What is Mandy Patinkin Net Worth?

Mandy Patinkin Net Worth is US$ 12 Million as of 2022.

Net Worth US $12 Million
Born:November 30, 1952 (71 Years)
Also known asMandy, The Patink
Height6’ 0”
Country of OriginUnited States of America
Source of WealthActor, Singer, Comedian, Voice Actor
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKathryn Grody (m.1979)
ChildrenGideon Grody-Patinkin, Isaac Patinkin
Famous ForDr. Jeffrey Geiger in Chicago Hopes, Jason Gideon in Criminal Minds


Mandy is an American singer and actor. He is best known for various TV shows, “Chicago Hope,” “Criminal Minds,” and “Homeland.’ On June 15th, 1980, Mandy married actress and writer Kathryn Grody. The couple has two sons, Isaac Patinkin and Gideon Patinkin. He grew up in an Orthodox Judaism family. At nine years of age, he started singing at the temple chorus. He did his schooling at Juilliard School in New York City. During his childhood, he became friends with Kelsey.

Mandy won Tony Award for his role of Che in “Evita” as “Best Featured Actor in a Musical.” In 1997, he was diagnosed with keratoconus, an eye condition. The same year, he had two corneal transplants for the right and left cornea the following year. On February 12th, 2018, Mandy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard in California. Mandy is a collector and follower of Lionel trains. He is a fan of Railway modeling. He described himself as Russian Latvian Jewish. He is spiritual but not religious.


1970 – Graduated

He completed his schooling at Kenwood High School and South Shore High School. He graduated in 1970

1975 – Trelawny of the ‘Wells.’

Mandy began his career on the New York stage in 1975. He starred in Trelawny of the ‘Wells’ as Arthur Gower.

1980 – Winner of Tony award

He won the Tony award for best performance by a featured actor in a musical for his performance in Evita. He also married Kathryn Grody on April 15th, 1980.

1997 – Corneal transplants

Mandy suffered from keratoconus, a degenerative eye condition. He did two corneal transplants, his right, and left cornea, in 1997.

Early Life

Mandy was born on November 30th, 1952. His parents are Doris Lee and Lester Patinkin. His mother is a homemaker, and his father used to operate two large metal factories. In 1972, his father died due to pancreatic cancer. He completed his schooling at Kenwood High School and South Shore High School. He graduated in 1970. Then, he went to the University of Kansas and the Juilliard School. Mandy’s sister is Marsha Patinkin. His cousins are Mark Patinkin, an author; Sheldon, a director; and Bonnie Rubin, a Chicago Tribune reporter.


Mandy began his career in musical theatre. In 1979, he played the role of Che in “Evita.” Mandy was awarded for Best Actor Tony Award. He then started playing small parts in films such as “Ragtime” and “Yentl.” In 1984, he was again nominated for the Tony Award for best actor to star in the “Pulitzer” Prize-winning musical Sunday with George. In 1987, Mandy played Inigo Montoya in “The Princess Bride,” directed by Rob Reiner. He appeared in movies such as “Alien Nation” and also “Dick Tracy.” He also appeared in an Award-winning Secret Garden (Musical).

Mandy released two albums, named “Dress Casual” and also “Mandy Patinkin.” In 1994, he played the role of Dr. Jeffrey in “Chicago Hope.” For this role, he won an Emmy award. After Chicago Hope, Mandy has appeared in various films. But he mostly used to perform as a singer and released three albums. In 1998, he made the debut of his project named Mamaloshen. This debut includes a collection of classic, traditional songs sung in Yiddish. In September 2005, Mandy made their debut with Jason Gideon, who was experienced in the CBS crime drama “Criminal Minds.” Mandy contributed to the book Dewey Doo-it Helps Owlie Fly Again: A Musical Storybook. Christopher Reeve and Dana Reeve’s death was an inspiration for this book.

In 2005, the book was published, which benefitted Christopher Foundation. This book also includes a CD with Mandy singing and reading the story.


Here are some of the best highlights of Mandy Patinkin’s career:

  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • Chicago Hope (1994-2000)
  • Smurfs – The Lost Village (Voice Actor)

Brand Endorsements

Mandy played in the TV commercials for brands like Crestor, 7-Up, and Frosted Mini-Wheats. Mandy supports various charities: Americans for Peace Now, PAX, Doctors Without Borders, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and Gilda’s Club, The September 11th Fund, and Crohn’s.

Favorite Quotes from Mandy Patinkin

Favorite Quote 1 from Mandy Patinkin

“I can achieve that by personally relating the words that I am saying to something I have known in my life.” 

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Favorite Quote 2 from Mandy Patinkin

“It’s very frightening when you’re told you have any form of the c-word, but because of early detection, they caught it before it had hardly begun. I’m completely cured and will go on to have a wonderful, fruitful life. I’ll never die of prostate cancer.

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Favorite Quote 3 from Mandy Patinkin

“I’m a spiritual person, I’m an America, I’m a Jew, and all of those things influence every breath I take, everywhere I go.”

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Favorite Quote 4 from Mandy Patinkin

“I have the strength from my mother, the survivability. I have wonderful qualities from my mother – but please, Mother, forgive me – I heard judgment constantly about my father.

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Favorite Quote 5 from Mandy Patinkin

“If I hear a lie in my life with my children, with my wife, my work, my audiences, I want to annihilate myself, vaporize myself, and wipe myself off the face of the earth.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mandy Patinkin most famous for?

Mandy is known for the role of Inigo Montoya in the film The Princess Bride.

Has Mandy Patinkin won any awards?

Mandy has won the Tony Award (1980), Primetime Emmy Award (1995), and Outer Critics Circle Special Award (1990).

How much does Mandy Patinkin make per episode of Homeland?

Mandy earned $125,000 per episode.

Who did Mandy Patinkin play in Evita?

Mandy played the role of Che Guevara in Evita. He also won the Tony Award for his position.


Mandy Patinkin is an American singer and actor. He is best known for various TV shows, Chicago Hope, Criminal Minds, and Homeland’. Mandy won Tony Award for his role of Che in “Evita” as “Best Featured Actor in a Musical”. Mandy Patinkin was born on November 30th, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois. He won the Tony Award for best performance by a featured actor in a Musical for his performance in Evita. In 1987, Mandy played Inigo Montoya in “The Princess Bride,” directed by Rob Reiner.

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