David Cassidy is a well-known retired American actor who is also a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. Cassidy is best known for portraying the role of Keith Partridge in the television series ‘The Partridge Family’. He has guest appeared on many television shows in his career. As a singer, he has released 12 studio albums, 3 live albums, 6 compilation albums, 2 soundtrack albums, and 24 singles. Keep reading to know more about David Cassidy’s net worth in 2018.
David Cassidy Early Life
David Bruce Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950, in New York City, New York to his actor parents Evelyn Cassidy and Jack Cassidy. He comes from the popular Cassidy Family.
In 1968, he completed summer school for getting credits in the high-school diploma. He later moved to Irvington, New York with his half-siblings. He credits his father for setting up his career.
David Cassidy has been married three times. He was first married to Kay Lenz from 1977 to 1983. From 1984 to 1985, he was married to Meryl Tanz. In 1991, he got married to Sue Shifrin. They have a child named Beau. They divorced in 2016.
Cassidy also has a daughter named Katie Cassidy, who was born in 1986 from Sheryl Williams Benedon. Katie is a popular actress.
David Cassidy Career, Awards & Achievement
David Cassidy made his professional debut in 1969 by appearing in the Broadway ‘The Fig Leaves Are Falling’. He then went to Los Angeles and went on to appear in an episode of ‘The Survivors’. Following that, he went on to guest appear in ‘Ironside’, ‘Adam-12’, ‘Bonanza’, ‘The Mod Squad’, and ‘F.B.I.’.
In 1970, he became a cast member of ‘The Partridge Family’. He appeared in the series till 1974. He was then seen in ‘David Cassidy: Man Undercover’ in 1978. His other television roles include ‘The Flash’, ‘The Spirit of ‘76’, ‘Instant Karma’, ‘Celebrity Apprentice’, ‘Ruby & the Rockits’, ‘The Agency’, and ‘Fantasy Island’.
He has also appeared in the television film ‘’The Night the City Screamed’.
In 1972, he released his debut album entitled ‘Cherish’. This was followed by ‘Rock Me Baby’. Cassidy then went on to release the albums ‘Dreams are Nuthin’ More than Wishes’, ‘Cassidy Live!’, ‘The Higher They Climb’, and ‘Getting It in the Street’. In 1985, he released the album ‘Romance’ on Arista Records. He released his self-titled album in 1990. His last album ‘Live in Concert’ was released in 2008.
Awards & Achievements
In 1978, David Cassidy was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for his role in ‘Police Story’. He has won the TV Land Award in 2003 in the category of ‘Hippest Fashion Plate – Male’. He has also received two other TV Land Award nominations for his role in the television series ‘The Partridge Family’.
Net Worth of David Cassidy
David Cassidy has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. Although he found considerable success in both acting and music, he filed for bankruptcy in 2015. He has been involved in many legal issues and has been released many times.
David Cassidy is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He found considerable success in the 1970s and 1980s both as a musician and as an actor. He has given many numbers one album in the United Kingdom. Many of his singles have also reached at No. 1 in the UK. He has been living with dementia and in 2017, he retired from performing. Despite that, he continues to be a popular celebrity who achieved fame in his early days. He is also an activist and is a registered Democrat.