For those people who are a fan of film and movie series, Rick Moranis is a familiar name to them. Rick is a famous Canadian actor. He also specializes in production, song and screenwriting, comedy and music. Rick has appeared in many television shows and films and has also released many comedy albums. Let us keep reading to find out how much net worth of Rick Moranis is in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Rick Moranis, also known as Fredrick Allan was born on 18th April 1953 in Toronto Ontario Canada. When in his elementary school he had a close friend known as Geddy Lee who is now a frontman of Rock Band Rush. Rick joined Sir Sanford Fleming for his secondary school education.
Rick was interested in comedy ever since he was young and this might explain better why he was nicknamed ‘Rick Allan’ during his childhood.
Rick fell in love with Ann Belsky who was a costume designer. In 1986 they tied knots and begun their journey in marriage. The duo was blessed with two children named Mitchell and Rachel. However, after spending a few years enjoying their family life, it was unfortunate that Ann tested positive for breast cancer.
In February 1991, Ann gave up her battle with breast cancer when she was only thirty-seven years old. His wife’s death was a big blow to Rick and ever since her death; Rick slowly left the public domain and concentrated more on bringing up his children as a single father.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Rick started his career by being employed as a disk jockey. In the seventies, he worked as a DJ with three different radio stations in Canada. It was in 1976 that Rick made his first television appearance. In the ‘Second City Television show,’ he took different characters and also was involved in the production.
He hosted episodes of Saturday Night Live on ‘Second City Television. In 2009 he became the host and co-producer of TV show Bob and Doug. From then, Rick’s career took a different turn and concentrated more on acting and as a result, he has appeared in different movie productions. His first film was known as ‘Strange Film’ which was produced in 1993. He has continued to provide other movies and lent his voice in other films and at the same time, he has also done comedy productions.
Before walking out of the public domain, Rick received a number of nominations and awards some of which include: Grammy Awards in 2006 for the best comedy album. In 1982 he won Prime Emmy Award and America Comedy Award for parenthood in 1999. Other awards he has received are Gemini Award and Eagles Grey Award in the group of best actor.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Rick has made a lot of wealth from his career as a successful actor and a comedian. His comic comedy albums have done so well in the market hence increasing his earnings. Rick also earns as a co-writer and host of different films. Awards and nominations he has received have added to his net worth.
When all sources of his income are summed up, Rick Melanis net worth is estimated to be $11.5 million.
Rick Melanie is one of the most famous actors across the globe. His comedy productions are on high demand globally. When his wife succumbed to cancer, he quit acting and concentrated on bringing up his children. Rick gives back to the society through his charity work to help the less privileged. He teamed up with Davis Thomson to perform a benefit concert to the community.