Art Linkletter Net Worth

Art Linkletter Net Worth is
$90 Million

Art Linkletter Biography

Arthur Gordon Linkletter who’s better known as Artwork Linkletter, was an American radio web host and television personality. Artwork had a net worthy of of $90 Million, which he earned from his profession as the web host of the air show “Home Party” on CBS radio, and a 25 calendar year long career on tv. He was created on July 17th 1912. He was also the web host of Funny Individuals who was aired on NBC radio and tv for nineteen years. He passed on on, may 26th 2010 at age 97 years. Artwork was also the web host of “Children Says the Darndest Stuff” where he utilized to interview kids. Artwork was followed by an evangelical preacher known as Fulton John Linkletter and Mary. Artwork in his autobiography confesses that he had not been touching his organic parents as he was abandoned when he was a couple weeks previous. His autobiography was released in 1960 – he called it, Confessions of a Content Man. Art was created originally as Gordon Arthur Kelly, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. They transferred to California when he was five. $90 Million: Artwork Linkletter Net Worth: Artwork Linkletter was an American radio and Television personality who includes a net worthy of of $90 million dollars. He fulfilled Lois Forester in 1935 and it lasted until Artwork died. In the 1940’s, he proved helpful as a radio web host for the show Folks are Funny. In 1954 the air show became a tv program. Artwork also appeared on films. He acted in two movies – Folks are Funny (1946) and Champagne for Caesar (1950). He wedded his wife, Lois, in NORTH PARK a calendar year after graduating college. Information regarding his biological parents and siblings remain unknown. Linkletter was wedded to his wife for 74 years. Born Gordon Arthur Kelly in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1912, Artwork Linkletter was followed as a baby and transferred to California during his teen years. Despite falsely declaring to become a U. He protected the live starting of Disneyland in 1955 with Bob Cummings and Ronald Reagan. He became a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at NORTH PARK Condition University, graduating in 1934.S. citizen, Linkletter was permitted to apply for citizenship right after paying a $500 great and he became a naturalized citizen in the first ’40s. He continued employed in radio, hosting “FOLKS ARE Funny” with John Guedel. By the mid-50s, it became a Television show that ran for seven years. Linkletter also made an appearance on “Lifestyle With Linkletter” and “Hollywood Talent Scouts”. He acted in a number of films, including “Champagne for Caesar” and “FOLKS ARE Funny”. Despite his teaching level, Linkletter entered the air industry and started announcing on regional station KGB. Linkletter continued to guest web host “The Tonight Present” for many weeks. Linkletter died this year 2010 about half a year before their 75th loved-one’s birthday. He committed to hula hoop and endorsed well-known board game, THE OVERALL GAME of Lifestyle. Linkletter was a dynamic person in the Republican Party, component of Pepperdine University’s Plank of Regents, and gained a Daytime Emmy in 2003 for lifetime accomplishment. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from NORTH PARK State Teachers College, today, known as NORTH PARK Condition University, in the entire year 1934.” by James W. Newman. Art declined to utilize friend Walt Disney

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameArt Linkletter
Net Worth$90 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1912
DiedMay 26, 2010, Los Angeles, California, United States
ProfessionActor, Radio personality
EducationSan Diego State University
SpouseLois Foerster
ChildrenDiane Linkletter, Jack Linkletter, Robert Linkletter, Sharon Linkletter, Dawn Linkletter
ParentsJohn Linkletter, Mary Linkletter
SiblingsLaura Ann Linkletter
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
MoviesThe Snow Queen, Champagne for Caesar, People Are Funny, Television: The First 50 Years
TV ShowsKids Say the Darndest Things, People are Funny, House Party, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, Hollywood Talent Scouts, The Art Linkletter Show

Interesting Facts

1 Art Linkletter's date of birth was July 17th, 1912, which was a Wednesday. And after entering eternity, on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010, his lifetime, was 97 years, 10 months and 9 days. In weeks, he was 5,106 weeks. And days, his lifetime lasted 35,742 days. Also, his marriage to Lois Foerster was on Monday, November 25th, 1935 to Wednesday, May 26th, 2010, lasted 74 years, 6 months and 1 day, totaling 27,211 days, then equaling 3,887 weeks and 2 days.
2 He was awarded 2 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: For Radio at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard, and for Television at 1560 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
3 His ongoing marriage to Lois Foerster, was on Monday, November 25, 1935. Their marriage was the second longest in Hollywood history, it lasted 27,211 days. Monday, November 25, 1935 to Wednesday, May 26, 2010 differ 27,211 days, equaling 3,887 weeks and 5 days, total. Only Norman and Peggy Lloyd had a longer recorded marriage.
4 Son Robert Linkletter, 34, was killed in a car accident. A woman was later sentenced on January 17, 1981, to a year's probation on her plea of no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
5 Only three months before daughter Diane Linkletter's fatal leap from her apartment high-rise on October 4, 1969, Art's oldest daughter Dawn's husband, John Zweyer, 33, committed suicide by a gunshot to the head over his failing insurance business on July 15th.
6 Host of two of the longest-running shows in USA broadcast history: The Linkletter Show (1952), which ran on CBS radio and TV for 25 years, and People Are Funny (1954) on NBC radio and TV for 19 years. Linkletter was famous for interviewing children on The Linkletter Show (1952) and Kids Say the Darndest Things (1998), which led to a successful series of books quoting children.
7 Children: Jack Linkletter (Arthur), Dawn, Robert Linkletter, Sharon, and Diane Linkletter. He was a good friend of Walt Disney. It might be coincidence, but Disney's children, who arrived first, were also named Sharon and Diane.
8 Adopted by John, an evangelical preacher, and Mary Linkletter, as a baby.
9 Shares his birthday (July 17th) with Disneyland, where he hosted the grand opening in 1955 and returned 50 years later to help host the celebration on July 17th 2005, and is the only celebrity to appear at Disneyland publicly both of those days.
10 Friend Walt Disney could only afford to pay Linkletter scale to help host the Disneyland grand opening special Dateline: Disneyland (1955); in return, Linkletter asked for and received the park's camera and film concessions for 10 years.
11 Only person in TV history to have five shows concurrently on network TV.
12 His lecture tour is entitled "Old Age Is Not for Sissies", which is also the title of his 23rd book.
13 One of America's most dedicated humanitarians, Art has been recognized for his work for the National Easter Seals Foundation, the National Heart Foundation, the Foster Parents Plan and Goodwill Industries.
14 Appointed to President Richard Nixon's national advisory council for drug abuse prevention, education and information following the drug-related suicide of daughter, Diane Linkletter.
15 Grand marshal, Tournament of Roses parade [2003]
16 In 1969, his daughter, Diane Linkletter, committed suicide by jumping out of her kitchen window. He blamed LSD and became very outspoken against drugs. Several reports at the time showed that LSD played no role, but Art still continued to speak out against the psychedelic movement for many years.
17 Father of Jack Linkletter and Diane Linkletter.


1 Diplomacy - the art of jumping into trouble without making a splash.
2 Things work out best for the people who make the best of the way things work out.


All Art Linkletter pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 Lifetime Achievement Award Daytime Emmy Awards



Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1976-1986 TV Series Host / Interviewer / Narrator
Here's Lucy 1970 TV Series Art Linkletter
The Red Skelton Hour 1968 TV Series Hobo
Batman 1967 TV Series Art Linkletter
Wagon Train 1962 TV Series Sam Darland
Make Room for Daddy 1962 TV Series Art Linkletter
General Electric Theater 1957-1962 TV Series Howard Douglas / Bert Holman / Herb Stillman / ...
Zane Grey Theater 1961 TV Series Reverend Albert Pierce
No Greater Love 1960
Mr. Broadway 1957 TV Movie
The Snow Queen 1957 English prologue
The Christophers 1955 TV Series
The Jack Benny Program 1955 TV Series Art Linkletter
Life with Linkletter 1950 TV Series Host
Champagne for Caesar 1950 Happy Hogan
People Are Funny 1946 Master of Ceremonies


The Living Century 2001-2003 TV Series documentary advisor - 5 episodes


Philippine Adventure 1964 Documentary executive producer
Salute to Baseball 1956 TV Movie executive producer


Screen Snapshots 5854: Young Hollywood 1952 Documentary short script


Walt: The Man Behind the Myth 2001 TV Movie documentary grateful acknowledgment
Flying High 1979 TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


What If? 2014 Documentary Himself
The Hooping Life 2014 Documentary Himself
When the World Breaks 2010 Documentary Himself
Pioneers of Television 2008 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Larry King Live 2002-2005 TV Series Himself
CBS at 75 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
114th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade 2003 TV Movie Himself
Biography 1998-2003 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Neighbor of Humphrey Bogart
CBS Tournament of Roses Parade 2003 TV Special Himself
Milton Berle: An All-Star Tribute to 'Mr. Television' 2002 Video Himself
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Let Me In, I Hear Laughter 2000 Documentary Himself
Television: The First Fifty Years 1999 Video documentary Himself / Interviewee
Kids Say the Darndest Things 1998 TV Series Co-Host
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997 Documentary Himself (with Monty Hall) (uncredited)
The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
The One, the Only... Groucho 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself
One on One with John Tesh 1991 TV Series Himself
Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special 1990 TV Movie Himself
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Small Wonder 1988 TV Series Himself
All-Star Party for Joan Collins 1987 TV Special Himself
The USA Today's 5th Anniversary Gala 1987 TV Movie Himself
The New Hollywood Squares 1987 TV Series Himself
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan 1985 TV Special Himself
Xpose 1982 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Host
The Alan Thicke Show 1981 TV Series Himself
The John Davidson Show 1980 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Alan Hamel Show 1978-1979 TV Series Himself
CBS: On the Air 1978 TV Mini-Series documentary Co-host - part VII
That's Action 1977 Documentary Narrator (voice)
The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry! 1977 TV Movie documentary Himself
Donny and Marie 1976 TV Series Himself
Dinah! 1976 TV Series Himself
The Good Old Days of Radio 1976 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Stanley Siegel Show 1975 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Squares 1967-1974 TV Series Himself / Himself - Center Square / Himself - Panelist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1963-1973 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Guest Host
The Dean Martin Show 1973 TV Series Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1962-1972 TV Series Himself - Substitute Host / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - TV Personality
The Art Linkletter Show 1963-1970 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
The Real Tom Kennedy Show 1970 TV Series Himself
It Takes Two 1970 TV Series Himself
The Joey Bishop Show 1967-1969 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Host
The David Frost Show 1969 TV Series Himself
The Linkletter Show 1952-1969 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Movin' with Nancy 1967 TV Special R.C. Cola spokesperson
Hollywood Talent Scouts 1965-1966 TV Series Himself - Host
The Lucy Show 1966 TV Series Himself
What's My Line? 1956-1965 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest
The Celebrity Game 1964 TV Series Himself
I've Got a Secret 1955-1963 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The 20th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1963 TV Special Himself - Host
Stump the Stars 1962 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1958-1962 TV Series Himself - Guest Host / Himself
The Tonight Show 1962 TV Series Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Host
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1962 TV Series Himself - Guest
Here's Hollywood 1961-1962 TV Series Himself / Himself - Co-Host
The Chevy Show 1960-1961 TV Series Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1959-1961 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
People Are Funny 1954-1960 TV Series Himself
About Faces 1960 TV Series Himself
You Bet Your Life 1959 TV Series Himself
Startime 1959 TV Series Himself - Host
Disneyland '59 1959 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
The Bob Cummings Show 1959 TV Series Himself
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show 1958 TV Series Himself - Guest
Person to Person 1957 TV Series documentary Himself
The Gisele MacKenzie Show 1957 TV Series Himself
The Heart of Show Business 1957 Short Himself
Holiday on Ice 1956 TV Movie Himself - Host
Max Liebman Presents: The Maurice Chevalier Show 1956 TV Movie Himself - Host
Salute to Baseball 1956 TV Movie Himself - MC
Max Liebman Spectaculars 1956 TV Series Himself - Host
Inside Beverly Hills 1956 TV Movie Himself - Host
Happy New Year 1956 TV Movie Himself - Host
Producers' Showcase 1955 TV Series Himself - Narrator
Dateline: Disneyland 1955 TV Special documentary Himself - Host
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1955 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1955 TV Series Himself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Life 1954 Short Himself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade 1954 Documentary short Himself
Art Linkletter and the Kids 1954 TV Series Himself - Host
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Great Entertainers 1953 Short Himself - Master of Ceromonies
Screen Snapshots: Ha! Ha! From Hollywood 1953 Documentary short Himself
Screen Snapshots 5854: Young Hollywood 1952 Documentary short Show Host
Stars in the Eye 1952 TV Special Himself
All Star Revue 1952 TV Series Himself - Kellogg's Commercial (filmed)
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Goes to Bat 1950 Documentary short Himself
Screen Snapshots: The Great Showman 1950 Short Himself - Master of Ceremonies
Screen Snapshots: Off the Air 1947 Short Himself
Screen Snapshots Series 24, No. 3 1944 Short Himself

Archive Footage

Tab Hunter Confidential 2015 Documentary Himself
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Memorial Tribute
Entertainment Tonight 2010 TV Series Himself
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood 2008 Documentary Himself
Disneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic 2007 Video documentary Himself - at Disneyland Grand Opening (uncredited)
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills 2007 Documentary Himself
Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years 2005 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)
The Haunted History of Halloween 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Matinee 1993 Himself (uncredited)
The Best of Gleason 2 1988 TV Movie Himself
Gleason: He's the Greatest 1988 TV Series Himself - Guest Introducer

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