George Takei Net Worth
George Takei net worth: George Takei is an American actor and author who has a net worth of $12 million. George Takei was born Hosato Takei in Los Angeles, California in April 1937. His parents were Japanese American and was at times forced to live in relocation centers. He studied theater at UCLA and earned a Master of Arts in 1964. Takei started his career in Hollywood at a time when Asians were not often cast in American productions. He started doing voiceover work for Japanese monster films. Before getting his big break, George appeared in TV shows Perry Mason, The Twilight Zone, and Mission: Impossible. In 1965 Takei was cast as Hikaru Sulu and joined the cast of Star Trek. Aside from the TV series, Takei acted in six Star Trek movies. Takei tried his hand at politics and finished second in a narrow margin for City Council of Los Angeles. He was later appointed to the board of directors of the Southern California Rapid Transit District and was part of a team that started the LA subway system. He was one of the contestants on the Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. He has also announced many episodes of The Howard Stern Show on radio. Takei revealed that he was gay in 2005 and has been a gay rights advocate. An asteroid, Asteroid 7307 Takei was named after him. He was awarded by the Japanese government with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette in 2004.