Alan Willis Thicke was a Canadian songwriter, game and talk show host and also an actor who is widely known as Jason Seaver on the ABC television series "Growing Pains" that ran for around seven seasons. Alan is the father of actor Brennan Thicke and singer Robin Thicke.
died on December 13, 2016, at the age of 69 because of Type- A Aortic dissection. Today, we will be talking about him. We will be explaining his net worth, career, and awards. Read more:
Late Alan Thicke hosted the game show "First Impression" and "Animal Crack- Ups". He also appeared in the TV series like Growing Pains, How I Met Your Mother, The Beautiful, and The Love Boat. He also featured in the movies like The Surfer King, Raising Helen, and Alpha Dog. He also worked as the song composer for various TV shows like Different Strokes, Celebrity Sweepstakes, and many others.
Alan worked for around 47 years in the media, thus everyone might be thinking he will definitely have a huge amount. Talking about Alan's net worth, he is estimated to have around $40 million in total. Isn't this a low net worth in comparison to the works he has done?
Talking about Alan Thicke's career, he first started his career acting on Growing Pains. He got his start in show business as a writer. He then wrote and produced a satirical look at the show with America 2Night. He was a talented composer thus created many theme songs for the shows like The Wheel of Fortune, and The Facts of Life and Different Strokes.
He became the most popular daytime talk show host for the show "The Alan Thicke Show". Alan then started acting on the sensitive and caring dad Jason Seaver on Growing Pains in the year 1985. He acted in the show for around 7 years. Then, he started his next television series "Hope and Gloria" where he played the role of Dennis Dupree an arrogant, vain talk show host.
He will always be remembered for his various shows like Pictionary and Three's Crowd, How I Met Your Mother, Growing Pains, Great Job, Tim and Eric Awesome Show are the series and shows that made him this popular.
Do you know Alan is also an author? Yes, he has written two books on parenting and pregnancy: How Men Have Babies: How to Raise Kids Who Won't Hate You and The Pregnant Father's Survival Guide. And ya know, his books have been one of his greatest sources of money.
Even though Alan Thicke is seven times nominated for the awards but he failed to bag any. Alan was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical for Growing pains, Outstanding Audience Participation Show/Game Show for Pictionary, Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series for America 2-Night, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special for The Barry Manilow Special, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series for America 2-Night, and Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special for The Trial of Red Riding Hood, .