Levar Burton Net Worth is $6 Million (as of 2020)
It has been announced that the current amount of LeVar Burton net worth reaches 6 million dollars. However, there are also some other sources which have stated that his net worth is higher than that today and reaches 14 million dollars. LeVar Burton has earned a huge part of his net worth through his career as an actor. In addition, he is also a director and producer. LeVar Burton has also started his career as a writer. All of these mentioned sources have added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of LeVar Burton net worth, too.
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
LeVar Burton was born in 1957 in West Germany. In fact, he was born in a military base because at that time his father was working as a photographer of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Before he became a professional actor, LeVar Burton was studying at the University of Southern California’s School of Theatre. In 1977 LeVar Burton debuted as an actor on the TV show called “Roots” on ABC, where he got a role of Kunta Kinte. The show not only made him famous, but also added up to the total amount of LeVar Burton net worth. In fact, the auditions which he attended for this show were the first ones in which he appeared as a professional actor. For his role in this show, LeVar Burton was a nominee of an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
In addition to that show, LeVar Burton is also known from another one called “Reading Rainbow” on PBS. In 1983, he not only appeared in this show, but also served as its executive producer. Thus, the show has also served as an important source of LeVar Burton net worth. The show became a huge success. It lasted for 23 seasons. Moreover, it became a winner of more than 2000 awards, including 26 Emmy awards. In 2014, LeVar Burton was one of the people who started a campaign, aim of which was to bring this show back to the TV.
Another production in which he also appeared as is famous for is “Star Trek: The Next Generation”. In this project, he appeared as Geordi La Forge. As a director, LeVar Burton has also worked on a variety of projects, such as “Charmed”, “Star Trek”, “Las Vegas” and “JAG”. Thus, his work as a director has also increased the overall size of LeVar Burton net worth.