About Leif Garrett
It has been stated that the overall amount of Leif Garrett net worth is as much as 1 thousand dollars. His name is well known in show business, where he is an actor and singer. In addition, he is a TV personality and his appearances on TV shows have also added up a lot to the total estimate of Leif Garrett net worth. In the end of the 1970s, Leif Garrett became famous as a child star and later established his name as a teen idol. Thus, from his early years he has been working in the show business. However, when he became an adult, he started to get involved into legal troubles and got addicted to drugs, which made him infamous.
Leif Garrett was born in 1961 in Hollywood, California. When he was 5 years old, Leif Garrett got involved into show business. Leif Garrett grew up with his sister Dawn Lyn, who is also an actress. The siblings have also appeared on the same TV shows together. In the beginning of his career, Leif Garrett was performing under the stage name of Leif Per, however, his agents found it difficult to pronounce, and thus, he changed it to Leif Garrett.
Initially, Leif Garrett and his sister appeared as small parts in many TV shows and series together. With her, he appeared in a movie called “Devil Time Five”, too. Also, they appeared in such TV shows as “Wonder Woman” and “Gunsmoke”. In 1969, Leif Garett got his breakthrough role which was in the production called “Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice”. He was also appearing on the ABC show called “Family”, where he got the role of Zack Russell. In addition to appearing in this ABC show, he appeared on another one on the same channel, called “The Odd Couple”, where he replaced Willie Aames.
When he was 14 years old, Leif Garrett got a role in the TV show called “Three for the Road”. Because of his role in this show, Leif Garrett became a teen idol and appeared in various magazine covers, such as Tiger Beat. In 1983, Leif Garrett appeared in a movie called “The Outsiders”. Other productions which also added up to his fame include “Shaker Run”, “Thunder Alley” and “Cheerleader Camp”, which also added up to the overall estimate of Leif Garrett net worth. Thus, he is mostly known as an actor, although he also tried his skills in music.