Chuck Woolery Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Achievement

Chuck Woolery Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Married Life, Career and Achievement

Chuck Woolery Net Worth – Chuck Woolery was born as Charles Herbert “Chuck” Woolery. He is an American TV personality, American game show host, talk show host, and musician. Chuck was the original host of ‘Wheel of Fortune’, ‘Love Connection’, ‘Scrabble’, ‘Greed’ and ‘Lingo’.

Chuck Woolery Net Worth

Chuck Woolery Net Worth

Early Life, Family and Education

He was born on March 16, 1941, in Ash-land, Kentucky, USA.  Chuck was born in a middle-class family. His father’s name is Dan Woolery and his mother’s name is Katherine Woolery.

His father used to work in a daytime medical store and support his family whereas his mother was an employee in a call center but later stayed at home. He has a sister named Sue Woolery.

He was fond of magic tricks and plays. Chuck used to practice magic since childhood and used to display to his fellow classmates. He holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is White-American.

He used to play football at his school and used to show magic tricks and he was very famous for his displays. He has completed his graduation but there is no information about her school and college.

Personal Life

Chuck Woolery has been married 4 times and he has 5 children. Currently, he is married to Kim Barnes. The couple tied the knot on 17th July 2006. His current wife Kim is 15 years younger than him. They do not have any children yet.

He was first married to Margaret Hays in 1961. He has two children with Hays namely Katherine and Chad. In January 1986, his child Chad was killed in a motorcycle accident.

He divorced Margaret in 1971 and he married his second wife Jo Ann Pflug in 1972 and remained up to 1980. They have a child Melissa together.

His third wife’s name is Teri Nelson and they adopted the daughter of actor Nelson J. Davis and they share two children together namely Michael and Sean. The couple was together till 2004.


After his graduation, he served the US Navy. He worked as a wine consultant for Wasserstrom Wine and import company in 1963 and worked as a sales representative for the Pillsbury Company.

He sang the bass fondle with a folk singing trio called The Bordermen in the early 1960s and sang a duo called ‘The Avant-Garde’ and ‘Eklin “Bubba” Flower’. He received high success in 1968 as their song ‘Naturally Stoned’ got into the top 40 pop list. He got an opportunity to work with companies like Epic Records and Warner Bros Records between 1977 and 1980 after his success.

He appeared as an actor in the mid-1970s film ‘Evil in the Deep’ and in ‘Cold Feet’ in 1989. In the early 1970s, he portrayed as Mr. Dingle on ‘New Zoo Revue’, which was children’s television series.

He started his singing in the episode of ‘Your Hit Parade’. He began hosting ‘Wheel of Fortune’ on January 6, 1975.  He hosted ‘Love Connection’, ‘The Big Spin’, ‘The Home and Family Show’, ‘The Dating Game’, ‘Greed’, ‘Lingo’, etc.

Chuck has hosted a nationally syndicated radio commentary show ‘Save Us, Chuck Woolery’ since 2012 and after two years, he began a long-format podcast ‘Blunt Force Truth’.

Chuck Woolery: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

He has been nominated for Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Game or Audience Participation Show for ‘Wheel of Fortune’.

Chuck Woolery: Salary and Net Worth

It is estimated that he has a net worth of around $15 million and his earning are form hosting, acting and from his singing. His salary is still under review.

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