It is increasingly becoming rare to find glamorous women in showbiz who choose to live the rather quiet life without much noise and drama going on in and around their lives. Except for a publication in the 90’s inferring she had an affair, Markie Post is one lady who has managed her public profile quite well.
Markie Post Biography
She was born Marjorie Armstrong Post but would, later on, be more popularly known as Markie Post. Markie was born on November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, California. Probably one of the factors that influenced her into the arts of the screen was the fact that her mother, Marylee Post, was a poet. Her father, on the other hand, Richard F. Post was a nuclear physicist. Markie has two siblings – Rodney Post and Stephen Post.
She and her siblings were brought up in Stanford and Walnut Creek. She attended High School at Las Lomas High School and during her time there, Post like most students, was involved in extracurricular activities, she stood out as she was on the school cheerleader team.
Moving to Portland, Oregon she attended Lewis & Clark College; she also spent a brief period at Pomona College as well. Post graduated with a bachelor degree in Arts. Prior to acting, Markie served in numerous game shows as part of their production crews. It was not a career move that would seem natural for an upcoming talent with dreams to hit it big in Hollywood. As time will tell, it appears her stint with game shows helped her with valuable experience.
She was a part of Tom Kennedy’s Split Second. She also worked as Assistant Producer of Alex Trebek’s Double Dare. As she gained more fame, she appeared as a guest celebrity player on various game shows, including Pyramid and Password.
Markie Post prides herself on being very family oriented. Aside from her parents and siblings, She has been married twice, first to her College heartthrob Stephen Knox in 1971. Rather oddly on 5 September 1972, they were divorced.
She later fell in love with Micheal A. Ross who is a producer and writer. Ross is the producer of hits such as Rules of Engagement (2007), Better Off Ted (2009), and Kirk (1995). Micheal and Markie were married on February 7th, 1982 and they have two daughters together namely, Katie Ross and Daisy Ross. She was once rumoured to have had an affair with ex-American President Bill Clinton.
Markie Post’s Net Worth
Markie Post is an American actress who has shone on our screens for decades and as such, she deserves every dime that is attached to her name. Her acting debut came in 1978, in the American game show, Card Sharks and she had the role of card dealer on the show. Other appearances were soon to follow as she turned up in game shows like Pyramid and Password. The New Card Sharks was also another film with her prowess on display and also on television shows like E! True Hollywood Story, Dyna Girl, 1st to Die and as well as Electra Woman.
Her journey into acting began with roles in Simon & Simon “Details at Eleven” in 1981. She also starred in two episodes of The A-Team. She appeared in the 1984 episode Hot Styles and The Love Boat.
Her first major break came when she landed the role of ‘Christine Sullivan’ in 1984 on Night Court. She earned quite a huge reputation for her role in the ABC series The Fall Guy where she was Terri Micheals.
Markie has won the Cable ACE award and also got herself a couple of nominations such as the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award amongst others as well. So starting from 1978 Markie Post has remained active in the film industry and by so doing she has gone on to amass a net worth estimated to be at about $12 million.
Markie Post is not necessarily tall as she stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches; her weight is measured at 50 kg. Waist size is 23, hip size is 34 and her breast size is 34B. Her body measurements are 34-23-34 inches.