Ed Asner
Ed Asner
Celebrated Name: Ed Asner
Real Name/Full Name: Yitzhak Edward Asner
Gender: Male
Age: 94 years old
Birth Date: 15 November 1929
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nancy Sykes, and Cindy Gilmore
Children: Yes ( Matthew and Liza, Charles and Kate )
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2024: $12.5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ed Asner is an American actor who is known well for his role as Lou Grant on the series Lou Grant and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Other than being a legendary actor, Ed is also working as a voice actor, an activist, and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is the only male actor who has won seven Primetime Emmy Awards till now in the history of Emmy Awards.

Maybe you know about Ed Asner very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Ed Asner’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

Yitzhak Edward Asner, who is famous as Ed Asner, was born on 15th of November in the year 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri. Ed did his early schooling from Wyandotte High School, and then he joined the University of Chicago. After his graduation, Ed started working on various platforms but eventually went for the acting career.

Personal Life

Talking about the relationship status of Ed, he is married twice. He got married to his first wife Nancy Sykes in the year 1959. They have three children named Kate, Liza, and Matthew. The marriage did not work well, and they got divorced in the year 1988. Ed also has a son with Carol Jean Vogelman who was named Charles and was born in the year 1987. After Nancy, Ed got married to Cindy Gilmore in the year 1998. They filed a divorce in the year 2015.

Age, Height and Weight

Being born on 15 November 1929, Ed Asner is 94 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and weight is 80 kg.


Ed Asner started his career through the General Motors after which he worked in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Following his service in the military, Ed began to acting in the Playwrights Theatre Company. He performed in the Threepenny Opera, and after the success of this play, he started working in the television industry.

For some time he did small roles and later in the year 1970 he got his significant role of Lou Grant for which he is known even till now. He performed this role in both comedy and drama genre, which is a very tough job. After this role, he rose to fame and got so much work in the industry. He has worked in many movies and TV shows like Thunder Alley, Elf, Up, Spiderman, and others.

Other than being a great actor, Ed Asner is also an author. He has worked in the books like The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial, The Best of Gordon D. Shirreffs, Seven Days in May: A Play, and others.

Awards & Achievement

Ed Asner is one of the best actors in the television industry. He has been accoladed well for his work. He has won 25 awards till now in his career including Emmy Awards, Voice Actor Award, Golden Globe awards, and others. He is also nominated 47 times for his various roles. Ed is the only male actor in the history of Emmy Awards who have won seven Primetime Emmy awards for his role as Lou Grant. He has also won two times Life Achievement Award in the year 2005 and the year 2006.

Net Worth & Salary of Ed Asner in 2024

Ed Asner Net Worth 2019As of July 2024, Ed Asner has earned a net worth of $12.5 million. He has earned most of his net worth by his work in the role of Lou Grant. He has earned really well in this role. Ed has also earned well from his other acting works. Before joining the entertainment industry, Ed was a military man which has also contributed to his net worth. Ed has also authored nine books in his career till now.

Ed Asner is an American actor who has earned a net worth of $12.5 million. Ed started his career late after completing his military service but soon gained a lot of respect and love in the industry with his excellent acting skills. He performed really well on the camera and earned millions of fans around the world.


  1. Ed Asner. Well what can you say about a man who was brilliant in all forms of acting. This something that the majority of the present day actors should learn by is how to perform and not stand around like stuffed dummies also diction today they seem to whisper but they do not speak from deep in their bodies. That is I suppose because of microphones.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here