Dina Merrill Net Worth
Dina Merrill net worth: Dina Merrill was an American heiress, socialite, philanthropist and actress who had a net worth of $5 billion. Dina Merrill was born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton in New York City on December 29, 1923. She was the only child of Post Cereals heiress, Marjorie Merriweather Post, and her second husband, the Wall Street stockbroker, Edward Francis "EF" Hutton. She attended the prestigious Miss Porter's School and she studied at the George Washington University for a time before dropping out to enroll at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She had a successful stage, screen, and television acting career. Merrill appeared in 22 films including "Desk Set", "Operation Petticoat", "The Sundowners", "Butterfield 8", "The Young Savages", "The Courtship of Eddie's Father", "A Wedding", "True Colors", and "The Player". Merril has been married three time. In 1946 she married Stanley Rumbough, Jr., an heir to the Colgate-Palmolive fortune and had three children with him. They divorced in 1966. That same year she married actor Cliff Robertson and had a daughter with him. They divorced in 1986. In 1989, she married actor Ted Hartley. She was a presidential appointee to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Dina was one of the wealthiest actress in the world, but it should be noted that the majority of her wealth comes from inheritance. Dina's mother, Marjorie Merriweather Post, was at one time the richest woman in the United States. At the age of 27 in 1914, Marjorie's father died and left her with a $250 million fortune. Her fortune was equal to $5 billion after adjusting for inflation at the time of her death. Dina Merrill died on May 22, 2017 at the age of 93.