Norman Coburn Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Movies, TV Shows

Norman Coburn net worth

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Norman Coburn is an Australian former actor and playwright best known for his television serial and soap opera roles. He started his early career in theatre, film and television in the United Kingdom in the late 1950s.

Coburn became famous as High School English teacher, Deputy/headmaster Donald Fisher in the early years of soap opera Home and Away, as one of 16 original cast members, he appeared from the pilot episode in 1988 until 2003, and reprised the character making brief sporadic returns between 2004 and 2007. Coburn retired in 2008, with the exception of a rare TV series appearance in 2019 with Home and Away co-star Debra Lawrence.

Early life

NameNorman Coburn
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationActor, Playwright
Age86 years
Norman Coburn net worth

Norman Coburn was born on March 6, 1937 (age 86 years) in Sydney, Australia. He is the son of Australian parents. He trained with the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust in North Sydney, Australia, before traveling to Britain in the 1950s to pursue an acting career.

He appeared briefly in iconic British TV shows such as Dixon of Dock Green and Coronation Street. He quit acting for a time and worked as a restaurateur in London before moving to Cornwall in the southwest of the country. Here he owned a vineyard and was involved in converting BBC ventriloquist and artist Francis Coudrill’s studio in St Ives into The Mermaid Seafood Restaurant.

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Norman Coburn returned to Australia in the early 1980s after being in Cornwall for a number of years in the 1970s and decided to take on acting roles again, one of which, would be the role of Donald Fisher in the soap opera Home and Away.


Norman Coburn is best known for his portrayal of Donald Fisher, the principal of Summer Bay High School, in the Australian soap opera Home and Away. He appeared from the show’s pilot episode in 1988 until 2003.

Coburn was featured in the Guinness World Records as the longest-serving actor in an Australian serial, along with co-stars Ray Meagher and Kate Ritchie. Since his departure from Home and Away, he has returned in consecutive guest appearances, the last being in 2007.

In 2014, 11 years after leaving Home and Away, he was featured in a photo shoot for New Idea, in a reunion with former cast members Nicolle Dickson who played his daughter Bobby, Ross Newton (Greg) and Ryan Clark who played his grandson.

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Coburn has also appeared briefly in guest roles in soap operas including The Young Doctors, A Country Practice, Sons and Daughters, Special Squad, The Hollowmen and Rosehaven. Coburn originally resided in Perth, and later Brisbane, Queensland.


Norman Coburn is currently married to Tina Coburn, they had their wedding in Australia. His wife is a private person and they currently reside on Bruny Island and located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. Their daughter Nana Coburn, (born 28 September 1971) is an actress best known for her two roles as Vicki Baxter and Lisa Matthews on Home and Away.

Norman Coburn net worth

How much is Norman Coburn worth? Norman Coburn net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is his primary work as an actor and playwright. Norman Coburn’s monthly salary and other career earnings are over $400,000 annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the wealthiest and most influential actors in Australia. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.