Roy Clark Net Worth

Roy Clark Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Scotroy Clarke net worth is
$1 Million

Scotroy Clarke Wiki Biography

Roy Linwood Clark was born on the 15th April 1933, in Meherrin, Virginia USA, and is a country musician and performer, who has released a number of studio albums and singles, including “Thank God And Greyhound”, and “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, but he is probably best known as the host of the national TV show “Hee Haw” (1969-1992). He is also recognized for being a member of the Grand Ole Opry. His career has been active since 1950.

Have you ever wondered how rich Roy Clark is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Roy’s net worth is currently over $1 million. The main source of this amount of money being, of course, his successful involvement in the entertainment industry.

Roy Clark Net Worth $1 Million

Roy Clark was raised in Great Kills, Staten Island, New York, and he also lived in southeast Washington, D.C. while he was in his teens, as his father worked at the Washington Navy Yard. Both of his parents were amateur musicians, so when he was 14 years old, Roy became a multi-instrumentalist, as he began playing the guitar, mandolin, and banjo. A year later, he won two National Banjo Championships. Before he decided to become a musician, he was also very active in sports as a baseball player, and boxer.

Roy is one of the most famous figures when it comes to country music, and during his career he had released over 30 studio albums, all of which have increased the overall size of his net worth. His first album came out in 1962, entitled “The Lightning Fingers of Roy Clark”, however, it failed to chart. Nevertheless, Roy continued making music, and with his fifth album, “Roy Clark Sings Lonesome Love Ballads” (1966), began his reign. The album reached No. 21 on the US Country chart, but by the end of the 1960s, he had his first album in the top 10, being “Yesterday, When I Was Young”, released in 1969.

He continued to line up success after success throughout the 1970s, releasing such albums as “I Never Picked Cotton” (1970), “Come Live with Me” (1973) – which peaked at No. 4 on the US Country chart – and “Roy Clark’s Family Album” (1973), which reached No. 2. Furthermore, he released albums such as “Classic Clark” (1974), which reached No. 13, and “Labor of Love” (1978), which only reached No. 44.

With the beginning of the 1980s, his popularity began to drop; he released several albums, but all but “Turned Loose” (1982), failed to chart, and this one reached No. 44. Roy`s last album came out in 1995, entitled “My Favorite Hymns”.

He has also released several instrumental albums, including “Urban, Suburban” (1968), “A Pair of Fives (Banjos, That Is)” (1975), and “Banjo Bandits” (1978), which also increased his net worth.

Roy has also been recognized as a television personality, serving as a host of the show “Hee Haw” from 1969 until 1992, and for his appearances as himself in several TV series and films, which have also added to his net worth. Roy has also shown his acting skills in several films and TV series, including “The Beverly Hillbillies” (1968-1969), “Uphill All the Way” (1986), “Gordy” (1995), and “Palo Pinto Gold” (2009), among others, all of which have added to his net worth.

Thanks to his skills, Roy has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions, including induction into the Grand Ole Opry in 1987, and also into the The Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009, among others. Speaking about his personal life, Roy Clarkhas been married to Barbara Joyce Rupard since 1957. They are the parents of four children.

Full NameRoy Clark
Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of Birth1933-04-15
Place Of BirthMeherrin, Virginia, U.S.
Height1.8 m
ProfessionWriter, Camera Department, Sound Department
SpouseBarbara Joyce Rupard-Clark
ParentsHester Linwood Clark, Lillian Oliver Clark, Yesterday When I Was Young, Thank God and Greyhound, I Never Picked Cotton
AwardsCountry Music Association Award for Entertainer of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Instrumentalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Entertainer of the Year, Academy of Country Music Awards Jim Reeves International Award, Academy of Country Music Awards Cliffie Stone Pion...
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Comedy Album
MoviesUphill All the Way, Hanna-Barbera's All-Star Comedy Ice Revue, The Hee Haw Collection: Vol. 7, Palo Pinto Gold, Roadhouse 66, Johnny Cash: A Concert Behind Prison Walls, Country Stars on the Rise, 50 Years of Country Gold, Branson!, Patsy Cline: Remembering Patsy
TV ShowsHee Haw, Hanna-Barbera's All-Star Comedy Ice Revue
1'Hee Haw' may have set me back, but it sure set me up.
1Inducted into the Tulsa [Oklahoma] Hall of Fame in 2011.
2Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009.
3Graduate of Chamberlain Vocational High School in Washington, D.C (1951).
4Clark played a Gibson Byrdland guitar designed by legendary Nashville guitar players Hank Garland and Billy Byrd.
5He was brought up in Great Kills, Staten Island, New York.
6He also played "Lili Marlene" for Cap.Recrds SM-2425 in Hollywood.
7Performed "Yesterday When I Was Young" at Mickey Mantle's funeral in 1995.
8Had a string of hits from the early-1960s to the early-1980s, most notably "Come Live With Me" (No. 1 on Billboard magazine's country singles chart in 1973) and "Yesterday When I Was Young" (a Billboard top 10 country hit in 1969).
9Joined the Grand Ol' Opry in 1987.
10He was reportedly the highest paid country concert star between 1969 and 1971. In 1973 awarded "Entertainer of the Year" by the Country Music Association. In 1951 and 1952 he was the winner of the U.S. National Banjo championships.


Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 12010Video performer: "Rocky Top", "Comedy Routine", "Orange Blossom Special", "Ghost Riders In The Sky", "Hey Good Lookin'/Your Cheatin' Heart/Cold, Cold Heart/I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry/I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You/You Win Again/I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry/I Saw The Light/Jambalaya"
Crook & Chase2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary1996TV Special performer: "Wabash Cannonball"
Gordy1995performer: "Y'all Come"
20th Annual Music City News Awards1986TV Special performer: "Juke Box Saturday Night"
Uphill All the Way1986performer: "Uphill All the Way", "Is We Goin' Somewheres", "Stonin' Around"
Country Superstars of the 70s1979TV Movie performer: "Country Is"
The Muppet Show1978TV Series performer - 1 episode
50 Years of Country Music1978TV Movie performer: "Hank Williams Medley"
A Concert: Behind Prison Walls1977TV Movie documentary performer: "Rolling in My Sweet Baby's Arms", "Shuckin' the Corn"
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards1974TV Special performer: "Corina, Corina"
Hee Haw1972TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Porter Wagoner Show1970TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Johnny Cash Show1969TV Series performer - 1 episode
Swingin' Country1966TV Series performer - 1 episode
Shindig!1965TV Series performer - 2 episodes


Palo Pinto Gold2009Storyteller #1
The Drew Carey Show1998TV SeriesRoy Clark
Gordy1995Branson Performer
Freeway1988CHP officer
Uphill All the Way1986Ben Hooker
Matilda1978Wild Bill Wildman
The Odd Couple1975TV SeriesWillie Boggs
Love, American Style1973TV SeriesJesse Clemens (segment "Love and the Twanger Tutor")
Swing Out, Sweet Land1970TV MovieBanjo Player at Andrew Jackson's Inaugural
Pioneer Spirit1969TV Movie
The Beverly Hillbillies1968-1969TV SeriesCousin Roy / Mother Myrtle
Funny Girl1968Dancer (uncredited)
Kismet1967TV MovieDancer (uncredited)

Music Department

Used Cars1984TV Movie theme song: sung by


Uphill All the Way1986executive producer


Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen2007TV Movie documentary special thanks


The 50th Annual CMA Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Country: Portraits of an American Sound2015DocumentaryHimself
Mama Mae: The Life and Music of Mae Boren Axton2015DocumentaryHimself
Crook & Chase2009TV SeriesHimself
Headline Country2007TV SeriesHimself
Gene Autry: White Hat, Silver Screen2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Winner ("Entertainers Award")
My Music: Country Pop Legends2006TV MovieHimself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Country Comedy Shows2006TV SpecialHimself
Gene Williams Country Television Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Johnny Cash Live: Remember Me the Man in Black2003VideoHimself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2002TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
City Confidential1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHimself
The 32nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1997TV SpecialHimself
The Grand Ole Opry Musical Salute to Minnie Pearl1996TV MovieHimself
Prime Time Country1996TV SeriesHimself
Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary1996TV SpecialHimself
Biography1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Vicki!1994TV SeriesHimself
Hee Haw1969-1992TV SeriesHimself - Host / Herself - Host
Grand Ole Opry 65th Anniversary1991TV SpecialHost
An All Star Salute to Country Music1990TV MovieHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1989TV SeriesHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1987-1989TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Reading Rainbow1989TV SeriesHimself
The Grammy Lifetime Achievment Award Show1987TV MovieHimself
20th Annual Music City News Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Host
The 6th Annual National Songwriter Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Host
Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration1985TV Movie documentaryHimself
EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration1982TV SpecialHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1965-1982TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Guest Host / ...
Country Comes Home1982TV Special
The Nashville Palace1980-1981TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Val Doonican Music Show1979-1980TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1970-1980TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Center Square
Country Superstars of the 70s1979TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976-1979TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Country Vocalist / Himself
12th Annual Country Music Association Awards1978TV SpecialHimself
Hee Haw Honeys1978TV SeriesHimself
Donny and Marie1976-1978TV SeriesHimself
The Muppet Show1978TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest Star
50 Years of Country Music1978TV MovieHimself - Host
Fair Weather Friends1977TV MovieHimself
The Johnny Cash Christmas Special1977TV MovieHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1977TV SeriesHimself
Mitzi... Zings Into Spring1977TV SpecialHimself
The Captain and Tennille1976-1977TV SeriesHimself
A Concert: Behind Prison Walls1977TV Movie documentaryHimself
Johnny Cash Christmas Special1976TV MovieHimself
10th Annual Country Music Association Awards1976TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Captain & Tennille Special1976TV SpecialHimself
Dinah!1974-1976TV SeriesHimself
The Bell Telephone Jubilee1976TV Movie documentaryHimself
Andy1976TV SeriesHimself
Tony Orlando and Dawn1975TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell1975TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Country Music Association Awards1975TV SpecialHimself
Sammy and Company1975TV SeriesHimself
In Concert1975TV SeriesHimself - Host
The 1974 Annual Las Vegas Entertainment Awards1974TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
8th Annual Country Music Association Awards1974TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Oral Roberts at Expo '741974TV MovieHimself
The Midnight Special1974TV SeriesHimself - Host
10th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1974TV SpecialHimself
Flip1970-1974TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1970-1971TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Kraft Music Hall1970TV SeriesHimself
The Art Linkletter Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1969-1970TV SeriesHimself
This Is Tom Jones1970TV Series documentaryHimself
Movin'1970TV MovieHimself
The Porter Wagoner Show1970TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Hollywood Palace1969-1970TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Singer / Musician
Bing Crosby and Carol Burnett: Together Again for the First Time1969TV MovieHimself - Singer
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself
Della1969TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHimself
The Johnny Cash Show1969TV SeriesHimself - Banjo Player
The Jonathan Winters Show1968TV SeriesHimself
Operation: Entertainment1968TV SeriesHimself
The Steve Allen Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The Jackie Gleason Show1967TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Swingin' Country1966TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651966TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Where the Action Is1966TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood a Go Go1966TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Fanfare1965TV SeriesHimself
Shindig!1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Jimmy Dean Show1964TV SeriesHimself
Town and Country Time1954TV SeriesHimself - Banjo Player

Archive Footage

Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 12010VideoHimself - Host
Grand Ole Opry2007TV SeriesHimself
A Bing Crosby Christmas1998Video documentaryHimself
Muppet Video: Country Music with the Muppets1985VideoHimself

Won Awards

2007Entertainer's AwardTV Land AwardsHee Haw (1969)
1975Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingAwarded on February 12, 1975 at 6922 Hollywood Blvd.

Known for movies

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