Jerry Van Dyke net worth

Jerry Van Dyke net worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

About Jerry Van Dyke

Jerry Van Dyke net worth

It has been stated that the total estimate of Jerry Van Dyke net worth reaches 15 million dollars, according to the current calculations. He has earned his net worth mostly because of his two careers – being a comedian and being an actor.

In addition to his own efforts to make his name famous, Jerry Van Dyke is also known for his family relations as he is a brother of Dick Van Dyke, also an actor and comedian. Jerry Van Dyke began to appear on TV when his brother invited him to join his show called “The Dick Van Dyke Show”. In the period of 1989-1997 Jerry Van Dyke was appearing in the TV sitcom called “Coach” on ABC, where he played the role of Luther Van Dam. The sitcom not only made his name more known, but also increased the total size of Jerry Van Dyke net worth.
The actor was born in 1931 in Danville, Illinois. When he was still studying in high school, Jerry Van Dyke was interested into comedy and appeared as a stand-up comedian in some local clubs. In 1954 he joined the United States Air Force Tops In Blue. When he was serving there, Jerry Van Dyke was performing as a stand-up comedian in military bases and won the All Air Force Talent Show two times.
In addition to his appearances on his brother’s show, Jerry Van Dyke appeared in some others, too, such as “The Ed Sullivan Show”. Jerry Van Dyke got a regular role in the TV series on CBS called “The Judy Garland Show”. Jerry Van Dyke appeared as a host of the show called “Picture This” in 1963. In the same year, Jerry Van Dyke appeared in three films, such as “Palm Springs Weekend”, “McLintock!” and “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”. Therefore, all of these productions made his name more popular and added up a lot of revenues to the total sum of Jerry Van Dyke net worth.
He was offered to play a role in the series called “Gilligan’s Island”, but he decided not to take this opportunity and the role was given to Bob Denver. Jerry Van Dyke also decided not to appear in “The Andy Griffith Show”, when he was invited to replace Don Knotts. The actor finally agreed to appear as the leading role in the TV series called “My Mother the Car” in 1965, however, the series did not last for a long time.

Now you have an idea why Jerry Van Dyke net worth is this huge


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