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Ruth Westheimer Net Worth $10 Million

Dr. Ruth Westheimer net worth: Dr. Ruth Westheimer is an American sex therapist, writer, and media personality who has a net worth of $10 million. Dr. Ruth Westheimer was born in Wiesenfeld, Germany in June 1928. When her dad was taken by Nazis Ruth was sent to Switzerland. She earned her master’s degree in sociology In The New School and her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University. Westheimer started off on NBC Radio’s WYNY FM in 1980 hosting the radio show Sexually Speaking. She’s authored several publications including Sex For Dummies, The Art of Making Dances, Sexually Speaking: What Every Woman Must Learn about Sexual Health, Who Am I? She began composing a column in Playgirl magazine and hosted The Dr. Ruth Show on Life television. Dr. Ruth’s web site was established in 1996. Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been nominated for four CableACE Awards.

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Lipshitz Saves the World2007TV MovieDr. Ruth
Melrose Place1992TV SeriesDr. Ruth
Dr. Ruth's House1990TV ShortDr. Ruth Engelhof (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Tall Tales & Legends1986TV SeriesMysterious Stranger
Wortwechsel1986TV Series
One Woman or Two1985Mrs. Heffner (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Electric Dreams1984Talk Show Host (voice, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)



Surviving Salvation1992Documentary short executive producer - as Dr. Ruth Westheimer



Family Pickle2011TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Inside Deep Throat2005Documentary thanks



Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2016TV SeriesHerself
Hayom BaLayla2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrate Israel Parade2016TV MovieHerself
Rachael Ray2013-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Dr. Oz Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Tavis Smiley2015TV SeriesHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Fashion News Live2005-2014TV SeriesHerself
Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem2014DocumentaryHerself
Bystander Revolution2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Celebrate Israel Parade2014TV MovieHerself
Celebrate Israel Parade2013TV MovieHerself
Makers: Women Who Make America2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself, sex therapist
The Doctors2011-2012TV SeriesHerself
The Nate Berkus Show2011TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Tietjen und Hirschhausen2010TV SeriesHerself
The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!2010TV Special documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth)
Beckmann2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
NDR Talk Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel2009DocumentaryHerself: Sex Therapist (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Danke, Bio!2009TV MovieHerself
Die Johannes B. Kerner Show2003-2008TV SeriesHerself
Kölner Treff2008TV SeriesHerself
Hot Flash2008DocumentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
1 vs. 1002008TV SeriesMob
Sex Cred with Dr. Ruth2007TV SeriesHerself
Daily Cafe2007TV SeriesHerself - contributor (2007-2008)
Encore with John Palmer2006TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHerself
VH1: All Access2005TV SeriesHerself
Head Cases2005TV SeriesHerself
Inside Deep Throat2005DocumentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
CMT: 40 Sexiest Videos2004TV SpecialHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth)
Menschen bei Maischberger2004TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares2003-2004TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Biography1997-2002TV Series documentaryHerself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories2002TV Special documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Between the Lions2002TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-2001TV SeriesHerself
The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner2000TV MovieHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999-2000TV SeriesHerself
Behind the Music2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Ally McBeal1999TV SeriesHerself
Love Boat: The Next Wave1999TV SeriesHerself
The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show1998TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern1995-1996TV SeriesHerself
Die Harald Schmidt Show1996TV SeriesHerself
Playboy: Making Love Series Volume 3 - 10 Secrets for Greater Sensual Pleasure1996Video documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Playboy: Making Love Series Volume 11995Video documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Late Show with David Letterman1995TV SeriesHerself
Anyone for Pennis?1995TV MovieHerself
In a New Light '941994TV SpecialHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Do the Right Thing1994TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
The Arsenio Hall Show1989-1994TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Min Tochnit1993TV SeriesHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
The Defense Rests: A Tribute to Raymond Burr1993TV SpecialHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
This Morning1993TV SeriesHerself
Wogan1992-1993TV SeriesHerself
Quantum Leap1993TV SeriesHerself
Dr. Ruth's Never Too Late1992TV SeriesHerself
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHerself
The Howard Stern Show1991-1992TV SeriesHerself
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHerself
The 12th Annual CableACE Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Marsha Warfield Show1990TV SeriesHerself
Clive Anderson Talks Back1990TV SeriesHerself
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years1990TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Live with Kelly and Michael1989-1990TV SeriesHerself
The 10th Annual National CableACE Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
What's Up, Dr. Ruth?1989TV SeriesHerself - Host (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1988TV SeriesHerself / Himself / Herself - Guest
The All New Dr. Ruth Show1988TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 9th Annual CableACE Awards1988TV SpecialHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1986-1987TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Forever, Lulu1987Herself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross1987TV SeriesHerself
Dr. Ruth Westheimer1984-1987TV SeriesHerself - Host
Candid Camera: First 40 Years1987TV MovieHerself
The 8th Annual Cable ACE Awards1987TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Closeups1986TV SeriesHerself
Moonlighting1986TV SeriesHerself - Dr. Ruth
Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?1986TV Series
Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz1985TV MovieHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
America1985TV SeriesHerself
Elayne Boosler: Party of One1985TV MovieHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1982-1983TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Dr. Westheimer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Beer and Board Games2012TV Series documentaryHerself
My Travels with Diana2006TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Dr. Ruth Westheimer)
Our World1987TV SeriesHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989ACECableACE AwardsInformational or Documentary HostThe All New Dr. Ruth Show (1988)
1988ACECableACE AwardsInformational or Documentary HostDr. Ruth Westheimer (1984)
1987ACECableACE AwardsInformational HostDr. Ruth Westheimer (1984)
1985ACECableACE AwardsInformational HostDr. Ruth Westheimer (1984)

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1Almost shares the same birthday with the late Joan Rivers, by 4 days, who was 5 years Westheimer's junior.
2Lifelong friend of Joan Rivers. Westheimer attended her funeral, after the comedienne passed away on September 7, 2014.
3The biographical drama, "Becoming Dr. Ruth", based on the life of Ruth Westheimer, opened in New York City's The Westside Theatre in November 2013. Starring Debra Jo Rupp as Dr. Ruth, it was written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Julianne Boyd for The Barrington Stage Company.
4Earned her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1970.
5According to her statements on the February 28, 2002 episode of Politically Incorrect (1993), Dr. Ruth was a sniper in the Israeli (Haganah) Army.
6Her parents sent her to Switzerland to escape the Nazis when she was ten years old. Both her parents were killed in the Holocaust. She grew up in a kibbutz in Israel.
7Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1988.

1On personal power: Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upwards, forward, toward the sun.
2For some people, 'ten feet tall' is just a metaphor. For me, it's more than twice my height!

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