How Much Is The Net Worth Of Writer Jane Wagner?

Jane Wagner is an American writer best known for writing the one-stage show turned film The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Similarly, she is recognized as the writer of another film titled The Incredible Shrinking Woman.

On the other hand, Wagner is also a famous director and producer. As per the Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth of $10 million in 2020.


Jane Wagner wanted to make her career in the show business and joined the Barter Theatre of Abingdon. She then started to tour with the theatre and then served as a designer for the multi-national personal care companies, Kimberly-Clark and Fieldcrest.

Then, in 1969, Wagner made a debut as a writer along with the CBS special J.T. For her writing skills, she even won the Peabody Award. During that time, Lily Tomlin was in search of the perfect collaborator who could help her with the comic character, Edith Ann.

The duo then began their journey to work on Tomlin’s comic shows and to this date, their work appreciated by the public. Her collaborative comedy album, This Is a Recording earned nomination for Grammy Award in 1971.

Writer Jane Wagner is worth $10 million
Writer Jane Wagner is worth $10 million

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Finally, she along with Lily won 3 Primetime Emmy Awards for some TV specials such as Lily, The Lily Tomlin Special, and Lily: Sold Out. Later, in 1977, she wrote the one-woman stage show titled The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, which later turned into the movie because of his high popularity.

Moreover, in 1981, Jane worked as a scriptwriter for Joel Schumacher and directed science-fiction movie, The Incredible Shrinking Woman. Similarly, she directed the film Moment by Moment and a documentary 2 or 3 Things but Nothing Sure. Again, she directed another documentary based on women and sexuality titled Girls Likes Us along with Tina Di Feliciantonio.

Furthermore, Wagner authored books such as My life, so far Edith Ann, J.T., Search Signs Intell Lif Post, The NESFA Hymnal, Volume 2, and Cozy Mystery: 20 Stories Similarly to Agatha Christie and Hercule Poirot.


Jane Wagner was born Jane Ann Wagner on February 26, 1935, in Morristown, Tennessee, the United States. She is quite private when it comes to her parents, family, siblings, and other private life.

Talking about Jane’s education, she attended Morristown High School. Also, she enrolled at the School of Visual Arts.

Relationship History

85 years old writer Jane Wagner is a married woman. She is a member of the LGBTQ community.

Jane Wagner and her lifepartner, Lily Tomlin
Jane Wagner and her life partner, Lily Tomlin

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Wagner exchanged the wedding vows with Lily Tomlin on December 31, 2013. The celebrity couple began their relationship after they collaborated with each other for Tomlin’s comedy.