Adam Rich is an American actor who rose to fame for his prominent role in ABC's comedy-drama series Eight Is Enough. He started his career as a child actor at the young age of eight. With almost 40 credits, he has earned great fame and fortune.
Early Life and Education
Adam Rich was born on 12 October 1968, in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in an American family and raised in Granada Hills, California, along with his younger brother. Rich holds American Nationality and belongs to white Ethnicity.
He studied in Chatsworth High School but in 1986, at the age of 17, he was rusticated out of high school for smoking marijuana in school.
Early at the age of 8, he earned a role in TV series Eight is Enough. After that, he appeared in TV series Code Red and eventually in TV sitcom Gun Shyon.
Some of his acting credits include The Six Million Dollar Man, The Love Boat, CHiPs, Fantasy Island, St. Elsewhere, and Baywatch. Moreover, he appeared opposite Bill Cosby in the 1981 movie The Devil and Max Devlin.
He also appeared in movies and TV series like 3-2-1 Contract, Dungeons & Dragons, Silver Spoon. He retired from the film industry in 2003 after appearing in comedy film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.
In his period as an actor, he won 3 young artist awards continuously from 1980 to 1983. Furthermore, in 2005, he was listed #73 on vh1’s The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Star.
As of 2019, he is providing scripts and ideas for TV shows and film according to a reliable source.
Personal Life & Controversies
Adam Rich chose to keep his personal life private and has barely shared anything about his relationships, dating life, past affairs, and his marital status.
Adam Rich is a controversial personality. He came to the limelight from his controversial activities. In 1989, he was on the verge of death due to the overdose of Valium drug. Just two years after that in 1991, he was behind the bars in the case of theft and smashing a pharmacy window to steal drugs.
In 1996, there was a rumor that he was murdered and listed under the Might’s list of dead celebrities. But that was proved out to be a hoax and overruled by the truth.
Likewise in 2002, he was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). Rich has been to drug rehab three times at the least.
Adam Rich was active in the film world from 1976 to 2003. With 27 years of career as an actor, he surely has earned a hefty sum of money. According to various online sources, Adam Rich is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $1 million as of June 2019.
He mainly earns from his acting career where he makes the salary marking 5 digit figures for an appearance on movies and TV shows.
Height: Rich is 5 feet 5 inches in height.
Age: Adam rich is 50 years old.
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