Wil Wheaton Net Worth
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Wil Wheaton born Richard William Wheaton III is an actor and writer. He has appeared in numerous films and TV shows. Besides that, he has also narrated various audio books. Through a successful career in the entertainment industry, Wheaton made a fortune for himself. Here we will know about Wil Wheaton’s net worth in 2024.

Rise from a Troubled Childhood

Born in Burbank, California, United States, Wheaton grew up with his 2 siblings. Wheaton had an abusive upbringing as his father was abusive towards him when he was little. His mother was an enabler of that abuse. Consequently, his parents forced him to become an actor.

After finishing high school Wheaton pursued higher studies. Later he graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Wheaton debuted his career on screen in 1981’s A Long Way Home. Later he voiced a character in The Secret of NIMH. In 1986 his appearance in Stand by Me gained him wide notoriety. In the movie, he played Gordie Lachance. The film was a huge success and many hailed it as a coming-of-age classic.

Wheaton also appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation. He played the role of Wesley Crusher. Later he also appeared in the films of 2002 and 2022. Wheaton appeared in The Big Bang Theory as a fictional version of himself from 2009 to 2019.

After Star Trek, he appeared in various films and shows. In 2002 he got the award for Best Actor for his appearance in Jane White Is Sick & Twisted. He voiced in a video game in 2021. Wheaton hosted the Revision3 video podcast from 2006 to 2007. Later he hosted Star Trek aftershow The Ready Room in 2020.

Wheaton also has worked in various video games. Such as Code Name: STEAM. He worked in a comic book PS 238 in 2012.

Wheaton released his first book Dancing Barefoot in 2004 and Just a Geek in 2004. Later he also released Still Just a Geek in 2022.


Wil Wheaton was born on July 29, 1972. So, he is 51 years of age.

Wil Wheaton Net Worth in 2024

Wheaton is a multifaceted talent. His work in various fields of entertainment has contributed to his wealth. As of 2024, Wil Wheaton has a net worth of $2 million. He earns from his appearance in different shows and his books and ventures.

Wil Wheaton Wife

Wheaton married Anne Prince in 1999. The couple has been together ever since. Prince has two children from previous relationships. Later Wheaton adopted them.

Struggle with Alcoholism

Due to his childhood abuse Wheaton sought comfort in alcohol. He struggled with alcoholism for a while. But he turned his life around. In 2021 he revealed that he had been sober for more than 5 years. He has various traumatic disorders and anxiety disorders.


Wheaton supports various non-profit organizations that help people deal with various mental illnesses.

Wil Wheaton Asset

Wheaton and his wife bought a 2,000-square-foot hoot in Burbank, California which he and his wife paid $915,000 for. Later in 2021 they put it up for sale for $1.625 but removed the listing later.


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