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Luke Perry’s Net worth is around was around 10 million dollars at the time of his death. Coy Luther “Luke” Perry III (October 11, 1966 – March 4, 2019) was an American actor. He became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay on the Fox television series Beverly Hills, 90201 from 1990 to 1995, and again from 1998 to 2000. He also starred as Fred Andrews on the CW series Riverdale. He had guest roles on notable shows such as Criminal Minds, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, The Simpsons, and Will & Grace, and also starred in several films, including  Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992), 8 Seconds (1994), The Fifth Element (1997), and Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019), his final feature performance.

Early Life of Luke Perry

Early Life of Luke Perry
Early Life of Luke Perry

Luke Perry was born Coy Luther Perry III on October 11, 1966, in Mansfield, Ohio. His mother, Ann, was a homemaker, and his father, Coy, was a steelworker. Luke had two siblings, brother Tom and sister Amy, and their parents divorced in 1972.

Career Life of Luke Perry

Career life of Luke Perry
Career life of Luke Perry

In 1984, Perry moved to Los Angeles shortly after high school to pursue acting. He worked odd jobs, including for an asphalt paving company and in a doorknob factory. He appeared in the 1985 music video of “Be Chrool to Your Scuel” for the band Twisted Sister, and by 1988, Perry auditioned for 256 acting jobs before receiving his first acceptance. After moving to New York, Perry’s earliest roles were on daytime soap operas: one episode of  Loving (1987–1988) and ten episodes of Another World (1988–1989).

In 1990, Perry got the role of the brooding millionaire’s son Dylan McKay on Fox’s teen drama Beverly Hills 90210. He originally auditioned for the role of Steve Sanders but lost to Ian Ziering. With this role, Perry became a popular teen idol; a riot broke out when 10,000 teen girls attended an August 1991 autograph session at The Fashion Mall at Plantation, causing him to leave after 90 seconds. While starring in 90210, Perry won a supporting role in the original film version of Joss Whedon’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer (1992). He also starred in Terminal Bliss in 1992, and as Lane Frost in 8 Seconds in 1994.

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In an attempt to find more mature roles, he decided to leave Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1995. That year, he took a part in the Italian film Vacanze di Natale ’95, playing himself. Although he announced that 90201 was behind him, his absence lasted for only three years, and he returned to the show in 1998. During this time, Perry starred in the independent film Normal Life opposite Ashley Judd, starred in the TV science fiction movie Invasion (1997), and Riot (1997), a drama about the . 

He had a small role in the 1992 Los Angeles Luc Besson’s science fiction adventure film The Fifth element (1997). In 1998, he returned to 90210, where he remained as a permanent special guest star through the show’s final season in 2000. In 1999, he starred in the film Storm .

In 1997, Luke guest-starred on “Spin City” and appeared in the science-fiction film “The Fifth Element,” which grossed $263.9 million at the box office. He returned to “Beverly Hills, 90210” in 1998 and stayed until the series ended in 2000. Perry played Reverend Jeremiah Cloutier on HBOs “Oz” from 2001 to 2002 and starred as the lead on Showtime’s “Jeremiah” from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, he guest-starred on six episodes of “Will & Grace” and three episodes of “What I Like About You,” his “Beverly Hills, 90210” co-star Jennie Garth’s show.

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Luke then starred on the NBC series “Windfall” (2006) and HBO’s “John from Cincinnati” (2007) as well as the films “The Sandlot: Heading Home” (2007) and “Alice Upside Down” (2007). He guest-starred on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2008), “Criminal Minds” (2008), and “Leverage” (2010) and played John Goodnight in the television films “Goodnight for Justice” (2011), “Goodnight for Justice: The Measure of a Man” (2012), and “Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts” (2013), which were based on characters he created.

He played a con man/psychic in a second-season episode of Leverage in 2010, and then appeared as the American version of Inspector Spacetime in an episode of Community in 2013, titled “Conventions of Space and Time”.

From 2017 until hihe diedn 2019, Perry starred as Frederick “Fred” Andrews,  Archie’s father and owner of Andrews Construction, on the  CW series Riverdale. Starting with “Chapter Forty-Nine: Fire Walk with Me”, the first episode to air following his death, all new episodes of the series for that season were dedicated to him. At the time of his death on March 4, 2019, there were still four unaired episodes featuring Perry that would air in the remainder of Season 3.

Other Works in the life of Luke Perry

Other Works in the life of Luke Perry
Other Works in the life of Luke Perry

His primary investment was all his acting roles in Hollywood.

Luke has played numerous voice-acting gigs in his career. Perry did a lot of voice-over work for several animated shows, generally as himself.

In 1993, Luke did a voice on the show “The Simpsons.” He also provided his voice in an episode of “Johnny Bravo.”

Likewise, Perry parodied himself in the “Family Guy” episode “The Story on Page One,” where he threatened to sue Peter Griffin for referring to him as gay in a newspaper story.

In addition, Luke was a part of Thomas Nelson’s audio Bible production, “The Word of Promise,” in 2009.

“Biker Mice from Mars,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm,” and “The Night of the Headless Horseman” are among his other voice credits.

Personal Life of Luke Perry

Personal Life of Luke Perry
Personal Life of Luke Perry

Luke married Rachel Sharp (better known as Minnie) on November 20, 1993, and they welcomed son Jack on June 16, 1997, and daughter Sophie on June 7, 2000. Jack is a professional wrestler with All Elite Wrestling who goes by the ring name Jungle Boy. Luke and Rachel divorced in 2003.

In 2015, Perry had pre-cancerous growths removed after undergoing a colonoscopy. The experience inspired him to begin advocating for colorectal cancer testing and create a will that named Jack and Sophie as his sole beneficiaries.

At the time of Luke’s tragic death, he was engaged to marriage and family therapist Wendy Madison Bauer.

Luke Perry Movies’ Box Office Collection

Luke Perry Movies' Box Office Collection
Luke Perry Movies’ Box Office Collection
Luke Perry’s MovieYearBox-office Collection
Once Upon a Time In Hollywood2019$377,562,039
The Fifth Element1997$263,893,838
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1992$14,231,669
8 Seconds1994$21,342,390

Luke Perry’s Net Worth

Luke Perry's Net Worth
Luke Perry’s Net Worth

Multi-millionaire actor Luke Perry lived a comfortable life with a net worth of $10 million.

Luke Perry’s Death

Luke Perry's Death
Luke Perry’s Death

On February 27, 2019, Perry suffered a major stroke at his residence in Sherman Oaks, California.

His family made a difficult decision to take him off life support after a second stroke, and he passed away on March 4, 2019, at the age of 52, at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank.

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