Net Worth: $25 Million
- Birth Place Bredenbek, Germany
- Full Name Hans Jörg Gudegast
- Nationality German
- Date of Birth April 3, 1941
- Occupation Actor
- Education Santa Monica College
- Children 1
About Eric Braeden
Eric Braeden, born with the name Hans JorgGudegast has been an actor for a very long time. He has a net worth of $25 Million. He is widely famed for his character on the daily “The Young and The Restless” as Victor Newman and has starred in Titanic as John Jacob Astor IV.
He started his career by starring in the TV series “The Rat Patrol” in 1966-68 and also in the series “Six Million Dollar Man”, and “Wonder Woman”. He has appeared in some episodes in the CBS network’s show Gunsmoke. Eric has worked in a number of movies as well like “Colossal: The Forbidden Project” in 1970 and “Planet of the Apes” in 1971. In Colossal: The Forbidden Project, he took up his screen name for the first time. Breaden has been on “The Young and the Restless”, a daily show for over 30 years. In 1997, he was awarded a Daytime Emmy for the character of Victor Newman. In 2008, he appeared as Robin’s father on How I Met Your Mother. He also worked in the film “The Man Who Came Back”, which was an independent film of Western Origin. He has worked in various sitcoms and movies throughout his career which is how he earned more money.
Eric Braeden has been justly honored – he has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He got it in 2009. He has also won the Distinguished German-American award for the year 1990. His wife is Dale Gudegast – they have a son together, Chris Gudegast, who is a screenplay writer.