What is Eric McCormack Net Worth?

Eric McCormack Net Worth is US$ 20 Million as of January 2023.

Net WorthUS$ 20 Million
Born:April 18, 1963 (61 Years)
Height5’ 10’’
Country of OriginCanada
Source of WealthActing, Television Production, Music, Singing, Writing
Marital StatusMarried 
SpouseJanet Holden (m. 1997)
ChildrenFinnigan Holden McCormack (Son)
Famous ForRoles as Grant MacLaren in Netflix’s Travelers, Will Truman in the NBC sitcom Will & Grace


Eric James McCormack, a Canadian entertainer, is referred to for his jobs in the sitcom NBC playing Will Truman in ‘Will & Grace’,  as MacLaren in ‘Travelers’ on Netflix, and as Dr. Daniel Penetrate in the dynamite show ‘Perception’. He had supporting parts early in his career and resided in Los Angeles for most of the 1990s. In the sci-fi adventure movie, “The Lost World” from 1992, he made his debut in the film industry. McCormack had several TV appearances, notably in the shows ‘Top Police’, ‘Ally McBeal’, and ‘Lonesome Dove: The Series, Road Equity’.

His performances have earned him many awards and nominations. Besides showing up on TV, he also made his Broadway debut in the 2001 creation of ‘The Music Man’ and was featured in the 2005 film ‘The Sisters. Following the ending of the series finish of ‘Will & Grace’ in the year 2006, he featured in the main role in the play ‘Some Girl(s)’.



Television Debut in the movie The Boys from Syracuse


Appeared in the television movie Double, Double, Toil and Trouble


Played the role of Colone Francis Clay Mosby in Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years


Role in the comedy series The New Adventures of Old Christine


Earned four Emmy Award nominations, one win


Will & Grace series finale garnered 18 million American viewers


McCormack made a guest appearance in the seventh season and 100th episode


NBC Universal Canada Award


Played the role of Senator Joseph in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man


Starred in Travelers


Narrated a portion of the 8th Canadian Screen Awards

Early Life

Eric was born, on 18 April 1963 in Toronto, Canada. His mom was a housewife while his dad functioned as a financial analyst for an oil company. As a kid, he was modest, however, and was interested in theater. He went to secondary school at the Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute, where Eric was dynamic in the school’s theater.  

After acting in the “Godspell” school production, he chose to seek after going about acting as a profession. After graduating from secondary school in the year 1982, he went to Ryerson University School of Theater in Toronto. He left the university and decided to take a position working at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario. He worked there for five seasons until choosing to seek after following up on TV and film.


In 1986, he made his film acting debut in supporting roles in “Twelfth Night,” a television adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, and “The Boys from Syracuse,” a musical. Up until he moved to LA, he kept playing little parts in insignificant productions. In 1991, he made his American television debut in an episode of the CBS program “Top Cops.” It didn’t take him long after making his television debut in America before he began getting bigger roles. He appeared in the 1992 movie “The Lost World” and its sequel, “Return to the Lost World,” both of which were released that year.

In the Western television series “Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years” from 1994 to 1995, he appeared in 42 episodes as a Colonel. David Schwimmer won the role of Ross Geller in the sitcom “Friends” despite McCormack’s numerous auditions. Along with playing the lead in the made-for-television movie “Borrowed Hearts,” he appeared in supporting parts on a number of comedic television programs in 1997. He was chosen to play a regular role in the one-season NBC sitcom “Jenny”.  The next year, in 1998, he would score his big break on the sitcom “Will & Grace.”

He appeared in the 1998 movie “Holy Man” with Eddy Murphy and Kelly Preston. He won plaudits for his portrayal in The “Free Enterprise” that same year, which also starred William Shatner, although the movie was only shown in a few Los Angeles theaters. The Sisters”, his subsequent non-television movie, wouldn’t come out until 2005. He co-starred with Kevin Bacon and Renée Zellweger in the comedy movie “My One and Only” in 2009. Alongside Rob Lowe, Julie Bowden, and Jennifer Morrison, he appeared in the 2013 thriller “Knife Fight” in a supporting role. He starred in the three-season science fiction show “Travelers” on Netflix from 2016 to 2018.


Awards Won

  • 1999 – OFTA Awards (Category – Best Actor in a Comedy Series)
  • 2001 – Emmy Awards (Category – Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series); Screen Actors Guild Award (Category – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series); OFTA Awards (Category – Best Actor in a Comedy Series)
  • 2003 – GLAAD Media Awards (Category – Vanguard Award)
  • 2004 – Golden Globe Award (Category – Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy); Satellite Awards (Category – Best Performance by an Actor in a Series, Comedy or Musical);
  • 2005 – Dixie Film Festival (Category – Festival Prize)

Famous Quotes from Eric McCormack

Famous Quote 1 from Eric McCormack

“Most people, if you live in a big city, you see some form of schizophrenia every day, and it’s always in the form of someone homeless. Look at that guy – he’s crazy. He looks dangerous. Well, he’s on the streets because of mental illness. He probably had a job and a home.”

– Eric McCormack
Famous Quote 2 from Eric McCormack

“As a television actor, there’s a power you’re given to use your imagination to do something valuable. As a parent, these messages are critical to me.”

– Eric McCormack
Famous Quote 3 from Eric McCormack

“I always get a little uppity when I hear the phrase ‘TV actor.’ It’s like saying you’re a magazine reporter. I was in the theater for ten years before I ever had a TV audition.”

– Eric McCormack
Famous Quote 4 from Eric McCormack

“Every actor has periods of their life that are a little less busy than others, and that was when I needed that. And to be back on a sitcom stage, with Julia was fun.”

– Eric McCormack
Famous Quote 5 from Eric McCormack

“When I read the script for Will & Grace in 1998, I knew I was the only guy for the part.”

– Eric McCormack

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eric McCormack’s Net Worth?

Eric McCormack’s net worth is US$ 20 Million.

Is Eric McCormack married?

Eric McCormack is married to Janet Holden.


Eric McCormack is an iconic actor, writer, and producer best known for his portrayal of the beloved character Will in the TV series Will & Grace. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1985, appearing in movies and television shows of all genres. In his career, he won a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four times nominated for Emmy awards. Eric McCormack Net Worth is US$ 20 million as of January 2023.