Gates McFadden is an American actress who is widely popular for playing the role of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the popular American TV series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’. She also appeared in all the films associated with this TV series. Other than being an actress, she is also famous for being an acclaimed choreographer. Here are all the details about Gates McFadden’s net worth in 2018 and her earnings.
Gates McFadden Early life
The American actress was born as Cheryl Gates McFadden on March 2, 1949, in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. She is tags herself Cheryl McFadden as the choreographer and Gates McFadden as an actress. There is not much information her family background but she is believed to have had Lithuanian ancestry. There is not any information about her early education either. Talking about her higher studies, she enrolled at Brandeis University and majored in theater arts. After completing her graduation, she moved to Paris where she learned the theater and art in depth.
Speaking of her personal life, Gates never talks about it in media. She is married to John Cleveland and the couple has a child together. However, when the two got married and when they welcomed their child is not known.
Gates McFadden Career, Awards & Achievement
Gates was clear with her dreams since a very early age. She stepped into acting after learning it professionally. Initially, she worked behind the scenes as a choreographer at The Jim Henson Company. It took her a lot of efforts to make her journey from off-screen to on-screen. Before making her big screen debut, she choreographed many songs. After struggling for almost 5 years, she finally landed her first TV series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ which made her a star all at once.
She played the role of Dr. Beverly Crusher and grabbed many eyeballs. However, when she was busy enjoying her initial success, she was fired from the series for unknown reasons. Nevertheless, in third season, she was requested to make the comeback. Following that, she remained in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ throughout all seasons. On other hand, she also appeared in other films and TV series but she achieved the mainstream of success with this TV series only. This actually propelled her career. Dreamchild, Taking Care of Business, Crowned the Dangerous, and The Hunt for Red October are some of the hit films of Gates among others. She was also quite successful as a TV actress.
Awards & achievements
Gates McFadden garnered huge accolades and acclaim for her role in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ but she could never win any major awards and achievements.
Net worth of Gates McFadden
Gates McFadden is actively involved in two professions, acting and choreographing. Though she couldn’t reach the topmost height in both the professions, she managed to achieve a decent success. Given the fact, she has a decent net worth too. The versatile actress is said to have a striking net worth of $4.5 million. Presently, she is not much active, so her net worth might slip down in future.
Gates McFadden had a fair career as an actress. She has learned acting professionally. Even after that, she couldn’t have a booming career. Maybe, luck was not with her.