Who is Elinor Donahue? Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Marriage

Elinor Donahue

Elinor Donahue is a well-known American actress best known for playing Betty Anderson in the American sitcom “Father Knows Best.”

Quick Facts

Age: 85 years 0 months
Birth Date: April 19, 1937
Horoscope (Sunshine): Aries
Full Name: Elinor Donahue
Birth Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Net Worth: $3 million
Salary: NA
Height / How tall : 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American
Profession: Actress
Father’s Name: Thomas William Donahue
Mother’s Name: Doris Genevieve Donahue
Education: Long’s Private School
Weight: 52 Kg
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Brown
Waist Size: 23 inch
Bra Size: 34 inch
Hip Size: 31 inch
Lucky Number: 5
Lucky Stone: Diamond
Lucky Color: Red
Best Match for Marriage: Leo

Elinor Donahue Wiki

Donahue was born in Tacoma, Washington, on April 19, 1937. Elinor Donahue was born to Thomas William and Doris Genevieve Donahue (mother). She could perhaps be her parents’ only kid. She began performing on the radio at the age of two and was signed by Universal Studios as a dancer and singer three years later.

Elinor is an American citizen with a Caucasian heritage. She enrolled at Long’s Private School and began studying ballet.

Height and Weight

Elinor Donahue stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 52 kg. Elinor has grey hair and brown eyes. 34-23-31 inches is her body measurement.

Elinor Donahue
Elinor Donahue


Elinor Donahue began her career in a dancing chorus when she was just five years old. During her adolescence, she worked in vaudeville. She went on to make major television appearances after that. In 1943, she made her film debut in the picture ‘Master Big.’ She has starred in films including ‘The Happy Years,’ ‘My Blue Heaven,’ ‘Love Is Better Than Ever,’ and many others.

She also starred as Lady Palmore in ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,’ ‘Girls Town,’ ‘Pretty Woman,’ and many other films. She also starred in TV shows such as ‘The Odd Couple,’ ‘Get a Life,’ ‘Shake,’ and many others, including a recurrent role on ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ in 1965.

Elinor Donahue Net worth

According to sources from 2022, she has a net worth of roughly $3 million. Her professional career has provided her with a lot of money.

Elinor Donahue Husband, Marriage

Elinor Donahue has a husband. She married Richard Smith in 1955, but the couple divorced in 1961. After that, she married Harry Ackerman, a television producer, in 1962 and had four sons: Brian, Peter, James, and Chris. Harry, her spouse, passed away in 1991. She married Lou Genevrino in 1992 after her second husband died. The pair have been living happily ever after since.