Burt Reynolds is an American actor, voice artist and a director who rose to fame with his outstanding and breakthrough performance in the movie ‘Deliverance.’ He is also the ex-owner of a restaurant and a sports team. He has won many awards and nominations for his outstanding performances where he also gained a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’ Let’s find out more about how much is Burt Reynolds’s net worth in 2018.
Burt Reynolds Early Life
Burton Leon Reynolds was born to Fern H. Reynolds and Burton Milo Reynolds, Sr. on 11th February 1936 where his father served the US Army and was also the police chief. Reynolds completed his studies from Palm Beach High School and then went on a college football scholarship to Florida State University.
Due to two injuries, his football career ended, and he considered becoming a police officer. When he was at Lake Worth, attending the Palm Beach Junior, one of his lecturers advised him to act in the play ‘Outward Bound.’ He was appreciated so much that he won the ‘Florida State Drama Award.’
He was romantically involved with many actresses like Lucie Arnaz, Tammy Wynette, Susan Clark, etc. Reynolds got hitched to Judy Carne, an actress, in 1963, but got divorced after two years. He then got hitched to Loni Anderson and had a son Quinton Anderson Reynolds, but unfortunately, their marriage also ended in 5 years. He got into a troubled divorce with Loni Anderson where he ended up giving her a lot of money which later resulted in Reynolds’s bankruptcy.
Burt Reynolds Career
In his initial career, Reynolds got cast into ‘Tea and Sympathy’ which was a play, for which he was critically considered for his acting skills and further went on a world tour to enact the play. Before getting into TV series, he acted in the play ‘Mister Roberts’ which gained him audition for the movie ‘Sayonara’ but was rejected for the role. Then he bagged a role in the TV series ‘Riverboat’ and also starred in an episode called ‘The Payoff’ for the TV series ‘The Lawless Years’ where he played the character ‘Tony Sapio.’ He further appeared in many TV series like ‘The Everglades,’ ‘Perry Mason,’ ‘Pony Express,’ ‘The Twilight Zone,’ etc.
He acted in his first ever movie, in 1961, called ‘Angel Baby’ where he was advised by Clint Eastwood to act in over-seas low budget movies. Before he acted in the breath-taking movie ‘Deliverance,’ he performed in two shows called ‘Dan August’ and ‘Hawk.’ His talents are not only limited to acting because he released the debut album ‘Ask Me What I Am’ and also went on to sing a duet with the famous Dolly Parton.
He further acted in many movies, produced a television show and also acted in a television series. He took a long time off from acting and then in 1996; he starred in successful movies like ‘Boggie Nights’ and ‘Striptease.’ From 2005 to 2012 he starred, and guest starred in many movies which were either hit or unsuccessful.
Awards and Achievements
He has won many awards and accolades like the Golden Globe award, Emmy awards, etc.
Net Worth of Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds has an estimated net worth of $6 million where most of his fortune comes from starring in award-winning and successful movies which are also hit at the box office. His assets value more than $100,000.
Burt Reynolds has never failed to mesmerize his audience with his acting skills. He declined the role of James Bond because he could never believe in American James Bond. He owns a nightclub and has also posed naked for the Cosmopolitan magazine.