Walter Koenig Net Worth

Walter Koenig Net Worth is
$8 Million

Walter Koenig Biography

$8 Million: Walter Marvin Koenig (/ˈkeɪnɪɡ/; born September 14, 1936) can be an American actor, article writer, instructor and director, known for his functions as Pavel Chekov in Superstar Trek and Alfred Bester in the Babylon 5 series. He wrote the script for the 2008 research fiction legal thriller InAlienable. Koenig was created in Chicago, Illinois, the boy of businessman Isadore Koenig and his wife Sarah (née Strauss).] They transferred to Manhattan when Walter was a kid, where he visited school. Koenig’s parents had been Russian Jewish immigrants from the Soviet Union; his family members lived in Lithuania if they emigrated, and shortened their surname from ‘Königsberg’ to ‘Koenig’. Koenig’s dad was a communist who was simply investigated by the FBI through the McCarthy period. Koenig attended Grinnell University in Grinnell, Iowa with a pre-med main. He used in UCLA and received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. After a professor motivated Koenig to be an actor, he attended a nearby Playhouse with fellow learners Dabney Coleman, Christopher Lloyd, and James Caan. Walter Koenig Net Value: Walter Koenig can be an American actor, article writer, teacher and director who all has a net value of $8 million. Walter Koenig earned his net worthy of through many TV functions and acting profession in movies, in addition to his skill for directing, composing, and as a instructor of directing. Born Walter Marvin Koenig on September 14, 1936, in Chicago Illinois, US, he’s broadly remembered for his Television functions as Pavel Chekov in Superstar Trek, in addition to Alfred Bester in Babylon 5. Having performed some performing in his indigenous Chicago and NY, Walter started his Superstar Trek tenure as a guest shot. But because of creator Gene Roddenberry, his apparently short-resided appearance on the series was translated into enthusiastic and accident-prone Chekov in its second and third periods. Koenig reprized the function in six of the theatrical “Trek” movies (from The Wrath of Khan in 1982 through Generations in 1994), fetching him a little more fame with each subsequent film. Furthermore to his “Trek” immortality, he also made an appearance in another sci-fi Television show called Babylon 5 (1994-98). In 1998, he released his autobiography, Warped Elements: A Neurotic’s Instruction to the Universe, which is normally unveiling his life tale in a well-written way. Walter’s contributions to the sector made him receive the two 2,279th superstar of the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 10, 2012. Water Marvin Koenig can be an American article writer, director, actor and instructor who was simply born in September 14, 1936 with a net value of $8 million. Born in Chicago, Illinois, the boy of a businessman, he visited Grinnell University in Grinnel, Iowa with a pre-med main but later used in UCLA and graduated with a BA in psychology. The majority of his net well worth has been acquired from his acting profession. A professor motivated him to be an actor and then he started attending a nearby Playhouse along with his fellow college students Christopher Lloyd, Dabney Coleman and James Caan. Most widely known for his part as Alfred Bester in Babylon 5 and Pavel Chekov in Celebrity Trek, he also wrote the script for the legal technology fiction thriller InAliebale released in 2008. He received a Saturn award nomination to get the best Assisting Actor for his part in Celebrity Trek II: The Wrath of Khan along with Celebrity Trek IV: The Voyage House. He’s a complete legend and there is absolutely no doubt about any of it. His functions in Television shows and films are ironic in addition to iconic. People consider him as an idol plus they desire to be like him. He provides portrayed some huge functions in his profession and his greatest has always can be found in the Superstar Trek Franchise and there is absolutely no doubt it really is one of the primary franchise ever. He in addition has portrayed some very nice roles in other Television shows and films such as for example Babylon 5 Series and InAlienable. He’s none various other than the respectful and very well-known Walter Koenig. He was created in the entire year 1936 on 14th of September which makes his age 79 at the moment. He was created in a location called Chicago, which is based on Illinois of United states. As he was created in the us, his nationality is actually American. He is one of the ethnicity white. Some hoaxes had been pass on of him being lifeless but they had been all hoaxed just and there is no truth behind it. He has good wellness at the moment and he’s still alive and his function is still making various other experience alive. Wiki sites such as for example Wikipedia also contain details on him and his biography. He’s not so tall as he comes with an average elevation of 5 feet 6 inches. He’s not energetic in Instagram but he’s obtainable in Twitter. He provides a lot more than 83.6 thousand followers in Twitter which proves how popular he has been around the site. Not merely popular, he provides been quite engaged as well as he has recently tweeted in the website more than 700 situations until now. His Twitter accounts is verified aswell and this means he’s the main one using it. He provides been extremely successful in his profession and this has provided him great revenue and an excellent net worth. According for some sources, he includes a wonderful net worthy of of $8 million dollars which proves how effective he has been around the site. It really is all him and his skill that has produced him this wealthy today. His personal lifestyle is as great as him and his profession. He’s wedded to his wife Judy Levitt and their romantic relationship has been heading very strong till today. The couple got wedded in the entire year 1965 and there’s been no complications whatsoever as yet and this leaves the probability of a divorce that occurs within their lives to extremely minimum. He includes a total of two kids and their brands are Andrew Koenig and Danielle Koenig. He’s never cheating on his wife which means he is devoid of any type of extra marital affair or a girlfriend. He’s never gay as he includes a wife and a few kids. He has been unquestionably sensational in every of his function in Superstar Trek Series which series provides been the turning stage of his profession. People will remember him that method and he will end up being thankful to the franchise.

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Quick Facts

Full NameWalter Koenig
Net Worth$8 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 14, 1936
Height1.68 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Teacher, Television Director
EducationNeighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, University of California, Los Angeles, Grinnell College
SpouseJudy Levitt
ChildrenAndrew Koenig, Danielle Koenig
ParentsIsadore Koenig, Sarah Strauss Koenig
NominationsSaturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
MoviesStar Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek: Renegades, Moontrap, Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, Star Trek Generations, Mad Cowgirl, InAlienable, The Questor Tapes, Bone Eater, Sworn to Justice, Blue Dream, Cowboys & Engines, Maximum Surge, Star Trek: Planet of the Titans, Drawing Down the Moon, Star Trek: The God Thing
TV ShowsBabylon 5, Star Trek: The Original Series

Interesting Facts

1His Star Trek character's full name was Pavel Andreievich Chekov, which leads to some interesting coincidences regarding the character's namesake and both actors who have played him. Pavel Chekov was the name of playwright Anton Chekov's father, and the Star Trek character was later played by Anton Yelchin. His middle name, Andreievich, means "Son of Andrew". Andrew was the name of Walter's son.
2Best known by the public (and by many sci-fi fans) for his role as Ensign Pavel Chekov on the original Star Trek (1966) series.
3His father, Isadore Koenig, was a communist who was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the McCarthy era.
4On July 16-25, 2007, he was actively involved in the issue facing the humanitarian crisis in Burma. He visited refugee camps along the Burma-Thailand border.
5His son, Andrew Koenig, committed suicide on February 14, 2010.
6Was the only Enterprise crew member to interact face-to-face with Khan Noonien Singh (Ricardo Montalban) in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). Ironically, Khan recognizes him even though he did not appear on the original series episode "Space Seed".
7Before becoming Chekov on the original Star Trek (1966) series, Walter Koenig auditioned for the role of hip surfer Stu Casey (later Riley) a character introduced for the 1965 (year two) season of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964). Koenig lost the role to actor Allan Hunt, who only played the role for one year since he was drafted into service in Vietnam. But the two actors stayed in touch over the years and are the best of friends. Allan Hunt even directed a play that starred Walter Koenig and Hunt's fellow former Voyage co-star Del Monroe (Kowalski).
8His Russian accent is faked on the series, albeit his parents really were from Russia.
9Is an avid collector: His collections include Star Trek Memorabilia (with a shelf completely devoted to the character Chekov) Buttons, Comic Cards, Pins and "Little Big Books". He gives us a brief tour of his collections in the segment "Life Beyond Star Trek" in the Season Two release of "Star Trek: The Original Series".
10Father-in-law of stand-up comedian Jimmy Pardo.
11Is the author of "Raver" comics in 1994.
12Often complained about the character, Pavel Andreievich Chekov, he portrayed over the years as having no levity on Star Trek (1966). As well as getting hurt through the motion pictures and television series.
13Has appeared in episodes of three different series with George Takei: Star Trek (1966), Diagnosis Murder (1993) and Futurama (1999).
14Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6679 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on September 10, 2012 (four days before his 76th birthday).
15Was cast as Pavel Andreievich Chekov on Star Trek (1966) because of his resemblance to Davy Jones. The producers were hoping to attract a younger audience, including girls.
16Because his hair was too short, had to wear a wig in his first appearance on Star Trek (1966).
17Was scheduled to reprise his role as the nefarious Bester in an episode of the Babylon 5 (1994) spin-off series Crusade (1999) entitled "Value Judgements". Unfortunately, the series was canceled weeks before the episode was to be filmed. Walter Koenig was terribly disappointed by this, as he has stated publicly that he considers it his favorite "Bester" script.
18Is the only original Star Trek (1966) series actor not to provide voices for the animated version of the series, although he did write an episode for it.
19Last name is pronounced "Kaynig"
20Attended and graduated from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa with a major in pre-med. Transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received his Bachelor's degree in psychology.
21Walter Koenig is of Russian Jewish ancestry, which made him a good candidate for Chekov on Star Trek (1966). His family had emigrated from Lithuania, USSR and changed their original surname (Koenigsberg).
22Has written episodes for What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (1977), Family (1976), Land of the Lost (1974), The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) and Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) (Animated).
23Walter Koenig and his wife Judy Levitt appear together in the Babylon 5 (1994) episode "A Race Through Dark Places" which aired in 1995.
24Underwent heart bypass surgery in 1993.
25Father of Andrew Koenig (1968-2010) and Danielle Koenig (1973-).


1Ensign Pavel Chekov on Star Trek (1966) and seven of the Star Trek films
2Unique Chekov accent in which he pronounces V as W, e.g. "nuclear vessels" becomes "nuclear wessels"


1[on being cast as Pavel Chekov] I was only one of two people who auditioned for the part, which is quite extraordinary. Considering that this has so materially effected the last 35 years of my life... a couple of hours after I auditioned, I heard that I had gotten the role.
2Star Trek (1966) has given me a considerable amount of satisfaction and a certain amount of respect in the industry community and among people who watch television and movies. I enjoy that. I enjoy feeling good about myself. God knows it's easy enough for me to feel bad about myself -- I need all the support I can get. Star Trek deserves the respect it has received. If I'm going to be aligned with something, it might as well be something that makes a worthwhile statement most of the time. No, I don't have any regrets about my involvement with Star Trek.
3I didn't watch Star Trek (1966) the first year it was on, before I was on the show. I took one look at the Styrofoam rocks and said: "There's no way I'm going to watch this!".


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn September 10, 2012. At 6679 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
1983Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActorStar Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)



Diminuendo2017post-productionMilton Green
Nobility2017completedFrank Mooney
Unbelievable!!!!!2017completedFireman Frank
Cowboys & Engines: Complete Pitch Reel2015Short completedProfessor Nicholas Timon
The Dragons of MelgorannouncedWalter / Click Fadu
Renegades2017TV SeriesThe Admiral
Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time2017Ray Nabroski (future)
Star Trek: Captain Pike2016Admiral Harlan Sobol
Cowboys & Engines2015ShortProfessor Timéon
Star Trek: Renegades2015TV SeriesAdmiral Chekov
Flashback2013/IShortJoseph Griffin
Blue Dream2013Lassie
War of Heaven2010ShortLee
Scream of the Bikini2009
InAlienable2008Dr. Shilling
Star Trek: Of Gods and Men2007VideoCaptain Pavel Chekov
Bone Eater2007TV MovieCoogan
Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II2006TV SeriesLt. Pavel Chekov
Mad Cowgirl2006Pastor Dylan
Birth of a Timeless Legacy2004Video shortChekov
Roddenberry on Patrol2003Video shortMr. Lofcheck
Star Trek: Shattered Universe2003Video GameCommander Pavel Chekov (voice)
Futurama2002TV SeriesWalter Koenig
Son of the Beach2001TV SeriesGeneral Dimitri Sukitov
The Privateers2000TV MovieAdm. Roka
Starfleet Academy: Chekov's Lost Missions1998Video GamePavel Chekov
Diagnosis Murder1998TV SeriesQuinn Trask
Babylon 51994-1998TV SeriesAlfred Bester
Drawing Down the Moon1997Joe Merchant
Star Trek: Generations1997Video GameCmdr. Pavel Chekov (voice)
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy1997Video GameCommander Pavel Chekov (voice)
Almost Perfect1997TV SeriesWalter Koenig
Viva Variety1997TV SeriesGuest
Maximum Surge1996Video GameDrexel
Sworn to Justice1996Dr. Breitenheim
Star Trek: Generations1994Chekov
Star Trek: Judgment Rites1993Video GameEns. Pavel Chekov (voice)
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Enhanced1992Video GameEns. Pavel Chekov (voice)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country1991Chekov
Star Trek Adventure1991ShortChekov
The Real Ghostbusters1990TV SeriesVladimir Pavel Maximov
Deadly Weapon1989
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier1989Chekov
Moontrap1989Col. Jason Grant
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home1986Chekov
Antony and Cleopatra1984TV MoviePompey
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock1984Chekov
Bring 'Em Back Alive1982TV SeriesToder
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan1982Chekov
Star Trek: The Motion Picture1979Chekov
Columbo1976TV SeriesSgt. Johnson
Nightmare Honeymoon1974Deputy Sheriff
The Questor Tapes1974TV MovieAdministrative Assistant
The Starlost1973TV SeriesOro
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann1971TV MovieJerry
Ironside1971TV SeriesLeo
The Virginian1970TV SeriesPaul Erlich
Medical Center1970TV SeriesHarry Seller
Star Trek1967-1969TV SeriesChekov Pavel Chekov
Mannix1968TV SeriesHarry
Jericho1966TV SeriesPaul
I Spy1966TV SeriesBobby Seville
Gidget1965TV SeriesGunnar
Mr. Novak1963-1965TV SeriesPaul Ryder / Jim Carsey / Alexsei Dubov
Ben Casey1965TV SeriesTom Davis
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1964TV SeriesTiger
The Lieutenant1964TV SeriesSgt. John Delwyn
The Great Adventure1963TV SeriesCy Bedrozian
Strange Lovers1963Bob Fuller (segment "End of the Path")
General Hospital1963TV SeriesCharlie Turner
The Untouchables1963TV SeriesStudent
The Norman Vincent Peale Story1962
Combat!1962TV SeriesSentry


Handball2012Short writer
The Powers of Matthew Star1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
Family1978TV Series writer - 1 episode
What Really Happened to the Class of '65?1978TV Series writer - 1 episode
Land of the Lost1974TV Series written by - 1 episode
Star Trek: The Animated Series1973TV Series written by - 1 episode


Star Trek: Captain Pike2016co-producer
Star Trek: RenegadesTV Series consulting producer - 1 episode, 2015 executive consulting producer - 1 episode, 2015
Handball2012Short producer
InAlienable2008executive producer


The Heartbreak Cafe1998TV Series 1 episode


The Captains2011Documentary the producers wish to thank
Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II2007TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors1986Video documentary special thanks


The Con of WrathDocumentary post-productionHimself
Woman in MotionDocumentary filmingHimself
Star Trek: Inside the Roddenberry Vault2016DocumentaryHimself
From the Mouths of Babes2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel2016Himself
50 Years of Star Trek2016TV MovieHimself
NASA: On the Edge of Forever2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
For the Love of Spock2016DocumentaryHimself
Creative Continuity2014TV SeriesHimself
To Be Takei2014DocumentaryHimself
The Captains Close Up2013TV SeriesHimself
Chicly Geek2012TV SeriesHimself
Backyard Blockbusters2012DocumentaryHimself
FedCon XXI2012DocumentaryHimself
The Captains2011DocumentaryHimself
Shatner's Raw Nerve2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Inside Edition2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The 19th Annual Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame2010TV SpecialHimself
Bob Burns' Hollywood Halloween2009Video documentaryHimself
Pavel Chekov's Screen Moments2009Video documentary shortHimself - 'Pavel Chekov'
Star Trek: Three Picture Saga2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Longest Trek: Writing the Motion Picture2009Video documentary shortHimself
Bring Back... Star Trek2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHimself
The Soup2008TV SeriesHimself
Scream Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Kiss 'N' Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century2004Video shortHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003TV SeriesHimself
After They Were Famous2003TV Series documentaryHimself
OB-12002TV MovieHimself
The Unexplained1998TV SeriesHimself
Space Cadets1997TV SeriesHimself
Surprise Surprise!1996TV SeriesHimself
William Shatner's Star Trek Memories1995Video documentaryHimself
Star Trek: A Captain's Log1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
Star Trek Logs: An MTV Big Picture Special Edition1991TV Special documentaryHimself
Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors1986Video documentaryHimself
Saturn Awards1981TV Special
The Star Trek Dream1975TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Heroes Manufactured2016DocumentaryHimself
Road Trek 20112012ShortChekov
Movie Nights2011TV Series
Timeshift2006TV Series documentaryChekov
How William Shatner Changed the World2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Maximum Surge2003TV MovieDrexel
Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments1999TV ShortEnsign Pavel Chekov
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine1996TV SeriesChekov
Showbiz Today1991TV SeriesChekov
Leonard Nimoy: Star Trek Memories1983TV Movie documentaryEnsign Pavel Chekov
The Starlost: The Alien Oro1980TV MovieOro

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