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Suzanne Somers Net Worth, Biography, and Career

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Suzanne Marie Somers (née Mahoney) professionally known as Suzanne Somers is a 76-year-old American actress, author, singer, businesswoman, and health spokesperson born on October 16th, 1946  in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California.

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Popular Name: Suzanne Somers
Real Name: Suzanne Marie Somers (née Mahoney)
Birth Date: October 16th, 1946
Birth Place: San Francisco Suburb of San Bruno, California
Age: 67 years old
Gender: Female
Nationality/Citizenship: American
Height: 5 feet
Weight: 63 kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Alan Hamel
Children: Bruce Somers Jr.
Profession:  Actress, Author, Singer, Businesswoman, Health Spokesperson
Years active: 1963-present
Net Worth:  $100 million
Last Updated: 2022

 

Suzanne Somers Biography

Suzanne Marie Somers (née Mahoney) professionally known as Suzanne Somers is a 76-year-old American actress, author, singer, businesswoman, and health spokesperson born on October 16th, 1946  in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California.

Suzanne Somers became popular after she appeared in the television show “Three’s Company” as Chrissy Snow, and as Carol Foster Lambert on ”Step by Step”.

Somers stands 5 feet high and weighs 63 kilograms. She is the third child among four children of Irish-American Catholic Parents.

Suzanne Somers’s father, Francis Mahoney, was a laborer and gardener and her mother, Marion Elizabeth, was a medical secretary.

Suzanne Somers had her education at Capuchino High School and was also a cheerleader at Mercy High School in Burlingame, California.

Concerning her love, and family life, Suzanne Somers got married to Bruce Somers in 1965, at the age of 19, and they had a son, Bruce Jr., and they ended their marriage in 1968.

Suzanne Somers after she divorced Bruce Somers got started dating Alan Hamel, and they got married in 1977.

In 2000, Suzanne Somers was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer and had a lumpectomy to remove the cancer, and thereafter, radiation therapy was carried out.

In January 2007, a press reported that Suzanne Somers’ home had been burnt down by a wildfire in Southern California.

Suzanne Somers Net Worth

Suzanne Somers net worth majorly comes from filming and screen appearances, her various business ventures, and the sales of numerous books.

Suzanne Somers net worth is currently estimated at one hundred million US Dollars ($100, 000,000).

Suzanne Somers Acting Career

Early Acting Roles

Suzanne Somers started her acting career with minor roles during the late 1960s and the early 1970s.

In Somers’s early years, she promoted her book of poetry, and bit parts in movies, like the “Blonde in the white Thunderbird” in American Graffiti, and an episode of the American version of the sitcom Lotsa Luck in the early 1970s.

Suzanne Somers also appeared in The Rockford Files in 1974 and played a topless “pool girl” in Magnum Force in 1973.

Somers also was also featured as a guest on ”The Six Million Dollar Man”, in the 1977 episode “Cheshire Project,” where she portrayed a passenger on the first episode of The Love Boat.

Suzanne Somers also had a guest appearance in a 1976 episode of ”One Day at a Time”, and subsequently had her most popular role as the ditzy blonde “Chrissy Snow” on the ABC sitcom Three’s Company in 1977.

In the same year 1977, Suzanne Somers was a celebrity panelist on Match Game, appearing with her second and current husband Alan Hamel on Tattletales.

Suzanne Somers had a role in the ABC sitcom Three’s Company in January 1977 portraying Chrissy Snow, a stereotypical dumb blonde,  an office secretary.

Suzanne Somers at the beginning of Three’s Company’s fifth season in late 1980 demanded a huge salary increase from $30,000 to $150,000 for each episode and 10 percent ownership of the show’s profits.

Her demands were turned down, and Suzanne Somers refused to appear in the second and fourth episodes of the season.

Somers ended the remaining season on her contract. Still, her role was reduced to just 60 seconds in each episode, appearing only in the episode’s closing tag in which Chrissy calls the trio’s apartment from her parents’ home.

Somers was fired from the program and her contract was terminated the contract, She file a $2 million suit, claiming” her credibility in show business had been damaged”.

An arbitrator settled the lawsuit deciding that Suzanne Somers was owed $30,000, as a result of a single missed episode for which she had not been paid.

Suzanne Somers in 1983 through her Hamel/Somers Productions signed a deal with Columbia Pictures Television.

After 20 years, Suzanne Somers and her Three’s Company co-star John Ritter reconciled their friendship of not speaking to each other, not too long before John Ritter died in 2003.

Playboy Pictorials

Suzanne Somers was featured in two Playboy cover-feature nude pictorials, in 1980 and 1984.

Somers’s first nude photos were taken by Stan Malinowski in February 1970 when she was still a struggling model and actress and did a test photo shoot for the magazine.

Suzanne Somers was accepted as a Playmate candidate in 1971, however, he declined to pose nude before the actual shoot.

Somers appeared on ”The Tonight Show”, and denied she ever posed nude. Playboy publish some photos from the 1970 Malinowski shoot a decade before, in 1980 as evidence.

Suzanne Somers filed a suit against Playboy and settled for $50,000  that was donated to charity, at least $10,000 of it going to the Easter Seals.

Career as Spokeswoman for the Thighmaster

Suzanne Somers during the 1980s became a Las Vegas entertainer, and in the early 1990s, she was the spokeswoman in a series of infomercials for the Thighmaster.

Somers was named a legend in the industry, and in May 2014, Direct Marketing Response, Suzanne Somers was in the infomercial Hall of Fame.

She’s the Sheriff

At the peak of  Suzanne Somers’s exposure as an official spokesperson for Thighmaster infomercials, she made her first return to a series, though not on network television.

In 1987, Somers was featured in the sitcom” She’s the Sheriff”, which ran in first-run syndication, portraying a widow with two young kids who filled the shoes of her late husband, a sheriff of a Nevada town.

Step by Step

Suzanne Somers 1990 returned to network TV, appearing in various guest roles and made-for-TV movies, majorly for ABC.

Somers appeared in ”Rich Men”, and “Single Women”, and thereby attracted the attention of Lorimar Television and Miller-Boyett Productions while developing a new sitcom.

Suzanne Somers in September 1991, got back to series TV in the sitcom Step By Step alongside Patrick Duffy, which became a success on ABC’s youth-oriented TGIF lineup.

One week after the premiere of Step By Step, a two-hour biopic of Suzanne Somers being featured as Suzanne Somers, titled ”Keeping Secrets”

Candid Co-host

Suzanne Somers from 1997 to 1999  co-hosted the revised Candid Camera show with Peter Funt when CBS brought it back.

Suzanne Somers was on the show for a couple of years before PAX TV renewed the series without her.

Suzanne Somers Television Works; Appearances and Hosting

  • Anniversary Game (1969 1970)
  • Mantrap (1971 to 1973)
  • Lotsa Luck (1974)
  • The Rockford Files– The Big Ripoff (1974)
  • Sky Heist (1975)
  • The Six Million Dollar Man (1977)
  • Starsky & Hutch (1975 to 1979)
  • Match Game (1977)
  • The Love Boat (1977)
  • Tattletales (1977)
  • Three’s Company (1977 to 1981)
  • Happily Ever After (1978)
  • Zuma Beach (1978)
  • Hollywood Wives (1985)
  • Goodbye Charlie (1985)
  • She’s the Sheriff (1987 to 1989)
  • Rich Men, Single Women (1990)
  • Step by Step (1991 to 98)
  • Keeping Secrets (1991)
  • Exclusive (1992)
  • The Suzanne Somers Show (1994to 1995)
  • Full House (1994)
  • Seduced by Evil (1994)
  • 8-Track Flashback (1995 to 1998)
  • Devil’s Food (1996)
  • Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade (1996)
  • Love-Struck (1997)
  • Candid Camera (co-host from 1997 to 2000)
  • No Laughing Matter (1998)
  • The Darklings (1999)
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2009)
  • ShopNBC
  • The Suzanne Show (2012)
  • The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2013)
  • Dancing with the Stars (2015)
  • Home & Family (2017)

Suzanne Filmography

  • Bullitt (1968)
  • Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting (1969)
  • Fools (1970)
  • American Graffiti (1973)
  • Magnum Force (1973)
  • It Happened at Lakewood Manor (1977)
  • Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977)
  • Zuma Beach (1978)
  • Yesterday’s Hero (1979)
  • Nothing Personal (1980)
  • Totally Minnie (1987)
  • Serial Mom as Suzanne Somers  (1994)
  • Rusty: A Dog’s Tale (1998)
  • Say It Isn’t So (2001)

Suzanne Somers Books and Publications

  • Touch Me: The Poems of Suzanne Somers(1980).
  • Keeping Secrets. Warner Books (1987)
  • Wednesday’s Children: Adult Survivors of Abuse Speak Out (1992)
  • After the Fall: How I Picked Myself Up, Dusted Myself Off, and Started All Over Again (1998)
  • Suzanne Somers’ Get Skinny on Fabulous Food (1999)
  • Suzanne Somers’ 365 Ways to Change Your Life (1999)
  • Suzanne Somers’ Eat, Cheat, and Melt the Fat Away (2001)
  • Suzanne Somers’ Eat Great, Lose Weight (Miniature Editions ed.)( 2001)
  • Somersize Desserts ( 2001)
  • Suzanne Somers’ Fast and Easy: Lose Weight the Somersize Way with Quick, Delicious Meals for the Entire Family! (2004)
  • The Sexy Years: Discover the Hormone Connection – The Secret to Fabulous Sex, Great Health, and Vitality, for Women and Men(2004)
  • Somersize Chocolate (2004)
  • Suzanne Somers’ Slim and Sexy Forever: The Hormone Solution for Permanent Weight Loss and Optimal Living (2005)
  • Somersize Cocktails: 30 Sexy Libations from Cool Classics to Unique Concoctions to Stir Up Any Occasion (2005)
  • Somersize Appetizers: 30 Scintillating Starters to Tantalize Your Tastebuds at Every Occasion(2005)
  • Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones (2006)
  • Breakthrough: Eight Steps to Wellness. Crown(2008)
  • Knockout: Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer – And How to Prevent Getting It in the First Place(2009)
  • Stay Young & Sexy with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement: The Science Explained. Smart Publications(2009)
  • Sexy Forever: How to Fight Fat after Forty(2010)
  • The Sexy Forever Recipe Bible. Crown (2011)
  • Bombshell: Explosive Medical Secrets That Will Redefine Aging(2012)
  • I’m Too Young for This!: The Natural Hormone Solution to Enjoy Perimenopause(2013)
  • TOX-SICK: From Toxic to Not Sick. Harmony Books(2015)
  • Two’s Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned In Love, Life & Business. Harmony Books(2017)

Conclusion

Suzanne Somers has had a successful career in acting, music, business, and even writing, and in all of these, she could be simply described as one of the most successful multi-career women in the world.

With her level of industriousness, it is believed an expected that Suzanne Somers net worth will increase in subsequent time.

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