Before discussing the Richard Dean Anderson net worth let us have a brief introduction of the amazing personality. Born on January 23, 1950, in the United States, he is a renowned American actor and producer. He started his acting career in 1976 when he was 27, by working as Dr. Jeff Weber, in soap-opera series General Series. Afterward, his fame rose to prominence when he started working in television series MacGyver (1985–1992). Later on, the movies Firehouse, Pandora’s Clock and Through the Eyes of a Killer, grant him success. However, Richard Dean Anderson net worth becomes $30 Million as well.
|Net Worth – $30 Million|
|Fullname||Richard Dean Anderson|
|Date of Birth||January 23, 1950|
|Birth Place||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Work As||Actor, Director, and Producer|
Richard Dean Anderson Early Life and Career History
Richard Early Life
Anderson was the oldest son of Stuart Jay Anderson and Jocelyn Rhae Carter, among the four sons. In early stages of his life, Anderson dreamed to be a Hockey player but he ended up with his dream when he had his both arms broken in an incident. Afterward, he started to see the dream to be an actor and musician, he showed his interest in Jazz music at first. But this was a short time trial and ended up again. Anderson studied at St. Cloud State University, about acting and then joined Ohio University but later on, he was dropped without getting his degree as he felt to be unenthusiastic. Right after that, in college during his junior year, he joined his friend in a cross-country bicycle ride from Minnesota to Alaska.
Later on, he moved to Hollywood along with his friend and girlfriend. After setting in Los Angeles, he started working as a whale handler in a marine mammal show, a musician in medieval dinner theater and juggler. He marked it as the “Happiest Period” of his life. As he was passionate about his task and showed his interest in teaching juggling, clowning and other circus arts to the needy one.
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Anderson Career History
Richard started his career by working in American soap opera, as his first role as Dr. Jeff Webber from 1976 to 1981. Later on, in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers television series, he worked as Adam. Afterward, he worked in Dennis Weaver series Emerald Point N.A.S. as Lieutenant Simon Adams. By the passing years, he was cast in various movies and touched the sky of fame.
He has worked in unlimited television shows including Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 in 2013, Mercedes Benz: MacGyver and the new Citan in 2012, Raising Hope 2011, Fairly Legal in 2011, Stargate Universe in 2010 and 2009, The Simpsons, Stargate Atlantis, Legend, The Facts of Life, General Hospital, The Love Boat. The films in which he is cast are Young Doctors in Love in 1982, Odd Jobs and Ordinary Heroes in 1986, Through the Eyes of a Killer and In the Eyes of a Stranger in 1992, MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday and MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis in 1994, Past the Bleachers in 1995, Firehouse in 1997 and Stargate: Continuum in 2008.
Awards and Nominations
He has won 2 awards and nominated for 14 of the total. the nominations include Best Actor on Television from 2001 to 2005 continuously, Best Genre TV Actor in 1999 and 2000 (Won). Best Actor on Television in 1998 (won). Greatest Gear or Admirable Apparatus in 2005 and in 2007 for Most Uninsurable Driver.