Kathryn Leigh Scott Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Parents, Salary

Kathryn Leigh Scott net worth

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NameKathryn Leigh Scott
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationActress, Writer
Age80 years
Kathryn Leigh Scott’s net worth

Kathryn Leigh Scott is an American actress and writer. She is known in the Movie/TV show industry for playing several roles in Dark Shadows. In 1986, Scott founded Pomegranate Press, which published her books about Dark Shadows, as well as other books authored by her, including The Bunny Years, about the 25-year history of Playboy Bunnies, and coffee table books on film art. Pomegranate Press has also published books by other authors, mainly nonfiction entertainment titles.

Scott continues to work as an actress (Three Christs with Richard Gere, 2017) and writer (Last Dance At the Savoy, Now With You, Now Without). She reprised a number of her Dark Shadows roles in a series of audio dramas. Scott co-wrote (with Jim Pierson) Dark Shadows: Return to Collinwood, an updated retrospective of the original series, including the Tim Burton remake with Johnny Depp, in which Scott has a cameo role. The book was released on April 3, 2012 via Pomegranate Press.

Early life

Marlene Kathryn Kringstad was born on January 26, 1943 (age 80 years) in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, United States. She is the daughter of Norwegian descent. She grew up on a farm in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, the daughter of Ole Kringstad, a Norwegian immigrant, and Hilda Karlsgodt Kringstad, of Norwegian descent. She attended Northwestern University in their summer “cherub” program while in high school.


Kathryn Leigh Scott moved to New York in 1962 to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts on a scholarship while working as a Playboy Bunny in the original New York Playboy Club at 59th and Fifth Avenue. Upon graduation from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kathryn landed the ingénue lead in the classic Gothic daytime drama Dark Shadows (ABC, 1966-1971).

Scott starred in the 1970 MGM feature House of Dark Shadows in 1970. Kathryn played four roles in the series: Maggie Evans, Josette du Pres, Lady Kitty Hampshire, and Rachel Drummond. In 1971, she moved to Paris, France, with her fiance, Time/Life photojournalist Ben Martin. In Paris, Kathryn played twins in the French language film L’alfomega. After marrying later that year in Vikebukt, Norway, she and her husband moved to London, England, where she continued working as an actress.

She appeared in several television films including Crime of Passion, Harriet’s Back In Town, The Turn of the Screw, Marked Personal, Come Die With Me, Dial M For Murder, Space: 1999, and the miniseries Late Call, Edward The King, and The Exiles. Scott also appeared in the 1980 British television series Hammer House of Horror episode, “Visitor From The Grave.”

Kathryn Leigh Scott also appeared in the feature films Brannigan with John Wayne; Providence with Dirk Bogarde, directed by Alain Resnais; The Great Gatsby, with Robert Redford and Mia Farrow, directed by Jack Clayton; and The Greek Tycoon with Anthony Quinn and Jacqueline Bisset.
In 1974, Kathryn Leigh Scott played Nurse Kelly in a six-month run of Harvey with James Stewart, directed by Sir Anthony Quayle, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. The following year she was in a new play, Le Weekend, at the Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England.

She moved to Los Angeles in 1978 to star in the CBS series Big Shamus, Little Shamus with Brian Dennehy. She guest-starred in a succession of television series, and then returned to England to film The Last Days of Patton with George C. Scott; Murrow with Daniel J. Travanti; Voice of the Heart with James Brolin; and Chandlertown with Powers Boothe.

She launched Pomegranate Press, Ltd. in 1985 to publish books about the entertainment industry, including guidebooks, biographies, textbooks, and coffee table art books. She wrote The Bunny Years (the 25-year history of Playboy Clubs told through the women who worked as Bunnies), which was sold to Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer.

She also co-produced a two-hour special for the A&E Network, and a one-hour documentary for BBC-1 and Canadian TV, based on the book. Pomegranate has published over 50 nonfiction titles, including Scott’s books Lobby Cards: The Classic Films (Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Coffee TableBook) and Lobby Cards: The Classic Comedies, both of which were published in the U.K. by Bloomsbury.

Kathryn Leigh Scott published a trade paperback edition of the hardcover biography Coya Come Home, with a foreword by Walter Mondale (2012). Scott wrote Dark Shadows Memories, to coincide with the series’ 20th anniversary, and Dark Shadows Companion as a 25th anniversary tribute. She has written three novels — Dark Passages (2012), Down and Out in Beverly Heels (2013), and Jinxed (2015); a memoir, Last Dance at the Savoy (Cumberland Press, 2016); and a trilogy of books on caregiving: Now With You, Now Without, The Happy Hours, and A Welcome Respite (Grand Harbor, 2017).

Scott plays Mamie Eisenhower in the feature film The Eleventh Green (2019) with Campbell Scott. She has also recently appeared in Three Christs (2018) with Richard Gere and Juliana Margulies, and Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York (2018). She appeared in Hallmark Channel’s Broadcasting Christmas (2016) and Lifetime’s A Wedding to Die For (2017), and has a recurring role as George Segal’s girlfriend Miriam in The Goldbergs.

She wrote Dark Shadows: Return to Collinwood (2012) and appeared in a cameo role in the Johnny Depp/Tim Burton film Dark Shadows (2012). After Scott’s divorce from Ben Martin in 1990, they continued as partners in Pomegranate Press and remained close until his death in 2017. Scott married Geoff Miller, founding editor and publisher of Los Angeles Magazine in 1991. He died from progressive supranuclear palsy in 2011. Kathryn is a national volunteer spokesperson for CurePSP.

She has served on the Boards of the Beverly Hills Women’s Club and the Women’s Club of Hollywood. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in the United States. Kathryn Leigh Scott stands at an appealing height of 1.67m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.

Kathryn Leigh Scott husband

As of November 2023, Kathryn Leigh Scott is single and not remarried. She was married to her first husband Ben Martin from 1971 to 1990. In 1991, she married her second husband Geoff Miller until his death in 2011. The actress rarely speaks about her personal life.

Kathryn Leigh Scott Salary

Kathryn Leigh Scott’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $415,000 dollars annually.

Kathryn Leigh Scott Net Worth

How much is Kathryn Leigh Scott worth? Kathryn Leigh Scott’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an actress and writer.