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Peter Scolari Net Worth: How Rich was the Actor Actually in 2021?

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Peter Scolari Net Worth

Peter Thomas Scolari was an American actor who was best known for his roles in Newhart as well as Bosom Buddies. Furthermore, he also played a character named Tad Horvath in the series called Girls where he even received a Primetime Emmy Award.  As of 2021, Peter Scolari net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.

Full Name Peter Thomas Scolari
Birth Date September 12, 1955
Birth Place New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Profession Actor
Relationship Status Married
Net Worth $2 million

Early Life

Peter grew up in a place called New Rochelle of New York. However, his parents had their own set of problems with them as Peter reflected how his father was an abusive man while his mother was an alcoholic. This had an impact on him while he was growing up. Yet, he appreciated how they stayed together for the children that they were raising.

Peter Scolari Net Worth and Career

Peter’s career in the film industry began when he started to become involved in theater productions. In those early days of his career in the 1970s, he was involved in several shows as a guest actor including in Remington Steele, Goodtime Girls, as well as Angie.

Among the three, it was through Goodtime Girls that he got exposure to the mainstream audience. However, the sitcom wasn’t a very big success and was thus cut short. Peter did have better success with the sitcom called Bosom Buddies where he starred alongside another rising actor of the time, Tom Hanks.

In the show, the two were cast as creative professionals who disguised their appearance as women in order to find an apartment that was cheap in women’s only apartment residences. This show did get better traction but it was canceled after it didn’t get the kind of attention the producers were looking for.

Peter had not been able to establish himself as a successful actor till this point but it would be in the series called Newhart where he got success. He played the role of Michael Harris who was a TV producer. He was cast in this role for a total of six years during which people were able to recognize him through his character.

Over the six years of him performing on the show, he was recognized through multiple nominations as well. Peter was also managed to win an Emmy for his role in the series called Girls where his performances were praised.

Some of his other roles include being a part of the TV series of the hit film called Honey, I Shrunk the Kids as well as being part of the popular crime drama called Gotham. Furthermore, he has also been part of the Bronx Bombers and the series called Madoff.

Personal Life

Peter Scolari was married for the first time to Debra Steagal. However, after their relationship did not work out as planned, Peter started a relationship with Cathy Trien with whom he had two children. Peter later got in a relationship with Tracy Shaye whom he would marry in his latter years in 2013.

In today, he has four children who are named Nicholas, Joseph, Keaton, and Cali. Throughout his life, Peter had a substance abuse problem and also problems with bipolar disorder which he made public during an interview with Oprah.

Peter had been diagnosed with leukemia which he had been suffering from for two years. He would have his last breath on October 22, 2021, which was when he passed away at the age of 66.

Peter Scolari Net Worth

As of 2021, Peter Scolari had an estimated net worth of $2 million. Much of his earnings come from his acting career.

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