Who is Barry Williams and what is his net worth 2018? Barry William Blenkhorn, more popularly known as Barry Williams is one of those American actors who are well known for their roles in The Brady Brunch, an ABC television series. With this TV series, he managed to make a worthwhile position in the American TV shows and gained much-desired popularity. Let us take an insight to the professional life and the ups and downs of Barry Williams and know his net worth as well.
Born September 30, 1954, known professionally as Barry Williams, is an American actor best known for his role as the eldest of the Brady sons, Greg Brady, on the ABC television series The Brady Bunch.
Born on 30th September 1954, Barry was the youngest of his two siblings. He was born in Santa Monica, California. His parents Dorsi Mary and Frank Millar Blenkhorn were of English, Scottish, and German ancestry and thus he got traits from each ancestry.
Barry along with his siblings was brought up in Pacific Palisades, California in the neighbourhood of Peter Graves who himself was an actor. Seeing and getting inspired from him Barry decided to work as an actor when he grew up. He worked hard to become what he wants and made a debut in an episode of Dragnet 1967 in the year 1967.
Barry started his television career at the age of 13 with the show Dragnet 1967. Since then he didn’t get the time to look back. After Dragnet 1967 he continued acting in many other TV series which later make him an accomplished actor in the industry. Some of his remarkable roles can be seen in Adam-12, The Invaders, That Girl, Mission: Impossible, The Mod Squad, Here Come the Brides and Bartleby, the Scrivener.
Later when he was cast in the year 1969 as Greg Brady on The Brady Bunch his fame reaches to a large percentage of people. The Brady Bunch become the hit of its time and so Barry Williams. He also appeared in many other shows as a guest role.
Barry also worked in many Brady Bunch TV movie reunions some of which includes A Very Brady Christmas that came in the year 1988. During his entire acting tenure, he was given many awards and accolades. He was honoured by the Young Artist Foundation and Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement” Award for his role as Greg Brad which is still being remembered. Barry also performed the national anthem at the NASCAR Sprint Cup 2016 Bojangles’ Southern 500.
It was in the year 2001 when Barry was fined $52,000. This fine was charged to him by Actors’ Equity Association who blamed him for starring as Captain Von Trapp in a non-union tour of The Sound of Music. This made his life little controversial for some time but Barry came out of this trouble easily.
Barry Williams Net Worth
Barry started working since 1967 and since then he has not left any stone unturned to prove his worth. With his hard work and dedication, he managed to have a net worth of $2.5 million. Some of his superhit television shows include Dragnet, The Invaders, Mission: Impossible, and The Mod Squad with the help of which he makes so much of money in such a short span of time.
Barry is one of those who had a keen interest in acting since childhood. This is the reason why he started working as a child actor in some television shows. With so much fame in such a small age, he started getting more offers and this made him a successful person in the long run.