Luke Perry, ‘90210’ and ‘Riverdale’ Star, Dies at 52 — A Look at the Wealth He Left Behind

The actor suffered a stroke on Feb. 27.
  • “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry passed away on March 4, 2019, at age 52.
  • Perry was worth around $10 million at the time of his death.
  • He had nearly 100 acting credits to his name.

“Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Riverdale” fans the world over mourned the passing of Luke Perry on March 4, 2019. The actor suffered a stroke and was rushed to the hospital on Feb. 27.

The former teen heartthrob was worth millions at the time of his passing.

Luke Perry Net Worth: $10 Million

Over the course of his acting career, Luke Perry achieved a net worth of $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Much of this no doubt stems from his stint on “90210,” where he played Dylan McKay. Although specific cast members’ salaries are hard to come by — it’s no secret there was tension behind the scenes about cast members’ pay — the show was a cultural phenomenon that lasted for 10 years. That Perry was a part of it at all is a testament to his acting prowess.

Luke Perry on Beverly Hills 90210 film set
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“I was a guest star, and [producer Aaron Spelling] wanted to make me a regular,” Perry once told The Hollywood Reporter.

Prior to his role in the show, he spent his time auditioning for minor roles and laying asphalt. At its peak, “90210” entertained 20 million viewers per week, according to The Guardian.

Luke Perry Acting Roles

“90210” might be Perry’s most well-known role, but he has nearly 100 credits to his name, according to IMDb. Some other projects you might recognize Perry from include:

  • “Oz”
  • “Jeremiah”
  • “John From Cincinnati”
  • “Body of Proof”

However, Perry is probably best known to younger fans as Fred Andrews from “Riverdale.”

Celebrities Mourn Luke Perry on Twitter

Luke Perry’s former “90210” co-stars and celebrities paid tribute to the late actor on Twitter after hearing the news.

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