Freaks and Geeks first premiered on our screens at the culmination of the 20th century. This high school comedy-drama is considered to be one of the best TV shows of all time by sources such as Time and Entertainment Weekly. However, even with its amazing star-cast and incredible reviews, the show was canceled after one short season.
This show gave birth to many talents we love and admire today. James Franco, Seth Rogen, Linda Cardellini, Busy Philipps, and Jason Segel all rose to fame through Freaks and Geeks. Even though their time on Freaks and Geeks didn’t last very long, this set of actors went on to work on a number of other films and TV shows and garnered a plethora of wealth along the way. Scroll below to discover the net worth of the Freaks and Geeks cast today.
10 Joe Flaherty
Born in 1941, Joe Flaherty has managed to secure over a 100 acting credits under his belt over the years. Best known for his work on SCTV from 1976 to 1984, Flaherty went on to star in TV shows such as Maniac Mansion and Police Academy.
Flaherty also appeared in films such as Happy Gilmore, Anchorman, and Back To The Future 2. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $500,000.
9 Samm Levine
Samm Levine started doing stand-up when he was just 12 years old and fell in love with the world of comedy. Over the years he appeared and guest-starred on many TV shows but is best known for his work on Freaks and Geeks, Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show, and NCIS.
Levine has also appeared in a number of films such as Wet Hot American Summer, Sydney White, and Not Just Another Teen Movie. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $2 million.
8 Martin Starr
Along with Freaks and Geeks, Martin Starr starred in Silicon Valley and Party Down on the silver screen. He also appeared in the film Knocked Up, garnering positive reviews that led him to score roles in films such as Good Dick and Adventureland.
Starr made a number of guest appearances on shows such as How I Met Your Mother and films such as Superbad. He most recently starred in Spider-Man: Far From Home. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $3 million.
7 John Francis Daley
John Francis Daley began acting at a very young age playing the lead in the international tour of Broadway’s Young Tommy. Freaks and Geeks gave him his first big television break and he went on to appear in television shows such as The Geena Davis Show, Boston Public, and Spin City.
Best known for his recurring role on Bones, Daley also co-wrote a number of major films such as Horrible Bosses 2, Vacation, and Spider-Man: Homecoming. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $5 million.
6 Linda Cardellini
Linda Cardellini’s love for acting began in elementary school when she began acting in school productions. After graduation, she moved to LA to pursue her career. In the late '90s, she guest-starred in a number of shows such as Clueless, Guys Like Us, and Boy Meets World, until she scored the lead role in Freaks and Geeks.
After the culmination of the show, Cardellini went on to star in movies such as Scooby-Doo, Legally Blonde, and Brokeback Mountain. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $6 million.
5 Busy Philipps
Before debuting on TV, Busy Philipps modeled as a life-size Barbie at Toy fairs. In 1999, she debuted in Saving Graces, shortly before scoring a role in the cult favorite, Freak and Geeks. Philipps went on to star in major TV such as Dawson’s Creek, Entourage, and Malcolm In The Middle.
Phillips also scored roles in prominent films such as White Chicks, Made of Honor, and He’s Just Not That Into You. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $12 million.
4 Becky Ann Baker
Best known for her role in Freaks and Geeks, Becky Ann Baker has a number of TV, film, and theatre credits to her name. She guest-starred in TV shows such as Sex and The City, Star Trek, Law & order, and Fraiser. Baker also appeared in films such as Sabrina, In & Out, Spider-Man, and most notably, Men in Black. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $26 million.
3 James Franco
James Franco was always passionate about acting. After gaining some experience acting in his high school productions, he decided to pursue it as a full-time career instead of studying further. After moving to Los Angeles, Franco was cast in Freaks and Geeks. Although the show was canceled after the first season, Franco made his film debut the same year in Never Been Kissed.
He went on to act in major films such as Spider-Man, Pineapple Express, and most notably, 127 hours. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $30 million.
2 Jason Segel
Jason Segel became a household name through his portrayal of Marshall Eriksen on How I Met Your Mother. However, Segel has a number of other acting credits under his belt. He started out with Freaks and Geeks and went on to appear in major motion pictures such as The Five Year Engagement, Sex Tape, The Muppets, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $40 million.
1 Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen is a jack of all trades. He is an incredibly gifted comedian, actor, and writer. As a child, Rogen was always interested in comedy and knew he wanted to make a career in this field. As a young adult, he scored a supporting role in Freaks and Geeks. Even though the show was canceled after one season, Rogen moved to Los Angeles soon after and continued to work towards his dream.
He starred in supporting roles in renowned films such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Knocked Up. Rogen also went on to co-write major films such as Pineapple Express and Superbad. He most recently starred as Pumbaa in the Disney remake of The Lion King. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $55 million.