Susan Blakely- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Ethnicity

Susan Blakely

Susan Blakely is a model and actress from the United States. She is most remembered for her portrayal as the protagonist in the ABC miniseries “Rich Man, Poor Man.” She is also well-known for her roles in ‘The Towering Inferno’ (1974), ‘Report to the Commissioner (1975), and ‘Over the Top’ (1987).

Quick Facts

Real Name Susan Blakely
Nick Name Susan
Date Of Birth September 07, 1948
Age 74 years old
Birthplace Frankfurt, Germany
Nationality German
Profession Actress, Model
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 54 kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eye color Blue
Net Worth $8 million

Susan Blakely Age & Early Life

Susan Blakely was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 7, 1948. She is 70 years old right now. Colonel Larry Blakely (a career Army officer) is her father, and Mary Louise (a former art teacher) is her mother. Susan Blakely was born in the United States, although her ethnicity is unclear. She relocated to New York after graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso.

She then went on to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse under Warren Robertson, Lee Strasberg, and Sanford Meisner. She later began training with Charles Conard in Los Angeles, and she is now studying with Warner Loughlin.

Susan Blakely Height & Weight

She stands 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 54 kilograms. Susan Blakely has blonde hair and blue eyes. Her measurements are 31-24-33 inches, and she wears a bra size 36B.

Susan Blakely

Susan Blakely’s Net Worth

How much is Susan Blakely’s net worth? She has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of July 2023, which she has acquired via her professional career.


Susan Blakely started her professional modeling career in 1967 with the Ford Modeling Agency. She performed in films such as ‘Savages, The Way We Were’ and ‘The Lords of Flatbush’ as a supporting actress. She got her debut as Patty Simmons in the film ‘The Towering Inferno’ and performed the female lead part in the movie ‘Report to the Commissioner’. Her celebrity skyrocketed when she landed the main part in the television miniseries ‘Rich Man, Poor Man,’ which is based on Irwin Shaw’s 1969 book of the same name.

She starred in films such as ‘Dreamer’ in 1979, ‘Over the Top’ in 1987, ‘Seven Days’ in 1994, ‘Hate Crime’ in 2005, ‘The Genesis Code’ in 2010, and ‘Displacement’ in 2017. She played Eva Braun in the 1981 television series ‘The Bunker,’ Melody in ‘The Hitchhiker,’ Linda Wolfe in ‘The Twilight Zone,’ Claudia Merrill in ‘In the Heat of the Night,’ Meredith Clancy in ‘Walker, Texas Ranger,’ Angie in ‘Two and a Half Men,’ and Anne in ‘This Is Us’ from 2017 to 2018.

Susan Blakely Husband & Marriage

Who is Susan Blakely’s husband? Susan Blakely has a husband. Since July 16, 1982, she has been married to Steve Jaffe. He is a film and television producer as well as a media consultant and crisis management specialist. The couple has not yet had a kid, but they are spending quality time together. She previously married lawyer Todd Merer in 1969, but their marriage ended in divorce in 1981.