Jan-Michael Vincent Net Worth 2017, Biography & Wiki
Jan-Michael Vincent is an American (retired) actor that has a net worth of $200,000. Jan-Michael Vincent was born July 15, 1944 in Denver, Colorado. Jan-Michael is famous for his character as helicopter pilot Stringfellow Hawke on the 1980s television series Airwolf (1984–1986) and as the protagonist of John Milius’s 1978 surfing epic Big Wednesday. Jan-Michael was completing a stint in the California Army National Guard when a talent scout was struck by his all-American appearances.
Jan-Michael Vincent Net Worth $200,000 Dollars
Jan-Michael Vincent’s first acting job was in the movie The Bandits (aka Los Banditos), co-directed by and starring Robert Conrad, in 1967. Vincent made a shirtless appearance on the Dragnet 1968 episode The Grenade as a muscular high school student who endured an acid attack by a psychologically unsound classmate. He also appeared in the Danger Island segments of Hanna-Barbera’s The Banana Splits series as Link (1968–1969). In the autumn of 1969 Vincent had a starring role in the prime time soap opera The Survivors, alongside Lana Turner and George Hamilton; however, the series was canceled midseason. During the exact same period, Vincent appeared in films like The Undefeated (1969) starring John Wayne and Rock Hudson. Vincent also guest-starred in two episodes of the TV series Bonanza. Throughout the ’70s and ’80s, he appeared in television shows for example Marcus Welby, M.D. and Gunsmoke as well as such other films as Going Home, The World’s Greatest Athlete, Hooper, among others. In the ’80s and ’90s his personal life was riddled with legal troubles and also a struggle with alcoholism.
In an interview in 2007, he was asked about his 1996 car accident. His answer was "Y'know, I have no idea what you're talking about. I don't remember being in an accident.".
In 2012 Vincent had to have the lower half of his right leg amputated due to a leg infection he contracted because of complications from peripheral artery disease. Vincent now has a prosthetic right foot and sometimes has to use a wheelchair to get around.
Completely retired from acting and resides near Vicksburg, Mississippi. [September 2009]
Resides in Redwood, Mississippi, just north of Vicksburg. He has a secluded home and horse ranch. I saw him at the Vince Gill concert five nights ago. In fact he has spent a great deal of time in Mississippi over the years, training in horsemanship and skydiving at one time or another in North Mississippi for the most part. [November 2004]
He held a helicopter pilot license back in the 1980s.
Suffered permanent damage to his voice after getting into a near-fatal auto accident in 1996 that resulted in a broken neck. Paramedics had to insert a tube down his throat and the tube damaged one of his vocal cords.
Was the studio's choice to play the role of Hooper in Jaws (1975).
(September 21, 2000) He was sentenced to 60 days in jail after admitting that he violated his probation by being drunk in public three times between January and July 2000 and with his July 20, 2000 arrest for an altercation with his wife. He is currently enrolled in a live-in substance abuse treatment program, where he will return after serving his jail term.
Went to Elementary and High school in Hanford, California, Graduated from Hanford High School in 1963
Involved in car crash resulting in a broken neck. [August 1996]
[September 2007, on being told he was one of the highest paid people on TV] This is the first time I ever thought about that. I never thought about being the highest paid. I just wanted to be someone that people cared about watching and I feel I'm a good actor.
[September 2007, on being told he was bigger than Brad Pitt during his day] I don't even know who Brad Pitt is.