Even if you've never watched Buffy the Vampire Slayer before, odds are that you've heard of the series. It was an incredibly popular show on The WB and it aired for seven seasons before coming to a close.
The series helped launch the career of notable actors like Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seth Green, Alyson Hannigan, and David Boreanaz. It followed a teenage girl who is enlisted as a mythical slayer and must hunt down vampires and other creatures of the night to protect the world at large. We're taking a look at the net worth of the show's main cast.
10 Nicholas Brendon
Brendon is definitely best known for playing the role of Xander Harris on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was essentially the only "normal" guy on the series seeing as he didn't have any supernatural abilities.
He also played Kevin Lynch on Criminal Minds. Harris's overall net worth is only about $3 million. Sadly, he has had a lot of legal troubles since he left Buffy including drunk driving and assault. He did appear on the MTV series Faking It and has a new series coming up called Dark/Web.
9 Anthony Head
Playing the beloved character of Giles on the series, Anthony Stewart Head has an overall net worth of $3 million. He was Buffy's assigned watcher in the series.
Since then he has gone on to become apart of the successful radio opera, The Archers, and he has been cast in an upcoming miniseries based on a Harlan Coben novel titled The Strangers. He recently did another miniseries for BBC called The Split. Anthony Head is also known for playing the role of Uther Pendragon on the n0w-canceled series Merlin.
8 Charisma Carpenter
Best known for playing original mean girl Cordelia Chase on both Buffy and its spin-off Angel, Carpenter has had a long career playing various roles on many television series. She guest-starred on shows like Lucifer, Supernatural, No Good Nick, and recently she was on the FOX series, 9-1-1.
While she is best known for playing Cordelia Chase, who is a fan-favorite character, she is also known for her role on Veronica Mars. At present, Charisma has several projects in the works including a few television films. She has an overall net worth of $4 million.
7 Emma Caulfield
Emma Caulfield is known for playing the role of a vengeance demon named Anya Jenkins on the series. Her character became a love interest for Xander Harris and was often a kind of comic relief on the show as she battled with her demonic nature versus the desire to help Buffy and her friends.
Caulfield also appeared on Beverly Hills, 90210 as a love interest to Brandon Walsh. Her overall net worth is about $4 million. She last appeared in a guest role on Fear the Walking Dead during its third season.
6 Michelle Trachtenberg
Tachtenberg played the role of Dawn Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She was Buffy's younger sister. Sadly, Dawn was hated by a large portion of the fandom who found her to be annoying.
Many of the show's fans still argue about the character to this day. As for Trachtenberg, she is perhaps best known as Dawn or for playing Georgina Sparks on Gossip Girl. These days she lends her voice to a web series. She has a net worth of approximately $9 million.
5 James Marsters
James Marsters played the role of Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was the third part of a love triangle between Buffy and Angel. Spike also appeared on the spin-off series, Angel. He also a music career with his band called Ghost of Robot. His net worth is about $5 million.
Marsters has guest-starred in many other television shows such as Supernatural, Caprica, Hawaii 5-0, Warehouse 13, and Numb3rs. He played the villain Brainiac on Smallville in a recurring role. Right now he portrays the main role of Victor Stein in the Hulu series Marvel's Runaways. In regards to film, he has an upcoming horror film in the works with Universal Studios called Abruptio.
4 Sarah Michelle Gellar
Despite being a household name and the star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar's net worth is not as high as one might anticipate. This may be due to the fact she hasn't had luck in finding another successful television show since Buffy ended. Gellar's net worth is estimated to be about $20 million.
Aside from being a vampire slayer, she is also known as Daphne from Scooby-Doo since she played the character in two live-action films and she starred in the popular horror franchise, I Know What You Did Last Summer in addition to appearing in Scream 2, The Grudge, and cult hit Cruel Intentions. Recently she guest-starred in an episode of The Big Bang Theory. She is married to her Scooby-Doo co-star, Freddie Prinze Jr.
3 Alyson Hannigan
Hannigan played the role of Willow Shields on Buffy. She was a witch and one of the worst openly gay main female characters on network television. Her relationship with Tara was extremely popular and well-received by fans. Hannigan is doing well in her post-Buffy career. She is one of the few actors on this list that went from the success of Buffy to another incredibly successful series when she acted as Lily Aldrin in the long-running sitcom How I Met Your Mother.
She is also known for playing Michelle Flaherty in the American Pie franchise. Recently, Hannigan starred in the Lifetime film Abducted: The Mary Stauffer Story and has a new movie titled Flora & Ulysses in the works. Her net worth is about $30 million.
2 David Boreanaz
Boreanaz played Buffy's main love interest in the series. He was an ancient vampire named Angel who had an extremely dark side known as Angelus. Boreanaz is one of the most successful actors from the show. He landed his own spin-off series where he continued to play Angel for five seasons in the series named after his character alongside Charisma Carpenter.
After Buffy and Angel, he was cast in the FOX crime procedural Bones, which ran for 12 full seasons. He was rumored to be making around $250,000 an episode during the later years. Post-Bones, Boreanaz is now starring in another television series airing on CBS called SEAL Team. His net worth is $30 million.
1 Seth Green
Seth Green is one of the most successful and wealthiest actors from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, where he played the lovable Oz who was also a werewolf. He co-created, executive produces, and lends his voice frequently to the very popular Adult Swim television series, Robot Chicken. Green is also very big in the world of video games and has lent his voice to many of them including Call of Duty and the Mass Effect series.
Green has also been nominated for several Emmy Awards along with Robot Chicken in general. He is worth approximately $40 million. This past year he also released his first movie that he wrote and directed himself titled Changeland starring Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin. He has appeared in numerous films and television shows and frequently does voice-over work.