'Cheers' Stars' Real Life Partners and Net Worth

The stars from Cheers gained both fame and fortune from their time on the hit show. Many of them landed even bigger roles afterward... So who's banked the most money over the years? Let's find out as we catch up with the Cheers cast and their families!  

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9. Bebe Neuwirth - $10 Million 

Bebe Neuwirth first came onto the scene as a dancer. From the age of five, this star was already pointing her toes perfectly in ballet. With the backing of schooling from Juilliard and the Princeton Ballet Company, Broadway was the obvious next step for her.

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To perfect her skills on the stage she decided to take up acting. In 1986 her roles in the industry were growing and she landed a big job, the part of Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane on Cheers. Some of her big film credits include the hit Jumanji, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and Madam Secretary.

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Bebe's Private Life 

It's no wonder the all-rounder star is bringing in the big bucks. Sitting at a nice round figure of $10 million, Bebe can support her family which consists of Chris Calkins, founder of Napa Valley’s Destino vineyard. She has no kids of her own but has a big love for her many cats.

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8. Shelley Long - $10 Million 

Shelley Long's grand career began in 1977 with a few major roles early on. The star was cast on hit shows like Cheers and the Brady Bunch, where she was the popular matriarch, Carol Brady. She also starred in the film adaptation, The Brady Bunch Movie.

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What The Actress Is Up To Today 

Some of her recent credits come from the comedy show, Modern Family, where she took on a minor role. In her career, she's had many roles that have now made her a double-digit millionaire. The star has raised a family of three over the years but has been divorced in the meantime.

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Shelley and her former husband, Tyson, met on a blind date in 1979. The pair dated for a period of two years and were then married. For over two decades they kept their love alive and even parented their daughter, Juliana. However, they split a few years ago. 

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7. Kirstie Alley - $30 Million 

Her initial plan was to pursue a career in the fashion industry but once in L.A., she followed a path in the modeling and acting world instead. In the early eighties, she was cast in her breakout role, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. This put her name out into the world and ensured more opportunities. 

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After landing jobs here and there she eventually garnered a big part on Cheers. From 1987 all the way to 1993 she remained on the show. Despite facing some personal issues over the years, she's still going strong. Recently she could be seen in the teen series, Scream Queens. 

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Kirstie's Love Life 

She had a relationship with Bob Alley fresh out of high school. The pair tied the knot in 1970 but called it quits less than 10 years later. Husband number two was Parker Stevenson, but sadly this union also didn't last. They do share the custody of kids, William True and Lillie Price.

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6. George Wendt - $45 Million 

This star's career began to take flight thanks to his stint on the comedy troupe, Second City. He was then cast in Cheers and portrayed the role of funnyman, Norm Peterson. The star has a few film credits to his name as well. These include House, Forever Young, and Fletch.

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His hard work definitely didn't go unnoticed and it also gave him quite an impressive net worth. With over $40 million in his bank, this class act can comfortably take care of his family. He and wife Bernadette Birkett are still happily married and enjoy life with their 3 kids.

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5. Rhea Perlman - $50 Million 

This star got by with a little help from her father... But neither he or Rhea could've guessed that she would amass the kind of fame and success she has today. Not only is she married to a fellow star, Danny DeVito, but she has made quite the name and net worth for herself.

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Her first time on screen was for a small role on Hot Dogs. This was all it took for her to be noticed in the industry. Since then she hasn't looked back and has some impressive credits to her name, a more notable one being her portrayal as Carla Tortelli in Cheers.

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Rhea's Family Life With Husband, Danny DeVito

She has almost 100 acting credits to her name so it shouldn't come as a surprise that her net worth is a strong $50 million! In her personal life, it's not always been plain sailing but Danny and Rhea have managed to make their union work for the sake of their kids. 

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The actress said the following: 

“I don’t know why it’s difficult for other people, but Danny and I have always loved each other and we have three amazing children together. We really agree on almost everything important. You know, we were together for 40 years. 40 years is a long time..."

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4. Kelsey Grammer - $60 Million

Kelsey Grammer has made himself a pretty penny because of his massive lead role on the Cheers spin-off, Fraiser. What started as a relatively medium-sized role on Cheers, grew into the role of a lifetime. But where did all of the success begin for this star actor?

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From his days at the prestigious Juilliard, he took his talents to Broadway. He didn't have to try long before he was cast as Frasier Crane on Cheers. After Cheers he was on Fraiser for 10 long years, no wonder he has amassed the big net worth he has today.

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Kelsey's Big And Growing Family 

The star has been married a few times... Four to be precise. He married wife number four, Kayte Walsh in 2011. She has given him a new baby girl, Faith Evangeline Elisa Grammer. In total, Kelsey has seven kids! Luckily he has the money to take care of all of them comfortably! 

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3. Ted Danson - $60 Million 

From his days as a popular athlete in high school, Ted Danson had the looks to make it big in the acting world. He was lucky enough to land the leading role on the beloved sitcom, Cheers. His portrayal of Sam Malone set him up for a lifetime of success.

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Some of his recent series credits include the hits CSI: Cyber, and The Good Place. He is also in a happy marriage with wife, Mary Steenburgen. The pair have been together for 25 years now and they are still in love! Danson has two kids, Kate and Alexis Danson.

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Ted And Mary's True Love Of 25 Years

Ted said the following about his marriage: 

"I’m madly in love with Mary Steenburgen. She’s a remarkable human being so I’m just incredibly blessed.”

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2. Woody Harrelson - $65 Million

Woody Harrelson is a popular man in Hollywood. Not only has he been a star in the industry for decades but he made his name known in theatre as well. His breakout role was thanks to Cheers and since then he hasn't looked back. In fact, his fame has only grown!

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It's no wonder that this successful man has an impressive net worth of $65 million. He also gained something else from his time on the series... He met his wife, Laura Louie, on the set of Cheers! The happy couple has three kids, Makani Ravello, Zoe Giordano, and Denni Montana. 

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1. John Ratzenberger - $80 Million

John Ratzenberger had very humble beginnings before his big break. Back in the day, he was a house framer that never dreamed of being on this list! He is now one of the box office's biggest earners and to top it all, he also made some money from TV. 

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His role as Cliff Clavin on Cheers helped him gain the fame he needed to "make it" in the industry. He has since been cast in movies like Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. He also garners a big paycheck from Pixar... Why? Well, his voice appears in almost every Pixar movie. 

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The Star's Intimate Beach Wedding 

Considering all of his credits, it's not surprising that this star has a net worth of $80 million! The star also found love and married Julie Blichfeldt in 2012. Despite his wealth, they opted for a simple and intimate beach ceremony that took place near their home in Connecticut.

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A spokesperson for the couple said this:

"Forgoing the traditional tux and gown, both wore fur and kept the ceremony very intimate. The two started their honeymoon by heading north for a hunting trip!" 

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Cheers surely put these stars on the map! They have all gone on to continue in the industry, adding to their fame and wealth. Who was your favorite character from Cheers and did they make it onto this list? Leave us a comment and click share!  

Sources: Good Housekeeping ABC News People People New York Post People  Huff Post

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