Golden Age Celebrities Who Are Still Alive And Doing Well


Dick Van Dyke – 95-Years-Old, Born in 1925 – The Dick Van Dyke Show

Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke has enjoyed a very fruitful entertainment career that has lasted over seven decades now. Van Dyke first rose to fame on radio and Broadway back in the late 1940s. Later, Van Dyke became a household name thanks to classics like The Dick Van Dyke Show and Mary Poppins. Still, even younger generations recognize him, thanks to the Night at the Museum franchise! Van Dyke even popped up in the 2018 film Mary Poppins Returns.

However, today, Van Dyke mostly enjoys his quiet days alongside his wife, Arlene Silver, and his $35 million fortune. But it doesn’t seem like he’s planning on joining other old celebrities in retirement anytime soon!

Mel Brooks – 94-Years-Old, Born in 1926 – Blazing Saddles

Director-writer Mel Brooks has not slowed down since he first entered the entertainment world in the 1950s. Even though most old celebrities have some retirement plan in mind, Brooks doesn’t seem to want to stop working any time soon.

For those who don’t remember, Brooks started his career as a writer for the hit show Your Show of Shows. Then in 1967, he released his first film, the iconic The Producers. Afterward, Brooks continued to hit home runs with movies like Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and History of the World: Part I. Meanwhile, thanks to his incredibly successful career, Brooks enjoys a massive fortune worth $100 million!

Robert Fuller – 86-Years-Old, $5 Million Net Worth

When Robert Fuller began his acting career back in the early 1950s, he mostly did bit parts in western television shows. From there, Fuller worked his way up to bigger and bigger roles in westerns like The Hard Ride and B-movies like The Brain from Planet Arous.

After years of working putting his nose to the grindstone, Fuller’s big breakthrough came in popular 1960s series such as Laramie and Wagon Trail. Fuller then went on to enjoy massive success in the 1970s, nabbing a lead role on the hit medical drama Emergency! Nowadays, with an impressive net worth of $5 million, Fuller is enjoying well-deserved retirement at 86-years-old.

Bob Newhart – 90-Years-Old, $65 Million Net worth

America’s favorite comedian Bob Newhart rose to fame thanks to his dead-pan delivery comedy routines. Newhart first gained notice back in the 1960s after his debut comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart became a worldwide bestseller, one of the first comedy albums to do so. In fact, Newhart’s album did so well that it earned the number one spot on both Billboard’s Comedy Album Chart and the Billboard Hot 100!

Later, Newhart decided to pursue an acting career, starring as Dr. Robert Hartley in the Bob Newhart Show back in the 1970s. Today, Newhart is still working, recently starring as Professor Norton on the popular TV show, The Big Bang Theory. Thanks to his decades-long career, the actor enjoys a net worth of $65 million!

Bob Barker – 97-Years-Old, $70 Million Net Worth

With a fortune circling around $70 million, Bob Barker is not only one of the wealthiest retired celebrities, but also one of the wealthiest stars over 75-years-old! Barker first became a household name by hosting Truth or Consequences, directly after serving in WWII. However, it was his next gig that made him a star forever: host of CBS’ The Price is Right.

As you likely know, Barker hosted the popular game show from 1972 until 2007. That’s the record for any game show host, anywhere! Throughout his career, Barker used his platform to speak up about the cause dearest to his heart: animal rights. Unfortunately for fans, Barker decided to enter retirement back in 2007. However, he has made a couple of appearances on the Price is Right since then!

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