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 television actor, but he has also done works relating to voice-overs, due to which he has achieved an outstanding net worth in his old age. The article below deals with the Hollywood personality's earnings and net worth.
As of 2023, Lee Major has an estimated net worth of $15 million, a very decent sum for a man of 83. His money has come from his work in several milestone movies and TV series.
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Lee owns an exquisite mansion in Beverly Hills, California, a house worth more than $1,425,000 and a part of his still-increasing net worth.
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:
Lee has played the role of vital characters in these films, for which he might have received quite a good sum for his works. The earnings from these films have all been added to his net worth.
Lee's first role as an actor was in 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 actor Barbara Stanwyck. The series also featured Linda Evans, Peter Breck, and Richard Long.
During 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.
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 Major's persona into a pop icon. The show premiered in 1973 and was an international success, but it 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.
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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.