Lee Majors Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards

Lee Majors Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards.

Lee Majors Net Worth 2020Lee Majors (a.k.a Harvey Lee Yeary) is an American film, television and voice actor, who has portrayed several iconic roles, such as Heath Barkley in the American television Western series

Lee Majors Net Worth

‘The Big Valley’ and Colonel Steve Austin in the American television science fiction action series ‘The Six Million Dollar Man ‘.

Lee Majors Net Worth

Lee Majors is an American actor who has a net worth of $15 million dollars.

Biography

Lee Majors was born on 23 April 1939 in Wyandotte, Michigan, U.S.A. His father, Carl Yeary, was a manual laborer who died on the job before he was born.

His mother, Alice Yeary, was a homemaker; she passed away in an auto accident before his second birthday.

Orphaned by the age two, he was adopted by his paternal uncle and aunt, Harvey Yeary and Mildred Poore. They brought him to their home in Middelsboro, Kentucky.

He found out about his adoption much later in his teenage years and became determined to make his stepparents proud of him.

Education

Growing up, he wanted to become a football coach. He began playing the sport for his school team at Middlesboro High School. After graduating in 1957, he earned a scholarship to Indiana University where he continued to play football.

In 1959, he transferred to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, where during a game he suffered a severe back injury that left him paralyzed waist down for a few weeks. This brought an end to his prospective football career.

He graduated from Eastern Kentucky in 1962 with a degree in History and Physical Education. He later received an honorary doctorate from the university in 2006.

He began taking an interest in acting and performed in plays at the Pioneer Playhouse in Danville, Kentucky. After college, although he had an offer to join St. Louis Cardinals football team, he shifted to Los Angeles and started working as a Park Recreation Director.

Career

  • In 1981, he starred in the television series, ‘The Fall Guy’ in which he played the role of a Hollywood stuntman, Colt Seavers. Apart from being a producer and a director on the show, he also sang its theme song, ‘Unknown Stuntman’. The series continued for five seasons till 1986.
  • Meanwhile, in the 1980s he appeared in films like ‘High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane’ (1980), ‘The Last Chase’ (1981), and ‘Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land’ (1983).
  • Later between 1987 and 1994, he and Lindsay Wagner co-starred in three ‘The Six Million Dollar Man/The Bionic Woman’ television movies.
  • He made frequent appearances in television series, ‘Tour of Duty’ (1987-1990) and ‘Raven’ (1992-1993). In 1990, he starred in the film ‘Keaton’s Cop’. He also played supporting roles in films like ‘Trojan War’ (1997), ‘Out Cold’ (2001), ‘Big Fat Liar’ (2002), and ‘The Brothers Solomon’ (2007).
  • Lee Majors lent his voice to the character of ‘Big’ Mitch Baker in the video game ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ (2002). In 2007, he played the role of Grandpa Max in ‘Ben 10: Race Against Time’.
  • From 2006 to 2009, he appeared on the television series ‘The Game’. Meanwhile, he also appeared in a 2007 installment of ‘According to Jim’, playing God. Later, he reappeared in the role in the show’s series finale, ‘Heaven Opposed to Hell’ (2009).
  • In 2008, he appeared in the series ‘Weeds’. The following year, he lent his voice in the ‘Bionic Woman’ segment of the ‘Robot Chicken’ season four episode – ‘Love, Maurice’.
  • In 2010, he appeared in a ‘Community’ episode – ‘Beginner Pottery’; he also appeared in an installment of ‘Human Target’ called ‘Christopher Chance’. Later that year, he lent a voice in ‘G.I. Joe: Renegades’.
  • In 2011, he appeared in ‘Jerusalem Countdown’. From 2011 to 2014, he appeared as Burt’s father, Ralph in three episodes of Fox comedy, ‘Raising Hope’.
  • In 2015, he appeared in ‘Do You Believe?’ and ‘Avengers of eXtreme Illusions’. In 2016, he appeared in the second season of ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’.

Awards

Lee Majors was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

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