Eric Braeden Net Worth is $25 Million (as of 2020)
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Eric Braeden net worth is as high as 25 million dollars, which he has accumulated because of his successful career in acting. He has appeared in many movies as well as various TV productions, including TV shows and TV series. Talking about his career on TV, Eric Braeden is probably mostly known from the TV show called “The Young and the Restless”, where he got the role of Victor Newman. The show not only made him famous, but also added up to the overall size of Eric Braeden net worth.
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Age:||80 years old|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Date of birth:||Apr 03, 1941|
Eric Braeden was born in Germany in 1941 and his full birth name is Hans-Jörg Gudegast. In Germany, his father was serving as a mayor of Bredenbek. In 1959, Eric Braeden moved to the United States. There, Eric Braeden continued his education as he was accepted to the University of Montana in Missoula. In addition to the mentioned role of the actor in “The Young and the Restless”, there is another show which also made him popular, that being in “The Rat Patrol”, where he was appearing as Hans Dietrich. The show was very famous in the 1960s. In 1997 he appeared in one of the most successful films of all time, which was “Titanic”. In this film, he got a role of John Jacob Astor IV. Thus, these appearances of him also have increased the overall size of Eric Braeden net worth.
In addition, his involvement into acting has also been awarded. Because of his role in “The Young and the Restless”, Eric Braeden was awarded with a Daytime Emmy Award in 1998 for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. In 1970 the actor got a starring role in the movie called “Colossus: The Forbin Project”. This was also the first film in which he appeared as Eric Braeden. He had to change his stage name because he was told that he would never get an acting job with his German name. Thus, he thought of the name Eric Braeden, because of the place where he was raised – Bredenbek.
Another production which also made him more known is “Airwolf”, where he appeared next to Jan Michael Vincent. In 1980 he got the role which made him mostly famous, that being as Victor Newman on the show called “The Young and the Restless”, which also added up a lot to the overall sum of Eric Braeden net worth.