Mary Tyler Moore Net Worth

$60 Million

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What was Mary Tyler Moore’s net worth?

Net Worth:$60 Million
Born:December 29, 1936
Died:January 25, 2017 (Age 80)
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Professional Actress
Last Updated:July 3, 2022


Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress from Brooklyn, New York City.

We mostly know Mary from her roles in the television show ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ (1970). Her roles on both ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ was often broke from stereotypical images of women with pushed gender forms.

Moore died in 2017; her death was caused by Pneumonia.

At her time of passing, Moore’s net worth was estimated to be $60 Million.


Early Life

Mary Tyler Moore was born in Brooklyn, New York City on the 29th of December, 1936.

She was born to George and Marjorie Moore. Moore was the oldest of three children. When she was at the age of 8 the family moved to Los Angeles. Mary was raised as a Catholic, and she attended St. Rose of Lime until she reached the third grade.

Moore later attended Saint Ambrose School in Los Angeles followed by Immaculate Heart High School in California.



Moore started her career as a dancer when she was 17 years old.

She starred as Happy Hotpoint on Hotpoint appliances in TV commercials during the 1950s series Ozzie and Harriet which was her first job.

Her first television role was in 1957 when she played a mysterious telephone receptionist in ‘Richard Diamond, Private Detective’.

In 1960 she guest starred in two episodes of the William Bendix-Doug McClure NBC series. A year later Moore got her big parts in movies and television, including ‘Bourbon Street Beat’, ‘Surfside Six’, ‘Steve Canyon’, Hawaiian Eye’, ‘Thriller’, and ‘Lock-Up’.

She made her debut in her first movie ‘X-15’ which is a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane program that also starred Charles Bronson and David McLean.

Moore and her husband Grant Tinker founded MTM Enterprises in 1969 which produced ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and other films and television shows.

In 1981 she was nominated for the Academy Awards and she won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture Actress. Between 2001 and 2005 she guest starred on ‘The Ellen Show’, Hot in Cleveland’ and ‘That 70s Show’.

Moore appeared in a number of television movies including ‘Run a Crooked Mile’, ‘Rhoda’, ‘Stolen Babies’ and ‘The Gin Game Mary’.

At her time of passing, Moore’s net worth was estimated to be $60 Million.

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Here are some of the best highlights of Mary Tyler Moore’s career:

  • The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
  • MTM Enterprises (1969)
  • Change of Habit (1969)
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)
  • Broadway plays (1980)
  • Tony Awards (1980)
  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • Academy Awards ‘Best Actress’ (1981)
  • Golden Globe Awards ‘Best Actress’ (1981)
  • Six Weeks (1982)
  • Television Hall of Fame (1986)
  • American Comedy Awards (1987)
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame (1992)
  • Wrote two memoirs (1995)
  • TV Land (2002)


Favorite Quotes from Mary Tyler Moore

There are certain things about me that I will never tell anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I’m independent, I do like to be like, I do look for the good side of life and people. I’m positive, I’m disciplined, I like my life in order, and I’m neat as a pin. – Mary Tyler Moore 

“And that’s what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never a compromising of character.” – Mary Tyler Moore

“Reruns are wonderful because it usually indicates that they had something going for them, to begin with, and that’s why you’re still looking at them. And in both my shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show and the last one, they were so well written and so good they hold up.” – Mary Tyler Moore

“My peripheral vision has been severely limited because of my diabetes, which means I can see just fine looking straight ahead. But if I am at a function with lots of people, I am constantly bumping into people – even kicking them!” – Mary Tyler Moore

“And the sculptor woman was so clever in the way she did it. She had the beret just about to leave my hand. So it’s attached to this finger and that’s what will keep it there. And I’m looking up at it, so there’s no question but that that beret is going to fly.” – Mary Tyler Moore 



Mary Moore was a phenomenal actress and has delivered many memorable performances throughout over her years. She was able to push herself and fulfill her dream of becoming a world-famous actress.

At her time of passing, Moore’s net worth was estimated to be $60 Million.

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