An American actor and tenor Mandy Patinkin has gained his fame for the role of Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride. You could also see him in movies Yentl, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, and Wish I Was Here, or on TV series such as Chicago Hope, Criminal Minds, Dead Like Me, and Homeland. His amazing net worth is estimated to be about $9 million as of 2021.
How Did Mandy Patinkin Get So Rich?
Mandy was born on November 30th, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois. His full name is Mandel Bruce Patinkin. Besides the University of Kansas he attended also Drama Division at the prestigious Juilliard School. At the beginning of his career, he appeared in several TV commercials and made some radio appearances.
His first theatre success was in 1979, playing the part of Che in Evita on Broadway. A year later, he won Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. During his acting career Mandy was nominated for several awards and won three of them. He gained really impressive net worth thanks to his work and he is also a charitable man. He went on a trip to Greece to help refugees from Syria.
Mandy married actress and writer Kathryn Grody in 1980 and have two sons together, Isaac and Gideon. He suffered from a degenerative eye disease and also was treated for prostate cancer. When he recovered, he went on charity bike ride, Arava Institute Hazon Israel Ride: Cycling for Peace, Partnership & Environmental Protection, which is 265 miles long. Patinkin became vegan in 2005.