Robin Williams | $ 130 Million
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Robin Williams

Actor and comedian

Net Worth $ 130 Million
Robin Williams
  • Birthday21st Jul, 51
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusMarried
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Robin Williams is a very famous Hollywood actor famous for his comedy hits. He first gained recognition with his role in the TV sitcom Mork & Mindy. Since then he has successfully transitioned his skills in movies & has registered numerous hits like Mrs. Doubtfire, Flubber, Night in a Museum, Patch Adams, Good Will Hunting etc. He has won the Academy Award in the Best Supporting actor category for his role in the movie Good Will Hunting. He has also been honored with several Golden Globe, Grammy & Emmy awards.   The success of his movies has translated for him as a major source of his riches. He charges in the region of 10 to 15 million USD per movie. He makes a lot of money from his occasional stand up live comedy shows held round the world. He owns a theatre company which nets him a large amount of money. His reported net worth is in the range of 125 to 135 million USD.   Williams enjoys a comfortable lifestyle due to his enormous wealth. He drives around in a few luxury cars. He owns a villa in San Francisco, California. He loves to vacation in the sunny beaches of the Caribbean. He is involved with a lot of charitable organizations. He has started the Windfall Foundation whose primary function is to raise money to help other philanthropic organizations. He also involved with the “Comic Relief” charity group. He has raised a lot of money to sponsor the relief & rebuilding efforts for the New Zealand city of Canterbury which was devastated by the 2010 earthquake. He has given live performances to boost the morale of US troops posted in Afghanistan & Iraq. He suffers from heart problems & underwent a surgical procedure to replace his aortic valve.   Robin William’s personal life has been full of controversies. He was married to Valerie Velardi in 1978 & the relationship ended in an acrimonious divorce in 1988. The chief trigger for the separation was William’s dalliance with waitress Michelle Tish Carter. He has a son named “Zak” from his first marriage. He married his son’s caretaker Marsha Garces in 1989 & the union produced two children. The almost 30 year old marriage ended in 2008 when the couple failed to bury their differences. Williams again decided to take the plunge into married life with graphic designer Susan Schneider in 2011. He has suffered a lot due to his addiction to drugs & alcohol. He went in to rehab to kick his cocaine addiction & was reportedly successful. However he is still trying to overcome his over dependence on alcohol.

Quotes

  • Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'
  • You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
  • No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
  • Ah, yes, divorce... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
  • What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong.

Did you know?

  • He was voted funniest man alive by Entertainment Weekly in 1997.
  • He receive the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Good Will Hunting in 1997.
  • He attended Claremont Mens College, where he played soccer.
  • He won Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album for "Robin Williams - Live 2002" in 2003.
  • He has received two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globes, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Grammy Awards.

Family & relationships

Robin Williams Autos and Cars (1)

Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Robin Williams owns a Toyota Prius which has become a trademark ownership among the Hollywood celebrities. This 4 door hybrid is much in demand for its superior fuel economy and superlative on road performance. It consists of a 1.8 liter gasoline engine with 98 horsepower. The best part of the car is that both electric and power sources work hand-in-hand to ensure maximum propulsion. The Toyota Prius has been the preferred choice of celebrities from every walk of life. Whether they really like this car or just buy it for the sake of peer pressure is a different question altogether.

Robin Williams Pets (1)

Pooch

You will hardly come across a celebrity who doesn't have a personal pet. Robin Williams is no exception. He simple adores his pet pooch and has even participated in money raising charities where he has donated the collars used by his dog.

Robin Williams Brands (3)

Blackberry Torch

Blackberry Torch

Robin Williams was first seen using a Blackberry Torch during a skit on Saturday Night Live. He pulled out a Blackberry Torch 9800 to use Tweet something. The Torch 9800 is a slider phone which comes with QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad and Social networking feed application. One can also access multiple web pages at the same time.

Dita Grand Reserve Eyeglasses

Dita Grand Reserve Eyeglasses

The veteran actor always sports a pair of Dita Grand Reserve Eyeglasses. These frames are manufactured in Japan and are available with sun glass tinting. The marvelous eyeglasses come in a range of colors but the actor prefers the traditional black ones.

IWC Mark XVI Pilot's Watch

IWC Mark XVI Pilot's Watch

During the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, the actor was seen wearing a IWC Mark Pilot's Watch. This is a self winding watch featuring mechanical movement, Convex sapphire glass and anti-reflective coating. The inner case is made of soft-iron to protect it from magnetic fields.

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