Al Molinaro was an American actor who had a net worth of $10 million. Al Molinaro was born on June 24, 1919 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He died on October 30, 2015 in Glendale, California at the age of 96 after experiencing complications from an infection in his gallbladder. As an actor, Molinaro was definitely best known for portraying drive-in owner and cook Al Delvecchio on the sitcom Happy Days.
He played the same role on the spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. Before these shows, Al was notable for playing Murrah Greshler on The Odd Couple. Molinaro moved to California in the 1950s and began working a series of odd jobs until he had enough money to run his own collection agency. He eventually sold the collection agency and poured the proceeds into real estate. His real estates assets were acquired by a larger conglomerate in a transaction that made Al moderately wealthy. With this new-found financial independence, Al decided to finally peruse his lifelong dream of becoming an actor. He quickly landed small parts on sitcoms such as Bewitched, Green Acres, That Girl and Get Smart. He landed his big break after taking an improv class that happened to include Penny Marshall. Penny recommended Al to her brother Garry who hired him to appear on The Odd Couple. Later on Gary would hire Al to replace Pat Morita on Happy Days and the rest was history.
|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jun 24, 1919 – Oct 30, 2015 (96 years old)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|