Don Knotts Net Worth

Don Knotts Net Worth

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Don Knotts

Birth Name Jesse Donald Knotts Date of Birth July 21, 1924 Place of Birth Morgantown, West Virginia, United States Height 1.69 m Education Morgantown High School Profession Actor Net Worth $20,000,000 Source of Wealth Acting Nationality American Children 2

Jesse Donald, popularly known as Don Knotts, was born on July 21, 1924, in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was famous as an American comedian. He became very famous with his role in the television show “The Andy Griffith Show”, which later became extremely popular. Don played the character of “Barney Fife” in the 1960s. According to TV Guide, Don is one of the 50 greatest television stars of all time. He was ranked at #27. This is definitely a great achievement, considering the fact that thousands of people have performed on television so far. Many of them have been extremely talented too.

His role as Barney Fife in the sitcom “The Andy Griffith Show” has earned Don five “Emmy Awards”. He got his first role as an actor in the television show “Search for Tomorrow” which ran for two years. He became famous in 1956 with the variety show of “Steve Allen”. With increasing popularity, he finally got his own show – “The Don Knotts Show” on NBC channel. He appeared as a guest on the shows “Here’s Lucy” and “The Bill Cosby Show”. Knotts has also done a mystery comedy film called “The Private Eyes” and a boxing comedy film “The Prize Fighter”. He had also worked in several Disney films as a co-star.

He first married Katherine Metz in 1947. The couple had two children. He married again, this time to Loralee Zuchna in 1974. Finally, he married Frances Yarborough in 2002. Don died on February 24, 2006 due to respiratory and pulmonary complications. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles. There is a statue of Don Knotts in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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