Richard Dean Anderson is a well-known actor from America who started his career in 1976, and portrayed the role of Dr. Jeff Webber in the TV series ‘General Hospital.’ He has appeared in many other television shows like ‘MacGyver,’ ‘Emerald Point N.A.S.,’ and ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.’ He has also appeared in many films and has served as the executive producer of many TV shows. Now let’s have a close look on Richard Dean Anderson’s net worth in 2018.
Richard Dean Anderson Early Life
Richard Dean Anderson was born on January 23, 1950, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to his parents Jocelyn Rhae Carter and Stuart Jay Anderson. He was raised in Roseville, Minnesota.
He went to Roseville’s Alexander Ramsey High School and also attended Ohio University, but did not receive his degree. During his college, he used to participate in cross-country bicycle ride. After that, he did several jobs like a juggler, whale handler, street mime, and musician in a theater.
Richard Dean Anderson has never been married but has been in a relationship with many women like Katarina Witt, Sela Ward, Lara Flynn Boyle, and Teri Hatcher. He has a daughter named Wylie Quinn Annarose Anderson with his partner Apryl A. Prose.
He has been involved with several non-profit organizations like Waterkeeper Alliance, Challengers Boys and Girls Club, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Earth Rivers Expeditions, and has supported the Special Olympics.
Richard Dean Anderson Career
From 1976 to 1982, Richard Dean Anderson appeared in the television show ‘General Hospital.’ In 1982, he was seen in ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.’ This was followed by appearing in ‘Emerald Point N.A.S..’ From 1985 to 1992, he was seen in ‘MacGyver.’ He then appeared in ‘Legend.’
In 1997, Anderson became a cast of the television series ‘Stargate SG-1’. He has also appeared in ‘Stargate Universe.’ His other television credits include ‘Fairly legal,’ ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Stargate Atlantis,’ ‘Pandora’s Clock,’ and ‘Raising Hope.’
He made his film debut by appearing in the 1982 film called ‘Young Doctors in Love,’ however, it was uncredited. This was followed by appearing in ‘Odd Jobs’ in 1986. His other film roles are ‘Ordinary Heroes’ and ‘Stargate: Continuum.’
Anderson has also appeared in many made-for-television films like ‘Through the Eyes of a Killer,’ ‘In the Eyes of a Stranger,’ ‘MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday,’ ‘Beyond Betrayal,’ ‘Past the Bleachers’, and ‘Firehouse.’
He has lent his voice in two video games including ‘Stargate SG – 1: Unleashed’. Richard Dean Anderson was the composer of the song “Eau d’Leo” which appeared in an episode of MacGyver in 1988.
Awards And Achievements
In 1995, the Make-a-Wish Foundation conferred Richard Dean Anderson with the Celebrity Award. He has also received the Jules Verne Award in 2012 by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. In 2009, he was nominated for the Constellation Awards and was also nominated for the 2000 Gemini Awards. He has won the Saturn Awards twice from nine nominations. Anderson has also been nominated twice for the TV Land Awards.
Net Worth of Richard Dean Anderson
Richard Dean Anderson has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional actor for over four decades. He has appeared in a number of his television shows and has also done films. He has appeared in a total of 214 episodes of ‘Stargate SG-1’ and 139 episodes of ‘MacGyver.’ Part of his wealth also comes from serving as the executive producer of ‘Stargate SG-1’. He has also executive produced many TV films.
Richard Dean Anderson is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has been dedicated to his career for over 40 years and has appeared and produced many TV films and TV shows. His character in ‘Stargate SG-1’ made him appear in many of its spin-offs. He is a global celebrity and has got fans across the world.