Marilu Henner was born on April 6, 1952, in Chicago, USA. She is the sixth child of Loretta Callis and Joseph Henner. Her parents died as a reason of their illness. Her mother died at the age of 58 due to arthritis and her father, due to a heart attack at the age of 52. She has Greek and Polish ancestry. Her mother had been the president of National Association of Dance and Affiliated Arts earlier before she ran ‘Henner Dance School’ for 20 years.
Marilu learned dancing at the age of two in her family studio and also continued being a part of the studio contributing immensely until she left Chicago in the third year of her college. Henner dropped out of school in 1972, in order to travel with the national company of Grease.
Marilu owns a website www.marilu.com in which she runs monthly classes for helping people lead a healthy life. Also, she has written 9 books regarding health, diet, and memory for helping people get aware of their own body and treat well when ill. The most famous and valued book of Marilu is Total Health Makeover. The biggest reason for her being so actively involved in health awareness and treatment activities is the early death of her parents due to their illness.
Marilu at present hosts The Marilu Henner Show that airs every weekday morning on more than a dozen radio stations across America featuring guest physicians, health experts, celebrity guests, and friends. The show can also be heard live at Marilushow.com.
Marilu Henner total net worth in year 2017 is approximately $10 million
Marilu Henner is a producer, actress, radio host and also an author that justifies her net worth. Marilu’s Instagram ads make $7.00~$10.00 US Dollars! Also, she has an immense number of following on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook that adds to her net worth. Some of her movies that went super hit like Taxi, yielded her a big amount of industry exposure and bulk salary. She has even hosted many TV shows and is an active member in health associated organizations earning a considerable amount of income. Her estimated net worth in 2017 is around $10 Million.
Marilu Henner Career
Marilu started her career with her first film being a sleeper-hit, Between the Lines, in 1977. At that time, her co-stars, Jeff Goldblum, Lindsay Crouse, John Heard, and Jill Eikenberry, who are well-known faces of Hollywood were also newbies. Impressed by her performance, she was offered the second role opposite Richard Gere in the film Bloodbrothers in 1978. She continued appearing on big screens after that. She has done a considerable number of movies in her career.
Henner came into limelight after her performance as Elaine Nardo in situation comedy, Taxi. She received a nomination for an American Comedy Award as the Funniest Supporting Female in a Motion Picture in L.A. story as Trudi, in 1991.
Besides, Marilu has guested on Match Game and Hollywood Squares, provided the voice for Gotham City socialite Veronica Vreeland in Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1999), hosted television series America’s Ballroom Challenge(2006 and 2007), hosted her own daytime talk show, Marilu, for 165 episodes(1994), been a host on FitTV and The Discovery Channel’s Shape Up Your Life, been a contestant on NBC’s first The Celebrity Apprentice, been a consultant for the CBS drama Unforgettable and the list goes on.
Later in 2016, she was revealed as a contestant on the 23rd season of Dancing With The Stars pairing up with the professional dancer, Derek Hough.
Marilu Henner personal life
Marilu has been married multiple times with Robert Lieberman being her first husband and Frederic Forrest the later. But neither of the relationships continued well and ended in divorce.She then dated Michael Brown and married him in 2006.
Also, there have been no rumors of extra marital affairs from either husband or wife till date depicting no chance of a divorce to occur in their lives. The couple is living happily with each other. She has total two children and their names are Nicholas Morgan Lieberman and Joseph Martin Lieberman.
Marilu Henner achievements
She won as a celebrity contestant on Live! with Kelly “Grilling with the Stars” contest for her Healthy/Easy Grilled Mushroom and Heirloom Tomato dish winning the amount of $25,000 for the charity Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) in 2012. She played for her charity The Alzheimer’s Association winning the amount of $50,000 or more for the cause. She received a nomination for an American Comedy Award as the Funniest Supporting Female in a Motion Picture in L.A. story as Trudi, in 1991.
With the memory of a super hero, Marilu Henner has deservedly earned the nickname “Perpetual Motion.”
Marilu Henner House
Marilu Henner owns a Spanish-style home in Los Angeles. “My absolute favorite room is the kitchen” is what she said to people visiting her home. She takes PEOPLE on a tour of her home, especially kitchen and says “It’s perfect for cooking for large groups of people because that’s what I really love to do.”
– Marilu Henner took a fall on Dancing with the stars on Monday evening.
– Marilu Henner and Derek Hough exited Dancing With the Stars with their heads held high. The couple was eliminated on showstoppers night with a showstopper of their own.
Being a producer, actress, radio host and an author, Marilu has achieved a lot in her life by being an all rounder in various fields. She has stood by her husband in his fight against cancer and is changing lives of many people by her productive health tips. The world is looking forward to more of her generous contributions in the health as well as entertainment industry.