Dr. James Wright aka John Franklin Knight was an Australian medical professional has died at the age of 94. Following the news of Dr. James Wright’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the doctor, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said “Tributes flowing for our first TV celebrity doc, “Doctor James Wright”.. ( Dr. John Knight AM ) the father of pop medicine and philanthropist. The great man passed away peacefully in his sleep two weeks shy of his 95th birthday.” Another said “Dr. James Wright, known as ‘the Merry Medic’, has died aged 94. The lovable larrikin was our first TV celebrity doctor, with a personality larger than life. He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1998.”
What was Dr. James Wright’s Net Worth?
Dr. James Wright
$1 Million to $2 Million USD
Dr. James Wright aka John Franklin Knight was an Australian medical professional. He was born in 1927 in Brisbane, Australia, he was 94 years old at the time of his death. He was Known as “The Merry Medic”, on Channel 9’s morning programs including Midday with Ray Martin, Midday with Kerri-Anne Kennerley, and The Mike Walsh Show. He also contributed columns for publications like The Australian Women’s Weekly, The Sunday Telegraph, Woman’s Day, and teen magazine Dolly. Being a doctor, he was unable to use his real name on the radio instead he was named Dr. James Wright for his media work. In 1998, he was awarded an order of Australia medal.
The estimated Net Worth of Dr. James Wright is between $1 Million to $2 Million USD.
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