Luke Wilson Net Worth

Luke Wilson Net Worth

Luke Wilson Net Worth: $50 Million

What is Luke Wilson’s Net Worth?

Luke Wilson is an American actor known for his work in Wes Anderson films such as Bottle Rocket and The Royal Tenenbaums, as well as the films Legally Blonde, Old School, and Idiocracy.

He has two older brothers, Andrew and Owen, and all of them enjoy careers in the film industry. He is known for soulful performances that often fly under the radar as he tends to prioritize indie films.


  • Luke Wilson Net worth: $50 Million
  • Full name: Luke Cunningham Wilson
  • Date of Birth: 21st of September, 1971 (50 years old)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth place: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
  • Height: 5 ft 11 in (181 cm)
  • Profession: Actor, director, screenwriter
  • Nationality: American

Key Facts

1. Set records in track and field while attending high school

2. Is nicknamed One-Take Wilson for his ability to pull off his scenes in one take

3. Made his first television appearance on The X-Files in 1998

4. Worked on the creation of a line of golf products for PUMA, alongside a pro golfer named Johan Edfors

Early Life

Luke Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas on the 21st of September, 1971 to Laura (Cunningham), a photographer, and Robert Wison, a television and advertising executive.

He has two older brothers, named Andrew and Owen, Andrew being the older of the two. According to his brother Owen, Luke served as Class President while attending St. Mark’s School of Texas. He later went to Los Angeles, enrolled at Occidental College, where he discovered that he enjoyed acting.


Luke Wilson started acting in 1994 when he starred in the Wes Anderson film, Bottle Rocket. Originally a short film co-written by Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson, it gained attention at Sundance Festival and was eventually adapted to a full-length feature film.

Wilson appeared in several more films in 1997, including Bongwater and Telling Lies in America. He then made appearances in two films with Drew Barrymore, with whom he had fallen in love, called Best Men (1997) and Home Fries (1998). That same year he appeared in another Wes Anderson film, Rushmore

He began achieving commercial success in the 2000 film Charlie’s Angels, followed by Legally Blonde, opposite Reese Witherspoon, in 2001. Next came Old School and The Royal Tenenbaums, as well as a role in the series That ’70s Show. During the mid to late 2000s, he appeared in a variety of films, including a dystopian satire called Idiocracy, a thriller with Kate Beckinsale called Vacancy, and a few others of note, including Blonde Ambition, and Tenure. 

Luke Wilson is currently starring in a DC Universe series by The CW called Stargirl

Personal Life

Luke Wilson is of Irish ancestry, He has three nephews named Joseph, Finn, and Ford, as well as a niece named Lyla.

His uncle is actor Joe Wilson. While Luke Wilson has mentioned wanting to start a family for some time now, he still hasn’t married.

He has been linked romantically to several well-known women including actresses Drew Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as former basketball player Meg Simpson.

Earning Highlights

While some of his highest-grossing films include Rushmore, Legally Blonde, Old School, and Vacancy, his lesser-seen film roles such as The Royal Tenenbaums, My Dog Skip, and You Kill Me are often viewed as more critically successful. 

Real Estate

Luke Wilson owns several properties, all situated in the Los Angeles area. One of the homes, located very scenically in Santa Monica, could be worth as much as $20 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is Luke Wilson dating? Luke Wilson is currently single.

2. Are Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson related? Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson are brothers. Owen Wilson is the older brother.

3. Who is Luke Wilson? Luke Wilson is an American known for playing supporting roles in mainstream films, or as the star of lesser-known, though critically acclaimed indie films.

4. Where does Luke Wilson live? Luke Wilson lives in Dallas, Texas

5. What movies does Luke Wilson play in? Movies that Luke Wilson is known for are Legally Blonde, The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School. and Idiocracy.

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