How Much is Ryan O’Neal Worth?
The famous American entertainer Ryan O’Neal saved $15 million net worth. He earned his wealth through his jobs of an amateur boxer and actor.
Ryan O’Neal started his career of a boxer, being University High School student. He took part in Golden Gloves boxing competitions, but later was imprisoned for 2 months after participating in a fistfight.
After that Ryan changed the focus of his career. He moved his way to television. At first a well-shaped person, Ryan appeared on TV as a stuntman. But soon he turned into a professional actor.
Ryan O’Neal earnings reached the new level after the success of the series “Empire”. Ryan was just 22, when he got the regular role of Tal Garrett in the series. His screen mother was a popular actress Anne Seymour.
O’Neal proved his position of a rising TV star, having played Rodney Harrington, one of the main heroes of the series “Peyton Place”, based on Grace Metalious novel. The series has become an international hit, that’s why producers decided to make additional episodes of the series each week.
Thus Ryan O’Neal fame and wealth were growing simultaneously. Having gained success on television, he continued his career in big screen films. He got an Oscar nomination and Golden Globe nomination for his play in “Love Story”. Ryan and young beautiful actress Ali MacGraw told the viewers a story about a love affair between two different people – Ryan portrayed a wealthy Harvard student Oliver and Ali acted as a working-class girl Jenny. The drama between them caught hearts of many people all over the world. Thus the movie became a massive hit, which earned $136 million in the box office with the budget around $2 million only.
In early 1980’s Ryan O’Neal career went downhill, nevertheless he managed to revive it, having played Drew Barrymore screen father in “Irreconcilable Differences”.
Currently he still makes occasional movie appearances, but most of his time Ryan is free from job. Probably, he has enough time to refresh in his memory the beginning of his way on top.