What Is Sally Struthers’ Net Worth?
Sally Struthers is an American actress and spokeswoman who has a net worth of $6 million. Struthers is best known for playing Gloria Stivic on the CBS sitcom “All in the Family” (1971–1978), a role that earned her two Primetime Emmys. Sally reprised her role in the spin-off “Gloria,” which aired from 1982 to 1983.
Struthers has appeared in more than 70 film and television projects, including “Five Easy Pieces” (1970), “The Getaway” (1972), “General Hospital” (2002), and “Still Standing” (2003–2006). She starred as Marsha McMurray Shrimpton on ABC’s “9 to 5” (1986–1988) and had a recurring role as Babette Dell on The WB/CW series “Gilmore Girls” (2000–2007), and she voiced Pebbles Flintstone on “The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show” (1971–1972) and “Fred Flintstone and Friends” (1977–1978) and Charlene Sinclair on “Dinosaurs” (1991–1994).
Sally Anne Struthers, an American actress and activist born on July 28, 1947, achieved fame for her role as Gloria Stivic on the groundbreaking sitcom “All in the Family,” a performance that earned her two Emmy awards. She is also recognized for her role as Babette on “Gilmore Girls.” Struthers lent her voice to several animated series, including Charlene Sinclair on “Dinosaurs,” Pebbles Flintstone on “The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show,” and Rebecca Cunningham on Disney’s “TaleSpin.”
Early Life and Breakthrough
Born in Portland, Oregon, Struthers was the second daughter of Margaret Caroline and Robert Alden Struthers. Her Norwegian immigrant grandparents and her upbringing after her father’s departure when she was nine influenced her life significantly. Raised by her mother in Portland’s Concordia neighborhood, Struthers witnessed her mother’s struggle with depression while working at Bonneville Power Administration to support the family.
Struthers’ acting career includes a notable role opposite Jack Nicholson in “Five Easy Pieces” (1970) and as a restless wife in “The Getaway” starring Steve McQueen (1972). Her portrayal of Gloria Stivic on “All in the Family” catapulted her to fame. She was initially discovered while dancing on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.” Despite uncertainties about her casting, Struthers secured the role that would become iconic, capturing the nation’s attention with her performance.
Venture into Television
Struthers also appeared on the “Archie Bunker’s Place” spin-off “Gloria,” as a newly divorced Gloria Stivic. Other television roles include the female version of “The Odd Couple,” panelist stints on the 1990 revival of “Match Game,” and recurring roles on shows like “Still Standing” and “Gilmore Girls.” Her voice acting extended to animated series, bringing to life teenage Pebbles Flintstone and Rebecca Cunningham, among others.
Stage and Screen Work
On stage, Struthers starred in productions like “Annie” and has been a fixture at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. She notably toured in the 50th-anniversary production of “Hello, Dolly!” in 2014, playing the titular character.
Activism and Spokesperson Roles
Struthers is known for her activism, particularly as a spokesperson for the Christian Children’s Fund, now ChildFund. She also represented International Correspondence School (ICS), memorable for her line “Do you want to make more money? Sure, we all do!”
Struthers married William C. Rader in 1977, with whom she had one child, Samantha, before their divorce in 1983.
Filmography and Contributions
Her filmography encompasses both film and television, with credits in “The Phynx,” “Five Easy Pieces,” and “The Getaway,” as well as numerous television films like “Aloha Means Goodbye” and “Hey, I’m Alive.” Her role in “Intimate Strangers” brought to light issues of domestic violence, and she continued to engage in a mix of dramatic and voice roles across different media platforms.