Max Baer Jr. is known for playing Jethro Bodine on a film ‘The Beverly Hillbillies.’ Apart from acting, he is also a director, screenwriter, and a producer. Immediately after the death of Donna Douglas in the year 2015, he became the only surviving member of the show main cast. His acting career has a span if thirty years as it started in 1960 to 1991. Keep reading to learn about the net worth of Max Baer Jr. in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Maximilian Adalbert Baer Jr. was born in 1937 on December 4th in Oakland, California to Max Baer who was a boxing champion and Mary Ellen Sullivan. His father had Jewish, Scots-Irish and German Descent. Max has a sister, Maude Baer and a brother James Manny Baer who died in 2009.
His uncle, Buddy Baer, was an actor and a boxer. Max schooled at Christina Brothers High School which is in Sacramento. Here, he was very active in games especially when it came to Golf. After completing high school, he proceeded to join Santa Clara University where he graduated with a degree in business administration and a minor in philosophy.
Till the time of his death, he was very close to his friend Ebsen who died in 2003 on July 6th from pneumonia. Just before Ebsen died, together with Donna Douglas, they had paid a visit to Ebsen while in Hospital. Max married Joanne Hill in 1966, and after five years of marriage, they got divorced in 1971. He has dated several ladies including Victoria Principal, Misty Regan, Christy Canyon and Kathy Kresh.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Many people have been wondering when his career in films began? Max began his career in 19, and it was the time when he featured in his first film. Despite this, he turned professional in 1960, and he appeared in several shows such as 77 Sunset Strip, Cheyenne, and Maverick. After two years, he was part of a television series ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ where he appeared as Jethro Bodine. The show gave him huge popularity and won a TV Land Award. His excellent execution of the role saw him get to land various roles in more movies.
Net Worth & Earnings
Many people have been wondering the exact net worth of Max since he started his career at a very young age. He has a net worth that is estimated to be over $65 million and has worked with various film producers. In addition to being an actor, he is a producer and a screenwriter. All this has helped to increase his net worth.
Max has demonstrated that with hard work and ambition, one can achieve what they want. He set the target of rising to become an actor at a very young age. With hard work and dedication, he has achieved a large chunk of the goals that he has set. He continues to demonstrate why he is among the best in the industry that has a lot of talents.