Some women are just blessed with a beautiful pair of legs, a group where Mary Hart happens to belong to. The renowned talk show host, television personality, and singer co-hosted Entertainment Tonight for over three decades and while she was active on the program, her legs were popular as one of the best ever seen. Apart from her striking personality, Mary’s gorgeous legs played a prominent role in her career. It once earned her a plum job – modeling pantyhose product for Hanes in 1987. Jay Bernstein just had to insure those legs for the cover sum of $1 million with the Lloyds of London.
Apart from her job as a television host and model, the famously leggy entertainer also participated in several beauty pageants which earned her more popularity. She was part of the 1969 Miss Sioux Falls where she won the swimsuit competition. Also, she participated in Miss South Dakota Beauty contest of 1970. The next year (1971), she contested in Miss America, making it to the semifinals.
Bio (Age) – Who Is Mary Hart?
Mary Hart was born in Madison, South Dakota on the 8th of November 1950. She joined the family of Robert and Dorothy Harum and was named Mary Johanna Harum at birth. Mary grew up in both Sioux Fall, South of Dakota and Denmark along with her two brothers Michael and David Harum. She is of American nationality and white ethnicity. As a teenager, she traveled to some parts of Europe where she learned to be fluent in both Swedish and Danish language.
A delve into her academic background reveals that she attended Augustana Academy Located in Sioux Falls where she graduated from in 1968. After her graduation, she proceeded to acquire a degree in English from Augustana College in 1972. Mary had a job at Washington High School, teaching English for a couple of years. When she took on television hosting, she worked for several TV channels like KFOR-TV, KMTV, as well as KSFY-TV, where she hosted her own show. She rose to fame when she landed a job with Entertainment Tonight as a co-host in 1982. From hosting Entertainment Tonight, Mary joined the fashion world and started modeling pantyhose for Hanes.
Mary’s career as a singer was not so successful, her singing career took-off at Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino but along the line, a report came from the New England Journal of Medicine, stating that Mary’s voice was causing an epileptic lady to experience constant seizures. She also served as the timekeeper in the wrestling match between the two heavyweight champions Andre The Giant and Hulk Hogan.
Her Net Worth
Mary Hart has been earning a good income since the commencement of her career in entertainment. Though her annual income has never been published, reliable sources have estimated her net worth at a healthy $20 million. Mary earned a worthwhile $5,000,000 as the host of Entertainment Tonight. She co-owns several luxury houses with her spouse, their Montana Ranch was recently listed for $26.5 million, and their penthouse was sold for $6.7 million.
Is Mary Married, Who’s Her Husband?
Mary Hart has been in a marriage with professional American TV producer, Burt Sugarman for almost three decades. Burt is notable for the production of The Midnight Special which is an iconic late-night series. Their connubial life took-off on the 8th of April 1989 in a private wedding ceremony which happened in a yacht. Their union is blessed with a son (Alec Jay Sugarman) who was born on the 24th of December 1991. Alec earns a living as an assistant legislature.
After almost 30 years, the duo is still enjoying the perks of matrimony, they seem to be satisfied with their union since nothing negative has been heard. From all indications, Mary Hart seems to be a loyal and supportive wife because, after her nuptials, she converted to her husband’s religion – Judaism. The couple took up residence at Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills, California, before relocating to a condo in the Ritz-Carlton Residence in Downtown L A. Since 2015, they have been living in Sierra Towers. Mary and Burt sure look like they are going to be one of those rare happily ever after storybook ideals.
Mary’s marriage with Burt is not her only matrimonial experience; the television host was previously married to Terry Hartman. They tied the nuptial knot in 1972 but their union experienced a lot of frictions which culminated in a divorce 7 years later 1n 1979.