Adam Rich, who was best known for starring in the ABC dramedy Eight Is Enough died at the age of 54 on Saturday.
The news was reported by TMZ by the family members of Rich. A cause of death was not immediately revealed. The actor was found dead at his home. Foul play has not been suspected.
Adam Rich net worth
Adam Rich leaves behind a net worth of $1 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Adam Rich career
Rich’s role in Eight Is Enough led him to become known as “America’s little brother”. Rich starred as Nicholas Bradford in the TV series Eight Is Enough from 1977 to 1981. The series aired for a total of five seasons. According to an IMDB synopsis, the series followed the premise of “a family with eight very independent children.”
Some of his other works include Code Red in 1981 and Dungeons & Dragons in 1983. He also worked on the 1997 film, The City.
Rich made it into VH1’s list of the greatest 100 kid stars. He ranked #73. In the 80s he retired from the entertainment industry. At the time he said that he hated the spotlight and detested the celebrity life.
Adam Rich relationship
Rich kept his personal life private. As a result, there is no information available on any partners that he might have had.
Adam Rich tributes
Ever since news of his death went viral on social media, people have been showering the actor with tributes.
“RIP Adam Rich. The former “Eight Is Enough” star was just 54. He was a progressive voice on social media and ragged on Ricky Schroder, so I loved him all the more. He replied to one of my posts recently. So tragic,” one of the fans said on Twitter. Another tweeted, “They don’t make em like they used to RIP Adam Rich.”
One more stated, “Adam Rich, ‘Eight Is Enough’ star, dead at 54 – Page Six. So sad. He was such an adorable child but a troubled adult.” Another fan tweeted, “Oh no. How very sad, ‘Eight is Enough was a staple of my childhood.’ RIP Adam Rich.”