About Dawn Wells
It has been calculated that the total amount of Dawn Wells net worth is as much as 7 million dollars. She has become famous because of her career as an actress. She became popular when she started appearing on the popular sitcom on CBS called “Gilligan’s Island”, where she got the role of Mary Ann Summers. She appeared in the show in the period of 1964-1967 and during this time a huge amount of Dawn Wells net worth was also accumulated.
The actress was born in 1938 in Reno, Nevada. There, she was studying at Reno High School. Later, she moved to Missouri where she got accepted to Stephens College and where she was studying chemistry. Later, she transferred to study to the University of Washington in Seattle. In 1960 she graduated from there with earning her degree in theater arts and design.
Dawn Wells also participated in beauty pageants, in addition to her career in acting. In 1959 she got the title of Miss Nevada. With this win, she was able to compete in the Miss America pageant in 1960, which was held in New Jersey.
Dawn Wells moved to Hollywood, where she began her career in acting, which has added up a lot to the total size of Dawn Wells net worth. The first show in which she appeared was an ABC production called “The Roaring 20s”. Later, she appeared in more TV series and shows, such as “Bonanza”, “Maverick”, “77 Sunset Strip”, “The Cheyenne Show” and some others.
After these appearances, she was chosen for a role which made her very famous, that being in the TV series called “Gilligan’s Island”. The show became one of the most watched sitcoms of that time and also added up to the overall amount of Dawn Wells net worth. She appeared as Mary Ann Summers in various specials and editions about the show. She also appeared in a cartoon based on the show, called “Gilligan’s Planet”. Dawn Wells appeared in three films based on this show, including “The Castaways on Gilligan’s Island”, “The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan’s Island” and “Rescue from Gilligan’s Island”. All of these appearances made her even more known and richer.
Other productions from which Dawn Wells can also be remembered include “Wagon Train”, “Herman’ Head”, “Tales of Wells Fargo”, “Hawaiian Eye”, “Burke’s Law”, “The Wild Wild West” and some others, which have also increased the total size of Dawn Wells net worth.