Leif Garrett
Leif Garrett
Real Name/Full Name Leif Per nervik
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Leif Garrett
Birth Place: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 November 1961
Age/How Old: 62 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171.961 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Rik Nervik
Mother – Carolyn Stellar
Siblings: Dawn Lyn, Debralee Scott
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality
Net Worth: $100 Thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

Leif Per Nervik is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality. He started his career when he was just a five-year-old kid. In the 1970s, he was known as a teen idol in music, working as a child actor. Later he gained significant attention due to drug addiction and legal difficulties.

Well, how well do you know about Leif Garrett? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Leif Garrett’s net worth in 2024, 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 Leif Garrett to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lief Garrett was born on 8 November 1961 in Hollywood, California, United States. He was born to actor Rik Nervik and actress Carolyn Stellar. He saw his parents getting separated, and It was noticed that his father was not there with him for most of his life. He always tried to know more about his father. Garrett started his career at a significantly younger age of 5. He completed high school when he was just 15 years old.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Leif Garrett in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Leif Garrett’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 8 November 1961. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171.961 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


At the age of 15, Leif Garret completed high School and got involved in setting up his career as an actor.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In the 1970s, Leif Garret has an extensive fan base of young girls as he was a great model being a singer, actor, and television personality as well. He dated actress Nicollette Sheridan for six years until 1985. He was in a relationship with other female celebrities Kristy McNichol, Tatum O’Neal, and Justin Bateman. Leif Garret was then in a long-term relationship with actress Elaine Bilstad from the year 1990, but unfortunately, in 1999, she died due to a heart problem.

Leif Garrett has started using drugs at the age of 14 itself. He used to be constantly in the headlines due to his drug addiction and legal troubles. It was known that he was in the headlines more because of his drug and legal cases than his entertainment career. In the year 2004, Garrett got arrested for cocaine and heroin, too, in the years 2006 and 2010. Later in the year 2010, he entered a rehabilitation program ordered by the court.

Is Leif Garrett Gay?

No, Leif Garrett is not gay. He has been known for having multiple affairs. He dated actress Nicollette Sheridan for six years, and he was also known to be in a relationship with other female celebrities. As a result, it supports the statement that Leif Garrett is not gay.

Professional Career

Leif Garrett started his career at the very young age of 5. He started his career with his sister Dawn Lyn by working in a variety of acting jobs. Both the siblings co-starred together in the horror movie Devil Times five. In the year 1969, the role of Jimmy Henderson in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Garrett’s performance was highly considerable. Garret was a part of a 12 week CBS drama series in late 1975, where he appeared in the role of Endy Karras.

He made a huge fan base of teenage girls after this series which resulted in his appearance in the teenage magazine. Garret then moved on to his music career in the year 1976 when he signed a five-album recording contract with Atlantic Records and released remakes of the songs Surfin USA and The Wanderer. Garret made a massive success of his career with Atlantic Records, but he left Atlantic Records and signed a contract with the Scotti Brothers Records in the mid-1978.

Garret stopped recording music and started focusing on his acting career in the 1980s, and it continued for the rest of the decade. Garrett then started both his acting and singing in the mid-1990s and started appearing in different movies and recording vocals for songs. He also hosted the series 9-Track Flashback in the late 1990s.

In the year 2006, Garret appeared on the celebrity edition of Fear Factor, and he won big prize money of 50,000 dollars. Later in 2007, country music television cast Garrett in the short-lived TY Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge. He appeared in different movies and went on a country tour from 2010 to 2013.

Meanwhile, in the early 2010s, he collaborated with punk rock artists and songwriter Craig Else. In the year 2019, He published his autobiography entitled Idol Truth.


Leif Garrett got a nomination for the Bravo Otto award for his role in Schauspieler for the Best Actor category in 1977. Later in 1978, he won the Western Heritage Awards for Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion. In 1981, he went nominated for the Best Young Disc Artist for his splendid work in Surfin US.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Leif Garrett in 2024

Leif Garrett Net Worth
Leif Garrett Net Worth

Leif Per Nervik has a net worth of $100 thousand as calculated in the year 2024. He has earned the most of his wealth by working in some global blockbuster movies over the years.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Leif Garrett started acting at a very young age of 5.
  • Garrett had a problem with drug abuse and also some legal difficulties.

Leif Garret who started his career at a very young age of 5 destined to become an American singer, actor, and television personality. He made a huge fan base of young girls in his early career, and it was his fan base who always assisted him in his coming way. It was known that Garret was known to have addicted with drugs and had some legal troubles, but he entered in rehabilitation program order by the court in the year 2010. Leif has a lot of ups and downs in his life, but he always fought with the difficulties.


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