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LeVar Burton Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height & Weight

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What’s LeVar Burton's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!

LeVar Burton Wealth Info
Net Worth$6 Million
Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1957 (age 66 years)
Height5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)
ProfessionActor, Author, Film director, Presenter, Television Director, Television producer, Voice Actor
NationalityUnited States of America

Net Worth of LeVar Burton

LeVar Burton net worth: LeVar Burton is an American actor, author, director, producer, and presenter who has a net worth of $6 million. LeVar Burton was born in Landstuhl, West Germany in February 1957. He was born on a military base in West Germany while his father was a photographer for the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Burton graduated from the University of Southern California’s School of Theatre. Burton’s acting debut was in 1977 as he played the role of Kunta Kinte on the popular ABC drama series Roots. This was also his first professional acting audition. For his performance LeVar was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Burton is well known for his time on the PBS program Reading Rainbow. He hosted and executive produced the show starting in 1983. The show was on the air for 23 seasons and ended up winning more than 2000 awards including 26 Emmys. In May of 2014 Burton and others started a campaign to get Reading Rainbow back on the air. Burton is also known for his role of Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has directed episodes of Star Trek, Charmed, JAG, Las Vegas, and more. He also serves on the board of directors for AIDS Research Alliance.

LeVar Burton Quotes

How is it that LeVar Burton has a net worth of $6 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:

I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.

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It's definitely true that there are a lot of the devices we used on 'Star Trek,' that came out the imagination of the writers, and the creators that are actually in the world today.

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There would be no Star Trek unless there were transporter malfunctions.

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I genuinely believe we have an opportunity to revolutionize how we educate our children.

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I get most of my news updates from electronic and social media.

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