Who doesn’t know Robin Williams? Yeah.. He is known as an American actor and comedian who died on August 11, 2014. With numerous films and reality TV shows he starred in, it seems to mention him as a legend in American film industry.
Considering that he has pursued a career in the entertainment world for quite a long time, of course the news about this actor’s net worth is very much wanted by the public. However, there was rumor that his net worth prior to death took a dip. Is that right?
Well, if you want to know the true facts about Robin Williams’ net worth after death, let’s see our post below!
Robin Williams’ Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Robin Williams’ net worth is estimated at $50 million, after death. However, Investopedia reported that his net worth at the time of his death was estimated to be worth between $50 million to $100 million.
However, Robin’s wealth was a mix of impressive real estate portfolios including artwork, a mansion in Napa valley and also investments. Well, it does not wonder for him to have net worth more than $50 million, considering his movies grossed nearly $4 billion in worldwide box office sales.
Unfortunately, his wealth had reportedly taken a dip before his death as several divorce settlements. In fact, Robin left the majority of his wealth to his children; Zachary, Zelda, and Cody.
Sure, it makes sense that Robin would like to preserve his legacy, but it also means that his children cannot make any licensing deals regarding their father that cuts off a potential source of income.
Robin really set everything up well for his family. However, the situation is getting worse when Susan Schneider Williams, his wife took his children to court to litigate some of the language of his will.
Robin Williams’ Career
Robin’s acting career began when he attended the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City. Here, Robin would meet longtime friend and future SuperMan star Christopher Reeve. While learning at this school, he was encouraged by an instructor to shift his focus away from drama onto standup comedy.
Later that Robin began to hit the comedy circuit around New York, with his instructor’s advice in hand. Luckily, his audiences quickly fell in love with his erratic behaviour and quick one-liners.
Finally, Hollywood came calling and Robin was cast as a dim-witted alien ‘Monk’ who made periodic appearances on the sitcom ‘Happy Days’. His role on the show was such a success that the show’s executive producer Garry Marshall soon crafted a spin off based solely on his character.
Robin has done work on TV programs like The Richard Pryor Show, Eight Is Enough and Laugh-In before becoming more widely known to American Audiences as the alien Monk. Then, Robin made his big-screen debut in a lead role playing the famous spinach-eating sailor in Popeye (1980) which was directed by Robert Altman and co-starring Shelley Duvall.
A string of successful film roles for Robin followed over the years and showed his stellar comedic talents and also his ability to take on serious work. Robin played the title character in 1982’s The World According to Garp and a Russian musician who defected to America in Moscow on the Hudson (1984).
Later, in ‘Good Morning Vietnam (1987), Robin portrayed irrelevant radio DJ Adrian Cronauer. Then in Dead Poets Society (1989), Robin played free-thinking teacher John Keating. However, both projects earned him Academy Award nods for lead actor.
Here’s a list of Robin Williams’ Movies and roles:
|1977 – 1990||1991 – 1999||1. 2001 – 2014|
|Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?||Dead Again||A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (Voice)|
|Popeye||The Fisher King||One Hour Photo|
|The World According to Garp||Hook||Death to Smoochy|
|The Survivors||I’m From Hollywood (documenter)||Insomnia|
|Moscow on the Hudson||Shakes the Clown||The Final Cut|
|The Best of Times||FernGully: The Last Rainforest (Voice)||House of D|
|Club Paradise||From Time to Time (short subject) (Voice)||Noel (Cameo)|
|Seize the Day||Aladdin (Voice)||The Aristocrats (documenter)|
|Good Morning, Vietnam||Toys||Robots (Voice)|
|Portrait of a White Marriage (Cameo)||Being Human||The Big White|
|The Adventures of Baron Munchausen||Mrs. Doubtfire (Producer)||The Night Listener|
|Dead Poets Society||Nine Months||Happy Feet (voice)|
|Cadillac Man||To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (Cameo)||R.V.|
|Awakenings||Jumanji (film)||Everyone’s Hero|
|The Birdcage||Man Of The Year|
|Jack||Night At The Museum|
|The Secret Agent||License To Wed|
|Fathers’ Day||Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian|
|Flubber||World’s Greatest Dad|
|Good Will Hunting||Old Dogs|
|What Dreams May Come||The Prince of Providence|
|Junket Whore (documenter)||Happy Feet Two (voice)|
|Patch Adams||License To Wedd|
|Get Bruce (documenter)||The Angriest Man In Brooklyn (role as Henry Altmann)|
|Jakob the Liar (producer)|
Robin Williams’ Life
Robin Williams was born on July 2, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a very prominent family where his father Robert was a senior executive at Lincoln-Mercury Motors in charge of the Midwest area. Meanwhile, his mother, Lauren, was a former model from New Orleans.
Before Robin went to high school, he and his family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. When he was child, Robin was a shy kid who hardly spoke. He really did not come out of his shell until he began to participate in high school plays.
Robin attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, California followed by College of Marin in Kentfield, California. He then attended the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City.
Robin married his first wife, Valerie Velardi in June 1978. They have a son together named Zachary Pym “Zak” Williams. Later, Robin married Garces on April 30, 1989. They have two children, Zelda Rae Williams (born 1989) and Cody Alan Williams (born 1991).
On October 22, 2011, Robin then married his third wife, Susan Schneider in St. Helen, California. They lived at their home in Sea Cliff, San Francisco, California, until Robin died.