Marion Ross
Marion Ross
Celebrated Name: Marion Ross
Real Name/Full Name: Marion Eileen Ross
Gender: Female
Age: 95 years old
Birth Date: 25 October 1928
Birth Place: Watertown, Minnesota, US
Nationality: American
Height: 1.57m
Weight: 71kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Freeman Meskimen (m. 1951–1969)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): No
Is Marion Ross Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Marion is a former American actress and voice actress who is renowned for her excellent god gifted talent. Receiving two Primetime Emmy Awards for her best-known role is that of Marion Cunningham on the channel ABC, where the sitcom featured Happy Days, on which she starred from 1974 until 1984.

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Early Life & Biography

Marion was born and brought up in the city of Carver County in Minnesota. Her parents were Gordon and Ellen Ross, who were the civilized natives of a county in Canada. Her initial days were spent in Waconia, but due to her father’s transfer, they had to move to Willmar and again to Albert Lea, Minnesota.

When she was only 13 years old, she changed the spelling of her name from Marian to Marion because she liked it that way. She was very passionate about acting, so she decided to pursue a career in the same field. She studied drama at MacPhail Center of the Arts. She was able to complete her schooling from South West High School. She completed her graduation from Point Loma High School, which is situated in San Diego.

Personal Life

Ross was raised in the city of Albert Lea and was the sole child of her parents. She got married to Freeman Herman in 1951.  She has a son named Jim Meskimen and daughter named Ellen Plummer Kreamer, who eventually grew up to become actors as well. Their marriage didn’t work out well and got a divorce in 1968. She again got married in 1988 to the actor named Paul Michael, who eventually died in the later part of 2011. She is currently residing in Los Angeles, California, with her family.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 25 October 1928, Marion is 95 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. Her height is 1.57m tall, and her weight is 71 kg.


Ross initiated her career in 1953 after she got a role in the television show where she played the role of an Irish maid. The series was named Life with Father for Two Years. She again featured as Ginny Thorpe in 1954 and later on NBC’s sitcom playing as Mary Williams. She again appeared as a teacher on another sitcom of ABC titled The Donna Reed Show.

She played several roles from 1978 to 1986 on the series The Love Boat, which rose her fame. She served as a regular series actress, playing Emily Haywood in between 1986 to 1992. Afterward, she featured in the comedy-drama Brooklyn Bridge, which continued from 1991 to 1993 for which she was won a Golden Globe Award. She was highly praised by the critics for her outstanding performance portraying the intense role.

Awards & Achievements

  • Grammy award for best actress
  • New York Times best voice Actress
  • Golden Globe award

Net Worth & Salary of Marion Ross in 2024

Marion Ross Net Worth
Marion Ross Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of around $10 million, and her main source of income is from her professional career as of April 2024. She has been a part of various movies and TV shows. Apart from being a known Actress, she has also been a very regular person in voice acting. Much of her Endorsements come from this profession.

In all, Marion is a great Actress and an example for many Youngsters to come. She has made her name in the industry and thus is respected a lot. Her work in Happy Days is critically appreciated, where she filed a $10 million breach-of-contract.


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