Known as a versatile actor his time, Leonard Nimoy was also active in film direction and singing. He has appeared in many movies and is best known for appearing in the ‘Star Trek’ films. He is also a songwriter and author. He has received several awards in his career and has also appeared in theatre plays. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Leonard Nimoy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Ukrainian immigrants and were Jewish. His parents were Max and Dora and he also had a brother named Melvin. To support his family, Leonard used to do a variety of odd jobs during his childhood. At 13, he had his bar mitzvah.
After completing his high school, he went to Boston College and took drama. In 2014, he was diagnosed with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). In 2015, he fell into the coma and on 27 February 2015, he died after having complications. He was 83 years old at the time of his death. His funeral service was attended by several people including Chris Pine, J. J. Abrams, and Zachary Quinto.
In 1954, Leonard Nimoy got married to Sandi Nimoy (Sandra Zoberblatt). The couple had two children named Julie and Adam Nimoy. They remained together till 1987. In 1989, he again got married to Susan Bay Nimoy. The couple remained together until his death in 2015. He is a vegetarian and also had a stepson named Aaron Bay Schuck.
Career, Award & Nominations
Leonard Nimoy was enlisted in the U. S. Army Reserve in 1953. He was discharged in 1955 as a sergeant. In 1951, he was seen in the movie, ‘Queen for a Day’. The following year, the actor was seen in ‘Kid Monk Baroni’. His other films were ‘The Brian Eaters’, ‘The Balcony’, ‘Catlow’, and ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’. In 1979. The actor appeared as Spock in ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’. This earned him a nomination for the Saturn Award.
After appearing in several other Star Trek franchise, he was then seen in ‘The Transformers: The Movie’ in 1986. He has also voiced in many movies like ‘Land of the Lost’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists’, ‘Zambezia’, ‘Hava Nagila: The Movie’, and ‘For the Love of Spock’. On the musical front, Nimoy has released albums like ‘The Way I Feel’, ‘Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy’, ‘The New World of Leonard Nimoy’ and ‘The Touch of Leonard Nimoy’.
In television, he was first seen in an episode of ‘Dragnet’ in 1954. After appearing in many TV series, ‘he was then seen in ‘Sea Hunt’ in 1958. From 1966 to 1969, he was seen in ‘Star Trek’. This fetched him three nominations for the Primetime Emmys. He has also appeared in ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘In Search Of…’, ‘Ancient Mysteries’, and ‘The Simpsons’. From 2009 to 2012, the actor was seen in ‘Fringe’. The role made him win the Saturn Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Consider reviewing the net worth of a man who has done a number of endeavours in his career? In the course of his career, he has directed and produced films and has also acted in many films and TV series. He has also written a book and has penned many poetries. He made a net a worth of $55 million from his illustrious career. Not just that, he was also active in photography and has released albums. He has appeared in music videos and also voiced in video games.
Leonard Nimoy may not be alive, but continue to remember him particularly as “Spock” from the Star Trek franchise. He has given us many memorable movie roles and has also done many other endeavours.