Jim Belushi’s Net Worth: How Much is The Actor and Comedian Really Wealth?

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Jim Belushi is an American actor, singer, comedian, and artist. His brother, the late comedian John Belushi, was also a comedian. Most people know Belushi from his part on the TV show “According to Jim.”

‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Wild Palms,’ ‘Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,’ ‘Show Me a Hero,’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ are some of the other TV shows where he has appeared. He has also been in movies like “Thief,” “Trading Places,” “About Last Night,” “Salvador,” “The Principal,” and “Red Heat.”

Early Life

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James Adam Belushi was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 15, 1954. He grew up with his parents, Agnes and Adam, and his three brothers and sisters, John, Marian, and Billy.

John was famous for playing Jake and Elwood in “The Blues Brothers” movie and “Saturday Night Live” sketches. He died tragically of a drug overdose in 1982, and Jim later started singing as Zee Blues in an updated version of the band.

His father was from Albania, and his mother was born in Ohio to parents who came from Albania. After Jim graduated from Wheaton Central High School in 1972, he went to the College of DuPage.

He later changed schools and got a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Theater Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Jim Belushi’s Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Jim Belushi’s projected net worth in 2023 is $50 million. He made a million-dollar business through his work.

Jim Belushi’s work has brought him a good amount of money and his popular personality has earned a decent amount of money from his profession.

Jim Belushi’s Home and Assets

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Jim Belushi is an actor, comedian, singer, musician, TV producer, screenwriter, TV director, voice actor, film producer, and film score composer. He is a citizen of the United States of America.

Career

Belushi worked with the improv theater group The Second City in Chicago from 1977 to 1980. This was a few years after John had worked with the same group.

In the late 1970s, Jim’s first roles on screen were in the movie “The Fury” (1978) and the TV show “Who’s Watching the Kids?” (1978–1979) on NBC. He played Ernie O’Rourke on the CBS sitcom “Working Stiffs” with Michael Keaton in 1979.

After that, he was in the movie “Thief” in 1981 and the TV show “Laverne & Shirley” in 1982. In 1983, Jim was in “Trading Places” with Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy, and he also joined “Saturday Night Live.”

He was in the movies “The Man with One Red Shoe” (1985), “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986), “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” (1986), and “Real Men” (1987). He was also in the TV movies “The Best Legs in the Eighth Grade” (1984) and “The Birthday Boy” (1986).

He played Harry Wyckoff in the miniseries “Wild Palms” (1993), and he was the voice of Simon the Monster Hunter ” In the 1990s, Belushi was in more than 30 movies, such as “Mr. Destiny” in 1990, “Canadian Bacon” in 1995, “Jingle All the Way” in 1996, and “Wag the Dog” in 1997.

“According to Jim,” which ran on ABC from 2001 to 2009 and had 182 episodes, starred Belushi as James “Jim” Orenthal. He also had guest roles on “I’m with Her” in 2003, “Less than Perfect” in 2004, and “George Lopez” in 2005.

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He also lent his voice to many animated projects, such as “Hoodwinked!” in 2005, “The Wild” in 2006, “Rugrats” in 2002, “What’s New, Scooby-Doo?” in 2002, and “Casper’s Scare School” in 2006.

Jim and his Blues Brothers bandmate Dan Aykroyd put out the record “Have Love, Will Travel” in 2003. In 2006, he put out the book “Real Men Don’t Apologize.” From 2010 to 2011, he played Nick Morelli on “The Defenders” on CBS.

In 2011, he played Harry Brock in “Born Yesterday” on Broadway. Belushi was in the movies “The Ghost Writer” (2010), “New Year’s Eve” (2011), “Home Sweet Hell” (2015), and “The Whole Truth” (2016).

From 2015 to 2016, he played William “Wick” McFadden in “Good Girls Revolt” on Amazon Prime Video. In the 2017 reboot of “Twin Peaks,” also called “Twin Peaks: The Return,” he played Bradley Mitchum.

That same year, he was in the movies “A Change of Heart,” “Sollers Point,” and “Wonder Wheel.”