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Jerry Van Dyke was born on the 27th July 1931, in Danville, Illinois, USA and is a comedian and actor, still widely known for his own TV show – “The Jerry Van Dyke Show” – and for appearances in the movies “The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon” (1976) and “13 Queens Boulevard” (1979) as well as for the role in the TV series “Coach”.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this talented artist has accumulated so far? How rich Jerry Van Dyke is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total size of Jerry Van Dyke’s net worth, as of mid-2016, is $15 million, including assets such as an 800-acre ranch in Arkansas and residences in Los Angeles and Mexico. This amount has been acquired through his career in the entertainment industry, now spanning almost 55 years.

Jerry Van Dyke Net Worth $15 Million

Jerry Van Dyke was born to Hazel Victoria, a stenographer, and Loren Van Dyke, a salesman, and is the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, legendary actor, comedian, dancer, writer, singer and producer who won Grammy, Tony and five Emmy Awards. Jerry Van Dyke’s ancestry is mostly of Dutch by his father, but it also includes Scottish, English and Irish descent from his mother’s side.

Jerry Van Dyke’s interest in comedy dates back to his high school days at Danville High School when he started performing his first stand-ups. Prior to the official beginning of his career in 1962 when he joined WTHI-TV in Indiana, during his time in the US Air Force, Jerry joined Tops In Blue, an active duty members touring performance troupe in 1954. Jerry’s initial TV career includes his own show, “The Jerry Van Dyke Show”, which provided the basis for his net worth.

The real breakthrough in Jerry’s career came after he began appearing in his brother’s show, “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, and soon after he became a part of the regular cast on “The Judy Garland Show” in 1963. In the same year, Jerry Van Dyke made his big screen debut with supporting roles in the movies “McLintock”, “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” and “Palm Springs”. All these ventures contributed to the overall net worth of Jerry Van Dyke.

By 1970, Jerry Van Dyke had added more acting roles in his portfolio, including starring in the sitcoms “My Mother the Car” and “Accidental Family”, as well as in the movies “Love and Kisses” (1965) and “Again in My Pocket” (1969). It is certain that these roles made a positive impact on his net worth.

Almost the entire next decade, Jerry Van Dyke spent touring various Playboy Clubs all around the country, and occasionally appearing in TV shows such as “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “Fantasy Island” and “Love, American Style”. Doubtlessly, all these engagements helped Jerry Van Dyke to add a significant sum to his wealth in total.

Between 1989 and 1997, Jerry Van Dyke starred as Luther Van Dam in ABC TV’s sitcom “Coach”. For this role, which is his most famous and most recognizable role, Jerry Van Dyke was nominated for Emmy Awards four times in a row from 1990 to 1993, for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Apart from enhancing his popularity, these ventures increased the wealth of Jerry Van Dyke as well.

Some of Jerry Van Dyke’s more recent engagements include appearances in popular TV series “Yes, Dear”, “Raising Hope”, “The Millers” and “The Middle”. He is maintaining his net worth.

When it comes to his personal life, Jerry Van Dyke was married to Carol Johnson between 1957 and 1974, with whom he had three children – their daughter, actress and adult movie performer Kelly Jean Van Dyke, took her own life in 1991. With his second wife, Shirley Jones to whom he has been married since 1984, Jerry resides on their 800-acre ranch where they raise llamas and horses.

Apart from his career in the entertainment industry, Jerry Van Dyke is an avid poker player and occasionally plays at ESPN tournaments.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 27, 1931
Birth place: Danville, Illinois, United States
Profession:Actor, Comedian
Education:Danville High School, United States Air Force Tops In Blue
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Carol Johnson (m. 1957–74), Shirley Ann Jones (m. 1977)
Children:Kelly Jean Van Dyke, Jerri Lynn Van Dyke, Ronald Van Dyke
Parents:Loren Van Dyke, Hazel Vorice Van Dyke (née McCord)
Nominations:Emmy Awards for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1990-1993)
Movies:"My Mother the Car" (1965-66), "The Middle" (2009-), "Teen Angel" (1997-1998), "The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon" (1976), "McLintock", "13 Queens Boulevard" (1979), "Coach"
TV shows:"The Judy Garland Show" (1963-64), "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Judy Garland Show", “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “Fantasy Island”, “Love, American Style”
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Doing commercials for store chain Big Lots. [December 2003]
2Father-in-law of Jack Nance.
3Was considered for the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather (1972).
4Started his television career at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute in the 1950s. He and his brother both applied for a job there but Dick did not get hired.
5Daughter, Jerri, runs Jerry Van Dyke's Soda Shoppe in Benton, Arkansas.
6Greatuncle of actor Shane Van Dyke, Carey Van Dyke, Taryn Van Dyke and Wes Van Dyke.
7Father of actress Nancee Kelly and Jerri Van Dyke.
8Was one of the first people to tour with the Air Force Tops in Blue. Appeared on the Ed Sullivan show with the group.
9The part of George Utley on Newhart (1982) was originally created for him.
10Younger brother of actor Dick Van Dyke.
11Uncle of actor Barry Van Dyke, Carrie Beth van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke and Stacy Van Dyke.
12Turned down the role of Gilligan on Gilligan's Island (1964) because he thought it was "the worst thing" he had ever read. In addition, he was offered to join the cast of The Andy Griffith Show (1960) in 1965, when Don Knotts left the show, but he declined. Instead, he chose to do My Mother the Car (1965). The cancellation of that short-lived series led him to regret his decision not to do either Gilligan's Island (1964) or The Andy Griffith Show (1960).


Quotes

#Quote
1[on the script for the pilot of Gilligan's Island (1964)] It was the worst thing I have ever read in my life.
2To me, life is like a soap opera. I love tuning in every day to see what's going to happen next.
3(On the demise of his long-running sitcom Coach (1989)): "I was ready to move on and try some other things. But I had mixed feelings: I hated to leave the set; but after a while, you run out of stories".
4[Describing his famous older brother] "Dick has always been kind of a private guy. He has a wonderful personality and he's great to talk to, but it's hard to really get close to him. Dick's a loner."


Pictures

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)
1994Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)
1993American Television AwardAmerican Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Situation ComedyCoach (1989)
1993Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)
1992Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesCoach (1989)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Middle2010-2015TV SeriesTag Spence
The Millers2013TV SeriesBud
Raising Hope2011TV SeriesMel
Moon Ring2010Darrell
My Name Is Earl2008TV SeriesJerry
Yes, Dear2001-2005TV SeriesBig Jimmy Hughes
Committed2005TV SeriesWalter
The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited2004TV MovieStacey Petrie
The District2004TV SeriesJudge Beers
Diagnosis Murder1999TV SeriesStacy Sloan
The New Addams Family1998TV SeriesThe Burglar
You Wish1997-1998TV SeriesGrandpa Max Grampa Max
Teen Angel1998TV SeriesGrandpa Jerry Beauchamp
Merry Christmas, George Bailey1997TV MovieUncle Billy
Annabelle's Wish1997VideoGrandpa Baker (voice)
Coach1989-1997TV SeriesAssistant Coach Luther Horatio Van Dam / Luther Van Dam
Grace Under Fire1997TV SeriesLuther Van Damme
The Drew Carey Show1997TV SeriesLuther Van Damme
To Grandmother's House We Go1992TV MovieHarvey 'Harv'
Charles in Charge1988TV SeriesMr. Merken
Run If You Can1988Brian
Coming of Age1988TV Series
Death Blow: A Cry for Justice1987Bernard Blackwell
Fresno1986TV Mini-SeriesTucker Agajanian
Newhart1983TV SeriesRoy Herzog
The Love Boat1982TV SeriesNorman Quigley
Fantasy Island1978-1981TV SeriesFred Cooper / Mr. Brennan
House Calls1980TV SeriesDr. Duane Kellogg
13 Queens Boulevard1979TV SeriesSteven Winters
ABC Afterschool Specials1976TV SeriesMr. Finley
Mary Tyler Moore1972-1973TV SeriesWes Callison
The New Dick Van Dyke Show1973TV SeriesMickey Preston
Love, American Style1970-1971TV SeriesJohn Pettidrew (segment "Love and the Jealous Husband") / Gordon (segment "Love and the Nutsy Girl") / Dwayne Barone (segment "Love and the Gangster")
Headmaster1970TV SeriesJerry Brownell / Jerry Thompson
Angel in My Pocket1969Emery
Gomer Pyle: USMC1968TV SeriesJerry Ball
Good Morning, World1968TV SeriesJerry Carroll
Accidental Family1967-1968TV SeriesJerry Webster
Vacation Playhouse1967TV SeriesGoogie's Father / George
That Girl1967TV SeriesHowie
My Mother the Car1965-1966TV SeriesDave Crabtree
Love and Kisses1965Freddy
The Andy Griffith Show1965TV SeriesJerry
The Dick Van Dyke Show1962-1965TV SeriesStacey Petrie
The Cara Williams Show1964TV SeriesCarter Devereaux III
Perry Mason1964TV SeriesJames Douglas
McLintock!1963Matt Douglas Jr.
Palm Springs Weekend1963Biff Roberts
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1963Norman Jones
G.E. True1962TV SeriesCpl. Bailey

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Annabelle's Wish1997Video performer: "There's No Place Like Home"
Gomer Pyle: USMC1968TV Series performer - 1 episode
My Mother the Car1965TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Dick Van Dyke Show1962-1965TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Palm Springs Weekend1963performer: "Bye, Bye, Blackbird"
The Judy Garland Show1963TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dick Van Dyke1968TV SpecialHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1968TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1967TV SeriesHimself
Today1967TV SeriesHimself
The Linkletter Show1964TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Palace1964TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Judy Garland Show1963-1964TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Regular Performer
Picture This1963TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Garry Moore Show1963TV SeriesHimself
The Andy Williams Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1962TV SeriesComedian
Fun with Dick and Jerry Van Dyke2012TV MovieHimself
Unscripted2005TV SeriesHimself
ET in TV Land2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History2001TV MovieHimself
E! True Hollywood Story1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade1996TV SpecialHimself - Host
Late Show with David Letterman1994-1996TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards1994TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Introducing Video
Bob Hope: The First 90 Years1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 7th Annual American Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Circus of the Stars #161991TV Special documentaryHimself
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1991TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Match Game1990TV SeriesHimself
The Grand Opening of Universal Studios New Theme Park Attraction Gala1990TV MovieHimself
This Is Your Life1987TV SpecialHimself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1976-1979TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1962-1979TV SeriesHimself - Actor
The Alan Hamel Show1977TV SeriesHimself
Van Dyke and Company1976TV SeriesDick Van Dyke
Celebrity Sweepstakes1974TV SeriesHimself
Can You Top This1970TV SeriesHimself
Della1970TV SeriesHimself
The Jim Nabors Hour1970TV SeriesHimself
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself

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