Howard Hesseman who is the age of 79 is an American actor. He is famous for his role a DJ Dr. Johnny Fever on WKRP in Cincinnati and Sam Royer on One Day at a Time. In 1968, he began his acting career by playing a minor role of Hippie in Petulia.
Howard Hesseman was born George Howard Hesseman on February 27, 1940, in Lebanon, Oregon, the United States under the zodiac sign of Pisces. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to white ethnicity.
He was born to Edna (née Forster) and George Henry Hesseman. When he was the age of 5, his parents got divorced. After they got divorced, he was raised by his mother and stepfather, a police officer.
In 1958, he graduated from Silverton High School. Later he attended the University of Oregon.
Howard Hesseman is a married man. He married Caroline Ducrocq on July 22, 1989. The duo began dating each other at the beginning of 1989 for six months before their nuptials.
Later they thought of taking their relationship to the next level and got married. The marriage ceremony was done privately and the people who attended the ceremony were their family member and friends.
Its been almost 30 years of their marriage. However, still, they do not share any kids which are quite surprising. Seems like they prefer to enjoy each other’s company so much that they like to live childlessly.
Talking about his past affair, he was in a marital relationship with actress Catherine Maison. They tied the knot in 1965, after dating for a long time. However, their relationship could not last for long and got separated in 1974.
Neither of them has talked about the reason behind their divorce.
Howard Hesseman has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His main source of income is acting where he was able to collect a good amount of money from it. According to the source, the average salary of an actor is around $50,624 with a median bonus of $1,032.
He began his acting journey by playing a minor role as Hippie in 1968 movie “Petulia”. Following year he made his another appearance as Bartender in 1969 movie “Some Kind of a Nut“.
Furthermore, he has also appeared on television series “The Andy Griffith Show” in two final-season episodes. However, he came to spotlight after he played his role of disc jockey Jhonny Fever on TV’s WKEP in Cincinnati.
Until now he has appeared on numerous television series and movies including, Kid Blue, Jory, Tunnel Vision, Silent Movie, The Big Bus, Private Lessons, Honky Tonk Freeway and many more.
Furthermore, in 1996, he was arrested for selling one ounce of Marijuana in San Francisco. However, he seems to live a clean life as a family man right now.