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Desi Arnaz Jr Net Worth

Desi Arnaz Jr Net Worth is
$40 Million

Desi Arnaz Jr Bio/Wiki 2018

Desi Arnaz Jr. has his own achievements, controversies and scandals also. His net worth is now estimated to be $40 million. Desi Arnaz Jr. has been in the limelight ever since he was born in LA on January 1953. It was considered incredibly daring for anyone days. The fictional character of Lucy Ricardo additionally gave birth to Little Ricky on exactly the same day when Desi Arnaz Jr. was born. The crowd was following this closely. The name was “Lucy’s $50,000,000 infant”.

Desi Arnaz Jr Net Worth $40 Million

Desi Arnaz Jr. was a drummer when he was merely 12. Desi used to play at Dino, Desi, & Billy, with Dean Martin’s son Dean Paul Martin as well as Billy Hinsche. Two singles from the group, “Not The Lovin’ Kind” and “I am a Fool” became big hits also. Desi appeared on the I Love Lucy show also in 1968 with Lucie his sister. From then on till 1992, he has played in many television shows and movies. Some of these are The Brady Bunch, Marco, Police Story, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, House of the Long Shadows, and The Mambo Kings among others.

In age 15, the of them had a relationship with Suzanne Howe whom he made pregnant. Suzanne Howe was also 15 at that time. The television shows and had a infant Julia Arnaz. When he has 17, Desi was dating Patty Duke who was 23 at that time. He had a son with Patty. However DNA tests revealed later that Michael Tell was the actual father and not Desi Arnaz Jr.

Full NameDesi Arnaz
Net Worth$40 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 19, 1953
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack, Producer
SpouseAmy Arnaz (m. 1987), Linda Purl (m. 1980–1981)
ChildrenHaley Arnaz, Julia Arnaz
ParentsLucille Ball, Desi Arnaz
SiblingsLucie Arnaz
AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actor
Music GroupsDino, Desi & Billy
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Programs
Movies, Automan (1983-1984), The Mambo Kings (1992), House of the Long Shadows (1983), Gridlock (1980), A Wedding (1978), Joyride (1977), The Mambo Kings (1992)
TV ShowsAutoman
Here's Lucy (1968)$25,200 (1970)
Here's Lucy (1968)$20,400 (1969)
Here's Lucy (1968)$17,600 (1968)
1Desi's wife Amy died January 23, 2015 at the age of 63 from a long battle of cancer. Desi Arnaz Jr.'s Facebook Page operated by close family friend Jaime Vermeulen, helped carry the announcement to the fans sent out by the Arnaz Family.
2According to the life Magazine announcement of his birth he weighed 3.883894 Kilos or 8 lbs 9 oz at birth the announcement of his birth appeared in the Milestones column of the time magazine issue dated 1/26/1953 one week after his birth he and his older sister Lucie averaged 7 lbs 15.5 oz.
3Desi's wife Amy died on January 23, 2015 at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer.
4Father of Julia Desiree Howe born in 1969 to Susan Callahan-Howe.
5Residing with wife, Amy Arnaz, in Boulder City, Nevada, where they own the Boulder Theatre (a former cinema converted into a live theater) and are very active conducting the Boulder City Ballet Company and in civic affairs. [January 2003]
6Stepson of Gary Morton.
7Appeared as a contestant on the original The Dating Game (1965) in 1967. Lost to Spencer Leyton, a college student.
8His marriage to Linda Purl was very brief (1980-1981), but they have remained long-lasting friends. Linda has performed her cabaret show at Arnaz' Boulder Theatre in Boulder City with Desi even singing a couple of numbers with her and playing drums for a number or two. He and Linda also co-starred together in a 1998 production of "Love Letters".
9Born in the same hospital as Micky Dolenz, Natalie Cole, and former girlfriend Liza Minnelli.
10Nephew of Fred Ball and Kenny Morgan.
11Brother-in-law of Laurence Luckinbill.
12Legally adopted his stepdaughter, Haley Arnaz. Mother is Amy Arnaz. Father is Amy's first husband, Gary Charf. Haley is also a performer.
13Portrayed his own father, Desi Arnaz in The Mambo Kings (1992).
14At age 12, he was the drummer for the hit rock act Dino, Desi, & Billy. Dino was Dean Paul Martin, Dean Martin's son. Billy was Billy Hinsche. They had a top 40 hit in 1965 with "I'm A Fool" (on Frank Sinatra's Reprise Records label, which had just been picked up for distribution by Warner Bros. Records).
15Was believed to be the biological father of Patty Duke's oldest son Sean Astin until the two men developed a friendship and agreed to blood testing in the 1990s.
16He appeared on the first cover of TV Guide (April 1953) with mother Lucille Ball.
17Son of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball.
18Younger brother of Lucie Arnaz.


The Mambo Kings1992Desi Arnaz Sr.
Paul Reiser Out on a Whim1987TV Movie
Matlock1987TV SeriesMichael Porter
Automan1983-1984TV SeriesWalter Nebicher
The Night the Bridge Fell Down1983TV MovieJohnny Pyle
House of the Long Shadows1983Kenneth Magee (as Desi Arnaz)
Fake-Out1982Det. Clint Morgan
Advice to the Lovelorn1981TV MovieSteve Vernon
Gridlock1980TV MovieRobbie Reinhardt
Crisis in Mid-air1979TV MovieTim Donovan
How to Pick Up Girls!1978TV MovieRobby Harrington
Fantasy Island1978TV SeriesBarney Hunter
A Wedding1978Dino Corelli
The Courage and the Passion1978TV MovieSgt. Tom Wade
To Kill a Cop1978TV MovieMartin Delahanty
The Love Boat1978TV SeriesSteve Hollis
Black Market Baby1977TV MovieSteve Aletti
Flight to Holocaust1977TV MovieRick Bender
The Streets of San Francisco1976TV SeriesB.J. Palmer
Police Story1976TV SeriesJay Vernon / Officer Taylor
Having Babies1976TV MovieFrank Gorman
Medical Story1975TV SeriesJerry Mitchell
Medical Center1975TV Series
Billy Two Hats1974Billy Two Hats
Marco1973Marco Polo
She Lives!1973TV MovieAndy Reed
Voyage of the Yes1973TV MovieCal Markwell
Here's Lucy1968-1972TV SeriesCraig Carter
Love, American Style1971TV SeriesAlan (segment "Love and the Motel Mixup")
Mod Squad1971TV SeriesVincent Emory
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones1971TV MovieBo Jo Jones
Night Gallery1971TV SeriesDoran (segment "Death in the Family")
Red Sky at Morning1971William 'Steenie' Stenopolous
The Brady Bunch1970TV SeriesDesi Arnaz, Jr.
The Mothers-In-Law1967-1968TV SeriesMan with Clapboard / Tommy / Drummer
The Carol Channing Show1966TV MovieTango Dancer
The Lucy Show1962-1965TV SeriesBilly Simmons Billy Boy
I Love Lucy1957TV SeriesSpectator at Unveiling


Hell Ride2008performer: "She's So Far Out She's In" - as Desi
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special2001TV Movie documentary performer: "Patria"
Voyage of the Yes1973TV Movie performer: "El Condor Pasa"
Here's Lucy1968-1970TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Dean Martin Show1968TV Series performer - 1 episode
Murderers' Row1966performer: "If You're Thinking What I'm Thinking" - as Desi


I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special2001TV Movie documentary executive producer


CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years1976TV Movie documentary special thanks


Here's Lucy Spotlight: Lucie Arnaz2012Video documentary shortHimself - Interviewee / Clips from 'Here's Lucy'
Calling Automan: The Auto Feature2012Video documentary shortHimself
20/202012TV Series documentaryHimself - Lucille Ball's Son
House of the Long Shadows... Revisited2012DocumentaryHimself
Here's Lucy Spotlight: Desi Arnaz Jr.2012Video documentary shortHimself - Interviewee / Production footage & episode clips from 'Here's Lucy' / home movie footage
Here's Harry: Remembering Gale Gordon2011Video documentary shortHimself - Interviewee / Outtake footage & episode clips from 'Here's Lucy'
Here's Lucy: On Location2009Documentary shortHimself - Interviewee / Production footage & episode clips from 'Here's Lucy'
Meet the Carters2009Video documentary shortHimself - Interviewee
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Winner ("The Legacy of Laughter")
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
A Wedding: Altman Style2006Video documentary shortHimself
Perspective on Altman's 'Perfect Couple'2006Video documentary shortHimself
The Desilu Story2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
TV Road Trip2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special2001TV Movie documentarySon
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHimself
The 7th Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
Our Time1985TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Party for Lucille Ball1984TV SpecialHimself
Breakaway1984TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America1979-1984TV SeriesHimself
I Love Liberty1982TV SpecialHimself
The Alan Thicke Show1981TV SeriesHimself
Password Plus1981TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976-1978TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Saturday Night Live1976-1978TV SeriesHimself / Ricky Ricardo / Youngblood
Dinah!1975-1978TV SeriesHimself
Donny and Marie1978TV SeriesHimself
California My Way1974TV MovieHimself - Host
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1972-1974TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1973TV SeriesHimself
The 45th Annual Academy Awards1973TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Salute to Oscar Hammerstein II1972TV SpecialHimself
The David Frost Show1972TV SeriesHimself
The 29th Annual Golden Globe Awards1972TV SpecialHimself
Mantrap1971TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1970TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1970TV SeriesGuest Appearance
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself
The Dean Martin Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Dino, Desi & Billy Member
Dream Girl of '671967TV SeriesHimself - Bachelor Judge
Murderers' Row1966Himself (as Dino, Desi & Billy)
Sammy Davis and the Wonderful World of Children1965TV SpecialDino, Desi & Billy
Password All-Stars1964TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1960TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1960TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Best of Schiller's Reel1994VideoHimself
Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Old Days Part II1978TV SpecialHimself
Here's Lucy1973TV SeriesCraig Carter

Won Awards

1972Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USAMost Promising Newcomer - MaleRed Sky at Morning (1971)

Nominated Awards

2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramI Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (2001)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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