American by birth, John Walsh is an American TV star, criminal investigator. He is widely known as a host of the “America’s Most Wanted”. He actively participates in the campaigns which aim to protect the lives of small children and his life story is truly inspiring. Let’s have a close look at the net worth of the John Walsh in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
John Walsh was born on 26 December 1945 in New York, United States. John completed his graduation from University at Buffalo. Not much is known about the information about his parents.
John Walsh got engaged with Reve Drew in 1971. This newlywed couple moved to the South Florida where John started his hotel business. Their elder child, Adam was murdered in 1981. John and his wife along with the Adam went to the Bahamas for vacation. Reve and Adam had gone to the mall. Due to some work, Reve had to leave Adam at that toy store in the mall. After some minutes, Reve returned to a toy store to pick up Adam, but she found that Adam was not present there. After 16 days, Adam’s head was found in a drainage canal.
After the death of Adam, John and Reve had three children: Meghan, Hayden, and Callahan. Meghan is a professional designer as well as a singer and currently living in Vero Beach. Callahan and Hayden had sometimes been seen with their father in TV shows like “America’s Most Wanted”.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1983, NBC released a film, “Adam” which is totally based on the death of the Adam. In this film, Daniel Travanti and JoBeth Williams played the role of John and Reve Walsh. After a few months, its sequel, “Adam: His Song Continues” was also released. In 1988, John started his show “America’s Most Wanted” on Fox channel. This was the longest-running program in the history of the Fox channel where it was on TVs for not 2 or 3 seasons but for almost 25 seasons. Unfortunately, this show was cancelled by the Fox channel in 2011. Later, it was started running on the Lifetime. Again, Lifetime officially announced to cancel this show in 2013.
In 2002, John started his other talk show, “The John Walsh Show” but he found it difficult to manage both the talk shows. So, he decided to leave “The John Walsh Show”.
He is currently running “The Hunt with John Walsh”. This show is quite similar to that of “The John Walsh Show” and was started on 13 July 2014 on the CNN channel. John is also elected as the spokesperson of the “Justice Network”.
John Walsh starred in films such as: “Tears of Rage”, “Safety Patrol”, “Public Enemies”, “No Mercy” and “Wrongfully Accused”.
John was honoured with “Operation Kids 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2008.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Curious to know the net worth of this brilliant investigator? The net worth of the John Walsh is around $25 million. His main sourced of income are his shows that he hosts. He is also the co-founder of the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children.
After the death of his son, John dedicated most of his time to help organizations that are protecting children. Though he received many setbacks in his personal life, he had taken the right decisions in tough situations and strived hard to gain a name as well as fame.