Who is Robert Wagner? Biography
Robert John Wagner Jr. is an American actor best known for the tv shows Hart to Hart and It Takes a Thief.
As of 2023, Robert Wagner’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. This is the combined net worth of John and his wife actress Jill St. John.
The majority of his worth came from his successful career as an actor and tv personality. He has appeared in countless films as well as tv shows.
He is known for his appearances in
- The Concorde … Airport ’79 (1979)
- The Towering Inferno (1974)
- Harper (1966)
- The Pink Panther (1963)
- A Kiss Before Dying (1956)
- Number 2 in the Austin Powers trilogy of films.
Besides he became part of many tv sitcoms such as Two and a Half Men (2007–2008).
Even Wagner worked as a tv host with Fox and appeared as a guest in many shows. All of these contributed enough to his net worth.
Before knowing how much he makes, lets’ discover more about his personal life, age, income sources, and investments.
How old is Robert Wagner?
Robert John Wagner Jr. was born on February 10, 1930, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
At present, Robert Wagner’s age is 93 years.
His father, Robert John Wagner was a traveling salesman for the Ford Motor Company.
How much does Robert Wagner make?
Robert Wagner’s Net Worth in 2023
Robert started his career working as an extra in the 1950s with “The Happy Years.”
At the age of 20, he was signed to Twentieth Century Fox.
His first movie with Fox was “Halls of Montezuma” with Richard Widmark. In the same year, he appeared in another supporting role in “The Frogmen.”
At first, he gained attention with the song “With a Song in My Heart” when he played an effective part as a shell-shocked soldier.
After that, he began to gain leading roles. He became part of “Beneath the 12-Mile Reef,” “A Kiss Before Dying,” “Between Heaven and Hell,” etc.
Robert also starred in the popular Western “Broken Lance” in 1954.
With Fox, he appeared in “The True Story of Jesse James,” and “Between Heaven and Hell.”
In 1960, he tried to refresh his career by appearing in Natalie Wood’s (wife at that time) “All the Fine Young Cannibals.”
Just after that, Wood and Robert formed their own production company “Rona Productions.” He released “The War Lover” in 1962, filmed in England.
After separating from his wife, Natalie Wood he relocated to Europe for some years. There he became part of hit movies like “The Longest Day,” “The Pink Panther,” and “The Condemned of Altona.”
In the 1960s, Robert’s appearance that makes him a bonafide star is the hit series “To Catch a Thief”.
After that, he worked in another successful television series “Switch” as Pete Ryan. Robert was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards for his work in the show.
Additionally, he has guest appearances in a number of shows such as “NCIS,” “Hustle,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Boston Legal,” and “Seinfeld.”
How Much Robert Wagner Invested in Real Estate?
Wagner invested $220,000 for a 1+ acre property built in 1940 in LA’s Brentwood neighborhood in 1983. In 2007, he sold the property for $14 million to Richard and Rita Hogan (heiress to a Japanese video game empire).
They kept the property empty for 12 years after Rita died in 2019.
In 2021, The Wagner/St. John’s mansion was sold for $11 million.
Is Robert Wagner Married?
According to his memoirs, he had affairs with many highly popular entertainers such as Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Crawford, Joan Collins, etc.
Natalie Wood (m.1957-div.1962)
In 1957, Wagner married Natalie Wood. After five years, they were divorced in 1962.
Marion Marshall (m.1963 – div.1971)
Robert married Marion Marshall in 1963. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Katie. Unfortunately, they also divorced in 1971.
After that, he engaged Tina Sinatra from 1970-1972 but they broke it off.
Natalie Wood (m.1972 -1981)
Robert again rekindled his romance with his first wife Wood and remarried on July 16, 1972. They had a daughter named Courtney.
How old was Natalie Wood when she died?
At the age of 43, she died when she drowned near the yacht Splendour on November 29, 1981. wood had been on board with Wagner, Christopher Walken (actor), and Dennis Davern (Splendour’s captain).
According to Wagner, when he went to bed at that time Wood was not there.
According to Robert’s spokesman, he thought she had taken off on a small inflatable boat by herself.
But her body was found about a mile away from the yacht. The autopsy report revealed bruises on Wood’s arms, cheek, and on her body.
The blood alcohol content was 0.14%, and two types of medication, a motion sickness pill, and a painkiller were present.
In his memoir “Pieces of My Heart,” Robert said that he had had an argument with his wife before she was gone.
On November 2011, the case was reopened when the captain of the boat, publicly stated that during the first investigation he had lied to the police. He added, he had witnessed Wood and Wagner arguing that night.
According to the captain, Wood had been flirting with Walken due to that Wagner went into a jealous rage and later wood disappeared.
According to Davern, Wagner was responsible for Wood’s death.
Later the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department named Wagner as a person of interest in investigating Wood’s death. in 2018 but he has denied any involvement.
93-year-old Robert Wagner was an American actor.
After the death of his wife Natalie on November 29, 1981, He married former American actress Jill St. John in 1990.
Robert Wagner’s net worth in 2023 was roughly calculated at $20 million.
Robert Wagner was born on 10 February 1930. According to his date of birth, he is 93 years old.
Robert Wagner’s first wife was Natalie Wood. By profession, she was an actress.