Net Worth: $4 Million
- Source of Wealth Actor
- Nationality United States
About Michael Emerson
American actor, Michael Emerson, has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Best known for his role as Benjamin Linus on ABC’s television series, “Lost.” Michael Emerson has made a name for himself with roles that capitalize on his unique, expressive face. Graduated in 1976 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1986, he relocated to Florida, where he worked in regional theater and, in 1993, enrolled in the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s University of Alabama-sponsored Master of Fine Arts/Professional Acting Training program. It was there that he met his future wife, Carrie Preston, whom he married in 1998. Shortly after graduating, he began scoring bigger and better roles in productions like 1997’s off-Broadway show Gross Indecency: The Trials of Oscar Wilde, in which he played the title role. Other prominent roles followed in plays like The Misanthrope and The Iceman Cometh.
In 2006, Emerson joined the cast of the hit TV series Lost, playing the mysterious and manipulative Ben, whose role in the island’s secrets and power over its inhabitants drew in countless viewers who loved how well he played the creepy and nefarious villain.