Telly Savalas Net Worth: $5 Million
Born in Garden City, New York in January 1992. Greek-American actor and singer Telly Savalas had an estimated net worth of $5 million. He was widely recognized for playing the role of the title character in the television series Kojak. Throughout his forty-year career Savalas had more than 120 acting credits to his name including his appearances in the movies The Young Savages in 1961, Birdman of Alcatraz in 1962, The Greatest Story Ever Told and Battle of the Bulge in 1965, Dirty Dozen in 1967, The Scalphunters in 1968, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service in 1969, Kelly’s Heroes in 1970, Pretty Maids All in a Row in 1971, Inside Out in 1975, and Escape to Athena in 1979. In 1975 the deceased actor claimed a Golden Globe Award for Best TV Actor – Drama for Kojak, following his nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Birdman of Alcatraz in 1963. He also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Blvd in 1983. At the age of 72 Savalas died on January 22, 1994 from prostate and bladder cancer.