Kevin Pearson makes bank.
Fans may be curious about how much Justin Hartley’s net worth accounts for his This Is Us salary. Hartley stars as Kevin Pearson on the NBC drama series, which premiered in September 2016. The show, which is in its fifth season, follows a family of five from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in two timelines: the 1980s when the Pearson siblings (Kevin, Randall, Kate) are kids and modern day when they’re adults.
Along with This Is Us, fans may also remember Hartley from his marriage to Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause. Hartley filed for the divorce from the reality TV star in November 2019 after barely two years of marriage. Although news of the divorce broke in November 2019, the This Is Us actor claimed that the couple’s separation was actually on July 8, 2019, nearly four months before he filed. Stause, however, claims that they separated on November 22 of that year—the same day Hartley “shocked” her by filing for divorce.
Season 3 of Selling Sunset, which premiered on Netflix in August 2020, saw Stause at the center of the drama after being “blindsided” by the divorce. In a teaser clip for Selling Sunset at the time, the Kentucky native revealed that Hartley texted her about the decision just moments before news of the split leaked to media outlets. “He texted me that we were filed,” she says tearfully in the clip. “Forty-five minutes later the world knew.”
To this day, fans are still curious about Hartley’s decision, with plenty wondering why he would claim the date of separation as July 8, 2020 given his “sudden” filing to Stause in November. Did something happen in the four months leading up to this? TMZ believes it’s possible that Justin Hartley’s net worth had plenty to do with the decision. Following the split, the outlet reported in December 2019 that Justin Hartley’s net worth had just gotten a big boost thanks to This Is Us. They speculate the reason for listing his separate date months earlier was to avoid his new salary from the NBC series from being considered in their divorce. Which, could very well be a major worry for the star, considering that it’s unclear if he and Stause ever signed a prenup.
For everything we know about Justin Hartley’s net worth in 2020—from his current salary on This Is Us, to how his divorce from Chrishell Stause might impact it—just keep on reading.
How much does Justin Hartley make from This Is Us?
Justin Hartley’s net worth has seen its biggest growth thanks to his role as Kevin Pearson on This Is Us. Hartley has been on the beloved NBC drama since the start, and as it’s fans continue to grow in numbers, so has his salary. According to Variety, Hartley started on the series making roughly $40,000 per episode in the first season. By season 2, his salary increased to $125,000 per episode. But it wasn’t until season 3 of This Is Us that the star and his castmates were able to renegotiate their contracts and become one of the highest-earning casts on primetime television today. As of season 3, Hartley’s salary per episode was $250,000. At 18 episodes a season, Hartley’s full salary totals an estimated $4.5 million per year.Source: Instagram
What are Justin Hartley’s other roles?
Before his big break on This Is Us, Hartley was known for his roles in major soap operas and CW dramas. He was a series regular on Passions as the character Fox Crane from 2002 to 2006. He went on to have a similar role on The Young and the Restless between 2014 and 2016.
Do Justin Hartley and Chrishell Stause have a prenup?
It remains unclear if Justin Hartley’s net worth will be negatively impacted by his divorce from Chrishell Stause, but it’s entirely a possibility. TMZ believes the couple never signed a prenuptial agreement, making for a possibly messy financial battle between the stars. So far, Hartley has suggested that he is not interested in paying any spousal support.
What is Justin Hartley’s net worth in 2020?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Justin Hartley’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million as of 2021, which accounts for his role on This Is Us, as well as money he made from other on-screen projects.
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