Leif Garrett is a very popular actor and a singer. He started acting at a very tender age. His first TV appearance was in the 1970s where he featured as a teen idol. He got involved in drug abuse, and he was always in the wrong arm of the law. His legal troubles continued to pile up. Here is a quick summary of Leif Garrett’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Leif Garrett Early Life
Garett was born in the year 1961 on 8th November. His birthplace was in Hollywood, California. His parents were Carolyn Stellar and Rik Nervik. His career in the entertainment industry started at the age of five. His father wasn’t present frequently throughout his life. He did graduate from high school at the age of 15 years old. Garett started dating Nicollette Sheridan in the year 1979. They broke up six years later. Garrett is always grateful to Nicollette for helping him kick-start his career. He has been able to date various celebrities. Among the celebs that he has dated include Kristy McNichol, Tatum O’Neal, and Justine Bateman. One of his longest relationships is when he dated actress by the name Elaine Bilstad who later died of heart complications. In the year 2001, he was in a lawsuit after he was declared bankrupt. By then, it rumours were that the only income he had was $1000 which were a gift from his mother. The following years were very tough for this man. Garett has a sister by the name Dawn Lyn.
Leif Garrett Career, Awards & Achievement
Garrett started featuring in the film industry when he was only five years old. Together with his sister, Dawn Lyn, they did serve on various jobs in the film industry. They featured in a movie by the name Devil Times Five. Their star continued to rise, and they were even guest-featured in one episode of Gunsmoke and even as Wonder Woman. Among his best performances include his role as Jimmy Henderson in a movie ‘Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.’, Mike Pusser in a movie Walking Tall and Zack Rusell in ABC TV series. In the 1980s, he featured in various movies playing minor roles as Bob Sheldon in a film by the name ‘The Outsiders.’
In 1976, that was the time he ventured into music working with Atlantic records. Here, he was able to launch his first single that was entitled ‘Come back When You Grow Up.’ In the year 1977, this is the time he released his first album. His first single made it into the US Billboard Hot 100. They did not rank highly. In the year 2010, he did collaborate with Craig Else. He has been able to release two singles online. They are ‘Everything’ and ‘Help You, Make You.’ Garrett has been able to feature in various films, release multiple songs as well as albums.
Awards and Achievements
Garrett has been able to feature in various movies and films. Among the movies that he has been able to feature in, it includes Bob &Carol; & Ted & Alice, Walking Tail, Skateboard, The outsiders among many others. Also, he has been able to release various albums including Leif Garrett, Feel The Need, Same Goes for You among many others. It is commendable how he ensured that no talent was left underutilised.
Net worth of Leif Garrett
Garrett has a net worth that is estimated to be over $1 thousand. This wealth has from his career as an actor, singer, and well-renowned television personality. He has been able to feature in various movies and has released multiple songs that have done reasonably well.
Garrett has been able to know his capabilities since he was very young. He has been able to utilise his various talents very well. He has handled multiple skills very well ensuring none overshadow or interfere with each other.