Details on the Marital Life of Mary Steenburgen!

Mary Steenburgen is professionally an actor, singer and song writer.
Born NameMary Nell Steenburgen
Birth PlaceNewport, Arkansas, USA
Height5 ft 8 in
Eye ColorHazel
Zodiac SignAquarius
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Profession Actress, Singer and Songwriter
HusbandMalcolm McDowell (Ex-husband) and Ted Danson (Husband)
Net Worth$20 million.
Weight58 kg
Age67 years old
SiblingNancy Steenburgen Kelly
ParentsMaurice Steenburgen (Father) and Nellie Mae Wall (Mother)

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Most readers today might be familiar with the name, Mary Steenburgen. She is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is well-known for her role, Lynda Dummar in Jonathan Demme’s 1980 film, Melvin and Howard.

Mary, in her long run career, accomplished to garner lots of awards from her acting skills, which made her quite famous in the mass. So without any delay, let’s begin this article.

Marital Journey of Mary Steen Burgen

The 67-years-old Mary Steenburgen’s first marriage became a failure; as a result, she married twice in her life.

First Marriage Came To an End

As stated in the above line, the first martial relationship of the actress, Mary Steenburgen, came to an end. She was married to the actor Malcolm McDowell. The former pair met in their stage acting stint for Time After Time in 1978.

The couple dated for some time and took martial vows, and together they share two children, including son Charlie McDowell and daughter Lilly McDowell. However, the marriage ended with a divorce.

Mary Steenburgen Married Life with Ted Danson

Like her former husband, Mary Steenburgen met her second life partner while working in the set of their movie, Pontiac Moon. The lovebirds began portraying the role of husband and wife in the film.

As said by Mary, when she met Ted Danson for the first time, Danson was sporting a strange new hairdo that he had gotten for a role. In the CBS This Morning show, she also mentioned that she thought Ted was “the most ridiculous creature she’s ever met in my entire life.”

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At the time when they met, Ted was married to his second wife, Casey Coates. Before her, Ted shared his love with Randy Danson. The pair of Danson and Steenburgen got married in 1995 after legally separating from their former partner.

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After marrying Danson, Mary became stepmother to his two daughters Kate Danson and Alexis Danson, which he gave birth with his former wife, Cassandra Coates.

Personal Life of Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen was born on February 8, 1953, in Newport, Arkansas, USA, as the daughter of Maurice Steenburgen and Nellie Mae Wall. She also got a sister, Nancy Steenburgen Kelly in her family who is a teacher by profession.

The gorgeous actress, Mary, went to Hendrix College, where she received an honorary doctorate from the institution in 1989. Further, in 2006, Steenburgen received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Lycon College in Batesville, Arkansas.

Net Worth of Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen, with her successful career as an actress, singer, and songwriter, successfully accumulated a hefty net worth of $20 million.

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With her current hubby, Ted, she owned tons of properties around the country, primarily in the Los Angeles area. The pair sold their nine-acre property in Ojai, California, for $8.75 million in June 2019. They bought that house in 2005 through the medium of a trust for around $ 4.5 million.

Steenburgen, with Danson, owns a home in Santa Monica, California, which they bought in 2014 for $3.5 million. They also bought a house in Ojai for which they spent $2.4 million in 2017.

The couple together also own a cottage in Nashville. Further, they are the owner of a six-acre multi-residence spread on Martha’s Vineyard.

Quick Facts

  • In September 2005, she and Danson gave a guest lecture for students at the Clinton School of Public Services, where they discussed their roles in public service as well as the foundations and causes in which they are involved.
  • She’s a close pal of former senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
  • In 2020, she worked in the TV series The Good Place (as Teacher) and Grace and Frankie (as Miriam).
  • Mary is filming her role in the drama Happiest Season and Nightmare Alley.

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