Info
Category:
Richest BusinessProducers
Net Worth:
$500 Million
Birthdate:
Nov 21, 1944 (79 years old)
Birthplace:
Weymouth
Gender:
Female
Profession:
Television Producer
Nationality:
United States of America
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What is Marcy Carsey's net worth?

Marcy Carsey is an American television producer who has a net worth of $500 million. Marsey Carsey earned her fortune as the creator and executive producer of many hit television shows. Marcy co-founded Carsey-Werner Productions in 1981 with Tom Werner. Together the created and executive produced many shows, notably:

  • Roseanne
  • That 70's Show
  • The Cosby Show
  • A Different World
  • Grace Under Fire
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun

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Early Life

Marcy Carsey was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on November 21, 1944.

Marcy Carsey's journey in television began at American Broadcasting Company (ABC), where she started as a tour guide and climbed up to become a program executive. During her tenure at ABC, she became instrumental in the development and execution of numerous successful shows.

The Cosby Show

In 1980, Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner, another ABC alum, took a bold step by founding The Carsey-Werner Company. The duo's first success came with "The Cosby Show," which dominated the television landscape throughout the 1980s and became the most-watched show in America for five consecutive seasons. The series was praised for its representation of African Americans and for changing the narrative around sitcom families. This marked the beginning of Carsey and Werner's reputation for creating shows that not only entertained but also broke stereotypes and broadened cultural understanding.

Other Iconic Productions

Following the success of "The Cosby Show," The Carsey-Werner Company went on to produce a string of successful sitcoms, including "Roseanne," "3rd Rock from the Sun," and "That '70s Show." "Roseanne," in particular, was significant for its portrayal of a working-class family, a deviation from the norm of middle-class representations on television. Meanwhile, "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "That '70s Show" showcased the company's creative range and commitment to innovation in comedy.

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Real Estate

Marcy owns an incredibly valuable portfolio of real estate in Los Angeles, primarily in Malibu. She owns over a dozen homes in the LA area alone. One of her homes in Malibu, a compound in the highly-desirable Encinal Bluffs is worth at least $100 million. This home is located right next door to a compound owned by Kim Kardashian.

In 2015 she purchased a beachfront Malibu home for $10.65 million. She listed this home for sale in January 2019 for $13 million.

In 2015 she sold a different Malibu mansion to Jimmy Iovine for $60 million. She bought the home from Richard Gere for $10 million in 1995. She owns several other Malibu homes including the house where Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston married in 2000.

In July 2023 Marcy paid $37.5 million for yet another Malibu mansion.

She also owns a home in Santa Monica, a condo in Park City, Utah + a 10-acre parcel not far away, a condo in Bel Air, a home in Westwood, a home in Montecito and perhaps more.

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