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Elisabeth Moss is best known for her appearances in the television series Mad Men and The Handmaid’s Tale. The actor has also proven her ability to be a box office draw.

Here’s Elisabeth Moss’ net worth and how she makes her money.

How Elisabeth Moss became famous

Elisabeth Moss smiling and wearing a black sweater and gold necklace
Elisabeth Moss | Gary Gershoff/Getty Images

Elisabeth Moss made her acting debut in the 1990 TV movie Bar Girls, in which she played the role of Robin. After that, she appeared in the TV miniseries Lucky Chances.

Moss made her film debut in the 1991 movie Suburban Commando. From 1992 to 1995, the actor landed a recurring role in the television series Picket Fences, in which she played the character Cynthia Parks. Moss got her big break after playing the character Polly in the 1999 movie Girl, Interrupted.

What is Elisabeth Moss’ net worth?

With over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry, Elisabeth Moss has built a substantial net worth. Moss’ work as an actor, producer, and spokesperson have all contributed to her bank account.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Elisabeth Moss has a net worth of $30 million as of 2021.

Elisabeth Moss’ movies and TV shows

Elisabeth Moss |  Jim Bennett/WireImage
Elisabeth Moss | Jim Bennett/WireImage

One of Moss’ highest-grossing films is Us (2019), with a lifetime gross of over $174 million. Her other high-grossing films include The Invisible Man (2020), with a box office return north of $143 million; Get Him to the Greek (2010), with a lifetime gross exceeding $60 million, Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009), with a gross of $29.5 million; Girl, Interrupted (1999), which earned nearly $29 million; and The Missing (2003), with a lifetime gross of just over $27 million.

On TV, Moss played Zoe Bartlett on The West Wing from 1999 to 2006. Her next major television role was in the series Mad Men, playing Peggy Olson from 2007 to 2015.

After that, Moss played the character Robin Griffin on Top of the Lake from 2013 to 2017. She landed the lead role in The Handmaid’s Tale in 2017.

How Elisabeth Moss makes her money

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Moss earned $75,000 per episode on Mad Men during the show’s peak. The actor takes home substantially more money as the star and producer of The Handmaid’s Tale. Moss earns a reported $1 million per episode on the hit Hulu series.

Moss’ 2020 film The Invisible Man also padded her bank account. The actor shared some profits, banking on its $130+ million box office revenue against a $7 million budget.

In addition to acting, Moss earns money as a producer. Some of her production credits include The Handmaid’s Tale, Ballet Now (2018), Her Smell (2018), and Light from Light (2019).

Elisabeth Moss’ Awards

Elisabeth Moss | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Elisabeth Moss | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Moss has received many awards and recognitions throughout her career, helping her pull in bigger paydays. In 2014, she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film for her performance in Top of the Lake. In 2009 and 2010, Moss won with a Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series for Mad Men.

The actor received another Golden Globe Award in 2018 for Best Actress for The Handmaid’s Tale. She has also won a Primetime Emmy Award, Critics Choice Television Award, and a Producers Guild of America Award.

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