Bill Murray Net Worth: Movies & Houses

Golden Globe Award Winner and famous American actor and comedian Bill Murray have a net worth of $180 Million.

Willian James Murray, famous as Bill Murray, was born on 21 September 1950 in Evanston, Illinois.

Meanwhile, Bill is an iconic comic legend and is famous for his fabulous acting.

Bill Murray in Show.
Bill Murray at an event.

Initially, Murray came into fame after presenting his bizarre comedy skills in ‘Saturday Night Live‘ that grabbed him primetime Emmy awards.

Likewise, he has acted in movies like Caddyshack, Stripes, GhostBusters, Groundhog day, etc.

Similarly, Murray’s iconic comedy style both on and off-screen has resulted in seeing him as a folk hero and in being used as a meme icon on the internet.

Quick Facts

Full Name  Willian James Murray
Nick Name Bill Murray
Date of Birth 21 September 1950
Residence Los Angeles
Place of Birth  Evanston, Illinois
Religion Iris Catholic
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education St.Joseph, Loyola Academy, and Regis University
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Father’s name Edward Joseph Murray II
Mother’s name Lucille
Siblings Eight ( John, Joel, Brian, Doyle, Nancy, Ed)
Age 71 Years Old
Height 6 Feet 2 Inches
Weight 78Kg
Hair color Grey
Eye color Blue
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Ex. Wife Name Jennifer Butler(1997-2008) and Margaret Kelly ( 1981-1996)
Children Six( Cal, Homer, Lincoln, Jackson, Cooper )
Profession Comedian, Actor, and Writer
Social media Not Available
Awards Best Actor in Leading Role, Outstanding supporting actor, Best Male Lead, Best Supporting Male
Net worth $180 Million
Last Update July, 2022

Net Worth and Income

With his acting skills, Bill Murray has a net worth of $180 million.

As of now, Bill Murray is the Top 17 wealthiest comedians worldwide.

Meanwhile, the salary of Bill Murray is around $22.7 Million annually.

He made as high as $250,000 per week in his peak acting career and annually around $15Million.

Murray charged around $300,000 for appearing as a guest in events, Television shows & endorsements.

As a lead actor, he has played in over 24 movies that have grossed more than $1Billion in box office collection.

Besides these, Murray also earns from investment in sports clubs and as a writer.

Houses and Cars

Houses

Bill Murray owns multiple houses in Los Angeles, California, Massachusetts, and Palisades.

Meanwhile, the cost of his former house in South Carolina was $3.9Million. It had five bedrooms and five bathrooms and was spread over 4873 square feet.

Similarly, he bought Rocky Palisades house for around $2.6Million, and its current value is $4.9Million.

The house is spread over 19000 square feet of area.

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Cars

Meanwhile, the multi-millionaire has various cars on his list.

Bill has a Vintage Maserati sports car that costs around $98,000.

Also, he has a collection of Alfa Romeo on his list, which is over $85,000.

Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Meanwhile, with such a handsome net worth, the comedian enjoys a lavish lifestyle.

During his casual Golf practice session, Bill likes to wear loudmouth golf shorts that cost over $80.

Similarly, Bill was spotted wearing Mayor of Colerine’s chain, which costs over $100,000.

Also, he prefers the products of Puma and often is seen in hippie look as well.

Bill Murray Hippie Look.
Bill Murray in hippie look.

The comedian also likes to sing when he is in the mood and loves to be in touch with his friends.

Vacations

Meanwhile, Bill Murray gets to travel a lot during his movies.

His vacation destinations include Los Angeles, Tokyo, Mexico, and Spain.

Besides, he also sometimes gives tips on travel while he is on vacation.

Likewise, he also frequently travels to Saint Paul, Minnesota, to watch games and refreshments.

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Movies, Tv-Shows, Investment, and Books

Movies

Meanwhile, the Oscar Nominee has collected a plethora of income from the Movies.

Similarly, for the movie Stripes, Bill was paid around $882,970 in 1981.

Likewise, for the two parts of Ghostbusters, the comedian plucked over $12 Million as earnings.

In 2001, for The Royal Tenenbaums, Murray took $2.2 Million.

In 2004, for his role in Garfield, the actor was paid over $6 Million. Similarly, his role in Zombieland grabbed him more than $3Million.

Further in 2014, The Grand Budapest Hotel earned him $5Million.

Another blockbuster called ‘The Jungle Book (2016)’ made an astonishing box office collection of $965 Million.

He was able to grab over $48Million from the bonus and salary collectively.

For his role as Triple Harisson in Meatballs in 1979, which made a box office collection of $43Million, Bill was granted a sum of $100,000.

Similarly, Bill acting in What about Bob? (1991) grabbed him $8Million as salary.  The movie managed to gross around $63Million.

And Groundhog Day(1993), which grossed over $71.1 Million in the box office, rewarded Murray with $10Million in salary.

However, Bill Murray was shockingly paid just $9,000 for his role in Rushmore.

For his role in Caddyshack, Bill Murray grabbed an estimate of $2,750,000 for filming only 11 weeks.

Similarly, Murray was cast in a movie called ‘The Deads Don’t Die‘ in 2019 that was released in 690 theatres worldwide and made a box office collection of around $15,743,842.

TV-Shows

Meanwhile, Bill has also bestowed his acting skills in TV-Shows.

He came into prominence after being cast in the TV series Saturday Night Live.

Likewise, from Saturday Night live, he earned $1.44 Million from 1977 to 1993.

Similarly, he also had appearances in series like All you need cash (1978), Second City Television (1982), and Alpha House (2013-2014).

Likewise, Murray featured in two episodes of Olive Kitteridge in 2014, which made the average domestic collection $495,289.

Bill also acted in the series Parks and Recreation for the role of Mayor Walter Gunderson, which amassed over $1.6Million.

Following this, he made an appearance in shows like Vice Principal, Angie Tribeca, etc.

Investments

Apart from his movie career, the comedian actor has also made his entry into the business.

Meanwhile, Murray and his brothers, i.e., Murray brothers, have opened a shop for apparel related to golf called William Murray Golf and a chain of restaurants called Caddyshack restaurants.

William Murray Golf generated an income of $1 Million in a relatively short period.

The Murray brothers Caddyshack shop consists of tees with the bill photo printed that costs around $25.

Similarly, they also sell liquor products called ‘Murray Bros. Caddyshack Vodka’ that costs around $18.

Likewise, Murray has also invested in multiple minor-league baseball teams such as St.Paul Saints, the Charleston Riverdogs, and Hudson Valley Renegades.

Books

Although Bill Murray hasn’t written any books, there are several books based on him found.

Meanwhile, the audiobooks of The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray written by Robert Schnakenberg costs around $12.21, while the paperback edition is just $1.58.

Likewise, The Tao of Bill Murray that Gavin Edward author costs $1.61 for the paperback edition.

Similarly, The Art of being Bill which Jennifer Raiser and Ezra Croft wrote.

Career

Firstly, Bill Murray started his career by joining the comedy troupe in Chicago at the invitation of his brother, Brain.

In 1974, he moved to New York to feature on The National Lampoon Radio Hour.

Meanwhile, he got the attention of the Saturday Night Live Show producer and got a breakthrough in this show which introduced him to acting.

After working with Saturday Night Live from 1977-1980, Murray stepped into the field of films.

Further, Bill’s success grew after working in movies like ‘Where Buffaloes Roam,’ ‘Tootsie,’ ‘Strips’ and Caddyshack. By that time, he has started earning millions.

Meanwhile, While co-writing for The Razor’s Edge, Bill got a chance to be cast on the blockbuster comic films Ghostbuster in the 80s.

Bill Murray Smiling.
Bill Murray Smiling.

However, The Razor’s Edge was a super flop, and frustrated Bill decided to take a break from acting for four years to study psychology and history at Sorbonne University.

Murray then returned to film in 1988 with ‘Scrooge’s, and years following by, he worked for the sequel of Ghostbuster and Groundhog Day, which worked marvelously in the box office.

Bill continued acting significantly on comic roles and worked as a voice-over artist for blockbuster movies like ‘The Jungle book.’

His latest projects are The French Dispatch and Ghostbuster: Afterlife.

Charity

Bill Murray works for several noble causes.

In 1987, he donated a huge sum to build the Nathalie Salmon house that provides affordable housing for low-income seniors.

Likewise, along with his Brothers, Murray has a foundation named Murray Bros. Foundation.

It has conducted Golf tournaments to raise money to provide medical services, educational programs, lifesaving equipment, and fundraising opportunities to better the lives of communities across the country.

And, other organizations that Bill Murray has supported are Augie’s Quest,  Small Steps Project, Casey lee ball foundation, St.Vincent Healthcare, and Guardian Catholic School.

Also, he has supported the cause like AIDS, Cancer, Children, Education, Health and Poverty.

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Social Media

Meanwhile, he is not active on social media. However, he has an account for his clothing line.

Instagram: 185K followers.

Quotes

“My favorite thing about New York is the people because I think they’re misunderstood. I don’t think people realize how kind New York people are.”

“I’m not an alcoholic; I only drink two times a year. When it’s my birthday, and when it’s not my birthday.”

“It’s hard to be an artist. It’s hard to be anything. It’s hard to be.”

FAQs

How did Bill Murray Father die?

Bill Murray’s father died of complications of diabetes when Bill was just 17 years of Old.

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