Alyson Hannigan is an American actress and television presenter who has a net worth of $40 million. She won the People’s Choice Awards portraying Lily Aldrin in ‘How I Met Your Mother’. Besides, she is best known for her role in American Pie and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Since 1986, Alyson Hannigan has 56 acting credits. She portrayed Michelle Flaherty & Willow Rosenberg in the universal pictures’ film series—American Pie, and supernatural drama series—Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Currently, Alyson Hannigan is passing busy time in the animated series Fancy Nancy since 2018.
Alyson Hannigan has grossed most of her wealth through acting. Besides, she earned quite well from her real estate.
Earning Through Acting
Alyson Hannigan has appeared in numerous films and television series. Among these, she has made a lot from the American Pie, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and How I Met Your Mother.
American Pie cast Alyson made $3 million portraying Michelle Flaherty. In 1999, she appeared in this film series.
Now, talking about her earning from How I Met Your Mother, Alyson Hannigan made $225k per episode portraying Lily Aldrin in this series. She is the #3 highest paid ‘How I Met Your Mother’ cast. In total, Hannigan appeared in 206 episodes in this series. Hence, Alyson Hannigan made $46.35 million from ‘How I Met Your Mother’!
What’s more, Alyson Hannigan was paid $250k per episode for her role of Willow Rosenberg in the American supernatural drama—Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She appeared in 144 episodes in this series.
These two television series and the American Pie film made most of Alyson’s wealth.
Apart from these, she played a leading as well as a supporting role in many films. In the worldwide box office, Alyson Hannigan is credited with $1.126 billion.
Here are Alyson Hannigan’s acting year and estimated earnings:
|Acting Year||Estimated Earning|
Earning Through Real Estate
After getting well enough from television series, Alyson purchased a home in Santa Monica for $1.96 million in 2002. Later, she sold it for $5.1 million in 2018. That means Alyson made a giant profit from this home.
Before selling the Santa Monica home, Alyson Hannigan bought a big house in Brentwood for $8 million. Later, she sold it for $8.156 million though it wasn’t a commercial success for her.
In the hills of Encino, Alyson later purchased a three-acre compound for $8 million.
To sum up, here’s Alyson Hannigan’s yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income or salary:
- Yearly Income: $6.6 million
- Monthly income: $550k
- Weekly Income: $137.5k
- Daily Income: $19,642
- Hourly Income: $818
Alyson Hannigan: At a Glance
|Full Name||Alyson Lee Hannigan|
|Date of Birth||24 March 1974|
|Birth Place||Washington D.C., United States|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.64 m)|
|Children||2; Satyana Marie Denisof, Keeva Jane Denisof|
|Profession||Actress, Television Presenter|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Alyson Hannigan is the daughter of Emilie Haas and Alan Hannigan. She was born in Washington D.C., on 24 March 1974. She is of Irish descent.
Talking about education, Hannigan attended North Hollywood High School. After graduating from high school, Alyson Hannigan attended the California State University, Northridge. While studying at California State University, she became a member of Alpha Chi Omega.
However, at the age of 11, Alyson moved to Hollywood.
In 1988, Alyson Hannigan first appeared in the ‘My September Is an Alien’ movie. One year after, she got a chance to appear on the ABC sitcom—Free Sprint.
In 1997, Alyson Hannigan portrayed Willow Rosenberg in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. This was a commercial success for her. She appeared in 144 episodes playing the main character in this series.
In films, Alyson Hannigan became famous after portraying Michelle Flaherty in the 1999 comedy film—American Pie. Later, she earned $3 million for portraying Michelle Levenstein in the comedy film, American Reunion.
From 2005 to 2014, Alyson portrayed Lily Aldrin in the CBS sitcom—How I Met Your Mother. Here she appeared in 206 episodes. Alyson further won the People’s Choice Award for her role in this series.
Currently, Alyson Hannigan is giving her voice in the character of Claire Clancy in the animated series—Fancy Nancy.
Over three decades of an active career, Alyson Hannigan has won five prestigious awards and eleven nominations so far. Her winning awards are:
- Saturn Award
- People’s Choice Award
- SFX Award
- Teen Choice Award
- Young Hollywood Award
Neil Patrick Harris is the highest-paid How I Met Your Mother cast. He got $400k per episode from this series. He portrayed Barney Stinson in this series. However, this American actor owns a net worth of $50 million.
Alyson Hannigan married 54-year-old Alexis Denisof. Talking about Alexis Denisof, he is best known as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce for his role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In this series, Alyson portrayed Willow Rosenberg. However, they are still together and spending a great time with their two children.
In this category, there are a lot of the highest-paid television series actors. According to the 2019 variety report, Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Eric Stonestreet were paid $500k per episode that has made them the highest-paid television series cast.
Alexis Denisof is the husband of Alyson Hannigan. He is best known as Wesley Wyndham-Pryce for his role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Denisof and Hannigan both appeared in this series. Since then they are familiar with each other. However, Alexis Denisof owns a net worth of $40 million.