Christopher Masterson Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Christopher Kennedy Masterson was born on the 22nd January 1980, in Long Island, New York USA, and is a film and television actor probably best known for the role of Francis, the oldest of four brothers, heroes of the comedy series “Malcolm in the Middle” (2000 – 2006). For his performance in the series, Christopher won the Young Star Award and was nominated for the Young Artists Award. Christopher has been active in the entertainment industry since 1988.
How much is the net worth of Christopher Masterson? It has been reported by authoritative sources that his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Television and films are the main sources of Masterson’s net worth.
Christopher Masterson Net Worth $10 Million
To begin with, the boy was raised on Long Island, by parents Peter Masterson who worked as an insurance agent and Carol Masterson, who worked as a manager. His senior brother Danny Masterson became an actor, too, b ut they have also launched several restaurants together. Moreover, Christopher has two half siblings who are also actors: Jordan Masterson and Alanna Masterson.
Concerning his professional career, Masterson debuted in the television film “Hiroshima Maiden” in 1988. After landing some minor roles in feature films, Christopher was cast as a main in the romantic comedy action adventure film “Cutthroat Island” (1995) directed by Renny Harlin as well as in the anthology horror film “Campfire Tales” (1997) directed by Matt Cooper, Martin Kunert and David Semel. The actor has appeared in the films “Girl” (1998), “American History X” (1998) and “Dragonheart: A New Beginning” (2000). However, Masterson really rose to fame after starring in the critically acclaimed sitcom “Malcolm in the Middle” (2000 – 2006) aired on Fox. The series won seven Emmy Awards, one Peabody and one Grammy Award, whereas Christopher won a Young Star Award. It is also worth mentioning the fact that he landed the main role of the student Buddy in the comedy horror parody film “Scary Movie 2” (2001) directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans; even though the film received mostly negative reviews from critics, the box office grossed $141.2 million. Later, Masterson starred in the adaptation of the classic novel “Wuthering Heights” (2003), and landed the lead role in the independent film “Waterborne” (2005), which won the Special Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival. Furthermore, the Oxford International Film Festival Award for the Best Actor Masterson won after landing the main role in the film “Intellectual Property” (2006) by Nicholas Peterson. The actor starred in the romantic comedy “Made for Each Other” (2009). Recently, he was seen in the feature film “Bad Roomies” (2014) as well as in episodes of the series “Haven” (2014) and “@midnight” (2016). All the above mentioned roles have added sums to the size of Christopher Masterson’s net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Christopher is single, but has been in relatively long term relationships with Laura Prepon (1999 – 2007) and Arielle Vandenberg (2008 – 2009).
Lived with his ex-girlfriend Laura Prepon from 2001 until 2008.
Had a small role in the film Beethoven's 2nd (1993). However, his older brother, Danny Masterson, had a leading role in the film. The two were not playing brothers in the movie, so neither one mentioned to anyone that they were related. When producers went to view the film, they noticed the resemblance and reshot all of Chris's scenes with another actor.