Mary Tyler Moore was a popular actress from America who has appeared in several TV shows. She was the host of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and has won several awards. Moore has also appeared in numerous movies. She was active in her career for over five decades. She was also active in various causes like diabetes, animal rights, and vegetarianism. Let’s find out how much is Mary Tyler Moore’s net worth.
Mary Tyler Moore Early Life
Mary Tyler Moore was the daughter of Marjorie Hackett and George Tyler Moore. She was born on 29 December 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. She was raised in Los Angeles.
She completed her schooling at Immaculate Heart High School. She was known to be a liberal. She has served as the International Chairperson of JDRF. Moore was active in various causes like Farm Sanctuary, ASPCA, and was a pescetarian.
From 1955 to 1961, Mary Tyler Moore was married to Richard Carleton Meeker. Their son Richard Jr. was born in 1956. From 1962 to 1970, she was married to CBS executive Grant Tinker. In 1983, she got married to Robert Levine. Her son died in 1980.
Moore had Type I diabetes. She underwent a surgery to remove a brain tumour in 2011. She died on 25 January 2017 from cardiopulmonary arrest. She was 80 at the time of her death.
Mary Tyler Moore Career, Awards & Achievement
In the beginning, Mary Tyler Moore used to appear in commercials. She was first seen as a dancer in ‘The Eddie Fisher Show’ in 1957. In 1959, she was seen as Sam in ‘Richard Diamond, Private Detective’. She guest appeared in many other shows.
In 1960, she was seen in ‘Hawaiian Eye’. From 1961 to 1966, Moore appeared in ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’. She was also seen in the TV film ‘Run a Crooked Mile’. From 1970 to 1977, she appeared as “Mary Richards” in ‘The Mary Tyler Show’.
She has also appeared in ‘Rhoda’. In 1979, she came up with ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Hour’. Following that, she starred in ‘Mary’. In 1988, the actress was seen in ‘Annie McGuire’. She has appeared in many other TV films like ‘The Gin Game’, ‘Blessings’, ‘Snow Wonder’, and ‘Miss Lettie and Me’. Her final TV appearance was in ‘Hot in Cleveland’ in 2013.
Mary Tyler Moore was first seen in a movie in 1961. She then appeared in many films like ‘Change of Habit’, ‘Ordinary People’, ‘Keys to Tulsa’, and ‘Cheat’. Her last film was the 2009 movie ‘Against the Current’.
Awards & Achievements
In 1985, Mary Tyler Moore won the Crystal Award by the Women in Film Award. She is the winner of two Tony Awards. The actress has won the Golden Globe Awards three times in her career. For her role in ‘Ordinary People’, Tyler Moore was nominated for the Academy Awards in 1980 for Best Actress. She is also a four-time winner of the Emmy Awards and was nominated for the 1980 Drama Desk Award.
Net Worth of Mary Tyler Moore
The estimated net worth of Mary Tyler Moore was more than $60 million at the time of her death. In her career, she appeared in a number of TV shows. She was also a voice actress. She has also appeared in many Broadway plays including ‘Rose’s Dilemma’, ‘Benefactors’, ‘The Octette Bridge Club’, and ‘Noises Off’. She was the co-founder of the production company ‘MTM Enterprises’. Her company has produced many TV shows. Tyler has also released two memoirs in her career.
Mary Tyler Moore was one of the most famous actresses in the world. She made a great success during her time in the entertainment industry. She acted, danced, and also lent her voice in films. Her talent made her won several awards. Although she is not alive, we continue to remember her from her works.