Sonny Barger is a popular American author and a renowned actor as well. He is very popular following being one of the founders of the chapter of the Hells Angel Motorcycle Club which is situated in Oakland, California in the United States. In addition to this, he has been featured in many films contributing highly to his popularity. Here is a quick summary of the career, biography, and the net worth of Sonny Barger in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Sonny Barger was born on 8th October in the year 1938 with his actual birth name being Ralph Hubert Barger Jr. He was born to his parents known as Kathryn Carmella together with Robert Hubert Barger. He had a very challenging childhood through which he was raised by his father who was an alcoholic together with his elder sister. This was after they were abandoned by their mother while he was at the age of four years. As a result of this, Sonny Barger started working since his early childhood so as to earn a living.
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Career, Awards & Nominations
Sonny Barger commenced his professional career in the 1960s where he began the acting career. He was featured in a film known as Hell’s Angels on Wheels in the year 1967 after which he was then featured in another films known as Hell’s Angels in the year 1969. After this, he was also featured in another film known as Gimme Shelter in the year 1970 which was then followed by the Hell’s Angels Forever in the year 1983.
In his acting career he has been featured with other characters and celebrities such as Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Garcia, Willie Nelson, Scott Barnes among many other actors. In the year 2010 and the year 2012, he was also featured playing the character of Lenny “The Pimp” Janowitz as well as being featured in the Dead in 5 Heartbeats in the year 2012.
In addition to his professional career, Sonny Barger is also an author who has written several books. Some of his books include Hell’s Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger which he released in the year 2000. This was followed by the Dead in 5 Heartbeats in 2004 among many other books. Sonny Barger has not yet received any awards despite being in his professional career for a long period of time. However, he has had major achievements on his books together with the films he has been featured in.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sonny Barger has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has made this net worth from the earnings he has had from his professional career. He has had much of his fortunate earnings from being an author as well as being an actor which have been his main source of earnings.
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