The actor famous for his role in the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle started earning at the age of twelve. Frankie Muniz’s net worth is around $30 million today. But this was certainly not an easy journey. The 35-year-old American actor, racer, and musician started his career in entertainment with Fox’s show Malcolm in the Middle, appearing in commercials and went on to act on the big screen. Some of his big-screen successes include roles like Agent Cody Banks, Big Fat Liar, and My Dog Skip. The actor has scored an Emmy Award nomination and Golden Globe Award Nominations. He used to be one of the most popular teenage actors who helped him reach this current net worth. But due to some major health issues, Frankie had decided to do a career change.
He went racing from Tv industry and tried his hand at music as well. Currently, he is branching out into another different field. A while ago, Frankie had bought a small shop in Arizona with his wife Paige Price named Outrageous Oils & Vinegars. On August 12, 2020, he announced that he had sold his company and moved on to something new. Shortly after this announcement, he guest-starred on an episode of The Rookie in February 2021. The couple also had their first child on March 22.
Frankie was born on December 5, 1985, in New Jersey, US. When he was of four years, his family moved to North Carolina. At the age of eight, Frankie played the role of Tiny Tim in a community production of A Christmas Carol. He then started acting in Tv commercials and doing theater. His parents divorced when he was eleven, which led him to move to California with his mom. Landing roles in movies To Dance with Olivia and What the Deaf Man Heard, he needed a flexible schedule. To help with his busy schedule, his mother started homeschooling him from sixth grade.
Frankie went to many sitcoms as a guest and got his breakthrough film, My Dog Skip, in 2000. Receiving many praises for his film and another role immediately after, Frankie started working as the lead in his most famous show Malcolm in the Middle. His great acting in the show led him to be nominated for an Emmy Award in 2001. With this new achievement under his belt, Muniz went on to do films like Big Fat Liar, Deuces Wild, Agent Cody Banks, and its sequel. He also tried his hand at music. at the age of twelve, he picked up a hobby of drumming and later went to play with the Kingsfoil band.
After wrapping the sitcom, Malcolm In the Middle, he went on to become a car race driver. Frankie cleared he needed a much overdue break from Hollywood. He also admitted as he neared Eighteen, he was struggling to land mature roles and finding transition extremely difficult because people didn’t take his other roles seriously. Talk about a job well done. Though he might have been passionate, his decision proved to be a little impulsive. Even after training and racing for a while, Muniz got into a pretty bad accident, severely injuring his hands, ribs and breaking his back. He didn’t let his injuries hold him back, though. After recovering, he went on Dancing with the stars. Muniz did multiple other roles after that.
Frankie Muniz and his wife became small business owners a while ago of Outrageous Oils & Vinegars. The couple sold the company in August 2020, though. Muniz said he thought it was time to go on new adventures. In February 2021, he guest-starred on an episode of The Rookie. Currently, he seems to be posting promotional ads with his newborn son on Instagram and just having fun. Muniz seems to be always in search of a new passion, but does his recent appearance and ads suggest history is going to repeat itself? One can only Guess.
Frankie Muniz Net Worth
Frankie’s net worth, $30 million, is the hard work of his life, quite literally. His source of income has changed quite a lot during the past and is still in the process of changing. But his wealth is accumulated from his earnings of continuous work.
The actor seems to be well compensated for his talent. He was paid $30,000 per episode for the first few seasons for his role as Malcolm. This increased to $75,000 per episode for the fourth- sixth seasons. For the final season, Muniz earned $150,000 per episode. He also likely earned about 80% of the show’s 1st syndication run. This added with the multiple roles he played throughout his career, put him in millions.
Frankie invested this money in property and cars, even before he could drive.