Facts of William Shatner
|Full Name||William Shatner|
|Birth Name||William Shatner|
|Father Name||Joseph Shatner|
|Mother Name||Ann Shatner|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||Golden Award,Emmy Award|
|Sibilings||Farla Shatner, Joy Shatner|
|Filmography||Star Trek,Showtime,Boston Legal|
|Education||McGill University Faculty of Management|
|Date of Birth||March 22,1931|
How Much is William Shatner's Net Worth in 2020?
William Shatner has a net worth of $100 million. Two times Emmy Award-winning actor, William Shatner is also an author, producer, director, and singer. He is well remembered for portraying the character of Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the Star Trek franchise.
He has also appeared in series like Boston Legal, Shatner's Raw Nerve, TekWar, and Better Late Than Never.
The receiver of the Order of Canada, the Canadian actor was worth $150 million back in 2019, which decreased by $50 million in 2020 dropping to $100 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. Below the article deals with William's current financial conditions, his salary, earnings and other sources of income.
William Shatner's Net Worth Sits at $100 Million- Earnings of Movies, Salary, and Ticket Sales
The Star Trek actor has accumulated a massive wealth of $100 million. He made most of his money from the salary he received from several movies and TV sitcoms that he has acted on.
He made his career debut with the role of a crook in the 1951 film The Butler's Night Off, After his career debut, Shatner appeared in a couple of TV series namely Space Command, Howdy Doody, and Playbill, etc.
He is best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the Star Trek franchise, starring.
His most notable roles can be found in films like Loaded Weapon 1, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Miss Congeniality, featuring Sandra Bullock, American Psycho 2, opposite to Mila Kunis, Showtime, featuring Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro, and DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, starring Ben Stiller and Jason Bateman, to name a few.
Salary from Movies and TV Shows
His salary in 1977 was $1.29 million from the film Kingdom of Spiders, which included $20,000 and also 7.5 % of the total earnings of the movie, which was $17 million.
He earned $150,000 thousand from every episode of the TV show $h*! My Dad Says, whereby his earnings for Season 1 was $2.7 million.
William Shatner made $5,000 for every episode of Star Trek (1966-1969).
Instagram And Endorsement Deals
The Star Trek actor is on Instagram as @williamshatner which boasts of more than 188k followers. His estimated earnings from every post are said to be $563.25 - $938.75.
The Canadian actor has endorsed major brands like Wendy's, Kellog's, World of Warcraft, and DirecTV.
How much has William Shatner made from Priceline?
Shatner earned $600 million in 2010 from appearing in the advertisement of Priceline, an online travel company. The price of the shares of the company was once $300.
In one of the commercials titled The Daughters, he appeared alongside actress Kaley Cuoco.
Assets- Houses And Cars
William resides in his 4,016 sq ft home in Los Angeles, California, which is accommodated with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. He also owned another 1,960 square foot home in Los Angeles.
Shatner is a huge car enthusiast and owns a few classic cars, which now rest in his house's garage.
- Citroën 2CV - $14,990
- Jaguar D-Type - $19,800,000
- Dodge Viper - $199,500
- Jaguar XKE - $72,000
- Packard 426 - N/A
- Mercedes-Benz 300SL - $3,000,000
- Ferrari Enzo - $2.4 million
- Chevrolet Corvair - N/A
- Bugatti Veyron - $1.7 million
Charity, Insurance, And Taxes
Shatner sold his kidney stone for $75,000 to help the cause of Habitat For Humanity. The money was used to build a house for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
He also established the Hollywood Charity Horse Show, an annual celebrity charity to help other charitable organizations like Camp Max Straus and Ahead With Horses.
He also supports other foundations like the Canadian Intensive Care Foundation Of Calgary, Parkinson Society Maritime Region, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, to name some.
At the age of 88, Shatner must be well insured and also his properties might have been properly insured.
He must be paying a huge sum of money for his huge $150 million net worth and his houses and cars.
He also involved in investments and money saving programs.
William Shatner's Personal Life- Age, Education, Relationships, Height, And Weight
He was born on 22nd March 1931 in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, in Canada to parents Joseph Shatner and Ann Shatner.
Shatner is the brother of two sisters named Farla and Joy. He is of Canadian nationality and his ethnicity is Jewish.
As a child, he attended Willingdon Elementary School and West Hill High School. During that time he also attended Montreal Children's Theatre.
He then enrolled at the McGill University Faculty of Management where he studied economics and later graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce.
The University also presented him with an honorary Doctorate of Letters. He also received his Doctorate of Letter from the New England Institute of Technology.
Relationships and Spouse
The 88-years-old actor has been married four times in his lifetime. He married his fourth wife, Elizabeth Anderson Martin in 2001.
He was first married to Gloria Rand on 12th August 1956. With Rand, he shares three daughters; Leslie (1958), Lisabeth (1960), and Melanie (1964). They divorced in March 1969 and was finalized in 1969.
He then married Marcy Lafferty in 1973 and ended it in 1996. Shatner married Nerine Kidd Shatner in 1997. Kidd died on 9th August 1999 drowned in a swimming pool. The post mortem results showed that she had consumed too much alcohol and valium, which caused her to pass out and drown.
Divorced His Wife Elizabeth: $100 Million Settlement
Shatner is again divorced. He was married to Elizabeth Shatner in 2001, however, he has now ended the relationship with a divorce.
William filed for a divorce with his wife in December and considering the fact that they had ironclad prenuptial agreement, their divorce settlement was relatively easy as per sources.
Well, as their prenuptial agreement stated, none of the duo received any amount as a spousal support.
How tall is William Shatner?
The Canadian actor stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (175.3 cms) and his weight is 106 kg (235 lbs).
Earnings of Films
William Shatner has appeared in several movies which have had remarkable earnings at the box office.
|Judgment at Nuremberg||1961||$10 million|
|Kingdom of the Spiders||1977||$17 million|
|Star Trek: The Motion Picture||1979||$139 million|
|Airplane II: The Sequel||1982||$27.2 million|
|Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan||1982||$97 million|
|Visiting Hours||1982||$13.3 million|
|Star Trek III:|
The Search for Spock
|Star Trek IV:|
The Voyage Home
|Star Trek V:|
The Final Frontier
|Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country||1991||$96.9 million|
|Loaded Weapon 1||1993||$28 million|
|Star Trek Generations||1994||$118 million|
|Miss Congeniality||2000||$212.8 million|
|DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story||2004||$167.7 million|
|Miss Congeniality 2:|
Armed and Fabulous
|The Wild||2006||$102.3 million|
|Over the Hedge||2006||$336 million|
|Escape from Planet Earth||2013||$74.6 million|
The salary he received from these movies hasn't been disclosed by the actor.
Some Interesting Facts About Shatner
- While Shatner was shooting for Star Trek, his ear was permanently damaged.
- He is said to have sold his kidney stone for $75,000, which he donated in charity.
- He can fluently speak three language, English, French, & Spanish.