Gregory Ralph Evigan was born on 14 October 1953, in South Amboy, New Jersey USA, to Barbara Elizabeth, a homemaker, and electrician Ralph Milan Evigan. He is an actor, best known for his roles in the television series “B. J. and the Bear”, “My Two Dads”, “P.S. I Luv U” and “TekWar”.
So just how wealthy is Greg Evigan at present? According to sources in late 2016, Evigan has amassed a fortune of over $1 million, acquired during his acting career now spanning over 40 years.
Greg Evigan Net Worth $1 Million
Evigan grew up in Sayreville, New Jersey, where he attended Sayreville War Memorial High School, being active in the school’s arts program, which earned him induction into its Alumni Hall of Fame in 2007. After matriculating in 1971, he pursued a career in acting, landing roles in the Broadway musicals “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Grease”, and establishing his net worth.
Evigan made his film debut with the role of Alan in the 1976 crime film “Scorchy”. The following year he made his television debut, with the starring role of Greg in the short-lived CBS sitcom “A Year at the Top”. From 1978 to 1981 he portrayed truck driver Billie Joe ‘B.J.’ McKay in the NBC comedy series “B. J. and the Bear”, which made him recognizable to American audiences, and greatly contributing to his net worth.
He went on to make guest appearances in numerous series through the ’80s, including “The Yellow Rose”, “Murder, She Wrote” and “Matlock”, paving his way to fame and fortune. The year 1987 was very productive for the actor, as he landed roles in two films, – “Stripped to Kill” and “Private Road – No Trespassing” – and was cast in the NBC sitcom “My Two Dads”, playing Joey Harris for four years, which significantly reinforced his rising career, and considerably added to his wealth.
In 1989 Evigan starred as Kevin McBride in the science fiction horror film “Deep Star Six”. In 1991 he appeared in the television film “Lies Before Kisses”, and landed the role of Cody Powell/Joey Paciorek in the crime drama series “P.S. I Love You” – the show ran for one year on CBS, improving his status in the acting world.
One of Evigan’s most notable roles came in 1994, when he was cast as Jake Cardigan in the science fiction television series “TekWar”, based on the same-titled novels by William Shatner. His performance in the show, which lasted until 1996, additionally improved his wealth and his status in the industry. By the end of the decade, he had appeared in several films, such as “Spectre”, “Mel” and “Survivor”, and in the series “Burke’s Law”, “Pacific Palisades”, “Family Rules” and “Touched by an Angel”.
The early part of the next decade saw Evigan landing many film parts, such as in “Arizona Summer”, “Cerberus”, “100 Million BC” and “Megaconda”, as well as appearing in numerous television series, including “Reba”, “JAG”, “CSI: Miami”, “Desperate Housewives” and “Cold Case”. His last television appearances were in the 2015 series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Once Upon a Holiday”. All contributed to his net worth.
When it comes to his personal life, Evigan has been married to dancer Pamela C. Serpe since 1979, with whom he has three children. His daughters are actresses Briana Barbara-Jane Evigan and Vanessa Lee Evigan, and his son Jason Evigan is the front man of the Los Angeles band After Midnight Project.
He was inducted in the 2007 Sayreville War Memorial High School Alumni Hall of Fame for his contributions to the arts.
Father of Jason Evigan, a musician who makes music on his own in the "After Midnight Project", Vanessa Evigan and Briana Evigan.
He was born in South Amboy and raised in nearby Sayreville, New Jersey.
In the TV series Fame (1982), he played the love interest of Valerie Landsburg. He sang a duet with her which he composed himself. The title of the duet was "Lucky Enough for Two", which appeared on the album "The Kids From 'Fame' Sing For You".