Marlo Thomas or Margaret Julia ‘Marlo’ Thomas has played many roles such as that of an actor, author, a social activist as well as a producer in her life. She has done various films, and those have received awards too. In fact, she has received Grammy Award for one of her albums made exclusively for the children. She has also received a medal by the former honourable President Barack Obama, which was her biggest achievement. Let’s find out the net worth of Marlo Thomas in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Born in the year 1937, Marlo Thomas was the first child of Danny Thomas and Rose Marie Cassanti. She has two siblings who are also in the Hollywood industry. Being brought up in California, her nickname was Margo where in future she came to be known as Marlo. She did her schooling from Marymount High School and completed her graduation from the University of Southern California in teaching.
Being in a relationship with Herb Gardner she got married to him in 1980 and is a mother of 5 stepchildren from that day. She and her husband are living a happy
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Apart from teaching, she took her career to a whole different level of acting. She even featured in various TV shows. In the year 1965, she got casted in a movie ‘Barefoot in the Park’ and again in 1986 in ‘Social Security’. When ‘That Girl’ ended, she received Best Dramatic Actresses Emmy Award in 1986. Her movie ‘Free to be… You and Me’ got released in 1972. She has been casted as Jandra Green, Jennifer Aniston’s mother in the famous TV show “Friends”. She has appeared in a number of movies.
At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Tennessee, she is the National Outreach Director after her father. She has also been the founder of MS. Foundation for Women, and in the year 2010, MarloThomas.com website was created for women whose age were 35 or above.
It’s been an honour for Marlo Thomas to receive Golden Globe Award, Peabody Award, Emmy Award (four times) and Jefferson Award. In the year 1979, her name along with her picture was featured on one of the Supersisters trading cards produced. Later in 1996, she received “Women in Film Lucy Award”, and her biggest achievement was “President Medal of Freedom” which was given to her in the year 2014 by Barack Obama.
Net Worth & Earnings
Marlo Thomas is a very determined lady in her practical life. Her career and hard work made her achieve what she deserved. She has an estimated net worth of $40 million, which she has achieved all by herself. To date, she is such a famous personality that she is admired by youngsters and old age people.
In the above article, we got to know about the life of Marlo Thomas, who she was and who she is now. It’s just because of her hard work and passion towards her dream that she could achieve greater heights of success. She followed and captured her dreams and made it a reality. She got a chance to get an award from the president which is an award in itself. She produced and acted in world class movies and amassed a net worth of $40 million.