Professionally known as Tim Allen, his original name is Timothy Alan Dick is born in the year 1953. This famous American comedian and actor became popular for playing the character of Tim The Toolman in Home Improvement of ABC sitcom. He voices for the character Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story franchise. Tim put up the character of Scott Calvin and Santa Claus in the famous Santa Clause film trilogy (year 1994–2006). Some of his other works include For Richer or Poorer came in 1997, Jungle 2 Jungle also in the same year 1997, Galaxy Quest of 1999, Big Trouble in 2002, Crazy on the Outside that came in 2010 etc.
How was the actor’s early life?
Allen took birth in Colorado, to his mother Martha Katherine, who was a community-service provider, and his father Gerald M. Dick, who was in real estate business. He lost his father in a car accident in when he was just 11 years old. Two years after his father’s death, his mother married a business executive. They then moved to Michigan.
The actor went to Seaholm High School in Birmingham, where he was admitted to theatre and music classes. He then went to Central Michigan University after that transferred to Western Michigan University. There he received a degree in Bachelor of Science and in communications specializing in radio and television production.
The start of his career
In the year 1975, Allen started his comedy career. While in his stay in Detroit he gained recognition as a comedian. He worked in various commercials and local comedy shows. He was also arrested for cocaine supply and was in prison for some years. After his return he became a regular comedian in the comedy store. In 1995 he started voicing in toy story. In 2002 he worked in Santa Clause 2. He then worked in various other projects in his comedy career.
Throughout his career he worked in several films and television shows. He also was a part of video games too. Tim won many awards and accolades for his tremendous work in his career. He won people choice awards, kids choice awards and so on.
His personal life
Tim Allen married Laura Deibel on April 7, 1984. In the year 1989, Katherine their daughter was born. Tim and Laura legally got separated in the year 1999. Their legal divorce was finally done in 2003. After some years, he again married actress Jane Hajduk in the year 2006, in a private event in Grand Lake, Colorado. Their daughter Elizabeth was born in 2009.
Net worth of Tim Allen
The actor’s net worth reportedly is a whooping amount of $100 million. The above estimation is latest as of 2020.