Tony Shalhoub is an Award-winning American Actor. He has fondly remembered for his lead role on ‘Monk,’ a Comedy-Drama Mystery series. It earned him three Emmy Awards in the category of the best lead actor in a Comedy Show.
Another notable role Tony has played is on the Emmy award-winning TV series called ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.’ Besides acting, Tony has also produced series and short movies. Is he married?
Familiarize yourself with Tony’s age, height, net worth, children, and wiki.
Age, Height and Early Life
Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on October 9, 1953, Tony Shalhoub is 68-years old. ‘Monk’ series actor is the son of Joe Shalhoub and Helen Shalhoub.
Tony’s father was a meat peddler, while his mother was a homemaker. Shalhoub was raised a Maronite Christian. He is fluent in both English and Arabic. Tony’s father, Joe, was an immigrant from Mount Lebanon. Joe fled to the United States at the age of 8 after his parents were killed in the First World War.
Helen, Tony’s mother, was of mixed race. She was Lebanon Fridays-American. Tony was the 9th born out of 10 children. It was his elder sister who motivated him to start acting. She encouraged him to take a role in Green Bay East High School, where he schooled. He later joined the University of Wisconsin and was enrolled in the National Student Exchange.
Tony was transferred to the University of Southern Maine through the program, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He went ahead and did his post-graduate at Yale School of Drama, Where he specialized in Fine Arts and finally acquired a Master’s Degree.
His Wife and Children
Tony got married to Brooke Adams in 1992 at the age of 39, while Brooke was 43 years old. This was after dating for four years. Brooke Adams is an actress and television personality primarily based in America. She is widely appreciated for the role he portrayed in the romantic drama named ‘Days of Heaven.’
The couple has two adopted daughters, Sophie Shalhoub and Josie Lynn Shalhoub. Brooke and Tony have been currently residing with their daughters in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Net worth and Income
Tony Shalhoub’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. For his role on ‘Monk,’ he earned a weekly salary of $57,692.31, which translates to $250,000 per month and $3Million in a year. In ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ Shalhoub’s salary was higher. His rates increased due to the Emmy Awards he bagged from ‘Monk.’ Tony was paid $250,000 per episode.
Additionally, he was also one of the producers on ‘Monk’ and on short films like ‘Feed the Fish,’ ‘Mush’ and ‘Pet Peeves.’
In 2016 Tony and his wife put up their Los Angles home for sale at $3.9 Million. The couple acquired the property in 1993 after parting with $675,000. The house stood on a 4,379 sq. foot land, had four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and a guest house.
Even though they made a fortune out of the sale, they moved to a Cottage in the Countryside of Martha’s Vineyard, an Island in Massachusetts which occupies a 2500 sq. foot land. They bought the property at $750,000.
Wiki Bio and Facts
|Name||Anthony Marc Shalhoub|
|Birth Date||9th October 1953|
|Birth Place||Green Bay Wisconsin, United States|
|Mother||Helen (née Seroogy) Shalhoub|
|Sibling(s)||Michael Shalhoub, Susan Shalhoub, Larkin Shalhoub, Daniel Shalhoub, Jane Shalhoub, and five others.|
|Children||Josie Lynn and Sophie Shalhoub|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches ( 1.772m)|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|