About Tom Selleck
Thomas William Selleck better known as Tom Selleck, is a film producer and actor from the United States. He gained prominence appearing as Thomas Magnum, private investigator, in popular TV series Magnum, P.I. This show, filmed in Hawaii, has been aired since 1980 to 1988. Tom has also starred in a number of made-for-television films telling the story of Jesse Stones, Police Chief and detective. In 2010 Selleck was cast for Blue Bloods. Once again, in these series Thomas impersonates a policeman, Frank Reagan. His other notable movies include Quigley Down Under, Thee Man and a Baby, Lassiter and Las Vegas. As for 2013, Tom Selleck net worth is estimated at $22 millions.
Thomas was born in Michigan, in a family of Robert Dean and Martha S. Selleck. His father worked as a business executive and investor, while his mother was a housewife. Tom was the second child in a family and has three siblings: Robert, Daniel and Martha. His ancestors originated from Scottland and England. After graduation from Grant High School, Selleck received a baseball scholarship to study at University of Southern Carolina.
While playing for USC Trojans, Tom started modeling and taking drama classes at his university. The acting career, which eventually boosted Tom Selleck net worth to tens of millions, started with an encouragement from his drama coach. Following her advice, Selleck joined Beverly Hills Playhouse.
The future millionaire made his television debut in 1965, appearing on the show The Dating Time. Tom Selleck net worth started to grow in the late 1960s, when he was cast for minor roles in The Seven Minutes and Myra Breckinridge. His first reoccurring role was in TV series The Rockford Files, where Tom portrayed Lance White, a private investigator. Although Selleck was lucky enough to win small parts, for quite a long period he remained a little known actor. A breakthrough in his career came up in 1980, when Selleck landed a leading role in television series Magnum, I.P. Following this, he appeared in a number of successful television series. For example, he played Richard Burke, Geller’s long-lasting love interest, in hit TV series Friends. The same year Thomas appeared as Jack McLaren in CBS situation comedy The Closer.
As for today, the millionaire is filming for yet another TV series, Blue Bloods. According to celebritynetworth.com, each of the episodes of this show boosts Tom Selleck net worth by $130 thousand. What about his personal life? For more than ten years Thomas was married to Jacqueline Ray, a former model. The couple divorced in 1982. Five years later Selleck exchanged the rings with Jillie Mack. The family currently lives in California and has a grown up daughter, Hannah Margaret Selleck.