Harvey Lee Yeary or Lee Majors is a famous Hollywood personality from the 1950s. Lee Majors is well known for portraying the role of Heath Barkley in the TV show The Big Valley and Colonel Steve Austin in another series The Six Million Dollar Man.
By profession, Lee Majors is a film and a television actor, but he has also done works relating to voice-overs, due to which he has achieved an outstanding net worth for his old age. The article below deals with the Hollywood personality's earning and net worth.
Lee Majors' Net Worth: $15 million
As of 2018, Lee Major has an estimated net worth of $15 million, a very decent sum for a man of 79. All of his money has come from his work in many several milestone movies and TV series.
Lee owns an exquisite mansion in Beverly Hills, California, a house which is worth more than $1,425,000, and a part of his still increasing net worth.
Back in 1974, Lee Majors received paycheques worth $50,000 for every episode of The Six Million Dollar Man. The Hollywood personality has acted in several noteworthy films also, which turned out to be big box office successes in those times. Some of the movies' earnings are enlisted below:
- Will Penny (1968) - $1,800,000
- Scrooged (1988) - $60.3 million
- Big Fat Liar (2002) - $53 million
- Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007) - $18 million
- Do You Believe? - (2015)- $14.4 million
Lee has played the role of vital characters for these films, for which he might have received quite a good sum for his works. The earnings from these films have all added to his net worth.
Lee Major's Profession
Lee's first role as an actor was for the film Strait Jacket in 1964 when he played Joan Crawford's husband. He then got the part of Howard White for a single episode of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.
Lee Majors' first break was for the ABC Western Series The Big Valley when he landed the role of Heath Barkley. In the show, he starred opposite to actor Barbara Stanwyck. The series also featured Linda Evans, Peter Breck, and Richard Long.
During in his time in The Big Valley, he also worked for a film titled Will Penny, and soon enough landed a role as a lead actor for The Ballad of Andy Crocker.
The Six Million Dollar Man
After the cancellation of The Big Valley in 1969, Lee Majors got the starring role of Colonel Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man, a television movie aired on ABC.
The role turned Majors' persona into a pop icon. The show was premiered in 1973 and was an international success, but the show started losing its edge and ratings and was eventually canceled in 1978.
Over the years, Lee Majors has acted in several other films and TV shows, namely The Fall Guy (1981-1986), Trojan War(1997), Big Fat Liar(2002), etc.
He appeared in the three episodes of Raising Hope, a comedy series on FOX and his current endeavors involve his appearance in the 2018's Ash vs Evil Dead, where he plays Brock Williams, father of star Bruce Campbell.