Tab Hunter is a well known actor, author and singer of America. He has performed in more than 40 movies in the Hollywood industry. He is one of the most famous actors of Hollywood industry of 1950s and 1960s.
Tab Hunter was born on 11th July 1931 in the New York, USA. Tab Hunter’s full name is Arthur Andrew Kelm. He has American nationality. He has a good height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His father’s name is Gertrude Gelien and mother’s name is Charles Kelm. His father is Jewish and mother is Hamburg. So, his Ethnicity is Jewish, German. His father is very cruel. His parents divorced after few years of his birth. He moved with his mother to the California. There he was living in San Francisco Long Beach and Los Angeles.
From his childhood, he loves skating. He competed in singles and also in pairs. When he was 15 years old, he started working as a Coast guard. As he watched movies instead of going to any bar. So, he got a nickname, Hollywood. Soon he left that job and publicly met Dick Clayton. He suggested him to become an actor.
His career in Hollywood industry begins when he was introduced to an agent by the Clayton. The agent Henry Willson was expert in pretty boy stars. Willon gave him stage name as Tab Hunter. In 1950, Tab performed in his first film, The Lawless. He performed only a small part in the film.
His outstanding performance promoted him to performed lead role in another movie, Island of Desire. It was a hit movie. He got role in several other movies in 1953 including Gun Belt and The Steel Lady. In 1954, he performed in the Return to Treasure Island. He performed lead role in all these movies. He also appeared in a drama, Battle Cry.
In 1955, he signed with Warner Bros. His first film, The Sea Chase for Warner Bros was a big hit. He was noticed more, when he performed in the Track of the Cat in 1955. He gave outstanding performance in the World War 2 drama, Battle Cry.
He performed in many other movies, including The Girl he left behind, The burning hills, the pleasure of his company and many others. In 1970s, he performed in several movies, including Sweet Kill, Won Ton Ton and many others. In 1980s, he performed in Polyester, Lust in the Dust, grease 2 and many others as well.
He released his first song, Young Love in 1957. This song remains on the top for 6 week on the Billboard hot hundred chart. The song was certified with gold. He released his song, 99 Ways. After this, he opened his own recording company. He performed in the Damn Yankees music in 1958. He become on the top in 1960. He performed in many other production companies.
In 2005, he wrote with Eddie Muller, Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star book. In his book, he accepts that he is a gay.
Tab Hunter is a gay. He romances with Natalie Wood and Debbie Reynolds co-stars. He married with Etchika Choureau and Joan Perry. He was also in long term relationship with Anthony Perkins and figure skater Ronnie Robertson. In the end, he settled with Allan Glaser film producer. He love horses.
In the California film festival, he won life time achievement award in 2015. In the Laurel Awards, he was nominated as the top male musical performance. His book, the Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star book was nominated many times for awards.
How much is Tab Hunter Net worth in 2017
Tab Hunter’s estimated Net worth is $11 million US dollars as of 2017. He earned such a wealth from his acting skills. He also earned from his singing career. He released many songs which are liked by many people in the world. He wrote a book. This book is also in publication now. He won many awards which help him to earn such a huge wealth.
He is a very simple and ground to earth man. He faced many problems in his life. He is 1950s hottest idols. Though he is a gay, he has a huge list of fans and followers on the social media. He is an inspiration for many peoples in the world.