How Rich Is Chris Evans, People’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2022?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Magnus Sundholm/Shutterstock (10476728ca)Chris Evans'Knives Out' film photocall, Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA - 15 Nov 2019.
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Chris Evans, the actor behind the Captain America film franchise, has been named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2022. He joins fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe actors, Paul Rudd (2021), Idris Elba (2018), Bradley Cooper (2011), Chris Hemsworth (2014), Ryan Reynolds (2010), Hugh Jackman (2008) and Jude Law (2004), in making the list.

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While his fans are thrilled, it’s his mom that may be the most pleased by the news.

“My mom will be so happy. She’s proud of everything I do but this is something she can really brag about,” he shared in his interview.

So how much is the sexiest man alive worth? According to Celebrity Net Worth, his total net worth is estimated to be $80 million. These earnings largely have come via his “Captain America” income.

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Here’s a look back at Chris Evans’ small beginnings on the silver screen, and his meteoric rise to fame in recent years.

Chris Evans’ Movies

While Evans catapulted to stardom as Captain America, a key role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has been acting professionally for nearly 25 years and has more than 45 acting credits to his name.

His first big break came in 2000 when he landed the part of Cary Baston in the television series “Opposite Sex.” He scored numerous small roles in the following years, guest starring on shows like “The Fugitive,” “Boston Public” and “Skin.”

Eventually, Evans transitioned to the silver screen, appearing in films like “Not Another Teen Movie” and “Cellular.” In 2005, he got his first taste of life as a superhero playing Johnny Storm in “Fantastic Four,” a role he reprised in the 2007 sequel, “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer.”

Although the actor has made a fortune from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has also expressed interest in spending time behind the camera. In 2015, he made his directorial debut with the film “Before We Go” — which he also starred in.

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Evans also has the distinction, along with actor Ryan Gosling, of starring in the upcoming Netflix original, “The Gray Man.” The movie is slated to be released on July 15 in theaters and on Netflix on July 22. It’s rumored to be Netflix’s most expensive original production yet, with a budget of $200 million.

Chris Evans as Captain America

Evans’ net worth soared since his 2011 debut as the title character in “Captain America: The First Avenger.” Marvel reportedly paid him $300,000 for his work on the first film. One year later, he received a $2 million payday for his role in “The Avengers,” according to celebrity gossip website Xfinity Entertainment.

For the 2015 sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Evans more than tripled his salary, earning $6.9 million, reported entertainment website CinemaBlend. And reported that he earned $15 million for “Avengers: Endgame,” which currently stands as one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.

While he hung up his Captain America suit after “Endgame,” he said returning to the franchise would be difficult but didn’t rule it out. “I don’t want to disappoint anybody but it’s tough to. …It was such a good run and I’m so happy with it,” Evans told Comic Book in June. “It’s so precious to me. It would have to be perfect. It just would be scary to rattle something that is, again, so, so dear to me. That role means so much to me. So, to revisit it, it would be a tall order.”

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Chris Evans’ Real Estate

Chris Evans’ house is nothing less than impressive. In 2014, Trulia reported he put his Hollywood Hills, Calif., home up for sale for $1.45 million. By that point, he had traded up to a three-bedroom, 4,599-square-foot Los Angeles home he purchased for $3.52 million in April 2013.

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Jami Farkas and Laura Woods contributed to the reporting for this article.

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Dawn Allcot is a full-time freelance writer and content marketing specialist who geeks out about finance, e-commerce, technology, and real estate. Her lengthy list of publishing credits include Bankrate, Lending Tree, and Chase Bank. She is the founder and owner of, a travel, technology, and entertainment website. She lives on Long Island, New York, with a veritable menagerie that includes 2 cats, a rambunctious kitten, and three lizards of varying sizes and personalities – plus her two kids and husband. Find her on Twitter, @DawnAllcot.
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