Quick Facts of

  • First NameGrant
  • Last NameGoodeve
  • Date of Birth07 June, 1952
  • Net Worth$ 1 million
  • CareerActor
  • Age70 Years
  • Height6 Feet

Grant Goodeve is an American actor as well as a television host who is very famous for his role, David Bradford in the TV series, Eight Is Enough (1977 to 1981). Also, he sang the theme song of the show. He is also famous as the host of HGTV’s “If Walls Could Talk” from 2000-2004.

Early Life Information

Grant Goodeve was born on July 6, 1952, in Middlebury, Connecticut. He was raised by Roger Goodeve alongside sister, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, a writer, interviewer, and artist.  He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Talking about his education, he went to Schiller College in Paris where he studied International Relations. Later on, he joined the London Polytechnic. B.An Ithaca College to study  Drama and Broadcasting. Then, he went to Northwest University in Seattle for a Master’s Degree in Theology.

Who is Grant Goodeve Married To?

The 67 years old Grant Goodeve is leading happy married life with wife Deborah Lynn Ketcham. They shared the wedding vows on May 20, 1978, in a very private ceremony in front of thier family and close friends. Together they have shared a son named Mac Goodeve. Similarly, they are also proud grandparents of six children. 

Grant Goodeve with his wife, Deborah Lynn Ketcham
Grant Goodeve with his wife, Deborah Lynn Ketcham

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They have been married for more than 4 decades and still share very strong bonds with each other. There are no bad rumors regarding their relationship to this date.

His Net Worth and Career

As per the celebrity net worth, Grant Goodeve has $1 million net worth in his account. His major source of income is from his acting career as he has more than 55 acting credits in his name. Actors in the USA are getting paid $50,000 on average, so he also might be getting paid in the same range.

He was part of the movie named The Case for Christ which was able to earn $17 million at box office collection under the production budget of $3 million. Also, he was cast in the movie, License to Drive which made $22 million.  

He made his debut in the acting industry in 1976 with a role in TV series, Emergency! and in the same year, he appeared in the TV Movie, Law of the Land, and TV Series, Gibbsville. His career got huge limelight after appearing in the hit TV series Eight Is Enough (1977-81). 

Some of his notable TV and movie work includes Murder, She Wrote,  The Love Boat, Dynasty, Trapper John, Fantasy Island, Pigs vs. Freaks, Solid Gold Hits, Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion, License to Drive, An Eight Is Enough Wedding, Northern Exposure, Something to Sing About, Proud American, and so on.

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