About Kevin Sorbo
As for the day, Kevin Sorbo net worth is estimated at $6 million dollars, so he is definitelly not the richest man in Hollywood. Most of you, especially those who grew up in the 1990s, probably remember him as Hercules. The actor has portrayed this character for so long, that in popular mind his name became almost synonymous with this Greek divine hero Heracles (which was later named Hercules by the Romans). Probably the most popular production portraying the journeys and adventures of this hero were television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, but Kevin has also played this character in variety of other productions. In fact, due to his tall and manly figure the actor has mostly portrayed traditional heroes throughout his career. But it is only in motion pictures that Sorbo is unbreakable. In real life this man has struggled with physical problems for years. Kevin Sorbo net worth, which results from his career in movies and television, as well as his personal problems, will be discussed in the following paragraphs.
Kevin started his professional career in the mid-1980s, making brief guest appearances on TV series like The Commish, 1st & Ten and Murder She Wrote. It took him almost ten years to land his first major role. It happened in 1994: that year, already in his mid-30s, Sorbo got a leading role on a movie-length pilot/first TV movie in the movie series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Four more TV movies has followed this debut: Hercules and the Lost Kingdom, Hercules and the Circle of Fire and Hercules in the Underworld and Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur. Finally in 1995 the actor started filming for television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. If you were the fan of this show and it still brings out good memories to you, believe me – you are not the only one. At the time it was syndicated this television show, mostly filmed in New Zealand, was one of the highest rated syndicated television shows in the world. Needless to say its success was responsible for a considerable increase in Kevin Sorbo net worth.
But as I have already mentioned, the actor has had numerous health issues and they started while he was still filming for Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Back in 1997 Sorbo experienced an aneurysm in his shoulder which caused three strokes. The tragedy left him with impaired balance, weakened vision (by 10%), weakness and migraine. Although the show continued, Sorbo’s filming schedule had to be reduced with the help of additional guest stars. Speaking about more recent sources of Kevin Sorbo net worth, he has just featured in a fantasy movie Mythica: A Quest for Heroes and disaster horror sci-fi television film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!