Elinor Donahue

Rate this post

Elinor Donahue is an American actress best remembered for her role as Betty Anderson in the sitcom “Father Knows Best.”

What is the Net worth of Elinor Donahue?

She has a net worth of almost $3 million, according to sources from 2022. Her professional career has paid off handsomely for her.

Wikis of Elinor Donahue

Age: 85 years 0 months
Birth Date: April 19, 1937
Horoscope (Sunshine): Aries
Full Name: Elinor Donahue
Birth Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Net Worth: $3 million
Salary: NA
Height / How tall : 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American
Profession: Actress
Father’s Name: Thomas William Donahue
Mother’s Name: Doris Genevieve Donahue
Education: Long’s Private School
Weight: 52 Kg
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Brown
Waist Size: 23 inch
Bra Size: 34 inch
Hip Size: 31 inch
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Stone: Diamond
Lucky Color: Red
Best Match for Marriage: Leo

Early Life of Elinor Donahue: Age, Birth

Donahue was born on April 19, 1937, in Tacoma, Washington. Thomas William and Doris Genevieve Donahue had a daughter named Elinor (mother). She could be the only child of her parents. She began singing and dancing on the radio at the age of two and was signed by Universal Studios three years later as a dancer and singer.


Elinor is an ethnically Caucasian American citizen. She began her ballet training at Long’s Private School.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Elinor Donahue weighs 52 kilograms and measures 5 feet 4 inches tall. Elinor has brown eyes and grey hair. Her physical measurements are 34-23-31 inches.

Relationship Status: Husband, Marriage

Elinor Donahue is married. In 1955, she married Richard Smith, but they divorced in 1961. She married television producer Harry Ackerman in 1962 and had four sons: Brian, Peter, James, and Chris. Her husband, Harry, passed away in 1991. After her second husband died, she married Lou Genevrino in 1992. Since then, the couple has been living happily ever after.

Career and Professional Life

Elinor Donahue began her career as a dancer in a chorus at the age of five. She worked in vaudeville during her adolescence. Following that, she made several notable television appearances. She made her film debut in 1943 with the film ‘Master Big.’ ‘The Happy Years,’ ‘My Blue Heaven,’ ‘Love Is Better Than Ever,’ and many other films have included her.

She also appeared in ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,’ ‘Girls Town,’ ‘Pretty Woman,’ and a number of other films as Lady Palmore. She also appeared in a recurring role on ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ in 1965.

Leave a Comment