Robin Williams Net Worth

Robin McLaurin Wlliams or professionally known as Robin Williams is a famous actor and stand-up comedian. His name started to rise when he appeared as a friendly alien on sitcom Mork & Mindy. Robin has joined with numerous blockbusters that reached commercial success, including Hook, The Fisher King, The Awakenings, Dead Poets Society, Good Morning, Vietnam, Good Will Hunting, Popeye, Aladdin, Jumanji, Happy Feet and Night and the Museum. During his career, he has been nominated for 3 Academy Awards for Best Actor but he received Oscar on different category, which was Best Supporting Actor. Besides Oscar, he also received 2 Emmy Awards, 4 Golden Globe, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and 5 Grammy Awards. Because of the success, Robin Williams net worth is estimated at $130 million.

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

Robin Williams was born in Chicago. His father, Robert Fitzgerald, worked at Ford Motor Company while his mother, Laura, was a former professional model. His father is a rich man since he was in charge of all the company’s subdivisions in Midwest. Anselm McLaurin, his grandfather from his mother’s side, was the governor of Mississippi and a senator. Williams graduated from Redwood High School and continued to study at Claremont McKenna College. When he was 22 years old, he was accepted in Julliard School.

Robin’s career in the entertainment industry started in the late 1970s when he casted for a role in Mork & Mindy. Good Morning Vietnam was his first movie that successfully gained success. Through the film, he was nominated for the Oscar and his name was established among other actors. Dead Poets Society was his next film that raised his name. The movie was even said as one of the best movies of the decade. During the time, his ability in acting gave him great success and automatically helped him build enviable fortune.

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