Alan Alda Net Worth

Net Worth $ 50,000,000
Real name Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo
Source of Wealth Movies, TV Shows
Profession Actor, Director
Spouse/Partner Arlene Weiss
Date of Birth Jan 28, 1936
Zodiac Aquarius
Age 87
Gender Male
Pronoun He/Him
Height 188 cm / 6 ft 2 inch
Nationality American
Siblings /


Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo (Alan Alda) is a famous actor, director, and comedian. He is mainly known to the public for his role in the big screen TV Series M*A*S*H (1972-1983), for which he won two Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series."

Besides acting, Alda has also tried his hand at directing. The romantic comedy movie "The Four Seasons" is one of his most significant director accomplishments.

The actor has portrayed various characters beginning in the 1970s and continuing through 2022.

Alan Alda's net worth is estimated at $50 million.

Early Life

Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo was born on January 28, 1936, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, to Robert Alda and Joan Browne.

Alda had to move frequently as a child due to his father's acting and singing jobs. As for his mother, she was a housewife who cared for the family.[1]

In 1956, Alda graduated from Fordham University after attending the all-boys Roman Catholic high school Archbishop Stepinac in New York.

While studying at the university, Alda worked for the university radio station WFUV.

He also joined the training program for commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces ROTC. Later he spent six months in Korea and served for a year at Fort Benning. [2]

The love of his life, Arlene Weiss, met Alda in 1956. They married and had three daughters together.

Career development

Alda's acting career started in the mid-fifties as an actor in a Compass Players theater in Chicago. Later he joined Cleveland Play House, a regional theater where he stayed until 1959.

In 1958 Alda landed his first TV role in the military sitcom "The Phil Silvers Show."

In 1963, the actor made his film debut in "Gone Are the Days!, and his first main role was in the 1968 film "Paper Lion." [3]

Alda continued his acting career with another comedy movie named "The Extraordinary Seaman," released in 1969, where he played the role of Morton Kim.

His second starring role was in 1970 in the crime movie "The Moonshine War."

In 1971 Alda landed his first horror movie role in the movie "The Mephisto Waltz," where he again had the starring role.

Nevertheless, his career breakthrough only happened in 1971 when he was cast for the TV series M*A*S*H, which aired from 1972 to 1983. Alda was featured in 256 episodes and later served as a producer and co-writer[4]

In 1981 the actor directed his first movie, "The Four Seasons," a romantic comedy that was an immediate hit that earned more than 50 million dollars at the box office. The movie was also the ninth highest-grossing movie then and won the Bodil award for "Best Non-European Film." [2]

During his career, Alda directed a few more movies; however, they didn't achieve the same success as "The Four Seasons."

Despite this, Alda continued to act, and his next film, "The Aviator," earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

During the 2000s, Alda was still active on the TV screens, appearing in another famous TV Series, "Ray Donovan."

In 2018 the actor announced that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

But besides the illness, Alda is still professionally active. One of his latest projects is the podcast "Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda," which reached 200 episodes in 2022.[5]

In addition to his acting career, Alda is also the author of the books "If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?", "Things I overheard While Talking to myself," "Never Have Your Dog Stuffed and Other Things I've Learned," and "Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie." [6]


Alan Alda is an actor, director, and author.

During his career, he starred in various movies and TV series, M*A*S*H being his most notable.

In addition, his podcast "Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda" teaches listeners how to better connect with others.

His net worth is estimated at $50 million.


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