Adam Rich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Dec, 2018
Facts of Adam Rich
Date of Birth: 1968 , October-12
Age: 52 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Adam Rich
Birth Name Adam Rich
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York
Ethnicity White ethnicity
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Tattoo(s) No
Married No
Children No
Education Chatsworth High School
Movies The City,The Devil and Max Devlin, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
TV Show The Six Million Dollar Man( 1976),The Love Boat (1979),CHiPs (1979),Fantasy Island (1982), St. Elsewhere (1986) andBaywatch (1993)
Siblings 1
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"I am an actor, not a celebrity, I have always wanted to be an actor, I never wanted to be a celebrity!" is a famous quote from the veteran actor Adam Rich. The American-born star is best known for his role in the TV series Eight Is Enough,  but has kept his professional life low-key since 2003.    

Early Life And Education Of Adam Rich    

Adam Rich was born on October 12, 1968,  in Brooklyn, New York to American parents. Rich's family later moved to Granada Hills, California where he was raised alongside his younger brother.  

He attended Chatsworth High School where Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham, and several other successful alums studied. But in 1986, he was dropped out of high school after being busted while smoking marijuana at the age of 17. Then Adam Rich studied acting in various acting schools.

Adam is an American by nationality and is of white ethnicity.  

 His zodiac sign is Libra and people of this zodiac tend to be kind, gentle and lovers of beauty, harmony, and peace.  

Adam Rich's Career

Adam Rich was introduced to acting since his young age. He earned the role of Nicholas at the age of eight in TV series Eight Is Enough that aired on ABC from March 15, 1977, until May 23, 1981. From 1981 to 1982, Rich acted in the  TV series Code Red, followed by his appearance in 1983 sitcom Gun Shyon CBS.   

Rich's filmography includes his numerous guest appearances in The Six Million Dollar Man( 1976), The Love Boat (1979), CHiPs (1979), Fantasy Island (1982), St. Elsewhere (1986) and Baywatch (1993).

Adam who appeared in 1981 film The Devil and Max Devlin with Bill Cosby, also voiced Presto, the Magician in cartoon series Dungeons & Dragons alongside his Eight Is Enough co-star Willie Aames

He lastly appeared in 2003 comedy film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

Currently, he occasionally makes public appearances and is reported to be marketing script ideas for TV shows and films.

Adam Rich's Net Worth

Adam actively appeared in numerous TV series from 1976 to 2003, earning him a hefty sum of money.  As of December 2018, Rich's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. 

Rich earned the salary of the 5-digit figure from his appearances, while his property detail is kept undercover. Reportedly, Rich's Eight Is Enough co-actors like Dick Van Patten, Betty Buckley, and Grant Goodeve have an estimated net worth of $5 million, $4 million and $500,000 respectively.

Adam Rich's Personal Life

Adam, currently aged 50 is never reported to be married. No reports on his dating, relationships or his past affairs ever emerged in the media.  

Though Adam's love life was a mystery, he was in the limelight for his controversial actions. He was addicted to drugs and almost died of the  Valium overdose in 1989. The American actor has been in drug rehabilitation at least three times.

Later in April 1991, Adam Rich was arrested after he smashed a pharmacy window in an attempt to steal drugs; he was bailed out by his on-screen dad  Dick Van Patten. Also, he was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in 2002.

In 1996, a media hoax of Rich's death emerged which was soon overruled by the truth.

Adam Rich is not active on social media.

Body Measurement

  • Height- Adam stands at the height of 5ft 5 inch tall. 
  • Eye Color- Blue
  • Hair Color- Dark Brown