Alan Thicke was a Canadian Actor, Comedian, game and talk show host, and songwriter. He has got his name inducted in Canada’s Walk of Fame. He left this world on 13th December in the year 2016 in Province Saint Medical Center in Burbank, California, United States. He became famous with his acting and did various roles in remarkable movies. If you want to know more about biography, career and net worth of Alan Thicke in 2020, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 1st March in the year 1947 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. He was the son of Shirley Isobel Marie who was a nurse and William Jeffery who was a stockbroker. His parents got divorced in the year 1953. His mother got married to Brian Thicke who was a physician, and then they moved to Elliot Lake. He completed his graduation from Elliot Lake Secondary School in the year 1965. He was also elected homecoming king, and then he went to attend to University of Western Ontario.
He has married three times and he got married to Gloria Loring who was an actress but their marriage lasted from the year 1970 to 1984. They had two sons named Brennan and Robin. After separating with his first wife, he started dating actress Kristy Swanson who was seventeen years old in the year 1986. They got engaged after two years but then separated without getting married. He married to Miss World 1990, Gina Tolleson on 13th August in the year 1994. Both of them had a son named Carter William Thicke.
Their divorce got finalized on 29th September in the year 1999. He met Tanya Callau in Miami in the same year where she was a model and he was a celebrity host. They remain married until the death of Alan Thicke. He died when he was playing ice hockey with his son Carter in Burbank, California. He died at the age of sixty-nine and on 19th December 2016, many people united at Thicke’s funeral. He was buried at the Santa Barbara Cemetery in Santa Barbara in California. He has also written books in the year 1999 and the year 2006.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Alan Thicke started his career with game show hosting in the 1970s and then in the year 1997, he hosted TV version of board game Pictionary. He has also hosted talk shows because of which he gained popularity. He has been the spokesman of the Canadian division of Woolco department stores up to the year 1994. In the year 2014, he started appearing in ad spots for Optima Tax Relief.
He has been nominated for Golden Globe Awards, Daytime Emmy award for his performance as an actor. He got inducted into Canada Walk of Fame in the year 2013. He also got into Brampton Arts Walk of Fame in the year 2015. He has also won Canadian Icon Award in the year 2016.
Net Worth & Earnings
Alan Thicke had a net worth of around $40 million and he had earned this amount of money by working in his jobs with full dedication. He was well known for his acting and one of the best actors of his time which have made him win a lot of awards.
He lived a great life and he was such an awesome person that even when he died he joked to his son for taking a photo when he was being taken on the stretcher. He had got his name into Brampton Arts Walk of Fame and he had won many other awards also as he has been one of the finest actors of his time.