Alia Shawkat is an award-winning “Arrested Development” actress with numerous TV and film roles to her credit. So what is Alia Shawkat net worth in 2018? What are Alia Shawkat’s salary/earnings? Read on…Image Credit: Daniel Benavides
Alia Martine Shawkat was born on April 18, 1989 in Riverside, California. She is the daughter of Dina Burke and Tony Shawkat. Her father comes from Baghdad while her mother is of European descent. Her grandfather however, Paul Burke, was an American actor who was famous in the mid-1960’s.
Shawkat’s most prominent role yet is in Arrested Development where she played Maeby Funke from 2003 to 2013. Her performance in the series, and the series itself, gained critical acclaim for its refreshing, satirical take on family relationships. Brian M. Palmer often remarked that her performance particularly stood out even amongst more accomplished cast members such as Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, and Jeffrey Tambor. She often credits her performance on the show as one of her most formative moments in the industry as she essentially grew up on the set of Arrested Development.
She then went on to produce Stitch N’ Bitch for HBO with Har Mar Superstar. The show depicts two young females trying to make it in the art industry in Los Angeles. She was also featured in an indie-punk album Real Ghosts Caught on Tape from the band Fake Problems in 2010.
She reprised her role as Maeby for the Netflix revival of Arrested Development in 2013. The new season helped focus and develop more on her character in the 12th episode of the 15 part series. She was then cast as the romantic interest for Ilana Glazer’s character on Broad City.
On November 2018, her new show Search Party on TBS premiered with her as the lead.
Aside from her work on TV and film, she also paints and has had work exhibited in galleries in Paris and Los Angeles.
In addition to her earnings from various film and TV roles, Alia Shawkat gets income from a number of sponsorships and endorsements. As an example, for her role in the Fox/Netflix series “Arrested Development”, Alia Shawkat earns an estimated $50K to $125K per episode. In all, we estimate that, at her young age of 28, Alia Shawkat net worth in 2018, is approximately $5 million.