Lee Majors is one of the conscientious and devoted actors who rose to prominence following his portrayal of Heath Barkley in the hit TV series The Big Valley. Similarly, the actor landed his critically acclaimed roles in The Six Million Dollar Man (1973–1978) and The Fall Guy (1981–1986).
In 2019, Majors played in Thunderbirds Are Go and Magnum P.I. Along with a decade long career, Lee also has collected considerable fortune.
Lee Majors’ Net Worth, Earnings, And Salary
As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, Lee Majors owns $15 million net worth in 2020. He was paid $50,000 per episode for his role in the TV series The Six Million Dollar Man from 1973-1978.
Prior to his work in TV, Majors also has worked in dozens of successful movies. Some of them are listed below,
|Movie||Budget||Box Office||Cast Members|
|Scrooged (1988)||$32 million||$60.3 million||Bill Murray, Karen Allen, and John Forsythe|
|Big Fat Liar (2002)||$15 million||$53 million||Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, and Amanda Bynes|
|Do You Believe? (2015)||$2.3 million||$14.4 million||Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, and Alexa PenaVega|
The average salary of an actor is over $53,000 a year.
Sold Mailbu House For $4 Million
In late-1991, Lee Majors sold the house nestled in Malibu, California, for $4 million. He first listed the oceanfront home for $4.95 million. Sources suggest that the actor bought the property in 1986.
Built in 1975, the house has approximately 3,000 square feet of living space, which includes five bedrooms and four full bathrooms. It is now rented for $72,500 a month.
Adopted By Relatives Following His Parents Tragic Death
Lee Majors was born on 23rd April 1939, in Wyandotte, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit to Carl Yeary and Alice Yeary. When he a toddler, his mother was killed in a motor accident, and his father died in a steel mill accident. He later raised by his uncle and aunt.
Majors attended Middlesboro High School and graduated from there in 1957. The gifted earned a football scholarship to Indiana University, before transferring to Eastern Kentucky State College (now called Eastern Kentucky University). There, he earned a degree in physical education in 1962.
Married For Four Times
Lee Majors first married Thelma Kathleen Robinson from 1961 to 65. The couple has a son named Lee Majors II, born on 8th April 1962.
Lee later tied the knot with his second wife, Farrah Fawcett, a late actress and model on July 28, 1973. The couple, however, separated in 1979, and their divorce was finalized on 16th Feb 1982.
For the third time, the actor exchanged the vows with Karen Velez, a model (Playboy Playmate) in 1988. The couple also has three children, a daughter Nikki Majors and twin sons Dane Majors and Trey Majors. Their relationship also ended in divorce in Sep 1994.
As of now, Majors is leading happy conjugal life with his fourth wife, Faith Majors. The two married on 9th November 2002.