Michael Learned
Michael Learned
Celebrated Name: Michael Learned
Full Name: Michael Learned
Gender: Female
Age: 85 years old
Birth Date: 9 April 1939
Birth Place: Washington, District of Colombia, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 62 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): John Doherty (m. 1988), Glenn Chadwick (m. 1974–1977), Peter Donat (m. 1956–1972)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Lucas Donat, Caleb Donat, Chris Donat)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Michael Learned Lesbian? No
Profession: Actress
Salary: $50000 To $200000
Net Worth in May 2024: $4 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Michael learned he is one of the many American actresses who is popular for her incredible acting skills. Her ever best performance was as Olivia Walton in The Walton series. She is the four-time holder Primetime Emmy Award. But even at the end of the series, her career didn’t fade away.

Maybe you know about Michael Learned 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 Michael Learned’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

Learned was born in Washington, D.C. Her father, Bruce Learned, worked for the U.S state department. Her grandfather was also an attaché for the United States Embassy in Rome. She is the eldest of her five sisters.

Michael Learned spent her first ten years of childhood on a Connecticut farm. When she learned it was 11, they moved to Austria. Where she attended Arts Educational School, Tring, during her studies, she was inspired by the theatre and decided to make acting her life. Learned doesn’t know why her father named her a Masculine Michael, but her father did tell her that if she was a boy, I would name you Caleb, but you are a girl, so I will call you Michael.

Personal Life:

When she was 17, Michael Learned married Peter Donat in 1956. Together they had three sons, Named as Lucas Donat, Caleb Donat, and Chris Donat. She learned acting while rehearsing for the Shakespeare Festival in both the U.S and Canada.

In the 1970s, Learned and her husband Peter acted together at American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco. While acting at ACT, her greatness in acting was spotted by Lee Rich. Lee gave her a role as Olivia Walton in a television series The Walton. And from there, her career as an actress boosted up.

After 17 years of their marriage, Peter Donat and Learned divorced in 1972. Then in 1974, she married Glenn Chadwick, but their marriage didn’t last long, and they divorced in 1977.

She married William parker IV in 1979, but after ten years of their marriage, they got a divorce. And then she married John Doherty in 1988, and they are still together.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 April 1939, Michael Learned is 85 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. Her height is 1.7 m tall, and her weight is 62 kg.


The Walton was the first and successful series of Learned. On the Walton, she was introduced as Miss Michael learned, so the viewers don’t confuse her with the male gender. During the casting of The Walton, learned and the co-star Will Geer appeared together in 1974 for the movie Hurricane.

In 1980, Michael Learned was starred as Nurse Mary Benjamin in a Hospital drama Nurse. The nurse lasted from 1980 to 1981. She has also starred in unsuccessful two dramas, Hothouse and Living dolls.

In 2005, Learned was starred as Judge Helen Turner in All my Children and One life to live. She was also guest-starred as a ghost in the secret of World of Alex Mack. The famous actress was also guest-starred as Mrs. Wilk in five episodes of Scrubs. She cast over 34 Movies and over 26 Television Series.

Awards & Achievements:

  • Learned is a four-time Nominee of Golden Globes USA as Best Actress in a Television Series-drama for The Walton.
  • Michael Learned also won the Primetime Emmy awards for four times as Outstanding lead Actress in a Drama Series for The Walter, and  She was also four times Nominee of Primetime Emmy for The Walton.
  • In 2014, she was two times nominee in Film Festival USA as Best Supporting Actress for her two movies Unplugged and The Parcel.
  • In 2019, she won the best actress reward in the Hollywood Women’s Film Festival for her movie second acts.
  • Michael Learned also won a Lifetime achievement award in Las Vegas International film for her movie Second Acts.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Learned in 2024:

Michael Learned Net Worth
Michael Learned Net Worth

As of May 2024, The net worth of Michael Learned is $4 million, and her salary is approx. 50000 USD to 200000 USD. Her main source of income is as an actress. Michael Learned earned this enormous amount of money from her role in Second acts, The Walton, Nurse, Unplugged, The parcel, and the list goes on.

Michael Learned is one of the most famous actresses in Hollywood. She was inspired by acting from her childhood. The Walton completely changed her life for sure. And no wonder she would miss her times as Olivia Walton back in 1972.



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