Max Baer Jr is the son of boxing champ Max Baer who’s of Jewish and Scots-Irish ancestry, and Mary Ellen Sullivan. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration using a minor in philosophy from Santa Clara University. His first acting role was in Goldilocks and the Three Bears in the Blackpool Pavilion in England in 1949.
Max Baer Jr. Net Worth $50 Million
In 1960, Baer began playing professionally at Warner Bros. and has made appearances in television shows including Maverick, Surfside 6, Hawaiian Eye, Cheyenne, The Roarings 20’s, and 77 Sunset Strip. This led to many appearances in films like Vacation Playhouse, Love, American Style, as well as in the Western film A Time for Killing.
Max Baer Jr. transferred his focus to directing and producing. He went on to shoot a few of the very most financially successful films in Hollywood’s history. He also went to play in his film Macon County Line (1974) which he also wrote and created with his buddy. The movie held the record for the highest grossing film per dollar invested before the release of the Blair Witch Project in 1999. Now, he’s chiefly focused on casino development. He is now assembling a Beverly Hillbillies-the med hotel and casino in Nevada. He used to be the 1960’s Hollywood pal of Elvis Presley.