Dina Merrill Net Worth 2018, Biography/Wiki, Married/Wedding
Dina Merrill is an American heiress, socialite, philanthropist and performer with a net worth of $5 billion. Dina Merrill was born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton in nyc on December 29, 1923. Dina had a successful stage, screen, and television performing career. Merril has been married three time. In 1946 she married Stanley Rumbough, Jr., an heir to the Colgate Palmolive bundle and had three kids with him. They divorced in 1966. The exact same year she wed actor Cliff Robertson and had a daughter with him. They divorced in 1986.
Dina Merrill Net Worth $5 Billion Dollars
In 1989, she married actor Ted Hartley. Dina is among the most affluent performer on the planet, but nevertheless, it needs to be noted that nearly all her riches comes from inheritance. Dina’s mom, Marjorie Merriweather Post, was at one time the wealthiest girl in America. In age 27 in 1914, Marjorie’s dad died and left her with a $250 million bundle. Marjorie’s bundle is equivalent to $5 billion after correcting for inflation.
December 29, 1923
New York City, New York, United States
Actor, Model, Businessperson, Philanthropist, Socialite, Film Producer
George Washington Universit, Washington, D.C. (for one term), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York City
United States of America
Ted Hartley (m. 1989), Cliff Robertson (m. 1966–1989), Stanley M. Rumbough, Jr. (m. 1946–1966)
Heather Robertson, Nedenia Rumbough, Stanley Rumbough, David Rumbough
Edward Francis Hutton, Marjorie Merriweather Post
Eleanor Post Hutton, Adelaide Breevort Close
Lifetime Achievement Award (American Academy of Dramatic Arts)
“The Sundowners” (1960), “The Young Savages” (1961), “The Courtship of Eddie's Father” (1963), “I'll Take Sweden” (1965), “Just Tell Me What You Want” (1980), “Caddyshack II” (1988), “Suture” (1993)
She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Two of her three children with first husband Stanley Rumbaugh, Jr--a Colgate heir--are David (deceased) and Nina. She and second husband Cliff Robertson are the parents of daughter Heather Robertson (deceased).
In April 2005, she received a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
As an actress, socialite and model, she made the cover of Life magazine on January 11, 1960.
On the artistic side, she is a trustee of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and a director of the Museum of Broadcasting. She was also a presidential appointee to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
When one of her children was diagnosed with diabetes, she became one of the founders of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, which is dedicated to diabetic research. She is also a director of Project Orbis, a flying ophthalmological hospital which teaches advanced eye care and performs surgical techniques around the world.
On Broadway in the 1940s before moving to film, she was hardly ever stretched during her career, being typed rather severely as a tactful, altruistic wife in family fare or as an elegant socialite and patron of the arts in sophisticated fluff.
Spent her winters growing up at Mar-A-Lago, the largest and most elaborate estate in Palm Beach, Florida. As of this writing, Mar-a-Lago is owned by Donald Trump, who runs the estate as a private club and residence. Trump rescued the estate from condemnation in 1985 and painstakingly restored it to its former glory.
Her mother's first husband, Edward Bennett Close, later became the grandfather of actress Glenn Close.
Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1994.
Current husband Ted Hartley was a regular on the television series Peyton Place (1964). In 1989, they bought RKO Pictures, which they manage today. The studio's recent film was Mighty Joe Young (1998).