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Willard Scott Net Worth

Willard Scott Net Worth is
$10 Million

Willard Scott's salary
$10 million

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Willard Scott Net Worth $10 Million

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American Willard Scott is an actor, writer, media personality, clown and comedian that has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Born Willard Herman Scott Jr. on March 7, 1934 in Alexandria, Virginia, he attended George Washington High School. As a 16-year old, he already showed an interest in broadcasting. He worked as an NBC page at WRC-AM, NBC’s owned-and-operated radio station in Washington, D.C. in 1950. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and faith.

Scott is broadly recognized as the previous weatherman for The Today Show. He also composed and co-hosted the popular 60’s radio show Joy Boys, and has authored or co authored eight novels. He’s the originator and original portrayer of Ronald McDonald from 1963 to 1966 and occasionally as late as 1971. He composed in his book The Joy of Living the character is made in the quick-food restaurant chain’s request.

In 1983, he started his practice of wishing centenarians a happy birthday after he was inspired by means of a viewer request.

Full NameWillard Scott
Net Worth$10 Million
Salary$10 million
Date Of BirthMarch 7, 1934
Place Of BirthAlexandria, Virginia, United States
Height6' 3" (1.91 m)
EducationAmerican University
SpouseParis Keena (m. 2014), Mary Dwyer Scott (m. 1959–2002)
ChildrenSally Scott, Mary Scott
NicknamesWillard Herman Scott, Jr.
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program
TV ShowsMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
1Portrayed Bozo the Clown for a number of years in the late 1950s to late 1960s on Washington DC's PBS channel.
2Co-host, with Beverly Breckenridge, of an infomercial for Universal Music's "Those Wonderful Years" music collection. [2006]
3Still steps in occasionally to do weather on Today (1952) for Al Roker. Appeared on the 50th Anniversary "Today" program on January 14th. [January 2002]
4Is the announcer in the television commercials for Smuckers [May 2007]
5Father of two daughters.
6in "Willard Scott's Down Home Stories," he recounts from his radio days when he received his all-time favorite letter from a fan: "Dear Mr. Scott - I think you're the best disc jockey in Washington. You play the best music and have the nicest voice of anyone on the air. Please excuse the crayon - they won't let us have anything sharp in here."
7His "Happy Birthday" segements on Today began in 1983 when a viewer wrote in to ask him to wish her mother happy 100th birthday on air.
8McDonalds dropped him as Ronald McDonald when they went nationally with the character in favor of somebody thinner.
9In the 1960s he became McDonald's very first redhead clown, Ronald McDonald (originally named Donald McDonald).
10Began career as an NBC Page.


Valerie's Family: The Hogans1987-1989TV SeriesPeter Poole
Bozo the Clown1962TV SeriesBozo


Today1980-2015TV SeriesHimself - Feature Correspondent / Himself - Features / Himself - Features Correspondent / ...
In Their Own Words2015TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2011TV MovieHimself
The 85th Anniversary of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself / Commander Retro / Ronald McDonald from McDonald's Ads
How to Live Forever2009DocumentaryHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
I Love the '70s: Volume 22006TV SeriesHimself
I Love the Holidays2005TV Special documentaryHimself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHimself
Christmas Across America '991999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Christmas Across America 19981998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Holy Man1998Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995-1998TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1997TV MovieHimself - Host
Ellen's Energy Adventure1996VideoHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1996TV MovieHimself - Host
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1995TV MovieHimself - Host
Sisters1995TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1994TV SpecialHimself - co-host
Late Show with David Letterman1994TV SeriesHimself
Bill Nye, the Science Guy1994TV Series documentary
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1993TV MovieHimself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1992TV MovieHimself - Host
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1991TV MovieHimself - Host
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1991TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1990TV MovieHimself - Host
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1989TV MovieHimself - Host
The Jim Henson Hour1989TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1988TV SpecialHimself - Host
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular1988TV SpecialHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1987TV MovieHimself - Host
The New Hollywood Squares1987TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Guest Appearance
Breakaway1984TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1983TV SpecialHimself - Host
The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Creative Arts Awards
Hee Haw1983TV SeriesHimself
Tom Cottle: Up Close1982TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1982TV SpecialHimself
Early Today1982TV SeriesHimself - Weatherman

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - 'Patriot' (segment "Pinheads & Patriots")
Biography1998TV Series documentaryHimself

Won Awards

1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1997)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1996)
1994Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1993)

Nominated Awards

1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1994)
1992Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1991)
1988Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1987)

Known for movies

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