Gavin MacLeod Net Worth
Gavin Macleod net worth has been estimated at $10 Million. The late actor was best-known for his roles on “Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Love Boat”, in addition to serving as an evangelist and author.
MacLeod was born Allan George See on February 28th 1931 in Mount Kisco, New York to a gas station owner father and an editor-publisher mother who both worked at Reader’s Digest magazine. Following graduation he served in the US Air Force before making the leap into New York City to follow his dream of acting and work at Radio City Music Hall while looking for roles.
In 1958, he made his television and movie debuts with appearances in both The Walter Winchell File and I Want to Live!. Subsequently he appeared as a regular on various series alongside Ed Asner and William Shatner; eventually landing the role of Captain Merrill Stubing on “The Love Boat”, further increasing both his fame and wealth.
This series was an enormous hit and ran for over 200 episodes across 10 years, earning him nods at multiple Golden Globe awards for his portrayal. Later he made appearances on other popular shows and movies such as Andy Griffith Show, Untouchables, and Man from U.N.C.L.E.
MacLeod was also well-renowned as an evangelist and appeared on many religious programs. Additionally, he authored two books – This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood and Faith and Life – before passing away at 90 in 2021.
He married Joan Rootvik from 1955 until their divorce in 1972, then went on to marry Patti Kendig in 1974, remaining together until his death in 1999. They had four children together as well as 10 grandchildren. MacLeod was well known to a variety of notable individuals such as Betty White, Bernie Kopell, Leonard Nimoy and Ed Asner. Additionally, he was actively involved with his church affiliation – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church). He was passionate about cars, having visited the Ferrari factory in Italy. Additionally, he enjoyed nature – specifically clouds, sunsets and wildlife. When vacation time came around he often took his children and wife with him too. He was an amazing, generous person who always wanted to help those less fortunate than himself. His loss has been felt deeply by everyone he knew; we pray for his family as we honor his life with peace.