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Tina Louise Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Tina Louise worth? $6 million

How did Tina Louise earn her money and wealth?

Tina Louise was born on February 11, 1934. She is an American actress and singer and is best known for her roles in sitcoms like Gilligan’s Island. At the age of just two years, Tina got her first acting role, after being observed in a commercial for her father’s candy store. She played many roles until she decided it was best to emphasis on school work. By the age of 17, Louise started studying acting, singing, and dancing.

During her early years, she was offered modeling contracts. She made her acting debut came in 1952 in the Company, Bette Davis musical revue Two, followed by roles in other productions of Broadway, such as Almanac of John Murray Anderson, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? and The Fifth Season. She appeared in early live television series and dramas as Studio One, Appointment with Adventure and Producers’ Showcase. In 1957, she featured on Broadway in the hit musical Lil Abner. Her album, It’s Time for Tina, was released in 1957, with songs like “I’m in the Mood for Love” and “Embraceable You”.

In 1959, she featured in Day of the Outlaw, along with Robert Ryan. After this,  She became the first choice for big guns like Richard Widmark and Robert Taylor often playing muted roles. She also rejected roles in Li’lAbner and Operation Petticoat accepting roles on Broadway and in Italian cinema and Hollywood. Among her, more prominent Italian film praises were the historical movie Garibaldi released in 1960, directed by Roberto Rossellini, that focused on Garibaldi’s struggles to join the Italian states in 1860. When Louise returned to the United States, she began studying with Lee Strasberg and ultimately became a member of the Actors Studio.

In 1962, she was invited as the guest on the sitcom The Real McCoys, portraying the role of a country girl from West Virginia in an episode named “Grandpa Pygmalion”. After two years, earlier to the development of Gilligan’s Island, she acted with Bob Denver in the beach party flick For Those Who Think Young. The role in the Broadway musical Fade Out-Fade In made Louise a pop icon of the period, and in 2005 an episode of TV Land Top Ten listed her as second next to Heather Locklear as the greatest of television’s sex symbols of all-time.

After 1967, Louise continued to work in movies and made numerous guest appearances in many television shows. Other notable movies she did during her career includes The Wrecking Crew, The Trap, For Those Who Think Young etc. In 1966, she married TV announcer, Les Crane. Both divorced in 1971 and had one daughter Caprice Crane.

What are the highest grossing movies of Tina Lousie?

  1.     The Stepford Wives (1975): $4 million
  2.     The Wrecking Crew (1968): $2.4 million
  3.     The Trap (1959): $1.1 million
  4.     The Hangman (1959): $1 million
  5.     For Those Who Think Young (1964): $1,600,000

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