Good looks and talent make a killer combination! David Hasselhoff is probably one of the best TV stars to have ever bust the scene. This man has become a household name and is recognized the world over for his talent, looks, and style.
From Humble Beginnings
David Michael Hasselhoff was born July 17, 1952 to parents Dolores Therese and Joseph Vincent Hasselhoff. He grew up mostly in Florida but moved to Georgia later on where he was enrolled in the Marist High School. He was involved in numerous small school productions, with his performance in the theatrical version of Peter Pan the most notable of all. Since then, he dreamed of joining Broadway musicals. In 1970, he graduated from Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois where he was active as a member of the speech club, choir, and was a senior discussion leader. In college, he attended the Bates College and Oakland University where he took up a degree in theater.
Between 1975 and 1982, Hasselhoff was cast for the role of Dr. Snapper Foster on the TV show The Young and the Restless. He also managed to get a role on Starcrash in 1979. It was during this time that Hasselhoff tried to develop a singing career which didn’t really lift off, causing him to turn back to working TV shows. He got a gig in the hit TV show Knight Rider which ultimately shot him to stardom. After that, he was cast for several other TV show roles, the most popular of which was Baywatch. This was the show that earned him the most money of all, bringing his net worth at the time to a whopping $100,000,000 USD. Since then, Hasselhoff has become a household name and has appeared in numerous other shows and hit movies, which have further added to his net worth.
Assets and Net Worth
Hasselhoff is probably the most popular TV show personality and actor to have ever graced TV sets across the globe. Aside from the royalties he received from his TV acting, he has also engaged in several business ventures that have added to his handsome net worth. Today, David Hasselhoff’s net worth is estimated to be at $110 million USD, among the highest in the TV industry. The man has several properties and estates scattered throughout the globe, and enjoys spending time on his luxury yacht and driving his expensive sports cars.