Net Worth: $20 Million
- Source of Wealth Actor, Comedian, Musician, Director
- Birth Place Oxford,UK
- Marital Status Married (Jo Green)
- Full Name James Hugh Calum Laurie
- Nationality United Kingdom
- Date of Birth June 11, 1959
- Ethnicity English
- Occupation Actor, Comedian, Writer, Musician, Director
- Children 3 (Rebecca Augusta Laurie, Charles Archibald Laurie, William Albert Laurie)
English actor, voice artist, comedian, writer, musician, recording artist, and director, Hugh Laurie, has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
As a secondary and college student, he was also a world-class oarsman. His father won a gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics as part of the British national team. Laurie went to Eton College, perhaps Britain’s best-known preparatory school. During his time there, he became involved in rowing. He quickly became one of the nation’s best, and in 1977, he became one half of the national junior champion coxed pair. In the world junior championships held in Finland that year, he and his teammate finished fourth in the world. After a two-year absence from the big screen, Laurie returned to the multiplexes in 2004 with a supporting role in Flight of the Phoenix. That same year, Laurie essayed the titular role as the cynical but brilliant Dr. Gregory House in the prime-time Fox medical drama House, for which he won Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a TV Series Drama in 2006 and 2007. In 2011, Hugh Laurie has landed a lucrative role as the face of L’Oreal.
He appears to have a second act in the works: his jazz and blues album, titled Let Them Talk, debuted at the number two spot on the U.K. charts in May 2011. Performing as a keyboardist with the rock band Poor White Trash. He added yet another profession to his lengthy list of accomplishments when, in 1996, he published his first novel, The Gun Seller. Married since 1989, he has three children with his wife, Jo. Born James Hugh Calum Laurie on 11 June 1959 in Oxford, England.