What is David Hyde Pierce Net Worth?

David Hyde Pierce Net Worth is US$ 40 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 40 Million
BornApril 3, 1959 (63 Years)
GenderMale
Height5’ 9”
HoroscopeAries
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Source of WealthActor, Comedian, Voice Actor
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBrian Hargrove (m. 2008)
Famous ForFor His Role as Dr. Niles Crane in Frasier.

Biography

David Hyde Pierce’s net worth was estimated at US$ 40 million as of 2022.

American actor, director, theatre performer, and television personality David Hyde Pierce. He gained notoriety for his role as Dr. Niles Crane, a psychiatrist, on the NBC comedy “Frasier.”

In addition, he is well known for winning a Screen Actors Guild Award and four Primetime Emmy Awards for the same role. His notoriety increased as a result of winning the 2007 Tony Award for his work in the musical “Curtains” as Lieutenant Frank Cioffi.  

Timeline

1977

He graduated from Saratoga Springs High School.

1981

Pierce completed his Bachelors of Arts degree from Yale University.

1990

After graduating, he moved to New York City. He was employed with various jobs, such as selling ties at Bloomingdale’s and working as security guard. He did his job while studying at Michael Howard Studios.

2000

He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor Emmy award for 11 consecutive years.

2007

On 19 November 2007, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from ‘Niagara University’ in New York.

2010

He appeared in revival of David Hirson’s Play “La Bete.” This play was directed by Matthew Warchus.

2020

David played a role as Paul Cushing Child in “Julia” series.

Early Life

David was born in New York’s Saratoga springs. George Pierce, his father was an aspiring actor & mother Laura Marie Pierce was an insurance agent. He was the youngest of four siblings, Barbara and Nancy were two older sisters and Thomas was his older brother. He graduated with a bachelor’s of arts from ‘Saratoga Springs High School’ in the year 1977, then attended ‘Yale University’ and studied a double major in English literature and theatre studies. During his studies at ‘Yale University’, he performed and directed students appearing in Yale Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore.

Career

He is a talented actor with four ‘Emmy Awards’ in his hands. In the 1980s, After graduating, Pierce relocated to New York City where he was employed in various jobs side by side completing his acting career and studying at ‘Michael Howard Studios.’ In Norman Lear’s political comedy “The Powers That Be,” Pierce portrayed Theodore, a congressman, between the years of 1990 and 2000. He was also seen in Jodie Foster in “Little Man Tate,” with Anthony Hopkins in Oliver Stone’s Nixon. As pierce was best in voice acting, he played a role as narrator of the movie “The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human” in 1999. In the year 2005, Pierce joined Tim Curry with others in the stage production of “Spamalot.”

In August and September 2006, he played the role of Lieutenant Frank Cioffi in “Curtains,” a new kinder and ebb musical in Los Angeles. In the year the 2010s, pierce was observed in a revival of David Hirson’s play “La Bete” which was directed by Matthew Warchus. Between 2014 and 2015, Pierce played Frank Prady on CBS’s “The Good Wife.” The Manhattan Theatre Club was directed by pierce in the year 2015 for David Lindsay-Abaire’s play “Ripcord.” In the year 2017, David played a role as Dr. Jones in TV Mini-Series “When We Rise.” In the “Julia” series, which debuted on HBO Max in March 2022, Pierce played Paul Cushing Child in place of Tom Hollander in the year 2020.

David Hyde Pierce Net Worth Growth

A well-known actor, comedian, and voice actor is David Hyde Pierce. An estimate of David Hyde Pierce’s wealth puts it at US$ 40 million. From his career, David Hyde Pierce has made a respectable sum of money.

Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of David Hyde Pierce career:

  • Frasier (1993 – 2004)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  • Treasure Planet (2002)
  • The Perfect Host (2010)

Favorite Quotes from David Hyde Pierce

Favorite Quote 1 from David Hyde Pierce

“Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, I’m finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You’re not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else.”

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Favorite Quote 2 from David Hyde Pierce

“Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease. It was painful for me and my family to watch my grandfather deteriorate. We must find a cure for this horrible disease.”

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Favorite Quote 3 from David Hyde Pierce

“You only have a week to do a show. I mean, there’s only so deep you can dig in that week.”

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Favorite Quote 4 from David Hyde Pierce

“I would always fall down the big main staircase in our house. My favourite thing in the world was to pretend to be horribly killed at the top of it, and to fall dramatically down to the bottom of it.”

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Favorite Quote 5 from David Hyde Pierce

“I was as happy doing theatre in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it’s a good job that will continue.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does David really play piano?

At Yale University, he majored in music with an emphasis on piano performance.

Where is David Hyde Pierce now?

David resides in Los Angeles with Brian Hargrove.

How much was David Hyde Pierce paid for Frasier?

David represented Frasier’s younger brother Niles. He was earning around US$ 750,000 an episode.

Summary

David Hyde Pierce’s net worth was estimated at US$ 40 Million as of September 2022. An actor, comedian, and voice actor, he has made a respectable sum of money. He gained notoriety for his role as Dr. Niles Crane, a psychiatrist, on the NBC comedy “Frasier.” Pierce also won a Screen Actors Guild Award and four Primetime Emmy Awards for the same role. David Pierce played Theodore, a congressman in Norman Lear’s “The Powers That Be.”

Some of the best highlights of his career include “Frasier,” “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Treasure Planet” and “The Perfect Host.” He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor Emmy award for 11 consecutive years. In 2000, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from ‘Niagara University’ in New York.

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