Marlo Thomas is a famous producer, actress and social activist. She is widely famous for her acting roles in American sitcom, That Girl and children TV show, Free to Be… You and Me. Furthermore, Marlo has awarded Golden Globe and several Emmy Awards for her outstanding performance in TV shows.
She has also got the popular Grammy Award for her children musical album, Marlos Thomas and Friends: Thanks& Giving All Year Long. Scroll down the article to know more the multi-talented Marlo Thomas through the following bio, which includes her husband, married, children, net worth, wiki and many more aspects of her fascinating life and career.
Marlo Thomas Bio and Family
As per her wiki, her birth name is Margaret Julia Marlo Thomas. She was born on this planet on November 21, 1937, in the Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. As per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Similarly, Marlos Thomas is of American nationality, having a mixed ethnic background.
She is eldest of three children of Rose Marie Cassaniti(mother) and Danny Thomas(father). Marlo Thomas’s father Danny is a comedian by occupation. Her mother, Rose’s profession, has not been officially revealed as of now.
Besides her, Marlo Thomas has two sibling brother and sister in her family. The names of her siblings are Terre Thomas(sister), born on November 9, 194 in Chicago, Illinois. Terre is an actress. Similarly, Marlo’s brother, Tony Thomas, was born on December 7, 1948, at Hollywood, California. Tony is an American movie and TV producer.
Moving towards her educational background and academic qualifications, Marlo Thomas got the high school education from the Marymount High School. Similarly, she has also obtained a teaching degree from the prestigious University of Southern California.
Early life and Career
Talking about her life and career, she was previously a school teacher before deciding to pursue her acting career. Marlo Thomas made her professional acting debut in an episode of the American TV show, The Many Loves of Dobie Gills. Likewise, she has acted in several TV shows such as The Joey Bishop Show, My Favorite Martian, Ben Casey and many more.
She portrayed the character of Ann Marie in the sitcom series, That Girl. Her impressive performances led her to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in TV in the year 1967. Similarly, Marlo has been nominated for numerous award category which also includes the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in the comedy for That Girl.
Going towards her movie career, Marlo made her big-screen debut with the movie, Jenny, who was released in 1970. For her outstanding work in the film, she was nominated the Golden Globe Award for the New Star of the Year. Since her debut, she went to work for numerous movies such as Falling, Starstruck, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Female Brain and many more.
Marlo Thomas Net Worth, Salary
She has earned a tremendous amount of income from her successful acting profession. Hence, it comes as of no surprise that Marlo Thomas’s net worth is at $35 million. Although her exact salary has not been officially revealed of yet. But, it is assumed that her annual salary is in hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Furthermore, Marlo has written several books which have proved to be a commercial success in the market. Surely from her writing endeavours, she must have got a decent sum of money as Royalty. Similarly, she also makes a significant earning from her role as the director of National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which was founded by her father, Danny Thomas in the year 1962.
Likewise, she is also the recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom which was awarded by Barack Obama in 2014.
Marlo Thomas Married Life as Phil Donahue’s Wife. Meet Her Stepchildren
Moving towards her married life. Marlos Thomas is happily married to her husband, Phil Donahue. The couple tied their wedding knot on May 21, 1980. The couple first each other in 1977 when Marlo was the guest in a TV show, Donahue and according to the sources, they fell in love at first sight.
The romantic duo does not have any children of their own. However, Marlo Thomas has five stepchildren through her husband first marriage with a woman named Margaret Clooney. The names of her stepchildren are Michael, Kevin, Daniel, James and Mary Rose.
Who is Marlo Thomas’ Husband, Phil Donahue?
Marlo Thomas’ husband, Phil Donahue was born on December 21, 1935, in Ohio, USA. He is famous for being a host on TV and is the creator of his show entitled, The Phil Donahue Show. Besides, he is also a film producer as well as the author.
Phil has also received several awards throughout his professional career. He has won the prestigious Emmy Award 20 times during his TV broadcasting career. Furthermore, he was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame in 1993.
Marlo Thomas Plastic Surgery
She has done several surgeries to get a decent facelift, nose job and also done several filler injections. Marlo has come under severe scrutiny for her plastic surgeries. Various people have her because her operations were done very poorly.
From looking at her directly, one can notice her look is entirely artificial. But this has not made her change her mind to improve her face through facial surgery.
Is Marlo Thomas Dead or Alive? What is He Doing Now?
Marlo Thomas is alive and pretty well. As of her recent happenings, she has seen acting in some minor roles. In 2017, Marlo played the character, Vivian in the comedy series, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.
Quick Facts about Marlo Thomas
|Full Name||Margaret Julia Marlo Thomas|
|Birthdate||November 21, 1937|
|Birthplace||Detroit, Michigan, United States of America|
|Profession||Actress, author, producer, social activist|
|Spouse||Phil Donahue (married 1980)|
|Net worth||$35 million|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Social Media||Twitter Facebook, Instagram|