Born Elliott Goldstein on the 29th August 1938, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, he is an actor probably still best known to the world for playing Ted Henderson in the film “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” (1969), and as Reuben Tishkoff in “Ocean’s Eleven” (2001), “Ocean’s Twelve” (2004), and “Ocean’s Thirteen” (2007), among other roles. His career has been active since the 1960s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Elliott Gould is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gould`s net worth is as high as $20 million, earned through his successful career in the entertainment industry, during which he has appeared in more than 150 film and TV titles.
Elliott Gould Net Worth $20 Million
Elliott has roots in Ukraine, Poland and Russia, as his grandparents were immigrants from those countries. He is the son of Bernard Goldstein, who was a textile buyer, and mother Lucile, who sold artificial flowers to beauty shops.
He went to the Professional Children`s School, while other details about his education are unknown in the media.
Before he became a renowned actor, Elliott climbed his way up, firstly on stage appearing in such productions as “I Can Get It for You Wholesale” in 1962, and “Irma La Douce”, “Say, Darling”, and “Drat! The Cat!” among others. In 1964 he made his TV debut appearance in “Once Upon A Mattress”, and the same year appeared in the film “Quick, Let`s Get Married”. In 1969 came his breakthrough role, as Ted Henderson in the comedy film by Paul Mazursky, entitled “Bob & Carol &Ted & Alice”. The following year he appeared in Robert Altman`s popular TV series “MASH”, and during 1970s collaborated with Altman on films “The Long Goodbye” (1973), “California Split” (1974), and “Nashville” (1975). Elliot also featured in other productions, including “S*P*Y*S” (1974), with Donald Sutherland, “Who?” (1975), with Trevor Howard, “I Will… I Will… For Now” (1976), with Diane Keaton and Paul Sorvino, and “Capricorn One” (1977), alongside James Brolin and Brenda Vaccaro in lead roles. By the end of the 1970s, he had also starred in “The Silent Partner” (1979), and “The Lady Vanishes” (1979), among others, all of which added to his net worth.
In the 1980s, his career took a downward course, however, he still managed to record several notable roles, including in “Tramps” (1983), “Over The Brooklyn Bridge” (1984), “The Naked Face”, also in 1984 with Roger Moore and Rod Steiger as leads. From 1983-85 he played Dr. Howard Sheinfeld in the comedy series “E/R”, then in the second half of the decade, Elliott continued adding film credits to his name, including “Inside Out” (1986), “The Telephone” (1988), “Dangerous Love” (1988), and “Massacre Play” (1989), among others.
His fame returned in 1991, when he portrayed Harry Greenberg in the biographical film “Bugsy”, with Warren Beatty, Harvey Keitel and Annette Bening as lead roles, and in 1994 he was selected for the role of Jack Geller, father of Ross Geller – portrayed by David Schwimmer – and Monica Geller, played by Courteney Cox in the cult sitcom “Friends” (1994-2003). Other credits include “Johns” (1996), “Getting Personal” (1998), and a highly praised performance in “American History X”, also in 1998.
With the beginning of the new millennium, Elliott didn`t change much, as he continued to appear both in television and film; in 2001 he was cast as Reuben Tishkoff in “Ocean`s Eleven”, a role he repeated in sequels “Ocean`s Twelve” (2004), and “Ocean`s Thirteen” (2007). Also in the first half of the 2000s, Eliott appeared in “The Experience Box” (2001) “Puckoon” (2002), and “Baby Bob” (2002-2003). In 2007 he featured in the film “Saving Sarah Cain”, and four years later he was the star of the film “The Encore Of Tony Duran”, and in 2012 he was in the lead role in the film “Fred Won`t Move Out” (2012). To speak further of his accomplishments, Elliott`s net worth increased thanks to his appearance in the TV series “Ray Donovan” (2013-2016), and most recently he appeared in the film “History Of Love” (2016). Also, he is a cast member of the new CBS drama series “Doubt”, which will also increase his net worth.
During his career, Elliott has received several nominations and won awards, including the Academy Award nomination for his work on film “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice”, and Golden Globe nomination for his work on the film “MASH”. Furthermore, he received a Golden Laurel award for “MASH”. He is also the member of the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild.
Regarding his personal life, Elliott was married to Barbra Streisand from 1963 until 1971: the couple had one child together, actor Jason Gould. Two years after he divorced from Barbara, Elliott married Jennifer Bogart; they divorced in 1975, however, three years later they re-married, but their second marriage lasted only a year. They had two children together.
Elliott is also known as a philanthropist, supporting several charitable causes, including the organization Save Ellis Island.
The post Elliott Gould Net Worth appeared first on Net Worth Post.