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Burt Reynolds Net Worth, Career, Wiki, Financial Problems And More

Burt Reynolds was an American actor and director. He is also a voice artist. Burt worked in the entertainment industry for a decade and had a successful and impressive film career. Burt received a lot of recognition when he was a part of the entertainment industry.

Net Worth

Burt Reynolds has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars when he died in 2018. He received an Academy Award nomination and also had millions of fans worldwide. Burt’s net worth was even higher than $3 million during his peak career. He suffered from significant financial problems but still managed to sustain a good net worth.

Early Life

Burt Reynolds was as Burton Leon Reynolds, Jr. on February 11, 1936, in Lansing, Michigan. He got enrolled at Florida State University and he entered the University because of his football scholarship. He wanted to become a police officer but soon changed his mind when he got interested in acting. When he was taking extra classes at a junior college, one of his teachers encouraged him to audition for a play called “Outward Bound”. Burt signed the lead role and won the Florida State Drama Award for his performance.

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Career

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Burt moved to New York City and continued to act in plays, film, and TV. In 1961 he made his debut in the film called “Angel Baby“. “Deliverance” made him a superstar and he earned the ultimate success. He gained a lot of attention in the 70s and 80s and appeared in many popular movies like “Smokey and the Bandit”, “The Longest Yard” and “The Cannonball Run”. He also became popular for his appearance in “Boogie Nights”, “Without a Paddle”, and “Burn Notice“.

He got nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Burt Reynolds’ career was messed up when he gave some flops. His marriage with actress Loni Anderson ended up in a divorce. He accused his second wife of cheating and paid her a lump sum of $234,794.13.  Burt Reynolds passed away on September 6, 2018. He was 82 at the time of his death. He passed away due to a heart attack.

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Financial Problems

 At the peak of his career, his estimated net worth reached $60 million. Burt owned several mansions in Beverly Hills, and also owned an estate in Florida. He also owned a stable that included 150 horses at the ranch. He also purchased a mansion, a private jet, and a helicopter. When he got married to Loni Anderson he purchased a Beverly Hills mansion.

There were many reports that revealed that Burt suffered from severe financial problems. He was forced to sell his prized possessions because he had to settle $10 million worth of debt. He was also experiencing foreclosure on his home that he owned in Florida. He failed to pay $1.2 million of his mortgage payments. Burt declined reports that he was bankrupt and revealed that he was selling memorabilia he doesn’t need it anymore. He claimed that he is sick of seeing his face everywhere.

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