David Cassidy was a famous American star in Hollywood for over 40 years. Until his death, David Cassidy was a successful actor, guitarist, singer, and songwriter. David Cassidy was also known as a solo vocalist and a pop-rock star on stage. Continue reading to find the net worth of David Cassidy as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
David Cassidy’s full name was David Bruce Cassidy when he was born on 12th April 1950 in New York City, the USA. His father, Jack Cassidy, was a famous actor and singer. His mother, Evelyn Ward, was a famous actor and dancer. His ethnicity included German, Irish and Swiss.
David was only 6 when he discovered that his parents were secretly divorced in 1954. His grandparents raised David in West Orange, New Jersey, since both his parents toured for entertaining. David’s maternal ancestors had established Newark, New Jersey. After Jack Cassidy remarried, David moved in to live with him in Beverly Hills. David left his father’s home after prospering as an actor and musician.
David Cassidy has three half-brothers namely, Patrick, Ryan and Shaun Cassidy. David married thrice and had a relationship with Sherry Williams, a well-known fashion model. T one point, David was married to Sue Shifrin but, that also ended in divorce. His two children are Kate and Beau Devin.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1969, David Cassidy commenced his singing and acting career in the Broadway musical, ‘The Fig Leaves as Falling.’ The show was on only four times when casting director for screen testing noted David Cassidy’s performance. In 1969, David Cassidy moved to Los Angeles.
Around 1970, David Cassidy played Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge (played by David’s stepmother, Shirley Jones since 1956). Bernard Slade made this fictional family series called ‘Partridge Family’ and produced by Paul Junger Witt and Bob Claver. The series continued on television for many seasons. He appeared in other TV series including Adam-12, Bonanza, Iron Side, and others. David Cassidy appeared in lead vocals namely ‘I Think I Love You.’
As a solo artist for many years, David Cassidy released super hit albums. During his tour at White City Stadium, London, one teenage girl died in a stampede (May 26, 1970). Apparently, around the mid-1970s, his fans moved on. In 1990, David Cassidy released ‘Lyin’ to Myself’ on the Enigma Records. He was listed as one of America’s top 40 single artists. David Cassidy’ fans returned in full swing during his EFX show in 1996. David Cassidy released super hit albums like Old Trick New Dog (1998) with his famous song – ‘No Bridge I Wouldn’t Cross.’ In 2007, David Cassidy shared published his autography called ‘Could It Be Forever? My Story’.
David Cassidy was nominated for the Emmy award for performing in ‘A chance to live.’ As one of the contenders on ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ David Cassidy became a hit in Great Britain. David Cassidy’s album called ‘Then and Now’ was recognized internationally as Platinum and made it to top 5 of the charts of UK album (1974). In 2018, David Cassidy, Don Rickles, Della Reese and Bill Paxton won Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) posthumously.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of David Cassidy was $500 thousand at the time of his death.
David owned five cars worth $1 Million. Some of his best luxurious cars include Mercedes S-Class and an Alfa Romeo. David owned three houses worth $6 Million. One of his residents was at Saratoga Springs, New York.
David Cassidy died on 21st November 2017. He was famous for his acting as well as singing and has inspired many young and aspiring actors and singers. Not only that he was an excellent actor but a great human being as well who has made a place in the hearts of people.