How Rich Is Tina Fey?

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Actress, comedian, writer and producer Tina Fey got her big break on “Saturday Night Live” as a writer in 1997. But it wasn’t until 1999 when she became the show’s first female head writer, and a year later when she began getting more time in front of the camera on the sketch comedy show, that her career really took off. From 2000 to 2001, Fey played co-anchor on the “Weekend Update” feature. In 2002, she shared an Emmy Award win for outstanding writing for a variety, music or comedy program, Britannica reports.

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Tina Fey Net Worth: $75 Million

Her tremendous early success led to a lucrative and prolific career as a film and television writer and actress. Today, her net worth rivals her “SNL” co-stars’ at $75 million.

Fey wrote the screenplay for the 2004 hit movie “Mean Girls,” which grossed $24.4 million in the U.S. on its opening weekend, based on BoxOfficeMojo.com figures. With a budget of $17 million and worldwide revenue of $130.1 million during its run, the movie was a commercial and critical success, launching a culture complete with cute merchandise and also a Broadway play. Fey penned the script for the stage production.

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’30 Rock’ and Beyond

But “Mean Girls” wasn’t Fey’s biggest success — the best was yet to come for the actress. In 2006, she produced, wrote and starred in “30 Rock,” winning multiple Emmy Awards and a hefty $500,000 salary per episode. When the show ended its seven-year run, Fey went on to co-create the Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”

Fey has also starred in several motion pictures, “Wine Country,” “Date Night” and “Sisters,” according to IMDB. She has also guest-hosted on TV shows ranging from “Sesame Street” to “Iron Chef America,” further contributing to her bottom line.

In 2011, Fey wrote her autobiography, “Bossypants,” earning her a cool $13 million when book royalties were combined with her salary for executive producing, Celebrity Net Worth reports.

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Tina Fey Real Estate Investments

Fey’s real estate holdings including a $1.9 million Manhattan apartment, a smaller $550,000 New York City condo that Fey uses as an office and a $3.4 million apartment on the Upper West Side, all of which she owns with husband Jeff Richmond, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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Last updated: Sept. 30, 2021

 

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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 GeekTravelGuide.net, 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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