Eddie Hodges Net Worth 2023

Eddie Hodges is an American actor and singer who rose to fame in the late 1950s and early 1960s and is reported to have a net worth of $1 million, most of which comes from his acting career.

Full NameEddie Hodges
Net Worth$1 million – $3 million
Annual IncomeUnknown
Source of IncomeActor, Singer
Date of BirthMarch 5, 1947
Active Years1953–1969
CountryUnited States
Place of BirthHattiesburg Mississippi, Mississippi
Star SignPisces
Eddie Hodges Net Worth Last Updated on 2023

Eddie Hodges: Net Worth Growth and Source of Income

Movies and Song Writing are the main source of income for Eddie Hodges, check out the table below to know the net worth growth of Eddie.

Net Worth in 2023Approx $1 – 3 Million
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Networth Growth of Eddie Hodges – * subject to change

Movies by Eddie

He first gained attention for appearing in the 1959 film A Hole in the Head which starred Frank Sinatra.

After that he had roles in numerous other films including The Music Man, Take Her, She’s Mine, and Hush…Hush, and Sweet Charlotte.

1959A Hole in the HeadAlly Manetta
1960The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnHuckleberry Finn
1962Advise and ConsentJohnny Leffingwell
1963Summer MagicGilly Carey
1967C’mon, Let’s Live a LittleEddie Stewart
1967The Happiest MillionaireLivingston
1968Live a Little, Love a LittleDelivery Boy
Movies by Eddie

Career as a Song Writer

Eddie was a successful child actor but his career waned as he grew older so he pursued music and wrote songs for others such as Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Dean.

YearSingleUS Hot 100
1961“I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door”12
1962“Bandit Of My Dreams”65
“(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made To Love”14
1965“New Orleans”44
Singles by Eddie Hodges

Biography: Personal Life of Eddie Hodges

Eddie Hodges was an American singer, actor, and songwriter known for his role in the 1961 film adaptation of “The Music Man.” He also played roles in other classic films such as “The Happiest Millionaire” (1967), and “Your Cheatin’ Heart” (1964).

PartnerPenny Daniels: 1966-1970
Leilani Sarelle in 1978
ParentsParents Robert and Elizabeth Hodges
Weight145 pounds
Personal Information of Eddie

Eddie Hodges stands at 5’7″ and has a lean build weighing approximately 145 pounds.

Parents Robert and Elizabeth Hodges who separated when Eddie was three months old. He has two siblings, a brother, and a sister.

Family Background

Eddie Hodges was born on March 5th, 1947 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He is 73 years old (as of 2023).

He was married to Penny Daniels from 1966-1970 and had two children during that time. Eddie then went on to marry actress-singer Leilani Sarelle in 1978. They remained married until Eddie’s death in 2010.

Eddie had three children with Leilani, two daughters, and one son. Eddie never remarried after his divorce from Leilani in 1987.

Eddie Hodges Early Life

Eddie developed an interest in music early on, with encouragement from his parents. Eddie Hodges net worth pursuits began when he began taking piano lessons at the age of seven. Eddie began to make a name for himself while still in his teens when he won the lead role on the Broadway show ‘The Music Man’ in 1962. He went on to appear in other Broadway shows such as ‘Bye Bye Birdie’, and made numerous TV appearances, including ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’.


Eddie Hodges holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Theatre from the University of Southern Mississippi. Later he went on to complete his Master’s Degree in Musical Theatre at DePaul University in Chicago.

Eddie has achieved many awards for his acting, including numerous award nominations from the Tony Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards, and Grammy Awards.

Eddie was also the recipient of the Theatre World Award in 1962 for his role as Eddie in “A Gift of Time”.  He has had a long career spanning different genres, including television, film, and theatre. He is best known for his roles in such films as The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966), Houseboat (1958), and A Gift of Time (1962). Eddie continues to be an active member of the entertainment industry, having appeared in a number of films and television shows over the years.

Eddie Hodges Popularity in 2023

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