Richard Earl Thomas is an American actor who is best known for his appearances in several movies and TV show. The actor is famous for his role of John Boy in the CBS TV series The Waltons.
Richard Thomas is one of the successful actors and he has gained a huge amount of net worth from his career. The talented actor has worked in numerous films and television shows. Thomas is one of the highest paid actors in the industry.
Richard Thomas' Net Worth And Source Of Income
The John Boy earns a hefty amount of money from his acting career. Thomas has been serving this field for many years. According to the celebrity networth, he has an estimated net worth of $6 million in 2018.
Richard Thomas owned a 1,600 square feet house in Manhattan, NYC which he listed for sale in September 2017, for $2,995,000. The house features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
CBS drama The Waltons made him popular and from that show, he received a huge amount of money that helped him gain this amount of net worth. He has appeared in several other movies and TV series.
Thomas also published a book and he received the huge sum of money as royalty from his book. He has written many books including Paradox, In The Moment and Pagemaker etc.
Richard Thomas’ Career
At the initial time of his career, he performed in several Broadway and theater shows. In 1959, he started his acting career from the TV show A Doll’s House, in which he worked with Christopher Plummer and Julie Harris.
Then, he was featured in the numerous opera shows including As the World Turns and The Edge Night. After four years, he made his film debut in 1969 from a film named Winning alongside Paul Newman.
Then, he appeared in the Last Summer with Barbara Hershey and Bruce Davidson. Eventually, he gained popularity in the television series The Waltons, in which he appeared for six years with the total of 122 episodes.
In 1973, he won the prestigious Emmy Award because of his finest acting career. From 1979, he started making television movies and made several films.
Final Jeopardy, Stephen Kings It, Roots: The Next Generations are some of his notable producing work. Since then, he has been featured in several movies and television shows.
Quick Facts Of Richard Thomas
- Actor Richard Thomas was born Richard Earl Thomas on June 13, 1951, in Manhattan, New York.
- He was born to father Richard S. Thomas and mother Barbara Fallis-his parents were ballet dancers.
- Thomas is married for twice; first, he married Alma Gonzales in 1975 and divorced in 1993.
- He is currently married to Georgiana Bischoff.
- He is a father of five; he has four children with his first wife and a son with his current wife Bischoff.