About Mark Harmon
It has been claimed that the overall amount of Mark Harmon net worth has an estimate of 40 million dollars. Mark Harmon is mostly known as an actor from the United States. He became famous when in 1970 he began appearing in various productions of cinema and television. In addition to his acting career Mark Harmon is also known as a sportsman. He used to play football in college and was part of the UCLA Bruins team. Thus, sports also increased the overall amount of Mark Harmon net worth. Currently Mark Harmon is known to be appearing in the TV series “NCIS”, where he portrays a role of Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Born in California Mark Harmon was primarily known because of his parents. His mother was a well known actress Elyse Knox, while his father worked as a broadcasted and was also a winner of the Heisman Trophy. After the graduation of high school in 1970 Mark Harmon entered the University of California, where he got involved in football. When he was in his senior year Mark Harmon became the recipient of the National Football Foundation award.
After college, Mark Harmon considered the opportunity to become a lawyer or advertiser.
In addition to appearing on TV as a sportsman, Mark Harmon also appeared in several TV commercials. His most notable appearance as a TV commercial star was in the commercial for Kellogg’s in which he appeared with his father who was a spokesperson for the company. His first appearances in films included a lot of minor roles as well as several guest roles. Talking about him as a guest actor, he appeared in TV shows such as “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries” and “Laverne and Shirley”.
In 1980 Mark Harmon became known as a soap opera star in the TV series “Flamingo Road”. The show also increased Mark Harmon net worth a lot. However, the series lasted for only two seasons before it was finally canceled although it received quite good ratings. However, he soon got an offer to appear in the popular TV series “St. Elsewhere” which he joined in 1983. He stayed for three years in the TV show. Thus, his appearances on TV series added a lot of financial success to his net worth which he has today.