Adam Nimoy Bio- Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Cancer, Son, Career

Sometimes some names stay forever with us despite being unfamiliar at first. Adam Nimoy is such a personality whose not only name but work is also adamant in the entertainment industry.

Famously known as the son of actor Leonard Nimoy, Adam is surprisingly not an actor. Instead, he is a director and former lawyer who directed the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Excited? So are we. Let’s get to know more of him before this excitement dies down.

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Adam Nimoy, 63, Television Director

But first some facts.

Adam Nimoy: Quick Facts

Full Name: Adam Nimoy
Age: 63 years
Birth Date: August 9, 1956
Horoscope: Leo
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, US
Nationality: American
Education: The University of California, Loyola Law School
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Terry Farrell
Profession: Television Director
Active years: 1992-present
Net Worth: $2 million
Social Media: Twitter

Who Is Nimoy’s Son?- Bio and Early Life

The renowned television director, Adam Nimoy, was born in the upper-class resident of Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As mentioned, he is the son of late actor Leonard Nimoy and actress Sandra Zober.

Likewise, Adam is an American who belongs to white ethnic background. Aside from his superstar parents, he has an older sister named Julie Nimoy, who is only one year older than him. Adam also has a step-brother named Aaron Bay-Schuck from his father’s second marriage with Susan Bay.

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Adam Nimoy with his late father, Leonard Nimoy, and sister, Julie

You might have guessed, and yes, his parents did divorce back in 1987 when Adam was already 31 years old. As for his education, Adam attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he acquired a bachelor’s degree in Science.

Moreover, Nimoy also has a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School. 

How Old Is Adam Nimoy? And How Tall Is He?

The son of a famous actor and singer, Adam Nimoy, was born on August 9, 1956, and as of now, he is 63 years old. But with a few months to come, he will add one more year to that. Also, Adam was born under the star sign of Leo, who is known to be fierce, determined, and possesses leadership qualities.

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Moreover, the director stands tall at the height of 6 feet(183 cm) while his other physical attributes are hidden from the media and the general public. Despite that, his slim and lanky figure has failed to escape from the eyes of the paparazzi.

Along with that, Adam had black hair, which has lost its shade with his adding age, but luckily, his eyes have retained the bright brown glow.

Net Worth and Income: What Was Leonard Nimoy Worth?

Being a famous television director, it is no shock that Adam generates a thousand dollars as income. But to be precise, Adam has an impressive net worth of $2 million, which came from his work in the entertainment world.

Why did we emphasize that? After his father’s death, Leonard, the deceased actor, left a hefty sum of $45 million to his name. Sure such a considerable amount adds more relief to his daily life, but he was no short of any money beforehand.

Still, the total income, salary, and assets, including cars, houses, mansions, and other mundane things, are undisclosed even till now.

Personal Life and Marriage: Adam Nimoy and Terry Farrell

Aside from his family relationship, another most talked about relationship of Adam is with Terry Farrell. As of now, Terry is officially the wife of the television director. Likewise, Nimoy dated the beautiful actress who played the role of Jadzia Dax on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine before popping the big question.

Following that, the couple announced their engagement in August 2017 to the world and their fans. And a year later, on March 26, 2018, which would have been Adam’s later father’s 87th birthday, the duo tied the knot.

Adam Nimoy and Terry Farrell
Adam Nimoy and Terry Farell

Similarly, their beautiful wedding ceremony took place at a City Hall located in San Francisco, where only close family and friends were present. Just like their engagement, their wedding, too, was announced in the media. Scott Mantz declared the good news via Twitter.

“RT BREAKING NEWS! ADAM NIMOY & TERRY FARRELL got MARRIED TODAY at a CIVIL CEREMONY at CITY HALL in SAN FRANCISCO! Today is the BIRTHDAY of Adam’s father #LeonardNimoy! Big CONGRATS to the happy couple.”

Aww, indeed, a sweet message to the newlyweds. However, this is not their first marriage. Before this, Terry was married to Brian Baker from 2002 to 2015 and even shared a kid who has been living with her since the divorce.

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Similar to the case, Adam was also married to Nancy, with whom he has two children. Well, since their split, the couple has found solace in each other. As of now, they are living a quiet and blissful life in their home in Los Angeles.

What Does Adam Nimoy Do?- Professional Career

Talking about Adam’s career, he came from a star family, so it was not unusual for Adam to pursue his career in the entertainment world. But what was unexpected was his choice of work, directing.

However, despite having a successful career as a television director, Nimoy did not start that way. Initially, he worked as a lawyer who specialized in music and music publishing. His work was even praised by the lead singer Kurt Harland who explained Adma’s work in Star Trek.

Aside from that, Nimoy Junior was also a business affairs executive for EMI America Records and Enigman Records.

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The poster of ‘For the Love of Spock’

Now, focusing more on his directorial work, Nimoy’s work credit include episodes of Nash Bridges, NYPD Blue, Ally McBeal, Gilmore Girls, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Babylon 5, The Outer Limits, and many more.

Furthermore, Nimoy also taught Thesis Film Post Production and directing at the New York Film Academy. He has written a book titled ‘My Incredibly, Wonderful, Miserable Life,’ which is more of a memoir than a book. It was published by Pocket Books back in 2008.

Adam Nimoy: For the Love of Spock

When his father was alive, Adam and Leonard had been planning about working on his old man’s famous Star Trek character. However, after the sudden death of Nimoy’s father in 2015, Adam revealed it as a documentary project.

Moreover, with his father’s passing, the project would shed more light on his late father’s life and character, Spock. By the end of March 2015, Adam successfully raised $621,721 through Kickstarter.com to complete the project.

For the documentary, actors such as William Shatner, George Takei, Walter Koenig, J.J. Abrams, and Seth MacFarlane supported in any way they could. Finally, on April 16, 2016, the documentary-style movie was released at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Many might have no idea, but Adam also appeared in the hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory, where he interviews Sheldon Cooper played by Jim Parsons for the documentary. Why? Well, his late father lent his voice in the series fifth season’s episode ‘The Transporter Malfunction.’

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