Suzanne Somers Net Worth
Suzanne Somers net worth: Suzanne Somers is an American actress, author, and singer who has a net worth of $100 million dollars. She is perhaps best-known for her role in the 1970s sitcom "Three's Company". Later in her career she became a fitness entrepreneur and spokeswoman.
Suzanne Somers was born Suzanne Marie Mahoney in San Bruno, California in October 1946. Somers attended San Francisco College for Women. In 1965 she married a man named Bruce Somers and took his last name. She had a son with Bruce when she was 19, not long after marrying. Their marriage ended in 1968.
From 1969 to 1970 she was a prize model on Anniversary Game which was hosted by Alan Hamel. Suzanne and Alan married in 1977 and have been together ever since.
Between 1970 and 1977 she appeared in small roles in movies and television series, notably American Graffiti, The Rockford Files, One Day at a Time, The Love Boat, Starsky and Hutch, and The Six Million Dollar Man.
Three's Company: In 1977 Suzanne landed the role that would make her an international superstar, that of Chrissy Snow on "Three's Company". She earned $5,000 per episode for the show's first four seasons. By the fifth season, her salary was boosted to $30,000 per episode, which is the same as around $93,000 per episode in today's dollars. She actually asked producers for $150,000 per episode which was what her co-star John Ritter was making. That's the same as around $500,000 per episode today. She also wanted to own 10% of the show's profits. Producers balked, despite the fact that Suzanne was arguably the main reason 20 million viewers tuned into the show each week.
After being rejected, Suzanne skipped several tapings as the fifth season wrapped and when he contract was up in 1981 ABC terminated her from the show. She would not speak to John Ritter for more than 20 years after the falling out. They reconciled shortly before his death in 2003.
Outside of Three's Company Suzanne has remained busy for her entire career. She appeared on the cover of Playboy in 1980 and 1984. From 1987 to 1989 Somers starred in the TV series "She's the Sheriff". She starred as Carol Foster Lambert in the ABC series "Step by Step" from 1991 to 1998. She has authored best-selling self-help books, autobiographies, diet books, and a book of poetry. As of this writing she has authored 27 books. She has also promoted alternative cancer treatments.
Suzanne can frequently be seen on the Home Shopping Network selling a variety of health and fitness products.
Thighmaster: Starting in the early 1990s, Suzanne began appearing in informercials for the Thighmaster which went on to sell more than $100 million worth of product.
She announced that she had breast cancer in 2001 and underwent alternative treatments. Her home was destroyed by a wildfire in 2007. She has won two People's Choice Awards and got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003.
Real Estate: Suzanne and Alan own several homes in Southern California. At one point in 2008 they listed a large mansion that sits on 73 acres in Palm Springs for $35 million. They have owned this property since the late 1970s They lowered the price in 2018 to $14.5 million and then 2019 to $9.5 million. They previously owned 480 acres of in northern Palm Springs which in 2018 they donated to the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission.
In 1999 they spent $2.3 million for an oceanfront property in Malibu. In 2001 they bought the lot next door for $2.35 million, which gave them 190 feet of ocean frontage. One of the homes was completely destroyed in a 2007 fire, the other was severely damaged. They listed the combined two-lot property in 2018 for $16.2 million and as of this writing have not found a buyer.
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 16, 1946 (73 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in (1.66 m)|
|Profession:||Writer, Author, Singer, Actor, Businessperson|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Suzanne Somers Earnings
- Three's Company$30,000/episode
- American Graffiti$1,361