William Shatner: Captain Kirk who his first woman removed all the money gained with the series and today has a fortune of 100 million

For lovers of cinema and television, William Shatner (89) will always be Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek series (1966) and the seven films that followed

William Shatner: Captain Kirk who his first woman removed all the money gained with the series and today has a fortune of 100 million

For lovers of cinema and television, William Shatner (89) will always be Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek series (1966) and the seven films that followed this cosmic-spatial drama that made him a star despite being debuted with Yul Brynner in the Karamazov brothers (1958). The actor, who in a few months will turn 90 years, became a few days ago in the older person on traveling to space thanks to Jeff Bezos, architect from Blue Origin.

Who was going to tell the veteran interpreter that fiction would eventually becoming reality, even if it was only for a few minutes. Like other colleagues by profession, Shatner has had a random sentimental life, since in 1956 he was married for the first time with the actress Gloria Rand, mother of the only three daughters of him, Leslie, Lisabeth and Melanie. The union seemed perfect, but the woman of him decided to leave with all the fortune of the actor gained thanks to Star Trek, so he had to malvive in a truck until new job offers arrived.

In 1973 he was married with the Also Marcy Lafferty interpreter, who also finished in divorce two decades later. In 1997 he returned "yes, I want" with the model and actress Nerine Kidd, who since they met was an eventy alcoholic. That addiction, next to her intake of her pills, caused Shatner to be killed in the pool of her mansion. The authorities ruled that it was an accident. In 2001 he went through the 'altar' with the actress Elizabeth Joyce, of whom he divorced last year.

The continuous loving failures has poured them as a horse breeder, a hobby that began more than three decades ago when he began to collaborate with a childhood beneficiance. In its ranch of more than 150 hectares in Kentucky has been dedicated to riding and raising equines of great quality, which caused a divorce agreement as atypically as strange, since with Elizabeth divided equal parts the number of horses, but Shatner is It remained with the semen.

Among other extravagances of the actor is the one of having sold one of its kidney stones in 2006 to an online casino for $ 25,000 for the construction of housing for an NGO; He charges up to $ 80 by autograph (something normal in the United States) and another $ 1,500 for an invitation to the 90th birthday party next March.

A curious fact: Shatner has barely seen the chapters of the series and the character films that has given him a substantial fortune that CelebrityNetworth calculates 100 million dollars. During the shootings he kept a close and complicated friendship with Leonard Nimoy (Captain Spock), who weeks before the death of him decided to stop talking without Shatner knew the motive, which plunged him into a deep sadness. He also became enemies, especially, with George Takei (Hikaru Sulu).

Updated Date: 21 October 2021, 00:57

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