‘Cobra Kai’ Cast: Which Karate Kid Has the Highest Net Worth?
Netflix’s Karate Kid spinoff series, Cobra Kai, continues the story of the long-running rivalry between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka). However, the true stars of the show are the franchise’s new faces, the karate students. Cobra Kai cast members Peyton List, Xolo Maridueña, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Gianni DeCenzo, and Tanner Buchanan have come to represent the next generation of karate kids — who has the highest net worth?
Peyton List (Tory Nichols)
Long before she took up karate in Cobra Kai, Peyton List was a Disney Channel star. Her first major film role arrived in 2008 when she played Young Jane in 27 Dresses. She went on to guest star in various television shows before she became Holly Hills in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid film series in 2011.
That same year, List took on a starring role as Emma Ross in the Disney Channel series Jessie. After departing the show in 2015, she moved on to Bunk’d, another Disney series. In 2019, List joined the Cobra Kai cast as Tory Nichols.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Peyton List has a net worth of $7 million, the highest among the young Cobra Kai cast members.
Xolo Maridueña (Miguel Diaz)
Xolo Maridueña started his acting career in 2012 with his role as Victor Graham in Parenthood. After the show ended in 2015, the actor took on various guest roles in TV series like Twin Peaks. He gained global recognition when he joined Cobra Kai in 2018 as Miguel Diaz, Johnny’s very first karate student. Now, the actor is set to become the first Latino DC superhero in the upcoming film Blue Beetle.
CNW lists Xolo Maridueña’s net worth as $2 million.
Mary Mouser (Samantha LaRusso)
Mary Mouser has spent most of her career in television roles, including some voice acting. She’s made guest appearances on several popular shows, including Scrubs, Criminal Minds, The King of Queens, CSI, and more. Additionally, Mouser starred as the voice of Eloise in the 2006 series Me, Eloise.
From 2005 to 2010, the actor played Kelly Gibbs in NCIS, followed by Lacey Fleming in Body of Proof (2011 – 2013). Mouser is also known for her role as Audrey Gibson in 2015’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. In 2018, she joined Cobra Kai as Daniel’s daughter, Samantha LaRusso.
According to CNW, Mary Mouser’s net worth is $2 million.
Jacob Bertrand (Eli “Hawk” Moscowitz)
Jacob Bertrand is most recognized for playing Eli “Hawk” Moscowitz in Cobra Kai, but his career dates back to the mid-2000s and 2010s. The actor took on a starring role as Gil in 2011’s Bubble Guppies, and later starred as the titular character in 2014’s Kirby Buckets.
In 2012, Bertrand voiced Monty in Rise of the Guardians and played Henry Forman in Marvin Marvin. He also voiced Hawk in the 2020 video game Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues.
CNW lists Jacob Bertrand’s net worth as $2 million.
Tanner Buchanan (Robby Keene)
Tanner Buchanan’s career began in 2010 with various television guest roles on shows like Modern Family, Fuller House, Girl Meets World, and more. In 2015, he took on a recurring role as Mason Kendall in Game Shakers, followed by Leo Kirkman in 2016’s Designated Survivor. Buchanan joined Cobra Kai in 2018, playing Johnny’s estranged son, Robby Keene. In 2021, he played Cameron Kweller in the film He’s All That.
According to CNW, Tanner Buchanan has a net worth of $1 million.
Gianni DeCenzo (Demetri Alexopoulos)
Since 2011, Gianni DeCenzo has appeared in various TV guest roles and short series/films. In 2015, he starred as Arthur Pickwickle in 100 Things to Do Before High School. Later, he played Caleb Williger in 2019’s Coop and Cami Ask the World. Like Bertrand, DeCenzo voiced his Cobra Kai character, Demetri, in Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues.
As CNW notes, Gianni DeCenzo’s net worth is $1 million.