Marlo Thomas Net Worth

Margaret Julia Thomas is shortly recognized as Marlo Thomas, and she is a talented actress, social activist, author, producer, and actress based in America. She is an outstanding social activist, and she gained prominence by her sitcom named That Girl and the children’s franchise of hers named Free to Be… You and Me. Her acting skills in her successful movies and sitcoms have made her receive Golden Globe, Peabody Award, and Emmys.

Marlo Thomas and Friends: Thanks Giving All Year has made her earn Grammy Awards for her album. She also received the award Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014. Marlo’s father, Danny Thomas, founded St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Marlo is a National Outreach Director of the hospital. To help the hospital and make people know about it, Marlo also arranged a Thanks and Giving Campaign for a hospital in 2004.

Early Life

Marlo Thomas took birth in 1937 on 21st November in Michigan. She is the child of Rose Marie Cassaniti and Danny Thomas. Marlo has a brother named Tony Thomas and a sister named Terre. Marlo’s mother and father are Lebanese American and Sicilian American. She was born in Detroit, Michigan but was bought up in California. She completed her studies at Marymount High School of Los Angeles and then completed her graduation from South California University. She was also an active member of Kappa Alpha Theta.

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Career Beginnings

Thomas started her journey by appearing in television programs. Some of her programs include 77 Sunset Strip, Bonanza McHale’s Navy, The Donna Reed Show, The Joey Bishop Show, My Favorite Martian, Ben Casey, and many more. She took a break from television programs in 1965 because she was cast in a London production by Mile Nichols to perform in Barefoot in the Park. Her co-stars included Mildred Natwick, Daniel Massey, and Kurt Kasznar.

She joined the Actors Studio, and there she got knowledge with Less Strasberg. In 1986, after winning Best Dramatic Actress Emmy, Thomas mentioned Less Strasberg and Sandra Seacat and thanked them. Thomas made multiple guest appearances on television series named Ballers, Wet Hot American Summer, and Law& Order: Special Victims Unit, and more. She appeared in many movies like Thieves, The Real Blonde, LOL, In the Spirit, and many more.

Personal Life

Marlo Thomas was in a relationship with Herb Gardner, a playwright. She was invited to a talk show on Donahue as a guest in 1977, where she fell in love with the host named Phil Donahue. Thomas and Phil got married in 1980 on 21st May. Donahue was earlier married and had five children from her marriage. Thomas became the stepmother of all five children of Donahue. She said that she would never try to become Phil’s children’s mother traditionally because they had a mom, but she will become a friend of Phil’s children. She said over time, her bond with all five children has grown stronger.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Marlo Thomas combined with Phil, her husband is approximately $150 million. She earns her salary in television shows and films.

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