Gary Busey Net Worth

Gary Busey Net Worth

What is Gary Busey’s net worth?

The actor has amassed a net worth of $500 thousand.

Gary Busey – Quick Facts
Net Worth: $500 thousand
Date of birth: June 29, 1944 (79 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 182 cm
Profession: Actor, Musician, Voice Actor
Nationality: American

Biography – A Short Wiki

Gary Busey net worth and salary: Gary Busey is an American film and stage actor who has a net worth of $500 thousand. Gary Busey built his net worth from acting in well-known films like “The Buddy Holly Story,” “The Firm,” “Lost Highway,” “Point Break,” and “Black Sheep.” He has also appeared on several television shows including “Gunsmoke,” “Walker, Texas Ranger,” “Law & Order,” and “Entourage.” Busey is also known for being a wild card on reality shows like “Celebrity Apprentice” (which he has appeared on twice, in Season 4 and Season 6) and “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.”


Career: Busey first started working as an entertainer when he was a drummer in a band in the 1960s and ’70s under the pseudonyms “Teddy Jack Eddy” and “Sprunk.” Busey made his film debut in 1974 in “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” as a supporting character opposite Clint Eastwood. He had his first breakthrough role in “The Buddy Holly Story” in 1978. Busey played the title character and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He was awarded the Best Actor award from the National Society of Film Critics for this role. Throughout the 1980s, Busey worked regularly in films including “Silver Bullet,” “Insignificance,” “Barbarosa,” and “Bulletproof.” Busey starred in the “Lethal Weapon” movies as an antagonist to the characters played by Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as well.

Personal Life

Personal Life: Busey got married for the first time to Judy Helkenberg. They have one son, Jake Busey, who was born in 1971. Jake is an actor like his dad. Busey and Helkenberg divorced in 1990.


“I love love, and I love life. I love. I just love. It’s just great. It’s the most enduring element we have is love.”

— Gary Busey

“Have a mind that’s open to everything, get attached to nothing.”

— Gary Busey

“I’m not jealous, and I’m not possessive, and I’m not controlling.”

— Gary Busey

“Winners do what losers don’t want to do.”

— Gary Busey

“Amen is not the end of a prayer, it just gets us ready to go to the next level.”

— Gary Busey

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