Tom Selleck Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Actor, Salary, and Net Worth

Tom Selleck is an American Emmy-Winning Actor known for playing the role of a Private Investigator, Thomas Magnum in the series Magnum, P.I.

Tom Selleck Profile

Tom Selleck is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Actor known for playing the role of a Private Investigator, Thomas Magnum in the series Magnum, P.I. between 1980 and 1988. He received several Emmy Award Nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series and won this award in the year 1985. 

Tom Selleck Age/How Old is Tom Selleck?

Selleck was born on January 29, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, United States as Thomas William Selleck. He is therefore 78 years old as of 2023.

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Tom Selleck Height/How Tall is Tom Selleck?

Selleck stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 4 inches tall.

Tom Selleck Family

Selleck was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan to his loving and caring parents, Robert Dean Selleck, father, and Martha Selleck (née Jagger), mother. His father was working as an executive and real estate investor whereas his mother was a housewife. He was raised alongside his elder brother named Robert was born in the year 1944 and his younger sister, Martha who was born in the year 1954. Tom also has a younger brother named Daniel who was born in the year 1956.

Tom’s father was of primarily British ancestry but had distant German ancestry as well. His mother, on the other hand, was of British descent, and her paternal side were miners from Worsborough, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Martha Jagger’s grandfather Thomas Jagger emigrated to Pennsylvania in the year 1881. His grandfather was also named Thomas and was killed in the Worsborough mine in 1844 aged 36 and the Jagger family can be traced back at least another three generations in the area.

An estimation states that nearly 30 men from the Jagger family were killed in mines during that era. Through an entirely paternal line, Selleck is a direct descendant of British colonist, David Selleck who moved to Massachusetts from Somerset, England in the year 1633. In this line, he is of the 11th generation of his family born in North America. His family made a move to Sherman Oaks, California in the year 1948.

Tom Selleck Wife/Is Tom Selleck Married?/Who is Tom Selleck Married to?

Selleck was previously married to his ex-wife, Jacqueline Ray who happens to be a model. The duo had been married between the years 1971 and 1982. The 7th of August 1987 saw him marry Jillie Joan Mack who was born in the year 1957.

Is Tom Selleck Gay?/Tom Selleck Gay

No. Selleck has previously been married to his wife Jacqueline and is married to his wife, Joan. He shares no information regarding whether or not he has been gay. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.

Tom Selleck Children/Daughter/Daughter Age/How many Children Does Tom Selleck Have?

During his marriage with Ray, they adopted their son, Kevin Shepard who was born in the year 1966. Kevin is the former drummer for the American rock band, Tonic. Selleck and Jillie are proud parents to their daughter named Hannah who was born on the 16th of  December 1988.

Tom Selleck’s Net Worth

Selleck has an estimated net worth of around $45 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Actor.

Tom Selleck Education

Selleck attended Grant High School where he obtained a High School Diploma in the year 1962. Later on, he enrolled at Los Angeles Valley College, living at home and saving money. Afterward, he went on to transfer to the University of Southern California during his junior year in order to play for the USC Trojans men’s basketball team.

Asides from this, he was a pitcher for the USC baseball team and is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. This is in addition to being a member of the Trojan Knights. When he was majoring in Business Administration, a drama coach suggested that he tries acting and during his senior year, he dropped out of the university. He later studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, under Milton Katselas.

Tom Selleck Career

Selleck is an actor popularly known for his role in the Television Series, Magnum, P.I. From the year 2010, he has co-starred as a New York City Police Commissioner, Frank Reagan in the series Blue Bloods. Later on, from 2005, he portrayed troubled small-town police chief Jesse Stone in nine television films based on the Robert B. Parker novels.

On the other hand, in films, he played bachelor architect Peter Mitchell in Three Men and a Baby in the year 1987. Tom was also in the sequel, Three Men and a Little Lady of the year 1990. This is in addition to appearing in more than 50 other film and television roles since Magnum, P.I. These include Mr. Baseball. Lassiter, and Quigley Down Under.

Selleck has also made appearances in recurring television roles such as Monica Geller’s love interest Dr. Richard Burke on Friend where he was playing Lance White. He was also cast as the likable and naive partner on The Rockford Files and as a casino owner A.J. Cooper in Las Vegas.

Asides from this, he held a lead role in the television western film The Sacketts, based on two of Louis L’Amour’s books. Selleck is a California Army National Guard veteran, a spokesman for the National Rifle Association(NRA), an endorser in advertisements for National Review Magazine, and the co-founder of the Character Counts! organization.

Is Tom Selleck Leaving Blue Birds?

The series Blue Birds is an American police procedural drama television series that has been airing on CBS since the month of September 2010. The main characters in this series are members of the fictional Reagan family, an Irish-American Catholic family in New York City with a history of work in law enforcement. This series stars Tom Selleck as the New York City Police Commissioner, Frank Reagan.

However, there have been recent speculations that Tom would be leaving the series and possibly retiring from his acting career. This, however, remains to be speculation since the blue bird’s brought a new episode of the show featuring Tom in it. On their Instagram account, they posted asking people to smile since an all-new episode of the show airs. This post was made on the 12th of  February 2021.

Magnum PI Tom Selleck/Tom Selleck as Magnum Pi

The series, Magnum P.I. is a drama television series that stars Tom Selleck taking the role of Thomas Magnum. Thomas is a Private Investigator(P.I.) living in Oahu, Hawaii. This series ran from the 11th of December 1980 to the 8th of May 1988 during its first-run broadcast on the American Television Network, CBS.

Thomas Sullivan Magnum is a fictional character on the American Television series, Magnum, P.I. In the original series, Magnum was portrayed by Tom Selleck. In the series, Jay Hernandez takes over the role of Thomas in the 2018 reboot series.

Tom Selleck Health/What Disease Does Tom Selleck Have?

There have been speculations that Selleck is suffering from arthritis which affects his movements and joints. A possible explanation to this speculation is his walking style as he walks with a slight limp. Later on, a report claimed that the star had been taking strong steroids in order to tackle a long battle with the disease.

Did Tom Selleck Die?/Is Tom Selleck Still Alive?

Selleck is still alive and kicking. He is 78 years old as of 2023.

Tom Selleck Mustache

Tom Selleck’s mustache has brought some fame to him over the years with some people arguing that the mustache is more famous than himself. Other people joke that if there existed a facial hair hall of fame, his mustache would certainly have a special place in it.

In relation to his mustache, some producers banned him to shave them off while acting in their movies and TV shows. Selleck’s mustache is thick, neat, well-groomed, classy, and looks amazing. Asides from this, he stated that they are simple to maintain once you grow them and is a nice bonus to his life and career.

Tom Selleck Movies and Tv Shows

In the course of his career, he has appeared in numerous films and movies. Here is a list of some of the movies and television series he featured in:

  1. Lancer as Dobbie in the year 1969
  2. Judd for the Defense as Deputy in 1969
  3. Sarge as Captain Denning in 1971
  4. Wide World Mystery as Mark Brolin in 1973
  5. The FBI as Steve in 1973
  6. Marcus Welby, M.D. as Lt. Rogers in 1974
  7. A Case of Rape as Stan in 1974
  8. Divorce Wars: A Love Story as Jack Sturgess in 1982
  9. Concrete Cowboys as Will Eubanks  in 1979
  10. Coma as Sean Murphy in 1978
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