William Shatner Net Worth
Who is William Shatner ?
William Shatner is a Canadian actor who also works as a writer, director and producer. He has a career of seven decades in television. His role for the captain of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek franchise as James T. Kirk made him a cultural icon. His father Joseph Shatner worked as a clothing manufacturer and his mother was Anne Garmaise. He has two sisters, Farla and Joy. His grandfather anglicized their surname from ‘Schattner’ to ‘Shatner’.
Early childhood and work :
After graduation, he worked in Mountain Playhouse as a business manager in Montreal. After that he trained as a classical Shakespearean actor in Canadian National Repertory Theatre in Ottawa. After appearing in many plays, Shatner was cast for The Canadian Howdy Doody Show as Ranger Bob in 1954. In the 1959, he worked in The World Of Suzie Wong of Broadway Production as Lomax.
William Shatner joined two schools, West Hill High School and Willington Elementary School in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. He is also an alumnus of Montreal Children’s Theatre. In Montreal Canada, he got admitted into McGill University faculty of management and studied economics there. He graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree from this college. He was also awarded with honorary doctorate of letters from the McGill University in 2011.
Known for :
William Shatner is popular for his role in Star Trek series as captain James t Kirk. He has also written a book where he has penned down his experience as captain James t Kirk and his experiences as being a part of Star Trek series. He has also co-written Star Trek novels. He also wrote a science fiction novel called as Tekwar which was later adapted for a television show. Sector has also worked in his TV shows like T. J. Hooker, 3rd Rock From The Sun, Priceline negotiator, Boston Legal, Wierd or What, Sh*t! My Dad Says, Rescue 911, Shatner’s Raw Nerve, The Indian Detective, Better Late Than Never etc. He has also won numerous awards for his outstanding performances in TV series like, Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Prism Awards, Golden Raspberry Awards, Streamy Awards etc.
Net worth $600 million :
William Shatner is one of the richest actors in Hollywood. His current net worth is around $600 million. It was said that being the face of Priceline.com he has earned huge amount of money from it, which he later completely denied. It is estimated that Shatner earns around $150,000 from a single television episode, which is a major contribution to his net worth. Shatner also owns several luxurious houses, mansions and cars.
Personal life :
William Shatner has been married for 4 times. He first married Gloria Rand in 1956 and got divorced in 1965. His second wife was Marcy Lafferty whom he married in 1973 but things didn’t go well with her and they got divorced in 1996. He got married again for the third time to Nerine Kidd in 1997, which only lasted for 3 years and they got divorced in 1999. He married for the 4th time in 2001 with Elizabeth Martin.
William Shatner Bio Info
Other names:Bill Shatner
Born: 22 March 1931 (age 87 years), Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Canada
Height: 1.77 m
Spouse: Gloria Rand (m. 1956; div. 1969), Marcy Lafferty (m. 1973; div. 1996), Nerine Kidd (m. 1997; d. 1999), Elizabeth Martin (m. 2001)
Children: Melanie Shatner, Lisabeth Shatner, Leslie Carol Shatner
Albums: Has Been, The Transformed Man, Seeking Major Tom
William Shatner Quotes
- We meet aliens every day who have something to give us. They come in the form of people with different opinions. – William Shatner
- Regret is the worst human emotion. If you took another road, you might have fallen off a cliff. I’m content. – William Shatner
- If we can clean up our world, I’ll bet you we can achieve warp drive. – William Shatner
- I love the concept of togetherness and the entwinement of marriage. – William Shatner
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