Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt
Real Name/Full Name Thomas Roy Skerritt
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tom Skerritt
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 August 1933
Age/How Old: 90 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Roy Skerritt
Mother – Helen Skerritt
Siblings: 2
School: Mackenzie High School
College: University of California, Los Angeles and Wayne State University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Charlotte Shanks (m. 1957- div. 1972)
Sue Oran (m. 1977 – div. 1992)
Julie Tokashiki (m. 1998)
Kids/Children Name: Colin Skerritt, Andy Skerritt, Matt Skeritt and Erin Skerritt
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

In life, we make choices depending on what we feel we are interested with. With time, these choices tend to shape our live and eventually, they dictate who we are or what we become in life. For Tom Skerritt, he had great interest in filming and gave great attention to any movie he got a chance to watch. With time, the passion changed and became something stronger and before he knew it, he was already doing acting.

Today, he is known as a great American actor who has been cast in a total of 40 films and over 200 television episodes. He has been working as an actor for more than 40 years now and still giving his best. He has been featured in different projects like; The Dead Zone, A River Runs Through It and Up in Smoke.

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

Biography and Early Life

Tom is a legend in the film industry and has become a source of inspiration to many. It was on the 25th of August in 1933 when this great actor breathed his first breath. He is the son of Roy Skerritt who is a businessman and his wife Helen Skerritt who is a homemaker. Although he never reveals the names of his siblings, he confirms that he is the last born in a family of three. Tom was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan in the United States of America which gives him an American nationality.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tom Skerritt in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tom Skerritt’s age is 90 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 25 August 1933. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Tom is not only a successful actor but he is also very learned. Considering that he was a gifted actor from the start, you would think that he did not have time to concentrate on his education but it is the opposite. To start with, he was enrolled into Mackenzie High School in Detroit and graduated in 1951. After graduating from high school, he decided to join college and the school of his choice was Wayne State University and later went to University of California, Los Angeles.

After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served a four-year tour of duty as a classifications specialist. He spent most of his enlistments at Bergstrom Field, Southeast of Austin in Texas.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Skerritt did not only concentrate on building his career but he also gave love a chance. Although things didn’t work out well at the beginning, with time, he found the right woman who he is married to, to date. In 1957, he tied the knot with Charlotte Shank and they had such a beautiful time together and they were blessed with 3 kids. The names of their kids are; Andy Skerritt, Erin Skerritt and Matt Skerritt. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out so well and the two love birds divorced in 1972 after being together for 15 good years.

After losing his first marriage, he got married to Sue Oran five years after the divorce. They welcomed a son and named him Colin Skerritt. But unfortunately, just as the first marriage, things didn’t work out so well and they decided to divorce in 1992. This again lasted for 15 years and unfortunately that was the furthest they could have gone. However, Tom never gave up on love and 5 years after his second divorce, he got married to Julie Tokashiki in 1998. They have a daughter together named Emi Skerritt. They are living happily together and there are no signs of their divorce or separation.

Is Tom Skerritt Gay?

Tom Skerritt is not gay. He might have not been very lucky when it comes to the matters of love. But, the three marriages he has been in and the five kids from his three wives is enough to prove he only has interest in women.

Professional Career

Tom Skerritt’s career as actor kicked off in 1962 with War Hunt which was a war film. Although he has been in the film industry for many years, his notable works are in M.A.S.H IN 1970, AS m. Borman in Harold and Maude, Up in Smoke in 1978 and Ice Castles among others. He has also been featured Viper, Drum, SpaceCamp, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It and My Favorite Martian among others. Tom was the guest starring in The Real McCoys in 1969 which was a television series. In Aunt Win Steps In, he was cast as a letter career. The above are just a few of the projects in which Tom was featured.


You can never be in a single career for more than 40 years and fail to stand out among the rest. Thanks to his expertise as an actor, he has been featured in many projects some of which include; Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards and 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tom Skerritt in 2024

Tom Skerritt Net Worth
Tom Skerritt Net Worth

Tom is not only a famous actor, but he is also very rich. As of 2024, he has a net worth of $10 Million, all of which he has earned from his career as an actor.

Tom Skerritt’s passion in his career and his hard work has earned him great respect as an actor. He is also a role model to many.


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