How Much is George Carlin Worth?
It was a hot day in June, 2008. The popular comedian and writer George Carlin was hospitalized. The celebrity had severe pain in his chest. That very day he died from heart failure. At the time of death, the film actor’s net worth was estimated as $ 10 million. His wife Sally Wade and daughter Kelly Carlin-McCull were the heiresses to his fortune. How did George Carlin, a person from simple folk, manage to save such a net worth?
The major part of that amount came from George Carlin work of an actor and stand-up comedian. He was nicknamed as “King of Black Humor” for his vivid and truthful performance. Very often he spoke on forbidden topics and used taboo words, but it made him even more popular.
George Carlin started his career in 1950-s. His last public performance took place 4 months before his death. During the years of his career George Carlin appeared in more than 100 movies and TV shows. He performed in night clubs, released more than 20 stand-up albums and wrote 5 books. His most famous book is “Brain Droppings”.
Carlin’s salary had always been big enough. He got money from his live performances, selling of his books and albums and from movie roles. George’s earnings in middle 1960-s were estimated as $250, 000 per year (according to Therichest). Thus he managed to save his net worth.