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$5 Million Net Worth of Derek Luke - All His Earnings From Acting Revealed

aisha Published On Fri Jun 12 2020   Modified On Fri Jun 12 2020
$5 Million Net Worth of Derek Luke - All His Earnings From Acting Revealed

The actor of 'Glory Road' (2006), Derek Luke who has portrayed the character of Bobby Joe Hill has earned a whopping net worth of $5 million. He has accumulated his worth through his solo career as an actor. 

Luke has acted in various successful movies like 'Antwone Fisher' as Antwone Fisher, 'Spartan' as Curtis, 'Captain America: The First Avenger' as Gabe Jones, and others. He also has signed a movie named 'Long Day Journey' for his upcoming project.

Highest-Grossing Movie

Bobby from 'Pieces of April' has appeared in twenty-two movies and among them, his most grossed movie is 'Captain America: The First Avenger' (2011). He has played the character of Gabe Jones in the movie alongside Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Samuel L. Jackson, and others. 

The movie was released on Jul 22, 2011, that was made on a budget of $140 million but made around $370 million from its worldwide collections.

Derek Luke as Gabe Jones in 'Captain America: The First Avenger'.
Derek Luke as Gabe Jones in 'Captain America: The First Avenger'.
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Earning As Actor

Luke's major source of income is from his career as an actor as he has been earning it since 1999 by starring in a television series 'The King of Queens' as Delivery Man / Orderly. Since then he has acted in almost forty movies, television series, TV movies, and short videos which has helped him to earn his worth. 

Derek Luke in 'Madea Goes to Jail' as Joshua Hardaway.
Derek Luke in 'Madea Goes to Jail' as Joshua Hardaway.
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Luke became the part of various movies and series like 'Madea Goes to Jail' as Joshua Hardaway, 'Notorious' as Sean 'Puffy' Combs, Trauma (TV Series) as Cameron Boone, Rogue (TV Series) as Marlon Dinard, and so on. Because of his all appearances in those sectors, Luke has been able to gain his wealth.

Salary From 13 reasons Why

Kevin Porter from the Golden Globe-nominated series '13 reasons why' was paid a whopping salary of $25,000 from the series. He was one of the main lead of the series who has appeared in the series for over twenty-seven episodes for over two years from 2017 to 2019. At the end of his role in the series, Luke accumulated around $675,000 alone from portraying the character.

Derek Luke as Kevin Porter in '13 reasons Why'.
Derek Luke as Kevin Porter in '13 reasons Why'.
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His other co-star Dylan Minnette was paid $200,000 per episode in the third season of the show which consists of 13 episodes. Likewise, Ross Butler was paid between $20,000 to $60,000 in between season 1 and 2 while his salary got raised to $135,000 per episode and $150,000 per episode in the final season.

Small Roles In 

Luke not only has acted in the main lead but has starred in numerous small roles which also has contributed to earn his wealth. He has done several roles in 'God Friended Me' (TV Series) as Henry Chase, 'Self/less' as Anton, Empire (TV Series) as Malcolm Deveaux, 'Lions for Lambs' as Arian Finch, 'Biker Boyz' as Kid, Second Sight (TV Movie) as Det. Paul Giroux, and others.

Derek Luke in 'God Friended Me' (TV Series) as Henry Chase.
Derek Luke in 'God Friended Me' (TV Series) as Henry Chase.
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Commercial and Music Video 

The 'Alex of Venice' actor has also appeared in music videos as a person gets paid $200 per 12 hours or about $80-$100 per 8 hours a day. Luke is in five music videos like in "Knock Knock/Get It Off", "So Gone", "Take Care Of U", "I Want You", and "Teenage Love Affair". 

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