‘Baywatch’ star’s fortune explored as he explains why he left Hollywood
In a recent interview with Page Six, Baywatch star David Charvet has opened up about quitting his Hollywood career. The former actor, who played Matt Brody on the show, said he left the entertainment industry to be the “dad I wanted to be”.
Charvet, who has two children, daughter Heaven (15) and son Shaya (14) with ex-wife Brooke Burke, told the publication how parenthood has changed him. He added,
“Before having my first child, I traveled for five years to 42 countries performing concerts for my music. There’s no way I could ever do that again. I had to find a different meaning in my life. “
After his farewell from Hollywood, the 49-year-old retired French singer and actor accidentally found another career path. Charvet is now the developer of high-end homes in the Los Angeles area.
Charvet would have found the passion by taking over the work of the entrepreneur. At the time, he didn’t like his contractor’s approach to his Malibu home.
How much is David Charvet worth?
According to data aggregated from multiple sites, David Franck Guez Charvet has an estimated net worth of $30 million. The French native was born to successful parents, Christiane Charvet Haddad and Paul Guez. Her father was also the founder of Sasson Jeans Inc., which released the iconic product in 1976.
Meanwhile, the former French singer-actor is best known for his roles on NBC’s international hit Baywatch, where he played the character of Matt Brody in around 70 episodes over four years from 1992. Charvet actor before Baywatch were not publicly known at the time.
After his appearance in Baywatch, David Charvet has appeared in a few TV movies and single roles in some TV series. In 1996, the Lyon, France native scored the role of Craig Field in Fox’s Melrose Squarewhere he appeared in 46 episodes until 1998.
After his role in Melrose Place, the former actor took a break, to return occasionally in a few feature films. He appeared in his last feature project, Prisoners of the Sun, in 2013. Throughout his career, he was only credited with 11 projects. However, David Charvet should have earned a significant amount of money from his role in Baywatch.
David Charvet launched his musical career in the 1990s when he returned to his native country and signed a deal with the French division of Universal Music Group. The deal consisted of a 5 album. However, as a singer, Charvet only released three albums.
David Charvet also owns several properties, including land in Malibu that cost him only $1.275 million in 1998 and is now worth almost ten times more. Investments like this have made him a prolific real estate investor owning several lots and properties.