Nathan Lane Net Worth

Nathan Lane Net Worth

What is Nathan Lane’s net worth?

The actor has amassed a net worth of $20 million.

Nathan Lane – Quick Facts
Net Worth: $20 million
Date of birth: February 3, 1956 (68 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 165 cm
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Singer, Voice Actor, Writer
Nationality: American

Biography – A Short Wiki

Nathan Lane Net Worth: Nathan Lane is an American actor and author who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Lane is best known for his roles as Albert in “The Birdcage”(1996), Max Bialystock in the 2001 Broadway production and 2005 film version of “The Producers,” Nathan Detroit in the musical “Guys and Dolls” (1992), Ernie Smuntz in “MouseHunt” (1997), and Pseudolus in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” (1996). Nathan voiced Timon in “The Lion King” (1994), and he also lent his voice to “Stuart Little” (1999), “Titan A.E.” (2000), “Astro Boy” (2009), “George and Martha” (1999–2000), and “Teacher’s Pet” (2000–2002). Lane has more than 80 film and television credits to his name, including “Nicholas Nickleby” (2002), “Mirror Mirror” (2012), “Encore! Encore!” (1998–1999), “Modern Family” (2010–2019), “The Good Wife” (2012–2014), and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (2016). The winner of three Tony Awards, Nathan has starred in numerous Broadway productions, such as “The Odd Couple” (2005), “The Addams Family” (2010) and “Angels in America” (2018). Lane co-wrote the books “Naughty Mabel” (2015) and “Naughty Mabel Sees It All” (2016) with his husband, Devlin Elliott, and he wrote the introduction to the 2017 book “Neil Simon’s Memoirs.” In 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.


Career: Though Nathan received a drama scholarship to Philadelphia’s Saint Joseph’s University, he decided to work instead after he realized that his scholarship wouldn’t cover enough of his college expenses. A different actor named Joseph Lane had already registered with Actors’ Equity, so inspired by the “Guys and Dolls” character Nathan Detroit, Lane decided to start using the first name Nathan. After moving to New York City, he briefly performed stand-up comedy, then began appearing in Off-Broadway productions. He first appeared on Broadway in 1982, playing Roland Maule in Noël Coward’s “Present Laughter,” a role that earned him a Drama Desk Award nomination. Nathan then appeared in Broadway productions of “Merlin” (1983), and “Wind in the Willows” (1985). He made his TV debut in the 1981 miniseries “Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls,” and in 1982, he played Jonathan Burns on the NBC sitcom “One of the Boys.” Lane first graced the big screen in 1987’s “Ironweed,” and he soon appeared in “Joe Versus the Volcano” (1990), “He Said, She Said” (1991), “Frankie and Johnny” (1991), “Life with Mikey” (1993), and “Addams Family Values” (1993). In 1994, he voiced Timon in “The Lion King” and he reprised his role in the direct-to-video movies “The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” (1998) and “The Lion King 1½” (2004) and the TV series “Timon & Pumbaa” (1995).

Personal Life

Personal Life: Lane has said that when he told his mother he was gay, her response to 21-year-old Nathan was, “I’d rather you were dead.” Lane replied, “I knew you’d understand,” and he later quipped, “Once I got her head out of the oven, everything went fine.” Nathan publicly came out in 1999 after the murder of Matthew Shepard, and he has served on the board of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. His work with the LGBT community has earned him the Human Rights Campaign Equality Award, The Trevor Project Hero Award, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Vito Russo Award, and the Matthew Shepard Foundation Making A Difference Award. Lane married writer/theatre producer Devlin Elliott on November 17, 2015, after 18 years together.


“People always think I’m Jewish and changed my last name from Rabinowitz.”

— Nathan Lane

“I want the kind of career where I can move back and forth.”

— Nathan Lane

“What about Broadway? Yes, I’m involved with a new musical based on ‘The Adams Family.'”

— Nathan Lane

“There are some people that the press like to pick on and not just the gay press, but the press in general. And some people, the press just doesn’t care about at all.”

— Nathan Lane

“People have to do things in their own time, and that’s what I did.”

— Nathan Lane

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