About Kevin Clash
It has been announced that Kevin Clash net worth has an estimate of 5 million dollars. He is known as a puppeteer, voice actor, television producer and director and also film producer and director. All these jobs add millions of dollars to the total amount of Kevin Clash net worth. Born in 1960, Kevin Clash is mostly known as a voice actor for such characters as children beloved Elmo, Clifford, Splinter, Baby Sinclair and Hoots the Owl. Currently he is involved in the production of Sesame Street productions where he is an executive producer which is one of the biggest sources of Kevin Clash net worth.
In 2006, Kevin Clash released his autobiography which was entitled “My Life as a Furry Red Monster: What Being Elmo Has Taught Me About Life, Love and Laughing Out Loud“. Moreover, in 2011 the documentary was released which was called “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey” which main subject in the documentary was Kevin Clash himself.
Kevin Clash became interested in animation when he was just little and when he started watching movies made by Disney. Also, when he was little, he decided that he wanted to be a puppeteer in his future career. In addition, he used to create puppet shows for children whom his mother used to babysit. Seeing that the children were really entertained, he decided that he might be really good at what he was doing and his dream to become a puppeteer grew bigger and bigger.
In 1978 Kevin Clash was introduced to Kermit Love who is known as a puppet builder. Kermit Love made arrangements which led Kevin Clash to visit the set of the Sesame Street. In 1979 the puppets from the Sesame Street were chosen to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. They needed some extra puppeteers, thus Kevin Clash was invited to perform a character of Cookie Monster.
Thus, in 1983 Kevin Clash was chosen to perform with the cast of the Sesame Street. At that time, he was working in two other shows. The producers of them were not pleased with Kevin Clash’s schedules, therefore he was forced to leave both of them in order to work with the cast of the Sesame Street which brought millions of dollars to the overall amount of Kevin Clash net worth. He was also invited to appear on the movie called “The Dark Crystal”, however he talked about that with Kermit Love and decided to concentrate on his career with the Sesame Street.