Mary Tyler Moore Net Worth

January 23, 2024
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An actress, particularly known for her appearances in notable sitcoms “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, “Ordinary People” and “Thoroughly Modern Milly”. Mary Tyler Moore was born  on 29 December 1936, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, of part-English ancestry, but her career came to an end when she passed away in January 2017.

So just how rich was Mary Tyler Moore? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that Mary’s net worth was over $65 million at the time of her passing, earned from her career of almost 60 years in acting, which began in the late 1950s.

Mary Tyler Moore Net Worth $65 Million

As a teenager Mary wanted to become a dancer, and she did dance initially, but only in commercials. Moore’s acting career began when she became a part of the TV show “Ozzie and Harriet” in 1957, which brought her to notice and was when her net worth started to grow. One of her first roles in television shows was in “Richard Diamond, Private Detective”, in which she appeared with Regis Toomey, Barbara Bain, Russ Conway and others. Later Mary also acted in “Overland Trail”, “Johnny Staccato”, The Tab Hunter Show” and many other TV series, through which she became more noticed.

In 1961, Mary was cast in “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, working also with Rose Marie, Larry Mathews and others, which was very successful in several English-speaking countries, and saw Mary more popular and acclaimed. In 1970 Mary gained her own, most successful “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, which quickly gained popularity, and had a huge impact on Mary’s net worth too during its seven year run. Other shows and movies that Mary appeared in include “The Last Best Year”, “Ellen”, “The Gin Game”, “That ‘70s Show” among many others.

In addition, Mary also performed on Broadway, taking part in such productions as “Whose Life Is It Anyway”, “Sweet Sue” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” among others, all relatively successful commercially, so adding to her wealth.

During her career as an actress Mary won many awards, including Golden Globe, Emmy, Tony Awards among others. There is also a statue dedicated to her in the City of Minneapolis.

What is more, Mary Tyler Moore published two memoirs: “After All” and “Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes”. These two books also contributed to Mary Tyler Moore’s net worth.

In her personal life, Mary Tyler Moore married Richard Carleton Meeker at 18, with whom she had her only child, a son, but they divorced in 1961. Moore married CBS executive Grant Tinker in 1962, and in 1970 they went into business together, launching a TV production company which actually produced “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”. However, they divorced in 1981. Mary was subsequently married to Robert Levine from 1983 until her death from pneumonia on 25 January 2017 in Greenwich, Connecticut. Although Mary had some problems with alcoholism and health issues including diabetes and an operation for meningioma, she still continued acting in television shows and movies into her later years.

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