Fred Savage's net worth revealed amid his firing from 'The Wonder Years.' Complete story here!
Best known for his breakthrough role as Kevin Arnold in the beloved television series The Wonder Years, Fred Savage is an actor, director, and producer. In the wake of a misconduct allegation, the actor's recent firing from his claim to fame franchise, The Wonder Years, has brought Savage's life under intense media scrutiny.
Frederick Aaron Savage was born on July 9, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois. He rose to fame as a child star with notable roles in The Boy Who Could Fly, Dinosaurs! – A Fun-Filled Trip Back in Time!, The Twilight Zone, and The Princess Bride. The actor is married to his childhood friend, Jennifer Lynn Stone, and shares three children with her.
What is Fred Savage's net worth?
Thanks to his decades-long principal role in The Wonder Years, Savage has accumulated staggering net worth. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Fred is worth $30 million as of 2022. Savage may have earned a large fortune from his successful affiliation with The Wonder Years, but his other ventures have been an equally credible source.
Fred rose to fame as Kevin on 'The Wonder Years.' Photo Source: Instagram
Born to an industrial real estate broker and consultant, Savage and his siblings have somehow steered towards showbiz and have come out successful in their respective endeavors. Fred's brother Ben is an actor, and his sister, Kala Savage, is an actress/musician. Fred received success early in his life with primary roles in Dinosaurs! – A Fun-Filled Trip Back in Time, The Twilight Zone, and The Princess Bride.
Savage landed the role of Arnold in 1988 and went on to win two Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for the role, becoming the youngest actor to win such honor. While catapulting to a household name with The Wonder Years, Savage also had several starring roles in other projects, including Vice Versa, Little Monsters, and NBC's Working.
Savage is also a director and producer. Photo Source: Instagram
Savage's feats as a director and a producer are also extensive, if not as stellar as his acting career. The Chicago-born has director credit in his own starrer Working; Boy Meets World, Drake & Josh, Modern Family, and 2 Broke Girls. Savage has served as a producer in the beloved sitcoms, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Friends with Benefits, and Happy Endings.
'The Wonder Years' to go on without Fred Savage!
The show must go on, so cites The Wonder Years' executive producer Saladin Patterson. For those unaware, Savage was set to serve as an executive producer and director of the upcoming reboot of The Wonder Years but is now exempted from the coveted role. In what is the latest accusation against Fred in a list of similar allegations, a recent misconduct allegation has proved to be the final straw.
Savage was fired from the reboot following a misconduct allegation. Photo Source: Instagram
Patterson calls the situation "heartbreaking" given Savage's longstanding integral association with the show but calls the step a necessary one. "It was very heartbreaking, but I have to trust the process," Patterson says, adding, "Disney does a very good job making sure that everyone is treated equitably, and we're just going to focus on moving forward and doing a great show. It's bigger than any one person. It's bigger than me."
EP Patterson calls Fred's firing heartbreaking. Source: ET
The slew of inappropriate behavior accusations against Fred started in 1993 when the actor was just rising to stardom. Costume designer Monique Long had accused Fred and his co-star Jason Hervey of verbally and physically harassing her. A similar case surfaced in 2018 where a designer on Grinder alleged Savage assaulted her on the set.