Andy Griffith Net Worth
Andy Griffith net worth: Andy Griffith was an American actor and singer who had a net worth of $60 million. Born June 1, 1926 in Mount Airy, North Carolina, Griffith died of a heart attack at the age of 86 at his coastal home in Manteo, Roanoke Island in North Carolina on July 3, 2012. Though he gained recognition for his role in the 1957 file A Face in the Crowd, Griffith became more widely known in the '60s for his lead role in the situation comedy The Andy Griffith Show. He also went on to play in the television legal drama Matlock. His first television appearance was in 1955 in No Time for Sergeants. In 1960, he appeared as the county sheriff in an episode of Make Room for Daddy, starring the late Danny Thomas. This appearance served as the catalyst for Griffith's placement in The Andy Griffith Show, as Sheriff Andy Taylor. Both shows were produced by Sheldon Leonard. For most of the '70s, Griffith was cast in roles for television films to include Go Ask Alice, The Strangers in 7A, Winter Kill and his first villainous role in Pray for the Wildcats. His last appearance in a leading role was in a romantic comedy called Play the Game (2009). In some of his roles, Griffith exhibited his singing skills. He was a skilled Southern-gospel singer and even won a Grammy award in 1997 for his album I Love to Tell the Story—25 Timeless Hymns.