Ruth Buzzi Net Worth

Raquel Davies | December 11, 2013


$10 Million


    Ruth Ann Buzzi


    July 24, 1936


    Comedienne and Actress


    5 foot 3 inches and 140lbs

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Ruth Buzzi has an estimated net worth of $10 million

Ruth Buzzi is an American comedienne and actress with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She is 5’3″ and weighs 140 pounds. Ruth Ann Buzzi was born in Westerly, Rhode Island on July 24, 1936 and was raised in Wequetequock, Connecticut. As a teen, she found a love for performing while attending the Pasadena Playhouse for the Performing Arts, taking dance, acting and voice lessons. After relocating to New York City after graduation, she landed a number of gigs in a number of off- Broadway musical revues, alongside several up and coming comedians including Joan Rivers and Carol Burnett.

By the mid1960s, Ruth was a fan favorite on popular variety shows such as The Garry Moore Show and The Entertainers, as well as on the Marlo Thomas hit sitcom That Girl. The comedian’s most recognizable roles were on NBC’s sketch comedy show Laugh-In and on the famed Las Vegas Dean Martin Roasts, ribbing legends such as Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Muhammad Ali. Over the next three decades, she established an impressive career with appearances on The Carol Burnett Show, Donny & Marie and Sesame Street, where she played the character “Ruthie the shopkeeper” for nearly seven years.

As well as earning a place in fan’s hearts, Ruth has also been critically praised for her work garnering five Emmy Award nominations and a 1973 Golden Globe Award for her performance on Laugh-In. Outside of her TV work, the comedian has appeared in over twenty films such as Freaky Friday, The Villain and The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland. She currently resides on a horse and cattle ranch in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and enjoys oil painting and collecting antique automobiles. She is an avid supporter of a number of charitable causes including the Special Olympics, St. Jude’s Hospital and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Ruth Buzzi has an enough net worth to buy:

1. 677.9 1964 Chevrolet Chevelles ($14,750.00 each)

2. 4,000.01 Maimeri Puro Vintage Luxury Oil Painting Sets ($2,499.99 each)

3. 40,008 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts: Complete DVD Sets ($249.95 each)

Ruth Buzzi has enough net worth to give everyone in Hungary $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

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