Wally Amos Net Worth 2022
Wally Amos is an American television host and author. He has written nine books and has appeared in many television shows. Wally is a member of the Literacy Volunteers of America and hosts an adult reading program called Learn to Read. He is also the owner of a chip and cookie store in Kailua, Hawaii. As of mid-2016, Wally’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. In addition to that, he has investments, cash deposits and debts. His GoFundMe page was set up in March 2017, with a goal of raising $50,000. The funds will be used to pay for his rent, food and other expenses.
When he was younger, Wally lived in Tallahassee, Florida. After his family moved to New York City, he joined the United States Air Force. He served at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii from 1954 until 1957. While in the service, he received a high school equivalency credential.
Amos later worked as a talent agent for the William Morris Agency. He was introduced to the organization by his friend and longtime publicist John Rosica. This was the beginning of a career in entertainment, and he would later appear on shows like Taxi and Traxx.
The Famous Amos cookie brand was developed by Wally and his Aunt Della Bryant, who had a recipe for chocolate chip cookies. They were able to attract clients with this recipe. These cookies were then sold at stores throughout the country. Eventually, the company was purchased by a foreign banking conglomerate.
In 1982, the Famous Amos company produced $12 million. Later on, the name changed four times. Eventually, Keebler bought the Famous Amos brand in 1998. However, a federal court judge ruled that Wally had sold away the rights to the name. Because of this, he is no longer able to use the Famous Amos name.
Wally has been married three times. Earlier, he was married to Maria Laforey, and Shilee Ellis. Together, they had three sons. Currently, Wally is married to Christine Harris, and they have one child.
Before his divorce, Wally had his own business in Los Angeles, California. His first business was Uncle Noname’s Cookie Company, which became Uncle Wally’s Muffin Company. Today, his company has products in more than 3,500 stores across the nation. There are also six different flavors of the Amos cookies available.
After his divorce, Wally spent time living with his aunt in New York. During his time there, he was exposed to a variety of artists, including Simon and Garfunkel, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross. He later became a member of the Literacy Volunteers Of America, and has helped hundreds of adults learn to read and write.
Wally has a slim body and a long face. He has worked as an actor and an entrepreneur, and has written several books. Most of his net worth has come from his business ventures. It is uncertain if he will continue to make an income in the future.