The American actor John Lithgow has established himself in the entertainment industry with several acting creidts. He is also a musician, singer, and an author. Active in the industry since 1972, he has received numerous accolades for his contribution.

John, who has also been awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is known for his appearance in 3rd Rock from the Sun, Dexter, and The Crown. Simiallrly, he is aslo known for appearing on Broadway, Hillary and Clinton, opposite Laurie Metcalf.

Family Life With Wife & Childrens

When it comes to the personal life of the veteran actor John Arthur Lithgow, he has been married twice and has three children.

Back in 1966, the actor was married to teacher Phoebe Jean Taynton with whom his marital relationship came to end after he was found to be having an affair with actress Liv Ullmann.

They were married for 14 years and had divorce in 1980. John was just nineteen when he tied the knot with Jean, who was six years his senior, on September 10, 1966. The estranged couple has a son named Ian David Lithgow who is an actor and clinical psychologist.

When John almost gave up on love after a failed marriage, he met Mary Yeager, a UCLA History Professor, through an old mutual friend. During that time, John was acting in New York whereas Mary was teaching in LA.

John Lithgow pictured with his wife, Mary Yeager, at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, in September 2017. (Photo:

The couple was extremely different from each other but yet, the actor fell head over heels for Mary. After dating each other for some time, John and his girlfriend Mary exchanged the wedding vows. The duo got married on December 12, 1981, and are madly in love with each other to this day.

Defying the odds in their relationship, John and his wife Mary has managed to build a beautiful family together. They have two children, a son named Nathan and a daughter named Phoebe.

He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Mary.

Net Worth From His Movies and TV Shows

On the one hand, John is relishing a blissful married life with his partner and on the other hand, he has a prolific career. With the career span of almost five decades, John has been able to muster a huge net worth from his acting career.

John, who is currently at the age of 74, has a whopping net worth of $45 million. He accumulated the major part of his net worth as an actor. Apart from that, he is also a musician and author. In October 2019, he published a book of poems and illustrations called Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse.

Talking about John’s recent movie and TV show, he is known for appearing in The Crown, Trial & Error, Unikitty!, Late Night, The Tomorrow Man, Pet Sematary and Bombshell. In the year 2020, John will be seen in Perry Mason and The Old Man.