Yannick D. Bisson is a film and television actor and director born on 16th May 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Apart from his numerous other appearances, he is probably best known for his role of Detective William Murdoch in the TV series “Murdoch Mysteries”.
Have you ever wondered how rich Yannick Bisson is? According to sources it has been estimated that Yannick Bisson’s overall net worth is $5 million, as of July 2017, accumulated through a successful and extensive acting career, which started in the mid-‘80s. Since he is still very active in the entertainment industry, his net worth continues to grow.
Yannick Bisson Net Worth $5 Million
Yannick was born into a family with both English and French ancestry. Although born in Montreal, he moved to Toronto as a teenager where he began acting while attending high school. As soon as he noticed his son’s interest in acting, Bisson’s father encouraged him to reply to a newspaper advertisement which was looking for “child actors”. After appearing in numerous TV commercials, his first major role was in “Hockey Night”, the CBC movie of the week in which he starred next to Megan Follows and Rick Moranis. He then went on to act in the Canadian TV series “Learning the Ropes” (1988-89), but gained international recognition during the ‘90s when he starred in “High Tide”, the syndicated action series with Rick Springfield. In 2001, Bisson starred in “Loves Music, Loves to Dance” television movie which was based on the book by Mary Higgins Clark. Yannick also played attorney Brian Tedrow, a recurring role from 2000-04 in the Showtime drama “Soul Food”, followed by the role of F.B.I agent Jack Hudson in PAX TV series “Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye”, and “Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy”. His other notable appearances include roles in “Falcon Beach”, “Crazy for Christmas”, “I do (but I don’t)”, “Genius”, “Flashpoint” and “Brothers by Choice”. Bisson has starred as Jon in all of the “Roxy Hunter” movies to date, continuing to raise his net worth.
Yannick has had some experience as a voice actor as well, and provided the voice of Ferdie in “Maxie’s World” children animated series. His most successful and most recent venture has been the “Murdoch Mysteries” television drama series, in which he has been playing the lead role since 2008. Directing the show’s fourth episode, “Buffalo Shuffle”, was his directorial debut. Among his other activities is hosting the “Star Racer” reality show on Discovery Canada Channel, and starring in “The Adventures of Napkin Man” on CBC Television. In March 2016, Bisson was awarded the Fan’s Choice Award at the Canadian Screen Awards, and received the ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence for his lifetime of work in 2017.
When it comes to his private life, Yannick has married to content creator, writer and actress Chantal Craig since 1990, who he started dating in high school; the couple has three daughters.
Bisson is a passionate bicycle collector and enjoys cycling in his free time, considering it his best stress relief.
All three of Mr. Bisson's daughters have appeared in Murdoch Mysteries. Brianna Bisson played the character Penny Renton in the episode of Murdoch Mysteries entitled "Love and Human Remains." Meanwhile Dominique Bisson had a part as Gloria Abercrombie in another episode of Murdoch Mysteries entitled "Snakes and Ladders". And more recently Mikaela Bisson appeared as Annie Cranston in The Murdoch Appreciation Society.
Born in Montreal, Canada, he moved to Toronto as a teenager where he began acting lessons.
After appearing in numerous television commercials, his professional career took off when he was cast as the lead in the CBC's critically acclaimed movie-of-the-week Hockey Night (1984) with Rick Moranis.