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Full NameJason Scott Greenspan
First NameJason
Middle NameScott
Last NameGreenspan
Birth NameJason Scott Greenspan
Other NamePretzel Boy,Jay
ProfessionActor, Comedian
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityIsraeli descent
Birth CityNewark, New Jersey
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameAlexander B. Greenspan
Father ProfessionAccounting Manager
Mother NameRuth Minnie
Mother ProfessionNurse & Health Care Administrator
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeLibra
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDaena E. Title
Relation WithBritney Spears (January 3, 2004- January 5, 2004, annulled after 55 hours)
No Of Children2
AwardsTony Award
SibilingsMichael Greenspan (half-brother), Karen Van Horne (half-sister)
FilmographySeinfeld (1989-1998),Pretty Woman (1990),Shallow Hal (2001),Listen Up! (2004-2005)
EducationLivingston High School, Boston University (drop-out)
ReligionJewish
Height164 cm
Networth$50 M
Twitter Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 23,1959
Age60 years
Married DateMay 31,1981
Networth
Year2019
Amount$50 Million
Currencyusd

How Much Net Worth "Seinfeld" Cast Jason Alexander Has?

As of September 2019, the 7-time Primetime Emmy nominee owns $50 million net worth.

The Tony Award-winning actor & comedian Jason Alexander is famous for portraying George Costanza in the live-action sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998). Professional since 1981, the Pretty Woman actor's prominent career blessed him notable fame & fortune.

With a total of 143 acting credits to date, Alexander's journey from Broadway musical to TV shows & movies has earned him a tag of a millionaire. 

Some of the notable appearances include movie Shallow Hal (2001) and TV shows such as Duckman (1994- 1997), Dilbert (1999-2000), Listen Up! (2004-2005), Two and a Half Men (2012) and The Orville (2018- 2019).

Stage Actor Turned TV Star: Fortune Build-Up & Income

The Boston University drop-out began stage career through Broadway appearances; he worked in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along; Kander & Ebb's The Rink and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. The latter earned him Tony Award in 1989.

Jason Alexander's TV career breakthrough came up in 1989, after he became one of the main cast members, George Costanza, in the live-acting sitcom Seinfeld (1989- 1998).

Without a doubt, the major source of his money-shower is Seinfeld featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Michael Richards.

In the final season of the show, Jason alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards earned $600,000 per episode; that totaled $15 million for Season 9.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Alexander has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of September 2019.

American actor & comedian Jason Alexander, famous as Seinfeld cast, owns $50 million fortune
American actor & comedian Jason Alexander, famous as "Seinfeld" cast, owns $50 million fortune
Source: NBC NewYork

After the Seinfeld, the New Jersey-born appeared in numerous movies & TV shows, amassing a total of 143 acting credits.

He appeared in commercial successful movies like Pretty Woman (1990) featuring Richard GereJulia Roberts and in Shallow Hal (2001).

Moreover, the American comedian also served as executive producer for Agent Cody Banks (2003) and its sequel Destination London (2004).

Well, apart from Seinfeld, Alexander's other leading TV series role was in Duckman (1994- 1997) and in Listen Up! (2004-2005). Some of his other notable TV appearances include:

  1. Dinosaurs (1992- 1993)
  2. Dilbert (1999- 2000)
  3. Everybody Hates Chris (2006- 2007)
  4. Fish Hooks (2010- 2013)
  5. The Grinder (2015-2016)
  6. The Orville (2018- 2019)

Jason, 3-time Golden Globe Award nominee, currently voices Goji in Kody Kapow (2017- Present).

For a fact, the actor's upcoming project The Gettysburg Address, a documentary is under production.

Did You Know? He appeared on Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown in is 8th season and won $500,000 in the final table.

How Much Salary Alexander Earned From Seinfeld?

After the Seinfeld aired in 1989, the growing craze of the show earned the cast members a drastic rise in payroll; as Jason began to earn $125,000 per episode. 

Later, his salary negotiated for $150,000 per episode before Season 5 that summed him around $3.8 million per season.

Even though, Jason along supporting cast members of Seinfeld Julia & Michael demanded a whopping $1 million per episode; they got only $200,000 per episode in hand.

Jason Alexander with his Seinfield co-stars Michael Richards (left) and Jerry Seinfeld (right)
Jason Alexander with his Seinfield co-stars Michael Richards (left) and Jerry Seinfeld (right)
Source: Cheat Sheet

Thereafter, the payroll turned $400,000 per episode, before it went for a $600,000 per episode in the last season (Season 9, 1997/1998), while Jerry Seinfeld made $1 million.

Well, the Season 9 of Seinfeld earned $15 million to its supporting cast members, that turns out to be $24 million after inflammation adjustment as of 2019.

For a fact, Jason Alexander and his fellow co-actors Michael and Julia don't get royalty share from Seinfeld reruns & syndication, which have grossed $4 billion as per Celebrity Net Worth.

However, they can allegedly sum up hundreds of thousand dollars; a contrary to Seinfeld and creator Larry David's $250 million income through 1998 syndication.

Endorsements & Charity Works

Over the years, the Seinfeld cast has appeared in numerous TV commercials for Rold Gold pretzels, Fraiser, KFC, McDonalds' and ASPCA.

Though, meanwhile, Jason Alexander does not have any personal endorsements.

An avid user of Twitter with over 538K followers, the Shallow Hal actor is not active on Instagram, which has been an online platform for sponsorship.

Also, the American actor cum comedian is active in charity works and has association with many non-profit organizations like Ante Up For Africa, Children's Tumor Foundation, ENOUGH Project, Feed the Children and Scleroderma Foundation.

Back in the 2002 celebrity-edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Jason made $250,000 & donated the proceeds to 3 different charities.

Residence, Lifestyle, Cars & Expenses

Currently, the father of 2 children Jason Alexander shares Los Angeles, California house with his wife Daena E. Title.

The median house price in Los Angeles is $849,500, accompanied with an insurance premium of $1,360 per year.

Jason Alexander's house in Los Angeles
Jason Alexander's house in Los Angeles
Source: Virtual Globetrotting

Moreover, the Seinfeld star also owns a residence in New York.

With such massive fortune, Alexander does live a lavish lifestyle & owns an impressive collection of assets including luxury cars, though keeps it low-key.

His expenses ranges from real estate investments to travels & daily life luxury.

Jason Alexander and Jerry Seinfeld in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Special in 2014
Jason Alexander and Jerry Seinfeld in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Special in 2014

Also, the comedy veteran is liable to tax payments, including property & income tax. 

Since, Jason lives in Los Angeles, his property tax calls on 0.793% of asset's assessed value while the effective income tax levied is 9.3%.

Jason Alexander's Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Divorce & Relationship

Jason Alexander was born Jason Scott Greenspan on September 23, 1959, in Newark, New Jersey, the USA. His father Alexander B. Greenspan was an accounting manager and mother Ruth Minnie was a nurse and health care administrator.

Alexander has a half-brother Michael Greenspan and half-sister Karen Van Horne.

While attending Livingston High School (graduated in 1977), the actor adopted the stage name, Jason Alexander. 

Even though he enrolled at Boston University to study classical acting, but dropped out to move into New York to pursue a stage career.

Jason holds American nationality and hails from Jewish family background.

What Is Jason Alexander's Age & Height?

As of September 2019, Alexander is 59 years old and has a height of 5 ft. 4 inches (164 cm).

Shortest-Ever Lived Marriage With Spears

The American actor & comedian Jason was in a marital relationship with Britney Spears aka The Princess of Pop. 

The duo exchange vows on January 3, 2004, however, after 55 hours, they annulled their relationship on January 5, 2004.

Married To Daena: Father Of 2 Children

Meanwhile, Jason Alexander enjoys blissful married life with his wife Daena E. Title. The duo married on May 31, 1981, and is together ever since.

For a fact, Daena is the cousin of director Stacy Title.

Jason Alexander and his current wife Daena E. Title
Jason Alexander and his current wife Daena E. Title
Source: Zimbio

Furthermore, the couple is parents to 2 children: Gabriel Alexander (born in 1991) and Noah Alexander (born in 1996).

The duo resides in Los Angeles in their lavish mansion.

Did You Know? Jason began to lose hair since the age of 16.

Updated On 5 days ago Published On Wed Sep 18 2019 By CRM

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