Shari Lewis Net Worth at Death – Salary, Income, Earnings

Shari Lewis Net Worth

Shari Lewis had an estimated net worth of $2 million at death. Shari Lewis was the host of ‘Lamb Chop’s Play-Along,’ which aired from 1992 to 1997, and received several Emmy Awards. She earned most of her income from her career as an American ventriloquist, puppeteer, and television host. 

Shari Lewis was taught ventriloquism at a young age, and by the early 1950s, she had won a prize for her puppetry on the TV show Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts. Lewis became the host of Lamb Chop’s Play-Along in the early 1990s, which aired on PBS from 1992 to 1997 and won several Emmy Awards. Lewis died in 1998 in California.

To calculate the net worth of Shari Lewis, subtract all her liabilities from her total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity she has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of her net worth:

Name: Shari Lewis
Net Worth: $2 Million
Monthly Salary: $70 Thousand
Annual Income: $1 Million
Source of Wealth: Puppeteer, Author, Presenter, Ventriloquist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor

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Famous Puppeteer

Shari Lewis, who was born on January 17, 1933 in New York City, was taught ventriloquism at a young age, and by the early 1950s, she had won the TV show Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts for her puppetry.

Lewis rose to prominence after creating the sock puppet character “Lamb Chop.” Lamb Chop, a curious sheep, first appeared on WRCA-Hi TV’s Mom in the late 1950s, along with several other puppet characters Lewis had created, including the slow-speaking “Charlie Horse” and “Hush Puppy.”

NBC offered Lewis her own show, The Shari Lewis Show, in 1960. The show was eventually renamed Lamb Chop’s Play-Along and aired on PBS from 1992 to 1997, winning several Emmy Awards.

Death

Lewis died on August 2, 1998, in Los Angeles, California.

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