Net Worth: $25 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place Hartford, Connecticut, United States
- Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)
- Full Name Erik Ki La Salle
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth July 23, 1962
- Ethnicity African-American
- Occupation Actor, Director
- Education Juilliard School, New York University
About Eriq La Salle
Eriq La Salle is a television, theatre and movie actor who has worked in movies like Coming to America and has played the role of Dr. Peter Benton in the television series, ER. His net worth is estimated to be $25 million. He has been in the show business since 1988 and continues to work in various productions even today.
He studied in the Julliard and was pursuing a theatre course in NYU. Around this time, Eriq started acting in various theatrical productions like “Shakespeare in the Park” by Joseph Papp. After this, he started getting various offers to work in Broadway shows. He did the Eddie Murphy movie “Coming to America” in 1988 and started working on the series “ER” in 1994. He has taken to direction since 1996 when he first directed the telefilm for HBO Rebound: The legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault. He has even directed Hallmark’s movie in 2009, titled Relative Stranger. Eriq has also directed some episodes of “Law & Order” and “The Twilight Zone”. He turned producer and director in 2002 when he did the movie “Crazy as Hell” and “The Salton Sea” with Van Kilmer. La Salle has made a lot of money for himself by working on various productions. He continues to do so.
He was born in Connecticut, in the town of Hartford. He continued as Dr. Benton in ER till the eighth season and returned to shoot two episodes in the final season of the show in 2009.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 1999
Salary from the TV series, ER (1999-2002)