John Walsh Net Worth
John Walsh Net Worth: John Walsh is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human and victim rights advocate and the host, as well as creator, of "America's Most Wanted". John Walsh has a net worth of $20 million. John Walsh was born on December 26, 1945 in Auburn, New York where he attended the University of Buffalo. Walsh is known for his anti-crime activism, with which he became involved following the murder of his son, Adam, in 1981. Walsh and his wife settled in South Florida in 1971, where John became involved in building high-end luxury hotels. In the summer of 1981, Walsh was a partner in a hotel management company in Hollywood, Florida. He and his wife, Revé, had a six-year-old son, Adam. On July 27, 1981, Adam was abducted from a Sears department store at the Hollywood Mal.. Sixteen days after the abduction, his severed head was found in a drainage canal more than 120 miles away from home. His other remains were never recovered. In 2008, the late serial killer Ottis Toole was named as the killer of Walsh's son Adam. Following the crime, the Walsh family founded the Adam Walsh Child Resource Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to legislative reform which later merged with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, where John Walsh serves on the board of directors. Walsh launched "America's Most Wanted" in 1988 and it contributed to the capture of more than 1,000 fugitives before its cancellation in June 2011.