First airing in 2017, Big Little Lies follows the story of a group of privileged women living in Monterey, California, who become entangled in a web of lives after their small town is shaken by a local murder. There are several huge names in the cast, including Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and in the second season, Meryl Streep.
While there might be a Season Three in the cards for the future, at the moment we have to be content with just two seasons of this juicy and addictive show. Keep reading to find out every cast member of Big Little Lies’ net worth.
10 Nicole Kidman: $130 Million
The cast of Big Little Lies is made up of quite a few stars. Playing the role of Celeste, there’s Nicole Kidman, who happens to be one of the most successful actresses in the film industry. As of 2019, the movie star has a net worth of around $130 million, according to Wealthy Gorilla.
Kidman has accumulated this super impressive figure over many years of acting in major films and television shows. These include The Others, The Hours, Eyes Wide Shut, Moulin Rouge, The Golden Compass, and Australia.
9 Reese Witherspoon: $150 Million
Another super successful cast member of the show is Reese Witherspoon, who has made a name for herself starring in some of the biggest and most iconic films of the last 20 years. These include Sweet Home Alabama, Walk the Line, Legally Blonde, Cruel Intentions, Water for Elephants, and Just Like Heaven. Witherspoon has also appeared on TV shows too, notably guest-starring as Jill Green on Friends.
On Big Little Lies, Witherspoon plays Madeline, a mother of two who goes through marital problems. She has a net worth of approximately $150 million.
8 Zoe Kravitz: $8 Million
Bonnie is a little excluded from the main group of women, comprised of Celeste, Madeline, Jane, and even Renata. She’s the new wife of Nathan, Madeline’s ex, but she and Madeline still end up having a good relationship as the episodes go on. The second season sees Bonnie reconnecting with her mother after a traumatic childhood.
The character of Bonnie is played by Zoe Kravitz, who has a net worth of about $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Aside from her acting career, she also dabbles in music and even sings on the show.
7 Shailene Woodley: $9 Million
Playing single mom Jane is Shailene Woodley, the newcomer of the group who just moved to town. Over the course of the two seasons, we find out that Jane is connected to one of the families already living in Monterey. As she tries to fit in, she also comes to terms with her past and how it affects her present.
Woodley has a net worth of $9 million, according to Net Worth Buzz. She is well-known for playing the character of Tris in the Divergent franchise. As a child, she also appeared on The O.C.
6 Laura Dern: $20 Million
Laura Dern has quite a stellar acting career behind her. Famous for appearing in 1993’s Jurassic Park, Dern has also had roles in projects such as Star Wars: The Last Jedi, October Sky, I Am Sam, Little Fockers, and The Fault in Our Stars, where she played the mother of future co-star Shailene Woodley. Over the course of her career, she has accumulated a net worth of $20 million.
In Big Little Lies, Dern plays Renata, who starts off at odds with the other women. But they put aside their differences when the involvement in a murder brings them together.
5 Meryl Streep: $90 Million
Season Two of Big Little Lies saw the arrival of one of the biggest names of the industry into the cast: Meryl Streep, playing the role of Perry’s mother, Mary-Louise. As usual, Streep delivers a brilliant performance. She really is gifted at making audiences hate her!
Streep is one of the most successful actresses of the era and is widely considered to be among the most talented and the most skilled. According to Cheat Sheet, she has a net worth of $90 million, earned from a string of major films.
4 Alexander Skarsgård: $12 Million
In Big Little Lies, the victim of the murder which the show revolves around also happens to be the main villain. Perry is married to Celeste, and while he’s a good father to the twins, he’s abusive, controlling, and manipulative towards his wife. In the end, he gets himself killed when Celeste’s friends step in to protect her from one of his fits of rage.
Perry is portrayed by Alexander Skarsgård, who is the son of legendary actor Stellan Skarsgård. He was born in Sweden and has appeared in several projects both in the United States and in his home country. He has a net worth of $12 million.
3 Adam Scott: $8 Million
In the past, we’ve seen Adam Scott’s talents as a comedic actor through his work in films like Step Brothers and Monster-in-Law, so it was interesting to see him play such a serious role in Big Little Lies. He plays Ed, Madeline’s husband who begins super supportive but then turns resentful after his wife betrays him. His acting in this show definitely makes us appreciate his wide range!
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Scott is worth around $8 million, which he has accumulated from his acting career. He has also appeared in films such as KrampusandThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
2 James Tupper: $4 Million
The Canadian-born James Tupper plays the role of Madeline’s ex and Bonnie’s current husband, Nathan. Although he sometimes seems disinterested in Bonnie’s life, he does stand by her as the weight of Perry’s murder begins to eat away at her during Season Two.
Tupper is known for appearing in TV series such as Men in Trees, Mercy, and Revenge. As of 2019, he as a net worth of about $4 million. He’s also appeared in various movies, such as Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Joe Dirt, Me and Orson Welles, and Playing for Keeps.
1 Kathryn Newton: $1 Million
Playing the role of Madeline’s eldest daughter, Abigail, is Kathryn Newton. Newton is well-known for portraying Allie Pressman in The Society, a Netflix original series. She also plays Lucy Stevens in Pokémon Detective Pikachu. At the age of 22, she is already worth $1 million, according to Top Planet Info.
Abigail and Madeline share a close relationship on the show, although there are things that Abigail hides from her mom (as all teenagers tend to do). We’ve loved seeing their bond strengthen and if there are any more seasons, we hope to see their relationship progress even more.