David Cassidy, the famous actor who played Keith Partridge, as well as other roles, has died after organ failure. He was a major heartthrob in the 1970s, and he continued to act and play music for years after.Image Credit: Heinrich Klaffs
So what is David Cassidy net worth in 2018? What are David Cassidy’s salary/earnings? Read on…
David Cassidy was born into an acting/musical family. His parents toured with the theater, and his father helped manage him and connect him with people in the entertainment industry.
Cassidy started in the theater in the late 1960s, and he eventually got a contract with Universal Studios. He was on multiple shows, including Bonanza, before he got cast in the lead role of the Partridge Family. He was originally picked because he was attractive, but he eventually became a musical success as well.
The Partridge Family music sold around 10 million albums, before Cassidy decided to quit in the mid 70s. He wrote his own songs, including some well known hits.
At one point, David Cassidy was one of the richest young entertainers alive.
But by the mid 80s, David Cassidy was essentially bankrupt. He had earned a fair amount of money, but he spent it all. According to The Telegraph, he blamed his manager for being broke, and he said that they squandered his money.
He continued to work on and off during the 1990s, doing theater and trying to write for TV shows, as well as hosting nostalgia TV. Nevertheless, most of the money he made during that time was lost again in the dot-com crash in 2000.
And then things just got worse for Cassidy, who was divorced multiple times. After his final divorce settlement, as well as being arrested for DUI, he had to declare bankruptcy in 2018. He continued to perform a bit, but it wasn’t lucrative. He announced he had dementia not long ago.
At this point, David Cassidy net worth is essentially $0.