Worldwide recognized for his role on all-time popular American TV series ‘Dallas’, Patrick Duffy is an American actor. In this long-running soap opera, he played the role of Bobby Ewing. Other than this, he is also notably known for the TV series ‘The Bold and The Beautiful’ and ‘Welcome to Sweden’. Here are the complete details about Patrick Duffy’s net worth in 2018 and his career earnings.
Patrick Duffy Early life
‘Dallas’ famed actor, Patrick’ was born on March 17, 1949, in Townsend, Montana. Patrick belonged to a middle-class family. His parents, Marie and Terence Duffy, owned a tavern. He completed his basic education in his town but moved to Everett, Washington during his high school. Here, he attended Cascade High School and went on studying in University of Washington. He majored in the theater and drama. In 1986, his parents were murdered in their tavern and Patrick was deeply shaken by the incident.
When it comes to his love life, Patrick Duffy is a loyal lover. He fell for his wife at the first sight itself. His wife’s name was Carlyn Rossor whom he had married in 1974 and remained together until her death in 2017. The couple has 2 children together. Carlyn was 10 years older than Patrick and was a Buddhist. Patrick converted to Buddhism for his love. Their marriage was held in a Buddhist temple too.
Patrick Duffy Career, Awards & Achievement
Patrick had dreamt to become an actor since his childhood. After graduating in 1971, he had to struggle for almost 6 years. Initially, he worked as an interpreter for ballet, opera, and other orchestra companies. Finally, in 1977, his talents got noticed and he bagged a role in TV series ‘Man from Atlantic’. This TV series earned him a must-needed public attention. The next year, he signed the soap opera ‘Dallas’ which turned out to be the biggest success of his career. In fact, he is primarily known for this TV series only.
He left the series after first season but made a comeback soon. He remained with the TV series for more than one decade till its cancellation in 1981. It was the prime time of his career and he garnered a huge publicity and critical acclaim as an actor. In 1991, he bagged a role in TV series ‘Step by Step’ which was also a smash hit. Over his entire career, he appeared in more than 30 films and nearly 10 TV shows.
Awards & achievements
TV Land Awards, Soap Opera Digest Award, Bravo Otto Award, Bambi Awards are the most notable awards that Patrick has won over his career.
Net worth of Patrick Duffy
As of now, Patrick is 69 years old. Recently, he hasn’t been much active. Still, the phenomenal actor holds a remarkable net worth of $16.5 million at present. He has charged $50 thousand per episode for the TV series ‘Dallas’. He was with this TV series for nearly 13 years. With the fact, you can assume how much money he has made through this series only. His entire earning comes through the acting.
The son of a small tavern owner is today a prominent actor in Hollywood. Be it his acting or his Greek god looks, he is just unmatched. He has struggled really hard to reach where he is today.