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Jerry Mathers Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Jerry Mathers worth? $4 Million

How did Jerry Mathers earn his money and wealth?

Jerry Mathers or Gerald Patrick “Jerry” Mathers is an American television, film and stage actor, who was born on 2nd June 1984 in Sioux City, Iowa. His other name is The Beav. He is best known for playing in television sitcom series “Leave it to Beaver”, which ran for six seasons from 1957 to 1963, where he featured Theodore Beaver Cleaver. He received his graduate degree in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley.

From his childhood only, Jerry started his acting career. At the age of only 2 years, he appeared for the first time as a child model for a department store advertisement. After that, he appeared in another commercial ad for PET Milk. He contributed his youthful years for the military, where he was mistakenly reported “killed in the Vietnam War”, though the confusion was cleared later. He was selected for the famous role of the Beave because of his real boy attitude. In the year 1954, Jerry came to limelight with the movie “This is My Love” followed by Men of the Fighting Lady. Next, in 1955 he came up with The Seven Little Foys and The Trouble with Harry. In the 1970s, he worked in real estate and banking.

He served as the spokesman for the National Psoriasis Foundation. Along with acting, he is a singer too. He has also recorded two songs. After taking a break to continue his high school, in the year 1978, he came back to the industry. In 1987, once again, he made it to the screen with the film, It’s Howdy Doody Time, followed by Down The Drain (1990), Sexual Malice (1994) and Playing Patti (1998).

Jerry showed up with his appearances as an interviewee on retrospectives like Child Stars: Their Story (A&E, 2000), in films like Better Luck Tomorrow (2002) and cameo appearances as himself in Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006). Adding more, he is a very talented entrepreneur. He runs a catering business from which he earned more money. He has been suffering from diabetes since 1996, which compelled him to follow the proper exercise to lose weight and he ended up losing more than 40 pounds.

Jerry got married thrice. In 1974, he married his first wife, Diana Platt. After staying together for some year, the couple decided to separate. He met his second wife, while he was working in the production of So Long, Stanley. The duo shared good understanding and planned three children, a son, and two daughters. But, later this relationship ended up in a divorce. Again, on January 30, 2011, he got married to Teresa Modnick. Jerry has earned a high degree of prosperity in his lifetime. He has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million dollars.

What are the most popular TV Shows of Jerry Mathers?

  • Leave It to Beaver (1957-1963)
  • The New Leave It to Beaver (1983-1989)
  • NBC Matinee Theater (1955 -1958)

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