'' I am an actor, not a celebrity, I have always wanted to be an actor, I never wanted to be a celebrity!,'' a person behind such quote is American actor, Adam Rich who rose to fame from his role in ABC's comedy-drama series, Eight Is Enough. The actor started his career from an early age of eight. Active in the industry for years, he has earned a good sum of net worth and salary. The actor with several hit TV series went to drug rehabilitation three times.
Early Life and Education Of Adam Rich
Born on 12th October 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, Adam Rich is an actor. His birth sign is Libra which defines his personality to be gentle, kind, and peace. He holds American citizenship and belongs to White ethnicity. Moreover, Rich's parents raised him with his younger brother. When he was young, his family moved from Brooklyn to Granada Hills, California.
Regarding his academics, Rich attended Chatsworth High School where several stars studied including Mare Winningham, Val Kilmer, and Kevin Spacey. When he was young, he was interested in sports like football, baseball and was also interested in swimming. At the age of 14, he tried smoking marijuana and by the age of 17, he dropped out of the school.
Adam Rich's Career
Adam Rich made his Hollywood debut at the tender age of eight. He appeared as Bob in the sci-fi TV series, The Six Million Dollar Man. The series starred actors like Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, and Lindsay Wagner. His breakthrough came in 1977 in ABC's comedy-drama series, Eight Is Enough where he appeared in the lead character of Nicholas Bradford. He shared the screen with Willie Aames, Dianne Kay, and Dick Van Patten.
Similarly, in 1981, Rich made his movie debut in The Devil and Max Devlin. Following his debut, he worked in several TV series and TV movies. His recent work includes 2003's movie, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. As of 2018, he provides marketing script ideas for TV shows and film.
Adam Rich's Net Worth
According to some online sources, Adam Rich has an estimated net worth of $million, however, the amount is yet to make official. Rich's major source of income is his acting career from where he surely makes a good paycheck.
Moreover, a TV star generally makes a salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million.
Adam Rich's Personal Life
Like many celebrities, Adam Rich also prefers to keep his personal life private. Rich shares only limited information about his personal life and relationship. With the limited information, he has shared about his life, he is not married and also not dating anyone.
Besides, Rich almost died in 1989 due to Valium overdose. Two years later, he was arrested with the charge of attempting burglary of a pharmacy. There was a media hoax in 1996 that he was murdered and the story was published on his consent in the San Francisco-based magazine, Migt.
Similarly, he was arrested in 2002 for driving under the influence. Due to his addiction, he went in drug rehabilitation three times.