Have you ever wondered what would be the net worth of an entertainer, Specially one who has spent 36 years in a show? An actor who has stayed in that show for the longest compared to other members. And whose name has been included in the list of 50 Richest Entertainers. Yes, we are talking about one of the most famous television personalities, Adam Woodyatt. If you are also a fan of Adam and want to know everything about him, then read this article till the end. In today’s article, we will cover everything related to Adam Woodyatt, his career, personal life, and net worth, and much more.
Adam Brinley Woodyatt is an English actor. He is famous for his portrayal of Albert Square legend Ian Beale in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. This legendary star started playing Ian Beale’s character in 1985 and has remained in the show to date. After joining BBC soap Eastenders, he did not expect to stay with the company for more than a year. But later, he became the first actor to be in the show from the first episode and also became a member to stay the longest in the show. Before making a career in acting, this actor was keen to become a photographer. Apart from this, Adam has also left his mark in many shows, including The Bill, The Witches, and the Grinnygo.
He was also seen giving his small appearance in many television shows. Adam has also given his performance in the theater. Adam Woodyatt won a Lifetime Achievement Award for his play Ian Beale and is one of four real actors still appearing in the show.
Born on June 28, 1968, Adam Woodyatt grew up in Walthamstow, London, England. Woodyatt was born to parents, Maureen Woodyatt and Brinley, a deceased policeman. Adam studied in two independent schools Forest School and Epping Forest in Walthamstow in northeast London. Comedy writer Sharat Sardana and British cricket captain Nasser Hussain were his classmates. Before trying his luck in acting, he has worked as a butcher in Wales for some time. Woodyatt started his career at the age of 13. He made his first stage performance in Tom Stoppard’s play The Razzle. During the completion of his studies, he accepted an offer to work in BBC’s Children’s drama series The Baker Street Boys. After this, in 1985, he got a chance to work in BBC’s soap opera EastEnders. His performance in this show is going on till now, but in 2020 he took a small break.
Adam became the youngest actor to win the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Soap Awards until Nick Pickard in 2017. Woodyatt won an award at The 2013 British Soap Awards at the age of 45. On 8 April 1998, Adam tied the knot with dancer Beverley Sharp in a private ceremony. The couple got married at Disney World, Florida. The couple has two children, Jessica Woodyatt and Samuel James Woodyatt. After being together for 22 years in marriage, this couple has now decided to separate.
As of 2021, the total estimated net worth of Adam Woodyatt is $1.7 Million. A large part of this actor’s net worth comes from EastEnders. Adam uses a large part of his earnings for charity. Inspired by the death of his father from cancer at the age of 58, Woodyatt has helped raise funds for various cancer research programs and broke a column in June 2003 while training to ride a bicycle for an organization that helps the poor. Woodyatt was also involved in launching a Haitian aid event at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena in February 2010, with many of his colleagues taking photographs, signing autographs, and providing auction materials, raising £ 30,000.
Recently the actor has signed a deal worth £250k which is a huge amount. Although the earning of this actor is so much, his estranged wife is struggling a lot. Two days ago, a friend of Beverley Sharp had revealed in an interview that ‘She has really struggled financially’.