Wilford Brimley -American Actor

Published Date   15th Apr. 2019, 15:00 pm
Wilford Brimley -American Actor
Quick Info
Birth Name: Anthony Wilford Brimley
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Birth Sign: Libra
Spouse: Beverly Berry
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Ethnicity: White
Eye Color: White
Hair Color: Blue
Date of Birth: 27/09/1934
Age: 84 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $15 million
Children: James Charles, John Michael, William Carmen, and Lawerence Dean.




Wilford Brimley is an American actor who is recognized for roles in the movies such as The China Syndrome, The Thing, and The Natural. Wilford Brimley’s net worth is estimated at $15 million.

The veteran actor Wilford Brimley was born on September 27, 1934, at Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He has been married twice in his life and is the father of four children.

Early Life

Born as Anthony Wilford Brimley, he was born at Salt Lake City, Utah to a father who worked as a real estate broker. He dropped out of the high school to serve in the United States Marine Corps, where he served in the Aleutian Islands for three years. Apart from serving in the Marine, Wilford worked as a bodyguard for Howard Hughes, a wrangler, ranch hand and blacksmith.



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Wilford Brimley worked for shoeing horses for movies and TV in his early career. Image source: Pinterest

Brimley later worked for shoeing horses for movies and TV. He acted as a riding extra in Westerns and also as a stunt man.

Net Worth and Earnings

The talented American actor, Wilford Brimley’s net worth is estimated at $15 million. His major source of fortune comes from his career as an actor.

He has also worked in advertisements, and supporting horse race events in Utah. Brimley is also an avid supporter of cockfighting in New Mexico. He along with his second wife, Beverly Berry have founded a non-profit organization, Hands Across the Saddle in the Big Horn Basin.

Relationship, Wife, and Children

Moving towards his personal life, Wilford Brimley has been married twice in his life. Brimley’s first wife is Lynne Bagley and the wedding took place on  July 6, 1956. The couple has four sons, James Charles, John Michael, William Carmen, and Lawerence Dean. The pair were married until Lynne Bagley’s death in June 2000.

Wilford Brimley later got married to his second wife, Beverly Berry on  October 31, 2007. The couple had to reside in several places such as Greybull, Wyoming and Santa Carla, and Utah. The pair of Wilford and Beverly is currently enjoying a happy and blissful married life with no signs of divorce and separation.

Unfortunately, Wilford was diagnosed with diabetes in 1979. He began to raise awareness of the disease. For his outstanding works in raising awareness about diabetes, Wilford was honored by the American  Diabetes Association in 2008. The award was presented at the Port  St. Lucie headquarters of Liberty Medical on December 19, 2008.

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Wilford Brimley was honored by the American Diabetes Association in 2008 for spreading the awareness about diabetes. Image Source: Scoopnest.

Alongside that, Wilford has also visited several hospitals and communities to advise patients on how to control their diabetes problems. Funnily, Brimley’s pronunciation of diabetes had become an internet sensation and became a meme.

Wilford Brimley has maintained a good and clean cut image in the public. He has not been involved in any sort of controversy, rumors, extramarital affairs and scandals that might have affected his career adversely. In addition, Brimley has kept a low social media profile as he does not have any official social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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