About Penny Marshall
Penny Marshall is a well known name in cinema industry. It has also been stated that the total estimate of Penny Marshall net worth reaches 45 million dollars, according to recent estimations. She is mostly known as an actress, however, Penny Marshall is also involved into behind the scenes of this industry, as she is a television and movie producer and director. Thus, these are also regarded as important sources of accumulating Penny Marshall net worth.
She was born in New York City in 1943. Initially in her career as an actress, Penny Marshall got some small roles on various TV shows. She became immensely popular when she got a role in the TV show called “Laverne and Shirley”, where Penny Marshall was chosen for the role of Laverne DeFazio. The role of Shirley was given to Cindy Williams. This show also became as one of the main sources of Penny Marshall net worth. Penny Marshall got the role on the mentioned show because of the fact that her brother Garry Marshall was one of the creators of the show. The characters which Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams portrayed later appeared in another TV show called “Happy Days”.
In addition to her well known career in acting and producing, Penny Marshall is also known for her personal life. In 1961, Penny Marshall got married to Michael Henry, who was a college football player. With him, Penny Marshall is a parent to one girl, named Tracy. When they divorced, Penny Marshall married for the second time and it was to Rob Reiner, who is also a well known name in cinema, as he is a director and actor. In fact, Penny Marshall’s daughter took his surname and became Tracy Reiner. However, in 1981 Penny Marshall and Rob Reiner separated. Penny Marshall is also known for her long battle against cancer. During this hard period of time, Penny Marshall has been supported a lot by her friend, Carrie Fisher.