Peter Fonda is an actor based in the United States of America. His father is the popular actor, Henry Fonda. Peter has become famous for his various roles in various films. Among the movies that he has featured in includes: ‘Easy Rider,’ ‘Ulee’s Gold’ and ‘Bounty Hunter.’ Fonda has done well for the role of the counterculture of the 1960s. Here is a quick summary of Peter Fonda’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Peter got conceived in the year 1940 on February 23rd. He was born in New York City, New York in the United States of America. His parents were Henry Fonda and Frances Ford Seymour. He has an elder sister by the name Jane Fonda. His mother took his own life when Peter was only ten years old. Peter almost died at the age of eleven years old after he accidentally shot himself in the stomach.
Peter did attend Fay School in Southborough. He completed his studies here and graduated in the year 1954. He went on to join the University of Nebraska which is in Omaha. In the University, he did pursue acting. After some time, he did join Omaha Community Playhouse. Peter got married in the year 1961. He married Susan Brewer. They got divorced in the year 1974.
After one year, he got married again. He did marry Portia Rebecca Crocket. Their relationship went on well until 2011 where they got divorced in the year 2011. He did not stay single for long after the divorce. He got married again to Margaret ‘Parky’ DeVogelaere. They have two children. The names of the two children are Bridget Fonda and Justin Fonda.
Peter started his career in the film industry in the year 1963. He first featured in ‘Tammy and the Doctor.’ After some time, he found a supporting role in the movie ‘The Victors.’ He did give a spectacular performance in this movie. This performance saw him get nominated for an award in Golden Globe Awards.
In the year 1964, he went on to feature in ‘The Young Lovers.’ In the year 1966, he landed a lead role in a movie by the name ‘The Wild Angels.’ In the same year, he did feature in several films including ‘The Trip’ and ‘Spirits of the Dead’ which is a horror movie. Peter did co-write and did the production of the film ‘Easy Rider’ in the year 1968. This movie became a huge hit that went on to increase his popularity.
In the year 1969, he launched a movie ‘The Wild Angels’ after he secured funds to help its release. This movie had even better success about ‘Easy Rider’ movie. Peter with other members that featured in the film got nominated for Academy Awards. The film did generate over $40 million.
Peter went on with his career, and in the year 1971, he featured in a movie ‘The Last Movie.’ He later served as the director of the movie ‘The Hired Hand.’ He also did feature in a film ‘Two People’ in the year 1973. He has appeared in tens of movies and what’s impressive is that his performance is never disappointing.
Awards and Achievements
Peter talents and skills have seen him bag several awards and receive multiple nominations. Among the awards, he has won AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and Golden Globe Award.
Net worth of Peter Fonda
Peter has a net worth of over $43 million. This vast wealth has come from his career as an actor and as a director. These two careers have paid very well. His experience in the industry from the year 1961 to date is something that has raised his value as a director and as an actor.
Peter has been remarkably resilient in his pursuit of excellence in the film industry. Despite starting his career with minor roles, he has not given up, and it is this consistency that has paid after a long period.