Alan Alda is a well-known American actor who is best known for portraying the role of Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the television series ‘M*A*S*H.’ He is also an author, screenwriter, and director. He has also successfully appeared in ‘The West Wing’ and was the host of ‘Scientific American Frontiers.’ Alda has appeared in many films. Let’s find out how much is Alan Alda’s net worth in 2018.
Alan Alda was born as “Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo” to his parents Joan Browne and Robert Alda on January 28, 1936, in New York City, New York. At the age of seven years, he had polio.
He completed his schooling from Archbishop Stepinac High School located in White Plains, New York. He has received his bachelor’s degree in English from Fordham University’s Fordham College. In there, he was a staff member of WFUV, which is an FM radio station. He has also studied in Paris and played in Rome.
In 1957, Alan Alda got married to writer and photographer Arlene Alda. The couple has three daughters named Eve, Elizabeth, and ‘Beatrice. They also have eight grandchildren.
He has been a longtime resident of Leonia, New Jersey.
Alan Alda started his career in the 1950s and appeared in the comedy revue ‘Compass Players.’ He made his television debut by appearing in an episode of ‘The Phil Silvers Show’ in 1958. In 1962, he was seen in ‘Naked City.’ He gained prominence by appearing in ‘M*A*S*H’ in 1972. His other television role includes ’30 Rock’, ‘West Wing,’ ‘The Blacklist,’ ‘The Killing Yard,’ ‘ER,’ ‘Jake’s Women,’ ‘And the Band Played On,’ and ‘6 Rms Riv Vu’.
Alda made his film debut by appearing in the 1963 movie ‘Gone Are the Days.’ He was then seen in the film ‘Paper Lion’. He has successfully appeared in many films including ‘The Extraordinary Seamen’, ‘The Moonshine War’, ‘To Kill a Clown’, ‘Same Time, Next Year’, ‘California Suite’, ‘The Four Seasons’, ‘Sweet Liberty’, ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’, ‘Betsy’s Wedding’, ‘Whispers in the Dark’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Bridge of Spies’, ‘The Longest Ride’, ‘Tower Heist’, and ‘Nothing But the Truth’.
He has also appeared in many Broadway like ‘The Apple Tree,’ ‘Jake’s Women,’ ‘Glengarry Glen Ross,’ and ‘Love Letters.’
As a writer, Alan Alda released his first book entitled ‘Never Have Your Dog Stuffed’ in 2006. He has also penned two other books.
Awards & Achievements
Alan Alda is the winner of 7 Emmy Awards. He has also received 7 Golden Globe Awards. In 1994, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. He has received the Directors Guild of America Award three times in his career. In 2005, he won the Drama Desk Award. In 2006, Alda became a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been nominated for the Academy Award, Tony Award, BAFTA Award, and Grammy Award.
Net Worth of Alan Alda
Alan Alda has an estimated net worth of more than $45 million. He made his fortune by appearing in many television shows and films in his career. Alda has successfully appeared in a total of 251 episodes of ‘M*A*S*H.’ Part of his wealth also comes by releasing books.
Alan Alda is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has been active in his career for almost 6 decades. He has successfully appeared in many films and television shows and has won numerous awards and honors. He has written and directed many episodes of the television series ‘M*A*S*H.’ Alda has also done numerous works for various charities. He has got many fans across the world and continues to entertain his fans.