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William Devane is an American film, theater, and television actor who is famous for his role Greg Summer on the primetime soap opera “Knots Landing (1983-1993) and as James Heller on the Fox serial drama “24 (2005-2007)”. Until now he has played his role in numerous television series and movies.

As of 2019, William Devane has an estimated net worth of $5 million. You can grab more information about his salary, endorsement, charity, insurance, tax, and personal details here.

William Devane’s Net Worth: Income Sources & Earning

William began his acting journey with the New York Shakespeare Festival where he performed in 15 plays. Until now he has made his appearance in numerous movies and television series. According to the source, the average salary of an actor/actress is around $50,301 with a median bonus of $1,032.

Legendary American film, theater, and television actor William Devane


William’s debut movie was in 1967 film “In the Country”. Later in 1969, he played his role as Narrator in “Gunsmith of Williamsburg”. Until now he has made his appearance in many movies including The Pursuit of Happiness, The 300 Yard Weekend, My Old Man’s Place, Yanks, Testament, Vital Signs, The River Why, Red Clover, 50 to 1, and any more.


His debut television acting was in the third episode of a half-hour American television crime drama “N.Y.P.D” from 1967 to 1969. Later in 1970, he appeared as Ghetto Clinic in 1 episode of “Medical Center”. Until now he has played his role in numerous TV series including, Gunsmoke, Mannix, Red Alert, Black Beauty, Timestalkers, Murder C.O.D., A Woman Named Jacki, and many more.

Other Ventures

Besides acting he has founded Deer Creek Equestrian Center. His intention was to bring together like-minded people to enjoy horses in a beautiful countrified setting.

William Devane’s Earning & Financial Data

William’s per episode salary from the television series “From Here to Eternity” was around $100,000 which means he has earned a good amount of money from his television career. Furthermore, he has made quite a money by appearing on a movie which includes

MovieBudgetBox Office
Yanks$6 million$3,931,010
Marathon Man$6.5 million$28.2 million
Family Plot$4.5 million$13.2 million
McCabe & Mars. Miller-$8,200,000
Interstellar$165 million$677.5 million
The Dark Knight Rises$250-300 million (gross) $230 million (net)$1.085 billion
Stargate: Continuum$7,000,000$9,220,127
Hollow Man$95 million$190.2 million
Space Cowboys$60 million$128.9 million
Payback$90 million$161.6 million

Highest Paid Actor For 2020

William has taken the first place on the People With Money's top 10 highest paid actors list. His overall earning in 2020 sits at $96 million. 

William Devane’s Assets, Charity, Tax, Insurance, Lifestyle & Expenses

William is a multi-millionaire so there is no doubt that he lives a lavish life along with his family. He has not shared any information about his house, however, he is believed to be around $1.5 million. He also drives around in expensive cars. 

Tax & Insurance

Talking about William’s tax, he has to pay about $1,780,499 for Federal, $123,211 for FICA, $395,202 for State, and $192,953 for Local. Furthermore, if he is living in a house worth $1.5 million then he has to pay around $28,875 for property taxes annually. 

Talking about his car insurance, according to the source, the average cost of car insurance in $1,426 per year, or $713 per six-month policy ($118.63 per month).


William Devane has promoted The Silver Maple Leaf for Charity. Furthermore, each sale of a silver maple leaf coin will donate $1 to Fisher House and Valour Place.

William Devane’s Personal Details: Age, Family, Education & Married Life

William Devane was born William Joseph Devane on September 5, 1939, in Albany, New York, U.S. He was born to Joseph Devane, who had been Franklin D. Roosevelt’s chauffeur when he was Governor of New York. His mother had Dutch and German ancestry and his father was of Irish descent.

He attended and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1962. Talking about his past affairs, it is very interesting because he had many affairs in his life. William also mentioned that he used to write his date plans on a small dairy to maintain his many girlfriends. 

Celebrating more than 50 years of successful conjugal life; William Devane and wife Eugenie Devane

William finally met the love of his life Eugenie Devane and his life changed forever. The couple tied the knot in 1961 and is still going strong. They have two children and the family of four resides in New York. 

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Updated On Fri Mar 20 2020 Published On Wed Apr 24 2019 By suzeena