Art Linkletter Net Worth.
|Net Worth:||$90 Million|
|Profession||Presenter, Radio personality, Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
How did Art Linkletter make his money?
From radio into television
After receiving his teaching degree Linkletter decided to go to work as a radio announcer at KGB in San Diego, because radio paid better than teaching. He directed radio programs for fairs and expositions in the mid-1930s. Afterwards, he moved to San Francisco and continued his radio career.
What did art Linkletter invent?
He created the show’s popular segment “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” A television adaptation of the program aired from 1952 to 1969; the radio show ended in 1967. Linkletter hosted another audience-participation show, People Are Funny, on radio (1942–59) and television (1954–61).
Was Art Linkletter an orphan?
“I was an orphan, abandoned at birth,” Linkletter explains of his beginnings in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. “I was adopted by an older couple. My father, a Baptist minister, was sixty.” The family soon moved to San Diego, California, where Linkletter grew up.