Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
Real Name/Full Name Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Angela Lansbury
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 October 1925
Age/How Old: 98 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 125 lbs.
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Edgar Lansbury
Mother – Moyna Macgill
Siblings: Bruce Lansbury and Edgar Lansbury
School: South Hampstead High School
College: Feagin School of Drama and Radio
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British-American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Richard Cromwell (1945-1946)
Peter Shaw (1949; died 2003)
Kids/Children Name: Anthony Pullen and Deidre Angela Shaw
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $70 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Angela Lansbury is a famous British-American actress who has appeared in several television series, films and also theatre plays. The actress has been in the entertainment industry for over eight decades, during which time she has received a lot of international recognition.  Angela is one of the very few surviving stars from Golden Age of Hollywood cinema. Also, she is the earliest surviving Academy Award nominee.

Well, how well do you know about Angela Lansbury? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Angela Lansbury’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Angela Lansbury to date.

Biography and Early Life

Angela was born on 16 October 1925 in London, the United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Edgar Lansbury who was a former mayor as well as a timber merchant. Her mother Moyna Macgill was an actress and she had starred in several films. She had two younger twin brothers and an older half-sister.

At the age of nine her father died of stomach cancer and as a way of coping with the loss she resulted into playing characters. After the death of her father the family was faced with financial difficulties and her mother got engaged to Leckie Forbes and eventually moved to his house.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Angela Lansbury in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Angela Lansbury’s age is 98 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024 having been born on 16 October 1925. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Grey.


Angela joined South Hampstead High School in 1934 and graduated in 1939. On several occasions she has said that she considers herself self-educated because she mostly learnt from theatre, books and also cinema. For her acting she went to Webber Douglas School of Singing and Dramatic Art. After relocating with her brothers and mother to the United States in 1940, Angela studied at Feagin School of Drama and Radio graduating in 1942.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Lansbury has been described by many people as having “a profound sense of privacy” and also very serious. She prefers keeping most of her private life away from the public scrutiny. She was first married when she was only nineteen years old in 1945. Her marriage was to Richard Cromwell and it ended within just one year as they divorced in 1946. Richard was gay and he hoped marrying Angela would change him.

She found love again in the arms of a fellow actor Peter Shaw and they got married in 1949. In 1952 the couple was blessed with their first child Anthony Peter and a year later they got another child by the name of Deirdre Ann. The couple also had another child from Shaw’s first marriage. Angela and Shaw were married for 54 years until he died in 2003.

Is Angela Lansbury Lesbian?

Angela is neither gay nor is she a lesbian. She has been straight all her life and there are no rumors or controversies when it comes to her sexual orientation even though she was once married to a man who was gay. She has been married twice in her life and she is a mother to two children.

Professional Career

Lansbury first appeared on a film in 1942 when she got a role in Gaslight. The film was well-received and it was even nominated six times for Academy Awards. Her next appearance was a major hit and she began gaining attention in the film industry. The film was called National Velvet and she co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor. Other major appearances at the beginning of her career included Kind Lady, Mutiny, Wild West, and Solomon and Dellilah among many others.

She made her debut in Broadway in 1957 in the play Hotel Paradiso. The play ran for 15 weeks and Angela received very positive reviews. She later made a comeback in another play called A Taste of Honey. In 1966, she appeared in a musical by the title of Mame and this role led her to receiving a Tony Award.

The success of the play led to several other roles in films like Thanksgiving, Dear World, Something for Everyone, Death on the Nile, and The Lady Vanishes among several others.

In 1984 Angela appeared in what is considered one of her most successful television series Murder, She Wrote. After the series came to an end she returned to the theatre in a play titled Duece. Later she appeared on Blithe Spirit, A Little Night Musical, and The Best Man. As of 2021 Angela is still very active in her career.


The list of the awards and nominations that has been won by Angela in the eight decades she has been an actress is endless. These include Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Tony Awards. The above named awards are for theatre film and television, as well as musical awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Angela Lansbury in 2024

Angela Lansbury Net Worth
Angela Lansbury Net Worth

After being an actress for more than 98 years old, it comes as no surprise to know that Lansbury is one of the wealthiest actresses we have.  As of 2024, She has managed to accumulate a net worth of $70 million so far. She has a lot of property to her name and in 2006 she purchased a condominium in Manhattan which was going for $2 million.

Angela Lansbury is one of the oldest Hollywood actresses who are still active in her career. She has been in the entertainment industry for almost 80 years and one cannot help but admire her passionate and energetic nature which she as portrayed throughout her acting career. At the age of 96, she is still open for more projects and she proves that age in nothing but a number.


  1. Thank you for the great info on the absolutely “lovely” Dame Angela Lansbury

    May I ask if anyone knows if Angela Lansbury is currently working on any new projects?


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