John Ritter was an amazing American actor, comedian, and voice-over actor well known for his work in Sling Blade, Problem Child, and many more. He had contributed to a lot of movies and amassed an enormous fan base throughout his career since 1968. John Ritter’s net worth reached $20 million in his three-decades-long career.
The poor actor, John Ritter, suddenly died of aortic disease while rehearsing on a television production set on September 11, 2003. However, this incident hasn’t slowed Ritter’s widow, Amy Yasbeck. She is trying her best to spread knowledge about the disease that took her husband’s life.
Let’s get to know what was John Ritter’s net worth during his time of death.
John Ritter left his legacy via his exceptional works and comedy. The amazing actor rests peacefully in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, U.S., while continuing to shock the world with his marvelous movies.
John Ritter’s wealth grew massively with his steady career. Image Source: Getty Images.
Aforementioned, John Ritter’s net worth was a whopping $20 million during the time of his death. He had earned money with sheer dedication and hard works. According to Ritter’s IMDb, he has more than a hundred acting credits, which include Bad Santa, ManHood, Tadpole, Tripfall, Panic, etc. This shows that the significant portion of Ritter’s income came from the blockbuster movies he starred in.
Few of John Ritter’s movies are listed below, along with their box office collection.
|Name||Box Office Collection||IMDb Ratind|
|Clifford's Really Big Movie||$3,255,426||5.4|
|Problem Child 2||$32,704,700||4.9|
Likewise, Ritter has appeared in numerous television series, which has earned him significant recognition. He has starred in tv series like Insight, Pray T.V., Three’s Company, Three’s a Crowd, Hooperman, The Cosby Show, Anything But Love, etc. Ritter’s contribution to the film industry is laudable, and he is revived through his works, even today.
John Ritter was born on in Burbank, California, the USA to singer and actor, Tex Ritter and actress Dorothy Fay. Ritter, who majored in psychology and planned to become a politician, later changed his major to theatre arts.
The Problem Child star, John Ritter, first appeared in The Dating Game as a winning contestant. After his shift to Theater Arts, he acted in a series of stage plays across countries from 1968 to 1969. John Ritter’s screen debut in 1968 on an episode of Hawaii Five-O landed him on over hundreds of feature film roles. His notable performances also include Hearts Afire, Dan August, Breakfast in Bed, and many more.
Likewise, John Ritter has made guest appearances in Medical Center, Mary Tyler Moore, The Waltons, etc. Ritter had also contributed to voicing over characters on several occasions, beginning with The Flight of the Dragon.
According to The Los Angeles Times, John Ritter’s wife, actress Amy Yasbeck sold their home in Beverly Hills for $6.55 million, $55,000 more than the asking price. John Ritter had bought the estate for $2.25 million nearly three decades ago.
Speaking of John’s wife Amy Yasbeck, she herself has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
6,409 sq. foot house proudly presents French doors, soaring ceilings, curving staircase underneath, an artist studio, curved built-in bookshelves, and many more. The couple lived in the house raising their daughter, Stella Dorothy, until Ritter’s tragic death in 2003.
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Although John Ritter’s death sent a shock wave to his family and the entire Hollywood, he remains immortal through his works and family. Interestingly, all the Ritter’s sons, Jason Ritter, Tyler Ritter from his previous marriage with Nancy Morgan, are continuing his legacy.
Similarly, Ritter’s daughter, Stella, had a sex-change in 2016 and renamed Noah Ritter continues to make her pa proud of her talent of composing and acting. Let’s hope Ritter’s children continue to make their father proud of them.
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