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Net Worth of Actor-Peter Riegert 2022? Wife, Kids, Movies, Parents & Bio

Net Worth of Actor-Peter Riegert 2022? Wife, Kids, Movies, Parents & Bio

Facts of Peter Riegert

Full Name: Peter Riegert
Birth Date: April 11, 1947
Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor
Country: United States
Horoscope: Aries
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
WifeCornelia Read Riegert
MarriedCornelia Read Riegert (2019)
Break UpBette Midler, Bonnie Bedelia
Net Worth$6 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorGrey-Black
Birth PlaceBronx
Educationthe Ardsley High School, the University at Buffalo
FatherMilton Riegert
MotherLucille Riegert
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Peter Riegert is an American actor who is widely famous for his role as Donald in the comedy movie, Animal House.

How old is Peter Riegert?

Peter Riegert was born on 11th April 1947, in the Bronx, the United States of America. As of 2021, his age is 73 years old while his horoscope is Aries. Every year, Peter celebrates his birthday on the 11th of April. He is the son of Lucille Riegert (mother) and Milton Riegert (father).

His family is Jewish where his mother is a piano teacher while his father is a food wholesaler. Peter holds an American nationality while he belongs to Jewish ethnical background.


He completed his high school education at Ardsley High School in Ardsley, New York in the year 1964. Later, he enrolled at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York.

Is Peter Riegert still married to his wife?

Peter Riegert is a married man. He is happily married to his long-term girlfriend, Cornelia Read Riegert. His wife, Cornelia is an American writer. After dating for several years, they tied the wedding knot in the year 2019 in Central Park’s Shakespeare Garden in the presence of their close friends and family.

Peter Riegert with his wife, Cornelia Read Riegert
Caption: Peter Riegert with his wife, Cornelia Read Riegert (Photo: Zimbio)

Peter and Cornelia are still married and leading a healthy relationship. They have never been involved in any sorts of rumors or controversies regarding their marriage. As of now, the couple is living a happy and blissful life together in the United States.

How much is Peter Riegert’s Net Worth?

Peter Riegert has an estimated net worth of around $6 million as of 2022. He has earned this amount through his career as an actor, screenwriter, and director. According to some online resources, the average salary of an actress in the United States ranges from around $48k to $52k per year with a median bonus of $1,032.

Peter Riegert with his co-actor
Caption: Peter Riegert with his co-actor (Photo: Zimbio)

Being a famous actor, he surely sums up some amount through advertisements, endorsements, and sponsorships of several brands and companies. Currently, Peters lives a lavish and fulfilling lifestyle with his family members.

Did Peter Riegert have Girlfriends in the past?

Yes, Peter Riegert has had girlfriends in his past days. At first, he was in a romantic relationship with Bette Midler in the year 1975. They never shared the information regarding their first meeting and their relationship history. However, their relationship ended for some unknown reasons.

Peter Riegert with his ex-girlfriend, Bonnie Bedelia
Caption: Peter Riegert with his ex-girlfriend, Bonnie Bedelia (Photo: Getty Images)

After that, he started dating an American actress, Bonnie Bedelia in the year 1986. They could not handle their relationship and ended it and parted ways in the year 1990. After their breakup, Bonnie tied the wedding knot to her husband, Michael MacRae while Peter stayed single for some years before meeting his wife.

How Tall is Peter Riegert?

Peter Riegert stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches while his body weight is 68kg.  Peter has grey-black colored hair while his eyes are dark brown in color.

The Career of Peter Riegert

  • After completing his graduation, Peter worked at a number of jobs like teaching, waiting tables, social work, and so on.
  • Later, he appeared in the Boardway, the musical Dance with Me.
  • Some of his appearances in Boardways are The Old Neighborhood, An American Daughter, Isn’t It Romantic, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Off-Broadway, and so on.
Peter Riegert, American actor
Caption: Peter Riegert, American actor (Photo: Digital Spy)
  • Peter made his first television debut in two episodes of an American TV series, M*A*S*H.
  • Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies and tv series as an actor.
  • Some of the hit movies and tv series he has appeared in are Chilly Scenes of Winter, Local Hero, Crossing Delancey, The Mask, American Pastoral, We Bought a Zoo, and so on.
  • Besides, he has narrated a few audiobooks like Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policemen’s Union and many more.