Ruta Lee
Ruta Lee
Celebrated Name: Ruta Lee
Real Name/Full Name: Ruta Mary Kilmonis
Gender: Female
Age: 89 years old
Birth Date: 30 May 1935
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality: Canadian-American
Height: 1.74m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Webster B. Lowe Jr. (m. 1976)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Ruta Lee Lesbian? No
Profession: Actress, Dancer
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Ruta Lee was one of the most prominent Canadian-American actress and dancer. We all know her for her dance performance as one of the brides in the most popular musical show named Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She had taken part in many massive movie projects.

Maybe you know about Ruta Lee 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 Ruta Lee’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

Ruta was born at the place called Montreal, Quebec, on 30 May 1935. Ruta Lee’s family relocated to Los Angeles, California, in the year 1948, where she graduated from Hollywood High School in 1954 and began to study acting and soon started performing in school plays. She attended Los Angeles City College, as well as the Los Angeles University of California.

Lee worked at Grauman ‘s Chinese Theater as a cashier, an usherette, and a candy girl, but one night she was fired because she was $40 short on her cash account at the end of her shift.

Personal Life

In 1976, Lee married Texas restaurant executive Webster B. Lowe Jr. They are very happy with their married life and is about to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in a couple of years. They share a considerable amount of time in different homes in Hollywood, Palm Springs, Fort Worth, and Mexico. She, unfortunately, has no children.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 May 1935, Ruta Lee is 89 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. Her height is 1.74 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.


Ruta Lee started acting in primary school productions at a very young age, but when she was just 12, her father sold his small clothing store chain. Then they all migrated to Los Angeles. Ruta Lee got enrolled in a school at Immaculate Heart High in Los Angeles in 1950 but later changed to Hollywood High, where she began to take her acting classes seriously.

Signed to an agent in 1952, she landed her first TV role as Ruta Kilmonis in an episode of Roy Rogers. She landed a role for Seven Brothers in Seven Brides two years later, and even though she was still in school, her acting career was set to take off.

Ruta Lee is most recognized as one of the brides in the 1954 film named Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. She has her name on more than 150 acting credits. Even for guest-starring Lee was remembered in a 1963 version of Rod Sterling’s The Twilight Zone. She was on game shows regularly, including “Hollywood Squares” and “What’s My Line? ”

She also co-hosted on High Rollers with Alex Trebek. On TV series Maverick. She was even part of shows like  The Lineup, U.S. Marshal, Gunsmoke, 77 Sunset Strip, Perry Mason, and the list goes on. She also appeared in multiple episodes of the TV series. To name a few, she participated in Adventures of Superman, Dragnet and the list grows on.

Awards & Achievements

Throughout her career, Ruta Lee has accomplished a great deal. She also earned a star for her contributions to the entertainment world on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A Golden Palm Star was dedicated to Lee in the year 1995 on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. The list of her accomplishments continues to grow strong.

Net Worth & Salary of Ruta Lee in 2024

Ruta Lee Net Worth
Ruta Lee Net Worth

As of July 2024, Ruta Lee is believed to have an estimated net worth of $5 million. Lee is known for being one of the brides in the movie Seven Brides for Seven Brothers in 1954. She has over 150 acting credits to her name. Thus her popularity has made her gain so much wealth.

Ruta Lee is the most prominent celebrity of Canadian-American origin as a television actress, best known as the hostess of the NBC version of High Rollers. We all hope that she does well at this age and continues to inspire young talents. She also supports getting work for new artists. We are glad to get to know such a great person.


  1. Ruta Lee is 1 of my favorite actors! I came to know her mostly from the many westerners she appeared in.She always had that look of beauty and the air of mystique. Looks like someone I would enjoy having a dinner with. Just to hear the many stories she has about her life of acting. I’ve always had a secret crush on her. LOL! I’m sure she’s just a wonderful person. God bless you Rita for all the enjoyment I’ve had watching you over the years!

  2. I worked with her in Annie Get Your Gun in Palm Desert Ca. I was her costume changer. She treated me well. She was high strung but always nice to me. Gave me a beautiful gift when it was over She never got mad or yelled even though costume changes could be stressful.

  3. How very interesting to read Ruta Lee was born in Montreal where I live. I was born in 1934 and am pleased that she is alive and hopefully very well. I saw her in Witness for the Prosecution and would very much to know her thoughts on working with Tyrone Power who was my first and still today, favorite actor.


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