An American actor named Lee Majors has a net worth of over 15 million dollars. Majors is best known for his roles in the 1960s television series “The Big Valley” and as Colonel Steve Austin in the 70’s series “The Six Million Dollar Man.
On April 23, 1939, Lee Majors was born in Wyandotte. Majors’ father was killed in a work-related accident before he was born, and his mother was killed in a car crash before he was two.
Majors received a scholarship to attend Indiana University because of their talent in track and football. He was a student at Eastern Kentucky University in 1959.
Majors set his sights on becoming a football coach and continued his studies despite collegiate athletics being in his back view.
In order to become a Recreation Director for North Hollywood Park, the Louis Cardinal football team moved to Los Angeles.
Majors received his first big break when he was selected to play the lead in The Big Valley, a role that would last for almost four years.
Majors were in the role of a former astronaut. Air Force Colonel Steve Austin was injured during a NASA test flight. In 1981 the show hit the air and ran until 1986, capping off a successful television career that spanned over three decades.
He reprised his role as Coach Ross in the CW Network show The Game from 2006 to 2009.
Lee Majors has four marriages. They had one child together, and he was married to Katy Robinson.
From 1973 to 1982 he was married to Farrah Fawcett. Majors and Karen Velez married in 1988. A daughter and twin boys were born to the couple. He wed actress Faith Cross in 2002.