Cast Of How I Met Your Mother: How Much Are They Worth Now?Published on November 20, 2016. Updated April 11, 2019
How I Met Your Mother is one of the most recent successes on TV in a time when it is so hard to keep even good shows on the air because of so many other options, and of course streaming services. The characters and their phrases have become a major part of pop culture, but sadly, after 9 seasons the show came to an end in 2014. Quite like Friends, the core group of characters connected with mass audiences, and by combining well known celebrities with lesser known stars, the show also created a chemistry between characters which was one of the defining qualities of the series. Thanks to the success of the show, the stars were earning themselves a pretty hefty payday for each episode. Check out how much the cast of How I Met Your Mother are worth now!
9. Wayne Brady
Estimated Net Worth: $10 Million. Wayne Brady first made his appearance on How I Met Your Mother in Season 2 as James Stinson, Barney’s brother. He ended up appearing in 13 episodes up until the last season, coming and providing extra comedic relief alongside the rest of the cast. Before his appearance in the show, Brady had already established himself as a well known actor and comedian, thanks in large part to his role in Whose Line Is It Anyway? He has appeared in many shows and films over the years and is currently a star of Real Husbands of Hollywood and lends his voice to the animated series Sofia the First, earning him a net worth of $10 million.
8. Cristin Milioti
Estimated Net Worth: $2 Million. Cristin Milioti had one of the most crucial roles in the show for someone who only appeared in a total of 14 episodes and for many of those appearances only in quick moments, as the “mother” the show is based around. Prior to the role as, Milioti also appeared in shows such as The Sopranos, The Good Wife and Nurse Jackie as well as movies like The Wolf of Wall Street and The Occupants. Since HIMYM, she has had recurring roles in A to Z and Fargo. With her acting career really taking off recently, Milioti is already doing well for herself with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
7. Jennifer Morrison
Estimated Net Worth: $6 Million. Jennifer Morrison became a recurring character on How I Met Your Mother as one of Ted’s most serious love interests, Zoey Pierson. Prior to her role in the series, Morrison had been in many different series and films including Grind, House M.D., Warrior, and Star Trek, but arguably, her biggest role yet has been as Emma Swan in the hit show Once Upon a Time. With Once Upon a Time in primetime television and three more projects in the works, Morrison is steadily adding to her respectable $6 million.
6. Sarah Chalke
Estimated Net Worth: $14 Million. Sarah Chalke was another one of Ted’s love interests that stole his heart before he met the mother of his children. HIMYM was just a brief stop in a pretty prolific TV career for Chalke who has been acting since she was eight years old. From 1993-1997, Chalke starred on Roseanne as Becky Conner-Healy and from 1999-2000 was a star of Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy. She then hit it really big as one of the stars of Scrubs from 2001-2010 where she amassed most of her net worth, and only continues to add to her bank account with more and more roles resulting in an impressive $14 million.
5. Josh Radnor
Estimated Net Worth: $16 Million. Josh Radnor really hit it big when he was cast as the lead, Ted Mosby, in How I Met Your Mother. Prior to the role, he had only appeared sporadically in other shows such as ER, Six Feet Under and Judging Amy, as well as films like Not Another Teen Movie. He is now worth $16 million after starring as Ted for all nine seasons, raking in an incredible $225,000 per episode.
4. Alyson Hannigan
Estimated Net Worth: $18 Million. Unlike Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan was a well established actress before taking on the role as Lily Aldrine for the hit show. After appearing in several single episodes for different show, Hannigan got a starring role in the fan favorite series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Willow. She found even more success as Michelle in the American Pie series and, with 45 acting credits to her name so far, Hannigan is already worth an estimated $18 million.
3. Cobie Smulders
Estimated Net Worth: $18 Million. Cobie Smulders got her start as a model before focusing on acting, beginning her career on TV in 2002 and in 2003 landed a lead role on the series Veritas: The Quest. She also appeared in Smallville, Andromeda and The L Word, but became well known when she was cast as Robin Scherbatsky on How I Met Your Mother. As one of the stars of the show, she was also making $225,000 per episode and has had continued success in major films such as Safe Haven, and the Avengers franchise, adding up to a net worth of $18 million.
2. Jason Segel
Estimated Net Worth: $30 Million. It might be surprising to know that Jason Segel only has 33 acting credits name given the fact it seems he has been in so much, and is already worth $30 million, but as it turns out, he is just really good at picking his projects. Segel got his first major break with the critically acclaimed but short lived Judd Apatow series Freaks and Geeks. Then, in the mid-2000s his career really took off with roles in Knocked Up, I Love You, Man, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bad Teacher, The Five-Year Engagement and many more. He became widely known, however, by returning to TV on HIMYM as Marshall Eriksen, and as one of the leads and fan favorites, he also pulled in $225,000 per episode.
1. Neil Patrick Harris
Estimated Net Worth: $35 Million. Neil Patrick Harris is one of the rare Hollywood celebrities who was able to continue his success after hitting it big as a child actor on the show Doogie Houser, M.D. Over the years, Harris continued acting and appeared in several shows and made a resurgence in the Harold & Kumar franchise, but without a doubt, his ultimate comeback was as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother. His character was arguably the linchpin of the success of the show and brought Harris back to the forefront of Hollywood. Through it all, he has amassed the most net worth of all the cast with a very impressive net worth of $35 million.