For more than two decades, David Boreanaz had appeared in some of the most popular shows on television. He has had roles in such hit series as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its spinoff, “Angel,” as well as “Bones.” He is now an actor, producer, and director on the military drama “SEAL Team.”
Thanks to his many years of work, Boreanaz has become a wealthy man. His net worth is estimated to be $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He was reportedly paid $250,000 per episode for his work in “Bones.”
Let’s take a look at the path that led this “SEAL Team” star to become a multi-millionaire.
Boreanaz was born in Buffalo, New York, on May 16, 1971. His father was a weatherman for “Rocketship 7,” a children’s television show. His mother was a travel agent. When the future television star was 7 years old, he moved with his family to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He spent his school years at Malvern Preparatory School and excelled in sports there. He earned a degree in cinema and photography in 1991 from Ithaca College.
After college, David Boreanaz moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue an acting career. At first, he found it difficult to find acting work. So, he worked as a production assistant in order to learn more about working in entertainment.
His earliest roles came in the 1993 film, “Aspen Extreme,” and in the Tommy Lee film, “Best of the Best II.” In “Aspen Extreme,” was a background extra. His role in “Best of the Best II” was uncredited. He also worked as a prop stagehand in this film.
‘SEAL Team’ Star David Boreanaz Rose to Fame Thanks to a Role as a Vampire
The future “SEAL Team” star’s career began to gain momentum with a role in the popular sitcom, “Married… with Children.”
It was in 1997 that David Boreanaz was cast as the vampire Angel in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” It was this role that made him famous. The role also led to him getting his own spinoff television series, “Angel.” This series ran until 2004.
The following year, the now 52-year-old actor began his tenure on the television series “Bones.” He was one of the leads on that show along with Emily Deschanel. This show ran for 246 episodes from 2005 until 2017. The series also gave Boreanaz the opportunity to direct and produce.
During this stretch of his career, Boreanaz also appeared in several films. These included, “Officer Down,” “The Hard Easy,” “These Girls,” “The Crow: Wicked Prayer,” “Suffering Man’s Charity,” and “The Mighty Macs.”
It was during 2017 that David Boreanaz began playing the role of Jason Hayes in “SEAL Team.” The show originally aired on CBS. During its fifth season in 2021, the series moved from CBS to Paramount+.
In addition to his acting work, Boreanaz is also a co-owner of the nail polish company, Chrome. He owns it with his wife, Jaime Bergman, and two friends, Melissa and Aaron Ravo.