Robert Blake is a famous American Actor who has played roles in the movies Cold Blood, and he has also worked in the TV series, Baretta with which he gained fame. He started playing as an actor when he was just a child in the TV series. He has got one of the longest histories in Hollywood. He also joined the army for some time, but later on, he returned to Movies and TV world. He was also acquitted for his second wife’s murder. To check out the net worth of Robert Blake in 2018, you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 18th September in the year 1933 in Nutley in New Jersey. He is the son of Giacomo Gubitosi and Elizabeth Cafone. In the year 1930, his father used to work as a die setter for a can manufacturing company. His family shifted to Los Angeles in the year 1938 where their children started working as movie extras.
He hadn’t very nice childhood because he was allegedly abused by his father and when he got into school, he used to fights, and he was bullied a lot because of which he had to face expulsion. He was both mentally and physically abused by his parents while he was growing up and then at the age of 14, he ran away from his home.
He got married to Sondra Kerr in the year 1961, and she was an actress. Both of them divorced in the year 1983 and he had two children from his first marriage. Both of them got married on 19th November in the year 2000 because DNA tests proved that he was the father of Rosie. It was his second marriage and Bakley’s tenth marriage. In the year 2002, he was arrested for her murder but later on got bail for it because there was no hard evidence.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1950, Blake got into Army but later on, he again got into acting life and became a Hollywood actor, and he used to play dramatic roles in television. In the year 1960, his movie, The Purple Gang was released, and then many of his films were released because of which he gained fame as a famous Hollywood actor.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Robert Blake is around $2 million which he has earned by working as an actor, film producer, screenwriter and TV producer also. He has also won Emmy awards for this role of the character Tony Baretta. From the year 1939 to the year 1944, he has appeared in forty installments of Our Gangs.
In the year 1999, he met Bonnie Lee, and she also used to date Christian Brando when she was in a relationship with Blake. She got pregnant, and she told both of them that it was their kid. Later on, she said it is a child of Brando, but Blake insisted her to take a DNA test and then they got married. He is an actor who became a millionaire and also got into many controversies.