Ted Danson is one of the legendary actors who have really made in their career as actors. Although he has had his own personal shortcomings, he has still made a name as an actor and a producer. In this article, we are going to discuss more Ted Danson’s biography, net worth, and career.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married? Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Ted Danson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Ted Danson was born Edward Bridge Danson III by his parents Edward “Ned” Bridge Danson, Jr. and Jessica MacMaster. Ted also has an older sister, who is known as Jan Ann Haury. Jan was born on 11th January 1944. Ted is an American with a mixed ethnic background of English and Scottish. Ted’s father worked in the Museum of Northern Arizona as an archaeologist and a director. Although Ted was born in San Diego, he was however brought up in Flagstaff, Arizona.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Edward Bridge Danson III|
|Birth Date:||29th December 1947|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California|
|Parents:||Edward “Ned” Bridge Danson, Jr. and Jessica MacMaster|
|Spouse:||Mary Steenburgen (m. 1995), Casey Coates (m. 1977–1993), Randy Danson (m. 1970–1975)|
|Children:||Kate Danson, Alexis Danson|
|Profession:||Actor and producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$90 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Ted is currently 72 years old as he was born on the 29th of December in 1947. He stands 6 ft and 2 inches tall and currently weighs 78 kg. Information about his other body measurements is not revealed.
Education, School/College University
Ted Danson started his school years at Kent School in Connecticut, where he became a star player on the school’s basketball team. After graduating from high school, Ted was enrolled at Stanford University but later transferred to Carnegie Mellon University, which is located in Pittsburgh. He moved there in search of a better acting program. He graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Ted Danson is the son of Edward “Ned” Bridge Danson, Jr. and Jessica MacMaster. Ted’s father worked in the Museum of Northern Arizona as an archaeologist and a director. He also has an elder sister known as Jan Ann Haury. Ted is American with mixed ethnicity of English and Scottish. Although he is non-religious, he is politically active as he is a good friend of one of the former US Presidents, Bill Clinton. He has also made contributions to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Democratic Party of Arkansas.
Married? Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Ted Danson wasn’t very lucky with girls before he met his current wife. This is because he had gotten married twice, and both had ended in divorce. His first wife was known as Randall “Randy” Gosch, who is currently known as Randy Danson (actress). He then started dating producer Cassandra “Casey” Coates, who ended up becoming his second wife.
The two got married in 1977 and welcomed their first child Kate on 24th December 1979. They, however, called it quit in 1999. After breaking up with Casey, he started dating his current wife, Mary Steenburgen, on the 7th of October 1995.
|marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||October 7, 1995|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Ted Danson Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Mary Steenburgen|
|Kids:||Kate Danson, Alexis Danson|
Professional Life and Career
After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University, he slowly started getting into the film industry. He was recognized as a great talent sooner than he expected. His first film appearance was in a soap opera titled “SomerSet” on NBC. This was in the mid-70s.
He also received contracts for series and television commercials. During the 80s, he appeared on several TV movies and also made several television guest appearances. He has played very difficult and versatile characters that very few people would manage to portray. He has, however, taken up the challenge perfectly and produced excellent results that have completely transformed into a character he portrays. This made him receive dozens of highly prized world entertainment awards.
Ted has been known for his performance in several, particularly successful movies. Some of these movies include; “Three Men and a Little Lady,” “Made in America,” “Three Men and a Baby,” and television series “CSI,” among many others.
Awards & Nominations
Ted Danson hasn’t only earned a good net worth in his career but also dozens of accolades. Some of these accolades include; 10 Golden Globe nominations, more than 10 Prime Time Awards nominations, and several People’s Awards win and nominations, among many others.
Ted Danson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
according to Celebrity Net worth, Ted Danson’s earnings are $250 Thousand per Episode. This has highly contributed to his current net worth of $90 million as of September 2020. This is expected to rise even more as he is still very active as an actor and a producer.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Ted Danson has been involved in many scandals. One scandal that really affected his life was his affair with Whoopi Goldberg. This led to his divorce with his wife Cassandra Coates, who was at the moment suffering from a stroke which he suffered after giving birth to their firstborn.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 21K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 112K followers. On Instagram account, he has around 380K followers while on YouTube, he has around 280k subscribers.
Danson has always been interested in environmental concerns. This was ignited in him at the age of 12 years, and he has remained environmentalism to date. He has contributed a lot of money to support different projects in support of his interest in environmentalism.