Leonard Nimoy was an actor, director, author, singer and songwriter from the United States of America, who is best known as Spock in the Star Trek series and movies. Now let’s have a close look on Leonard Nimoy’s net worth in 2018.
Leonard Nimoy Early Life
Leonard Simon Nimoy was born on March 26, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. His father Max Nimoy and his mother Dora Nimoy were originally from Ukraine, they separated when they were trying to get out of Ukraine and got back together in the United States. His father had a barbershop in Boston but he died in 1987, his mother also died in the same year. Leonard Nimoy had a brother and his name is Melvin Nimoy.
Leonard Nimoy studied several majors at several locations. He took some drama classes at the Boston College, and from the Antioch College he finished a Master degree in education and later an honorary doctorate. Leonard Nimoy attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to study photography.
Leonard Nimoy was first married to the actress Sandra Zober, whom died in 2011. They got married in 1854 and their divorce was finalized in 1987. Leonard and Sandra gave birth to 1 daughter and 1 son, Julie Nimoy and TV director Adam Nimoy.
Leonard Nimoy married the actress Susan Bay in 1989. Susan has a son from her previous marriage to actor John Schuck, and his name is Aaron Bay-Schuck.
Leonard Nimoy died on February 27, 2015, at his home in Los Angeles, California, because of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Leonard Nimoy Career, Awards & Achievement
Leonard Nimoy first worked in several jobs to support his family. When he was a child, he performed in a neighborhood theater. Leonard Nimoy’s first movie appearance was in 1951 in a drama movie titled “Queen for a Day”, and the next year he appeared in “Kid Monk Baroni” and “Zombies of the Stratosphere”.
Leonard Nimoy’s first TV series major acting role was in an action adventure series titled “Sea Hunt”. In 1969, he starred in the action adventure crime series version of “Mission: Impossible”, and in 1973 in the animated series version of “Star Trek”. Star Trek first movie was going to be produced and released in 1978 but it wasn’t picked up by the studio, so the 1979 “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” became the first movie of the Star Trek movie series and it was very successful for Leonard Nimoy as he played “Spock” character in it. After the success with the first Star Trek, they released more series of it including “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”, “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock”, “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”, “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier”, “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”, “Star Trek”, and “Star Trek Into Darkness”. There was another “Star Trek” series before the movie series which Leonard Nimoy also starred on.
Leonard Nimoy was the director of 2 Star Trek movies including “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” and “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”. His latest work was in a video game called “Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff” where he did voice acting.
Awards & Achievements
Leonard Nimoy received several great award nominations and winnings. Below, you will find a list of a few of Leonard Nimoy’s award winnings.
– Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast (Star Trek).
– DFCS Award for Best Acting Ensemble (Star Trek).
– Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television (Fringe).
– Lifetime Achievement Award.
– Life Career Award.
Net Worth of Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million. He made his fortune from the great TV movies and series he worked in as an actor, director, producer and writer. Leonard Nimoy salary per episode of the old Star Trek series was around only $1 thousand, and he earned millions of dollars for the Star Trek movie series.
Leonard Nimoy was a very talented actor and director. His most popular appearance ever was as Spock in the Star Trek old series and movie series. Leonard Nimoy was the director of 2 movie series of Star Trek including “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” and “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”.
Leonard Nimoy, May Your Soul Rest In Peace.