About Alan Alda
It has been claimed that the total size of Alan Alda net worth currently reaches as much as 40 million dollars. Alan Alda has earned a huge part of his net worth through his many acting jobs, but he is also known as a writer and director. As an actor, he has appeared in many productions made for stage and TV as well as films. All of these appearances have added up a lot to the total sum of Alan Alda net worth, as well. In addition to the above stated, Alan Alda has also done some voice over work as well as published a few books.
Alan Alda was born in 1936 in New York City and his full birth name is Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo. Alan Alda was studying at Fordham University from which he got his BA degree in English. After graduation, Alan Alda was serving in the United States Army. One year after he graduated, Alan Alda married Arlene Weiss. Alan Alda started his career as an actor in stage productions. He soon began appearing on Broadway stage and for this involvement he was awarded with a Tony Award for Best actor.
In addition to his appearances on stage, Alan Alda is also well known from his film appearances, such as in “What’s My Line?”, “Paper Lion” and “The Mephisto Waltz”. However, he became more known when he got a role in “M*A*S*H”. The production has also added up to the overall sum of Alan Alda net worth. His role on this show was nominated for an Emmy award 21 times, and he became a winner of five of them. In addition to appearing in these series, Alan Alda has also worked as a writer and director of some of the episodes of this show.
When the show ended, Alan Alda appeared in “Manhattan Murder Mystery” next to Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in 1993. Other films and TV productions in which he appeared are “Canadian Bacon”, “Tower Heist”, “The Aviator”, “What Women Want”, “Flirting with Disaster”, “The West Wing” and some others. All of them have also added up to the overall estimate of Alan Alda net worth. In addition, he was working as a host of the show called “Scientific American Frontiers” for 12 years. His work in this sphere has also been nominated for an Oscar award. Thus, Alan Alda is a recognized and awarded actor, as well.