Tom Skerritt
Tom Skerritt
Celebrated Name: Tom Skerritt
Real Name/Full Name: Thomas Roy Skerritt
Gender: Male
Age: 90 years old
Birth Date: 25 August 1933
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.80 M
Weight: 80 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Julie Tokashiki (m. 1998), Sue Oran (m. 1977–1992), Charlotte Shanks (m. 1957–1972)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Erin Skerritt, Andy Skerritt, Matt Skerritt, Colin Skerritt, and Emi Skerritt.)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Tom Skerritt Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2024: $10 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Tom Skerritt is a popular American actor. His career began in 1962, and since then, he has worked in upwards of 40 films and 200 television episodes. He is most well-known for his role in the films, in “M*A*S*H,” “Top Gun,” “Up in Smoke,” and the TV series, “Picket Fences.” He has been the recipient of numerous awards and nominations in his career including, a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in for “Picket Fences.”

Maybe you know about Tom Skerritt very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Tom Skerritt’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

Tom Skerritt, whose full name is Thomas Roy Skerritt, was born on the 25th of August 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. to parents, Helen and Roy Skerritt. His father was a businessman, and he has two siblings. Coming to his education, he has attended Mackenzie High School, from where he graduated in 1953 and has also attended Wayne State University and the University of California, Los Angeles. He has served in the United States Air Force as a classifications specialist for four years as well.

Personal Life

Tom Skerritt married Charlotte Shanks in 1957, but they got divorced 15 years later in 1972. Together, they have three children, Erin Skerritt, Andy Skerritt, and Matt Skerritt. He then married Sue Oran in 1977, but they got divorced in 1992. Together, they have a son, Colin Skerritt.  He then married Julie Tokashiki in 1998, and they have been together ever since. The couple has one daughter, Emi Skerritt.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on the 25th of August 1933, Tom Skerritt is 90 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.80 M tall, and his weight is 80 Kg.


Tom Skerritt began his career in 1962 with the war film, “War Hunt.” His popular film appearances include “M*A*S*H” (1970), “Up in Smoke” (1978), “Alien” (1979), and “Top Gun” (1986). He has also appeared in the critically acclaimed film, “A River Runs Through It” (1992). In 1963, he guest-starred in the sci-fi TV series, “My Favorite Martian” (1963). He has also guest-starred in an episode of the situational comedy TV series, “The Real McCoys” (1963).

Tom played multiple roles in the TV series, “Death Valley Days.” He has appeared in 5 episodes each of the TV series, “Twelve O’Clock High” (1964-1967) and “Gunsmoke” (1965-1972). One of his most popular and successful roles was in the TV series, “Picket Fences” (1992-1996), which brought him an Emmy Award win. He has also starred in the TV film, “Homeland Security” (2004) and the TV mini-series, “The Grid” (2004). He has worked in the mini-series, “Fallen” (2006). In 2017, he starred in the film, “Lucky.” Also, he is the founder and the chairman of the digital media company, Heyou Media.

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Tom Skerritt:

  • He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama for his performance in the TV series “Picket Fences” for the years 1994 and 1995.
  • He was the winner of the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in the TV series “Picket Fences” in 1993.
  • In 1977, he became the winner of the NBR Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film, “The Turning Point.”

Net Worth & Salary of Tom Skerritt in 2024

Tom Skerritt Net Worth
Tom Skerritt Net Worth

As of February 2024, Tom Skerritt has gathered a net worth of $10 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his acting career. He has been a part of several movies including, “M*A*S*H,” “Top Gun,” and “Up in Smoke.” He is most popular for his role in the TV series, “Picket Fences” (1992-1996), for which he earned an Emmy Award win. Besides, he is the founder and the chairman of the digital media company, Heyou Media.

Tom Skerritt has been a great actor, and his list of awards and achievements proves that. One lesson we can all learn from his life is his willingness to keep on working and improving himself. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he keeps entertaining us like he always has.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here