Bronson Alcott Pinchot was born on May 20, 1959. Bronson Pinchot is an actor. He gained fame for his role as Balki Bartokomous in the ABC sitcom Perfect Strangers from 1986 to 1993. He acted in several movies including Risky Business (1983), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), After Hours (1985), True Romance (1993), Beverly Hills Cop III (1994), Stephen King’s The Langoliers (1995), It’s My Party (1996), Courage Under Fire (1996). Pinchot narrated more than 400 audiobooks by 2024. AudioFile magazine named him Best Voice in Fiction & Classics for his 2010 performance of Flannery O’Connor’s Everything That Rises Must Converge (1965).

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Bronson Pinchot
May 20 1959
64 years old
$2 Milion

Bronson Pinchot Net Worth

Bronson Pinchot is an American actor with a $2 million net worth. Pinchot bought six properties in Hartford, a small town with more than a thousand people. But Bronson had to sell all six properties after filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in 2015 and stating debts between $100,000-$500,000. He bought two small houses in April 2017, one measuring 77 square feet and the other 153 square feet.

Pinchot Early life

Pinchot entered the world in New York City. Rosina, his mother, typed and cleaned houses, while his father bound books, born in New York and raised in Paris. Pinchot’s grandparents came from Russia and moved to France after the Russian Revolution.

When he came back to the United States, Pinchot’s father decided to change his last name from Poncharavsky to Pinchot. Pinchot’s family relocated to South Pasadena, California when he turned two and a half years old. He graduated as the top student from South Pasadena High School, he received a full scholarship to Yale University.

Pinchot Early life
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He lived at Morse College and planned to study fine arts, but ended up majoring in theater studies and graduated with honors. Bronson found out by a casting director after graduating, and that’s how he made his film debut in Risky Business.

Bronson Pinchot Career

Bronson Pinchot showcased his diverse acting skills on both the big and small screens. Pinchot stood out in movies such as “Risky Business,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” and “True Romance,” demonstrating his range in different genres. Yet, his role as Balki Bartokomous in the popular sitcom “Perfect Strangers” solidified his position in television history.

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Even after the show ended, Pinchot continued to have a career, although he faced challenges like the brief sitcom “The Trouble with Larry.” He maintained his presence felt by narrating audiobooks, voicing characters, and hosting his DIY Network show.

“The Bronson Pinchot Project,” showcasing his love for home restoration. His role as George Hawthorne in “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”. However, It showcased Pinchot’s diverse career and solidified his status in the entertainment industry.

Bronson Personal Life

In 1999, Pinchot dedicated a lot of time in Harford, Pennsylvania, renovating the circa 1839 mansion constructed by Joab Tyler. Pinchot bought six properties in the small rural town with 1,300 residents to bring back the town’s 19th-century look. Nevertheless, In 2015, he declared Chapter 13 bankruptcy, stating debts ranging from $100,000 to $500,000.

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He sold all his properties in Harford afterward. Pinchot informed the Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice, “I excel at transforming old houses into beautiful spaces and bringing laughter to people.” Aside from that, I serve no purpose. I am a devoted son and brother, but I struggle with business.

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