Penny Marshall is an American actress, producer, and a director who is famous for her role in the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley”. She is also known as the director of the film “Big” which has earned $100 million at the US box office. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Penny Marshall in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Carole Penny Marshall was born on 15th of October in the year 1943 in The Bronx, New York City, New York. She was born to Tony Marshall, a film producer and director, and Marjorie Marshall, a tap dance teacher. She studied at Walton High School and then joined the University of New Mexico for a degree in psychology and maths. She started learning tap dance at the age of three and then taught it at her mother’s dance school. She began her career in acting with the help of her brother Garry Marshall who is a comedy writer. She started with his help and then became a very well-known actress and director with her talent.
Penny Marshall is married twice. She got married to Michael Henry in the year 1963. The couple had a child named Tracy. Things did not go well, and they divorced in the year 1966. After this, she got married to Rob Reiner in the year 1971. He adopted Tracy, but they also divorced in the year 1981. After this Penny is not married to anyone, but she was linked with the Art Garfunkel in the 1980s, but after him, there were no rumours about her love life.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Penny Marshall first began her career as a tap dancer after which she got married and got busy in her life. She got back to work after her divorce. She began by working as a secretary. While working, she got an offer from her brother to work on his film “How Sweet It Is”. She did small roles in various shows, and then in the year 1976 she got her best role till the date of Laverne DeFazio in the sitcom “Laverne & Shirley”. After this, she worked on many shows and movies and later with the encouragement of her brother she began working as a director. She began by directing some episodes of “Laverne & Shirley” and did many projects as a director. Some successful projects directed by her include “Big”, “Awakenings”, “A Legend of Their Own”, “The Preacher’s Wife”, and other.
Penny Marshall is appreciated well for her work in the industry. She has been honoured with awards like the Creative Achievement Award, Golden Swann Award, Icon Award, Career Award, Hochi Film Award, High Hopes Award, Muse Award, and other.
Net Worth & Earnings
Penny Marshall has earned a net worth of $55 million. She has earned her most of the net worth by working as an actress and as a director. Some famous projects of Penny which have added well to her net worth includes “Big”, “Laverne & Shirley”, “A League of Their Own”, “Awakenings”, and other. Penny’s film “Big” earned $100 million on the US Box Office.
Penny Marshall is an American actress, producer, and director who has earned a net worth of $55 million. She was given opportunities to perform in life, and she used them really well and became successful in her life. She is working great in the industry, and her fans are expecting more good works from her.