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Ted Danson Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Ted Danson worth? $80 million

 

How did Ted Danson earn his money and wealth?

 

Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III was born on December 29, 1947, in San Diego, California, U.S. to parents Jessica and Edward Bridge “Ned” Danson, Jr. who was an archaeologist and museum director. He has an elder sister named Jan Haury. He was first married to Randy Danson in August 1970 but they divorced in 1977, the same year he married Cassandra Coates on 30th of  July and they separated on  3 June 1993. After two years he married Mary Steenburgen on 7 October 1995 and has 2 children Kate Danson, who is an actress and Alexis Danson.

Ted Danson has English and Scottish ancestry. In 1972, he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama from “Carnegie Mellon University” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began his career with daytime soap opera named “Somerset” as a contract player playing the role of “Tom Conway” from 1975 to 1976. He is also seen playing the role of a doctor in the daytime soap opera named “The Doctors” from 1977 to 1982. He appeared in the NBC sitcom named “Cheers”, which is the second most watched finale in television history in 1993.

The show ran for 11 seasons and was watched by 20 million people across the globe and Danson received 11 consecutive Emmy nominations and nine Golden Globe nominations, bagging two of each. Danson was presented with a star on “Hollywood’s Walk of Fame” in the year 1999. He was next seen in ABC sitcom named “Help Me Help You” playing the role of a psychiatrist. He also had a recurring role in “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Danson is mentioned in the song’s lyrics and is also seen in the music video for the song “Make Some Noise” by the Beastie Boys in 2011. The same year he played the role of D.B. Russell in the CBS police drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.

He played the role of a corrupt billionaire, Arthur Frobisher in “Damages” in 2007 FX Network drama. His divorce with his second wife Cassandra “Casey” Coates cost him $30 million and was one of Hollywood’s costliest divorces.

What are the highest earning movies of  Ted Danson? 

  1.  Getting Even with Dad(1994) – $4,000,000
  2.  Cheers (1993 season)- $450,000/ episode.
  3.  CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2013-2014) – $250,000/ episode. 

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