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Who Is Adam West? Here's Everything You Need To Know About Him

Shaile Published On Mon Aug 12 2019   Modified On Mon Aug 12 2019
Who Is Adam West? Here's Everything You Need To Know About Him

Facts of Adam West

Full NameAdam Adam
First NameAdam
Last NameAdam
Birth NameWilliam West Anderson
ProfessionActor
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityWalla Walla Washington
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameOtto Anderson
Father ProfessionFarmer
Mother NameAudrey Volenne
Mother Professionopera singer and concert pianist
HoroscopeVirgo
Marital StatusMarried
Networth8000000
FilmographyBatman,Aloha Scooby-Doo!,Scooby-Doo! and the Beach Beastie,Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders,Batman vs. Two-Face,Batman television series
EducationWhitman College
Networth$8 M
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Date of BirthSeptember 19,1928
Age91 years

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    Body and Relation Status of Adam West

    What is Adam West marital status ?Married

    William West Anderson, famous with his stage name Adam West was an American Actor. Who got famous from his role as DC's comic character Batman in Batman series and 1966 Batman feature film. His other notable work as Chuck Connors in Geronimo, Kenneth Cabot in Three Stooges episode The Outlaws Is Coming. He also gave voice in Fairly OddParents, The Simpsons, Family Guy and Two Batman animated video Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and Batman Vs Two-Face

    Adam West's Early Life & Education

    William West Anderson was born in 19th September 1928 in Walla Walla Washington, United States. He belonged to white ethnicity with the birth sign of 

    Talking about his family, he was a son of Otto Anderson and Audrey Volenne. His father was a farmer and his mother was an opera singer and concert pianist. His mother left her dreams to care for Adam West and his family.

    William attended Walla Walla High School and later joined Lakeside School in Seattle. He joined Whitman College but studied at the University of Puget Sound. He got his bachelor's degree in literature and a minor in psychology from Whitman College.

    After he graduated from college he worked as an announcer on American Forces Network television. He worked as a milkman after he was discharged from American Forces Network and moved to Hawaii to pursue a career in television.

    Personal Life & Relationship History

    Adam West was married three times in his life, he was married to his college girlfriend Billie Lou Yeager in 1950. The couple were together for six years and got divorced in 1956.

    Adam West with Ngatokorua Frisbie and two children
    Adam West with Ngatokorua Frisbie and two children

    After a year later he married Cook Island dancer Ngatokorua Frisbie Dawson, the couple shared two children together and his marriage was ended with his wife in 1970.

    Adam West with his wife Marcelle Tagand Lear
    Adam West with his wife Marcelle Tagand Lear

    He then married his third wife Marcelle Tagand Lear on November 1970. The couple stayed together for more than 4 decades. There was no sign of any conflict between the two of them. They were living together with his two children and two stepchildren.

    Death

    West died while he was battling with leukemia in Los Angeles, California on 9th June 2017. For his tribute, Los Angeles projected the Bat-Signal on City hall and Walla Walla Shone the bat-signal on the Whitman Tower at the time of his funeral. 

    Net Worth, Career, Earnings

    At the time of his death, Adam West had an estimated net worth of around $8 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrity like Bill Skarsgard and John Boorman has earned similar net worth as Adam West.

    His primary source of income was from his acting in Hollywood films and television series. He was paid $2000 per show for his role as Batman in television series Batman.

    He owned 3187 square feet home with three bedrooms and five bathrooms. His house was on sale for $1.5 million dollars. 

    Career

    West debuted from the television series The Philco Television Playhouse in 1954, later he appeared in various television series and films. But his major role which made him success was from 1966 DC's character Batman in Television series Batman. It was one of the best television series at that time.  

    He also gave voice in various television animation series like The Simpsons, Family Guys, The Batman SpongeBob Square Pants and many more. 

    Talking about his movie he had done many films including Batman, The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood and many more. He also gave voice in various films like Chicken Little, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders and 2017 Batman Vs. Two-Face and many more.

    Quick Summary of Adam West

    Who was Adam West?

    Adam West was an American Actor.

    How did people tribute after his death?

    For his tribute, Los Angeles projected the Bat-Signal on City hall and Walla Walla Shone the bat-signal on the Whitman Tower. 

    What was Adam West's Net Worth?

    Adam West had an estimated net worth of around $8 million as the time of his death.