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Wayne Rogers net worth: Acting Career & Lifestyle

The late American actor, investor, advisor, and Money manager Wayne Rogers had a net worth of $75 million as of May, 2024.

He was also known for the role of Captain Trapper.

Wayne Rogers net worth
Wayne Rogers source: variety.com

On April 7, 1933, Wayne Rogers was born in Birmingham, Alabama, to Lydia Eustis Rogers and William Wayne McMillan Rogers Jr.

Furthermore, In 1960, Wayne was nominated for Golden Globe Award.

Quick Facts about Wayne Rogers

Full Name William Wayne McMillan Rogers III
Net Worth $75 million
Nickname Wayne Rogers
Profession Acting, Business, Producer
Date of Birth April 7, 1933
 Date of Death December 31, 2015
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, The United States
Citizenship American
Residence Birmingham, Alabama
Ethnicity American
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Aries
Language English
Height 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m)
Weight  88 Kg (195 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Shoe Size 8 US
Education Qualification University
School Ramsay High School
College Webb School and Princeton University
Degree Degree in History and Theatre in New York City
Father’s Name William Wayne McMillan Rogers Jr
Mother’s Name Lydia Eustis Rogers
Siblings 1 brother and 2 sisters
Death December 31, 2015
Marital Status Married
Years Active 2059 – 2015
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Name Amy Hirsh (M. 1988–2015)
Ex-wife Name Mitzi McWhorter (M. 1960–1983)
Children Name Luigi Calabrese, Laura Rogers, and William Rogers IV
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Actor William Christopher
Favorite Actress Alice Terry
Known as Wayne Rogers
Favorite Food Chinese foods
Favorite Color Black
Social Media None
Last Update May, 2024

Net Worth and Income

Net Worth

Moving Further, Wayne Rogers (1933-2015) had a total net worth of $75 million.

Income

The major source of Rogers’s was his acting career.

Wayne’s TV series M*A*S*H used to get paid $2,000 per episode back in 1979.

Eventually, Wayne was paid more than $70k annually only from his TV series.

Before M*A*S*H, Wayne had already worked in 10 different movies.

Similarly, Forbes listed Rogers at the 96th number as the Best In State Wealth Advisors 2021.

Likewise, During the 1979s, he began to test stock and real estate markets and became a successful money manager and investor.

Wayne was also the head of his multimillion stock trading investment corporation company: “Wayne Rogers & Co.” 

Henceforth, Rogers’s acting career and his investments helped him build his title as a millionaire.

Net Worth of Wayne Rogers in Different Currencies

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 63,592,875
Pound Sterling £ 54,089,625
Australian Dollar A$ 102,271,125
Canadian Dollar C$ 94,388,250
Indian Rupee ₹ 5,580,513,750
BitCoin ฿ 1,875

Wayne Rogers: House, Cars, Watch

House

In 2001, Wayne made the house in Destin, Florida, with his wife, Amy. He built the house for $3 million.

Similarly, he was involved in real estate.

Roger sold thousands of houses all around The United States.

Wayne Rogers net worth
Wayne Rogers House source: realtor.com

Likewise, Wayne and his real estate partners were active in the Florida Panhandle.

They invested in real estate developments, restaurants, convenience stores, and many other ventures.

Cars

In 1952, Wayne bought the Sunliner for $1500, which is now more than $45k.

Similarly, he also had old SUV cars, 930 Turbo Porsche, etc.

Watches

Moving Further, Rogers enjoyed collecting watches. He had the watches like:

  • Cartier Santos 100 XL
  • Rolex Air-King 
  • Rolex Cosmograph Daytona
  •  GMT Master II

Wayne Rogers: Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Wayne Rogers was born in Birmingham, Alabama, the United States. He attended Ramsay High School. 

In the late 1950s, Wayne met his first wife, Mitzi McWhorter, in New York City.

Similarly, in Rogers’s university days, he was a member of the  Princeton Triangle Club and the eating club Tiger Inn.

Before acting in a movie, Wayne had also served in United States Navy.

Vacations

Rogers visited many places. Among them, the places he traveled are Mexico, Spain, Italy, Germany, Thailand, etc.

Likewise, He had been to every state of America to shoot movies.

Florida, Alabama, and Los Angeles were the most common places he had been to.

Charity

Wayne was the most kind-hearted person you could ever find.

He would donate the charity as much as he earned. Here are the lists of charities Wayne had supported.

  • Red Cross
  • UNICEF
  • UNO
  • Small Steps Project
  • Grammy Foundation
  • MusiCares
  • Soles4Souls

Similarly, he supported the causes like AIDS & HIV, Children, Creative Arts, Health, Human Rights, Poverty, Employment, Refugees, etc.

Wayne Rogers’s Movies and Awards, Investments, Endorsement & Book Publications

Movies

Wayne made his acting debut through the movie Odds against tomorrow.”

Even though Rogers is known for his character in M*A*S*H, he had been a part of other famous movies like The invaders, The Glory Guy, Pocket Money, Cool Luke Hand, etc.

Similarly, he also appeared in TV series like City of Angels, House Calls.

Wayne Rogers net worth
Wayne Rogers picture source: world-celebs.com

In 1981, he played an art forger in Roger Vadim’s The Hot Touch.” Then, in the movie The Gig,” alongside “Cleavon Little,” as a jazz musician-hobbyist.

Similarly, he had also appeared in the famous American talk show “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.”

Awards

Moving Further, In 2005, Wayne received a star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

Investments

Wayne was involved in real estate for a long time.

On April 23, 2012, Rogers was signed for Senior Home Loans as the new spokesman.

Furthermore, Rogers was the panel member on the  Fox Business Network cable TV stocks investment/stocks news program Cashin.

Therefore, Wayne built a career as an investor, investment strategist, adviser, and money manager.

Likewise, In 2006, Wayne was also elected as the board of directors of “Vishay Intertechnology Inc.”

Endorsements

Wayne Rogers was endorsed by various companies like Fox Studio, Warner Bros, etc.

Book and Publications

It seems like Rogers was not only interested in acting but also Writing.

In 2011, Rogers and Josh Young  wrote a book, “Make Your Own Rules: A Renegade Guide to Unconventional Success.”

It is basically a book related to business. Therefore, he was able to make $30 million from his book.

Career

Wayne’s career as an actor had begun in 1959. However, he got fame in 1972.

In the M*A*S*H, he had auditioned for the role of Hawkeye Pierce.

However, he asked to screen test for the role of Trapper John.

Eventually, he got the role of Hawkeye.

Later he felt the business in character made by the production. Henceforth, he left the show after three years.

He broke his silence in 2002 and publically admitted the differences between the two characters.

Wayne Rogers net worth
Wayne Rogers Career source: pinterest.com

Similarly, in Rogers’ other sitcom, “House Calls,” he portrayed the character of Dr. Charley Michaels.

Finally, in 2003, the release of the movie “Nobody Knows Anything” was the end of his acting career.

After 2003, there was no appearance of Wayne in any other movies.

Besides Acting, Wayne was also an investor.

He was a real estate agent for more than 30 years.

During his tenure, Wayne provided lots of people with the perfect house.

All of this led him to be known as an actor, investor, and millionaire.

On December 31, 2015, Wayne Rogers died at the age of 82 due to health complications in Los Angeles, California.

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Facts about Wayne Rogers

  • Wayne died exactly one year before fellow M*A*S*H cast member William Christopher. 
  • Rogers is also known as the Trapper John because of his character.
  • Wayne’s first wife: Mitzi McWhorter, is also a famous American actress.

FAQs

How many years was Wayne Rogers on the M*A*S*H?

Wayne was the part of M*A*S*H for three years straight.

Was Wayne Rogers ill?

Rogers was suffering from pneumonia since 2010. The complications in pneumonia took his life away.

What does Wayne’s second wife do for a living?

Wayne’s wife, Amy Hirsh, is a film producer. She produces movies and TV Series of different genres.

Were Wayne Rogers and Alda Alan friends?

Despite their biased character, they seemed to have good relationships with each other.

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