Net Worth Of William Shatner- Know His Income and Earning Sources
The talented actor, author, producer, director, and singer, William Shatner's net worth is estimated to be a staggering $100 million. The majority of his wealth comes from his prolific acting career over the span of 6 decades. He is widely known for his portrayal of Captain Kirk in the Star Trek franchise and he has also written a series of science fiction novels.
William Shatner was born on March 22, 1931, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the United States to Joseph Shatner and Anne Garmaise. He grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from McGill University. With a significant acting credit name, he is one of the most prominent and talented actors of all time. He is married to Elizabeth Anderson Martin and the couple is parents to William's three daughters from his first marriage.
Net Worth and Sources of Income
As specified previously, the net worth of William Shatner is estimated to be $100 million which he has mostly accumulated from his career as an actor and movie producer. He has made his appearance in many TV series and movies throughout his career. According to Celebrity Net Worth, he used to make $150,000 per episode.
William Shatner is widely recognized for having played the role of Captain Kirk in the Star Trek Franchise. Now, taking into account the total box office collection of $2.5 billion of the franchise, the immense net worth of William Shatner starts making sense.
Some of his noteworthy movies and TV shows include eponymous veteran police in T. J. Hooker, an episode of which was written by his daughter, Lisabeth Shatner, The Practice, Better Late than Never and Boston Legal.
Furthermore, he has also written several Star Trek novels, including The Ashes of Eden, The Return and Avenger. He also co-founded the comic-book company called Shatner Singularity, whose titles include some amazing graphic novels like Stan Lee's 'God Woke.'
Furthermore, William has appeared in countless advertisements for many companies and products which probably earned him a gigantic fortune. He worked as the commercial pitchman for Priceline.com and people have claimed that Shatner earned a gross $600 million from the stocks. However, he vehemently denied it during an interview with Howard Stern saying it was utterly stupid and exaggerated.
Shatner began his musical career by releasing his 1968 album The Transformed Man. Besides, in August 2018, Shatner released Why Not Me which was his first country music album and his fifth album overall. His music is highly appreciated and popular too. Hence we can safely say that he must have gathered a significant income from his musical career too.
Social Media and Lifestyle
William Shatner has a twitter with 2.52 million followers. He lives quite a luxurious life but doesn't like to flaunt it. William is the owner of a 360-acre farm near Versailles, Kentucky, named Belle Reve Farm. He is married to Elizabeth Anderson Martin who is 71 years of age and the couple is parents to three daughters.
The modest, talented, philanthropic and dedicated actor is indeed a down to earth man and is an inspiration to many around the world.