Ronald C. Cates Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Television Star

Ronald C. Cates Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Television Star

The ten-time Emmy award-winning composer, music supervisor, and associate director, Ronald C. Cates, has been in the entertainment industry for over three-decade. Further, he has composed more than 2,500 episodes of several daytimes and prime-time Television series.

From 1990 until 2012, Cates remained the musical supervisor/director for ABC’s daytime medical drama, General Hospital. The show’s former executive producer, Wendy Riche, worked a long time for the show. His notable works on films include My Best Friend, 3 Chains O’ Gold, The Beautiful Experience, etc.

Ronald C. Cates Is A Millionaire

Ronald C. Cates has an estimated net worth of $2 Million as of 2019. The Musical Supervisor has a career spanning more than three decades. Similarly, he earned a huge sum of money being the supervisor for one of the longest sitcoms in the United States,” General Hospital.”

Image: R C. Cates, as a music composer, has worked on over 100 songs
Image: R C. Cates, as a music composer, has worked on over 100 songs.
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Besides being a musical supervisor, Cates is one of the important figures in the television daytime and prime-time television shows. Not to mention, he has been working in the entertainment industry as a composer, music supervisor, producer, musician, and music editor/mixer. 

Journey Of Ronald C. Cates Los Angeles To Television 

Ronald has had a passion for music since the early days of his life. Likewise, he began playing guitar at the age of 12.

By the age of 16, the guitar had been an essential part of his life. Ronald had become a local name in the neighborhood as a guitarist. Soon, he was found to be touring internationally and making numerous appearances on the television along with his band “ENTOURAGE.” 

Image: R C. Cates with his wife, Holly Hurtig, attending the 2018 Daytime Emmy.
Image: R C. Cates with his wife, Holly Hurtig, attending the 2018 Daytime Emmy.
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Alongside being a guitarist at a band, he attended the Dick Grove School of Music and studied Guitar Arranging. Additionally, he even performed at the esteemed Musician’s Institute. After finishing his study of Music.

Moreover, he studied Film and Television Scoring at the University of California Los Angeles and Berkeley College of Music, advancing and cultivating his unique ability to infuse deep emotional clarity into Story.  

From Local Band To 2,500 Series

Among the most famous series composed by Ronald in his 25 years career are As the world turns, All my children, General Hospital, Night Shift, Port Charles, Sunset Beach, and more recently, ABC’s What Would You Do? and CBS’ The Players Club

Ronald and Holly at a vacation in Puerto Rico
Ronald and Holly at a vacation in Puerto Rico
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Ronald co-composed with Paul Antonelli the score to PRINCE’S film, 3 CHAINS O ‘GOLD. The following year, he was again hired to compose for Prince for the follow-up film “THE BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE.”

In 2000, he produced and co-wrote the album “Adam” by DAY SIX. He co-wrote a new opening title for General Hospital. In 2007, he added Prime-time Drama to this list when ABC created “Night Shift.” 

Ronald C. Cates Happily Married To Wife, Holly Hurtig

Ronald C. Cates has been married to his longtime wife, Holly Hurtig, a real estate agent working at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. Furthermore, Ronald and his spouse, Holly, often visit beautiful places for vacation.

Image: R C. Cates and Holly Hurtig enjoying quality time.
Image: R C. Cates and Holly Hurtig enjoying quality time.
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Cates and his longtime wife, Holly, are proud parents of two grown-up kids. Their eldest daughter is Amber, while the younger daughter is named Sophia. Looking at both Cates and Hurtig’s Twitter account, it can be seen that the couple, despite their busy schedules, manage to spend time with their children.

The famous composer has not shared any information with the public about his marriage date and events. However, Cates and Hurtig are still living together as husband and wife.

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