William Shatner is a famous Canadian actor, and a very well-known novelist, as well as a spokesperson. Shatner’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million as of 2014.
Speaking about Shatner’s early life, he was born on the 22th of March in 1931 in Cote-Saint-Luc, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. William is a graduate of three schools that he attended while still in Quebec. Those are the West Hill High School, Baron Byng High School and Willingdon Elementary School all of which are in Notre-Dame-de-Grace. He has a degree in commerce which he obtained at the well-known McGill University. His University even awarded him an honorary Doctorate.
William Shatner Net Worth $100 Million
The star’s first role was in a show called The Canadian Howdy Doody Show. He then went on to debut in the movie called The Butler’s Night Off, but his first truly successful feature role was when he was cast in the movie The Brothers Karamazov. The same year he appeared in a TV production called The Christmas Tree. Before launching his big movie career in such productions as Star Trek William Shatner appeared in the infamous show called Nero Wolfe that was eventually cancelled.
Shatner kick-started his movie career when he was cast in the role of Captain Kirk in the series Star Trek. However, this is not the only way this famous actor and writer is involved in science fiction arena, as he has also written a short series of novels Tek War, that were also adapted for TV. He also starred in such shows as Boston Legal, The Practice in which he was cast as an attorney and the one that was highly praised by critics called T. J. Hooker. For his work on both of the former shows Shatner has received his three awards, one of them being Golden Globe and the other two being Emmy. It is estimated that William Shatner makes over $100,000 per episode of the show he stars in. He then went on to star in the series called Rescue 911 for which he was nominated and won the People’s Choice Award in the category of the Favorite New TV Dramatic Series. He is currently a star in the show called $#*! My Dad Says which airs on CBS.
Speaking about personal life, William has been married four times: the first one was to Gloria Rabinowitz Rand. Together they have three daughters: Melanie, Lisabeth, Leslie. Shatner then married Kathy McNeil with whom he has a son named Peter. Then Shatner married Marcy Lafferty and their marriage lasted for more than two decades, until Shatner reportedly left his wife. His next marriage was to Nerine Kidd Shatner and it lasted until her death. Shatner has written a book in which he talks about his last wife.
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