Justin Long Net Worth
Net Worth$ 14 Million
Date of BirthJune 2, 1978(44)
nationalityUnited States of America
$ 14 Million
What is Justin Long's Net Worth?
Justin Long is an American actor, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $14 million. Long might be most widely know for personifying a Mac in a series of ads for the Apple Corporation entitled "Get a Mac." Justin made his acting debut in the 1999 film "Galaxy Quest," and he has gone on to appear in more than 100 films and television shows, including "Jeepers Creepers" (2001), "DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story" (2004), "Accepted" (2006), "Going the Distance" (2010), "Tusk" (2014), "Ed" (2000–2004), and "New Girl" (2011–2012; 2015). He has lent his voice to the animated projects "Battle for Terra" (2007), "Planet 51" (2009), "Alpha and Omega" (2010), "F Is for Family" (2015–present), "Skylanders Academy" (2016–2018), and "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" (2021), and he voiced Alvin in the live-action "Alvin and the Chipmunks" films (2007–2015). Long wrote, directed, and produced the 2016 short film "Trump Baby," the 2017 miniseries "The Real Stephen Blatt," and the 2021 film "Lady of the Manor," and he produced and directed the 2013 film "A Case of You." Justin has also served as a producer on the films "Movie 43" (2013), "Comet" (2014), and "The Lookalike" (2014).
Justin Long was born Justin Jacob Long on June 2, 1978, in Fairfield, Connecticut. His mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a former actress, and his father, R. James Long, teaches Latin and philosophy at Fairfield University. Justin's brothers, Damien and Christian, are also actors. Long has said that his family is "Roman Catholic and kind of conservative." Justin attended the Jesuit school Fairfield College Preparatory School, and after graduation, he enrolled at Vassar College, where he joined the sketch comedy group Laughingstock and appeared in theatrical productions. Justin graduated from Vassar in 2000.
In 1999, Long appeared in the science fiction comedy "Galaxy Quest," and the following year, he landed the role of Warren P. Cheswick on the NBC series "Ed," which aired 83 episodes over four seasons. Justin appeared in the 2001 films "Happy Campers" and "Jeepers Creepers," followed by "Crossroads" in 2002. He had a cameo 2003's "Jeepers Creepers 2," and in 2004, he appeared in "Raising Genius" and "Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie" and co-starred with Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller in "DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story." Long starred in 2005's "Herbie: Fully Loaded" and "Waiting…," and in 2006, he guest-starred on "Campus Ladies" and "That '70s Show" and appeared in the films "The Sasquatch Gang," "Dreamland," "The Break-Up," "Accepted," and "Idiocracy." In 2007, he played Matthew Farrell in "Live Free or Die Hard" and George Harrison in "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," and the following year, he appeared in "Strange Wilderness," "Just Add Water," and the Kevin Smith-directed film "Zack and Miri Make a Porno." Smith directed Long again in 2014's "Tusk," 2016's "Yoga Hosers," and 2019's "Jay and Silent Bob Reboot."
In 2009, Justin appeared in 11 films, including "He's Just Not That Into You," "Serious Moonlight," "Drag Me to Hell," and "After.Life." He co-starred with Drew Barrymore, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate, and Jim Gaffigan in 2010's "Going the Distance," and in 2011, he began a five-episode stint on the Fox sitcom "New Girl" as the love interest of Zooey Deschanel's Jessica Day. Long then appeared in the films "For a Good Time, Call…" (2012), "Best Man Down" (2012), and "Veronica Mars" (2014), portrayed Steve Jobs in "iSteve" (2013), and guest-starred on "Mom" (2013), "The Michael J. Fox Show" (2014), "Portlandia" (2015), "Inside Amy Schumer" (2015), and "Drunk History" (2015–2019). In 2016, Justin appeared in the films "Frank & Lola," "Lavender," and "Ghost Team," followed by "And Then I Go" and "Literally, Right Before Aaron" in 2017. In 2019, he had a recurring role as Ellis Vickers on the British TV series "Giri/Haji" starred in the films "After Class" and "The Wave," and portrayed James Comey in a dramatic reading of the Mueller report entitled "The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts." That year Long also launched the podcast "Life Is Short with Justin Long," and in 2020, he hosted the Disney+ series "Shop Class."
Justin met Drew Barrymore on the set of "He's Just Not That into You " in 2007, and the two dated until the summer of 2008. Long began a relationship with Amanda Seyfried in mid-2013, and they split up after two years together. Justin endorsed Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election and the 2020 Democratic primary, and he acted as a surrogate on the campaign trail. During a 2019 appearance on the podcast "Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard," Long revealed that he was drugged and abducted when he was in Michigan filming "Youth In Revolt." He stated that he had been drinking at a bar in Hazel Park and left with some locals who offered him marijuana. Justin believes that he was given PCP instead because he became incredibly intoxicated and disoriented. The men refused to take Long to his hotel and drove him to several different locations, saying that they were going to film him and sell the footage to TMZ. He eventually jumped out of the moving vehicle in order to escape the men, and he has said that he still has nerve damage in his leg due to injuries he suffered during his escape.Drew BarrymoreAmanda Seyfried
Awards and Nominations
Long won a Fright Meter Award for Best Actor for "Jeepers Creepers" in 2001 and an iHorror Award for Best Male Horror Performance for "Tusk" in 2014. At the 2006 US Comedy Arts Festival, he received the Film Discovery Jury Award for Best Actor for "The Sasquatch Gang." The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has nominated Justin for three Saturn Awards: Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress for "Galaxy Quest" (2000), Best Performance by a Younger Actor for "Jeepers Creepers" (2002), and Best Supporting Actor for "Live Free or Die Hard" (2008). He earned a Critics Choice Television Award nomination for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for "New Girl" in 2012, and he received a Kids' Choice Award nomination for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie for "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip" in 2016. In 2007, Long earned a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie: Breakout Male for "Accepted," "The Break-Up," "Live Free or Die Hard," and "Idiocracy," and in 2005, he shared an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best On-Screen Team with his "DodgeBall" co-stars. Justin received a Scream Award nomination for Best Horror Actor for "Drag Me to Hell" in 2009, and "Safe Spaces" earned him a Best Actor in a Feature Film nomination at the 2019 Northeast Film Festival.
In 2008, Long paid $1.99 million for a 3,388 square foot home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. Justin put the three-bedroom, four-bathroom home on the market for $1.99 million in late 2009, then dropped it to $1.899 million before de-listing the property and re-listing it for $1.799 million in December 2010. In 2011, Long dropped the price to $1.649 million, but in 2013, the asking price was $2.1 million. The home was previously owned by actor Blair Underwood. In 2007, Long purchased a home in the Hollywood Hills for $1.45 million, and he sold it for $1.2 million in 2009. He also owned a Manhattan condo, which he bought for $2.425 million in 2008; he put it on the market for $1.943 million in 2010.