Jim Nabors Dies At 87: What Was His Net Worth?

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Noted comedian and actor Jim Nabors has died at the age of 87.

Nabors was best known for his work as Gomer Pyle on the Andy Griffith show, and on his own show.

However, Nabors was well known for his singing career, as well as many appearances he did on all sorts of shows throughout the 1970s 80s and later.

Jim Nabors got started in the entertainment industry when he was very young. While other boys were outside playing sports, Nabors preferred to be doing skits and singing in his local church and for his high school.

He continued doing skits and comedy as well as music throughout his college career, and even afterward he would work in local theaters to show off his performances.

However at the beginning, it wasn't particularly lucrative , and Nabors had to work full-time as a film cutter for NBC.

Over the years, Nabors continued appearing regularly in local theaters, until he was discovered by a fellow comedian who put them on a variety show.

Although that variety shouldn't last very long, Nabors had and into the industry, and was soon able to get a role as a walk on on the Andy Griffith show.

Griffith had created the character of Gomer Pyle, originally a single episode walk on role, and hired Nabors to play Pyle.

But he soon realized that Gomer Pyle gained a lot of attention and was an audience favorite, so the one episode role led to a starring role, and even led to a spinoff show.

Jim Nabors Net Worth

Nabors play the role of Gomer Pyle for many years, in both the Andy Griffith show, and Gomer Pyle USMC. After that, he went on to host his own talk show, and do many different walk on and supporting roles in film and television.

Over the years, you may have seen him in shows like the Carol Burnett show, the Muppet show, and Knight Rider.

Jim Nabors earned most of his money from royalties during the end of his career.

In addition to royalties from the Andy Griffith show and other works starring Gomer Pyle, he earned money from performing and appearing on TV and film.

According to The Squander, is estimated net worth at the time of his death was between $10 million and $15 million. He is survived by his wife.

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