Aaron Spelling Net Worth
Aaron Spelling net worth: Aaron Spelling was a prolific American television and film producer who had a net worth of $600 million. Aaron Spelling had one of the longest list of credits in Hollywood history with a total of 218 Producer and Executive Producer credits. Spelling was born and raised in Castle Hills, Texas, and served in the Air Force before moving to Los Angeles in 1953. He sold his first script to Jane Wyman Theater in 1954 and went on to write episodes for a variety of shows. In 1966, he and Danny Thomas formed Thomas-Spelling Productions which would go on to launch breakout hit The Mod Squad debuted in 1968. Aaron Spelling died on June 23, 2006.
In 1972, Spelling formed Spelling Television (then called Aaron Spelling Productions), which went on to produce Sunset Beach, Dynasty, Charmed, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, and 7th Heaven. He took the company public in 1986 (as Spelling Entertainment). The public offering raised $80 million, and allowed Spelling to pump out many more productions into the 2000s. Today, Spelling Entertainment is an asset of CBS. Spelling was married twice. He had two children with his second wife Candy Spelling; Randy Spelling and Tori Spelling. Additionally, in the 1980s, Spelling purchased the home and six-acre property formerly owned by Bing Crosby in Holmby Hills, California. He demolished the building and built in its place a 123-room, $47 million home known as The Manor, which remains the largest single-family home in Los Angeles. Spelling's widow listed The Manor at one time for $150 million and eventually sold the property to socialite Petra Ecclestone for $85 million.