Gus Trikonis
Gus Trikonis
Real Name/Full Name Kostas Tritchonis
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Gus Trikonis
Birth Place: Manhattan, New York, United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 November 1937
Age/How Old: 85 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175.25 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160.93 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: Gina Trikonis
School: N/A
College: City College, New York
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Widower
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Barbara Andrews (m. 1978–2012), Goldie Hawn (m. 1969–1976)
Kids/Children Name: Nicholas Trikonis
Profession: Actor, Director, Dancer
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: March 2023

Gus Trikonis was a very capable and talented person but a little underappreciated American director, actor, and dancer. He is best known for his role as Indio in the highly successful 1961 film West Side Story. His second-largest audience exposure was when he danced as one of two major male dancers (out of five) who performed Elvis Presley’s choreography. He performed a Gospel medley as part of NBC channel’s notable Elvis special.

Well, how well do you know about Gus Trikonis? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Gus Trikonis’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Gus Trikonis to date.

Biography and Early Life

Born in Manhattan, New York, United States of America, Gus Trikonis is an 85-year-old actor, director, and dancer. Not much information is known about his childhood, although he spent his childhood in Manhattan itself. His sister is the 82-year-old actress Gina Trikonis. Information about his parents is also yet to be known.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Gus Trikonis in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Gus Trikonis’s age is 85 years old as of today’s date 24th March 2023 having been born on 21 November 1937. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175.25cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160.93lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


A very little information about Gus Trikonis’ education or academic qualification is available. He went to the City College in New York, Manhattan, for two years. The name of the high school he went to is not known yet. However, looking at the creativeness of his works, it can be concluded that he possesses good knowledge of arts and drama.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Gus Trikonis was first hitched by the actress Goldie Hawn. They share the same birthday. It was around 1966 when they met. They both worked as a chorus dancers in Anaheim. He got married to her in 1969 after Goldie consulted a psychic who predicted their marriage. He became the son-in-law of Laura and Rut Hawn and the brother-in-law of Patti Hawn through this marriage.

After barely seven years of marriage, they got separated in 1976, as rumors have it that Goldie wanted to have kids, unlike Hans. Hans guessed that the relationship would end as Goldie was not an easygoing woman, and they two always fought. He was devastated by the divorce because he adored and loved her. In the aftermath of his famous ex-wife’s entry to the big screen, Gus was sought down for an interview with Star magazine.

He then got hitched to Barbara Andrews, a costume designer, in 1978, and they have a son together named Nicholas Trikonis. Later in 2012, Barbara died. It made Trikonis a widower. But now, he enjoys a happy retired life in his bungalow in Los Angeles.

Is Gus Trikonis Gay?

In the past, Gus Trikonis was married to Goldie Hawn- who is a famous actress, dancer, and singer. Goldie Hawn is best known for her vibrant attitude, her humorous demeanor, and films like Private Benjamin. And later, Gus got married to Barbara Andrews.

Gus Trikonis has never been spotted dating or even rumored of dating a male person. So, it can be rightly concluded that he is straight.

Professional Career

Gus Trikonis made his acting debut in 1961 West Side Story in the role of Indio (also the movie he is best known for), earning $44.1 million. He made his directorial debut in 1969 with the motorcycle film Five the Hard Way, followed by The Student Body (1976)- a delightfully amusing soft-core romp, and The Swinging Barmaids- a brilliantly vivacious psycho trash jewel (1975).

Trikonis’ biggest widespread success was the hit comedy Take This Job and Shove It.

Trikonis, who was formerly one of the most promising young directors, has directed several television shows. He directed episodes of various TV shows, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Baywatch Quantum Leap, and many more.

Gus has painted several oil paintings in addition to acting and directing. The actor is not a fan of social media and hence does not use any social networking sites.


There is no such information about any significant award that he received. But looking at his works, it can be said that he must have received some awards which may not be that popular.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Gus Trikonis in 2023

Gus Trikonis Net Worth
Gus Trikonis Net Worth

As of 2023, Gus Trikonis has a net worth of $5 Million. His worth may not increase now as he is retired, but it can be said that he is spending quite a healthy and happy life in his bungalow in Los Angeles.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Nicholas Trikonis, his son, is a well-known cinematographer. He has worked on films such as Eat Dryland and Me.
  • Gus had skills in oil painting.

Gus Trikonis has always been a very efficient but underappreciated actor and director. But still, he was admired and loved by many. He is quite famous for his first debut itself. Also, his works such as Take This Job, Shove It, The Student Body, and others are also still appreciated by many.


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