David Duchovny Net Worth
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David Duchovny born David William Duchovny is a prominent actor, musician, producer and writer. He rose to prominence in the 90s during his appearance as Fox Mulder on The X-Files. Through a successful career in the entertainment industry, Duchovny made a fortune for himself. Here we will know about David Duchovny’s net worth in 2024.

Becoming an Icon on the TV Screen

Born in New York CIty, United States, Duchovny grew up with his two siblings. He comes from an affluent family. As his family nurtured his talent Duchovny excelled at lots of things. Later this helped him excel in academic life as well as in the entertainment industry.

Duchovny attended The Collegiate School for Boys and finished as head boy. In 1978 Duchovny went to Princeton University to pursue a degree in English literature. From there he graduated as Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude in 1992. He also played basketball during his varsity life. After graduating Duchovny finished his master’s from Yale University in English Literature. Later he also pursued a Ph.D. but he left his doctoral work incomplete.

Duchovny’s debut on the screen happened in 1987. He appeared in a commercial for Lowenbrau beer. Later he appeared in various shows and movies. Working Girl, Twin Peaks and Red Shoe Diaries are to name a few. In 1992 appeared in the film Beethoven.

Duchovny’s big break came in 1993 when he starred in The X-Files. The show garnered wide popularity, bringing wide notoriety to Duchovny. He played the role of FBI special agent Fox Mulder. The show earned him a Golden Globe award as well as a nomination for Emmy Award.

Duchovny appeared on various reality shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Later in 2015 he voiced in a video game. His next hit appearance came in 2007 in Californication, playing the role of Hank Moody. Subsequently, the show earned him a Golden Globe Award in 2007. In 2015 Duchovny released his debut album Hell or Highwater. Later Duchovny put his acting career on a hiatus in 2017. Then in 2020, he returned starring in The Craft: Legacy.


David Duchovny was born on August 7, 1960. So, he is 63 years of age.

David Duchovny Net Worth in 2024

Through a successful career on screen and as an entertainer Duchovny amassed a fortune for himself. His wide popularity for playing different roles in TV shows made him a top earner in the industry. As of 2024, David Duchovny has a net worth of $85 million. 

For the first three seasons, Duchovny earned $150,000 each episode. Later it jumped to $240,000 per episode from season four. Moreover, he sued 20th Century Fox in 1999 which earned him $20 million in settlement. Later while starring in Californication he earned $225,000 per episode. Besides earning from the screen, Duchovny also earns from his books.

David Duchovny Wife

Duchovny married Tea Leoni in 1997. The couple had two children together. But the couple divorced in 2014. He agreed to pay $40,000 per month as spousal support as well as $8,000 as child support.


Duchovny had an addiction problem. He sought treatment for sex addiction in 2008.


Duchovny sold his house in Malibu in 2008 for $11.5 million. Later he bought a co-op in Manhattan for $6.25 in 2008 which he put on sale for $9.25 in 2013. In 2012 he bought a three-bedroom apartment in The Ardsley in New York City for $6.25 million.


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