Eric Braeden is a German actor based in America. He debuted his career playing Nazis, and finally, he became a star who is widely featured in daytime soaps. Before becoming an actor, he was a renowned athlete, and he performed impressively in field races and tracks. He relocated to the USA as a teenager and started working in Montana and Texas as a translator. Furthermore, he also worked as a lumber mill-hand and a cowhand – he was generally a low profile figure. His athleticism earned him a scholarship to Montana State University. Due to his passion for acting, he made a film together with Bob McKinnon dubbed The Riverbusters. In his efforts to look for his film distributor, he found greener pastures in Los Angeles, owing to his accent and other qualities that he possessed – which were a hot cake for the acting industry.
Eric Braeden wiki bio
Hans-Jorg Gudegast was born on 3rd April 1941 in Kiel, Germany. He grew up in Bredenbek, Germany from where he derived his name. As a high school student, Braeden performed very well in athletics, particularly in the javelin, discus, and shot put. Consequently, he greatly enhanced his team in winning the National German Youth Championship. Afterward, he relocated to the USA in 1959 at the age of 18 years and settled in Texas. While there, his cousin found him a job to work as a translator, and later he relocated to Montana. Braeden got a job as a cowhand in a ranch owned by a fellow German. Due to his talent in athletics, he won a scholarship to study in the University of Montana. Eric Braeden worked at a lumber mill. Afterward, he met McKinnon, and together they shot a documentary film that made him travel to Los Angeles to look for a distributor. When he got there, Eric Braeden found out that he was in high demand due to his accent and some other qualities for acting.
Is Eric Braeden leaving The Young and the Restless?
Eric set his feet for the first time in the renowned soap dubbed The Young and the Restless in 1980. The show has aired for over 30 years, and he has been a cast all along. It seems that Eric is so much in love with this show and he decided to remain for all that long. However, it is revealed that “Eric Braeden leaving the young and the restless.” It could be as a result of his health, but he is recovering. Some fans are skeptic about his recovery, and they see as if his health is deteriorating instead of improving.
However, he said that he has been through much more than that: perhaps even worse than that and he recovered. Eric Braeden leaving Y&R is ringing in the minds of many people due to his health in the soap. Anyhow, that is just acting. The buddy is fine and doing good: in fact, he does not have any health problems. Having been in this soap for all that long, this could not be the right time for him to leave.
Eric Braeden married to wife and children
Eric Braeden is a committed family man who has tried his best to keep a clean record. He met Eric Braeden wife – the love of his life Dale Russell Gudegast and later married her on 8th October 1966. Eric Braeden married Dale, and they have a son called Christian Gudegast. They have been happily married for all those years. He is not involved in scandals, and unlike other pervert celebrities, he seems to have kept his marriage vows. It is evident that he meant it that he would stick to her till death set them apart.
Eric Braeden children are just, but only one son and his details like his date of birth and his occupation are not known. Unless the unfathomable happens, the duo does not seem to ever file for a divorce. As a celebrity, he has done a lot to maintain a clean and honorable record and image. There are no scandals that follow him, and he is sexually straight. He was born to Wilhelm Gudegast and his wife Matilde Gudegast in Kiel, Germany. His father was a strict disciplinarian, and it seems that he did not stray from his childhood discipline.
Eric Braeden Net Worth, Salary, and Age
In his acting career, Eric has amassed a lump sum amount of money, and consequently, he is a rich man. Since when he relocated to Los Angeles from Montana, the floodgates of heaven opened over his life. He was just a mere student when he decided to go there and look for a distributor of the film documentary – that they had made with McKinnon. However, he found out that he could make money straightaway and he kick-started there and then.
He has cast The Young and the Restless for over 30 years. Eric Braeden salary cannot be made up, but Eric Braeden net worth is $25 million. This shows that he is one of the top ranking actors in the USA because not many actors have such great net worth. Eric Braeden age is 77 years, and he is robust and full of energy.