Johnny Galecki is an American actor who was born in Belgium. The actor is best known for playing the immensely popular sitcom, Big Bang Theory. He got the attention of the global audience and made him incredibly wealthy. In 2018, he is the second-highest-paid actor and earned $25 million.
Galecki was born on April 30th, 1975. His father worked at the U.S. Air Force, and his family stayed in Belgium when he was about to be born. His mother was a mortgage consultant. His father also worked as a rehabilitation teacher but also worked in the military. Galecki is the eldest child and has a brother and sister. Johnny was brought up in Illinois, and Johnny grew up there. Johnny Galecki was brought up in a loving and supportive family.
Early Acting Roles
Galecki started his acting career at the age of seven and participated in the theater community in Chicago. When he was 12, he was signed for a television show titled Murder Ordained. After two years he made his film debut titled the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. He signed a prominent role in the comedic show which was called American Dreamer.
Johnny Galecki became popular when he joined the hit show, Roseanne. He became a member of the cast from 1992 and remained on the show for a long time. He remained on the show Roseanne till 1997. The actor played characters in shows like I Know What You Did Last Summer, which is an iconic horror flick. He also became a part of the comedies titled the Bounce and The Opposite of Sex. Galecki appeared in many high-profile films, such as Bean and Vanilla Sky. The actor played the role of a prostitute in the Broadway play The Little Dog Laughed and was appreciated a lot of critical acclaims.
Big Bang Theory
Big Bang Theory gave Johnny a lot of financial success and fame. The show Big Bang Theory gave Johnny Galecki a lot of success. The actor played the role of Leonard Hofstadter. The long-running shows cast include Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons in leading roles.
Johnny has an estimated net worth of $100 million. Galecki’s earnings increased when he was a part of the Big Bang Theory. The actor earned $60,000 per episode, and these numbers increased with time. By season two, his earning increased up to $250,000 per episode. According to reports, Galecki earned $900,000 for each episode of the Big Bang Theory. The cast, of the show including Galecki, will add millions of dollars for countless years.
When Johnny was 16, his father died in a car accident. He starting going out with co-star Kaley Cuoco and they dated for two years. The co-stars from the Big Bang Theory met on the sets of the show and dated for 2 years. They broke up but they are still reportedly on good terms. He owns properties in Santa Margarita that includes extensive vineyards. In 2018, the actor started dating Alaina Meyer, and after a year they had a son together.