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Vince Gilligan Net Worth, Biography, career and Achievements

Vince Gilligan Net Worth, Biography, career and Achievements
Vince Gilligan Net Worth

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George Vincent Gilligan Jr. best known as is a 55-year-old American writer, producer, and director born on February 10th, 1967 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Popular Name: Vince Gilligan
Real Name: George Vincent Gilligan Jr.
Birth Date: February 10th, 1967
Birth Place: Richmond, Virginia
Age: 55 years old
Gender: Male
Nationality/Citizenship: American
Height: 1.83
Weight: 75 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Holly Rice
Children: N/A
Profession: Writer, Producer, Director
Years active: 1992–present
Net Worth: $45 million
Last Updated: 2022


Vince Gilligan Biography

George Vincent Gilligan Jr. best known as is a 55-year-old American writer, producer, and director born on February 10th, 1967 in Richmond, Virginia.

Vince Gilligan is popular for his TV work, mostly as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of AMC‘s Breaking Bad from 2008 to 2013.

His parents are George Vincent Gilligan Sr., who was an insurance claims adjuster, and his mother Gail, a grade school teacher who divorced in 1974. Vince Gillian and his younger brother, Patrick, were raised in Farmville and Chesterfield County.

Vince Gilligan is a Christian with a Catholic upbringing, he stands 1.83 meters high and weighs 75 kilograms. Vince Gilligan attended J.P. Wynne Campus School, the laboratory school run by Longwood College, where his mother was a teacher.

Vince Gilligan attended the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts under scholarship, and after eighth grade, he returned to Chesterfield and attended Lloyd C. Bird High School.

In 1985, Vince Gilligan graduated from Lloyd C. Bird High School and further attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts on a scholarship. He got a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film production.

While Vince Gilligan grew up, he became best friends with Angus Wall who became his film editor and film title designer.

Concerning his love and family life, Vince Gilligan married Holly Rice, in 1991, however, till 2022, the couple has no children. Updates will be made on Vince Gillian’s family life as soon as they are available.

Vince Gilligan Net Worth

It is clear enough that Vince Gilligan net worth has its source majorly from filmmaking, production, and screen appearances since it has not been disclosed if he has other business ventures.

Presently, Vince Gilligan net worth is estimated at a whooping forty-five million US Dollars ($45 000,000).

Vince Gilligan Film Career

Early Career

Vince Gilligan’s interest in film started when he borrowed Angus Wall’s mother, Jackie, who also taught alongside his mother at J.P. Wynne, Super 8 film cameras, and used them to make science fiction films with Patrick.

One of Gilligan’s first films was ”Space Wreck”, featuring his brother in the lead role, and a year later, he bagged the first prize for his age group in a film competition at the University of Virginia.

Vince Gilligan wrote the screenplay for ”Home Fries”  while he was at NYU and bagged the Virginia Governor’s Screenwriting Award in 1989 for the screenplay that later became a  film.

His career breakthrough came when he joined the Fox television drama The X-Files, he was a fan of the show and submitted a script to Fox that was used for the second-season episode “Soft Light”.

Gilligan went further to write 29 more episodes and was the co-executive producer of 44 episodes, executive producer of 40, co-producer of 24, and supervising producer of 20 episodes.

Vince Gilligan also was one of the creators and later the executive producer of The X-Files spin-off series ”The Lone Gunmen” which ran for just one season of 13 episodes.

Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul

Vince Gilligan made, wrote, directed, and was the producer of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, made with the premise of the hero becoming the villain.

For being the writer, director, and producer of the series, Vince Gilligan bagged The Writers Guild of America awards four times consecutively, from 2012 to 2014.

Vince Gilligan also bagged Primetime Emmys twice in 2013 and 2014 still for being the producer of the show, and directed the finale of Breaking Bad, “Felina”, and bagged the Directors Guild of America Award.

Vince Gilligan was one of the makers of the series with Breaking Bad writer Peter Gould, having the duo act as showrunners.

Vince Gilligan directed and co-wrote the first episode, which premiered in February 2015. It was announced in July 2018 that Vince Gilligan had accepted to stay with Sony TV on a new three-year contract.

Vince Gilligan calmly made a script for ”El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”, wrapping up the story of Jesse Pinkman prior to the events of “Felina”, and Breaking Bad’s finale, before of the show’s tenth anniversary.

Later, Vince Gilligan led its direction and filming, and the movie was released in a limited theatrical screening and on Netflix in October 2019.

Vince Gilligan prior to the broadcast of ”Better Call Saul” said he does not plan to make any more works in relation to Breaking Bad.

He said was “working towards a new show, a science fiction genre piece that has been compared to The X-Files and The Twilight Zone”.

Vince Gilligan’s yet-to-be-named show got a two-season order from Apple TV+ in September 2022, confirming that Rhea Seehorn, who portrayed Kim Wexler on Better Call Saul, would as well be featured.

Vince Gilligan’s Other Works

Vince Gilligan first produced a screenplay in 1993 for the romantic comedy film ”Wilder Napalm”.

Vince Gilligan was contracted by The X-Files creator Chris Carter as a consulting producer on his new series Harsh Realm.

After Gilligan had worked on The X-Files, he wrote three episodes of the short-lived police procedural series ”Robbery Homicide Division” thereafter he wrote an episode of the ABC series Night Stalker.

Vince Gilligan alongside The X-Files producer Frank Spotnitz wrote a sci-fi pilot titled ”A.M.P.E.D.”, which was not selected for a full series In 2007.

Gilligan rewrote the screenplay for the 2008 Will Smith film Hancock, originally written by Vincent Ngo.

In 2014, Vince Gilligan did his acting debut in “VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing”, the 9th episode of the 5th season of NBC’s comedy series Community.

In the series, Gilligan portrayed a cheesy actor hosting “Pile of Bullets”, a fictional 1990s VCR-based video game.

Sony TV announced in September 2013 that it signed a deal with CBS to produce a new television series made by Vince Gilligan and David Shore titled  ”Battle Creek”

The series was based on a script Gilligan had written ten years ago, following the partnership of two police detectives who were to compete with a seemingly-perfect FBI agent.

Vince Gilligan and David Shore wrote the first episode, being the showrunner of the series, CBS ordered 13 episodes and it aired on CBS in March 2015.




  • Wilder Napalm


  • Home Fries


  • Hancock


  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie


 1995 to 2002

  • The X-Files

1999 to2000

  • Harsh Realm


  • The Lone Gunmen


  • Robbery Homicide Division


  • The Night Stalker


  • M.P.E.D.
  • Pilot

2008 to 2013

  • Breaking Bad

2015 to 2022

  • Better Call Saul


  • Battle Creek



  • The X-Files


  • “Pusher”
  • “Unruhe”
  • “Paper Hearts”


  • “Leonard Betts”
  • “Memento Mori”
  • “Small Potatoes”
  • “Unusual Suspects”
  • “Christmas Carol”
  • “Emily”

1998 to 1999

  • “Kitsunegari”
  • “Bad Blood”
  • “Folie a Deux”
  • “Drive”
  • “Dreamland”
  • “Dreamland II”
  • “Tithonus”
  • “Monday”
  • “Three of a Kind”
  • “Field Trip”
  • “Hungry”
  • “Millennium”


  • “The Amazing Maleeni”
  • “X-Cops”
  • “Theef”
  • “Je Souhaite”
  • “Roadrunners”


  • “Pilot”
  • “Bond, Jimmy Bond”
  • “Planet of the Frohikes”
  • “Maximum Byers”
  • “All About Yves”
  • “The Cap’n Toby Show”


The X-Files

  • “John Doe”
  • “Jump the Shark”
  • “Sunshine Days”
  • “Free and Clear”
  • “City of Strivers”
  • “Life is Dust”


  • “What’s the Frequency, Kolchak?”


  • M.P.E.D.


  • “Pilot”
  • “Cat’s in the Bag…”
  • “…And the Bag’s in the River”
  • “Cancer Man”


  • “Peekaboo”
  • “ABQ”


  • “No Mas”
  • “Full Measure”


  • “Box Cutter”
  • “End Times”
  • “Face Off”


  • “Live Free or Die”
  • “Madrigal”


  • “Felina”


  • “The Battle Creek Way”
  • “Uno”


  • “Klick”


  • “Mabel”
  • “Witness”


  • “Wiedersehen”


  • “Bagman”


  • “Carrot and Stick”
  • “Point and Shoot”
  • “Waterworks”



  • Community as  Devon / Pile of Bullets’ Host


  • Comedy Bang! Bang! as The Commissioner


Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero as Axalon


  • American Dad! as Gilligan


  • What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage as Gillian

Vince Gillian Awards and Nominations

Vince Gilligan from the start of his carer to date has had numerous awards a d nominations for his performances and outstanding body of works, and the most notable of them include the following:


  • Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series (Nominated)


  • Writers Guild of America Awards for Best New Series (Nominated)


  • Producers Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, (Drama) (Nominated)


  • Edgar Awards for Best Television Episode Teleplay (Nominated)
  • Humanitas Prize for 60-Minute Network or Syndicated Television (Nominated)


Directors Guild of America Awards  for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series (Nominated)


  • Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series (Drama) (Nominated)
  • Saturn Awards
  • Dan Curtis Legacy Award (Won)


  • British Academy Television Awards for Best International Programme (Won)
  • Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series( Won)


  • American Cinema Editors Awards for ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award (Won)


Vince Gilligan is without a doubt one of the most sought-after filmmakers, producers, and directors alive today in the world. The career he began when he was very young and has sustained is proven, tested, and tried and shown in his achievements so far.

Even in his financial status, it is believed that Vince Gilligan net worth will increase in a short time.









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