Ted Danson

Ted Danson is a very successful and renowned actor as well as a producer in Hollywood who hails from San Diego, California. He gained massive popularity with the comedy series Cheers, for which he has been garnered two Primetime Emmy Awards. He has also starred in popular shows like A Good Place and in movies like Becker, Damages, etc. His notable projects also include the crime thriller show CSI Crime Scene Investigation and CSI Cyber.

Well, how well do you know about Ted Danson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ted Danson’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ted Danson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ted Danson’s real name is Edward Bridge Danson III. He was born in San Diego, California, to father Edward Bridge Danson Jr. He used to work as an archaeologist at a museum and to mother, Jess Danson. He grew up in Arizona’s Flagstaff City region, where he and his family used to live.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ted Danson in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ted Danson’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 December 1947. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


Ted Danson completed his high school education from the Kent School, where he loved playing basketball and was a player on the school team as well. Following graduation, he joined Stanford University, but then he decided to move to the renowned Carnegie Mellon University, where he pursued a degree in Fine Arts.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ted Danson got married to Randy Danson in 1970; however, after five years of marriage, they got divorced, following which in 1977 he got married to Casey Coates, but owing to infidelity by Danson, the couple ended their marriage in 1993. They are blessed with a daughter named Kate Danson and an adopted daughter named Alexis Danson. In 1995 Ted Danson married yet again to the Oscar-winning actress Marry Steenburgen and thus became the stepfather to her children from her former marriage.

Is Ted Danson Gay?

Ted Danson is not gay. He has married three times to Randy Danson, Casey Coates and Marries Steenburgen respectively. He is also a father to two children, which proves the fact that he is straight.

Professional Career

After graduating from college, Ted Danson decided to pursue a career in acting, so he started going for auditions and was able to some guest appearances and small parts in commercials, movies, and TV shows. In the year 1979, Danson was finally able to score his first movie called the Onion Field, which was of crime and thriller genre, where he got the opportunity to work with actors like James Wood, John Savage, etc. This gathered him with some popularity, but he rose to fame in 1982 when he was cast in Cheers, a comedy series.

The series became immensely popular among the masses and went on till 1993. He went on to produce comedy series like ink, in which he also worked as a member that of the cast. He starved in movies like Becker, Damages, Bored to Death, CSI Cyber, CSI Crime Scene Investigation, etc., which were of a wide variety of genres from comedy to crime drama. Recently he has appeared in comedy series like Curb your Enthusiasm, The Good Place, etc., which is a top-rated show on Netflix. He went on to star in a musical movie called Hearts Beat Loud.


  • Ted Danson has been garnered with the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series twice for his role in the comedy show Cheers.
  • He has also received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor Television Series Musical or Comedy twice for Cheers.
  • In 1999 he was respected with a star to his name on the Walk of Fame.
  • He has also received a Golden Globe Award for American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication for his role in Cheers.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ted Danson in 2021

Over the years, Ted Danson has starred in several blockbuster movies, including Save Private Ryan, which made $480 million. He has been appreciated a lot for his role in Cheers, where he used to be paid $450 thousand per episode and $250 thousand for an episode in the crime show CSI Crime Scene Investigation. Owing to his talent and dedication, Danson has acquired a net worth of $90 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 1993 while being married to Casey Coates, Danson allegedly had an affair with Whoopi Goldberg, an actress, host, and author, which led to his divorce from Casey’s wife.
  • Ted Danson has been in Hollywood since the 1970s and has acted in over 100movies and shows and continues his fantastic work in shows like a Good Place.

Ted Danson is a very talented actor who has been in Hollywood for decades. His popularity in the industry continues, and he continues to star in popular shows like The Good Place, Hearts Beat Loud, etc. The audience has loved his role in shows like Cheers, CSI Cyber, and CSI Crime Scene Investigation, and he has gathered a considerable fan base.


Facts of Edward“Ted”  Bridge Danson III

  • Gender Male
  • full nameEdward“Ted”  Bridge Danson III
  • birthplaceSan Diego, California, United States
  • Date of Birth December 29, 1947
  • Age 76 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$90 million
  • professionActor, Producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 78 Kg, In Pounds – 172 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
  • hair colorGrey
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolKent School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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