How much is Ian Ziering worth?
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||March 30, 1964|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Ian Ziering
Ian Ziering, whose full name is Ian Andrew Ziering, is an American film actor, director, producer, and voice actor. His acting career started in 1981 during his late teenage years. The actor rose to prominence when he became a series regular on the television series “Beverly Hills, 90210”, where he remained from 1990 to 2000. Apart from this role, he’s also known for partaking in “Biker Mice from Mars”, “Sharknado”, and “Swamp Thing”.
How did Ian Ziering earn his net worth?
The actor became rich thanks to his incredible acting and voice acting skills. After graduating from the West Orange High School, he enrolled at the William Peterson University and focused his attention on his studies. After graduating from the university with a Bachelor’s degree in dramatic arts, Ziering returned to filming. He spent most of the late 1980s taking part in various series such as “Guiding Light” and “ABC After school Specials”, from which he earned no more than $1.000.
In 1990, after defeating multiple actors in the audition process, Ian landed the role of Steve Sanders in the Fox teen drama “Beverly Hills, 90210”. His very first appearance on the show was in the series pilot that aired on October 4, 1990. He remained on the show for the next decade, and his last appearance was in the final episode on May 17, 2000. Besides being one of the only two characters to appear in all 290 episodes of the show, Ian Ziering gathered more than $5 million in total from his role.
Why is he so famous?
Ian Ziering gained popularity when he joined “Beverly Hills, 90210”, where he reprised the role of Steve Sanders. He was born on March 30, 1964, in Newark, New Jersey. He’s the youngest of three sons for Paul and Muriel Ziering. Ian was raised in both West Orange and Newark, New Jersey alongside his two older brothers – Barry and Jeff. He attended the West Orange High School, from which he graduated in 1982.
His parents saw his love for acting and signed him up for acting schools in New Jersey during the mid-late 1970s. In 1981, just a year before he graduated from high school, Ziering made his film and television debut. The first film, in which he took part in is the romantic drama “Endless Love”, which features Martin Hewitt, Brooke Shields, and also serves as the film debut of Tom Cruise. Later that year, in his television debut, he starred in the NBC soap opera “The Doctors”, reprising the role of Erich Aldrich in two episodes.
What makes him so successful?
What makes the BH90210 star so successful are his abilities to direct, produce, and star in several productions. Apart from starring in all ten seasons of “Beverly Hills, 90210”, he also became a director and producer. He produced eight different episodes, directed two, and wrote one. Other productions that he has directed and produced are “Man versus Monday”, “Sharknado”, and “The Killer Deal”. Also, before and after BH90210, he continued to star in different television series such as “Mighty Ducks”, “Godzilla: The Series”, “Son of the Beach”, and “Biker Mice from Mars”.
Starring in box-office hits and commercially acclaimed films also helped Ian Ziering find success. In 1995, after not starring in films in more than 14 years, he starred in the martial arts Western film “Savate”. Other films that he’s known for appearing in are “No Way Back”, “Mighty Ducks The Movie”, “Domino”, and “Tyrannosaurs Azteca”. Most recently, since 2015, he has been heavily included in the television movies “Sharknado” and “Lavalantula”, where he portrays the character of Finn Shephard. In addition to starring in “Skarknado” 3, 4, 5, and 6, he also directed and produced some of the films.
Ian Ziering is now known as one of the original cast members of the teen series “Beverly Hills, 90210”, which remains one of the most-watched series of the decade. Ever since he joined the show, the actor has ventured into several roles in the film industry, including that of a director, producer, and writer.
Currently, his net worth is $10 million and he continues to take part in a variety of television films and series. Most recently, in 2019, besides as himself, he also reprised his role as Steve Sanders in the BH90210 spin-off, which follows the lives of all original cast members.