Jason Bateman net worth: The Ozark star’s journey from addiction to award-winning actor

It’s D-Day and the first part of the final season of “Ozark” is set to drop very soon, so as expected, fans are already getting their hearts racing! The Netflix thriller that managed to captivate audiences with its incredible plots, direction and stellar cast is about to bring more thrills as we can see from the trailer.

‘Ozark’, which has already been nominated for several awards, with the cast also winning major awards, is directed by none other than Jason Bateman who stars as Marty Byrde who moves his family to the Lake of the Ozarks after a scheme went wrong. What follows is 180 from a comfortable life to a life full of peril when the former financial advisor turns into a full-time money launderer, involving his family as well. Before you start your Netflix binge, here’s something to know about your favorite actor.

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Jason Bateman’s journey from addiction to Emmy Award winner

Bateman started his Hollywood journey quite early and gained attention when he appeared as James Cooper in ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and went on to earn teen idol status as David Hogan starred in ‘The Hogan Family’ in the 1980s. From there, the actor came a long way and his work on the hit show ‘Arrested Development’ brought him big acclaim, as well as a Golden Globe as well as a Satellite award. But even though things were going well professionally, her personal life suffered because of the addiction. Throughout the 1990s, the actor had indulged in drugs and alcohol, which quickly turned his life upside down when he married Amanda Anka in 2001. His partying ways didn’t work out well for his relationship, that’s when the actor changed his life. Ditching his old habits, the actor got sober and has since been sober and instead indulges in health-related activities such as cycling and running.

The weather was good for Bateman who went on to an even more successful career in television and film, “Ozark” being one of them. From comedic to serious roles, the actor even put on the director’s hat for the hit Netflix show and it paid off. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series in 2019 for his direction of “Ozark” as well as two Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance. His winning streak may continue as he returns for the crime drama’s final season, which drops very soon.

What is Jason Bateman’s net worth?

According to celebrity network Bateman is worth $13 million. Due to his early start in showbiz and several movies and shows, the actor has amassed a handsome sum that only seems to be growing. In 2013, Jason and his wife Amanda paid $3 million for a home in Beverly Hills and even did a massive renovation on the property. Following this, 2018 saw them buy the neighboring property as well for nearly $2 million. The Hollywood Reporter also said he was banking up to $125,000 for “Arrested Development.” It is also reported that he’s making around $300,000 per episode of “Ozark” and as the show’s popularity grows, there’s a good chance he’ll earn even more right now.

Ozark Season 4 Part 1 premieres January 21, 2022 on Netflix.

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