Adam Savage Net Worth

Adam Savage Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Adam Whitney Savage net worth is
$12 Million

Adam Whitney Savage Wiki Biography

Adam Whitney Savage was born on 15th July 1967, in New York City, USA, and is a special effects designer, educator, actor and television personality which are the main sources of Adam Savage net worth. Adam rose to fame as a co-host of the television science entertainment series “Myth Busters” (2003–present) and science and engineering reality game show “Unchained Reaction” (2012). His created scale models might be seen in the blockbusters “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones” (2002) directed by George Lucas and “The Matrix Reloaded” (2003) directed by The Wachowski Brothers.

How much is Adam Savage net worth? Report by authoritative sources, his wealth stands at and estimated $12 million accumulated in large part from his contribution to special effects in film making, but beginning in the wider entertainment industry which began seriously in the ’80s.

Adam Savage Net Worth $12 Million

Adam grew up in Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County, New York. His father was a famous animator and film-maker, who worked on the television series “Sesame Street” (1969–2000), so Adam had an early introduction to the industry, and in fact became a child actor when just five years old, voicing characters featured in “Sesame Street” (1969 – 2000), and appearing in various commercials, music videos and other small roles. As an adult, he decided to continue his work just on the other side of the stage, as he got more enjoyment from making things, in particular he became really good at creating special effects, making graphic designs and assisting in animation, and these added significant amounts to the overall size of Adam Savage’s net worth.

In fact, Adam Savage has many accomplishments which are even difficult to count, including film developer, projectionist, carpenter, graphic designer, animator, television presenter, toy designer, gallery owner, model maker, actor and television presenter. He was a model maker for the science fiction films “Galaxy Quest” (1999), “Bicentennial Man” (1999) and “Space Cowboys” (2000), and also worked as an educator for model making at the Academy of Art University. More, he appeared as an actor in the films “Ever Since the World Ended” (2001), “The Darwin Awards” (2006) and in an episode of television series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2008). Of course all these projects added to Adam’s net worth.

Adam Savage has been covering different topics as the annual speaker at the Maker Faire since 2008. However, to the wider audience he is mostly known as the co-presenter of the documentary science series “Myth Busters” (2003–present) created by Peter Rees, which focuses on testing the validity of various myths and rumours using scientific methods. The two basic heroes of the show are co-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, and indeed “Myth Busters” is the highest rated series on the Discovery channel, and the series might be seen through many international broadcasters too. All the previously described careers have added financially to the total size of Adam Savage’s net worth.

As a little aside from his professional work, he is an avid costume maker and has an interest in cosplay. He has created one costume for  the character from the Japanese animated film “Spirited Away” (2001).

Finally, in the personal life of Adam Savage, he has been married since 2002 to Julia Ward;  he has twin boys from a previous relationship. Adam Savage resides in San Francisco. Nowadays he states that he is an atheist.

Full NameAdam Savage
Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 15, 1967
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
ProfessionActor, Educator, Television producer, Special Effects Designer, Presenter, Industrial designer
EducationNew York University, Tisch School of the Arts
SpouseJulia Savage (m. 2002)
ChildrenRiley Savage, Addison Savage
ParentsWhitney Lee Savage
SiblingsKate Savage
NicknamesAdam Whitney Savage , The Mythbusters , Adam John Savage , Aaahh! Damn Savage
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Reality Program/Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Movies“Spirited Away” (2001), “Night of the Little Dead”, “Galaxy Quest” (1999), “Bicentennial Man” (1999), “Space Cowboys” (2000),“Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones” (2002), “The Matrix Reloaded” (2003)
TV Shows“Myth Busters” (2003–present), “Unchained Reaction” (2012)
1Black leather jacket.
2Freckles and goatee
3Good Bad and Ugly Hat made by Knudsen Hat Co
4Black "Buddy Holly" style glasses
1I have concluded through careful empirical analysis and much thought that someone is looking out for me, keeping track of what I think of things, forgiving me when I do less than I ought, giving me strength to shoot for more than I think I'm capable of. I believe they know everything I do and think, and they still love me, and I've concluded, after careful consideration, that this person keeping score is me.
2I am a champion of one notch above mediocrity.
3[his reaction to being caught in a flash fire where he lost an eyebrow and some of his arm hair] Am I missing an eyebrow?
4That's the show. It's like 4 minutes of science and then 10 minutes of me hurting myself.
5My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.
6My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.
7I wouldn't say Jamie [Hyneman] is an evil genius. I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius.
8I reject your reality and substitute my own.
1His main obsessions in life are Legos, Star Wars, and juggling.
2He has an Erdös-Bacon-Sabbath number of 11, which ties him with Albert Einstein and Natalie Portman, and is among the lowest on the planet.
3Is a close friend of Phil Plait.
4On Mythbusters, he participated in an experiment to find out which alternative cure is best to counteract seasickness (He and fellow Mythbuster Grant Imahara are susceptible to motion sickness).
5Was born in New York City, but was raised in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
6Has twin sons from a previous relationship.
7Appeared as a teenage grocery clerk in one of Charmin's long-running "Mr. Whipple" television ads in the early 1980s.


MythBusters2010-2015TV Series documentary executive producer - 52 episodes
Dangerous Toys2014TV Movie documentary executive producer
Unchained Reaction2012TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes

Visual Effects

The Matrix Revolutions2003model maker
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines2003modelmaker: ILM
The Matrix Reloaded2003model maker
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones2002model maker: ILM
A.I. Artificial Intelligence2001model maker: ILM
Space Cowboys2000chief model maker
Galaxy Quest1999model maker: ILM
Bicentennial Man1999model maker: ILM - uncredited
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace1999model maker - uncredited
Home Alone 31997model maker
Flubber1997visual effects
Jack1996visual effects - uncredited


Adam Ruins Everything2016TV SeriesAdam Savage
Wrestling Isn't Wrestling2015Video documentary shortNon-Fan
Phineas and Ferb2014TV SeriesOffice Stormtrooper #1
Night of the Little Dead2011ShortDan
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2008TV SeriesLab Technician
The Darwin Awards2006Adam
Ever Since the World Ended2001Engineer
Sesame Street1978-1980TV SeriesHeathcliff

Art Department

The Matrix Revolutions2003propmaker foreman: San Francisco
The Matrix Reloaded2003propmaker foreman: San Francisco
Bicentennial Man1999assistant props - uncredited
KaBlam!1997TV Series prop design - 1 episode


Remember Me2009Video short technical advisor
Ho Ho Nooooooo!!! It's Mr. Bill's Christmas Special!1996Video short key model maker

Sound Department

The Hours Went by Like a Winter2013Documentary sound editor completed


Dracula's Daughters vs. the Space Brains2010Short special thanks


IMDb at San Diego Comic-Con2016TV SeriesHimself
BattleBots2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Journey to Mars 101: Why Science Fiction Inspires Me2016Video documentaryHimself - Host
MythBusters2003-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
Labyrinth 25th Anniversary Q&A2016Video documentary short
WGN Morning News2015TV SeriesHimself
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries2010-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Wil Wheaton Project2014TV SeriesHimself
An Honest Liar2014DocumentaryHimself - Mythbusters
Dangerous Toys2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Talking Dead2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming / Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming / Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking / ...
The Unbelievers2013DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
RiffTrax Live: Night of the Shorts SF Sketchfest 20132013Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2009-2012TV SeriesHimself
Chris Hardwick's All-Star Celebrity Bowling2012TV SeriesHimself
Unchained Reaction2012TV SeriesHimself - Host
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Host, 'Mythbusters' (segment "No Foolin'")
The Simpsons2012TV SeriesHimself
Curiosity2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
The Colbert Report2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Punkin Chunkin2010TV MovieHimself - Host
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear2010TV SpecialHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2005-2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Beyond Tomorrow2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself - MythBuster
The Burly Man Chronicles2004Video documentaryHimself (extended version)

Archive Footage

MythBusters2004-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Host

Nominated Awards

2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Structured Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)
2013Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality ProgramMythBusters (2003)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia



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