Anna Gunn is an American actress who came to the limelight portraying Skyler White on the crime drama — Breaking Bad. Her outstanding supporting role in Breaking Bad aided her to win the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award.
Now, the question is “how much did Anna Gunn make from Breaking Bad?”
Well, Anna Gunn received $75k per episode portraying Skyler White in Breaking Bad. She appeared in sixty-one episodes in the 9.4 out of 10 rated series — Breaking Bad. From 2008 to 2013, Anna worked in this AMC drama series. Hence, a simple calculation shows that Anna Gunn made a lump sum amount of $4,575,000 from Breaking Bad.
How much does Anna Gunn make a year?
Anna Gunn makes $400k per year. Credit goes to her three decades of acting career so far which has amazed her with a $7 million net worth. Anna Gunn’s major success came from Breaking Bad though she made a special appearance in “The Practice” and “Deadwood”.
How does Anna Gunn make money?
The main source of Anna Gunn’s multi-million fortune is acting. She is a prominent actress who has been attached to the film industry since 1992.
In the worldwide box office, Anna Gunn has earned credits portraying three major roles. She aided to gross $238,524,556 in the worldwide box office.
Anna Gunn’s best-known acting roles and box office grossing of the respective films are mentioned below:
|Roles and Films Name||Box Office Grossing|
|Elizabeth Davis (Sully)||$240,797,623|
|Naomi Bishop (Equity)||$1,672,306|
|Laura Hansen (Being Frank)||$67,343|
Anna Gunn’s box office career summary is featured below:
|Acting Role||Worldwide Box Office Earning|
|Lead Ensemble Member||$67,343|
Therefore, Anna Gunn makes a hefty sum of his total fortune through acting.
Is Anna Gunn the highest-paid Breaking Bad character?
No, Anna Gunn is not the highest-paid Breaking Bad character. She was paid $75k per episode for the role of Skyler White in this series. The highest-paid Breaking Bad character is Walter White, who was portrayed by Bryan Cranston.
A comparative data is provided below featuring Breaking Bad characters and per episode salary:
|Breaking Bad cast & characters||Per Episode Salary|
|Bryan Cranston (Walter White)||$225k|
|Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman)||$150k|
|Anna Gunn (Skyler White)||$75k|
|Krysten Ritter (Jane Margolis)||—|
|Jesse Plemons (Todd Alquist)||$50k|
|RJ Mitte (Walter White Jr.)||$50k|
|Dean Norris (Hank Schrader)||—|
|Jonathan Banks (Mike Ehrmantraut)||$100k|
|Betsy Brandt (Marie Svhrader)||—|
|Emily Rios (Andrea Cantillo)||—|
Anna Gunn was born on 11 August 1968 in Cleveland, Ohio. Though Anna was born in the US, she grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Anna Gunn was born to Clemens Earl Gunn Jr. and Sharon Anna Kathryn.
Talking about Anna Gunn’s parents, Sharon Anna Kathryn is an interior designer whereas Clemens Earl Gunn Jr. is a real estate worker.
Anna Gunn is the alma mater of Northwest University. Before Northwest University, she completed her high school session at Santa Fe Preparatory School in 1986. At Northwest University, Anna graduated in 1990 majoring in theater.
Two years before her graduation, Anna Gunn studied a semester at the British American Drama Academy. Before starting her career as an actress, Anna learned many things from the famous actress, Pamela Adlon, sharing a house with her.
In 1995, Anna Gunn first appeared in the independent thriller film — Without Evidence. She worked with the famous actress, Angelina Jolie, in this film.
Later, Gunn portrayed many supporting roles in films like “If Someone had known”, “Enemy of the State”, “Trading water”, “Red Stone”, and so on.
Talking about television series, Anna Gunn first portrayed “Liz” in the American science-fiction series — Quantum Leap. Later, she appeared in 29 episodes in the American sitcom — Down the shore.
Anna Gunn’s major success in television series came from Breaking Bad. In 2008, she began portraying Skyler White in the drama series. Her role as Skyler White ended in 2013. In 61 episodes, Anna Gunn portrayed Skyler White that earned her Primetime Emmy Awards.
Apart from Breaking Bad, Anna Gunn is further known for her role in films like:
- Sassy Pants
Throughout her career, Anna Gunn has won the Primetime Emmy Awards twice. For her outstanding role of Skyler White in Breaking Bad, Anna Gunn won the Emmy Awards in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Apart from Emmy, Anna is also credited with 20 nominations for numerous prestigious awards.
- https://www.boxofficemojo.com/title/tt3263904/?ref_=bo_se_r_1 — Box Office earning of Sully.
- https://www.the-numbers.com/person/1239870401-Anna-Gunn#tab=summary — Anna Gunn’s Box Office Summary.
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0348152/ — Anna Gunn IMDB.