80-year-old Lily Tomlin remains a popular name in Hollywood, the veteran comedian and actress started her career back in 1965 in comedy clubs and is better known today for her role on the Netflix series Grace and Frankie.

She has also worked as a film actress with numerous credits to her name. Her work on the 1975 film Nashville was her breakthrough in the big-screen. Additionally, she has won multiple awards for her work during her long career.

What Is The Net Worth Of Lily Tomlin?

Veteran actress Lily Tomlin has a net worth of around $15 million in 2020. She made this net worth from a long career in show business as an actress and comedian.

Lily Tomlin's fortune in 2020 is around $15 million
Lily Tomlin’s fortune in 2020 is around $15 million

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She started out in the mid-1990s and has since become an A-lister in Hollywood as well as a famous name on TV.

House In Los Angeles

The star owns and used to own various houses including property in Los Feliz that was built by an oil baron around 1920. The property is spread over 6,865 square feet which houses five fireplaces. Tomlin acquires the property in the eighties and sold it for $2.75-million in 1999.

She also has another property in Los Angeles but the price and details of the estate are not public information.

How Much Is The Salary Of Lily Tomlin?

Lily Tomlin has a salary of around $2.4 Million per year from her various TV series and films.

Tomlin on Frankie and Grace
Tomlin on Frankie and Grace

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Additionally, she also earns from the royalties and residuals of her various works.

Box Office Collections

The comedian has worked in a lot of films over the years and many of her films have grossed multimillion dollars. The table below lists her various box office hits throughout the years.

Year Earnings Movie
2006 $26,716,191 A Prairie Home Companion
2013 $18,733,666 Admission
2018 $375,243,139 Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 3D
2009 $205,312,666 Gake no ue no Ponyo
1980 $103,300,147 Nine to Five
2009 $70,022,978 The Pink Panther 2
2000 $69,688,384 The Kid
1993 $55,598,481 The Beverly Hillbillies
2006 $49,610,898 The Ant Bully
2002 $43,308,707 Orange County
1988 $40,150,487 Big Business
1984 $35,243,581 All of Me
1992 $28,876,702 The Player
2006 $26,716,191 A Prairie Home Companion
1981 $20,259,000 The Incredible Shrinking Woman
2004 $20,034,713 I Heart Huckabees
2013 $18,733,666 Admission
1996 $16,149,180 Flirting with Disaster
1999 $14,395,874 Tea with Mussolini
1998 $7,571,115 Krippendorf’s Tribe
2015 $7,440,964 Grandma
1993 $6,110,979 Short Cuts
1992 $2,735,731 Shadows and Fog
1996 $1,310,167 The Celluloid Closet
1995 $1,275,000 Blue in the Face
2007 $508,203 The Walker
1996 $197,322 Getting Away with Murder
2012 $43,155 Get Bruce
2019 N/A I Am Richard Pryor


The comedian is a passionate supporter of charities, she has supported a lot of charities over the years. As a matter of fact, she has supported around 8 charities.

Some of the foundations she has worked with in the past are GLSEN, Los Angeles LGBT Center, PAWS/LA, Petco Foundation, Save the Chimps, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Smile Train, UNEP, etc.

She also supports causes like Creative Arts, Environment, Grief Support, Health, LGBT Support, Oceans, Senior Citizen Support among others.

Short Biography

Lily Tomlin was born Mary Jean Tomlin on September 1, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. to Lillie Mae and Guy Tomlin. She has a brother named Richard Tomlin.

Jane Wagner and Tomlin have been a couple for more than 50 years
Jane Wagner and Tomlin have been a couple for more than 50 years

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As a kid, she went to Cass Technical High School and later attended Wayne State University.

Regarding her relationships, she is married to Jane Wagner, they tied the knot on December 31, 2013, after being in a relationship for more than 42 years. When asked about her sexuality, she said that

“Everybody in the industry was certainly aware of my sexuality and of Jane … in interviews, I always reference Jane and talk about Jane, but they don’t always write about it.”