Jerry Blavat was an American disc jockey and performer who had a significant influence on radio promotion of oldies music. Blavat was born to a Jewish father and an Italian mother in South Philadelphia.
Blavat appeared on shows such as The Mod Squad, The Monkees, The Tonight Show, and The Joey Bishop Show. Blavat starred in Desperately Seeking Susan, Baby It’s You, and Cookie. Blavat bought “Memories,” a nightclub in Margate, New Jersey, in 1972.
What was Jerry Blavat net worth when he died?
Jerry Blavat had an estimated net worth of $2 million at the time of death.
Blavat was inducted into the Philadelphia Music Alliance Hall of Fame in 1993. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 as part of a permanent exhibit in its Museum of Radio and Records.
In 2002, Blavat was inducted into the “Hall of Fame” of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia. Blavat will celebrate his 60th year on the air on January 15, 2020.