Billy Crystal- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth: $35 Million

Presenter Billy Crystal stands on stage during the 83rd Academy Awards in Hollywood

Billy Crystal was born on 14 March 1948 in New York City, US. His birth name is William Edward Crystal. He was married to Janice Goldfinger in the year 1970 and is currently a rich multi-millionaire of the era. He is having two children. He has won a number of awards throughout his career for his outstanding work. He is an American actor, voice actor, writer, film producer, comedian, singer, television host and film director. In the year 1970 he gained prominence for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star in the late 198s and 1990s in these years he appeared in the critical and box office successes When Harry Met Sally in the year 1989, he appeared in City Slickers in the year 1991 and Analyze This in the year 1999. Not only is this, he gave voice of Mike in the Monsters Inc franchise. He is such a super talented star and is appreciated worldwide. He is very inspiring actor for the new comers in the Hollywood. One of his charming work include the hosting at Academy awards nine times, he started hosting this in the year 1999 and recently he hosted his last one in the year 2012.

Early life

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Billy Crystal was born on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at Doctors Hospital and raised The Bronx. When he was only a kid he moved out with his family to 549 East Park Avenue in Long Beach , New York on Long Island. He is son of Helen who was a housewife and Jack Crystal who operated his own Commodore Music Store. He has an older brothers called Joel and Richard. Billy Crystal was born in a Jewish family. His father died at the age of 54 while he lost his business and her mother died in the year 2001. He completed his graduation from Long Beach High School in the year 1965. Later, on baseball scholarship, he attended the Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He graduated with BFA from its Tisch Nassau Community College in the year 1970. He married in the year 1970 and has two daughters one is Jennifer who was an actress and Lindsay who is producer. They together reside in Pacific Palisades, California.

Career

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Talking about his career in the television shows he performed at the Improv and Catch a Rising Star. In the year 1976, he appeared on the episode of All in the Family. He appeared in the first episode of NBC Saturday Night .

Apart from this, Billy Crystal was the guest star of Muppets Tonight in the year 1996. In the year 1986, he hosted Comic relief on the channel HBO along with Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg. He was very much involved in philanthropy and participated in the Simon Wiesenthal Canter Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. Talking about his other ventures, he signed a minor league contract to play with the New York Yankees just for a single day. He made appearances in several films that includes The Hollywood Squares, All Star Secrets and The $20,000 Pyramid and also in the Rabbit test by Joan Rivers in the year 1978.not only is this he holds the record of taking his contestant partner to the top of the pyramid in the fastest time which is just 26 seconds.

Awards and Achievements

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He has a number of different awards throughout his life. He performed in some special events and hosted the very the special events of Emmy awards at the 31st Annual Grammy Awards in the year 1989. In the year 1990, he writ for the 63rd Annual Academy Awards and in the year 1992 for the 64th Annual Academy Awards. He gave the individual performance in the variety as in the year 1993 he worked at the 63rd Annual Academy Awards and in the year 1998 for the 70th Annual Academy Awards. Talking about the American Comedy Awards he was the funniest actor in a motion Picture in the year 1991 for the 63rd Annual Academy Award, in the year 1992 for 64th Annual Academy Awards and in the year 1993 and 19998 the 65th and 70th Annual Academy award respectively.

Apart from the Golden Globe Award nominations Billy Crystal won the Drama desk Award for the category of Outstanding one person show for 700 Sundays and also received Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in the year 2007. He also received Emmy Awards and Tony Awards. In the year 2013, Billy Crystal received a Disney Legends award for his work in film and television for Disney. He primarily performance the voice of Muke Wazowski In Monster Inc.

Richness

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He is a rich multi-millionaire of the era and his net worth $35 million. His main source of wealth is acting, writing a film producing. He started his career at the age of 16. He got his break in the year 1977. He received a large amount of population in entire nation when he played the role of homosexual character. Thorough his comedy shows he earned a hell of money. He made his big screen debut in the year 1992 for the film Mr. Saturday Night. Biography in “WHO’s who in Comedy” wrote by Ronald L. Smith pg. 124-126. New York: Facts on File in the year 1992 ISBN 0816023387.

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