Facts of Ted Danson
|Full Name||Edward Bridge Danson III|
|Last Name||Danson III|
|Birth Name||Edward Bridge Danson III|
|Other Name||Ted Danson|
|Birth City||San Diego, California|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Edward Bridge Danson, Jr.|
|Mother Name||Jessica MacMaster|
|Relation With||Randy Danson, Cassandra Coates|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Primetime Emmy Award|
|Sibilings||Jan Ann Haury|
|Filmography||Crime Scene Investigation (2011- 2015),The Good Place (2016- Present)|
|Education||Kent School, Carnegie Mellon University|
|Date of Birth||December 29,1947|
|Married Date||October 7,1995|
How Much Net Worth Does Ted Danson Have?
The 2-time Primetime Emmy Award winner Ted Danson made his career breakthrough as Sam Malone in the NBC sitcom Cheers (1982- 1993). Furthermore, the American actor made notable TV appearances in Ink (1996- 1997), Becker (1998- 2004) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2011- 2015).
With his career prominence as an actor & producer of over 4 decades, the American acting veteran enjoys the net worth of $80 million as of September 2019.
Having appeared in movies like Three Men and a Baby (1987), Getting Even with Dad (1994) and Saving Private Ryan (1998), the Golden Globe Award winner currently plays in the fantasy TV series The Good Place (2016- Present).
Movies & TV Shows: Fortune Growth & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ted Danson has an estimated $80 million net worth as of September 2019. Back in 2017/2018, the Primetime Emmy Award winner owned a fortune of $60 million as per The Richest.
Turned professional since 1975, the actor's career turning point came after he was cast as Sam Malone in the NBC sitcom Cheers in 1982 through 1993 alongside the casts like Woody Harrelson and Rhea Perlman.
Ever since, Danson has worked in numerous TV shows & movies, totaling 95 acting credits.
Ted made his acting debut through the TV series Somerset (1975- 1976), followed by his appearance in TV commercials & later worked in The Doctors (1977- 1982).
Furthermore, the California-born Hollywood actor has worked in many TV series: Ink (1996- 1997), Becker (1998- 2004), Help Me Help You (2006- 2007), Damages (2007- 2010), Bored to Death (2009- 2011).
Another major TV appearance of Ted Danson is CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2014- 2015) alongside Wallace Langham, it earned him a whopping salary of $250,000 per episode.
Movies & Box Office Collection
Moreover, the American actor has worked in numerous movies, among which the commercially successful include: Three Men and a Baby (1987), Three Men and a Little Lady (1990), Made in America (1993) alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Saving Private Ryan (1998) featuring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon.
Most recently, Ted Danson appeared in the 2018 comedy-drama music film Hearts Beat Loud.
Movie box office collection:
|Three Men and a Baby (1987)||$11 million||$167.8 million|
|Three Men and a Little Lady (1990)||-||$71.6 million|
|Saving Private Ryan (1998)||$70 million||$482.3 million|
|Made in America (1993)||$22 million||$104 million|
Career Update: How Much Salary Ted Danson Earns?
Meanwhile, the Cheers actor portrays the lead cast Michael in the fantasy drama series The Good Place (2016- Present) alongside Kristen Bell and in comedy TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000- Present).
Without a doubt, the veteran TV actor with over 4 decades of professionalism earns a hefty sum with his on-going TV series venture.
As for a fact, while working in Cheers, he earned the salary of $450,000 per episode; had appeared in 275 episodes & won Golden Globe Award.
Moreover, Danson's salary in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was $250,000 per episode, that totals a collective $21 million through 84 episodes.
Did You Know? He took a whopping $4 million for 1994 movie Getting Even with Dad, though the production turned loss, it grossed only $18.86 million while the budget was $30 million.
What Was His Salary For "A Good Place?"
As the cast member of A Good Place, Ted received a salary of $250,000 per episode, which is considered to be a lot higher than the other cast members of the show.
Any Endorsements Deals Currently?
Meanwhile, it seems the Cheers and CSI star does not have any personal endorsements.
Well, Ted has worked in commercials notably for Aramis, and later featured for the vodka brand Smirnoff advertisements featuring Jenna Fischer, Jonathan Van Ness, and Laverne Cox.
An active user of Instagram & Twitter, Danson, as of September 2019, has over 393K followers & 115K followers respectively.
Donations & Charity Works
Famed for his commitment to environmental concerns, Ted Danson is the contributing founder of American Oceans Campaigns- in 2001, it merged with a non-profit devoted to marine Ocena & currently, is its board member.
A supporter of Democratic party & friend of former US president Bill Clinton, Danson reportedly donated over $85,000 for campaigns of Democratic candidates.
Well, he has associations with many non-profit organizations like Aid Still Required, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Malaria No More and Young Storytellers Foundation.
Real Estates: Where Does Ted Danson Live & His Lifestyle?
Currently, Ted Danson lives in Los Angeles, California with his third wife Mary Steenburgen. The duo owns numerous real estates across the United States, primarily in Los Angeles.
In January 2018, Danson and Mary bought a 1922 Craftsman-style house in Santa Monica, California, spread on 3,900-sq. ft. for a reported $5.15 million.
The house features 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms along with the vaulted exposed wood ceiling.
Moreover, Danson also owns another next door property in the Santa Monica area, bought in 2014 for a reported $3.47 million.
The residence sits on 2,700 sq. ft. and boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms along with a 2-bedroom & 2-bathroom guest house.
Other houses of Ted Danson includes:
- Modest pied-a-terre, 2 residential areas in New York- One bought in 1994 for $940,000 and another in May 2002 for $3.85 million
- A downtown house in Nashville, Tennessee- Purchased in 2012 for $750,000
- Residence in Los Angeles, California- A 3,316 sq. ft. house featuring 5 bedrooms & 3.5 bathrooms worth $750,000
Formerly, Ted owned a 9.49-acre asset with 4-bedroom and 4-bathroom in Ojai, California.
Danson along with his third wife Steenburgen had bought it in 2005 for $4.5 million & later sold in June 2019 for $8.5 million, after a price-slice from the 2018's listing price of $11.5 million.
Well, all his residence are well-facilitate with modern necessities.
His Car Collection
Apart from real estates, The Good Place actor owns a collection of luxurious rides, including cars like:
- Jaguar F-Type- Base price of $61,600
- Lexus GS- Staring price of $52,600
- Porsche 911- Features Flat 6 cylinder & gas engine
- Lexus R11- Starts at $43,570
- Mercedes Benz S Class
- Range Rover
Indeed, with ownership of humongous fortune & assets, the American actor does live a lavish lifestyle, spending huge sum on luxury, travels & accommodation.
Moreover, the expenses on tax payments including property & income tax come up with a huge bill.
Well, the average property tax in Los Angeles in 0.793% while the income tax levied is 9.3%.
Ted Danson's Married Life, Spouse, Children, Age, Height & Family
Born on December 29, 1947, in San Diego, California, the USA, Ted Danson's birth name is Edward Bridge Danson III.
His father Edward Bridge Danson, Jr. (March 22, 1916- November 30, 2000) was an archaeologist and mother Jessica MacMaster (November 2, 1916- January 11, 2006) was a homemaker.
Danson grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona alongside elder sister Jan Ann Haury and attended Kent School. Later, he went to Stanford University but transferred to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh & in 1972, graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.
Ted Danson holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (hails from English and Scottish descent).
How Old Is Ted Danson Now? His Height?
As of September 2019, Danson's age is 71 and has a height of 6 ft. 2.5 inches (189 cm).
Married Thrice: Currently Lives With Third Wife
The American married actor has been 3 times in his life, but divorced with two; has 4 children, among them only one is his biological child.
Meanwhile, Ted enjoys a blissful marital relationship with his third wife Mary Steenburgen.
The duo met while working in the set of the movie Pontiac Moon (1993) and later married on October 7, 1995.
Ted became step-father to Mary's children Lilly and Charlie from her previous marriage to actor Malcolm McDowell.
Divorce With Second Wife Cost Him $30 Million
Ted Danson was first married to Randy Danson from August 1970 to 1977. Later, he exchanged vows with second wife (now ex) Cassandra Coates.
Danson and Coates remained as husband-wife for 6 years from July 30, 1977, to June 3, 1993.
They welcomed daughter Kate on December 24, 1979, and later adopted second daughter, Alexis.
As a for a fact, his extra-marital affair with actress Whoopi Goldberg turned out to be the reason for the Danson-Coates divorce.
Reportedly, Ted paid $2 million per year as divorce settlement to Cassandra, it totaled $30 million (which is $50 million on adjusted inflation).
And on the other side, Danson & Goldberg broke up on November 5, 1993, after a year & 7 months of dating; eventually, the actor found love with his third wife Mary.