Who is Lyle Waggoner?

Lyle Waggoner is a famous celebrity who established his name in the entertainment industry with incredible acting skills. Lyle was an American actor, as well as a model. The actor gained more attention after his performance in “The Carol Burnett Show” for seven years. Likewise, appearing in the grand series Wonder Woman as a Steve Trevor and Steve Trevor, he gained many fans. Lyle became active in the acting career from 1966 to 2005.

Quick Info
Birth NameLyle Wesley Waggoner
BornApril 13, 1935
FatherMyron Waggoner
MotherMarie Waggoner
Height6 feet 4 inches
WifeSharon Kennedy
Net Worth$10 million
DeathMarch 17, 2020

Lyle Waggoner


Lyle Waggoner was born on April 13, 1935, as Lyle Wesley Waggoner, in Kansas City, Kansas, US. He was born to his parents Marie Waggoner, and Myron Waggoner, with the birth sign of Aries. He raised up in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

Furthermore, he held an American nationality, and his ethnicity is `unknown. Lyle stood a height of 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm) and had a fantastic personality.

Sadly, Lyle Waggoner died on March 17, 2020, at the age of 84 due to illness.

Early Life of Lyle Waggoner

For his education, firstly, he joined Kirkwood High School, located in Kirkwood, Missouri. He became certified by the school in 1953. Then, he joined Washington University, located in St. Louis. After completing university, he enrolled in the United States Army in West Germany. He worked there as a radio operator.

Later, for further studies, he joined the General Motors Institute of Technology and studied mechanical engineering. Though he became an engineer, he has no records of doing work as an engineer. Meanwhile, he gave his first shot as a muscle man in a Kansas City production of Li’l Abner. He moved to Los Angele to pursuing his acting career in Hollywood.

Professional Career


Lyle started appearing on the big screen since 1966. He’s had his first role as Deputy Mel in the film “Swamp Country.” Critics loved his performance; as a result, he got two films in 1967. In 1967, he appeared in two films, “Catalina Caper,” and “Journey to the Center of Time.” Then, his next film released in 1973, playing the role of Alex Marin in “Love Me Deadly.” Then, he appeared in the movie “Zero to Sixty” in 1978, and in “Surf II” in 1984.

Lyle Waggoner

Likewise, his two films released in 1989 named “Murder Weapon,” “Danger USA.” As he gained attention after the movie, he had his three movies released in 1990 as “Gyspy Angels,” “The Girl I Want,” and “Dream a Little Evil.” Similarly, he appeared in the films “Wizards of the Demon Sword,” and “Dead Women in Lingerie” in 1991.


Lyle appeared on the television screen for the first time, as a role of Aikens from the episode “Wishbone” of series “Gunsmoke.” Then, in the next year, he appeared in “Lost in Space.” Also, in 1967, he got to feature as a lead role in the series “The Carol Burnett Show,” which ran for seven years, till 1974, where he gained many fans.

Furthermore, he also played in numerous other televisions roles during the time. Lyle starred in a TV movie “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Letters from Three Lovers,” and “The New Original Wonder Woman” in 1972, 1973, and 1975 respectively. Moreover, from the year 1976 to 1979, he played as the leading role in the worldwide famous “Wonder Woman/ The New Adventures of Wonder Woman.”

Likewise, Lyle starred in the Tv movie “The Love Boat II” in 1977 and “The Gossip Columnist” and “The Great American Traffic Jam” in 1980.  His other leading roles are in the television pilot “Bulba” and “The Ugly Family,” in 1981, and 1982 respectively. In 2003, he had his two TV movies released, “Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt,” and “Living Straight.” His last appearance on the Tv screen was on “The War at Home” in 2005.

Personal Life of Lyle Waggoner

People are always eager to know about the personal life of the celebrity. They always show an interest in knowing either they are married, divorced, dating anyone, or living a single life. So, here is the personal life of Lyle Waggoner.

Lyle Waggoner

Lyle Waggoner was a married man. He had tied a knot with Sharon Kennedy in 1961. Sharon is also a famous actress, as well as being a financial consultant, and a realtor. Also, the couple had two sons together; Jason and Beau. Lyle, along with his family, lived near Jackson, Wyoming.

Net Worth

Lyle, from his forty years of an acting career, had earned massive popularity. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he had also been able to accumulate a handsome amount of money. He had an estimated net worth of more than $10 million.

Furthermore, he had homes in numerous places like Manzanillo Colima, Mexico, California. Also, Lyle Waggoner found his own company in 1979, named Star Waggons.