It is becoming increasingly rare to find glamorous women in show business who choose a rather quiet life without much noise and drama in and around their lives. Apart from a publication in the 90s that suggests an affair, Markie Post is a lady who has managed her public profile quite well.
Markie Post Biography
She was born as Marjorie Armstrong Post but was later to become known more as Markie Post. Markie was born on November 4, 1950, in Palo Alto, California. Probably one of the factors that influenced her into the art of film was the fact that her mother, Marylee Post, was a poet. Her father, however, Richard F. Post, was a nuclear physicist. Markie has two siblings – Rodney Post and Stephen Post.
She and her siblings grew up at Stanford and Walnut Creek. She attended high school at Las Lomas High School, and during her time there, like most students, she was involved in extracurricular activities and stood out because she was on the school’s cheerleading team.
After moving to Portland, Oregon, she attended Lewis & Clark College; she also spent a short time at Pomona College. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art. Before acting, Markie served on numerous game shows as part of her production teams. It wasn’t a career move that would seem natural for an aspiring talent with dreams to make it big in Hollywood. As time will show, it seems that her involvement in game shows has helped her with valuable experience.
She was part of Tom Kennedy’s Split Second. She also worked as an assistant producer of Alex Trebek’s Double Dare. As she became more and more popular, she appeared as a celebrity guest performer on several game shows, including Pyramid and Password.
Markie Post is proud to be very family-oriented. Apart from her parents and siblings, she has been married twice, first in 1971 with her college heartthrob Stephen Knox. Strangely enough, they were divorced on September 5, 1972.
Later she fell in love with Michael A. Ross, who is a producer and writer. Ross is the producer of hits like Rules of Engagement (2007), Better Off Ted (2009) and Kirk (1995). Micheal and Markie were married on February 7, 1982, and have two daughters, Katie Ross and Daisy Ross. Once there were rumors that she had an affair with former American President Bill Clinton.
Markie Post Net Worth
Markie Post is an American actress who has been shining on our screens for decades, and as such, she deserves every cent associated with her name. She made her acting debut in 1978 on the American game show Card Sharks, where she played the role of the card dealer. Further appearances soon followed, when she appeared on game shows like Pyramid and Password. The New Card Sharks was another movie in which her skills were put on display, and she also appeared on TV shows like E! True Hollywood Story, Dyna Girl, 1st to Die, and Electra Woman.
Her journey into acting began with roles in Simon & Simon’s “Details at Eleven” in 1981 and she also starred in two episodes of The A-Team. She appeared in the 1984 episodes of Hot Styles and The Love Boat.
Her first big break came when she got the role of “Christine Sullivan” on the Night Court in 1984. She gained quite a reputation for her role in the ABC series The Fall Guy, where she was Terri Micheals.
Markie has won the Cable ACE Award and has also earned several nominations, including the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award. Since 1978, Markie Post has continued to work in the film industry, acquiring net assets estimated at $12 million.
Markie Post is not necessarily tall, as it stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches; its weight is measured at 50 kg. Her waist circumference is 23, her hip circumference 34, and her chest circumference 34B. Her body measurements are 34-23-34 inches.