Todd Bridges is an American actor and businessman who has a net worth of $500 thousand. He gained worldwide popularity for his role as Willis Jackson in the comedy show ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ and as Monk on the sitcom ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ and as a comedic commentator on TruTV Presents: ‘World’s Dumbest’ from 2008 to 2013.
Todd Bridges Net Worth
|Full Name:||Todd Bridges|
|Net Worth:||$500 Thousand|
|Age:||56 Years Old|
|Born:||May 21, 1965|
Todd Bridges Net Worth Growth
|Net Worth in 2023||$250 Thousand|
|Net Worth in 2022||$200 Thousand|
|Net Worth in 2021||$250 Thousand|
|Net Worth in 2020||$150 Thousand|
|Net Worth in 2019||$150 Thousand|
|Net Worth in 2018||$300 Thousand|
Born on May 21, 1965, in San Francisco, California, he spent most of his early days there. His father is a talent agent, while his mother is an actor, manager, and director. All of his nieces, Brooke, Penny, and Rachel Bridges, as well as his sister Verda Bridges, are actors.
Todd Bridges’ acting credits include Little House on the Prairie, The Waltons, and the pioneering miniseries Roots, as well as a recurring role on the Barney Miller spinoff Fish. But it was his part as Willis Jackson in the situation- comedy Diff’rent Strokes, in which he co-starred with various actors, that made him popular and a family figure.
From the original cast of Diff’rent Strokes, only Mary Jo Catlett, Bridges, Danny Cooksey, and Charlotte Rae remain. Bridges defeated Vanilla Ice in a Celebrity Boxing match in 2002. In 2006, he took part as a contestant on a Fear Factor celebrity but was removed after that episode.
In addition, in 2006, he competed as a contestant on the popular Fox reality show Skating with Celebrities; however, he was eliminated on episode two of the show because he was skating on roller skates rather than ice skates. TruTV Presents: World’s Dumbest in 2008, highlighted Bridges and he continued to appear as a regular commentator.
In the same year, he made his CMT Network debut as one of the contenders on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling. He was also revealed to be a member of Team Beefcake.
Bridges have been in a couple of music videos. Penny Ford was featured in a music video in 1984 with the track ‘Change Your Wicked Ways.’ In Moby’s “We Are All Made of Stars” music video, he was presented?
He appeared in the video for “Howlin’ for You” by The Black Keys in 2011. He was highlighted in the music video, ”We Are All Made of Stars’ in 2002. In 2011, he was featured in the video “Howlin’ for You” by The Black Keys. He was later granted bail and free from charges. Bridges swore off narcotics the next year.
“Killing Willis: From ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted.” Was written by Bridges in 2008. Bridges In the book, wrote his traumatic life situations, which included sexual assault and drug addiction, as well as his struggles to break free from his TV persona.
For Diff’rent Strokes in 1978, he was nominated for a TV Land Award for Quintessential Non-Traditional Family. He was nominated for Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series in the same year for his role in Diff’rent Strokes. He won Best Actor in a Feature Film Award in 2007 for his role in Frankie D.
Bridges’ son, Spencir Bridges, who was born in 1998 is a former child actor who played in the film Daddy Day Camp and an episode of iCarly with his now ex-wife Dori Bridges. Bridges also became the father of a girl from his previous marriage. Bridges and his brother James were praised for saving the life of 51-year-old paraplegic Stella Kline in 1998.
She almost sank when her wheelchair rolled into a lake while she was fishing.” Kline said that she was thanking God that he was there. She further continued by saying, ‘because everyone on TV and in the press has been saying nothing but awful things about Todd Bridges.’ But she referred to Bridges as having a golden heart.
Bridges was interviewed and he said of the rescue that he thought God put them there at the right time to save that lady’s life because there was no one else close. Bridges claimed in a 2010 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show that he was sexually abused by a publicist who was also a family friend when he was 11 years old.
Legal and Drug Problem
During his tenure of acting, Bridges has had several run-ins with the law. He began trafficking drugs in his 20s while battling an addiction to crack cocaine and methamphetamines. Bridges were convicted of cocaine possession and criminal assault as a result. Bridges’ drug and weapon problems intensified.
In 1989, he was jailed for the charges of attempted murder of a drug dealer in the Los Angeles region; after pleading not guilty. He was represented by a celebrity lawyer Johnnie Cochran.
Bridges was apprehended in 1992 after police officers discovered a drug and a loaded gun in his vehicle subsequently leading to detention. He then abstained from narcotics the following year.
As of 2023, Todd Bridges’s net worth is estimated around $500 thousand. Bridges is Mostly recognized for his role as Willis Jackson on ‘Deiff’rent Strokes’ and he appeared on the sitcom ‘Everybody Hates Chris’. He has an annual income of around $100 thousand.