Mickey Rooney Married, Wife, Net Worth and Dead

Posted On: 08 Dec, 2014

Mickey Rooney Married, Wife, Net Worth and  Dead

Quick Facts

Date of Birth 1920-09-23 to 2014-04-06
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Jan Rooney(his dead),Ava Gardner(div), Betty Jane Baker(div), Martha Vickers(div),Carolyn Mitchell(div),Marge Lane(div),Carolyn Hockett(div), Elaine Devry(div),
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(seven times)
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 5 feet 2 inches(157 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Nine Children

“The audience and I are friends. They allowed me to grow up with them. I've let them down several times. They've let me down several times. But we're all family.”

Mickey Rooney is the popular name in the Hollywood industry who has served for around 80 years in this field. He was born in 23rd of September, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He has started his career from his early age and was involved in it till his death. He was died in 6th of April, 2014. He was a popular actor in both TV shows and movies. In his career, he has worked in more than 300 movies and many other TV series. He got height of success from this industry.

His real name is Joseph Yule Jr. As his parents were also involved in this field, he got an easy entrance and made his career in it. He took the acting classes and passed out from Hollywood High School in 1938. He made his debut from the movie “Not to be Trusted” in 1926 when he was only 6 years old. He was selected to play the role of “Mickey McGuire” in the series of short movies. From his acting skills, many people became fan of him at that time. He never looked back after his involvement in this series. He has played various roles in the movies which have made him very much popular. He made his debut in the movies from “Orchids and Ermine” in 1927. He is very much popular in his young age in 1930s. He has been one of the successful and one of the hard working persons of Hollywood industry. As his first character was named Mickey, he later converted his name to it and everyone knew him as Mickey Rooney rather than his real name.

He was popular from his acting till his death. Though he has died, his works will always remain as a history. In 2000s, he has worked in the movies like “Phantom of Megaplex”, “Night at the Museum”, “Lost Stallions: The Journey Home”, “Gerald”, “The Muppets” and “The Woods”. His upcoming movies are “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”. He has been in 1st position in the box office ranking in 1930s and early 1940s. His works on television has also helped him to leap forward. His most popular program on TV is “The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan” where he played the role of Mickey Mulligan. He also got chance to play the main role in the popular TV show “The Adventures of the Black Stallion” and “Bill”. From his works, he has been honored as well as awarded from many prizes. He won his first Academy Award in 1938. He was honored from the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. He has won the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star in 1964. He was also honored from Academy Honorary Award in 1983.

He was only 5 feet 1 inch tall and had the weight of 57 kg. He got married for 8 times and has got 9 children. He got divorced for 6 times. His latest wife is Jan Rooney who also got separated from him in 2012. Though there is no official record of his net worth, it is estimated to be $123 million. He is still popular in social sites such as twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Though he is dead now, his work will always remain here. His full biography can be found in Wikipedia and IMDB.