Marlo Thomas
Marlo Thomas
Real Name/Full Name Margaret Julia “Marlo” Thomas
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Marlo Thomas
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 November 1937
Age/How Old: 86 years old
Height/How Tall: In centimetres : 162 cm
In feet and inches: 5” 4’
Weight:  In kilograms: 69 kg
In pounds- 152.119 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father: Danny Thomas
Mother: Rose Marie Cassaniti
Siblings: Terre and  Tony Thomas
School: Marymount High School at Los Angeles
College: University of Southern California
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Phil Donahue (m. 1980)
Kids/Children Name: 5
Profession: Actress, producer, author and a social activist
Net Worth: $170 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Margaret Julia, commonly known as “Marlo” Thomas, is an American actress, producer, author, and social activist by profession. She had earned the name and fame after playing a role at sitcom That Girl (1966-1971) and also for one of her children’s franchises, “Free to Be, You and Me.” She is counted among one of those successful stars of Hollywood industries.

Well, how well do you know about Marlo Thomas? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Marlo Thomas’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 Marlo Thomas to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Marlo got birth in Detroit, Michigan, on the 21st of November 1937. She was the eldest child to the family of comedian Danny Thomas and the former Rose Marie Cassaniti. She also has a sister Terre and also a brother Tony Thomas. She was the eldest among the three.

Her brother is a television producer. Her father belonged to the Roman Catholic Lebanese American accent, and her mother belonged to Sicilian American descent. The name of her godmother was Loretta Young. She was raised and bought up in Beverly Hills, California. She was called Margo by her parents and family members, then soon, she was known as Marlo.

This much information has been given or out about Marlo regarding her early life story. Early life is just a matter of privacy. The one who declares more comes into the news and keeps it secret it either stays within him.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marlo Thomas in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Marlo Thomas’s age is 86 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 21 November 1937. Though, she is 5” 4’ in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 152.119 lbs in Pound and 69kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Blonde.


Marlo was raised in California, but she attended her high school at Marymount High School in Los Angeles. Then she further pursued her higher studies at the University of Southern California, and with a teaching degree, she graduated from there. She was also a part of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. No further information was being enlightened about Marlo on his educational career. These many facts are available about her academic career, and she seems to be a bright student by educational qualifications.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Marlo Thomas With Husband Phil Donahue
Marlo Thomas With Husband Phil Donahue

Thomas was in a long-term relationship with Herb Gardner, who was a playwright by profession. Then in the year 1977, she fell in love at first sight with the host of the television talk show named Phil Donahue. Then they got married in the year 1980 on the 21st of May month. Then she was the stepmother of five children of Donahue from his first marriage.

Marlo mentioned somewhere in a media line that she always tried to be the friend of those five children, and she is too proud about their relationship where the bond got to build the strongest between them. She loves them more than a best friend and likes her children. These many facts are known to us about her personal life.

Is Marlo Thomas Lesbian?

Nowhere has it been mentioned Marlo being a lesbian by gender. She is a female and straight by gender when it comes to clarifying him on the basis of sexual orientation. She is open about her gender whenever she is asked to justify it. Her married life explains well about his sexual orientation, and she is never into the media’s attention regarding this. She is a good family woman, according to her children and husband. She is twice or thrice rumored with many male celebrities. So we can say she is female by sexual orientation part or gender also we can say.

Professional Career:

Marlo appeared in many television programs, among which some of the famous ones was Bonanza, McHale’s Navy, Ben Casey, Arrest And Trial, The Joey Bishop Show, The Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis, My Favourite Martian, 77 Sunset Strip, and also The Donna Reed Show among all the rest good going films.

She gave a break from Neil’s Barefoot in the year 1965 with co-stars like Daniel Massey, Kurt Kasznar, and Mildred Natwick. She started her career by starring in the sitcom That Girl in the year 1966. She also serves as the National Outreach Director for St. Jude children’s research hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father founded this hospital.


  • Recipient of Emmy Awards.
  • Recipient of Grammy Award.
  • Recipient of Golden Globe Award.
  • In the year 1979, she won the women in the film Lucy Award.
  • On November 24, 2014, President Barack Obama awarded her the Presidential Medal Of Freedom(the highest honour to an American civilian at white house ceremony).

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marlo Thomas in 2024

Marlo Thomas Net Worth
Marlo Thomas Net Worth

As of 2024, Marlo’s net worth is expected to be $170 million approximately. She earns a good lifestyle, and her income is sufficient for her to maintain a luxurious lifestyle. She, as a celebrity, maintains a good lifestyle and enjoys her working life and acting, and writer life. She also writes some books for which she also gets paid for.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Marlo is also a dancer and loves to dance in her free time.
  • She loves to cook and go on travel to new places with friends and family.
  • She does good painting with modern painting approaches.
  • She is fond of sweet dishes and is fond of non-vegetable items too, which she sometimes mentions in her interview as a means of fun.

Nothing matters more when you are filled with more talent and a ray of complex working emotions. So Marlo proved it right that where there is a strong will, nothing matters more. She confirmed that if you put in your efforts, then it will outshine your ability.


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