Blair Underwood Net Worth - Salary From L.A. Law And Quantico And Other Well Known Projects

BY SB Updated on 15 January, 2021

Blair Underwood Net Worth
$8 Million

Blair Underwood is known for his work in shows like City of Angels and Quantico. Image Source: Blair Underwood Instagram.

Birth Name Blair Erwin Underwood
Birth place Tacoma, Washington, US
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Hair Color Black

Blair Underwood is an American actor you may know from his roles in popular TV series like 'Quantico,' L.A. Law,' and 'City of Angels,. He has had an amazing career built around acting which has helped him gain thousands of fans over the globe. His charisma combined with his multi-diverse performance speaks for itself. 

Blair's roles have solidified his prominence in the industry, which ultimately earned him a tremendous amount of fame and fortune. His career that started more than three decades ago is showing no signs of stopping. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Blair Underwood's net worth is currently valued at around $8 Million. So, let's break down how he made this astounding fortune.

Blair Underwood Net Worth And Earnings

Blair started his acting career a long time back and as it is mentioned above he currently holds an estimated net worth of around $8 Million. This Quantico star's major source of income is acting like anyone would have guessed but he has also been involved in the industry as a director and producer. 

Earnings From TV Shows

 Blair has made quite an impression from his TV career since the time he debuted from 'One Life to Live' back in 1985. He went onto play an enormous amount of TV series after that. Some of his major works include 'Quantico', where he was featured alongside Priyanka Chopra, ' L.A Law', and 'City of Angels'. You can also see him as Andrew Garner in the Marvel TV series 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D' which makes him popular in the huge marvel fan base too. 

With this, at least one thing is clear that this Emmy awards winner must have had a huge boost in his net worth from all of these commercially successful series. He even gained a lot of viewers in the Indian subcontinent because of his roles in 'Quantico.' He also made an appearance on the TV series 'Sex and the City'. His current salary is estimated to be around $120,000 per episode which makes him one of the highest-earning characters on TV. He reportedly made $75,000 per episode for his role as the president in the series 'The Event' back in 2010.

Income From Movies

Underwood has also made successful endeavors in the silver screens. Some of his most fascinating roles in movies include his debut movie 'Krush Groove', 'Heat Wave and 'Set It Off'. But these were in the early days of his career, and his recent work includes 'The after Party', 'Bad Hair', and 'Juanita' where he was featured as himself.

Blair Underwood net worth and earnings

The movies did a pretty good job in the box office and he was also well-liked by the viewers. So, it can be totally inferred that the earnings from these blockbusters make up a huge chunk of Blair Underwood's net worth. Some of his movies with their box-office collection is listed below:

Movies Box Office Collection
Mandea's Family Reunion $63.3M
Malibu's Most Wanted  $34.4M
G $3M
Something New  $11.5M

As we mentioned earlier, Blair is truly multi-talented. He has directed some short movies like 'The Second Coming' and a movie 'Bridge to Nowhere' along with producing various documentaries which include 'Township Yogi', 'Mr. Soul!' and 'Give'. He also produced the movie 'The Hit' back in 2007. This just proves how versatile he is and makes his net worth well deserved.

LifeStyle And Assets

Since he has all the money he needs at his disposal, Blair is living an elegant and classy life. He currently lives with his wife, Desiree DaCosta along with his children. He is also extremely charitable as he bagged the Humanitarian award back in 1993 with his works for the Los Angeles chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He is also socially active supporting the Black Lives movement and any type of humanitarian protests. 

Blair Underwood Net Worth

Blair owned a house in Los Feliz which he sold for about $870,000 which just proves that he has got all the money he needs. He probably has multiple mansions and judging by his Instagram account we can see he loves to spend time with his children too. 

Quick Facts

  • Blair Underwood was born on 1964, August 25 to father Frank Eugene Underwood and mother Marilyn Ann Scales.
  • His father was in the army so he spent his early days in army camps and posts across the US and Germany.
  • He attended the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • He married his wife Desiree DaCosta in 17th September 1994. 
  • He was voted one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in 2000.

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Published on 26 August, 2020

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