Ruth Buzzi Net Worth
Ruth Buzzi net worth: Ruth Buzzi is an American actress and comedienne who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. She is probably best known for appearing on the variety-comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" from 1968 to 1973. Ruth won a Golden Globe for her work on the show and was nominated for five Emmys. Over a multi-decade career, Ruth has received numerous accolades. Thanks to her outstanding work with black entertainers, Ruth was one of the first white women to receive an NAACP Image Award. She was inducted into the Television and Radio Hall of Fame at the Paley Museum in 2006.
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island, Ruth Buzzi grew up in Connecticut and relocated to California when she was seventeen to attend the Pasadena Playhouse for the Performing Arts. In addition to studying dance, voice, and theater, she also trained to be a hairdresser as a back-up profession. She began working in theater professionally when she was nineteen, touring with Rudy Vallee. She then relocated to New York, and began a busy career appearing in Off-Broadway productions and touring musical revues. She first came to national attention performing in a comedy duo act with Dom DeLuise. This led to a role on Broadway opposite Gwen Verdon, in "Sweet Charity". She was subsequently cast in the role that would bring her lasting fame, as a cast member on the hit series, "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In". She has won numerous acting honors.
Ruth Buzzi won a Cleo Award for Best Spokesperson for Clorox 2, and was nominated for her work as Granny Goodwitch in the Post Sugar Crisp commercials. She voiced more than 300 cartoon shows including the playing of Mama Bear on the Berenstain Bears, Nose Marie on Pound Puppies and the voice of Granny Smurf.
Investments: Ruth Buzzi has been an extremely wise investor outside of acting. Ruth and her husband Kent Perkins have invested in a wide range of assets around Texas including a shopping center, a ranch, a farm, oil wells, gas wells, minerals and more. The couple's car collection alone is reportedly worth several million dollars. Their collection includes a Rolls Royce, Bentley and several antique Jaguars. Their most-valuable car is a Chevy that was once driven by Steve McQueen and has been estimated to be worth $2 million on its own.
Ruth and Kent also support several children's charities and a rescue ranch for dogs. Ruth was recently honored as one of the "Great Women of Texas" by the Ft. Worth Business Press. She has been nominated for five Emmys and won the 1972 Golden Globe for best female performer, comedy or variety. Ruth is a member of the TV Hall of Fame.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 24, 1936 (85 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|