Robert Horton Net Worth (2024): Height, Age At Death, Cause Of Death, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On May 5th, 2022

Robert Horton was a handsome actor with a melodious voice. He was from Los Angeles, California USA. He died a natural death at the age of 92, in 2016.

Robert Horton's Net Worth

As of 2024, Robert Horton's net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Net Worth$3 million
Given NameMeade Howard Horton Jr.
Famous NameRobert Horton
Source(s) of FameActor and Singer
Date of BirthJuly 29, 1924
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Age At Death91
Date of DeathMarch 9, 2016
Cause of DeathNatural Causes
RelationshipsDivorced, Mary Katherine Jobe, (1946 – 1950)Divorced, Barbara Ruick, (1953 – 1956)Divorced, Marilynn Bradley, (1960 – 2016)
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Early Life

Robert Horton was born on the 29th of July, 1924 in Los Angeles, California USA. His mother’s name was Chetta McMurrin. His father’s name was Meade Howard Horton. Robert was named Meade Howard Horton Jr.

Robert graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles. He studied theatre arts as his major. After graduation, he shifted to New York in search of work. In 1943, he applied in the Coast Guards but was not recommended because of an enlarged kidney.

Career Highlights

In 1945, Robert Horton met a talent hunter by chance, he offered him the role of an extra in a world war 2 film, A Walk in the Sun. His father was not happy with this but he wanted to give it a try.

In 1952, Robert moved back to California. He acted in Apache War Smoke. Before getting his role in the Wagon Train, Robert acted in television shows including Lone Ranger and The Public Defender.

Robert rose to fame from his role of Flint McCullough in the show Wagon Train. Flint was the most loved character of the show. Robert began playing Flint from the beginning of the show in 1957. He left the show in 1962 when its channel was changed from NBC to ABC.

In 1965, Robert played the role of a cowboy named Shenandoah in ABCs A Man Called Shenandoah. The Cowboy Shenandoah was a young man with amnesia, he was in search of his identity. The show lasted for a year but it sparked Robert’s career as an actor as well as a singer. He sang the theme song, which became his most popular song.

In 1964, he released an album of pop songs, titled ‘The Very Thought of You’. In 1984, Robert appeared in Murder, She Wrote. In 1989, he ended up his acting career.

In 2004, he was awarded the Golden Boot Award. In 2006, he was awarded The Cowboy Spirit Award.

Personal Life 

Robert Horton married thrice in his 92 years of life. His first wife was Marry Katherine Jobe. They got married in 1945 and separated in 1950.

Robert then married Barbara Ruick in 1953. Barbara was a beautiful singer of her time. The couple separated after three years in 1956.

In 1960, Robert married the love of his life, Marilynn Bradley. They were together till his death which happened on the 9th of March 2016.


Robert died a natural death in his hometown Los Angeles, California, USA. He was living happily with his wife when he died.

Social Media

Robert Horton was not active on any social media platforms. He has an official website that depicts his career history, picture gallery, and achievements throughout his career. When Robert Horton was young, internet and other social media websites were not common. He refrained from them in his old age.


Robert Horton was an American legendary actor and singer. He had a net worth of $3 million at the time of his death. Through his characters, he has made an eternal place in the hearts of his fans. His fans hope that he is in a better place now.

Robert Horton has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as John Hopkins, Cécile Paoli, Steven Arnold, Hayden Kho, Robert Shaye, Joey D. Vieira, Carolyn Jones, Rico Yan, and Hunter Von Leer.