PennBadgley's net worth and earnings: Complete details here!
Best recognized as Joe Goldberg from the fan-favorite Netflix thriller You, Penn Badgley has several other hits on his resume that many aren't aware of. Badgley first garnered for playing Dan Humphrey in the teen drama Gossip Girl from 2007-2012, but of course, it was after he starred as the sexy psychotic stalker in the Netflix thriller that Badgley rose to international stardom.
Penn Dayton Badgley was born on November 1, 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland. Early exposure and experience in theatre was the beginning of Penn's interest in acting. Badgley's parents separated when he was 12, after which he moved to California with his mother; there, Badgley started his acting career by doing voiceover for the children's radio station.
Inside Penn Badgley's net worth!
Badgley didn't have an amazing start in showbiz, but it wasn't a dud beginning either. Aside from doing voiceovers in radio stations, the actor gave voice to video games like Mario Golf 64 and Mario Tennis. Badgley made his acting debut, though a small one, in the early 2000s hit sitcom Will & Grace.
Penn was the second-highest-paid actor in 'Gossip Girl.' Photo Source: Free Journal Press
As of 2021, Badgley has done over 40 shows and films and has amassed an estimated net worth of $8 million to $10 million. Badgley continued to appear in small roles on shows such as Daddio, The Brothers Garcia, and What I Like About You until his first notable role in The Young and the Restless as Phillip Chancellor; He reportedly earned $25,000 per episode in the soap opera and was also nominated for a Young Artist Award.
Penn landed his first big part in 2006 rom-com John Tucker Must Die, and it was a commercially successful film. It grossed $14.3 million in the opening weekend. Then came his breakthrough show, Gossip Girl, where he played a love interest to Blake Lively, who, FYI, is his childhood friend and now an ex-girlfriend.
'You' season 3 was released on Netflix on October 15 Source: Netflix
As per sources, Badgley was the second-highest paid actor in Gossip Girl after Lively. Before that teen drama, Penn wasn't raking a hefty sum; in fact, he made only $75,000 starring in Do-Over,The Mountain, and The Bedford Diaries. It is now revealed how much the actor makes playing Joe Goldberg, but since his' is the headlining role in the series, it's only fair that he is the highest-paid among all.
Penn Badgley buys a $1.8 million worth house!
After Penn's character, Goldberg moved to a suburb area of Madre Linda, with his wife Love (Victoria Pedretti) and their infant Forty, in the recently released You season 3, Badgley too has ventured into a similar change in his real life. Penn and his wife Domino Kirke has purchased$1.8 million worth of apartment in Brooklyn's' Park Slope neighborhood.
Badgley and his wife, Domino Kirke, share one kid. Photo Source: Street Easy
Badgley's new dwelling comes with three bedrooms, two bathrooms. It has parquet floorings throughout, a combo dining/living room, two additional bedrooms, a children's playroom, and it carries $2,364 in monthly maintenance fees. Penn shares one kid, James Badgley, with his wife.