Loni Anderson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jan, 2019
Facts of Loni Anderson
Date of Birth: 1945 , August-5
Age: 76 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Loni Anderson
Birth Name Loni Kaye Anderson
Father Klaydon Carl "Andy" Anderson
Mother Maxine Hazel Kallin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $12 Million
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Brown Light
Body Measurements 38-20-32 inch
Weight in KG 62 kg
Married Yes
Married to Bob Flick (m. 2008), Burt Reynolds (m. 1988), Ross Bickell (1974)
Children Quinton Anderson Reynolds, Deidra Hoffman
Divorce Burt Reynolds
Education University of Minnesota
Awards Not Yet
Movies A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
TV Show The Mullets (20032004)
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Born and raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Loni Anderson is one of the leading faces in the acting field. The actress first landed her iconic role in the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. For her mind-blowing performance in the series, she was nominated for three Golden Globe and two Emmy Award nominations. She also appeared in the movies like All Dogs Go to Heaven and A Night At the Roxbury

The actress has been married four times and has two children. 

Early Life And Education Of Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson was born on 5th August 1945 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the United States. She is the daughter of Maxine Hazel who was a model and Klaydon Carl “Andy” Anderson who was an environmental chemist. Loni spent her childhood in suburban Roseville and attended Alexander Ramsey Senior High School located in Roseville. She was raised as a Lutheran. 

While there, Anderson was voted Valentine’s Day Winter Formal. Later on, she attended the University of Minnesota.

Loni Anderson's Professional Career 

Loni Anderson began her acting career by acting in an episode of SWAT in 1975. After that, she went on to act in many movies and series like Vigilante Force in 1976, WKRP in Cincinnati in 1978 for which she is most recognized.

Anderson played the character Jennifer Marlowe for its 88 episodes till 1982. She was seen in The Incredible Hulk in 1978, Th ree’s Company in 1978, The Jayne Mansfield Story in 1980, Sizzle in 1981, Country gold in 1982, Partners in Crime in 1984, Stroker Ace in 1983, The Lonely Guy in 1984, Amazing Stories in 1985.

The following year, Anderson went on to play the role in Easy Street. Some of her other major works include Blondie and Dagwood in 1987 for which she voiced, A Whisper Kills in 1988, Sorry Wrong Number in 1989, Coins in the Fountain, Muncie in 1992, White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd,  and The Price She Paid in 1992.

After a short break from the cinema world, Loni returned to be seen in The Mullets in 2003-2004, Say NoTORIous in 2006 and more. Additionally, Anderson has also played the role of Pamela Anderson’s mother in one episode of V.I.P for which she is much recognized.

Anderson is a spokesperson for the National Lung Health Education Program’s campaign and COP Together which increases awareness about COPD. She supports these campaigns mostly because she grew up with parents who smoked and suffered COPD. Anderson is highly respected for her work in the cinema arena. 

In 2016, Anderson was a cast in the TV series Baby Daddy alongside Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler, Melissa Peterman, and Chelsea Kane.

Loni Anderson's Net Worth And Earnings 

Loni Anderson is one of the prominent faces in the field of acting and has played a number of breakout roles in both movies and TV series. Especially her role in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati opened the door for her many other iconic roles in various projects. And as per celebrity net worth, Anderson has a net worth of around $12 million, in 2019. And she appeared in WKRP in Cincinnati in 1978 where she was paid $20 K. 

In the year 1998, the actress was a cast in the comedy A Night at the Roxbury which became the instant hit at the box office grossing over $30 million. She sold her Sherman Oaks mansion for around $2.1 million in 2015. 

In the year 2007, the actress bought her five-bedroom house for $1.9 million, in Sherman Oaks, California. 

Loni Anderson's Personal Life And Relationship 

Loni Anderson has been married four times. Loni has a long list of marriages and divorces. Her first marriage was to Bruce Donald Hassleberg in 1964 with whom she has a lovely daughter named Deidre Hoffman. Their daughter Hoffman was a school administrator in California. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, in 2009. 

However, due to parallel thoughts, the couple later divorced in 1966. Then Loni went on and married Ross Bickell in 1973 but soon enough had a divorce in 1981.

Anderson then went on to marry co-actor Burt Reynolds in 1988. The couple together was seen in a few movies and they adopted a son named Quinton Anderson Reynolds, was born on August 31, 1988.  But they later had a nasty separation followed by a divorce in 1993.

Loni then went on to marry the then-famous musician Bob Flick on 17th May 2008. Bob is one of the founding members of the band named The Brothers Four. the two romantically met for the first time in St. Paul at a movie premiere in the year 1963. It's been over a decade that the two are sharing the blissful married life. 

Loni Anderson's Body Measurement 

Loni Anderson weighs around 62 kgs and is 5 feet 6 inches tall. She has got a perfect body measurement of 38-20-32 inches. She published her autobiography in 1997 named My Life in High Heels.

In an interview with Studio 10, Anderson disclosed the reason about Split From Burt Reynolds.