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Tom Selleck is known for his starring roles in Magnum P.I. and on the CBS drama Blue Bloods. Here’s Tom Selleck’s net worth and how much he makes per episode for Blue Bloods.

How Tom Selleck became famous

Tom Selleck|Paul Zimmerman/WireImage

Tom Selleck made his acting debut in 1969 in the television series Lancer. He played the character Dobie in an episode titled “Death Bait.” Selleck landed a recurring role in the TV series Brackens World, playing the roles of Roj Haines and Dave Rawson from 1969 to 1970. The actor made his film debut in the 1971 movie The Seven Minutes, playing the character Phil Sanford. After a few more movies and television roles, Selleck got his big break after he began starring in the television series Magnum P.I. from 1980 to 1988. His character appeared in a 1986 episode of Murder, She Wrote titled “Magnum on Ice.”

Tom Selleck’s movies

Tom Selleck|Chance Yeh/FilmMagic
Tom Selleck|Chance Yeh/FilmMagic

Selleck had a successful movie career before transitioning to television. Some of his most popular movies include the 1987 film 3 Men and a Baby, with a lifetime gross of $167,780,960; the 1990 film 3 Men and a Little Lady, with a lifetime gross of $71,609,321, and the 1989 film Her Alibi, with a lifetime gross of $18,699,037, according to Box Office Mojo.

How much does Tom Selleck make per episode for Blue Bloods?

Tom Selleck makes roughly $200,000 per episode for Blue Bloods.

How Tom Selleck makes money

In addition to acting, Selleck also earns money from producing and writing. He executive produced 11 episodes of Magnum P.I. from 1987 to 1988. Then from 1989 to 1990, he executive produced 12 episodes of the television series B.L. Stryker. In 1988, Selleck executive produced five episodes of the television series The Closer. The actor has also been an executive producer on several television movies, including Crossfire Trail (2001), Monte Walsh (2003), and the Jessie Stone series.

How Tom Selleck feels about starring in Blue Bloods

Tom Selleck in Blue Bloods|John Paul Filo/CBS via Getty Images
Tom Selleck in Blue Bloods|John Paul Filo/CBS via Getty Images

It can be tough to get steady work in the acting world. However, in an interview with CBS This Morning, Selleck said he feels fortunate to have starred in two long-running series (Magnum P.I. and Blue Bloods). “It feels great… When you’re fortunate like I am to work as much as I have, I don’t think you reflect enough. This kind of success is rare and twice is a gift. It takes a certain amount of perseverance and a certain amount of fighting for what you believe the show is about,” he said.

Tom Selleck’s net worth

Tom Selleck has an estimated net worth of $45 million.

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