Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
Celebrated Name: Mary Steenburgen
Real Name/Full Name: Mary Nell Steenburgen
Gender: Female
Age: 71 years old
Birth Date: 8 February 1953
Birth Place: Newport, Arkansas, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 58kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Malcolm McDowell (m. 1980; div. 1990), Ted Danson (m. 1995)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Charlie McDowell, Lilly McDowell)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mary Steenburgen Lesbian? No
Profession: Actor, Songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Mary Steenburgen is one of the most prominent American actress and a songwriter. She is also well known for her singing abilities. She got famous for the different awards she has achieved for playing different roles, in some blockbuster movies like Melvin and Howard.

Maybe you know about Mary Steenburgen very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mary Steenburgen’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

Steenburgen was conceived in the town of Newport in Arkansas. Her parents were Nellie Mae and Maurice Hoffman Steenburgen. Her mother worked as a  school board secretary. Her father was a train conductor and was posted at Missouri Pacific Railroad. She is of Dutch and English descendant. She even has a sister who is a teacher. Her name is Nancy Kelly.

She got herself enrolled at Hendrix College in 1971. There she studied drama and developed on her acting skills. She was made to travel to Dallas as her teacher insisted she does. There she got successfully auditioned for a drama show called New York’s Neighbourhood Playhouse.

Personal Life

In 1978, Mary Steenburgen, during her work in the movie, Time After Time, fell in love with her co-actor,  Malcolm McDowell. As time went by, they got married in the year 1980. The couple welcomed their son Charlie McDowell. They were even blessed with a daughter who was named Lilly. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last, and they got separated in 1990.

In the year 1995, she got married to Ted Danson, whom she had met on the sets of ‘Pontiac Moon.’

She is even a very close friend of Hillary Clinton. She also helped her in the Presidential Campaign.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on DOB, Mary Steenburgen is 71 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 1.73 m tall, and her weight is 58 kg.


After Mary was selected for the New York City’s Drama named, ‘Neighborhood Playhouse,’ she settles in Manhattan. There she studied acting. To sustain there, she had to very odd jobs for a couple of years.

Jack Nicholson discovered her after she gave her best performance in 1978. He found her in the reception room of Paramount’s office in New York. She was signed for the lead actress role in his second movie named, ‘Goin South.’ The following year Mary joined and worked for the film Time After Time. There she co-starred with Malcolm McDowell.

Mary’s fame accelerated after her third work, ’Melvin and Howard,’ in 1980. There she had the role of a girl named Lynda Dummar. The movie made her get nominated for six different awards categories, including a Golden Glode award.

Mary has even worked in television series, namely ‘Back to the Future’ in the year 1991-92. The Ink was her second TV series, which was broadcast in the year 1996-97. She even made multiple small guest appearances in many shows.

Awards & Achievements

Mary Steenburgen has a great list of achievements to show to the world. In 1978 for the film ‘Goin South, ’ Mary was nominated for the Golden Globe Award. She even has a Saturn Award for Best Actress. This was won for her acting in the movie ‘Time After Time.’ Mary adds six more awards for her outstanding works in different movies and television series. This includes the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Award. Her major works include the film, ‘Melvin and Howard.’ She also adds awards that she had won for the television series that she had taken part in.

Net Worth & Salary of Mary Steenburgen in 2024

Mary Steenburgen Net Worth
Mary Steenburgen Net Worth

As of July 2024, Mary Steenburgen has an approximate net worth of $25 million. This, she has been able to earn the fortune with the outstanding work she had put into the works of her. She even made a great deal from the brand endorsements. Wealth includes earnings and possession.

Mary Steenburgen is one of the most prominent American actress and a songwriter. She is also well known for her singing abilities. Mary’s fame accelerated after her third work, ’Melvin and Howard,’ in 1980. Her major works include the movie, ‘Melvin and Howard.’ She was proved to be one of the best actors in the industry. I hope she works in many forthcoming films.


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