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Hugh Laurie Net Worth (2021) | Age, Height, Bio, FAQs

Hugh Laurie Bio

Hugh Laurie Net Worth – $50 Million

The famous Hugh Laurie is a British actor, and apart from this, he is also a Musician, Author, Comedian, Singer, and Director. As of 2021, Hugh Laurie has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He is known best in the roles of TV series such as “House,” “Blackadder,” and “Jeeves And Wooster.”

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Net Worth  $50 Million  
Age  67 years old  
D.O.B  11 June 1959  
Height  190 cm/ 6’2 feet  
Weight  94kg/ 207 lbs  
Profession  Musician, Author, Actor, Comedian, Singer, Director  
Nationality  British  
Place of Birth  Blackbird Leys, Oxford, UK  
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Dating  Jo Green (m. 1989)  
Children– Rebecca Laurie
– William Albert Laurie
– Charles Archibald Laurie

Hugh Laurie’s Biography

Hugh Laurie Career

Born on 11 June 1959, in Oxford, England, Hugh Laurie’s parents were of Scottish descent. He received his education from Eton and Cambridge as the son of a gold medalist in the Olympics. Hugh also rowed for England’s youth team in 1977 and Cambridge in 1980.

Hugh got acquainted with Emma Thompson in 1978 at Cambridge when they joined the “Flood Lights.” She later introduced him to Stephen Fry in 1980. Hugh Laurie got married and has three children. While his family is living in London, he lived in Los Angeles, but they are also moving to live with him.

Besides being a splendid actor and being involved in comedy, he wrote the novel “The Gun Seller,” the best-selling thriller. His second novel will also be appearing soon with the title “The Paper Soldier.”


Hugh Laurie’s got his high school and college education from Dragon School and Eton College. For further studies, he picked up anthropology and archaeology to study from the well-renowned Cambridge University. Over the interviews Hugh Laurie has had, he was always fond of studies. But, his interest in field sports ran more profound, and he ended up following the footsteps of his father. Hugh got himself engaged in rowing and was, in fact, very skilled at it, winning several awards during his youth years.

How did Hugh Laurie start his Career?

Hugh Laurie's Income

Signing up for an acting class was the first step to Hugh Laurie’s professional career. He had his TV appearances in the series called “Blackadder,” with Stephen Fry playing a role. During this time, Hugh and Stephen decided to create an entertainment show of theirs, it was called “Bit of Fry and Laurie” that helped them receive many positive responses.

The duo also began to release a weekly series of theirs for the coming three years called “Jeeves and Wooster.” He began starring in other films such as “The Young Visiters,” “Maybe Baby,” “Fortysomething,” “One Hundred And One Dalmatians,” “Stuart Little,” and also in “Girl From Rio.” Laurie also acted in drama movies like “The Man In The Iron Mask” and “Sense and Sensibility.”

Hugh Laurie also played a role in the 2004 Series “House,” which successfully ran and continued for eight years. Being a skilled musician, Laurie also showed his skills in some of his movies and also played for “Copper Bottom Band” and “Poor White Trash.” There is also recognition of his popular songs like “If I Can’t Have You.”

Sometime later, Laurie began to record solo albums naming “Let Them Talk,” in 2011 that got him receiving high recognition and also enter the top ten in many countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, and Britain. Among his popular songs are “St. James Infirmary” and “You Don’t Know My Mind.” They may not have been as successful, but it was in the top 10 places in Canada and Britain.

Hugh Laurie Net Worth and Salary

Well known for Hugh Laurie’s role in the medical drama House, he also has two Golden Globes in his bag and multiple nominations for the Emmys. Earlier, Hugh Laurie’s net worth was estimated to about $20 million. However, Hugh’s tremendous Career in acting and as a musician increases his net worth of approximately $50 million since 2021.

Some interesting facts about Hugh Laurie

We already know the general facts that Hugh Laurie is an English actor, musician, writer, comedian, director, author, and singer. So, here are also some exciting facts prepared, especially for the fans of Hugh Laurie that one may find fascinating.

  • Born in June 1959 in Oxford, Hugh Laure’s full name is James Hugh Calum Laurie.
  • Hugh’s parents are Scottish Descent and attended United Reformed Church in Oxford. It was previously called St. Colombia’s Presbyterian Church of England.
  • His relation with his mother, Patricia, was not as good, saying that she did not like him.
  • According to him, belief in God did not play a significant role in his home.
  • Hugh joined Dragon School from age 7 to 13, and he says that he was very naughty during those days.
  • Later he attended Eton College and said that he went to Cambridge, only because his father attended it.
  • Like Hugh’s father, he also participated as an oarsman when he was younger. He represented the youth team for Britain in 1977 at the World Rowing Championships. He and his rowing teammate came out as runners-up in 1980 coxless pairs.
  • He later had to quit due to a period of glandular fever, i.e., mononucleosis. So he attended a dramatic club called Cambridge Footlights, which had produced many famous comedians and actors.


Hugh Laurie Dating/ Wife

Hugh is currently married, and they have three children. His wife’s name is Jo Green, and their kids are – his first child Charles Archibald Laurie, his second is William Albert Laurie, and his daughter Rebecca Augusta Laurie.

How much does Hugh Laurie Make?

Laurie makes about $6.4 million a year. He makes approximately about $533,333 per month. Even in the series House, Hugh earned $ 300,000 for one episode that came up to $7 million every season. The highest he earned was $700,000 an episode that totaled to about $16 million for one season.