What is Jack Wagner’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Born:||3 October 1959|
|Salary (Annual):||$1 Million|
Jack Wagner is an American actor and singer who has a net worth of $10 million. He is known as a popular soap opera star in the early 1980s and 1990s and for his role in the General Hospital, The Bold and Beautiful, Melrose Place, and Santa Barbara.
Jack Wagner and Kristina Kay Crump played the power couple in the show ‘General Hospital’ as Felicia Cummings and Frisco Jones for years before actually getting married to each other. Let us find out more about this well-known soap opera artist and how he spends his millions.
Wagner was born on October 3, 1959, in Washington, Missouri. He attended St. Gertrude’s parochial school and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School where he played basketball and football.
He went to study at the University of Missouri but left in a year to enroll at the University of Arizona. He attempted to play Golf and also gave a shot at Theatre. He got a full scholarship from the university’s drama department.
Wagner’s first-ever role was in 1982’s ‘A New Day In Eden,’ where he played the role of Clint Masterson and was a short-lived soap opera. His most popular role is that of playing on ‘General Hospital,’ where he played Frisco Jones and met Kristina Kay Crump, his iconic significant other and the duo was nothing less than a power couple. He also played the father of Georgie and Maxie Jones in the soap opera. Wagner’s appearance in the series was released between the years 1983 and 2013.
He then went on to appear in Santa Barbara as Warren Lockridge from 1991 to 1993. He also appeared in several films such as Moving Target, Frequent Flyer, Dirty Little Secret, and Lady Killer. Wagner appeared on Fox’s nighttime soap opera, Aaron Spelling’s Melrose Place as Dr. Peter Burns. He was also part of the production team and directed a few episodes as well. He appeared on two more of Aaron Spelling’s projects, ‘Sunset Beach,’ in 1997, and ‘Titans,’ in 2000, both NBC television series.
Wagner won a Daytime Emmy Award in the category ‘Best Younger Actor,’ for his role in general Hospital. He was also nominated for an Emmy for ‘Best Lead Actor’ in 2005 for ‘The Bold and Beautiful.’ He has made guest appearances on shows such as Hot in Cleveland, Castle, and Monk. He played on CBS’ daytime opera ‘The Bold and Beautiful,’ as Nick Marone from 2003 to 2012.
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He reprised the role of Frisco Jones on General Hospital in 2013 for most episodes of the show. He appeared in the series ‘When Calls the Heart,’ in 2014 as Bill Avery. He starred in the ‘Wedding March’ movie franchise and played in ‘The Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride,’ in 2018.
Wagner is also a tremendous singer and has released six albums. In 1984, his album ‘All I Need,’ topped the Billboard charts, and the single reached No.2 on Billboard Hot 100 and No.1 on the Adult Contemporary Chart. His other albums include ‘Lighting Up the Night, (1985)’ ‘Don’t Give Up Your Day Job (1987),’ ‘Alone in the Crowd (1993),’ ‘Dancing in the Moonlight (2005),’ and ‘On the Porch (2014).’
Wagner initially did not land the role of Frisco Jones on General Hospital and had to give five auditions for the role with ABC. On his final audition, he performed ‘Wait a Little While,’ by Kenny Logins and was recommended to producer Quincy Jones by Kelli Ross, who was a musical artist.
He along with Glen Ballard and Clif Magness produced Wagner’s ‘All I Need,’ which instantly rose up the charts. The album’s record label was Qwest Records/Warner Brothers. This album hit led him to perform on musical series such as ‘American Bandstand,’ ‘Solid Gold,’ ‘The Merv Griffin Show,’ and ‘Soul Train.’
He also appeared on the run ‘Jekyll and Hyde,’ making him the first celebrity to appear on Broadway. Wagner expressed his feeling as that of a lifetime and enjoyed playing dual characters on Broadway which was the most fulfilling experience of all time.
His other favorite role was that of Dr. Peter Burns from ‘Melrose Place,’ due to his evil character who redeems himself. In 1987, he went on to appear on the National Theatre tour and also the National Tour of Grease in 1988.
Wagner also toured to give singing performances from 1985 to 1988 except in the 1990s as he was busy with his acting projects. He however resumed performing in 2005. Artists such as Paul McCartney, Neil Young, and Lindsey Buckingham are some of the singers who have done Wagner’s songs as covers. His famous song ‘The Right Key,’ was debuted on the ‘General Hospital.’
In 2012, Wagner briefly participated in season 14 of Dancing with the Stars and danced with star Anna Trebunskaya. They were however eliminated from the show after placing 11th.
As of 2022, Wagner has a net worth estimated at $10 million.
Wagner is also a tremendous golfer and won the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in 2006, which is a tournament to determine the best golfer among American celebrities. He has a total of 19 best finishes and even bested the Dallas Cowboys. His golf career started when he won the Missouri Junior Championship in 1980 and was considered a pro.
He started a charity called Celebrity Golf Classic that raises awareness and money for lymphoma, myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease, and leukemia. The charity has raised more than $600,000 in the first two years and funds cancer research institutes.
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|Date Of Birth||3 October 1959|
|Income||$1 Million (Annual)|
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
As of recent news, Wagner’s second son Harrison was pronounced dead on June 6th, 2022. Harrison battled addiction but the cause of death is unclear. He has had past episodes of relapse and almost went missing for a week in 2016 before his relapse.
Wagner married his co-star from the ‘General Hospital,’ Kristina Kay Crump who was also his love interest on the show. The couple however divorced in 2006. They had two sons, Peter born in 1990, and Harrison, born in 1994. Wagner also has a daughter from an affair he had in 1988. He met his 23-year-old daughter, Kerry, for the first time after he came to know that she had hired a private investigator to find out about her parents.
Her birth mother had placed her for adoption and fled away. This was a personal subject covered in Dancing with the Stars in 2012. Wagner briefly had an affair with the ‘Melrose Place’ Heather Locklear in 2007 and was even engaged to the star. They however called it off in 2011. He also dated ‘The Bold and Beautiful,’ star Ashley Jones for a year and broke up in 2015.
As of 2023, Jack Wagner’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He is a popular soap opera actor best known for his role in ‘General Hospital’. Most of his income comes from the acting field as well as from brand endorsements. Apart from this, Jack is also a golf player wins an American Century Celebrity Golf Classic in 2006.