Lily Tomlin– Biography, Facts & Life Story
Lily Tomlin is a famous American actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. She is also a recipient of a Grammy Award and multiple Emmy Awards.
Additionally, she is the recipient of many awards, including ‘Primetime Emmys,’ ‘Tony Award,’ ‘Woman in Film Crystal Award,’ and ‘Grammy Award.’ After 42 years of courtship, she married writer/producer Jane Wagner in 2013.
When did Lily Tomlin come out as Transgender?
Lily Tomlin refused to come out as a lesbian because she feared her mother’s response. Additionally, she held up until her mother’s death a decade ago to admit that she is gay and was in love with her long-time collaborator Jane Wagner.
Considering her choice to keep her sexuality a secret, Lily said: “My mother would have died. Literally. If she’d lived to see me come out. “Bless her heart, she was Southern, essentially fundamentalist, but she was also very witty and sweet and kind and she adored Jane.
She died 10 years ago, at the age of 91. So that was always kind of a dilemma for me.” Meanwhile, Lily additionally uncovered she also turned down films that said “thoughtless things about women”.
Lily Tomlin- Early Life
How old is Lily Tomlin?- Lily Tomlin was born Mary Jean Tomlin in Detroit, Michigan, the United States on September 1, in the year 1939. Currently, she will be 84 years old in 2023 and her zodiac sign is Virgo. Her father Guy Tomlin who was a factory worker and her mother, Lillie Mae who was a nurse’s aide. She has one brother, Richard Tomlin. Tomlin holds an American nationality and mixed (English- German) ethnicity.
For Lily’s education, she passed out from Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan in 1957. Then, she attended the Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and took up Biology as her major. However, after some audition tryouts, she changed her major to Acting. Hence, she also studied acting in HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
Lily Tomlin- Relationship Status
Lily Tomlin has been in a relationship with a writer, director, and producer, Jane Wagner, since 1971. Additionally, they were introduced to each other by a common friend, actress Betty Beaird, in New York. It was only on December 31, the year 2013, that Lily and Jane tied the knot in a private ceremony in Los Angeles, California. Moreover, the couple has been happily together and has also supported each other professionally.
Lily Tomlin- Wiki and Facts
|Real Name||Lily Tomlin|
|Birthday||September 1, 1939|
|Birthplace||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (English- German)|
|Mother’s Name||Lillie Mae|
|Father’s Name||Guy Tomlin|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.67m)|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Body Measurement||35-25-36 inches|
|Relationship Status||In Relationship|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Brands||Fidelity Investments, All detergent, WebEx|
Lily Tomlin: Net Worth 2022/2023
What is Lily Tomlin’s net worth?- She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. As an actress, she has an average salary of $45,648. Also, as a writer, she earns about $54,987, as a singer, she has about $51,773.
Awards and Nomination
Tomlin has received several prestigious awards like ‘Primetime Emmys’, a special ‘Tony Award’ for her Broadway show, ‘Tony Award’ for ‘Best Actress’, ‘Women in Film Crystal Award’, ‘Mark Twain Prize’, and as well as a ‘Grammy Award’. On March 16, the year 2012, Lily Tomlin and her partner Jane Wagner received the 345th star on the Walk of Stars in Palm Springs, California. She also received a ‘Grammy’ nomination for ‘Best Comedy Recording’ for the album, ‘And That’s The Truth’.
In December the year 2014, she was also one of five honorees for the annual Kennedy Center Honors. Likewise, Tomlin won a ‘Tony Award’ for the show called ‘The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’, which was later adapted into a motion picture. Also, she received the ‘Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award’ in 2017.
Rumors and Controversy
She doesn’t seem to be involved in any rumors and controversies to date. As being an introvert, she has kept herself out of any type of scandal and controversy.
Lily Tomlin- Height, Weight
How tall is Lily Tomlin?- Lily has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs is 57Kg. Her body measurement is 35-25-36 inches and her bra size is 35B. She has dark salt & pepper and blue eyes.
Social Media Appearance
Tomlin is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter. She has more than 72K followers on Facebook, about 87.3K followers on Twitter.