Adam West Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement.
Adam West Net Worth – Adam was an American actor. He was well known for his role as Batman in the 1960s ABC series of the same name and its 1966 theatrical feature film.
Adam West Net Worth 2020
Early Life, Family and Education:
West was born in Walla Walla, Washington, the United States on September 19, 1928, aged (88). He was the son of Otto West Anderson(father) and Audrey V. Speer(mother). His father was a farmer, and his mother was an opera singer and concert pianist who left her Hollywood dreams to care for her family.
He had a sibling namely, John West Anderson. He belonged to American nationality and mixed (Swedish- English- Welsh- German- Irish- Scottish) ethnicity. His birth sign was Virgo.
On talking about his education, he attended Walla Walla High School. Then, he attended Lakeside School in Seattle. Likewise, he attended Whitman College but studied at the University of Puget Sound. Additionally, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in literature and a minor in psychology from Whitman College.
Adam West was a married man. He married three times (Billie Lou Yeager, Frisbie Dawson, and Marcelle Tagand Lear). He married Billie Lou Yeager on 1950, but the marriage didn’t go well so they divorced in 1956.
Then, he married Frisbie Dawson in 1957, the couple had two children namely, Jonelle S. Anderson, Hunter Anderson. But they decided to divorce in 1962.
Moreover, he tied the knot with Marcelle Tagand Lear in 1970, the couple had two children namely, Perrin West and Nina West, but the marriage didn’t go well and they divorced in 2017.
On talking about her profession, he was roped into a children’s show called ‘El Kini Popo’ as a sidekick. He also started off with a small role in the show, he soon went on to become the star of the show. He became quite popular with the kids with this show.
Whereas, he had to do odd jobs to meet ends meet. It was an accidental meeting with a Hollywood agent during one of the guided tours that gave him his first entry into Hollywood.
In addition, he took over the name Adam West when he made his entry into Hollywood, in 1959. Likewise, he also starred in the movie ‘The Young Philadelphians’ where his role was small but impactful.
The movie also starred Paul Newman. For the next few years, he also received only supporting roles in both the small and big screen. Similarly, he did recurring roles as Sergeant Steve Nelson on the popular and hit TV series ‘The Detectives’.
Eventually, he had gained success and popularity with his supporting roles in movies and Television. Additionally, his biggest break came with his role as crime-fighting super-hero Batman in the eponymous TV series in 1966.
On the same year, he also starred in the full-length feature film ‘Batman’. In addition, the TV series ‘Batman’ had to be terminated in 1968 owing to increasing costs.
Post his high profile role, after seeing the hilt of success; he was reduced to making guest appearances in county fairs and rodeos.
Moreover, he was also seen in some theatrical films such as ‘The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker’, ‘The Specialist’, ‘Hardcore’, ‘Hooper’ and ‘The Happy Hooker Goes Home’.
He was nominated for BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series for Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014), he was also nominated for CableACE Award for Performance in a Comedy Special for 1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995).
Likewise, he was nominated for Golden Laurel Award for Male New Face. Additionally, he won BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting Award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short for Batman vs. Two-Face (2017).
In addition, he won NAVGTR Award for Voice Performance for XIII (2003). Similarly, he won TV Land Award for Favorite Crimestoppers for Batman (1966).
There is no information regarding his income, salary. Whereas, his net worth was around $8 million dollars.