American actor and producer Tom Selleck also served in the United States Army. For his performance as Thomas Magnum on Magnum P.I., he received both a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe. He was a member of the 160th Infantry Regiment of the California Army National Guard throughout his military career.
Tom Selleck’s early life and education
Tom Selleck was born in Detroit on January 29, 1945. Tom’s family moved to Sherman Oaks, California, when he was a little kid. Tom is the eldest of four siblings. He completed high school in 1962. He attended Los Angeles Valley College while still living with his parents but eventually earned a basketball scholarship to USC. He originally intended to pursue business administration at the school, but a teacher’s suggestion that he give acting a go changed his mind. Selleck had already dropped out of school by his senior year to focus on acting. During this time, Selleck was also enlisted in the United States Army to serve his country in the Vietnam War. As a result, Selleck spent the years between 1967 and 1973 in the California National Guard.
Tom Selleck’s personal life
Even though he had a very successful acting career, Tom Selleck was able to find love with a model named Jacqueline Ray, whom he married in 1971. In 1982, after almost 11 years of marriage, they separated and eventually divorced. When the 38-year-old divorcee met Jillie Joan Mack, a dancer in the musical Cats, they were both working in London for a movie. After Mack’s contract with the theatre ended, she joined Selleck on the set of Magnum, P.I. in Hawaii. They secretly wed in 1987, which stunned everyone. In spite of its rapid start, the couple’s marriage has endured for almost three decades and is going strong.
Personal details of Tom Selleck
|Real Name||Thomas William Selleck|
|Celebrity Name||Tom Selleck|
|Age||77 years old|
|Date of Birth||January 29, 1945|
|Birthplace||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
Body measurements of Tom Selleck
|Height in Centimetres||193 cm|
|Height in Inches||6 feet, 4 inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||88 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||193 lbs|
|Spouse Name||Jacqueline Ray (m. 1971-1982), Jillie Mack (m. 1987)|
The net worth of Tom Selleck
Tom Selleck has collected more than his share of substantial paychecks thanks to a Hollywood career that has lasted over five decades. The well-known actor and producer are believed to be worth $45 million by CelebrityNetWorth.com. Additionally, it is said that he makes a total of $150,000 for each episode of Blue Bloods.
Tom Selleck’s real estate and assets
Tom Selleck acquired a house in Hawaii in 1993 for an unknown amount. He had lived there with his family for a long time until selling it in 2001 for $2.48 million. Selleck did many cool things to the place when he rebuilt it. After a long day of shooting, he and the cast of Magnum P.I. would rest with a private screening of the dailies in the theatre he built within the home. There is a concrete “safe chamber” on the property, which has a bank vault door.
Tom Selleck spent well over $5 million buying a ranch in Ventura, California, back in 1988. Selleck says he farms to “keep himself calm,” yet the property is luxurious. There includes a helipad, several swimming pools, a golf course, and tennis courts. Selleck had already purchased a Los Angeles condo before settling on the purchase of his property. Together with James Blakely III, he transformed the condo’s 1,800 square feet into a home that seems like an Edwardian country estate, even though it is an apartment.
Tom Selleck Hobbies and other interests
Tom Selleck is a strong supporter of the National Rifle Association and an excellent hunter and sniper. Sports are a major part of his life, and he is an avid player and supporter. Selleck is an enthusiastic supporter of the NHL and a strong volleyball player.
Career Beginnings of Actor Tom Selleck
Early in his career, Tom Selleck was known mostly for commercial work. He appeared in advertising for Coca-Cola, Revlon’s Chaz Cologne, Dubonnet, Right Guard Deodorant, and Close-Up toothbrush. His television ads for Marlboro as “The Marlboro Man” are particularly well-known. After modest parts, Selleck broke through with The Rockford Files. Tom Selleck played a cowboy in The Sacketts (1979), a character that paralleled his love of the outdoors.
Tom Selleck’s breakthrough role on the popular TV show Magnum P.I. came in 1980. Tom Selleck received an Emmy in 1984 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Fans throughout the globe knew Selleck’s moustache, Hawaiian shirt, and Ferrari from Magnum P.I. After the programme ended, it became the most popular broadcast replay ever. Tom Selleck
Successful projects and recent works of Tom Selleck
Selleck appeared in films like Runaway and Three Men and a Baby while starring on Magnum. Tom Selleck’s subsequent film roles in Quigley Down Under, An Innocent Man, In & Out, and The Love Letter helped solidify his place in the public eye following his breakthrough in Magnum P.I. He returned to TV with a recurrent role on Friends. He received an Emmy nomination for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2000.
In 1998, Tom Selleck tried to make a return to television by starring in the main role of a comedy. However, poor ratings led to the show’s cancellation after just ten episodes. Selleck had better success with made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone. Similarly, it was a huge hit when Selleck landed his first significant recurring TV job since Magnum P.I. on NBC’s Las Vegas. Likewise, he made appearances in the CBS police programme Blue Bloods beginning in 2010. The role of the Police Commissioner is played by Tom Selleck in the programme. He recently made appearance as a guest star in Boston Legal.