KEY POINTS

  • "Dexter" star Michael C. Hall has an estimated net worth of $25 million
  • He is one of the highest-paid TV actors of all time
  • He is set to reprise his role as Dexter Morgan in the revival, which premieres Nov. 7

“Dexter” star Michael C. Hall is set to reprise his titular role in an upcoming revival of the Showtime series. Prior to the reboot, he was earning big playing Dexter Morgan, the serial killer hunting the bad, on television.

“Dexter,” which aired from 2006 to 2013, had a successful run and drew millions of viewers each week. In the first six seasons of the series, Hall earned $295,000 per episode for a total of $3.54 million for each season, Business Insider reported.

The lead star's pay was bumped up to a lucrative $830,000 per episode in the last two seasons of “Dexter,” according to E! News. This made him one of the highest-paid television actors of all time, the outlet noted.

Hall’s salary for Season 7 and 8 amounted to about $19.9 million, which contributed to his massive net worth of $25 million, Celebrity Net Worth reported. The eight seasons that the actor played Dexter earned him a fortune of $41.2 million in total, according to Looper.

It is not clear how much Hall is getting paid for the 10-episode revival, but if it is around the same amount he received for Season 8, then he could be looking at $8.3 million.

Before taking on the lead role in “Dexter,” Hall starred as David Fisher in “Six Feet Under” from 2001 to 2005. The actor’s performance earned him nominations for an Emmy Award and an AFI Award.

Meanwhile, his iconic portrayal of Dexter Morgan led to five Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award nomination for best actor in 2010, the latter of which he won.

Amid his success in the television industry, Hall continued to perform in theater, starring in an off-Broadway production of Noah Haidle’s “Mr. Marmalade'' in 2005. After the series finale of “Dexter” in 2013, the actor focused on theater and made appearances in “The Realistic Joneses” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

Fans will soon see him on the small screen again as Showtime recently released a trailer for “Dexter: New Blood,” which picks up a decade after the events of the Season 8 finale. The trailer, which was shown during San Diego Comic Con Sunday, also revealed the premiere date, Nov. 7, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael C. Hall Michael C. Hall has joined the cast of “The Crown” Season 2. Pictured: Hall arrives for the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards in Manhattan, New York on June 6, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Andrew Kelly