Frankie Muniz is an actor and race car driver most famous for appearing as the lead character in Malcolm in the Middle, as well as several films like Big Fat Liar, Agent Cody Banks, and its sequel.
He has also worked as a drummer and manager in the music industry. Muniz has a net worth of approximately $45 million.
|Name||Francisco James Muniz IV (Frankie Muniz)|
|Date of Birth:||December 5th, 1985 (36 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Wood-Ridge, New Jersey|
|Height:||5 feet 5inches (1.65 meters)|
|Profession:||Actor, race car driver, drummer|
|Parents:||Francisco Muniz III (father), Denise Muniz (mother)|
|Net Worth Estimate:||$45 million|
It is unclear what Muniz’s exact net worth is. However, it is speculated to be around $45 million.
Most of Muniz’s earnings come from his acting work after featuring in hit television shows such as Malcolm in the Middle and films like Agent Cody Banks. In 2003, CBS named Muniz “one of Hollywood’s most bankable teens” (1).
In 2005, Forbes listed Muniz at #96 on their top 100 celebrities, indicating his high net worth (2). Muniz also owns several real estate properties, contributing significantly to his net worth (3).
Muniz previously owned Outrageous Olive Oils and Vinegars in Scottsdale, Arizona, between 2018 and 2021 (4). The company’s yearly revenue is unknown, but it is speculated to be less than $5 million (5).
Most of Muniz’s earnings come from his work as an actor, with his most famous role being the lead role in Malcolm in the Middle between 2000 and 2006.
Although his exact earnings for the show are unclear, it is speculated that he originally earned $30,000 for each episode of seasons one to three.
This later increased to $75,000 between the fourth and sixth seasons of the show before increasing to $150,000 for the seventh season. As such, this means that Muniz earned approximately $10.15 million across all seven seasons of the show.
Following this, Muniz also appeared in the hit film Agent Cody Banks. Similarly, his earnings for this are unknown. Still, it is speculated that he earned $2 million for the first film and $5 million for the subsequent sequel (6).
Some of Muniz’s other best-known appearances include Big Fat Liar, a film with a budget of $15 million and grossed approximately $52.97 million worldwide (7).
He also appeared in Stay Alive, which had a budget of $7 million and grossed $27.298 million internationally (8). Muniz had a lead role in My Dog Skip, which grossed $35.547 worldwide against a budget of $6 million (9).
Muniz has also competed as a race car driver, although his exact earnings are unclear. However, in 2007, he came 22nd place in the Champ Car Atlantic Series and earned $17,000 as prize money (10).
In 2011, Muniz listed his home in the Hollywood Hills for $3.195 million. The property has two bedrooms with four bathrooms and is roughly 4200 square feet (11).
In 2016, he listed his mansion in Phoenix for $3.5 million. The property has four bedrooms, a guest house and a bocce court (12). Muniz listed another property in the same area for $2.996 million in the same year.
This property is 5500 square feet, with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a volleyball court, and a basketball court (13).
In 2017, Muniz listed another home in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $2.4 million. The property features five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a pool, and a home theatre (14). It is approximately 6195 square feet on a 1.23-acre lot (15).
In 2021, Muniz purchased a 5533 square foot property in Scottsdale for $3.15 million. The property has five bathrooms with five bedrooms, and Muniz sold it the following year for $4.8 million (16).
Until 2016, Muniz owned the 1995 Volkswagen Jetta from The Fast and Furious film. One of the film’s stars, Paul Walker (17), signed it, and Muniz originally purchased the vehicle for $100,000 (18). However, he sold the car at auction for $46,200 (19).
Muniz also bought a Porsche for $250,000 at some point before 2003, although it is unclear if he still owns this vehicle (20).
Muniz was born on December 5th, 1985, in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. His father, Francisco, owned a restaurant, while his mother, Denise, was a nurse.
Muniz began acting in 1997 and had several small-scale roles before appearing in Malcolm in the Middle, his most recognisable role.
He also appeared as himself at the 2000 Kids’ Choice Awards and in Lizzie McGuire. For films, he is best known for his roles in Agent Cody Banks, Stay Alive, My Dog Skip, and Big Fat Liar.
In 2008, Muniz took a hiatus from acting to focus on his race car career. He competed in the Atlantic Championship between 2007 and 2009, placing 22nd, 11th, and 9th.
He previously owned an olive oil shop and was a member of the band Kingsfoil until he began suffering from health problems. Muniz also works as a manager for another band, Astro Lasso.
Muniz has been nominated for 29 awards, including an Emmy and two Golden Globes.
- Muniz began acting in 1997
- His most famous role is Malcolm in the Middle, which aired between 2000 and 2006
- Muniz starred in Agent Cody Banks, which grossed $58.8 million at the box office, and its sequel Agent Cody Banks 2, which grossed $28.8 million
- Muniz began driving race cars and focused on this for several years
- Between 2018 and 2021, Muniz owned Outrageous Olive Oils
- Between 2012 and 2013, Muniz was a drummer for Kingsfoil
After dating her for four years, Muniz married his wife, Paige Price, in 2020. The pair have one child, Mauz Mosley Muniz, born in 2021.
Before marrying Price, Muniz was engaged to Elycia Marie Turnbow, but the pair later called off their wedding. Muniz was also engaged to Jamie Grady, but it is unclear why the pair broke up.
Muniz has an older sister, Christine.
- Muniz is a fan of the hockey team, the Arizona Coyotes (21).
- In 2018, Muniz left his cat at home while attending a family member’s funeral. When he returned, his house had been flooded, as the cat had “accidentally turned on a sink,” which destroyed the entire property (22).
- During his appearances on Malcolm in the Middle, Muniz suffered several concussions, causing him to suffer amnesia (23).
- Muniz’s favourite cereal is Cap’n Crunch’s Cinnamon Roll Crunch (24).
- Outside of racing cars, Muniz also enjoys racing motorcycles and owns a KTM RC8R (25).
Anybody want to buy my KTM RC8R? Looking to sell this beast to make room for an old man bike… pic.twitter.com/E9XNXbDP8K
— Frankie Muniz (@frankiemuniz) August 21, 2016
Frankie Muniz is an actor who is best known for his appearances in Malcolm in the Middle, Agent Cody Banks, and Big Fat Liar. He has also worked as a race car driver, drummer, and band manager.
Muniz has an estimated net worth of approximately $45 million.