After being off the air for more than two decades, Roseanne is back. The show, which originally aired from 1988 to 1997, returned with quite a bang. According to Nielsen, 25 million people viewed the premiere (this includes viewers who saw the premiere in the days following its air date). This was the largest audience for a sitcom in almost four years, reports The New York Times. The following week, 15.4 million viewers tuned in.
Here’s how much each cast member of Roseanne is worth in 2018.
1. Alicia Goranson
- Net worth: $3.5 million
Alicia Goranson plays the role of Becky Conner-Healy, one of the Conners’ daughters. Her acting career began on the show in 1988 and she remained in her role until 1995. Goranson appeared in films such as Boys Don’t Cry, The Extra Man, and How to Make an American Quilt. She has also appeared on the television shows Damages, Fringe, Sex and the City, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Goranson’s net worth is $3.5 million.
Next: This character is all grown up.
2. Michael Fishman
- Net worth: $8 million
Michael Fishman is best known for his role as D.J. Conner. In addition, he appeared on the television shows Walker, Texas Ranger; Seinfeld; and Hitz. He also lent his voice to Hey Arnold! and Little Rosie. In addition, he appeared in the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence. In 2009, he co-hosted Roseanne Barr’s talk show, The Roseanne Show. Furthermore, he appeared on her reality series, Roseanne’s Nuts in 2011.
Next: This star earned three Emmys.
3. Laurie Metcalf
- Net worth: $8 million
Laurie Metcalf plays the role of Jackie Harris. She earned three Emmys for her role on Roseanne during the show’s original run. Metcalf has appeared in several films including Desperately Seeking Susan, Scream 2, and Runaway Bride. She also appeared on the TV shows Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Big Bang Theory, Monk, and Without a Trace. Metcalf has a net worth of $16 million.
Next: This star was known as “the second Becky.”
4. Sarah Chalke
- Net worth: $14 million
Sarah Chalke replaced Alicia Goranson in the role of Becky Conner-Healy on Roseanne. She is also known for her role as Dr. Elliot Reid on the comedy TV series Scrubs. In addition, she played the role of Stella Zinman on the television show How I Met Your Mother. In 2011, she starred on the CBS series Mad Love.
Next: She championed the show’s reboot.
5. Sara Gilbert
- Net worth: $16 million
After Roseanne ended in 1997, Gilbert appeared on the television shows 24, E.R. and The Big Bang Theory. She has also appeared in the movies Riding in Cars with Boys, Poison Ivy, and High Fidelity. Furthermore, she earns a comfortable living from her co-hosting and producing job on The Talk. In addition, Gilbert has a recurring role on the CBS sitcom Living Biblically. Today, the actress is working as an executive producer on the reboot of Roseanne. Sara Gilbert has a net worth of $16 million.
Next: This actor is known for his roles on two popular shows.
6. Johnny Galecki
- Net worth: $50 million
Johnny Galecki first appeared on Roseanne in season four. He played David Healy, Darlene Conner’s boyfriend, up until the series finale. He then appeared in several films, including Suicide Kings, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and Vanilla Sky. In 2007, Galecki joined the cast of The Big Bang Theory, playing the role of Leonard Hofstadter. He reportedly earns $1 million per episode. Galecki has a net worth of $50 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Next: This star’s character came back from the dead.
7. John Goodman
- Net worth: $65 million
John Goodman is best known for his role as Dan Conner (the title character’s husband). He has also appeared in several movies, such as Monsters University, The Internship, and The Hangover III. In addition, Goodman has appeared in commercials and lent his voice to cartoon projects as a voice-over artist. He is earning $250,000 per episode for the Roseanne reboot, according to Variety.
Next: The show wouldn’t exist without this star.
8. Roseanne Barr
- Net worth: $80 million
Roseanne Barr has enjoyed a successful career as an actress, comedienne, television producer, writer, director, and talk show host. According to Slate, she earned $21 million during the last season of Roseanne. Another way Barr built her wealth was through earnings from Roseanne’s syndication. Variety reports in 1993 Roseanne was the No.1 show in new syndication with $1 million per syndicated episode.
Barr has also appeared in several films including Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, She-Devil, and Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. In addition, she has written several books, including My Lives and Roseanne, My Life as a Woman. Barr has a net worth of roughly $80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She is earning $250,000 per episode for the Roseanne reboot, according to Variety.
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