How Much Is Sterling K. Brown Worth?

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American-born actor Sterling K. Brown ranks amongst the wealthiest of the stars on the NBC hit television series “This Is Us,” with a net worth of $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2018, he was earning $250,000 per episode. After taking an extended hiatus in November 2020, “This Is Us” returned to the airwaves in January 2021.

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But even without his “This Is Us” paychecks for two months, Brown has amassed a fortune from past on-screen work. And with “This Is Us” back on the air, both actors and fans can breathe easy about the future.

  • Net worth: $10 million

Other Key Roles

Brown first gained widespread recognition for his supporting role on “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” winning a Primetime Emmy Award. Brown also appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster hit “Black Panther,” playing the pivotal role of Prince N’Jobu, who was killed by his brother King T’Chaka.

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Awards and Recognition

In addition to his Emmy for “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Brown won a Golden Globe for best actor in a television series drama and a Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series. Although these accolades do not carry prize money, they can drive up the amount performers can earn for future shows and movies, according to Money Nation.

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About the Author

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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