Ray Romano

Ray Romano

Net Worth $200 Million


  • Date of Birth:21 December 1957 (66 years old)
  • Country of Origin:United StatesUnited States
  • Game of choice:Poker
  • Last updated:17 Apr. 2024

Ray Romano Profile Summary

NameRay Romano
Birth NameRaymond Albert Romano
Hair ColourDark brown
Eye ColourBlack
ResidenceLa Quinta, California
Place of BirthQueens, New York
ProfessionActor, Comedian
Source of wealthActing
Net Worth$200 Million

Ray Romano's Net Worth in 2024: $200 Million

Ray Romano is an American actor, screenwriter and stand-up comedian, better known for his role in the acclaimed TV sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Romano is also a golf and poker enthusiast. He has participated in numerous WSOP events over the years. He has an estimated net worth of $200 million.

I do what I do because I love it

What Does Ray Romano Do?

Ray Romano is mostly dedicated to acting. He became wildly famous for his own TV show, Everybody Loves Raymond, which ran for 9 seasons. Romano is also an avid golfer, who frequently participates in the American Century Championship, a golf tournament held for celebrities and owned by the NBC.

Although his popularity isn’t as much in its peak as it was in the early 2000s, he still portrays roles in movies and miniseries. He’s also been quite successful on TV, having starred in wildly popular shows like The Price is Right and The Middle. He even guest-starred in an episode of The Office as a potential successor to Michael Scott. 

How Did Ray Romano Get Rich?

Ray Romano rose to stardom thanks to the widespread global popularity of Everybody Loves Raymond. It isn’t known how much he was making during the first four seasons of the show, but once it was big enough, by season 5, he started earning $800,000 per episode. This made him one of the highest TV actors by the time the show was airing. 

Seasons 8 and 9 of the show, the two final seasons of Everybody Loves Raymond, saw his wage spike to $1.75 million per episode, making him the highest paid television actor of all time. He held the record until 2019, when Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon broke it with their $2 million per episode wages on The Morning Show. 

It is estimated that Ray Romano earned at least 150 million before taxes for his appearances on Everybody Loves Raymond. 

How Does Ray Romano Like to Gamble?

Ray Romano loves poker and golf, and has gone on record saying so - but he’s also said that he’s not good playing either. In fact, he’s stated that he sucks at both

Romano was unable to make any money in any of his first four appearances in the WSOP, as the actor was incapable of moving past day one. He isn’t a skilled poker player, but he hasn’t managed two money finishes in WSOP events: once in July 2018, where he finished 8th in the Ante Up For Africa Charity Event hosted by the WSOP, and in the No-Limit Hold’em Bounty Super Turbo Freezout in 2023.

What’s the Most He’s Ever Won in Poker?

Ray hasn’t achieved any significant big money finishes in WSOP events, and it is unclear how much money he has won playing in private tables. His lifetime winnings amount to $23,818, divided into three cash finishes and no tournament wins. 

How Does Ray Romano Spend His Money?

Ray Romano hasn’t gone public with any extravagant purchases or over the top monetary investments, as it does happen with other celebrities. He is known to have investment a lot of money in real estate, though. 

Romano owns a $10 million dollar mansion in California and a $25 million home in Malibu.

Romano has also donated a lot of money to charity over the years. He is listed as a supporter of over 20 different charities and foundations. 

Gambling Stats

  • Biggest Win: His biggest ever recorded win came in the Ante Up for Africa Charity Event, where he won $18,176. 
  • Biggest Loss: His biggest poker loss isn’t disclosed, but he lose all of his buy-in chips in most of the WSOP events that he’s ever been on, as he only managed two money finishes. 

The Voice of Comedy in Poker

Ray Romano’s career can be defined as a massive success. His appearances on Everybody Loves Raymond made him famous across the globe, and allowed him to net a fortune worth more than $150 million.

The same can’t be said about his poker tournament appearances, but if there’s one certain thing, it is that he truly loves the game and enjoys playing it. Ultimately, and as we say in all of our articles, that’s what really matters.

You can play poker in popular online casinos and compete against other players from all over the world for free. If you’d like to try your luck, use a poker no deposit bonus to begin playing. 

Last updated  April 17, 2024

Facts About Ray Romano

Competition Winner

Competition Winner

Years before “Everybody Loves Raymond”, in 1989, he managed to win $10,000 in a stand-up comedy competition.

Not That Good

Not That Good

He has gone on record to say that he isn’t that good at poker and that he cannot compete with professionals.

David Letterman

David Letterman

He featured in a 1994 David Letterman show, which led to the creation of Everybody Loves Raymond, almost single-handedly propelling his career as a comic and actor.


Ray Romano is the actor who played Raymond in the popular sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond. He's also an amateur poker player.

Yes, Ray likes to play poker. He just isn't very good at it, according to his own words.

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