Rob Schneider’s Net Worth Is A Lot Higher Than You’d Think

Rob Schneider is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and comedian. He is best known for his performance in Saturday Night Live, and for his films.

Rob Schneider is an American actor and comedian with a net worth of $12 million as of 2021. A large share of his net worth comes from his successful acting career, and performances in SNL.

Net Worth$12 Million
Source of WealthComedy, Acting
Full NameRobert Michael Schneider
Age57 Years
OccupationActor, Writer, Standup Comedian, Director
EducationSan Francisco State University
NationalityAmerican
Date of BirthOctober 31, 1963
EthnicityWhite, Jewish, Philippine
Marital StatusMarried (Patricia Azarcoya Schneider)
ChildrenElie King, Madeline Robbie Schneider, Miranda Scarlett Schneider
Last Updated2021

How Did Rob Schneider Acquire His Wealth?

Rob Schneider wasn’t born poor, but his family wasn’t super rich either. His earliest income source came from performing standup acts at nightclubs in his local area. While the income isn’t recorded, it isn’t likely to be a substantial amount as he was still a kid at the time.

Rob started earning some good money after joining SNL. As one of the Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live, Rob was making close to $7K an episode in his first season of the show. In his second season, his earnings went up to $8K per episode, and two years later in his final season he was earning $15K per episode.

He also made a lot of money from his films, however the exact details aren’t disclosed. For example, his highest grossing film till date is Home Alone 2 which made over $173 million worldwide, and Rob likely got a large share of that cut.

The film that did disclose Rob’s income was The Animal in 2001, for which Rob was paid $1 million. Another film that was a global success was Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo in 1999. The film made $92 million while being on a budget of only $17 million. He also made money thanks to cameos and minor roles in films such as Around the World in 80 Days.

How Much Does Rob Schneider Make a Year?

Rob Schneider’s exact annual income isn’t publicly disclosed. However, it can be assumed to be north of a few million in each filming year. In 2001, Rob made $1 million.

How Does Rob Schneider Spend His Money?

Rob Schneider hasn’t been very public about his spending either which makes it much harder to figure things out. However, the information that is in the public domain includes his real estate dealings.

In 2003, Rob bought a home in Marino California for $1.9 million. He later listed it at $3.6 million, however ended up accepting $2.3 million in 2012. He also sold his LA home in 2004 for $1.09 million.

He is also an incredibly generous man when it comes to philanthropy. Rob supports various charities including Animal Rescue Foundation, Ante Up for Africa, ENOUGH Project, Food 4 Africa, International Rescue Committee, Not On Our Watch, Refugees International, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, and Toys for Tots.

Rob also cares deeply about artistic education, and when he realized that there isn’t a center for learning music in his hometown, he founded the Rob Schneider Music Foundation to help cater to musical education. The foundation also paid for teacher’s salaries and provided funds to cover for musical equipment and instruments.

Comedian Rob Schneider with Wife Patricia Schneider
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Rob Schneider’s Early Life

Robert Michael Schneider was born on October 31m 1963 in San Francisco, California. He was raised in the suburbs of Pacifica by his parents as his mother worked as a school teacher, and father a real estate broker.

He also has an older brother, John Schneider who is a producer today. Rob attended Terra Nova High School while growing up, and later continued studying at San Francisco State University.

Rob started performing standup comedy while he was still in high school, and ended up becoming the opening act for the local San Francisco band Head On. The band was managed by his brother John, and it allowed Rob to get the exposure he needed to perform in several nightclubs in the Bay Area.

After his gig as the opening act for Dennis Miller, Schneider got a chance to get on HBO’s 13th Young Comedians Special. This got him a ton of exposure and he was even given the opportunity to perform at Saturday Night Live.

While he initially joined the show as a writer, he soon rose up the ranks and was made a cast member. He played several popular characters such as Tiny Elvis, The Richmeister, Orgasm Guy, Carlo, and The Sensitive Naked Man.

He eventually joined the ranks of the The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live along with fellow cast members Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, David Spade, and Chris Farley.

After retiring from SNL, Rob started appearing as a supporting character in films such as Surf Ninjas, The Beverly Hillbillies, Judge Dredd, and Demolition Man. Eventually, he got to co-star in films and even co-write some of them.

Schneider had his debut as a director in 2009 when he made Big Stan. In 2011, he married his current wife Patricia Azarcoya Schneider (formerly Arce). They have two daughters together, and Rob also has a daughter with the ex-model London King named Elle King.

Rob Schneider’s Career Highlights

  • Primetime Emmy Awards Nomination in 1992
  • Judge Dredd in 1995
  • The Waterboy in 1998
  • Big Daddy in 1999
  • The Animal in 2001
  • The Hot Chick in 2002
  • 50 First Dates in 2004
  • The Longest Yard in 2005
  • Teen Choice Award in 2006
  • MTV Movie Award in 2006
  • Big Stan in 2007
  • The Ridiculous 6 in 2015
Which is the Highest-Grossing Film of Rob Schneider?

Rob Schneider’s highest-grossing film is Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. It grossed over $173 million.


Rob Schneider is an amazing actor and a man with several talents. He has also collaborated with several popular stars and gained a ton of fame across the globe. His comedic skills are the secret to his success. After accounting for all his income and assets, Rob’s net worth is estimated at $12 million as of 2021.