Richard Dreyfuss Net Worth

The American producer, writer, and actor named Richard Dreyfuss has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of June 2021, according to a site named My Daily Record. It is not surprising for him to earn that much because he is such a popular actor who has acted in tons of films and TV shows in addition to some other activities. Talking about his net worth, it has something to do with his career. The following is everything that you have to know about his career.

The acting career of Richard Dreyfuss was started when he attended Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Jewish Center and the Westside Jewish Community Center. His teacher was Bill Miller. When he was 15, he made a debut in a TV production named Mama’s House. He then attended San Fernando Valley State College, which is now known as California State University, Northridge for a year. After completing his study, he joined the army and was involved in the Vietnam War for two years. Then, he worked in a hospital in Los Angeles.

Richard Dreyfuss Net Worth

During the period of time, Richard Dreyfuss featured in a few TV shows. Some of the shows include Peyton Place, Gidget, That Girl, Gunsmoke, Bewitched, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, and The Big Valley. His works in the film and TV industry are listed below.


    • Valley of the Dolls
    • The Graduate
    • The Young Runaways
    • Hello Down There
    • American Graffiti
    • Dillinger
    • The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravits
    • The Second Coming of Suzanne
    • Inserts
    • Jaws
    • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    • The Goodbye Girl
    • The Big Fix
    • The Competition
    • Whose Life Is It Anyway?
    • The Buddy System
    • Down and Out in Beverly Hills
    • Stand by Me
    • Tin Men
    • Stakeout
    • Nuts
    • Moon over Parador
    • Let It Ride
    • Always
    • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
    • Postcards from the Edge
    • Once Around
    • What About Bob?
    • Lost in Yonkers
    • Another Stakeout
    • Silent Fall
    • The Last Word
    • The American President
    • Mr. Holland’s Opus
    • James and the Giant Peach
    • Mad Dog Time
    • Night Falls on Manhattan
    • Krippendorf’s Tribe
    • The Crew
    • The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
    • Who Is Cletis Tout?
    • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys
    • Silver City
    • Poseidon
    • Signs of the Time
    • W.
    • American Betrayed
    • My Life in Ruins
    • Leaves of Grass
    • The Lightkeepers
    • Piranha 3D
    • Red
    • Paranoia
    • Cas and Dylan
    • Very Good Girls
    • Squatters
    • Zipper
    • Book Club
    • Bayou Caviar
    • Asher
    • The Last Laugh
    • Polar
    • Daughter of the Wolf
    • Astronaut
    •  Killing Winston Jones
    • The Last Job


    • Karen
    • Peyton Place
    • Gadget
    • Bewitched
    • The Big Valley
    • That Girl
    • Judd, for the Defense
    • The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
    • The Mod Squad
    • The Shadow of a Gun
    • Gunsmoke
    • A Touch of Grace
    • Me
    • Victory at Entebbe
    • Funny, You Don’t Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville
    • Prisoner of Honor
    • Oliver Twist
    • Lansky
    • Fail Safe
    • The Education of Max Bickford
    • Mr. Dreyfuss Goes To Washington
    • The Day Reagan Was Shot
    • Coast to Coast
    • Tin Man
    • Ocean of Fear
    • Family Guy
    • Weeds
    • Parenthood
    • Coma
    • Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color
    • Your Family or Mine
    • Madoff
    • Shots Fired
    • Hit the Road
    • The Great British Bake Off


    • Total Abandon
    • Death and the Maiden
    • Sly Fox
    • The Producers
    • Prophesy and Honor

By being an actor, Richard Dreyfuss has earned several awards and he was nominated in several awards. Here is the full list of his awards and nominations:


    • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Actor
    • Academy Awards: Best Actor
    • Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
    • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actor
    • BAFTA Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role
    • Satellite Awards: Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
    • Ride of Fame: Ride of Fame
    • Saturn Awards: Best Guest Starring Role on Television
    • FEST: Belgrade Winner


    • Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
    • New York Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Actor
    • Saturn Awards: Best Actor
    • Razzie Awards: Worst Actor
    • Golden Glove Awards: Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
    • Academy Awards: Best Actor
    • Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
    • Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
    • Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
    • Film Critics Circle of Australia: Best Actor

Beside his acting projects, Richard Dreyfuss also has some other activities. The actor is currently trying to revive Civics education to reach the youngsters about the power of their citizenship and the principles that make American unit. A thing known as The Dreyfuss Civics Initiative or TDCI was made in 2006. The aim of it is to revitalize and enhance the teaching of Civics in American public education to support the future generations so that they can do critical thinking.

Richard Dreyfuss has attended some events to raise awareness about the need for increased civic education. In February 2006, he even spoke in front of a lot of people at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The mission of the event was to discuss impeachment charges against the U.S. President George W. Bush. Nine months after that, he made an appearance on a program named Real Time with Bill Maher to discuss teaching Civics in schools. The program was aired on HBO. In 2007, the man featured in the youth voting documentary film 18 in ’08. Seven years later, he showed up on Huckabee that was hosted by the former Arkansas Governor named Mike Huckabee. He was there to discuss how civic education is able to make a stronger America and to ask the viewers to sign the Preamble to support the cause.

According to the popular site named Wikipedia, Richard Dreyfuss was also named as the advisor of The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.

The career of Richard Dreyfuss does not stop here. He once wrote a book with a science fiction writer Harry Turtledove. The name of the book is The Two Georges. This book is described as a steampunk/alternate history/mystery novel set in 1995, the time when American Revolution was peacefully avoided.

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