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levar burton net worth

levar burton net worth

levar burton net worth

Laverne Cox sees her net worth as high as $300 million, which she explained to Matt Lauer in an interview on the Today Show. In order to make ends meet, Cox does not have a manager, agent, or publicist, but she does share an apartment with her office assistant.

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LeVar Burton net worth: LeVar Burton is an American actor, author, director, producer, and presenter who has a net worth of $6 million. Burton's acting debut was in 1977 as he played the role of Kunta Kinte on the popular ABC drama series "Roots." This was also his first professional acting audition. For his performance LeVar was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Burton is well known for his time on the PBS program "Reading Rainbow." He hosted and executive produced the show starting in 1983. The show was on the air for 23 seasons and ended up winning more than 2000 awards including 26 Emmys. Burton is also known for his role of Geordi La Forge on "Star Trek: The Next Generation." He has directed episodes of Star Trek, Charmed, JAG, Las Vegas, and more. He also serves on the board of directors for AIDS Research Alliance.

Early Life and Education: LeVar Burton was born as Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. in 1957, in Landstuhl, West Germany. His father was stationed in Landstuhl as a photographer for the US Army Signal Corps, while his mother was a social worker and educator. Alongside his two sisters, Burton was brought up by his mother in Sacramento, California, and was raised Roman Catholic. As a teenager, he attended St. Pius X Minor Seminary in Galt, with the intention of becoming a priest. However, due to his skepticism of the Catholic faith, he switched his career goals to acting when he was 17. He subsequently enrolled at the University of Southern California. (Source: www.celebritynetworth.com)

 

 

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