Dax Shepard, a 46 year old American actor but you may also know him as a comedian, writer, podcast host, or writer as well. He may not be as easily recognizable as his wife Kristen Bell but he has built a very successful career in various fields.
Therefore, similar to other celebrities, the Dax Shepard net worth is something worth knowing about, especially after his recent popular podcast show ‘Armchair Expert’. So, let’s dive in and get to know the real net worth of Dax and how he built his wealth.
Dax Shepard net worth is among some of the confusing topics on the internet as Dax Shepard’s net worth is often confused with the net worth of Dax and Kristen together. Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard net worth in 2021 is $40 million.
Dax Shepard Net Worth
Dax Shepard’s career began in 1996 and he is in the media entertainment industry till now. In 1996 he started with improv and in 2003 he got into a candid camera type show called Punk’d. In 2014, he did a comedy show “without a peddle” and in the following years, he acted in some great movies.
In 2013 Dax Shepard got married to Kristen Bell, an American actress who gave voice to ‘Princess Anna’ in ‘Frozen (2013)’ Disney film. Dax and Kristen were in a relationship since 2007 and got married in 2013, that is 11 years of togetherness.
Since then, this couple’s net worth is considered as one. For Dax, his money comes from performing various roles in movies and hosting a podcast show. Whereas, Kristen bell’s wealth comes from giving voice to Disney characters like princess anna as well as acting in movies.
However, coming to Dax Shepard net worth excluding Kristen Bell, it is estimated that his individual net worth is $12 million dollars. But just the number of net worth is not enough to measure Dax Shepard’s success.
Now that we know Dax Shepard net worth, let us briefly go through Dax’s early life before he entered Hollywood to know him a little better.
Dax was born on 2nd January 1975 in Detroit, one of the most popular cities in the United States. For the majority of years, Dax spent his life with his mother as his parents divorced when he was just 3 years old.
Dax Shepard belonged to a middle-class family with his mother working in General Motors (GM). In his teenage years, he worked with his mother for 4 years (14-18) to help his mother. Therefore, Dax’s economic condition was not too bad but not great either.
Dax has two siblings, one elder brother, and a younger sister. After graduating from Walled Lake Central High School in Michigan, he moved to California to enroll in The Groundlings school.
Coming from such a middle class family it is quite remarkable to see today’s Dax Shepard net worth. It is the journey after teenage and Dax’s career choices that lead to his $20 million net worth. Let us see what Dax’s career life looks like.
Dax Shepard spent a good amount of time developing his acting skills during early life and that really paid him off later in his career. He spent 5 years in a class for the comedy genre and he joined Sunday Company of The Groundlings.
Due to his past training, in 2003 he got a chance to work with MTV in Punk’d. Since then he has become quite famous for his improv skills. In 2012, when the show Punk’d reappeared, he secured his role there too.
However, his success wasn’t overnight. Before his first role in Punk’d he struggled for the past 10 years, giving auditions after auditions. Soon after Punk’d, he got an agent for himself. Punk’d gave Dax the recognition he needed and since then he got to do a lot of comedy films.
Contributions To Dax Shepard Net Worth
Dax began starring in movies like ‘Without a Peddle’ which grossed around $65 million worldwide. This was just the beginning and a small contribution if we see Dax Shepard net worth today.
Let’s take a look at Dax Shepard’s some of the best performances till now and how it contributed towards his $12 million net worth.
Idiocracy is a sci-fi adventure movie and as it features Dax it has to be a comedy movie. However with an IMDB rating of 6.6. It is quite an underrated movie considering its outrageous comedy and unique storyline.
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
This movie is of the action-adventure genre. This movie will remind you of Jumanji for sure. This movie starring Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins along with Dax Shepard is a fun and adventurous game to watch with your family.
The Judge (2014)
This time with a crime drama genre, Dax Shepard impressed his audience with a noticeable performance. The film cast consists of Robery Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, and Vera Farmiga and it was nominated for an Oscar. It has an IMDB rating of 7.4 stars.
The Ranch (2016-2020)
This Netflix show of Dax Shepard has an IMDB rating of 7.5. This series started in 2016 and Dax joined in 2018. He performed the role of Luke for 25 episodes and it’s one of the best performances.
It won’t be wrong if we say Dax is more popular for his performance on television than in movies. Parenthood is a drama comedy genre show in which Dax performed the role of Crosby Braverman. This series has 6 seasons and it was nominated for a golden globe.
Sources Of Dax Shepard Net Worth
Dax Shepard net worth is attributed to his movies and television roles, most of which are mentioned above. Also, brand endorsements are one huge source of income that adds to his net worth.
There’s one more source that helped Dax build his wealth. Yes, I am talking about the extremely popular podcast show “Armchair Expert” which is hosted by Dax Shepard. Armchair Expert no doubt is one of the most popular and most viewed podcasts on the internet and as a result, it generates $9 million per year consistently.
Coming to brand endorsement, in 2014 Dax acted in one Samsung Galaxy commercial advertisement. This commercial included both Dax Shepard and his wife Kristen Bell. It has +20 million views on YouTube so far.
“Top Gear” America’s popular Autosport show, from 2019 Dax Shepard became the new host of the show and has become famous quite instantly thereafter. All of this contributes towards Dax Shepard net worth.
Dax Shepard and his wife Kristen Bell own a spectacular three story country styled (the 1920s themed) house in California. They brought the house for $4 million in 2017 which measures +4,000 square feet. The house has 4 bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a carriage house.
Dax Sheppard also owns two residential apartments in Los Angeles which are handled by his sister. They made this deal through a holding company named Pringus Property LLC. This property came into light when the couple asked their tenants not to pay April 2020’s rent to help them cope up with the economic crisis in the covid-19 pandemic.
Dax Shepard loves to drive vehicles, both cars and bikes and he currently drives a 1994 Buick Roadmaster Station Wagon. He also participates in motorcycle races at Buttonwillow Raceway with bikes like Ducati Hypermotard 1100S and Suzuki GSX-R1000.
He also owns a 1967 Lincoln Continental which was featured in his own movie ‘Hit and Run’. So basically, this lifestyle pretty much compliments Dax Shepard net worth. Also, Dax Shepard is quite satisfied with his life and his current net worth. However, there is still one common question that wanders on the internet.
Is Dax Shepard Okay With His Net Worth Being Less Than His Wife Kristen Bell?
So far we have discussed various aspects of Dax Shepard’s life and that itself is enough to know Dax’s personality. His behavior further compliments his thoughts well through his actions.
Dax Shepard’s wife Kristen Bell is no doubt more popular than him and so does her net worth. Kristen Bell’s net worth is said to be around $20 million dollars. But the fact that Kristen Bell earns more than Dax doesn’t seem to bother him at all.
Using his own platform “Armchair Expert” he said that he is glad that his wife earns well and just contributes to the wellbeing of their family considering the earlier days of his life. He is proud of his wife as their two daughters Lincoln and Delta get a lot of inspiration from their mother Kristen Bell.
Therefore, it is clear that Dax Shepard net worth only had a positive impact on him and others. Dax is satisfied with the kind of lifestyle he is living and also he spends some money on people who are in need.
Future of Dax Shepard Net Worth
As of 2020, talking about both Shepard and Bell separately, Dax Shepard net worth was around $12 million whereas Kristen Bell’s net worth was around $20 million. Together, they are wealthy enough with a net worth of a whopping $40 million.
However, talking about the future of this couple, especially Dax Shepard’s, he still has a lot of careers left in the film industry and also he is currently working with “Top Gear” since 2019. Even Kristen has a lot of scope for growth in the near future as both of them are at their peak and well recognized in Hollywood.
Also, the couple was recently working on a brand and they have launched “Hello Bello”, a brand under which they have introduced plant-based baby products and they have plans to continue growing up together. Hence Dax Shepard net worth is predicted to go only higher in upcoming years.