George Takei vs William Shatner: Which ‘Star Trek’ Alum Has The Highest Net Worth?

Diehard Star Trek fans know William Shatner and George Takei for their roles as James T. Kirk and Hikaru Sulu on the original TV series, which ran from 1966 until 1969. At the time, neither actor could have predicted the show would become a cult hit and one of the most successful sci-fi franchises of all time. Despite becoming incredibly successful thanks to Star Trek, Shatner and Takei have been feuding for years. But which one makes the most money? Here’s what we learned when we pitted William Shatner’s net worth against George Takei’s net worth.

‘Star Trek’ Made George Takei And William Shatner Household Names

Shatner, 90, and Takei, 84, are two of just four still-living actors from the original Star Trek series. Nichelle Nichols (who played Uhura) and Walter Koenig (who played Chekov) are still alive, but the remainder of the beloved cast—including fan favorites Lenard Nimoy as Spock and James Doohan as Scotty—are no longer with us.

Both Shatner and Takei appeared in the original three-season run of the TV show and lent their voices to the short-lived Star Trek: The Animated Series, which aired from 1973 until 1974. They also went on to appear in the first Star Trek movie and its sequels—Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Shatner also…


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