- Full Name: Charles Michael Levine
- Net Worth: $700 Million
- Occupation: Producer, writer, director, composer
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Ethnicity: White
Chuck Lorre Net Worth – Learn How Much Is Chuck Lorre Worth
Chuck Lorre net worth is estimated to be $700 million. He has managed this much money, from his earnings and achievements as a writer, director, producer and composer. During his career time, he has written, produced and directed hit television shows such as “The Big Bang Theory”, “Two and a Half Men” and “Grace Under Fire”. If you did not know, he is the producer of “Mike and Molly”.
How Chuck Lorre Made His Money
To begin with, he was born and raised in Bethpage, NY. He attended New York’s State University, located at Potsdam. However, Chuck Lorre could not stay long in the college. He quit chasing his dream career of song writing. He worked for some time, as touring artist and songwriter. He even got the opportunity of writing “French Kissin”, for Deborah Harry.
More openings were flowing towards him. After writing the song, he wrote “Roseanne”. While this may have contributed some amount to his net worth, it gave him enough experience to start producing his shows. His first was “Grace Under Fire”. The sitcom was successful and fueled his urge to produce more. He followed it with “Cybill”. From these two shows, he produced other shows including “The Big Bang Theory”, “Dharma & Greg”, “Mike and Molly” and “Two and a Half Men”. He is also producing “Mom”, which is also expected to be a hit. All these productions are major contributors of the impressive Chuck Lorre net worth. Owing to his work, he has also garnered several awards and he was made an inductee of the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2012.
Chuck Lorre Private Life
As much as his career life has been successful with a net worth approaching a billion dollars, the same cannot be said about his personal life. Chuck Lorre has had two marriages but they all ended up in divorce. He first married Paula Smith in 1979, who was also his business partner. The couple got two kids. In 1992, 13 years from their union, they walked the divorce path. He married for the second time in 2001, this time to Karen Rachel Witter. Chuck Lorre wife was then the playmate for Playboy Magazine and she is an actress. They got two kids too but they divorced in 2010. Today, he is single, even if he has been rumored to be in on and off relationships.
There you have it, the net worth of Chuck Lorre.