William Shatner Net Worth

Net Worth: $100 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Film, Television
  • Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Height 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Elizabeth Martin)
  • Full Name William Alan Shatner
  • Nationality Canada
  • Date of Birth March 22, 1931
  • Ethnicity Jewish Austrian, Polish, Hungarian
  • Occupation Actor,novelist
  • Education McGill University
  • Children 3 (with Rand)
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About William Shatner

Actor William Shatner has a net worth of $100 million. Like Jack Nicholson, Star Trek icon William Shatner made it onto the Celebrities Who Spend Wisely list thanks to one particularly shrewd piece of negotiation.

In 1997, the actor – previously best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the cult series – was hired to front a TV campaign for US travel website Priceline.com. With the dotcom bubble in full swing, Shatner agreed to take shares in the firm as part of his payment.

That bubble burst in 2000, causing the firm’s shares to slump to just $1.80 (£1.10). But those shareholders who rode out the storm had the last laugh, with the same shares now trading at over $400 (£252).

In May last year, the Telegraph reported that Shatner had already made $600 million from the firm’s success.

From 2004 to 2008, he starred as attorney Denny Crane in the television dramas The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal, for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Shatner currently stars in the CBS sitcom $#*! My Dad Says.


Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of William Shatner's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2010
  • Earnings 2006
  • Earnings 1999
  • Earnings 1977
Earnings 2010N/A
Salary 2010

Total earnings from season 1 of $#*! My Dad Says, $150 thpusand per episode

$2,700,000
Sponsorship 2010

Amount earned from appearing in the advertisements for online travel company Priceline.com

$600,000,000
Earnings 2006N/A
Sale of Asset 2006

Amount earned from the sale of his kidney to GoldenPalace.com

$25,000
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