|Real Name/Full Name
|Ruth Ann Buzzi
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Westerly , Rhode island, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|24 July 1936
|87 years old
|In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
|In Kilograms – 53 Kg
In Pounds – 125 lbs
|Father –Angelo Peter Buzzi
Mother –Reno Pauline
|Stonington High school
|Kent Perkins (m. 1978)
|Actress, Comedian, singer, `voice artist, presenter
Ruth Ann Buzzi is an American actress, comedian and singer. She is popularly known for her performance in “Rowan & Martin’s laugh-in” which was a comedy variety show that aired from 1968-1973. Her role in the show earned her a Golden Globe Award and also five Emmy nominations.
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Biography and Early Life
Ruth Ann Buzzi was born on July 24, 1936 Westerly, Rhode Island, United States. She is the beautiful daughter to Rena Pauline and Angelo Peter who was an internationally stone sculptor. Ruth was brought up with her brother Harold in Stonington, Connecticut where her father owned Buzzi memorial where her brother took over the business until his retirement in 2013.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Ruth Buzzi in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Ruth Buzzi’s age is 87 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024 having been born on 24 July 1936. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125 lbs in Pound and 53 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Dark brown.
Ruth went to Stonington High school after which she enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse at only 17 years old and graduated with honors in performing arts. Additionally, she studied acting, dance and voice and also underwent cosmetology course.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
When it comes to relationship engagement it raises eyebrows for most people even wanting to see or know celebrity spouses. This is the case for the actress and comedian as she attracted the eyes of Kent Perkins. He fell in love with her and they officially tied the knot in 1978 after a very long dating period. The two lovebirds have been together ever since. They however do not have children of their own. They live happily in their on a 600 acre ranch near Stephenville Texas.
Is Ruth Buzzi Lesbian?
Ruth is very advanced in age and she got married when she was advanced in age. However she has been married to Mr. Kent and has been married to him for over 4 decades. This makes us believe that she is very straight and has not been interested in other relationships.
Ruth’s career started during her college days where she started working in union card in musical and comedy revues as an actress. At the age of 19 years she got her first show business where she travelled with singer Rudy Vallee when she was on summer break from college. When she graduated she was immediately hired in an off-Broadway musical revue for a lead role.
After which she then appeared in several TV commercials and also performed in several music variety shows. In 1964, she experienced her big break when she appeared on “The Garry Moore Show” television series as Shakundala the silent. She also has a role in the CBS variety show “The entertainers” which she did for one year. Then in 1966 she featured in “Sweet Charity”. Since then she was appeared in several other minor roles.
In 1967, she featured in “The Steve Allen Comedy hour” series starring Steve Allen where she appeared in all the eight episodes. The success of the series led her to be considered as a cast in the NBC’s new show “Rowan and Martin’s laugh-in”. She became the only cast to appear in all the episodes of the series, the laugh-in television special and the pilot show.
In 1981, she guest-starred as Chloe in “Alice” and also was a guest –star on down to earth in 1985. some of the other television series she has guest starred are such as “The flip Wilson show”, “Donny & Marie” , “The Carol Burnett show” and “dawn. Ruth has voiced over 300 cartoon shows some of which include voice of Granny Smurf, nose Marie on pound puppies and playing of mama bear.
In Ruth’s career which is over four decades she has gained international recognition for her exemplary work. She won the Golden Globe Award for her role n “Rowan & Martin’s laugh-in”. She won the Cleo Award for the best spokesperson for Clorox 2. Ruth was awarded the highest achievement honor the topaz award by the women in film (Dallas Chapter) at their annual gala.
She also received the life achievement award by the Pasadena playhouse of performing arts. Ruth has also been nominated for five Emmy Awards. Ruth was inducted into Island Heritage Hall of fame in 1971. In 2008 the Board of Regents of Northwood University named Ruth as the “Distinguished woman of Northwood”.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ruth Buzzi in 2024
Ruth started her career at a very young age and even now that she is advanced in age she has managed to garner a fortune for herself a fortune in her long career. Her greatest earnings come from her career as an actress. She has acted in films, movies, and also in theatres and her salary from all those contribute significantly to her worth. She also is a television personality, a comedian as well as a singer. She boasts of a net worth of $25 million s of 2024.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- She is a charter member of the Pasadena playhouse Alumni Association.
- She is involved in charitable organisation where she sold her oil paintings to the public and donated her original works to charity.
She believed in diversification just in case one career does not work out for her the other will uplift her as a result she initially trained for dance, voice, theatre and also as a hairdresser a back up profession. She has been successful most of what she originally trained for and even with her advanced age she still is not ready to retire as she has energy that of a youth.