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How Much Wealthy Was Angela Lansbury Upon Her Death at Age 96?

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at her home in Los Angeles, beloved British-American actress Angela Lansbury, well remembered for her role as mystery author Jessica Fletcher in the long-running “Murder, She Wrote,” died away quietly in her sleep.

Her children informed People and other news outlets that Lansbury was 96 years old and would have turned 97 on October 16. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth was $70 million.

According to the website, she was also the oldest Academy Award nominee who was still alive. She won four Golden Globes for her work on “Murder, She Wrote” and two more for “The Manchurian Candidate” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray” She never won despite numerous Academy Award and Emmy Award nominations. According to IMDb, she got an Honorary Academy Award in 2014 for her lifetime of achievements.

Lansbury’s extensive career featured parts in “National Velvet,” “Gaslight,” and numerous other films. She also provided the voice of Mrs. Potts in “Beauty and the Beast,” a Disney animated classic.

Lansbury also displayed her singing abilities on stage, starring in the 1970s as the title character in the musicals “Mame” and “Gypsy.”

“Murder, She Wrote” aired for a total of 12 seasons. According to TheRichest.com, Lansbury earned around $300,000 per episode from the show in 1984. This salary may have increased as the show continued. This is a significant increase from her weekly salary of $5,000 for “Gaslight” in 1944.


Angela Lansbury Family

Lansbury married actor Richard Cromwell at age 19, but the couple separated barely one year later, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 1949, she married actor Peter Shaw.

According to People, Lansbury is survived by three children, Anthony, Diedre, and David, three grandsons, and five great-grandchildren. Edgar Lansbury, Lansbury’s brother, was also named in the list of surviving family members.


Real Estate

Lansbury owned a $2 million condo in New York City, a property in Brentwood, California, and a farmhouse in County Cork, Ireland, that was highlighted in Architectural Digest for its pleasant, yet sumptuous simplicity.

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