Dick Cavett Net Worth
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Dick Cavett net worth and salary: Dick Cavett is a former American television talk show host who has a net worth of $100 million. Dick Cavett earned fame thanks to his regular appearances on nationally broadcasted television talk shows in the United States from the 1960s through the 2000s. Cavett was born on November 19, 1936 in Nebraska to parents Erabel “Era” Richards and Alva B. Cavett who both worked as educators. Cavett was married to Caroline Nye McGeoy from 1964 until her death on July 14, 2006. He married author Martha Rogers in 2010. Cavett attended Yale University where he acted in and directed drama plays on campus. During his senior year at Yale he changed his major from English to Drama. He routinely took any opportunity he could to meet stars, even hanging out backstage pretending to be a member of the media. Cavett had many odd jobs while pursuing his career such as store detective, label typist for a Wall Street firm and also as a copy boy.
The majority of Dick Cavett’s net worth actually is derived from wise real estate investments. Primarily one investment. Roughly 50 years ago, Dick purchased around 100 acres of land in Montauk, Long Island. He sold 77 acres of the property to the US government in 2008 for $18 million. That land is now a nature preserve. The remaining roughly 20 acres were listed for sale in June 2017 for $65 million. The property features a home that burned completely down in 1997. The home was re-built almost exactly to its previous specifications. The home is 7000 square feet. Cavett also owns property in Manhattan.
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Inspirational Quotes by Dick Cavett
William F. Buckley was a man who had a great capacity for fun and for amusing himself by amazing others.Dick Cavett
Japanese is sort of a hobby of mine, and I can get around Japan with ease.Dick Cavett
Why are people afraid of ghosts? 'Ooh, no, I wouldn't want to see one! I'd be too scared' - accompanied by a tremolo of fear in the voice - is the common reaction. This puzzles me. I'd think anyone would welcome he opportunity. I've never heard of a ghost hurting anybody.Dick Cavett
It's a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn't want to hear.Dick Cavett
I'll be happy if I can just stay out of Nebraska.Dick Cavett