Marilu Henner Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Marilu Henner
  • Name: Marilu Henner
  • Age: 64 years old
  • Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $10 Million
  • Status: Alive

Marilu Henner is an American actress best known for her role on the ABC sitcom, Taxi. She’s also a reality star, radio host and writer. Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents Loretta and Joseph died at the age of 58 and 52 respectively. She has five siblings, Lorin, Tommy, Melody, JoAnn and Christal. Henner grew up in Logan Square and attended Weirton Madonna High School. She continued her education at the University of Chicago.

Henner began taking dance lessons as a toddler. She excelled, and by the age of 14 she was already teaching dance classes at her family’s studio. Henner started playing the role of “Marty” in a 1971 production of Grease. She dropped out of college in 1972 in order to travel and perform alongside John Travolta and the crew. Her other stage credits include Over Here!, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, and Social Security. Henner moved to New York in 1976 and made her film debut the following year in Between the Lines (1977). She played “Annette” opposite Richard Gere in Bloodbrothers (1978).

Henner landed her breakthrough role as “Elaine Nardo” on the sitcom, Taxi. The show ran from 1978 to 1982 for a total of five seasons. Henner followed up with prominent roles in The Man Who Loved Women (1983) with Burt Reynolds, Johnny Dangerously (1984) with Michael Keaton, and Man on the Moon (1999) with Jim Carrey. She played the character “Ava Evans Newton” in Evening Shade (1990-94), “Vivian Ludley” in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2014), and voiced “Veronica Vreeland” in Batman: The Animated Series (1993-95). Henner’s autobiography ‘By All Means, Keep on Moving’ was published in 1994. Her health and fitness publications include The 30-Day Total Health Makeover (1999) and Healthy Kids: Help Them Eat Smart and Stay Active-For Life! (2001).

Henner hosted America’s Ballroom Challenge from 2006 to 2009. She was a contestant on Donald Trump‘s Celebrity Apprentice in 2008. Henner was chosen to compete on season 23 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Her professional dance partner is Derek Hough.

Marilu Henner is 5ft 7in tall and has a net worth of $10 million. She has hyperthymesia. Henner was romantically linked to actors John Travolta, Tony Danza and Judd Hirsch. She was married to Frederic Forrest from 1980 to 1982, followed by Robert Lieberman from 1990 to 2001. She married current husband ‘Michael Brown’ in 2006 after two years of dating. Henner has two sons, Nicholas Morgan and Joseph Marlin from her second marriage.

Marilu Henner Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Marilu Henner Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Mary Lucy Denise Henner
  • Birthday: April 6, 1952
  • How Old : Age: 64 years old
  • Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, Radio Host, Reality Star, Writer
  • Years Active: 1977-present
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $10 Million
  • Marriage(s): Frederic Forrest, Robert Lieberman, Michael Brown
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive
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