Born and raised in New York, the United States, Peter Strauss is an actor, producer, and businessman. Since his debut in the film industry in 1970, Peter Strauss has remained consistent appearing in blockbusters and super hit films and TV series.
Early Life and Education
Peter Strauss, aka. Peter Lawrence Strauss, was born on 20 February 1947, to father Warren B. Strauss. He was born in an American family with Jewish descent in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, the United States. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Regarding his education, he attended Hackley school for boys, Tarrytown. He graduated from Northwestern University with an acting degree in 1969.
He had a keen interest in acting from an early age. While he was still attending his high school, he performed in plays like As You Like It and Romeo and Juliet. He debuted in the movie industry through movie Hail, Hero.
He got his first lead role in movie Soldier Blue in 1970. After that, he eventually appeared in movies and TV series including Men Don’t Tell, Kane & Abel, Heart of Steel, Masada, Rich Man, Poor Man, The Jericho Mile, Rich Man Poor Man-II, Law & Order, Men in Black: The Series, Batman: The Animated Series, and many others.
He is also a producer. Until now, he has only produced two movies; Heart of Steel & A whale for the killing and a TV series; Seasons of Love.
For his outstanding performances, he received awards like Primetime Emmy Awards and TP de Oro Awards. Moreover, he has also been nominated for Golden Globe Awards.
Coming to his personal life, Peter Strauss is a married man. He is married to Rachel Ticotin since 31 December 1998. They exchanged the vows in front of family members, close friends and relatives in an intimate ceremony. Rachel was previously married to David Caruso.
Previously, he was married to Nicole Fons. They were together as husband and wife for almost 12 years and divorced in 1994. The estranged couple was blessed with two children, son Justin Strauss, and his siblings.
Prior to Fons, he was married to Beverly Baker Paulding from 21 January 1973 to 11 December 1979.
As of now, Peter Strauss is living a happy married life with his wife and children in New York.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Peter Strauss is estimated to have a net worth of around $5 million. He mainly earns his net worth from his career as an actor and entrepreneur.
A reliable source reported that the average salary of an actor is around $50,000 with actual payroll between $19,000 to $180,000. The salary can go high up to $214,000 after summing up the bonus of $54,000. His earning also include a Profit share of $39,000 and a commission of $8000.
Apart from his eminent career, he also makes a good sum of money from his business venture. He is currently running a popular citrus production business and controlling Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden as an advisory board.
Moreover, he had a ranch named after him in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area which he sold in 1983 to Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for millions of dollars.
Height: 5 feet 11.5 inches
Weight: 74 kgs
Age: As of 2019, Peter Strauss in 72 years old.