Ted Danson is a United States-based actor, author, and producer. He has appeared in many TV movies, but his series are considered more successful. Ted Danson gained a lot of success with the comedy-drama series “Cheers.” Keep reading to know more about Ted Danson’s net worth in 2018.
Ted Danson Early Life
Edward Bridge Danson III was born on December 29, 1947, in San Diego, California, United States. His father Edward Bridge Danson, Jr. was an archaeologist and used to direct a museum but he died in 2000, and his mother Jess Danson died in 2006.
Ted Danson was grown and raised in Flagstaff city in Arizona. He studied at the Kent School and played for their basketball team. Ted Danson first attended the Stanford University, and then transferred to the Carnegie Mellon University. He graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Carnegie Mellon University.
Ted Danson has been married 3 times and divorced twice. His first marriage was to actress Randy Danson from 1970 – 1975. Ted Danson’s second marriage was in 1977 to Casey Coates, and they got divorced in 1993 because Ted was having a relationship with the actress, author, and TV host Whoopi Goldberg. Ted and Casey gave birth to 1 daughter, her name is Kate Danson, and she was born in 1979, they also adopted a daughter named Alexis Danson.
Ted Danson married the Oscar-winning actress Mary Steenburgen in 1995. Mary has children from her previous marriage to the actor Malcolm McDowell, so Ted Danson became a stepfather.
Ted Danson Career
Ted Danson made a few guests and minor role appearances in TV series, and commercials at the start of his career. His debut movie is the 1979 crime drama titled “The Onion Field” which he starred in along with Franklyn Seales, John Savage, and James Woods.
Ted Danson’s breakthrough career success and his most popular work was in the comedy-drama series “Cheers” which aired from 1982 – 1993. Since “Cheers”, his series main acting roles were in a comedy series titled “Ink” which he was one of its executive producers, “Becker”, legal thriller series “Damages”, comedy mystery “Bored to Death”, the crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “CSI: Cyber”.
Ted Danson’s 2017 – 2018 TV series appearances including a comedy series titled “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and a comedy fantasy drama series titled “The Good Place.” He also has a 2018 drama music movie titled “Hearts Beat Loud.”
Awards & Achievements
Ted Danson has won a total of 7 awards for the long-running series “Cheers.” He won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, 2 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, a TV Land Legend Award, a TV Land “Break Up That Was So Bad It Was Good” Award, and the American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication. Ted Danson also received his Star on the Walk of Fame in 1999.
Net Worth of Ted Danson
The actor Ted Danson net worth is reaching up to $70 million. He made his 10s of millions from the TV movies and series that he has been starring in. Ted Danson salary for his most popular series “Cheers” was around $450 thousand per episode and $250 thousand per episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” The movie “Saving Private Ryan” that he appeared in grossed $480 million worldwide.
Ted Danson is a great actor with around 100 credited acting roles in TV movies and series. His most popular performance was in “Cheers” series, and it is considered as one of the greatest shows of all time. Ted Danson is married to Mary Steenburgen, and they are happily living together.