LeVar Burton net worth: LeVar Burton is an American actor, author, director, producer, and presenter who has a net worth of $6 million. LeVar Burton was born in Landstuhl, West Germany in February 1957. He was born on a military base in West Germany while his father was a photographer for the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Burton graduated from the University of Southern California’s School of Theatre. Burton’s acting debut was in 1977 as he played the role of Kunta Kinte on the popular ABC drama series Roots. This was also his first professional acting audition. For his performance LeVar was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Burton is well known for his time on the PBS program Reading Rainbow. He hosted and executive produced the show starting in 1983. The show was on the air for 23 seasons and ended up winning more than 2000 awards including 26 Emmys. In May of 2014 Burton and others started a campaign to get Reading Rainbow back on the air. Burton is also known for his role of Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has directed episodes of Star Trek, Charmed, JAG, Las Vegas, and more. He also serves on the board of directors for AIDS Research Alliance.
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|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date of Birth||February 16, 1957 (age 65 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Author, Film director, Presenter, Television Director, Television producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
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I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.LeVar Burton
All literature is political.LeVar Burton
Because storytelling, and visual storytelling, was put in the hands of everybody, and we have all now become storytellers.LeVar Burton
We can't afford to sacrifice another generation of American children to bureaucratic politics. We've got to get it done. The future, the health, the life - our nation depends on it and it's just foolish to think or act otherwise.LeVar Burton
It's not about division. It's not about politics. My concern is how do we come together?LeVar Burton