Is Gabe Kaplan Single?Details About His Affairs, Married Life And Children

News by Saburo Published on 19 Dec,2017 Updated on 19 Dec,2017

It's difficult to believe that a successful and immensely talented actor, comedian and a poker player like Gabe Kaplan is still single.

One can assume that Kaplan might have someone special in his life, but so far he has maintained a low profile when it comes to his love life.

Kaplan who once listed as one of the American celebrities having a huge net worth has made the fans curious to know about his relationship status. So, is he single or has he found someone special?

Let's go through the fact in today's session.

Gabe Kaplan's Love Life

The mystery regarding his relationship remained unsolved for many years and the only thing we can do is make some speculations.

Gabe Kaplan in a photo shoot

Gabe Kaplan in a photo shoot

 Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Some sources claim that the reason behind his single life is his unsuccessful relationship in the past. But not much details about the mysterious relationship is public.

Gabe was also rumored being in a relationship with his onscreen wife, actress Marcia Strassman in Welcome Back, Kotter

Marcia Strassman and Gabe Kaplan together

Marcia Strassman and Gabe Kaplan together

 Source: The New York Times

Many of the fans assumed that Gabe was deeply in love with the actress. Unfortunately, they never got a chance to be together. Strassman went on to marry Robert Collector on 22 September 1984.

Strassman died in 2014 after a long battle with breast cancer. Some of his fans claim that Kaplan stayed away from the limelight after the major incident.

Well, these are all the speculation as nothing is assured behind the scene. We are still waiting to know more about his affairs. 

He is possibly single and we just hope to see the star start a family soon in the following days.

Gabe Kaplan; Distinctive Transitions in his Career

As a small kid, Gabe wanted to be a Major League Baseball player. Yes! many things don't happen as we decide right?

Working for some years as a bellman in Lakewood, New Jersey, he began his career as a stand-up comedian.

As a comedian, he became very successful. He also recorded the comedy album, Holes and Mello-Rolls.

Welcome Back, Kotter cast Gabe Kaplan

Source: ABC News

He came to the limelight portraying the role of Gabe Kotter in the 1970s sitcom, Welcome Back Kotter.

In 1981, Kaplan took part in the ABC celebrity athletic competition Battle of the Network Stars. Kotter then starred in Fast Break in 1979.

Besides, he's also involved in financial markets and poker. He appeared at the World Series of Poker for the first time in 1978. He finished third in a World Poker Tour in July 2004 and second in 2005 World Series of Poker. His total live tournament winnings were reported to be $1,991,248 as of June 2017.

Quick Facts about Gabe Kaplan

  • Born on 31 March 1945 in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Had an interest in being a Major League Baseball player.
  • Initiated his career as a bellman at a hotel in Lakewood, New Jersey.
  • Later became a stand-up comedian in the 1960s in the New York City.
  • His comedy acts became so popular that he appeared five times on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
  • Also worked on the comedy album Holes and Mello-Rolls.
  • Is best known for his performance as Gabe Kotter in the1970s sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter.
  • Earned more than $250,000 in the World Poker Tour in July 2004 finishing in the third position.
  • Won $222,515 being in the second position in World Series of Poker.
  • Has an estimated net worth of about $30 million.