Todd Bridges is best known for playing Willis Jackson in the 1980s sitcom Diff’rent Strokes. According to his net worth, Todd Bridges is worth $250,000 dollars.
Later in his career, he played a well-known recurring role on the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris.
Bridges was also a four-year commentator on the cable television program “World’s Dumbest” and acted in the Nigerian film Turning Point in 2012.
Todd Bridges Age
Todd Bridges is 57 years old
Todd Bridges Height & Weight
His height is 5 feet 3 inches and his weight is about 50kg.
Todd Bridges Wife
Bridges first married Dori Bridges in 1998. The couple had one kid, Spencir (born in 1998), before separating in 2012. Spencir also starred in the film Daddy Day Camp and an episode of iCarly.
Bridges and his brother James rescued the life of Stella Kline, a 51-year-old paraplegic lady. They rescued her from a lake when her wheelchair slid in as she was fishing on the land above.
Bridges stated on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010 that a family friend and publicist sexually molested him when he was 11 years old.
Unfortunately, the actor has had run-ins with the authorities throughout the years. According to the Los Angeles Times, he was fined $240 in 1983 for carrying a hidden pistol, and four years later he got a suspended sentence after pleading no contest to making a bomb threat.
Finally, after years of consuming crack cocaine and methamphetamines, Bridges stopped using drugs in 1993. In his 2008 book Killing Willis: From Diff’rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted, he addressed all of his previous troubles.
Todd Bridges Net worth
Bridges is a well-known American actor best remembered for his role as Willis Jackson in the comedy Diff’rent Strokes. Todd Bridges’ net worth is projected to be at $300,000 as of 2022.
Todd Anthony Bridges was born in San Francisco, California in May 1965 to parents James Sr. and Betty Alice Pryor. His father worked as a talent agent, while his mother was an actress.
Meanwhile, Todd has two siblings: Jimmy, his brother, and Verda, his sister.
Bridges finished his education at the Hollywood Professional Institution, a prestigious school in Hollywood. Following that, he started pursuing his acting profession full-time.
Bridges featured in sitcoms including The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Roots as a youngster.
Todd Bridges attends the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater premiere of Apple TV+’s “Truth Be Told”
Bridges rose to prominence as Willis Jackson in the NBC series Diff’rent Strokes. Bridges earned about $15,000 each episode in 1982, according to Sitcoms Online.
In contrast, the show’s star, Gary Coleman, was earning $50,000 per episode at the time.
Bridges landed tiny appearances in programs including Hello, Larry, The Facts of Life, Here’s Boomer, The Young and the Restless, and The Ben Stiller Show after appearing in 169 episodes of the series.
Notably, Bridges participated in 17 episodes of Everybody Hates Chris and over 100 episodes of TruTV’s World’s Dumbest.
According to People, the young actor has been on Fear Factor, 1 vs. 100, Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling, Lovers or Losers: The Game Show, and, most recently, Celebrity Big Brother.
Finally, Bridges fought Vanilla Ice in 2002 as part of the FOX Celebrity Boxing event.
Todd Bridges Biography
Todd Bridges was born on the 27th of May, 1965. He has 57 years of age. Todd Bridges is a well-known American actor, best remembered for his role as Willis Jackson in the sitcom Different Strokes. In addition to his regular role as Monk in the sitcom, Todd Bridges served as a pundit on several television shows such as Everybody Hates Chris and TruTV Presents World’s Dumbest from 2008 to 2013.
Todd is the renowned son of Betty Alice Pryor, a well-known famous actress, director, and manager, and his father is James Bridges, a highly brilliant agent. Todd’s brother, Jimmy Bridges, and his niece, Brooke Bridges, are also performers.
Todd Bridges Career
Bridges’ role as Willis Jackson on the long-running NBC comedy “Different Strokes” aided his rise to popularity. Conrad Bain, Charlotte Rae, Dana Plato, and Gary Coleman were his co-stars. Bridges emerged as a particular celebrity Boxing alongside his pal Vanilla Ice in 2002. Todd Bridges appeared as a participant on a celebrity version of “Fear Factor” after a few years, however, he was eliminated after the first stunt. Chris is despised by everyone. He also appeared as a participant on the Fox reality program “Skating with Celebrities,” but he was eliminated in the second episode because he wore roller skates instead of ice skates. He also had a recurring role on the comedy “Everybody Hates Chris.”
Todd Bridges appeared in many television shows in 2008, including True TV Presents World’s Dumbest. He belonged to Team Beefcake. Bridges’ wrestling persona he portrayed was Mr. Not So Perfect. The bridge was included in many music videos, including Penny Ford’s Change Your Wicked Ways, We Are All Made of Stars, and many more. Todd Bridges’ career highlights include Different Strokes (TV Show – 1978-1985). Busted (1997), The Climb (2002), Alien Express (2005), and See Dick Run ( Movie, 2009)