‘Gilligan's Island’ Star Dawn Wells Lost All Her Money In The Banking Crisis And Fans Helped Raise $200,000 For Her Surgery

Date November 15, 2019 13:47

Gilligan's Island star Dawn Wells lost all her money in the banking crisis at the moment when she needed it most of all. Dawn had no idea what to do and then her devoted fans came to the rescue.

How Dawn Wells lost all her money

Dawn Wells made her name for herself as a star of the iconic sitcom Gilligan's Island. The young and talented actress was crowned Miss Nevada and then participated in Miss America back in 1960.

Dawn’s personal life was not as successful as her career. In 1962, the young star married a talent agent. The couple divorced after 5 years. They had no kids.

Her failed marriage was just the beginning of a run of bad luck for Wells. In 2008, the actress lost all her money following the banking crisis.

Money loss happened at the worst time for Dawn when she suffered a broken knee after fall and required urgent surgery.

Devoted fans came to the rescue

You know like people say, “A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Dawn Wells’ close friend Dugg Kirkpatrick decided to help the actress and launched the GoFundMe page to raise money for her surgery.

Can you imagine Dawn’s surprise when she found out that fans raised more than $200,000 for her? The star got emotional when she thanked fans for their incredible help.

Wow! I am amazed at the kindness and affection I have received…I’m grateful that God has given me so many friends and fans who care.

Due to her fans’ love and support, Dawn Wells could recover after surgery. According to reports, the actress’ net worth is $50,000. The star continues her work and has no plans to retire.

Fans’ support means a lot for celebrities, even if they do not admit it out loud. Dawn Wells’ fans proved that they are the most devoted and caring. You are very lucky, Dawn!