About Carl Weathers
It has been calculated that the overall amount of Carl Weathers net worth is as much as 2 million dollars. Moreover, there are some other sources which have stated that his net worth is much higher today as it reaches 8 million dollars. Carl Weathers has become famous because of his career in sports and acting. He is a retired football player today and an actor. These two sources have also added up a lot to the overall estimate of Carl Weathers net worth.
Carl Weathers was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1948. Carl Weathers moved to live to Southern California, where he was studying at Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Carl Weathers after that was studying at Long Beach City College and after that at San Diego State. When he was studying in college, Carl Weathers was playing football so well that he even attracted some scouts. In 1970, he was playing in the Oakland Raiders team and as a part of it he appeared in 7 games. In 1971 he played in one game with the team. In the period of 1971-1974, Carl Weathers was playing in the Canadian Football League.
When he stopped his career in football, Carl Weathers moved to Los Angeles, where he started his career as an actor, and this involvement has also added up to the total estimate of Carl Weathers net worth. Soon he started to appear in various films. His biggest break in this industry came when he was chosen to appear in the Rocky films as Apollo Creed. Thus, his appearances in them have added up a lot to the overall size of Carl Weathers net worth, as well. He appeared in four parts of these films, which his last being “Rocky IV” in which his character was killed.
In 1996, he appeared in the comedy called “Happy Gilmore”, where he starred as Chubbs. Carl Weathers has also appeared in some TV shows and series, including “Arrested Development”, in which he got a cameo appearance. He appeared in three episodes of it. Thus his work on TV has also made him more famous and also increased the total size of Carl Weathers net worth. In 1973, his wedding ceremony happened when he married Mary Ann Castle. With her, Carl Weathers is a parent of two boys, Matthew and Jason. In 1983, however, the couple divorced. One year later, he married for the second time, to Rhonda Unsell.