Jillie Mack, born Jillie Joan Mack is a household name in the movie industry. She is best known as the wife of Tom Selleck, an iconic Hollywood producer, and actor whose extensive career in the showbiz industry has been outstanding.
Besides the golden aura she carries in the entertainment circle, she is also a proud mother of a fast-rising horsewoman. Until the time of her marriage, Jillie was very active in the movie industry. She, however, decided to slow down the pace at which she appears on the screen after her wedding in order to focus more on her family.
Here, you’ll get to know about Jillie Mack, her daughter, and how she is related to Tom Selleck. Just read on!
Who Is Jillie Mack? (Bio, Age)
She is a veteran British actress who began her journey to stardom as a dancer. She was born on December 25, 1957, in Devizes, Wiltshire, England. Her birth sign is Capricorn.
Born into a middle-class British family, Jillie developed a very strong passion for dancing and acting from her early years. She went on to appear in the English theatre production – Cats, which was the project that actually thrust her into the limelight.
Jillie’s active years in the movie industry saw her perform in several movies and television series in Hollywood, including Adventures of Nicholas at Roaring Camp, ER (as a guest star) Magnum, Silverfox, Tales from the Darkside (as a guest star) and Frasier, and P.I.
At the moment, detailed information about her parents, siblings, family members and academic background, are unavailable. Jillie flaunts a set of light brown eyes and blonde hair. She is blessed with a slim body build which is perfected by a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Her Relationship With Tom Selleck
Jillie Mack is best known as Tom Selleck‘s longtime girlfriend who eventually became his second wife. The pair first met in London during a musical performance, where Tom fell in love with Mack after watching her perform in the musical, Cats. The two became friends afterwards and later tied the knot one year later- on August 7, 1987, to be precise. Ever since then, Mack and Tom Selleck have remained inseparable.
Prior to Tom Selleck’s marriage to Jillie, he was previously married to Jacqueline Ray, a prominent American actress, and model. The duo’s relationship, however, lasted for eleven years following their marriage in 1982.
Besides Jay and Jillie, Selleck is said to have had a short-lived relationship with Mimi Rogers, whom he dated from 1982 to 1983. Rumour also has it that the hunky actor dated the following women – Kitten Natividad, Lillian Muller, and Marie Helvin.
Tom Selleck is a veteran American actor born in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America, on January 29, 1945. The son of Robert Dean Selleck and Martha Selleck, he studied at Grant High School and later at the University of Southern California on a basketball scholarship. Famed for his moustache, he began his acting career in 1965 with the ABC television show – The Dating Game. Tom is an American by nationality and belongs to Irish, Scottish, and English ancestry.
Who Is Jillie Mack’s Daughter?
Former English dancer and actress Jillie Mack is a mother to one child, a daughter. Her name is Hannah Margaret Selleck. She was born in Los Angeles on December 16, 1988. As the daughter of an iconic Hollywood actor, Hannah was best placed to follow in her parents’ footstep in acting but she settled for an entirely different career, to the amazement of many people.
While growing up, Jillie’s daughter was placed to explore activities such as ballet, gymnastics, and ice skating but her passion for horse riding triumphed over others. Today, she is a renowned horsewoman who competes at the Grand Prix level. She has also taken part in world-class competitions including the Longines Masters (which took place in Los Angeles in 2015) and Gucci Masters tournament (in 2011).
The fast-rising equestrian studied Communication at Loyola Marymount University, graduating in 2011. She has the following awards to her name – the $10,000 Blenheim Summer Classic 1.35 Classic (2011), the 16-year-old Equitation Championship at Capitol Challenge (2006), the Silver Team Medal at the Prix de States (2005), the $35,000 Blenheim Summer Classic II Grand Prix (2010), and several others.
Tom and Jillie’s daughter has also modeled for some fashion brands. In 2013, she appeared in an ad campaign for the Reviver, a deodorant brand. Although Margaret has everything it takes to become a star in the showbiz circle, she said she wouldn’t be pursuing a career either in modelling or acting like her famous parents.
The pretty horsewoman and her father jointly run a breeding stable called Descanso Farm. The Sellecks’ business, which actually began in 2015 is situated in California. Jillie’s daughter also serves as an ambassador for JustWorld International – a U.S-based charity organization.