Seann William Scott Net Worth & Biography

By Mixxerly Updated: SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
Image: Seann William Scott © Eva Rinaldi

Introduction

NET WORTH

$25M

Seann William Scott is a famous American actor, comedian, and producer. He is known for his role as Steve Stifler in the American Pie franchise and also for his role as Doug Glatt in both Goon and Goon: Last of the Enforcers.

He has also appeared in the films Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), Final Destination (2000), Road Trip (2000), Evolution (2001), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), Mr. Woodcock (2007), and Role Models.

He has voiced Crash in four Ice Age animated feature films and two Ice Age television specials. Scott portrayed former CIA operative Wesley Cole in Fox's crime-drama television series Lethal Weapon. Films in which Scott has starred have earned $4.91 billion at the global box office as of 2017.

As of , Seann William Scott’s net worth is about $25M.

At a Glance

Full name: Seann William Scott

Birthday: October 3, 1976

Age:

Net worth: $25M

Source of wealth: Acting, Comedy, Producing

Country of origin: United States of America

Net Worth

Seann William Scott has some of the most successful movies under his name. As of 2020, his films have grossed more than $5B. His long successful career helped him make a fortune as a movie star. As of , Seann William Scott has a net worth of about $25M.

Early Life

Seann William Scott was born on October 3, 1976, in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, to Patricia Anne Simons and William Frank Scott. Scott's father died in 2007. He is the youngest of his seven siblings.

He graduated from Park High School, where he was part of the varsity football and basketball teams. He has attended the University of Wisconsin and Glendale Community College. Scott dedicated himself to acting and relocated to Los Angeles.

Social Media Presence

Seann William Scott is currently not active on any major social media sites. In interviews, Scott rarely talks about his personal life, and he has described himself as "a private guy".

Favorite Quotes from Seann William Scott

“Everyone should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. I did it three days in a row because it was one of the most exhilarating experiences I’ve ever had. The view is breathtaking.” – Seann William Scott
“I’m a much better singer than an actor, which doesn’t really say a whole lot.” – Seann William Scott
“At times it’s been weird because, for the first phase of my career, I’ve been really well-known for a character that I was so not like and a character I never anticipated doing.” – Seann William Scott
“I tend to go for women with common sense. Being down to earth stands out more than looks.” – Seann William Scott
“I’m not sure anybody’s ready to see me in a drama. And loving movies so much, I’ve seen a lot of comics try to make that transition too fast, and it can be detrimental. And I don’t think I’ve had as much success as I need in the comedy genre to open up those opportunities.” – Seann William Scott
“I don’t know where the loyalty lies in baseball. You really don’t have to protect each other much, unless there’s like a bench-clearing brawl. In hockey, it’s important that they look out for each other.” – Seann William Scott
“I just thought it could make a really cool movie. It’s not that it’s just a buddy comedy but it’s all about two guys hating each other and towards the end, they’re good friends. I liked that these two guys were best friends from the very beginning, and they’re crazy.” – Seann William Scott

Career

Early in his career, Scott worked at The Home Depot to support himself between acting jobs. Scott began his career by appearing in several television commercials, including American Express and Sunny Delight.

In 1996, Scott made his first on-screen appearance as Moondoggie on The WB's sitcom Unhappily Ever After in the episode "Beach Party." Scott landed the role of Steve Stifler in the comedy film American Pie (1999).

Scott has revealed that he was paid $8,000 for his supporting role in the first film. American Pie grossed over $235 million at the worldwide box office.

Scott reprised his role as Steve Stifler in the film's three sequels, American Pie 2 (2001), American Wedding (2003), and American Reunion (2012).

Scott received a reported $5 million salary and a percentage of the profits for his performance in American Reunion.

In 2017, Forbes reported that the American Pie films have grossed $989.5 million at the worldwide box office, became a pop culture phenomenon and made several cast members famous.

Scott won two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Sleazebag as a result of playing Steve Stifler in American Pie and American Pie 2, and MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence for American Wedding.

He also shared an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss with Jason Biggs for their kiss in American Pie 2.

Scott's fear of typecasting led him to play different types of characters post-American Pie, such as a hapless nerd in the horror film Final Destination (2000) and a friendly stoner in Dude, Where's My Car? (2000).

Dude, Where's My Car? was a box office success and has managed to achieve a cult status. The film earned $73.2 million worldwide against a $13 million budget.

He also appeared in films Road Trip (2000), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Evolution (2001), Stark Raving Mad (2002) and Bulletproof Monk (2003).

He played Peppers in Old School (2003), which was a moderate box office success and has gained a massive cult following over the years.

Scott portrayed Bo Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), which was also financially successful, but received negative reviews from critics.

The film eventually collected $111 million worldwide. He was nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team with Jessica Simpson and Johnny Knoxville for their roles in The Dukes of Hazzard.

Scott landed a lead role as a police officer in Southland Tales (2007), where he reunited with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, with whom he had previously worked in The Rundown (2003).

Scott appeared as John Farley in Mr. Woodcock (2007) and as Jeff Nichols in Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot (2007).

His next film, Role Models (2008) was a commercial success and grossed over $92 million at the box office worldwide.

The film was met with positive reviews and was selected as one of the best films of 2008 by Eye Weekly.

He appeared in the action-comedy film Cop Out (2010) alongside Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan and Kevin Pollak.

In 2011, Scott starred in the Canadian sports comedy film Goon as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt. The film was a critical success and made $6.7 million at the worldwide box office.

In 2012, he starred in Movie 43 in the segment 'Happy Birthday'. In April 2012, Scott received an honorary medal from Trinity College’s Philosophical Society.

In October 2013, Scott guest-starred in an episode of the FX television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, playing Mac's cousin named Country Mac.

Scott portrayed Ted Morgan in the comedy-drama film, Just Before I Go (2015).

He reprised his roles as Crash in Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and as Doug 'The Thug' Glatt in Goon: Last of the Enforcers (2017).

Scott portrayed the lead role of Evan in horror film Bloodline (2018).

In May 2018, it was announced that Scott was cast as the new series lead in Fox's Lethal Weapon as a new character named Wesley Cole, replacing Clayne Crawford as Martin Riggs. On May 10, 2019, Fox canceled the show after three seasons.

Scott portrayed abusive stepfather Martin in the coming-of-age road film Already Gone (2019), which was executive produced by Keanu Reeves.

In February 2020, Scott landed the role of Father Joe in the Fox comedy pilot This Country based on the British television series written by Jenny Bicks.