Who is Outer Banks star Rudy Pankow and what is his net worth?
RUDY Pankow has amassed an impressive net worth during his short career.
Here’s everything we know about one of Netflix’s rising stars.
Who is Rudy Pankow?
Rudy Pankow, 22, is an American actor best known for his role as JJ Mayback in the Netflix hit Outer Banks.
Rudy has been starring in the teen drama since 2020.
Born and raised in Alaska, Rudy grew up playing soccer and considered going to cooking school before deciding to become an actor.
Rudy first became interested in acting and producing when he was in college via YouTube.
On August 6, 2021, he took to his 5.4 million Instagram followers to defend his girlfriend, Elaine Siemek, after she was targeted by internet trolls.
He told his followers, “I’m very happy in the relationship I’m in.”
He lambasted the trolls who accused Elaine – whom he “likes very much” of being “abusive and manipulative”, sending a clear message to enemies that this is “not right.”
Rudy plays reckless surfer JJ Maybank on the Outer Banks.
The struggling surfer is the glue that holds the Outer Banks friendship group together.
What is his net worth?
Rudy is estimated to have a net worth of $ 500,000.
Netflix hasn’t released the Outer Banks casting salaries, so the 22-year-old star may be worth more or less than that.
Rudy has built up his net worth over the past year, landing his first lead role on the Outer Banks in 2020.
The Outer Banks cast are all close friends offscreen.
Outer Banks star Madison Bailey has an estimated net worth of $ 500,000.
What other shows has he appeared on?
Rudy made his first screen appearance in 2017.
He had small roles in Sunny Family Cult, The Politician and Solved, before landing a lead role in Outer Banks.
Prior to working on screen, Rudy spent time in the theater, performing in the beloved classics The Nutcracker, Mart Poppins and Oliver Twist.
Rudy is set to star in the next movie, Space Waves.
The film is about two friends who become famous when their podcast goes viral, this will be Rudy’s first role as a lead actor in a feature film.