Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On February 5, 2023

Rainn Wilson is a popular American actor, comedian, podcaster, and writer. Rainn Wilson is best known for his role as Dwight Schrute on the NBC sitcom for which he was nominated for Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Early Life and Childhood

Rainn Wilson was born on January 20, 1966, in the city of Seattle, Washington, United States. His age is 56 years as of 2022 and his full name is Rainn Percival Dietrich Wilson.

Similarly, he is a naturalized American citizen and is Christian by religion and his birth sign is Aquarius. He was born to novelist, and artist Robert G. Wilson (father) and a yoga teacher and actress Shay Cooper (mother).

Moreover, he lived in Nicaragua with his father and stepmother, Kristin, from the age of three to five before returning to Seattle after their divorce. He has received a lot of family support in his career. However, there is no information available on the web regarding his siblings.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Kellogg Middle School and Shorecrest High School. Later, he graduated from Trier High School. Furthermore, he earned a bachelor’s degree in drama from the University of Washington in Seattle after attending Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

In addition, he attended New York University’s Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned an MFA in acting and was a member of The Acting Company.

Rainn Wilson – Net Worth 2023

Wilson has an estimated net worth of around $14 million and his annual salary is $350k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

Additionally, he has also worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he began his career in the theater, performing with The Public Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout, and the Guthrie Theater. Moreover, for his work on the Arena Stage, he received three Helen Hayes Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.

Besides that, he made his first appearance on screen in 1997, in an episode of the soap opera One Life to Live, and then in the television film The Expendables. Similarly, he made his feature film debut in Galaxy Quest. He was also featured as Dennis Van De Meer in the movie When Billie Beat Bobby in 2001.

Furthermore, he was cast as the lead role in Rob Zombie’s horror film House of 1000 Corpses in 2002. Later in 2003, he starred in HBO’s Six Feet Under as Arthur Martin, an intern at Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home, which earned him a Screen Actors Guild award for best drama ensemble.

In addition, he has featured in the comedy film Sahara and the independent mockumentary film The Life Coach in 2005. Additionally, he also hosted a program called Saturday Night Live on February 24, 2007. Furthermore, he also starred in the Fox Atomic comedy The Rocker.

Also, in 2009, he voiced the villainous alien overlord Gallaxhar in the DreamWorks Animation film Monsters vs. Aliens. Likewise, he also appeared in Transformers as a university professor. Similarly, in 2010, he was featured as the deranged protagonist in the movie Super.

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Caption: Rainn Wilson featured in a movie. Source: Variety

Brand Endorsements

Wilson has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Wilson was nominated and has won several awards in his career. He won American Advertising Awards, Eyegore Awards, Gold Derby TV Awards, MarCom Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Telly Awards, TV Land Awards, Writers Guild of America, USA, and many more.

Similarly, he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Fright Meter Awards, Gold Derby Awards, iHorror Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many more. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Relationship Status

Wilson married Holiday Reinhorn on the Kalama River in Washington in 1995. They both met in an acting class at the University of Washington. Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being a couple at the moment. They have one son Walter who was born in 2004. Also, he doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: Rainn Wilson with his wife. Source: Instagram


Wilson has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional acting career. Also, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet 2 inches tall and weighs 84kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 39-33-37 inches and he has beautiful blue eyes and brown hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 12(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Rainn Wilson giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Rainn Wilson – Social Media

Wilson is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his lovely friends.

He has 3M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @rainnwilson. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @rainnwilson with 4.4M followers. His Facebook account is @rainnwilson and has 1M followers.