After testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol, actor Richard Burgi claims he attempted to return to the soap too soon. Actor Richard Burgi alleges that he was dismissed from CBS’ soap opera The Young and the Restless after “inadvertently” violating COVID-19 guidelines.
In January, actor and media mogul Burgi revealed his departure from the program, almost exactly a year after he joined long-running daytime soap The Young and the Restless. After Robert Newman’s debut on Guiding Light this week as replacement for Ashland Locke in The Young and the Restless , CBS quickly replaced him with another veteran of Guiding Light, Robert Newman (1948-).
Burgi was let go from the show after he “naively and inadvertently” violated COVID standards, according to an Instagram story posted Tuesday. According to sources, Burgi’s breach of virus protocols caused his termination.
What is Richard Burgi’s net worth?
According to CelebrityNetWorth, Richard Burgi’s net worth is around $3 million. Burgi has also been reported to earn approximately $40,000 each year and $3200 per month. This implies that he would be earning $8000 each week.
That’s a decent living for someone with his level of success, but it’s no surprise given his successful acting career. Let’s have a look at some of Burgi’s successes that help to contribute to his high paychecks.
Richard Burgi was born on July 30, 1958, in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. This actor is 63 years old and will be retiring from his part as Ashland Locke.
However, he is not the only one you may remember him from. You’re most likely aware of him as Jim Ellison in the crime series “The Sentinel,” which he starred in from 1996 to 1999.
He previously appeared in other shows like Another World and Days Of Our Lives. However, he is mostly recognized for his role as Teri Hatcher’s husband, Karl Mayer, on comedy-drama Desperate Housewives, which he played from 2004 to 2012.
Richard Burgi leaves The Young And The Restless
Almost a year after Burgi’s debut on the soap, he has quit. The actor was only supposed to play the part for a short time.
Daniel Lissing announced the departure of Richard Burgi from The Young And The Restless on his Instagram to his 16.9K followers.
He described the reason for his departure, stating: “I want to say thank you to all you wonderful folks who have been so kind and generous and supportive with your words, and I have such gratitude for the support,” he said in a video message. “I’m moving on from the show. I’ve had a great year on Y&R and thoroughly enjoyed the great cast and crew…. such wonderful people, and I wish you all a good start to 2022 – luck, health, love, joy. God bless.”