David Keith McCallum Jr. is a Glasgow, Scotland-born actor and musician, still probably best remembered for his role as Illya Kuryakin in the television series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E”. Born on 19 September 1933, the artist hails from Scottish descent. A well-known actor who has managed to become prominent on television for more than 60 years, David has been active as an actor since 1947.
One of the few actors who has managed to strengthen his prominence on television even after more than half a decade, one may wonder how rich is David McCallum at the present? As of early 2016, David counts his net worth at an amount of $10 million. Needless to say, David’s continuous involvement in the entertainment sector as both an actor and a singer has been paying him significantly to make him a multi-millionaire artist.
David McCallum Net Worth $10 Million
Raised in Glasgow and London, McCallum attended University College School where he was offered a scholarship. When he was a teenager, David used to voice act for BBC and was also involved in amateur drama. After leaving school, he went served in the Royal West African Frontier Force. Later, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and followed it with a full time career as an actor, debuting in the movie “Whom The Gods Love”, and then in “Die Young”. At this point of his career, his net worth began to rise and David started gaining fame as an actor.
Following his breakthrough performance in the television series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E”(1964-68), David appeared in several television series including “Please Don’t Eat The Daisies”, “Hauser’s Memory”, “Colditz”, “Mother Love”, “Trainer”, “NCIS” and “The Replacements”, just a few from the 70 TV productions in total. Along with these, he also provided voice for two video games “NCIS Video Game” and “Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls”. Obviously, all of these projects have played very important roles in adding to David’s riches over the years.
Along with television, McCallum has also shown prominence in Hollywood, appearing in movies like “The Long And The Short And The Tall” in 1961, “A Night To Remember”, “The Spy With My Face”, “The Ravine”, “She Wants”, “The Wind”, “The Haunting In Morella” and “ The Great Escape”(1963) and many others. More recently, he performed in direct-to-video films like “Son Of Batman”, “Wonder Woman”, “Batman Vs. Robin” and others in total almost 50. All of these movies have all helped David in increasing his net worth over his career of almost 60 years.
David also released four totally music albums during the ’60s, displaying his instrumental ability and no doubt adding at least a little to his net worth.
Talking about his personal life, David McCallum has been married to his second wife Katherine Carpenter since 1967, and the couple has two children. Previously, McCallum was married to actress Jill Ireland(1957-67) and they had three children together. Also interested in singing.
For now, 82 years old actor and singer David McCallum enjoys his life as one of the most popular and prominent television and Hollywood personality. On top of that, his present net worth of $10 million caters to his daily life in every possible way.
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