Gary Owens Net Worth

Gary Owens Net Worth 2021: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Gary Bernard Altman net worth is
$1 Million

Gary Bernard Altman Wiki Biography

Gary Bernard Altman was born on the 10th May1934, in Mitchell, South Dakota USA, and was a voice actor, radio personality and disc jockey, bit probably best known for lending his voice to the “Space Ghost” in the animated television series of the same name. In 1981, he received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio. More, he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1994. Gary was active in the entertainment industry from 1952 to 2015, when he passed away.

How much is the net worth of Gary Owens? It has been calculated that the overall size of his wealth was as much as $1 million, converted to the present day. Voicing and working in various radio programs were the main sources of Owens net worth.

Gary Owens Net Worth $1 Million

To begin with, Gary was raised in Mitchell by his parents, who were a country sheriff and treasurer Bernard Joseph Altman, and a county auditor and educator Venetta Clark.

Concerning his professional career, he began working on radio station KORN based in his hometown in 1952. Then he moved to California, where Owens worked on DJ KEWB radio station until 1959, when he was transferred to work in the sister channel KFWB based in Los Angeles. A year later, he moved to work at station KMPC, on which he became famous not only as the announcer but also as a DJ. Owens also worked on television as an announcer. His net worth was well established.

Among other things, Owens voiced Batman in the television series “Holy Rat Race” in the 1960’s. In addition, he lent his voice to other cartoon series, such as “Dynomutt, Dog Wonder” (1976 – 1977), “Garfield and Friends” (1988 – 1994), “Two Stupid Dogs” (1993 – 1994), “Dexter’s Laboratory” (1996 – 1999) and “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command” (2000 – 2001). Perhaps tis most famous voice role in animated films was in “Space Ghost” (1966 – 1968) as well as “Space Stars” (1981-1982). He also voiced the same role of Space Ghost in the episode of “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” (2011). All added to his net worth.

Overall, he voiced various characters in more than 3,000 animated films or series as well as was heard in more than 12,000 radio shows as a narrator, DJ or broadcaster.

Moreover, he was a guest star in “America’s Top 10” (1980) alongside Casey Kasem. He also wrote two books – “The (what to do while you’re holding the) Phone Book” (1973) and “How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice (Or Lose Your Tonsils Trying)” (2004).

To conclude, all the aforementioned engagements added sums to the total size of Gary Owens net worth, as well as making him popular.

Finally, in the personal life of Gary Owens, he married Arleta Lee Markell in 1956; they had two children, and remained together until Owens death at their home in Encino, California on 12th February 2015, from complications due to diabetes – he was 80 years old.

Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthMay 10, 1934, Mitchell, South Dakota, United States
DiedFebruary 12, 2015, Encino, California, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
ProfessionAnnouncer, Actor, Disc jockey, Voice Actor, Radio show host
SpouseArleta Markell (m. 1968–2015, his death)
ChildrenChristopher Dane Owens, Scott Owens
NicknamesGary Altman
AwardsStar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio (6743 Hollywood Blvd, 1981)
NominationsNational Radio Hall of Fame (1994)
MoviesThe Love Bug (1968), Midnight Cowboy (1969), The Story of 'The Tortoise & the Hare' (2002), Comic Book: The Movie(2004)
TV ShowsSpace Ghost Coast to Coast (1998), The Green Hornet (1966-1967), Get Smart, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Letters to Laugh-In (1969), Mighty Orbots (1984), America's Funniest Home Videos (1995-1997), The Munsters, I Dream of Jeannie, McHale's Navy, The Gary Owen Show (2016)
1Polished baritone speaking voice
2Having hand cupped over ear while talking into microphone
1[self-introduction] This is Gary Owens, friend of those who want no friends, going places and losing things.
2[about Laugh-In (1967)] Those were some of the greatest times of my life . . . One of the greatest thrills was when John Wayne came on and imitated me, dressed like me, and holding his hand to his ear.
1As a high-school student in South Dakota, his history teacher was George McGovern.
2Was an illustrator and cartoonist before getting into acting, announcing and voice-overs.
3He was cremated. His ashes were given to his family.
4Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame (1994).
5He passed away on February 12, 2015, three months away from what would have been his 81st birthday on May 10.
6He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 20, 1981.
7Guest-hosted America's Top 10 (1980) for Casey Kasem the weekend of September 12-13, 1981; it was his only time counting down the 40 hottest hit singles from Billboard Magazine's "Hot 100" survey.
8In 2000 he appeared in a USO show for the US Army at Camp Garry Owen, South Korea.
9First job was delivering news as a teenager on radio in Mitchell, South Dakota.
10Prolific radio announcer, DJ, narrator, broadcaster and animated voice specialist, one of the best in the business, who has marked over 3,000 cartoon shows and appeared in over 12,000 radio shows. His cartel of cartoon characters include Roger Ramjet, Space Ghost, The Blue Falcon and Ren & Stimpy's Powdered Toast Man.
11Added to the insanity as the on-camera ("from beautiful downtown Burbank") hand-cupping-the-ear announcer with the inimitable, over-modulated voice on the cult TV slapstick romp Laugh-In (1967) from 1968-73.
12Honorary sheriff of Encino, California
13Father of Christopher Dane Owens and Scott Owens.


The Adventures of Kaitlyn Kitty Kat Kay2017filmingThe Narrator (voice)
Batman: The Brave and the Bold2011TV SeriesSpace Ghost
Wizards of Waverly Place2008TV SeriesOminous Voice / Alarm Voice
Johnny Bravo2004TV SeriesBlue Falcon
Comic Book: The Movie2004VideoGary Owens
Dexter's Laboratory1998-2003TV SeriesTV Announcer / Blue Falcon
The Story of 'The Tortoise & the Hare'2002ShortNarrator (voice)
Frank McKlusky, C.I.2002Announcer
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted2002TV Announcer
Major Damage2001ShortNarrator
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000TV SeriesOpening Narration
That '70s Show1999TV SeriesAnnouncer / Narrator
Muppets from Space1999UFO Mania Announcer (uncredited)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV SeriesGuy Who Thinks He's Gary Owens
The New Batman Adventures1998TV Series50s Batman
Border to Border1998Mr. Kirby
101 Dalmatians: The Series1997TV SeriesTV Announcer
The Cartoon Cartoon Show1997TV SeriesAnnouncer / Commander
Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker1996Video GamePowdered Toast Man (voice)
Eek!stravaganza1992-1996TV SeriesAdditional Voices / Announcer / Reporter
Space Ghost Coast to Coast1996TV SeriesAnnouncer
Quack Pack1996TV Series
Spy Hard1996M.C. for Rancor Extortion Video
Mad About You1996TV SeriesGary Owens
The Mask1996TV SeriesChannel Surfer / Raymond Neilsen
Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier1995Video GameNarrator (voice)
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters1995TV SeriesClown / Broadcaster #2
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995TV SeriesVoices
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron1993-1994TV SeriesCommander Ulysses Feral Commander Feral Cmdr. Ulysses Feral
The Ren & Stimpy Show1992-1994TV SeriesPowdered Toastman / Charles Globe / Player / ...
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad1994TV SeriesOpening Narration
Love & War1994TV SeriesAnnouncer
Fantastic Four1994TV SeriesGary Owens / Bystander #1
Garfield and Friends1988-1994TV SeriesAnnouncer / Instructor
Skeleton Warriors1994TV SeriesAdditional Voices (voice)
2 Stupid Dogs1993TV SeriesPrincipal Schneider / Announcer
Bobby's World1990-1993TV SeriesCaptain Squash
Tom & Jerry Kids Show1990-1993TV Series
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog1993TV SeriesNarrator
Raw Toonage1992TV SeriesBadly Animated Man
Goof Troop1992TV SeriesMr. Hammerhead
Spaced Out!1992TV MovieRobot's Voice
Dinosaurs1992TV SeriesNarrator
Defenders of Dynatron City1992TV ShortAnnouncer (voice)
Square One Television1988-1991TV SeriesLt. Dirk Niblick
Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers1991Video GameNarrator (voice)
Diggin' Up Business1990Minister
Kill Crazy1990VideoThe Sheriff
Night Court1989TV SeriesBobby Baumgarner - Deejay
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!1989TV SeriesWilly White
How I Got Into College1989Sports Announcer (voice)
Destroyer1988Game Show Announcer (voice)
DTV Monster Hits1987TV MovieAnnouncer (voice)
Sledge Hammer!1987TV SeriesSledge's Neighbours / Radio Announcer / Series Announcer / ...
Sesame Street1969-1986TV Series'H for Hello' Cartoon / Today's Secret Drawing Announcer / Man with Letter I / ...
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1976-1986TV SeriesAnnouncer (1979-1981) / Narrator / Announcer
Yogi's Treasure Hunt1985-1986TV SeriesNarrator
Simon & Simon1985TV SeriesSanfred Thompson
National Lampoon's European Vacation1985'Pig in a Poke' Announcer (uncredited)
The Mighty Orbots1984TV SeriesNarrator (voice)
Breakaway1983TV SeriesHost / Announcer
Hysterical1983TV Announcer (voice)
Get It Right: Following Directions with Goofy1982ShortNarrator (voice, uncredited)
No Soap, Radio1982TV SeriesSkit Performer
Superbman: The Other Movie1981ShortNarrator
Space Stars1981TV SeriesSpace Ghost
Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels1977-1980TV SeriesNarrator
Galactica 19801980TV SeriesCy
Legends of the Superheroes1979TV SeriesNarrator
Yogi's Space Race1978TV SeriesNarrator
Coming Attractions1978Narrator (voice)
Return from Witch Mountain1978Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
Scooby's Laff-A Lympics1977TV SeriesBlue Falcon (voice)
Man from Atlantis1977TV SeriesAnnouncer
Dynomutt Dog Wonder1976-1977TV SeriesBlue Falcon
The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour1976TV SeriesThe Blue Falcon (Radley Crowne)
The Prisoner of Second Avenue1975Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman!1975TV MovieNarrator (voice)
Get Christie Love!1975TV SeriesTV Reporter
Out to Lunch1974TV MovieAnnouncer
Barnaby Jones1973TV SeriesGary Michaels
Laugh-In1968-1973TV SeriesAnnouncer / Himself / Regular Performer
Dr. Phibes Rises Again1972Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Letters to Laugh-In1969TV SeriesHost
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop1969TV SeriesNarrator
I Dream of Jeannie1969TV SeriesGary Owens
Sesame Street Pitch Reel1969Short voice
The Love Bug1968Announcer
Space Ghost1966-1968TV SeriesSpace Ghost / Narrator
Sally Sargent1968TV ShortNarrator / Blake Jameson (voice, uncredited)
Batman1966-1967TV SeriesVoice on Radio / T.V. Announcer
The Green Hornet1966-1967TV SeriesNewscaster / Commentator
Mr. Terrific1967TV SeriesAnnouncer
Summer Fun1966TV SeriesHenry
The Last of the Secret Agents?1966Voice (uncredited)
The Munsters1965-1966TV SeriesZombo's Announcer / Dick Willet
Roger Ramjet1965TV SeriesRoger Ramjet
McHale's Navy1965TV SeriesThe Photographer / The 1st Sailor
The Naked Witch1961Narrator of Prologue (voice, uncredited)
Pigs Is Pigs1954ShortNarrator (voice, uncredited)
Jerks of All Trades1949TV MovieNarrator (1999 video release introduction) (voice)


Ding Dong School1952TV Series announcer


I Know That Voice2013DocumentaryHimself
Mitzvah Communion2011ShortHimself
The Florence Henderson Show2009TV SeriesHimself - guest
Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices2008Video documentaryHimself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Laugh-In Performer
Lunch2007/IDocumentary shortHimself
Certifiably Jonathan2007DocumentaryHimself
Don Adams' 75th Birthday Roast at the Playboy Mansion2006Video documentaryHimself
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimself
TV Land Convention Special2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Street Smarts2003TV SeriesContestant
The Three Stooges 75th Anniversary Special2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
TV Land Presents Blast from the Past2001Video Game documentaryHost
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Making of a Mobster: 'Mickey Blue Eyes'1999TV Short documentaryNarrator
Space Ghost Coast to Coast1998TV SeriesHimself
Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora1994Video documentaryNarrator (voice)
Gone Fish'n1993VideoHimself
Prehistoric World1993Video documentary short
Laugh-In Past Christmas Present1993TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Diabetes: A Positive Approach to Life and Financial Success (Well, Life Anyway)1989Video documentary short voice
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988Himself
Stand-up Comics Take a Stand1988TV Special documentaryHimself
Son of Dinosaurs1988TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary1987TV SpecialAnnouncer
NBC Investigates Bob Hope1987TV SpecialHimself
TV's Greatest Bits1987TV MovieHimself
Mancini and Friends1987TV MovieHimself
Aliens, Dragons, Monsters and Me1986DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
All Star Rock 'n' Wrestling Saturday Spectacular1985TV MovieHimself
The Fall Guy1985TV SeriesHimself
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs1985TV Short documentaryHimself
More Dinosaurs1985Documentary shortHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1978-1982TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Bob Hope for President1980TV Special
Games People Play1980TV SeriesAnnouncer (voice)
The Muppets Go Hollywood1979TV SpecialHimself - Announcer (voice)
Perry Como's Springtime Special1979TV MovieHimself (Cameo)
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Bowling1972-1976TV SeriesHimself
The Gong Show1976TV SeriesHimself - Host / Host
Rhyme and Reason1975TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1974TV SeriesHimself
The Electric Company1972-1973TV SeriesHimself
Letters to Laugh-In1969TV SeriesHimself - Host
It's Happening1968TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
Hey Moe, Hey Dad!2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Laugh-In
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: 25th Anniversary Reunion1993TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1980TV SeriesHimself - from NBC-TV Special BOB HOPE FOR PRESIDENT
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1979TV SeriesAnnouncer
Fury of the Dragon1976Newscaster (as Gerry Owens)
The Green Hornet1974Newscaster
Sesame Street1970TV Series

Won Awards

1981Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRadioAwarded on May 20, 1981 at 6743 Hollywood Blvd.

Known for movies

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