Lee Majors – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Nickname Lee
Gender Male
Age 84 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth April 23, 1939
Real Name Harvey Lee Yeary
Profession Actor, Producer, Director
Nationality American
Birthplace Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Average
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lbs)
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Blue
Hobbies Not Known

Lee Majors, born as Harvey Lee Yeary on 23rd April 1939 in Wyandotte, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He hails from America. Majors was born to Carl and Alice Yeary, both died in the accident. His father died in a work accident 5 months prior to his birth, while his mother died in a car accident when he was just 16 months old.

At the age of 2, Lee Majors was adopted by his uncle and aunt. He moved to Middlesboro, Kentucky along with them. He did his bachelors and earned a scholarship to Indiana University where he competed in sports. He also took part in track and football at Middlesboro High School.


Lee Majors developed his interest in acting and decided to pursue it as a career. He then joined showbiz and gave many auditions. Luckily, he got selected and started appearing on the small screen. He has acted in many acting projects but became famous for playing the roles of Heath Barkley in the American television Western series titled ‘The Baig Valley’ aired from 1965 to 1969.

Among his other popular roles, one of the best is Colonel Steve Austin in the American TV science-fiction action series titled ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’. It was started in 1973 and ended in 1978.

From 1981 to 1986, Lee Majors also made an appearance in American TV action series titled ‘The Fall Guy’ for which he got immense popularity.

However, the actor gave fantastic performances and has been winning the hearts of millions. The best is, he got success in almost all his ventures. He has established his career in multiple fields by working on TV and in films. Also, he worked as a voiceover artist for many projects, such as; video game ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ in 2002.


Lee Majors is regarded as one of the most celebrated Hollywood stars as he is known for his dedication to his career life. Apart from this, he has settled himself into a well-established person by working in multiple fields for which he gets recognition.


Lee Majors Education

Qualification: Graduate Degree in History And Physical Education

School: Middlesboro High School

College: Indiana University Bloomington
Eastern Kentucky University

Lee Majors Career

Profession: Actor, Producer, Director

Known For: Heath Barkley


Film: Strait-Jacket (1964)

Net Worth: USD $15 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Carl Yeary

Mother: Alice Yeary

Brother: Bill Yeary

Sister: None

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Faith Majors (m. 2002), Karen Velez (m. 1988–1994), Farrah Fawcett (m. 1973-1982), Kathy Robinson (m. 1961-1964)

No. of Children: 4

Son: Lee Majors II, Trey Kulley Majors, Dane Luke Majors

Daughter: Nikki Majors

Past Relationships:

Karen Velez (1988 – 1994)
Farrah Fawcett (1973 – 1982)
Kathy Robinson (1961 – 1965)
Terry McQueen (1983)
Mary Hart (1983)
Heather Thomas (1982)
Sian Adey-Jones (1981)
Karen Kain (1980)
Carol Lynley (1968)
Jeanne Martin (1968)
Quinn O’Hara (1967)
Sally Field (1967)
Katharine Ross (1967)
Marsha Marriott (1966 – 1967)
Marta Kristen (1966)
Mary Ann Mobley (1966)
Patti Chandler (1964 – 1967)
Linda Evans (1963 – 1964)
Shawn Weatherly


Who is Lee Majors?

Lee Majors is an American actor, producer, director, born on 23 April, 1939 in Wyandotte, Michigan, United States.

How old is Lee Majors?

Lee Majors is 84 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Lee Majors?

Lee Majors is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

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