Robert Fuller is a retired actor and a horse rancher of the American origin. He is famously known from back in the 60s and 70s when he starred in films like Emergency, Laramie, and the Wagon Train. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Robert Fuller in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Robert Fuller’s real names are Leonard Leroy and are nicknamed ‘Buddy’ Lee. He was born on 29th July 1933 in Troy, New York City. He was the only child of a Naval Academy officer Robert Simpson and a dance instructor Betty Simpson.
The family moved to Florida when Robert was six years old. He attended Miami Military School and later joined Key West High School. In 1948 when he was just 14, he dropped out of school because he disliked school and was performing very poorly.
He later traveled to California where he got a job as a stunt. At the age of 18, he was working at a Chinese Theatre where he had started as a doorman all the way up to the assistant manager. He later joined a screen actors guild and fully focused on his acting career.
Robert married Patricia Lee Lyon on December 20, 1962. They were blessed with three children namely; Christine, Patricia and Robert Fuller Jr. The couple broke up and divorced in 1984. Robert then started dating actress Jennifer Savidge, and the two tied the knot on May 19, 2001. The couple is up to today living happily together. Fuller and his wife relocated to North Texas in 2004 where they own a ranch and raises horses.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Fuller started in 1952 in the film ‘Above and Beyond’ where he had a small role. This led to other many minor roles in other films like ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondies’ and ‘I Love Melvin. He put a halt on his career for military duties in Korea up to 1955.
After he got back from Korea, he attended acting classes at a neighborhood playhouse in New York. His first major film role came in 1957 when he starred in ‘Teenage Thunder’ and he later the same year starred in ‘The Brains from Planet Arous’.
After that, he featured and starred in several films. He also ventured into music with the Los Nomadas Band. Most of his music is in German.
Following his success, he won the Best Actor Award in 1961 in Japan. He also won the Silver Star Award, Golden Boot Award, Outstanding Service Award among others. In 2006, he was honored with a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth and Earnings
The net worth of this retired actor is estimated to be $6 Million. His acting career is the primary source of his wealth. He has appeared on several films and television series, and he got paid well. Although he is retired, his efforts in his active years bore good fruits.
Robert Fuller is among the most successful award-winning actors we know. The fact that he was a school drop-out did not deter him from being successful. His hard work bore fruits that he enjoys even today. He made a fortune in his hay days, and now he peacefully enjoys the fruits of his labor.