What was Morgan Stevens' net worth? Famed 'Melrose' actor dead at 70

How much did the famed 'Melrose Place' star earn throughout his career? Here's all you need to know!


                             What was Morgan Stevens' net worth? Famed 'Melrose' actor dead at 70
Morgan Stevens (credits : NBC Universal/ Getty Images)
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The first month of this year is about to end on a sad note. Popular television actor Morgan Stevens, 70, was pronounced dead on Wednesday, January 26. He had died in his home and his body was discovered during a police wellness check. His demise is an unbearable loss for the industry as the actor was well known for his appearances in popular TV shows, including the 'Melrose Place.'
 
Sources close to Stevens say that he hadn’t been seen or heard from in a few days, which is when a neighbor called authorities to do a welfare check. That is when his body was found inside the kitchen of his house by the officers responding to his neighbor's request. The police now claims that there were no suspects or foul play in his death, and he most likely died of some natural causes.

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All about Stevens' life and career

Born on October 16, 1951, Stevens initially took part in various Broadway plays when he began his acting career. Those were his days of struggle; of finding new ways to make ends meet and thus he was fortunate enough to grab his first television role in 1979 when he was cast in the revival of 'Peyton’s Place'.

Even though the actor was able to make the most of his opportunities, his financial stability was very fragile. Gradually, his finances became more stable after he left the acting profession in 1999. Soon, Stevens started making guest apearances on various television programmes and his net worth began shooting up significantly..

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What was Stevens' net worth?

Morgan Stevens was worth quite a bit when he died, aged 70. Morgan Stevens’s income source is mostly from being a successful artist and is roughly estimated between 1 million USD to 5 million USD.
 
Apart from reel life dramas, the actor had also faced police brutality in the past.  In the 90's, Stevens was arrested for an alleged DUI. He claimed after 90 minutes of waiting in a jail cell, he refused to hand back the shirt that was given, which is when two jailers kicked and beat him up brutally. Finally, he came out with a fractured cheek, a dislocated jaw and nerve damage as a result of the violent police assault. 

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A true veteran of the industry, he left behind some great memories to cherish. Details of his funeral service have still not been made public.