Joanne Dru Net Worth

Joanne Dru was born in Logan, West Virginia in 1922 and moved to New York in 1940. She was cast in Al Jolson's Broadway play "Hold Onto Your Hats" and married popular singer Dick Haymes. She was discovered by a talent scout and made her screen debut in Abie's Irish Rose (1946). She gained fame for her roles in the classic westerns Red River (1948) and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949). She also appeared in other films such as All the King's Men (1949), The Pride of St. Louis (1952) and Hell on Frisco Bay (1955). In 1960 she was cast in the comedy series Guestward Ho! (1960) as the Eastern owner of a dude ranch. Her character name was Babs. Her career ended in 1961.
Joanne Dru is a member of Actress

Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day January 31, 1922
Birth Place  Logan, West Virginia, United States
Died On September 10, 1996(1996-09-10) (aged 74)\nLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Aquarius
Occupation Actress
Years active 1946–1980
Spouse(s) Dick Haymes (m. 1941; div. 1949) John Ireland (m. 1949; div. 1957) George Pierose (m. 1963; d. 1972) C. V. Wood (m. 1972; d. 1992)
Children 3
Relatives Peter Marshall (brother) Pete LaCock (nephew)

💰 Net worth: $1.2 Million (2024)

Joanne Dru, the renowned American actress and soundtrack artist, is reportedly set to have an estimated net worth of $1.2 million by the year 2024. Throughout her illustrious career, Joanne Dru has captivated audiences with her exceptional acting skills and melodious voice. Best known for her remarkable performances in both television and film, she has established herself as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. With her talent and dedication, it is no surprise that Joanne Dru has accumulated such a significant net worth over the years.

Some Joanne Dru images



Born as Joan Letitia LaCock in Logan, West Virginia, Dru came to New York City in 1940 at the age of eighteen. After finding employment as a model, she was chosen by Al Jolson to appear in the cast of his Broadway show Hold On to Your Hats. When she moved to Hollywood, she found work in the theater. Dru was spotted by a talent scout and made her first film appearance in Abie's Irish Rose (1946). Over the next decade, Dru appeared frequently in films and on television. She was often cast in western films such as Howard Hawks's Red River (1948), John Ford's She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), and Wagon Master (1950).


Before moving to Hollywood, Dru met and married popular singer Dick Haymes in 1941. She was 19 years old. The couple had three children: Richard Ralph Haymes (born July 24, 1942), Helen Joanna Haymes (born May 13, 1944), Barbara Nugent Haymes (born September 19, 1947). Divorced from Haymes in 1949, Dru married Red River and All the King's Men co-star John Ireland less than a month later. The pair divorced in 1957. She had no children from her marriage to Ireland, or subsequent two marriages.


She gave a well-received performance in the dramatic film All the King's Men (1949) and co-starred with Dan Dailey in The Pride of St. Louis (1952), about major-league baseball pitcher Jerome "Dizzy" Dean. She appeared in the James Stewart drama Thunder Bay in 1953 and then a Martin and Lewis comedy 3 Ring Circus (1954). Her film career petered out by the end of the 1950s, but she continued working frequently in television, most notably as "Babs Wooten" on the 1960-61 sitcom, Guestward, Ho!.


After Guestward, Ho!, she appeared sporadically for the rest of the 1960s and the first half of the 1970s, with one feature film appearance, in Sylvia (1965), and eight television appearances.


She was a staunch Republican and appeared at a 1968 GOP cocktail party fundraiser for Richard Nixon.


She died in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 1996, aged 74, from a respiratory ailment that developed from lymphedema, a swelling of the extremities. Her ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean.