Facts of Drake Hogestyn
How Much Is Drake Hogestyn’s Net Worth?
American actor Drake Hogestyn is considered as one of the prominent Soap Opera actors. Professional for over decades, Hogestyn is famed for his long running role as John Black in Day of Our Lives.
Well, with his career as an actor, Drake has garnered a massive fame and a whopping net worth of $2 million. Before his acting career prominence, Hogestyn was a baseball player until he got injured in 1978.
Get details on Drake's net worth, income source, earnings, lifestyle, and personal life.
Drake Hogestyn’s Net Worth: Details, Salary, Income Sources
Intially a baseballer, Drake, after his injury took up the path to acting through a talent search and was selected in the last 30 in the search where 75,000 people had participated.
Later, after making his debut in day time soap opera Day of Our Lives in 1986, it didn't take long for him to gather fame and fortune in his side.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Drake Hogestyn owns a net worth of around $2 million. The core source of his income in his acting career, while his former career as a basetballer also aided his earnings.
As the cast of famous show, Days of Our Lives, he earned a massive sum. He worked there from 1986 to 2007, before making his comeback in 2014 from haitus absence.
Currently, Drake Hogestyn appears in Days of Our Lives since 2014.
Well, a normal cast in soap opera earns around $1,500 to $3,000 per episode, however, this figure may be way more than $5,000 for seasoned veterans like Hogestyn.
He also used to play baseball for the Yankees until he got injured in 1978. It is the one of the most valuable baseball team in the world. The average salary for a player in a big team like the Yankees is around $3.4 million per year according to Chron.
The average salary for baseball players in the 1970s was way lower than this with players earning an average of $44,676 in 1975.
Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses
The actor is a millionaire and leads a rich lifestyle, this is reflected in his car collection which contains expensive cars like the 1988 Chevy Silverado which costs more than $20,000 for used models, and the price for a brand new 1988 Chevy Silverado is not available.
Similarly, his car collection is graced by the presence of a 2003 Dodge Viper which costs around $79,995. He also owns a 1961 Chevy Corvette which has a price around the $50,000 mark, however, well-maintained cars can be bought for around $109,900. Another muscle car in his collection can be bought for around $66,500.
Hogestyn also sold his house built in 2002 for around $4.995 million. The house is spread over 6,616-square-foot has five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms.
Charity, Tax & Insurance
He is a very high earner which means that he also has to pay higher tax rates. He has to pay income taxes along with property and sales taxes.
Drake Hogestyn may also be insured from theft, health issues, crime and other things however, the information regarding the exact plans and policies are not available in the media as well as tabloid sources.
He is also associate with many charitable organizations.
Endorsements And Advertisements
The DOOL (Days Of Our Lives) actor is a very marketable personality in the public eye, due to his beloved image in the public domain he is approached by various companies and brands on a regular basis. He endorses various brands and has appeared in many ad campaigns too.
Endorsement deals and commercials also make up a substantial amount of the actor’s income.
Drake Hogestyn's Personal Details: Age, Wife, Family, Hearing Aid & Accident
Drake Hogestyn was born Donald Drake Hogestyn on September 29, 1953, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Regarding his parents, he was born to mother Shug Hogestyn and father Bill Hogestyn.
He is white by ethnicity and is an American by nationality.
He studied and graduated from North Side High School and attended the University of South Florida.
As of May 2019, Hogestyn's age is 65 and has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches.
Hogestyn got married to his childhood sweetheart Victoria Post. The couple got married to Post on 31 December 1986. Their marriage has endured 32 long years as of May 2019 and has blessed the couple with 4 children.
The couple has 3 daughters: Whitney Hogestyn, Rachael Hogestyn, and Alexandra Hogestyn and a son Ben Hogestyn.
He faced a life threatening injury after going head first through a door on set of DOOL. He recovered well from the accident but require a hearing aid.