‘I Take Responsibility’ Video: The Net Worth of Every Star in the Celebrity PSA
On June 11, 2020, amid a rising national focus on the systems of racism and brutality within the U.S. police force, a group of white celebrities chose to speak out. And the PSA for ITakeResponsibility.org quickly became a talking point across the internet, with many calling for the wealthy participants to donate rather than talk. Here’s a look at their respective net worths.
Emmy winning actor Sarah Paulson says she will no longer “turn a blind eye.” She is best known for starring in TV series such as American Horror Story and films like Glass. Paulson is worth approximately $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Actor Aaron Paul, who actually calls out “killer cops,” saying “they must be prosecuted,” is best known for starring in Breaking Bad. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he made $200,000 per episode in the later seasons. Paul is worth around $20 million in 2020, up from $16 million in 2019.
Singer-songwriter Kesha appears just briefly to “take responsibility.” Despite her early success with hits like “TiK ToK,” she has struggled over the past several years, taking her former producer Dr. Luke to court on sexual abuse charges. Kesha’s net worth is $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Bethany Joy Lenz
Actor and musician Bethany Joy Lenz says she “will make her presence known” — whatever that means. She is best known for starring in the teen drama series One Tree Hill. She is worth approximately $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Actor Kristen Bell says she’s taking responsibility for “every time it was easier to ignore” systemic racism and police brutality. She is best known for starring in series such as Veronica Mars and The Good Place, earning $125,000 per episode for the latter. Bell’s net worth is around $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
As a writer and actor, Justin Theroux says he knows a thing or two about “not-so-funny jokes” and “unfair stereotypes.” He is known for starring in series like The Leftovers and writing films such as Tropic Thunder. Theroux is worth $20 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Actor Debra Messing is taking on “every blatant injustice, no matter how big or small.” She is best known for her role as Grace Adler in the hit sitcom Will & Grace. For the newest iteration of the series, she reportedly made $250,000 per episode. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Messing is worth $25 million, up from $20 million in 2019.
Actor and writer Mark Duplass says he has “remained silent” in the past. He is known for a wide variety of projects, from his first show The League to the more recent Apple TV+ series The Morning Show. Duplass is worth $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Bryce Dallas Howard
Actor Bryce Dallas Howard says she’s “explained away police brutality.” She is best known for the Jurassic World film franchise. Howard is thought to have made $8 million for 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. She is worth $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Actor Julianne Moore says “black people are being slaughtered in the streets,” adding “these are our brothers and sisters.” The Oscar-winning star, who is known for such films as Boogie Nights and Still Alice, is worth $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Actor Piper Perabo says, “We are no longer bystanders.” She is known for films like Cheaper by the Dozen and Coyote Ugly. More recently, Perabo starred in the drama series Covert Affairs, for which she earned $75,000 per episode, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She is thought to be worth around $10 million.
Actor Stanley Tucci says he’s going to stop others from saying “hurtful words, jokes, stereotypes” in front of him. He is known for such films as The Devil Wears Prada, The Lovely Bones, and the Hunger Games franchise. Tucci is worth $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Comedian Ilana Glazer weighs in on what shouldn’t be “a death sentence.” She is best known as one of the creators and stars of the series Broad City. Glazer’s net worth is around $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Finally, gymnast Aly Raisman simply says, “I stand against hate.” The two-time Olympian competed for the U.S. Women’s team in 2012 and 2016. She is worth about $2 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.