Zach Gilford Net Worth

Zach Gilford Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Zachary Michael Gilford net worth is
$6 Million

Zachary Michael Gilford Wiki Biography

Zachary Michael Gilford, born on the 14th of January, 1982, is an American actor who became famous for his role in the television drama series “Friday Night Lights”.

So how much is Gilford’s net worth? As of early 2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $6 million, acquired from his years working as an actor in both film and television.

Zach Gilford Net Worth $6 Million

Born in Evanston, Illinois, Gilford is the son of Anne and Steve Gilford; his family has a mix of half Swedish and half Russian Jewish descent. During his younger years, he attended Evanston Township High School and later on studied at Northwestern University.

Before becoming a full time actor, Gilford was a nature enthusiast, and worked as a Trip Leader for Adventures Cross-Country, becoming a leader for teenagers who took adventure trips in places like British Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, California, and the South Pacific. He was also involved at the YMCA Camp Echo in Fremont, Michigan where he served as a staff member.

Gilford’s acting career started in 2005, when he made a guest appearance in the television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. Despite having a slow growth in his career, he finally hit it big time when he was included in the show “Friday Night Lights”, playing the character of Matt Saracen. He was a series regular from 2006 to 2011, and played a recurring role when he show entered its fourth season up until the finale. The show not only boosted his career but also tremendously helped his net worth.

Meantime Gilford also worked in various movies, including “The Last Winter” in 2016, “Post Grad” with Alexis Bledel, and “Dare” opposite Emmy Rossum. He also guest starred in a number of other television shows including “The Matadors” and “Grey’s Anatomy”. After “Friday Night Lights” Zach scored another series, starring in “Off The Map”, but unfortunately it only lasted for 13 episodes. In 2012, he was cast again for another medical drama entitled “The Mob Doctor”, but it was also cancelled after 13 episodes. Although some of his shows didn’t take flight, they still helped in raising his wealth.

After his failed television shows, Gilford decided to dive in to movies, starring in films including “Answers to Nothing”, “In Our Nature”, “Crazy Kind of Love”, “The Last Stand”, “Devil’s Due”, and “The Purge Anarchy”.

Today, Gilford is still active as an actor. Some of his most recent projects have included the television shows “Drunk History” and “The Family”, such that Zach is never short of employment on one size of screen or the other.

In terms of his personal life, Gilford is married to actress Kiele Sanchez; the two met during the production of the show “The Matadors”, and married in 2012.

Full NameZach Gilford
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 14, 1982
Place Of BirthEvanston, Illinois, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight96 kg
EducationNational Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Northwestern University, Evanston Township High School
SpouseKiele Sanchez (m. 2012)
ParentsAnne Gilford, Steve Gilford
SiblingsVictor Guildford
NicknamesZachary « Zach » Gilford
NominationsMTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance (2015), Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance (2007)
MoviesHandbook to Casual Stalking (2003), The Last Winter (2006), Rise: Blood Hunter (2007), Matadors (2010), In Our Nature (2012), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Last Stand (2013)
TV Shows“Friday Night Lights” (2006, NBC sports drama), Taylor Swift : Ours (2011), The Matadors, Lifeline (2017, TV Series), Kingdom (2017), The Family (2016), The Mob Doctor (2012-2013), Off the Map (2011)
1Zach Gilford was featured in Taylor Swift's music video of the song, Ours.
2He is of half Swedish (mother) and half Russian Jewish (father) descent.
3Engaged to Kiele Sanchez [December 1, 2011].
4Attended Northwestern University where he majored in theatre.
5Attended Evanston Township High School (class of 2000).
6Auditioned for Philip Greeley Goes Hollywood (2004).


The Family2016TV SeriesDanny Warren
Stanistan2015TV MoviePhillip Guthrie
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories2015TV SeriesMatt Peters
Drunk History2014-2015TV SeriesRoger Sharpe / Jim Abbott
The Purge: Anarchy2014Shane
Devil's Due2014Zach McCall
Crazy Kind of Love2013Matthew Iris
The Last Stand2013Jerry Bailey
The Mob Doctor2012-2013TV SeriesDr. Brett Robinson
In Our Nature2012Seth
Answers to Nothing2011Evan
Off the Map2011TV SeriesDr. Tommy Fuller
Friday Night Lights2006-2011TV SeriesMatt Saracen
Matadors2010TV MovieAlex Galloway
The River Why2010Gus
Post Grad2009Adam Davies
Dare2009Johnny Drake
Grey's Anatomy2009TV SeriesCharlie Lowell
Rise: Blood Hunter2007Sailor
The Last Winter2006Maxwell McKinder
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2005TV SeriesKevin Wilcox
Handbook to Casual Stalking2003ShortJimmy


Friday Night Lights2006TV Series performer - 1 episode


2015 MTV Movie Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
Made in Hollywood2014TV SeriesHimself
Dish Nation2014TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2014TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2009-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Buccaneers and Bones2010TV SeriesHimself
FCU: Fact Checkers Unit2010TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
The Making of 'The Last Winter'2007ShortHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Chelsea Lately2013TV SeriesJerry Bailey in 'The Last Stand'
One Day2009Video shortAdam Davies

Won Awards

2009Breakthrough PerformerHamptons International Film FestivalRising StarsDare (2009)

Nominated Awards

2015MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Scared-As-S**t PerformanceThe Purge: Anarchy (2014)
2010Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearFriday Night Lights (2006)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearFriday Night Lights (2006)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Supporting ActorFriday Night Lights (2006)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsBreakthrough Performer of the Year
2007Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceThe Last Winter (2006)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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