Donna Douglas
Donna Douglas
Celebrated Name: Donna Douglas
Real Name/Full Name: Dorothy Smith
Gender: Female
Age at the time of death: 82 years old
Birth Date: 26 September 1933
Date of death: 1 January 2015
Birth Place: Pride, Louisiana
Nationality: American
Height: 163cm
Weight: 57Kgs (125 lbs)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Robert M. Leeds (m. 1971–1980), Roland Bourgeois (m. 1949–1954)
Children: Yes (Danny P. Bourgeois)
Profession: Actress, Singer
Net Worth in 2024: $500 thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

Dorothy Smith, popularly known as ‘TV Star Donna Douglas,’ is an American Actress & Singer.  She is best known for her role as Elly May Clampett.  Donna Douglas has an estimated net worth of $500, 000.  Douglas was also called TV’s Marylyn Monroe. She was a dream girl, cheerful, and beautiful.

Donna Douglas appeared in feature films before and after the much-loved ’60s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, and she has been remembered even today as the buxom, the blue-eyed tomboy Elly May Clampett.  Douglas had won some beauty contests, particularly the title of Miss New Orleans 1957. Thereafter, Douglas appeared as the Letters Girl on The Perry Como Show and later appeared on The Steve Allen Show as a Billboard Girl. She made her feature-film debut in Career Girl (1959) and followed it up with a co-starring role in the Rock Hudson/Doris Day screwball comedy Lover Come Back (1960).

Maybe you know about Donna Douglas very well, But do you know how old was she at the time of her death and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Donna Douglas’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Donna Douglas was born on September 26, 1933, in East Baton Rouge Parish, LouiDonna Douglas, the United States for the proud parents: Emmett Ratcliff Smith, her mother, and Elma Robinson, her father. She did her schooling at St. Gerard High School, Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, and graduated from Redemptorist High School (now Redemptorist Upper School) in Baton Rouge, LouiDonna Douglasna, in 1951.

Personal Life

She was born on September 26, 1933, in East Baton Rouge Parish, LouiDonna Douglasna, United States, and grew up to be very much like Elly May in that she always had a great love for animals and nature.  She got married at the age of 16 and gave birth to Danny at the age of 21. She has only one child, Danny P. Bourgeois, who was born on September 14, 1954.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 September 1933, Donna Douglas was 82 years old. Her height was 163 cm tall, and her weight was 57 kg.


Once Douglas said in an interview that she had a wonderful working relationship with Buddy Ebsen on The Beverly Hillbillies.  She and Buddy Ebsen had a lot in common. Douglas, like Ebsen, was a successful gospel singer and character actress and is also Republican. Max Baer Jr was her Best friend. Later she used to give speeches at churches and religious organizations in LouiDonna Douglasna. She was best known by the public for her role as Elly May Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies, 1962.

Douglas and Irene Ryan, during the filming of The Beverly Hillbillies, would annually put on a huge Christmas party for the show’s staff and families. She had a second career as a gospel singer, as well as a popular real estate agent in Beverly Hills, California. Over and above, she was signing Gospel tunes and made an appearance as an inspirational loudspeaker.  Therefore she could create some books additionally for adults along with kids, and these involvements and hard work had added up to the total size of Douglas’s net worth.

Awards & Achievements

Donna Douglas, after marriage, came to New York and worked as a model, attracting attention when she appeared on various network television variety shows, hosted by Perry Como, Steve Allen, and Ed Sullivan. She was the Billboard Girl on The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956) (1959-1960). That show really led to roles in the 1959 Hollywood feature film, Career (1959), opposite Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine, and the Paramount film musical adaptation of the Broadway stage property, Li’l Abner (1959). Douglas got the Miss Golden Globe award in1963 and TV Land Favorite “Fish out of Water” Award in 2004.

Net worth & Salary of Donna Douglas in 2024

Donna Douglas Net Worth
Donna Douglas Net Worth

During her last times, she loved and took time to provide speeches and go through what fans send out her over the mail. She died at the age of 82 due to a pancreatic malignancy. Donna Douglas, May Your Soul Rest In Peace. Donna Douglas was an American celebrity who experienced a net worth of $500 thousand as of July 2024.

Donna Douglas is a very well-known face. She attracted everyone’s attention through her looks. She became an icon for ladies at that time when there was not much awareness about women’s workout. She has earned a huge net worth throughout her life for her magnificent work.


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