- Full Name: Robin McLaurim Williams
- Net Worth: $50 Million
- Occupation: actor, comedian
- Marital Status: married
- Ethnicity: American
Robin Williams Net Worth – Amazing Actor Finished Life Tragically
Early Life And Career Of Robin Williams
Robin Williams was one of three sons of former model and one of Ford executives. He lived in wealthy family, with parents who were often absent, so he did his best to gain as much as attention as possible-and this kind of stuck. He always did his best to made colleagues laugh, and it is said that in yearbook he was described as the one who is least likely to succeed, and a class comedian. Well, his colleagues sure did get one thing right, but his success was huge, and it is no wonder that Robin Williams net worth prior his death was $50 million. There are stories these days that his family is fighting over this large inheritance.
Robin starred in more than 80 movies and TV shows, and most of them were huge success. Let’s mention just few: Good Will Hunting (he got Oscar for the role in this movie), Jumanji, Miss Doubtfire, Good morning Vietnam, The Birdcage, Night at the museum, etc. Robin Williams was comedian with amazing ability to transform and attracted lot of attention with every role, thanks to his fast-paced comedian style, his ability to make people laugh.
But evidently, his life wasn’t that rosy after all, because he took his own life, in his 63rd year.
Robin Williams Private Life
Robin Williams got married three times. His first wife was Valerie Velardi with whom he was in marriage from 1978 to 1988, when they divorced. In marriage with Valerie he got his first son Zachary Pym. Second Robin Williams wife was Marsha Garces , with whom he was married from 1989 to 2010. They got two kids, daughter Zelda Rae and son Cody Alen. Robin’s third and last wife was Susan Schnieder, graphic designer, whom he married in 2011.
Personal Demons That Lead Him Into Death
Robin Williams acknowledged cocaine and alcohol addiction, which started at the end of 1970s and lasted into 1980s. He was friend with John Belushi, who died of drug overdose. His death, and birth of his first son motivated him to do his best to quit drugs and alcohol, and he says that he managed to maintain sober until beginning of 2000s. He started drinking again in 2003, when he was filming on Alaska. Three years later, he entered rehab in Oregon, to get professional help with alcohol addiction. Few years later, he again checked into rehab, as his alcohol addiction returned. Once again, just short time before his untimely death, he started alcohol rehab. People who were close to him commented after his death that he struggled with severe depression, and that just prior to his suicide, he was diagnosed with early stage of Parkinson disease-which he wasn’t ready to share with his fans just yet. It seems that devastating prospects of Parkinson’s along with his already present depression was just too much for brilliant actor-he took his own life on 11th August 2014 by hanging himself with his belt, and left millions of fans very sad.
These days is widely debated how much is Robin Williams worth, because his wife Susan and his kids are fighting over his legacy. This is not the first case when family members are fighting over property of celebrity. It was the same with family of Marlon Brando and James Dean.
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