About Alan Thicke
It has been estimated that Alan Thicke net worth reaches an amount of 40 million dollars. Born in 1947, he has accumulated his net worth through his involvement into acting. In addition to that, he is also known as a songwriter, comedian, game and talk show host, which are careers, which also add extra revenues to the overall amount of Alan Thicke net worth.
Alan Thicke is mostly remembered from the TV show called “Growing Pains”, which was aired on the ABC channel and in which he portrayed a role of Jason Seaver. In addition, he is known for his family relations. Alan Thicke is a father of a well known singer and songwriter today, Robin Thicke, who is known for famous hits, such as “Blurred Lines”.
Alan Thicke was born in Canada to his father who was a stockbroker and his mother who worked as a nurse. When his parents divorced, his mother married for a second time. Thus, Alan Thicke’s stepfather became Brian Thicke, who also gave his surname to Alan Thicke. When he was studying in high school, Alan Thicke was elected as a homecoming king. After graduating from high school, Alan Thicke enrolled to study into the University of Western Ontario.
Talking about him as a game show host, which also increased Alan Thicke net worth, in the late 1970s he hosted a game show in Canada called “First Impressions”. In 1997, he became a hsot of another TV show called “Pictionary”. During 1980s, Alan Thicke had his own talk show, which was broadcasted in Canada and which was called “The Alan Thicke Show”. Because this show proved to be quite a success, Alan Thicke was invited to the United States, where he got an opportunity to host his own talk show called “Thicke of the Night”. Thus, hosting TV shows also added a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Alan Thicke net worth.
Moreover, Alan Thicke has composed a couple of theme songs for various shows. The one who helped him a lot in composing these songs was his ex-wife Gloria Loring. They composed a theme song for a popular TV show called “The Facts of Life”. In addition, he wrote a lot of theme songs for game shows, including “The Wizard of Odds”. In addition, he was the one who composed a theme song for a popular game show called “Wheel of Fortune”.