How Rich Is Wil Wheaton? Net Worth, Salary, And Income Sources

Professionally known as Wil Wheaton, Richard William Wheaton III is an American actor, blogger, and writer who is best known for playing Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The 49-year-old actor-blogger began his professional career in 1980. Some of his popular film credits are Stand by Me, Toy Soldiers, The Big Bang Theory, Leverage, and others.

Stay tuned to find out about his net worth, earnings, successful career, and personal life.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Wheaton's net worth is $1 million as of 2022, while The Richest claim he has a wealth of $500,000. Back in July 2012, he received $900,000 pay per episode in The Big Bang Theory.

In the United States, the average salary of the actor is between  $40,860 to $58,580 per year, whereas, the writer generally earns $51,790 annually. On the other hand, a blogger's salary ranges from $200,000 to $32,800 yearly.

CAPTION: Wil Wheaton is worth $1 million SOURCE: Instagram @itswilwheaton

Social Media

The Official Bicycle Cards' global brand ambassador also adds to his fortune with sponsorships, advertisements, and endorsements of various brands, companies, and organizations.

As of December 2021, he has 1.1 million followers on Instagram, 447,549 followers on Facebook, and 2.7 million on Twitter.

Salary and Earnings

According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Wil earns $2,289.75 to $3,816.25 per promotional post with an engagement rate of 0.82%.

Additionally, he is available on YouTube which was created in 2006. Currently, the channel with 82.7k subscribers and 5,879,250 total views makes $0.61 to $10 per month and $7 to $117 per year (as per social blade).

When Did Wil Begin His Career?

Wheaton has been actively working in the entertainment field for over four decades. He started acting in the television film A Long Way Home in 1981.

Initially, he appeared in The Secret of NIMH, Highway to Heaven, Stand by Me, The Magical World of Disney, She's Having a Baby, Toy Soldiers, and The Legend of Prince Valiant.

Earned a role on the series Stark Trek

Burbank-born Wil's life turned upside down after earned a role on the series Stark Trek: The Next Generation. He became worldwide famous as Wesley Crusher in the science fiction television show Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Between 1987 to 1994, he spent 7 years of his life on set sharing the screen with Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, and LeVar Burton.

Notable acting credits

Additionally, his other notable acting credits include Flubber, Teen Titans, Legion of Super Heroes, The Big Bang Theory, The Guild, Leverage, Eureka, 

Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana, Fantasy Hospital, Transformers: Titans Return, Americanizing Shelley, The Curse, The Buddy System, The Last Starfighter, The Secret of NIMH, and others.

Co-creator of the YouTube board game 

Besides that, The Big Bang Theory actor was the host and co-creator of the YouTube board game show TableTop.

Likewise, he even narrated audiobooks like Ready Player One, Ready Player Two, Peter and Max: A Fables Novel, Homeland, Boneshaker, and Redshirts.

Wheaton's Early Life

Wil Wheaton was born on July 29, 1972, in Burbank, California, to parents Rick and Debbie Wheaton. The star grew up along with his siblings; Jeremy Wheaton and Amy Wheaton.

Wheaton enrolled and graduated from Crescenta Valley High School and the University of California, Los Angeles. His age is 49 and he stands at a height of 5 feet 9-inch (177 cm) as of 2021.

CAPTION: Wil and his wife Anne Wheaton SOURCE: YouTube @Watch Tonight


Moving on to his personal life, Wil is married to hairstylist Anne Wheaton. The couple tied a knot on November 7, 1999. Together, they share two children, Ryan Wheaton and Nolan Wheaton.

As per the report, Wheaton along with his wife and sons is currently leading a blissful life in Arcadia, California. The average house price in Arcadia is $1,234,676.


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