|Celebrated Name:||Julia Newmar|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Julia Chalene Newmeyer|
|Age:||90 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 16, 1933|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, US|
|Height:||5’11” (180 cm)|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||J. Holt Smith (M. 1977–1984)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||John Jewel Smith|
|Is Julia Newmar Lesbian?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$110 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Julie Newmar is a US actress, dancer, real-estate tycoon, and lingerie designer. She became a pop culture icon for portraying the character of “Catwoman” in the television series ‘Batman.’ For her curves, and the alluring, and sensual characters that she portrayed on screen, she was widely viewed as one of the sex-symbols in her career.
Some of her best-known movies include ‘Mackenna’s Gold,’ ‘The Marriage-Go-Round,’ ‘Cyber-C.H.I.C.,’ ‘To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar’, and ‘Ghosts Can’t Do It.’ She has also earned a lot of recognition on television for starring in series like ‘My Living Doll,’ ‘Route 66’, ‘Love, American Style,’ and ‘Star Trek: The Original Series.’ She also runs a real estate business in LA.
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Early Life & Biography
Newmar was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the oldest of all of her three siblings. Her father’s name is Don, and the mother’s name is Helen Newmeyer. Her father has been the chief of the Physical Education Department, Los Angeles City College. Her father has played professional level US football in the 1920s. Her Swedish-French mother had been a fashion designer who later became a real estate investor.
Her two younger brothers, are Peter Bruce Newmeyer (born in 1935), and John A. Newmeyer (born in 1940). Julie started dancing when she was a teenager. At the age of fifteen, she performed as a “prima ballerina” with the LA Opera.
Julie got married to a lawyer, J. Holt Smith, on August 5, 1977. They gave birth to one child, ‘John Jewel Smith’, in February 1981. He developed Down syndrome and hearing impairment. The couple divorced in 1984. Julie suffers from an incurable tooth disease ‘Charcot–Marie.’ This is an inherited neurological situation that impacts one in every 2,500 Americans
Julie has faced a lawsuit with her neighbor, an actor named Jim Belushi. The battle was over the size of the shared fence. However, the dispute ended amicably.
Julie is also an avid gardener; she initiated temporary restrictions on the use of leaf blowers with the LA City Council.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 16 1933, Julia Newmar is 90 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. Her height is 5 ft 11 inches tall, and her weight is 90 kg.
In 2003, Julie appeared in the comedy movie ‘Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt.’ It was followed by a few other documentaries that include 2010’s ‘Beautiful Darling,’ 2012’s ‘Bettie Page Reveals All,’ and 2013’s ‘Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age.’
Julie was also featured in the music video 1992 single “Too Funky.” She played the role of a cameo in the 1995 movie “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything!”. She is appreciated for her voice work that includes the 2016’s animated movie Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, and 2017’s Batman vs. Two-Face where she re-enacted her character as ‘Catwoman’ fifty years after the original TV series. This opportunity was a great boost in her career and established her as a star.
From 1966 to 1967, she was starred as ‘Catwoman’ in the Batman television series. Her dancing potential was seen and appreciated in the Ziegfield Follies. Julie has been a stage actor who appeared in Alice in Wonderland, Damn Yankees, Li’l Abner, and more.
Some of the critically acclaimed plays are ‘Silk Stockings,’ ‘Irma La Douce,’ ‘Li’l Abner’, and ‘Once There Was a Russian.’
In addition to it, she manages other ventures side by side. She is a writer, real estate mogul, and lingerie inventor.
Awards & Achievements
Julie Newmar’s brother is gay. She has always advocated for LGBT rights. For her remarkable contributions, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing’ organization honored her the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2013.
Julie Newmar is a popular US actress, singer, and dancer who is well-known for her commendable performance on screen, stage, TV roles screen.
Julie has won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress for her role in the 1958 Broadway making of The Marriage-Go-Round in 1958. She also reprised this role in her 1961 movie version.
She received immense popularity for starring in two seasons in TV series Batman (1966–1967) as Catwoman. Her other notable stage performances include the Ziegfeld Follies (1956), Damn Yankees! (1961), Irma in Irma la Douce (1965), and more.
Julie Newmar got nominated for Golden Globe Awards for Most Promising Newcomer – Female. She got the nomination for the same award under the category Best TV Star – Female.
Net Worth & Salary of Julia Newmar in 2023
Julie Newmar is known for her remarkable performances in US television shows, and movies. Looking at her contribution, her net worth is calculated to be $110 Million as of December 2023. The major sources of her net worth are acting, dancing, singing, and business.
Between 1964 to 1965, she performed in the television series “My Living Doll.” She got stardom from her role of ‘Catwoman’ in the television series “Batman.”
She made her way into films from 1952 She’s Working Her Way Through College. This was followed by numerous films that include ‘Just for You,’ ‘Serpent of the Nile,’ ‘The I Don’t Care, Girl,’ ‘The Band Wagon,’ ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,’ ‘The Farmer Takes a Wife,’ Li’l Abner, ‘Mackenna’s Gold,’ ‘Hysterical,’ ‘The Rookie, For Love or Money,’ ‘Real Men,’ ‘Deep Space,’ ‘Evils of the Night,’ ‘Oblivion, and To Wong Foo,’ ‘Thanks for Everything!’ and ‘Ghosts Can’t Do It’’.
In addition to her remarkable acting performances in movies and films, she has also been a highly successful designer-entrepreneur who has invented the ‘Nudemar’ pantyhose, a near to invisible brassiere and shaping pantyhose.
Julie has also been a successful real estate investor who has to date made hefty investments in the Fairfax area. These investments are made towards the redevelopment of this area. Julie also
Julie Newmar is an accomplished actress and ballerina who is known for her creative onstage and onscreen presence. For her long-standing and successful career in the entertainment industry, she has garnered immense fame and reputation in the industry.