What Was ‘Young and the Restless’ Star Kristoff St. John’s Net Worth Before He Died?
Actor Kristoff St. John who starred on the hit soap opera, The Young and the Restless has died. St. John was just 52-years old. The actor has a long career that began in the 1970s. Born to an actor/director father, Christopher St. John –the soap opera actor started his career as a child appearing on That’s My Mama when he was just 9-years old. Here’s what we know about St. John’s life and legacy including his net worth before he died.
What was Kristoff St. John’s net worth before he died?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, St. John was worth $4 million before he died. On CBS’s The Young and the Restless, St. John starred as Neil Winters –a role that he’d had since 1991. The New York native began his career as a child with roles like young Alex Haley in the ABC miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. He also appeared in small roles in TV Shows like Happy Days and The Cosby Show.
However, St. John’s role on The Young and the Restless is what catapulted him to fame and garnered him a massive net worth. For his work, he earned nine Daytime Emmy Award nominations and won 10 NAACP Image Awards.
How did Kristoff St. John die?
There is no official word yet on St. John’s cause of death, though it has been reported that the actor may have died by suicide. According to TMZ, “Law enforcement sources tell us one of Kristoff’s friends went to check on him at the actor’s home in San Fernando
St. John had still be struggling with the death of his only son, Julian St. John. Julian took his own life in 2014 while getting treatment at a mental health facility. The actor and his ex-wife, Mia St. John sued the facility for negligence, but of course, the actor never recovered from losing his son. In 2017, around the anniversary of Julin’s passing, St. John, threatened to kill himself. At the time, he was placed under a 72-hour hold for psychiatric evaluation.
In an emotional now-deleted Instagram post, Mia St. John reacted to her ex-husband’s death saying, “THAT HOSPITAL KILLED OUR SON @TheArtofJulian THEN MY HUSBAND @kristoffstjohn1.
Kristoff St. John’s legacy
In addition to a long career that began that included everything from The Nanny to Living Single and the recent TV Movie, A Christmas Cruise, St. John also leaves behind a daughter Paris Nicole, that he also shares with his ex-wife, Mia St. John.
Recently, the actor was engaged to Russian model Kseniya Olegovna Mikhaleva. The pair had planned to marry in the fall of 2019. St. John was also a vegan and an animal right’s activist. In addition to his television work, he appeared in two PETA campaigns over the course of his career.
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