About Craig T. Nelson
It has been estimated that the total amount of Craig T. Nelson net worth reaches a size of 20 million dollars, as of right now. He became famous because of his career as an actor, but before this career, Craig T. Nelson was more known as a comedian. Craig T. Nelson became a household name when he was picked for the part of Hayden Fox in the TV series called “Coach” on Fox. For his role in the show, Craig T. Nelson was awarded with an Emmy award. In 1980, he appeared in the film called “Stir Crazy”, where he got the role of Deputy Ward Wilson.
Two years later, he was chosen for the role of Steven Freeling in the hit film called “Poltergeist”. Craig T. Nelson also appeared in “My Name Is Earl”, where he got the role of the Warden. Thus, all of these appearances made his name popular and also added up to the total sum of Craig T. Nelson net worth. In 2004, Craig T. Nelson also debuted as a voice actor when he was chosen to voice the character of Mr. Incredible in the animation called “The Incredibles”.
The actor was born in 1944 in Washington. His mother was a dancer and his father was a businessman.
Craig T. Nelson when growing up was also interested into sports. In fact, he has a brown belt in karate. When he was studying in high school, Craig T. Nelson belonged to the school’s baseball and football teams. Craig T. Nelson after high school was studying at Central Washington University, where he attended criminology lessons. He chose this subject because he wanted to work for the CIA. However, he dropped from this university and enrolled to Yakima Valley Community College, where he wanted to study English literature, but once again, he dropped out from it. Craig T. Nelson next got interested into acting and studied drama at the University of Arizona, where he was awarded a scholarship.
Craig T. Nelson began his career in show business as a comedian, which was also the first source of Craig T. Nelson net worth. He was one of the first members of the Groundlings. He was also a regular at the Comedy Store. However, in 1973 he stopped performing in comedy. Thus, he turned to acting, which became another important source of Craig T. Nelson net worth.