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Jan Smithers

ashma Published On Tue Feb 08 2022   Modified On Tue Feb 08 2022
Jan Smithers

Facts of Jan Smithers

Full NameJan Smithers
First NameJan
Last NameSmithers
Birth CityLos Angelos
Birth CountryUSA
Gender IdentityFemale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseJames Brolin
No Of Children1
EducationWilliam Howard Taft High School
Height170 cm
Weight60 kg
Networth$6 M
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Date of BirthJuly 3,1949
Age75 years


    Body and Relation Status of Jan Smithers

    What is Jan Smithers marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Jan Smithers have ?1
    Who is Jan Smithers married with?James Brolin
    What is the height of Jan Smithers?170 cm
    What is the weight of Jan Smithers?60 kg

    Jan Smithers is a popular American actress known primarily for portraying the character of Bailey Quarters on the CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. The legendary actress is known for being the ex-wife of James Brolin, an American actor, producer and director. She was in a marital relationship with an actor Kipp Anthony Whitman.

    Wiki-Bio: Age And Early Life

    Jan Smithers was born on 3 July 1949 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. The actress is 72 years old as of 2022. Holding American nationality, she was born under the birth sign Cancer. The actress was raised alongside three sisters. However, she hasn't revealed her parents and siblings.

    The beautiful actress attended William Howard Taft Charter High School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. During teenage, she was featured on the March 21, 1996, cover of Newsweek

    Jan Smithers during her young age
    Jan Smithers during her young age
    IMAGE SOURCE: Instagram @ jansmithers

    The actress landed her first role as Barbara in the 1973 TV show Love Story. The following year she played the role of Devola in the feature film Where the Lilies Bloom. As per her IMDb profile, she has 17 acting credits. However, she is best recognized as Bailey Quarters on the CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 to 1982.

    The veteran actress is a beautiful lady with brown eyes and brown hair. She is 5 feet 5 inches (170 cm) tall with a moderate weight of around 60 kg. The actress remained active in the showbiz industry till 1987 and went to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Currently, she is reported to live in Ojai, California. Back in 2014, she created buzz for the reunion of WKRP in Cincinnati cast members.

    What Is Her Current Relationship Status?

    The Barbara of Love Story is currently single. Previously, Smithers was in a marital relationship with a famous American actor James Brolin. The former duo met on the set of the Hotel and later tied the knot in 1986. They welcomed daughter Molly Elizabeth Brolin, in 1987. However, the marriage couldn't last long, and it ended with divorce in 1995.

    Smithers's first husband was Kipp Anthony Whitman, an actor. The ex-duo exchanged vows in 1971 and immediately separated their path in 1972.The former pair didn't share any children. Her first husband was married to Josephine Whitman before Smithers. Whitman is known for his acting credits like Ransom, Devil's Angels, Wild Honey, The Roommates, Bummer! and Vultures.

    Jan's ex-husband, James Brolin, is currently living a happy married life with his wife, Barbara Streisand, an American singer, actress and filmmaker. The celebrity duo tied the knot in 1998. Barbara is a multi-talented personality known for her acting skills in A Star is Born, Funny Girl, Yentl, The Way We Were, Meet the Fockers, Hello, Dolly!, The Prince of Tides, The Guilt Trip, Funny Lady, Nuts, The Main Event, Up the Sandbox and All Night Long.

    Her Ex-husband James Brolin Short Biography

    Jan's ex-husband, James Brolin, is a popular American actor cum filmmaker born on 18 July 1940 in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. The 81 years old actor was born Craig Kenneth Bruderlin to parents Helen Sue and Henry Hurst Bruderlin. He was raised alongside two brothers and two sisters.

    Jan Smithers with ex-husband, James Brolin
    Jan Smithers with ex-husband, James Brolin
    IMAGE SOURCE: Instagram @ jansmithers

    The 6 feet 3 inches (193 cm) tall actor studied at Santa Monica City College. Later, Brolin joined the University of California Los Angeles and studied drama. He signed a contract with 20th Century Fox in 1960. As per his IMDb profile, he has 140 acting credits, 7 directorial credits and 7 production credits. 

    The actor got his first acting project in 1961 on the tv show Bus Stop. His remarkable performance provided him with other tv projects, including Margie, Valentine's Day, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and more. Besides, the legendary actor was involved in sports car racing in the late 1970s. 

    Molly's father is the winner of two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. Also, the veteran actor is known as the father of an American actor, Josh Brolin, whom he shares with his first wife, Jane Cameron Agee. Josh and Jess Brolin are Jame's children from his first marriage. 

    Similarly, Josh Brolin is a popular actor known for his acting skills in Hollow Man, Into the Blue, Melinda and Melinda, The Dead Girl, The People Speak, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Men in Black 3, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers End Game, and more. He is better recognized as Thanos in his science fiction films.

    How Rich Is Jan Smithers in 2022?

    Jan Smithers' net worth is around $6 Million. The former actress must have earned major of her income from her showbiz career. Besides, she might have got good money from James Brolin as divorce alimony. Currently, she resides in her Ojai, California house, where the median home price is $800 thousand. No doubt, the actress lives a luxurious life with her family. However, she is less exposed to the media, just like Gracie Calaway.

    The talented actress may have added good money to her fortune from movies and TV shows like Love Story, Where the Lilies Bloom, When the North Wind Blows, Starsky and Hutch, Our Winning Season, WKRP in Cincinnati, The Love Tapes, The Love Boat, The Fall Guy, Hotel, Finder of Lost Loves, Cover-Up, and Comedy Factory.

    Talking about her ex-husband's fortune, James Brolin has a net worth of around $50 Million. Brolin's major income source is his showbiz career. He has earned good money from movies and TV shows like Amityville Horror, Westworld, Hotel, Life in Pieces, Capricorn One, Catch Me If You Can, I'll Be Home for Christmas, The Car, Sweet Teeth, Sisters, No Country for Old Men, Christmas with Tucker and more.

    Furthermore, the Emmy Award-winning actor has 28.8 thousand followers on his Instagram handle and his estimated earning per post is $151.5- $252.5. At the same time, Jame's current wife, Barbara Streisand, has a net worth of around $400 Million. She is one of the richest celebrities with $100 Million worth of Oceanfront Estate at Point Dune in Malibu, California.