Lily Tomlin Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Husband, Career, and Net Worth 

Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin is an American actress. She is also an accomplished comedian, singer, and writer. In addition, Lily Tomlin is a producer.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Lily Tomlin was born on September 1, 1939, in Michigan, America. Richard Tomlin, her brother, is her only sibling. She went to Cass Technical High School and graduated in 1957. Lily has been interested in theater and humor since she was a child.

Although she studied biology at Wayne State University, it was after performing in a play that she became so interested in drama and theater that she changed her major. Lily had never performed on stage before, but she had a talent for stand-up comedy since her undergraduate days. After graduating from college, she began doing stand-up comedy at nightclubs and other places in Detroit, Michigan. She also studied acting at New York’s Herbert Berghof Studio.

Lily Tomlin’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Lily Tomlin, born on September 1, 1939, is 82 years old today, July 26, 2022. Her height is 1.73 meters, and her weight is 57 kilograms.

Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin’s Profession & Career

Her acting career began in 1965 when she appeared on The Merv Griffin Show, an American television talk show. She appeared in the ABC Channel television show The Music Scene in 1969. This show offered different genres of music, such as rock, pop, etc. She also performed sketch comedy and was a regular on NBC’s comedy show Roman and Martin’s Laugh-In. Lily created a slew of characters in this program and conveyed her sense of comedy via each.

Some characters are Ernestine, Edith Ann, Mrs. Judith Beasley, Mrs. Earbore, Trudy, and Bobbi-Jeanine. Outside of Roman and Martin’s Laugh-In, Lily portrayed these characters in her comedic show. In 1976, she played Ernestine on Saturday Night Live, and in 1994, she appeared in the Super High Summit at the University of California, Los Angeles. She played the same character in commercial advertising in 2003. In 1995, Tomlin wrote an autobiography of another character named Edith Ann.


Lily Tomlin was also known for her comedy, and her debut comedy album, This Is A Recording, was published in 1972. And That’s The Truth was the title of her second album. Aside from these two Grammy-winning albums, she also recorded an album called Lily Tomlin On Stage, which was an adaption of her Broadway performance. This album received a Grammy nomination.

Her feature film debut came with the film Nashville. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for this role. Her performance in the 1978 film Moment by Moment was a big success. Other movies and films in which she has appeared include 9 to 5, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, Big Business, Short Cuts, and Flirting with Disaster, among others.

Aside from acting in films, Lily Tomlin was the first woman to appear solo in a Broadway production called Appearing Nitely in 1977. That same year, she was dubbed America’s New Queen of Comedy. She won a Tony Award for her second show, The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe.

Achievements and Awards

Lily Tomlin has received seven Emmy Awards, including one for Daytime Emmy for her roles in a comedy series and her voice-over in a documentary. She also received the AARP Movies for Grownups Award for the 2015 film Granda. She has received numerous essential award nominations. Lily has received Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards for her outstanding stand-up comedy.

Lily Tomlin’s Salary and Net Worth

Her net worth is $20 million as of July 2022. Her countless roles in television shows and films have contributed to this.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameLily Tomlin
Real NameMary Jean “Lily” Tomlin
Age82 years old
Birth Date1 September 1939
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan, United States
Height1.73 m
Weight57 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJane Wagner (m. 2013)
ProfessionAmerican actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer
Net Worth$20 million