‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’: What is Christopher Meloni’s Net Worth?

by Jacklyn Krol

What is Christopher Meloni’s net worth?

The Law & Order: Organized Crime star has his own new spin-off show that has been picked up for another season by NBC. Currently, he has a net worth of $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

During his Law & Order: SVU days, he was paid equal to Mariska Hargitay. In 2010, they reportedly took home $395,000 per episode. It was later reported that he was offered an updated contract of $8 million per year, which is roughly $2 million less than he was previously offered/making for the role.

Christopher Meloni left the show after Season 12. It was believed that the reason he left was because of contract negotiations. He went on to work in other acting roles in entertainment before officially returning to the franchise in 2020.

It is unknown how much agreed to for his new show. Along with the salary, he would see payment through his guest appearances on Law & Order: SVU along with syndication.

Christopher Meloni and his wife, Sherman Williams, listed their home for sale in 2020. The 1916 Hollywood Hills home is on the market for $6.5 million.

Although he portrayed Elliott Stabler for over ten years, during his hiatus from the franchise he worked in numerous areas.

Christopher Meloni has appeared on shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, True Blood, Pose, and Scrubs. He also executive produced and starred in Happy! He also appeared in films including Harold and Kumar, Man of Steel, and Wet Hot American Summer.

Meloni event went into voice acting for video games. You can hear him on Green Lantern: First Flight and Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Christopher Meloni’s Co-Star’s Net Worth

Christopher Meloni’s former on-screen partner Mariska Hargitay, who portrays Olivia Benson in the Law & Order franchise, also has a large net worth. Hargitay has starred on the show since its inception in 1999. Overall, she’s completed 22 seasons and has been renewed through Season 24.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, she makes $500,000 per episode of the show. A typical Law & Order: SVU season has roughly 22 episodes, which means that she makes approximately $11 million per season. However, this does not include syndication, guest roles, or bonuses.

Outlets have suggested that with those considerations, she makes between $13 and 15 million per season.  Forbes also noted that she is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, and one of the top in television. Rightfully so as Benson is the longest-running character in a primetime live-action series.

Overall, Hargitay has a net worth of $100 million, mostly earned from her time on Law & Order: SVU.