Lily Tomlin Net Worth 2023

Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. She started her career as a stand-up comedian as well as performing off-Broadway during the 1960s. Her breakout role was on the variety show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1969 until 1973.

Lily Tomlin Net Worth 2023

Lily Tomlin Biography

Name Lily Tomlin
Full Name Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin
Net Worth $20 Million
Date of Birth 1 September 1939
Age 82 Years Old
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan, United States
Currently Live In Los Angeles, California
Profession Actress, Comedian, Writer, Singer and Producer
Debut Film: Nashville (1975)
Years Active 1965 – Present
Famous For TV Show: Grace and Frankie (2015)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity English and German Descent
Hometown Detroit
Zodiac Sign Virgo
School/High School Local School in Detroit
College/University Wayne State University, United States
Education Qualification Graduate

Lily Tomlin Net Worth 2023

Net Worth: $20 Million
Date of Birth: Sep 1, 1939 (83 years old)
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Stand-up comedian, Theatrical producer, Writer, Voice Actor
Nationality: United States of America

Early Life

Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin was born on the 1st of September, 1939, in Detroit. She has a younger brother named Richard Tomlin. Her parents were Southern Baptists who moved to Detroit from Paducah, Kentucky, during the Great Depression. She attended Wayne State University and originally studied biology. She auditioned for a play, and it sparked her interest in a career in the theatre, and she changed her major. After college, she started doing stand-up comedy in nightclubs in Detroit and later in New York City.

Personal Life

In 1971, Tomlin met her future wife, writer Jane Wagner. In 2013, after being together for 42 years, they were finally able to marry at a private ceremony in Los Angeles. Tomlin and Wagner have done multiple artistic collaborations over the years; among their projects, they worked together on Tomlin’s comedy album “And That’s the Truth,” and on the documentary film “An Apology to Elephants.

Lily Tomlin Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Lily Tomlin’s parents are Guy Tomlin and Lillie Mae Ford. Her father’s name is Guy Tomlin who is a factory worker by profession and her mother’s name is Lillie Mae Ford. She has one sibling. Her brother’s name is Richard Tomlin who is a writer, actor and singer by profession. Lily Tomlin’s marital status is married. Her wife’s name is Jane Wagner who is a writer, director and producer by profession.

Lily Tomlin Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Lily Tomlin’s career:

  • Moment by Moment (Movie, 1978)
  • 9 to 5 (Movie, 1980)
  • All of Me (Movie, 1984)
  • Big Business (Movie, 1988)
  • The Beverly Hillbillies (Movie, 1993)
  • Grandma (Movie, 2015)


Tomlin rose to fame when she starred in the film ‘And the Band Played On. She earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie. In 1975, Tomlin made her film debut in ‘Nashville.’ For her performance, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She continued success in 1977 when she starred alongside Art Carney in the comedy-mystery ‘The Late Show.’ Tomlin teamed up with Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton in ‘9 to 5’ in 1980. Following this, she was in the science fiction comedy ‘The Incredible Shrinking Woman’; the fantasy comedy ‘All of Me,’ co-starring Steve Martin, and the comedy ‘Big Business’ In 1991, she starred in the film version of ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.’ Some of the movie credits in the 90s included ‘The Player,’ ‘The Beverly Hillbillies,’ ‘Short Cuts,’ ‘Blue in the Face,’ ‘Getting Away with Murder,’ ‘Flirting with Disaster,’ and ‘Tea with Mussolini.’ She received another Emmy nomination for her guest-starring role as Marilyn Tobin in ‘Damages’ in 2010. After co-starring with Reba McEntire on the short-lived ‘Malibu Country,’ Tomlin landed one of her most acclaimed roles ever on the Netflix original series ‘Grace and Frankie.’

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