Valerie Harper- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Ethnicity

Valerie Harper is an American actress best known for her roles in ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ ‘Rhoda,’ ‘Freebie and the Bean,’ ‘Chapter Two,’ and other shows.

Quick Facts

Real Name Valerie Harper
Nick Name Valerie
Date Of Birth August 22, 1939
Age 80 years old (At the time of death)
Birthplace Suffern, New York
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 58 kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye color Green
Net Worth  $3 million

Valerie Harper Age’s & Early Life

She was born in Suffern, New York, on August 22, 1939. Valerie Kathryn Harper is her birth name. Her mother, Iva Mildred, was a nurse, and her father, Howard Donald Harper, was a lighting salesman. Her siblings include an elder sister, Leah Harper, and a younger brother, Merrill Harper. Valerie was born in the United States, although her ethnicity is unclear. She studied ballet in New York City and graduated from Jersey City’s Lincoln High School.

Valerie Harper Height & Weight

Valerie Harper is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 58 kilograms. She has light brown hair and green eyes. Her physical measurements are 33-25-34 inches, and she wears a size 4 dress (US).

Valerie Harper


Valerie Harper’s Net Worth

How much is Valerie Harper’s net worth? She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2022, which she has earned throughout her professional career.


She began her Broadway career as a dancer and chorus girl, appearing in productions such as Wildcat, Take Me Along, Looped, Li’l Abner, When You’re in Love the Whole World Is Jewish, and The Ballad of Irving, among others. She was found by casting agent Ethel Winant in 1970 and was offered the chance to audition for the part of Rhoda Morgenstern on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ which she appeared in from 1970 to 1974, as well as in its spinoff series ‘Rhoda.’ Other significant TV shows starring Valerie Harper include ‘Valerie,’ ‘Touched by an Angel,’ and ‘And Three Sisters’ (2001). She has appeared as a guest on various shows while competing in season 17 of Dancing with the Stars.

She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009 and disclosed on March 6, 2013, that she had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Harper was hospitalized in Maine on July 30, 2015, after falling unconscious, and it was stated in July 2019 that she needed “around-the-clock, 24/7 care.” She died on the morning of August 30, 2019, at the age of 80, in Los Angeles.

Valerie Harper Husband & Marriage

Who is Valerie Harper’s husband? Valerie Harper has a husband. Tony Cacciotti has been her husband since April 8, 1987. Cristina Harper was adopted and raised by the couple. She was previously married in December 1964 to her boyfriend Richard Schaa. Her husband was also an actor, but the couple couldn’t keep their marriage together and divorced in 1978.

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