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Charles Herbert Woolery was born on the 16th March 1941, in Ashland, Kentucky USA. He is widely known for being a TV personality – a host of talk shows and game shows, such as “Wheel of Fortune”, which was aired from 1975 to 1981, “Love Connection”, from 1983 to 1994, “Scrabble”, from 1984-1990, and “Lingo”, from 2002-2007. He is also recognized as an actor and a musician. He has been active since THE 1970s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Chuck Woolery is at the present time? According to estimates from sources, Woolery counts his net worth at the decent amount of $15 million. Obviously, most of his income is the result of his successful involvement in the entertainment industry, and the music industry, too.
Chuck Woolery Net Worth $15 Million
Chuck Woolery was raised in Kentucky, and attended Ashland High School, and before he continued his education as a student of Sociology and Economics at the University of Morehead State, he spent two years in the US Navy. After graduation, he started working some odd jobs and earning money. Few years later, Woolery moved to Nashville and formed the rock band “Avant Garde”, with additional member Elkin “Bubba” Fowler. Their first single called “Yellow Beads” was released in 1967, and was followed by “Naturally Stoned”, which entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 40. However, the group soon disbanded, and its members went on to solo careers. Woolery soon signed with Warner Bros Records and Epic Records, but never managed to release a full length album, instead releasing a few singles, which only managed to enter charts at low positions.
With the beginning of the 1970s, Chuck dedicated himself to acting, and in 1972 he made a debut appearance in the TV series “New Zoo Revue” in the role of Mr. Dingle. Two years later, he appeared in the television music program entitled “Your Hit Parade” as a host, and soon after he began hosting other programs and quizzes, making these the main source of his net worth.
In 1975 Chuck was hired as a host of the show “Wheel Of Fortune”, and stayed there for six years, as in 1981 he left the show after a disagreement with producers of the program. Nevertheless, he soon found a new engagement, since in 1983 he was hired as a host of the show called “Love Connection”, where he worked until 1994. At the same time, Chuck began his trademark phrase “We’ll be back in two and two”, prior to a commercial break, as two minutes and two seconds was the standard length of a TV commercial break.
To speak further of his hosting career, Woolery served as a host of such shows as “The Big Spin” (1985), “The Home And Family Show” (1996-1998), “The Dating Game” (1997-1999), and “Lingo” (2002-2007), among many others, adding to his net worth. In recent years, Chuck has become more involved in radio programs, and has hosted shows such as “Save Us Chuck Woolery” (2012), and his latest show “Blunt Force Truth”, which is a successor to his previous show.
Besides his career as a host, Chuck Woolery is politically active as a supporter of the Republican Party, claiming himself as a libertarian conservative. Additionally to this, he has written a number of publications which have appeared in newspapers, such as “The Washington Times” and “Newsmax”.
When it comes to his personal life, it is known that Chuck Woolery has six children. He has married four times and divorced thrice – with first wife, Margaret Hayes(1961-71), he has three children, of whom Chad died in a motorcycle accident. Woolery’s second wife was Jo Ann Pflug(1972-80), with whom he has one daughter. His third wife was Teri Nelson(1985-2004), the stepdaughter of David Nelson, a famous actor, with whom he has two sons. Since 2006, he has been married to Kim Barnes.