William Shatner, the iconic actor best known for his role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek, has had a long and successful career in the entertainment industry. Here’s a closer look at his life and legacy.

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Legendary actor William Shatner, who turned 92 recently, has had a remarkable career in the entertainment industry. From his iconic role as Captain James T. Kirk in the original Star Trek series to his Emmy-winning performance in Boston Legal, Shatner has been a household name for decades. Here’s a closer look at his life and career.

Net Worth:

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shatner has an estimated net worth of $100 million. He has amassed this fortune through his acting, directing, producing, and writing projects, as well as his various business ventures.


Born on March 22, 1931, Shatner just celebrated his 92nd birthday. Despite his advanced age, he remains active in the entertainment industry and continues to work on various projects.


Shatner has been married four times and has three children. His first marriage was to Gloria Rand, with whom he has three daughters: Leslie, Lisabeth, and Melanie. He later married Marcy Lafferty, Nerine Kidd, and Elizabeth Martin.


In addition to his three daughters, Shatner has two grandchildren. He also suffered a tragic loss in 1999 when his third wife, Nerine Kidd, died in a drowning accident.


Shatner began his career in the 1950s, appearing in various TV shows and movies. He gained widespread fame in 1966 when he was cast as Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek series, which aired for three seasons. He reprised the role in several Star Trek movies and continues to be associated with the franchise to this day.

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In addition to Star Trek, Shatner has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies throughout his career, including Boston Legal, T.J. Hooker, and Judgment at Nuremberg. He has also written several books and has worked on various music and spoken word projects.

Despite his age, Shatner continues to work on new projects and shows no signs of slowing down. His contributions to the entertainment industry have been immense, and his legacy is sure to inspire future generations of actors and fans.