Grady Demond Wilson, widely recognised as Demond Wilson was born on the 13th of October, 1946 and had a profound epiphany at a very young age that steered him towards the life of a pastor. He is now an American author, pastor as well as an actor. Demond is currently 71 years of age. Now let’s have a close look on Demond Wilson’s net worth in 2018.
Demond Wilson Early Life
Demond Wilson was born in the in Georgia, United States of America in the year of 1946, in a picturesque place called Valdosta. He studied and learnt how to tap dance and do ballet in the city of New York, where he also grew up. Demond Wilson is a Christian and served as an altar boy as well. He spent time with his grandma in Georgia in the summer breaks. When Demond Wilson was about 13 years of age, his appendix got ruptured. This incident almost took his life. It was during this difficult time in his life that the young boy made a commitment to serve God when he turns into an adult.
Demond Wilson fell in love with Cicely Johnston in the 1970s. Demond and Cicely have six children together.
Demond Wilson Career, Awards & Achievement
Demond Wilson made his Broadway debut at the tender age of four. At the age of twelve, he danced at the renowned Apollo Theatre in Harlem. As a child, he aspired of becoming a priest, but reconsidered and ended up resorting to acting. Demond Wilson took part in a lot of stage productions and Broadway shows before finally making in to Hollywood.
For two years, from 1966 to the year 1968, Demond Wilson served in the army of the United States of America. He also went on to fight in the Vietnam War in the fourth Infantry Division. Later he was wounded in the war and returned home in the late 1960s.
Demond Wilson has worked in several movies, like ‘The Organisation’, ‘Full Moon High’, ’Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues’, ’Me and the Kid’ and ’Hammerlock’. He has also acted in uncountable movies, like ’All in the Family’, ‘Sanford and Son’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Baby… I’m Back!’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Girlfriends’, ‘The New Odd Couple’ et cetera. Demond Wilson has made appearances on shows, like “Praise the Lord”, which airs on Trinity Broadcasting Network.
Seven years ago, in the year 2011, in the play “The Measure of a Man”, Demond Wilson made appearances with Nina Nicole. “The Measure of a Man” is a religious production and the story takes place in a small town of Georgia. It was written by the noted playwright, Matt Hardwick.
Demond Wilson has also written several story books for children.
Awards & Achievement
• Author of eleven children’s books.
• Demond is also a playwright and has written ‘Bay City Blues’ and ‘Nat Tyler Freedom Fighter’
• His latest books include, ‘’Second Banana: The Bitter Sweet Memoirs of the Sanford and Son Years”, “The New Age Millennium: An Expose of Symbols, Slogans and Hidden Agendas”.
• Demond Wilson has also written the famous sitcom, “Hawkins for the Defence” himself.
Net Worth of Demond Wilson
Demond Wilson has managed to make his net worth go up to $2 million by working an as actor from a very tender age, serving in the army and being a part of the Vietnam war to becoming a pastor and an author.
Demond Wilson has had an interesting life, from acting as a child to serving in the army, fighting in the Vietnam War and becoming a pastor and an author, he has done it all! He is a versatile and skilled person who has overcome many hardships in life.