Ted Danson Net Worth, Wife, Height, Wiki, Bio, Age


Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer known for his roles in multiple television series, most notably as Sam Malone on Cheers. He also starred in series such as Becker, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and The Good Place.

Ted Danson with Bobby Moynihan


Full NameEdward Bridge Danson III
Also Known AsTed Danson
Profession(s)Actor, Producer
Date of BirthDecember 29, 1947
Age75 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthSan Diego, California, United States
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Ancestry & HeritageEnglish, Scottish, German, Irish

Physical Stats

Height6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
Weight85 kg or 187 lbs
Body MeasurementsChest – 43 Inches<br>Waist – 35 Inches<br>Biceps – 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Ted Danson with Mary Steenburgen

Family & Relationships

ParentsEdward Bridge Danson Jr. (Archaeologist and Museum Director), Jessica Danson (Teacher)
SiblingsJan Haury
AffairsNone Known
Partner/SpouseMary Steenburgen (m. 1995), Casey Coates (m. 1977–1993), Randy Danson (m. 1970–1975)
ChildrenKate Danson (with Cassandra Coates), Alexis Danson (with Cassandra Coates)

Education & Early Life

SchoolingKent School, Stanford University (Dropped Out)
Higher EducationCarnegie Mellon University (BFA in Drama)
Early LifeBorn in San Diego, California in 1947. Developed interest in drama during high school. Dropped out of Stanford to pursue acting.
Early InfluencesParents encouraged artistic pursuits from young age. Inspired by seeing Broadway and Shakespeare productions.
Ted Danson in Mr Mayor Season 2


DebutTed Danson’s first major role was in the soap opera Somerset in 1975. His breakout role came in 1982 starring as Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers.
Significant WorksCheers, Becker, Damages, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Good Place
Awards & Nominations2 Primetime Emmy Awards, 3 Golden Globe Awards, 9 Screen Actors Guild Awards
FilmographyCheers, Three Men and a Baby, Made in America, Saving Private Ryan, CSI, The Good Place
Voice WorkAnimated film The Land Before Time XIV
Music VideosDanson has not appeared in music videos.
Tours & Live ShowsDanson has not done concert touring. He appeared briefly on Broadway in The Queen of the Stardust Ballroom in 1975.
CollaborationsFounded the American Oceans Campaign in 1987 which eventually merged with Oceana.
DocumentariesTed Danson has been featured in numerous documentaries about environmentalism and activism.

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$100 million
PropertiesDanson owns homes in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Utah.
Business VenturesCo-owner of the restaurant chain Tom’s Urban. Investor in companies like Territory Foods.
InvestmentsIn addition to business ventures, Danson has invested in environmental and sustainability companies.

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsEnvironmental activism, playing the guitar
ControversiesDanson wore blackface at a Friars Club comedy roast in 1993, sparking backlash. He apologized.
Philanthropy & ActivismLongtime environmentalist and ocean conservation advocate. Established the American Oceans Campaign.
Public ImageWell-liked celebrity with reputation for being easygoing and charitable. Praised for environmental efforts.
Personal ChallengesDanson has discussed battling dyslexia as a child and struggling academically before discovering acting.
Notable InterviewsThe Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Publications & BooksDanson published a book about ocean conservation called Oceana in 2011.
Personal AnecdotesDanson credits his first date with wife Mary Steenburgen in 1994 as “the night my life began.”
Quotes“The ocean stirs my heart, soothes my soul, and brings me peace.”
Ted Danson at the Mayors office

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@teddanson
Twitter Handle@TedDanson
Facebook HandleTedDanson
Youtube ChannelTed Danson

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesDanson is referenced frequently as one of the most iconic sitcom stars ever for his role on Cheers.
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionDanson has left a legacy in environmentalist activism, especially ocean conservation.
MentorshipDanson has used his platform to mentor young environmental activists.
LegacyDanson has a lasting legacy as a versatile television and sitcom star, as well as an influential environmental activist.