What happened to Suzanne Somers? Who was Her Husband? Movies & TV Shows
An American actress and author, Suzanne Somers was in the media spotlight after playing the role of Chrissy Snow on the show, Three’s Company. From 1991 to 1998, she played the role of Carol Foster Lambert on the TV show, Step by Step. Her book, Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones made her popular in 2006. She played in movies like Magnum Force and Billy Jack Goes to Washington.
Early Life of Suzanne Somers
Suzanne Somers was born Suzanne Marie Mahoney in San Bruno, California, United States on October 16, 1946. As of 2023, she was 77 years old and her horoscope was Libra. Every year, she used to cut her birthday cake on the 16th of October. Her parents are Frank Mahoney (father) and Marion Mahoney (mother). Suzanne’s father was a laborer and gardener while her mother worked as a medical secretary.
She spent her childhood with Daniel Mahoney and Maureen Gilmartin. Her paternal grandparents are Michael Mahoney and Mary Agnes Sullivan while George Joseph Turner and Nellie Bernadette Keating are her maternal grandparents. Somers had American citizenship and she belongs to Irish with English and Dutch ethnicity. She follows the Christian religion. Somers graduated from Capuchino High School and Mercy High School. She also studied at the San Francisco College for Women.
Suzanne Somers’s Husband
Her husband is a Canadian entertainer, producer, and TV host, Alan Hamel. Suzanne and Alan met on the set of the game show, The Anniversary Game in 1969. Then, they started dating and exchanged wedding vows on November 11, 1977, and were living in Palm Springs, California.
Suzanne Somers’s Ex-Husband
Her first husband was Bruce Somers. In April 1964, they started dating and read the wedding vows on April 14, 1965. Suzanne was only 19 years old at the time of her marriage. they lived as a married couple for three years and got divorced in 1968. She was also in a relationship with an American actor, Ric Carrott.
Suzanne Somers, Mother of Four
She gave birth to a son with her partner, Bruce. She welcomed Bruce Somers Jr. on November 8, 1965. Currently, her son works as a marketing agency owner. She welcomed three daughters named Camelia Marie Somers, Violet Somers, and Daisy Hamel-Buffa.
Suzanne Somers’s Net Worth
Suzanne had an estimated net worth of $100 million as of 2023 which she earned through her professional career. She used to earn $30k per episode. She had an endorsement of Rice A Roni, Folgers Coffee, Ace Hardware, Torso Track, 3-Way Poncho, Chevrolet, and Ford.
Her Death Cause & Illness
Suzanne left this universe on October 15, 2023, in Palm Springs, California, U.S. She was 77 years old at the time of her death. She was in her 20s when she suffered from hyperplasia and was diagnosed with skin cancer in her 30s. Suzanne suffered from stage II breast cancer and had a lumpectomy to remove the cancer in April 2000. She had to do radiation therapy. In 2000, she suffered from breast cancer and she started taking medication rather than therapy.
She even did a mistletoe extract called Iscador along with the surgical procedure to remove a cancerous lump and followed up with radiation therapy. She used bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to deal with various women’s issues. In July 2023, she was again diagnosed with cancer which took her breathe. Her publicist, R. Couri Hay announced her death:
“Suzanne Somers passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of October 15th. She survived an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years. She was surrounded by her loving husband Alan, her son Bruce, and her immediate family. Her family was gathered to celebrate her 77th birthday on October 16th. Instead, they will celebrate her extraordinary life, and want to thank her millions of fans and followers who loved her dearly, “
The Acting Career of Suzanne Somers
- In 1969, she made her career debut by appearing as a prize model on a show, Anniversary Game.
- She played in the movie, American Graffiti as a blonde in T-bird in 1973.
- She appeared in the TV show, Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting as Sidewalk Extra in 1969.
- Suzanne then played in hit movies like The Rockford Files, The Six Million Dollar Man, and One Day At A Time.
- She played a nude two times in the TV show, Playboy.
- In 2001, she appeared as Gilbert’s Mom in the TV series, Say It Isn’t So.
- Somers was listed on the Infomercial Hall of Fame on May 2, 2014.
Movies & TV Shows
She played in TV shows like Bullitt, Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting, Fools, American Graffiti, Magnum Force, Billy Jack Goes to Washington, It Happened at Lakewood Manor, etc. Her hit movies are Anniversary Game, Mantrap, Lotsa Luck, The Rockford Files – The Big Ripoff, Sky Heist, The Six Million Dollar Man, and so on.
She was the author of hit books like A New Way to Age: The Most Cutting-Edge Advances in Antiaging, Ageless, Breakthrough: Eight Steps to Wellness, TOX-SICK: From Toxic to Not Sick, I’m Too Young for This!, The sexy years, and many more.
FAQs of Suzanne Somers
How tall is Suzanne Somers?
Suzanne had a tall height of 5 feet 5 inches and her weight was 63kg. Her body measurement includes 38-28-38 inches. She had a beautiful pair of blue colored eyes and blonde hair. Suzanne’s shoe size was 8.5 US and her dress size was 10 US.
Did Suzanne Somers hit her father?
Yes, she hit her father. Her father was an alcoholic and used to embarrass her and the family publicly. She was only 6 when she knew about his father’s behavior and at the age of 16, she hit her with a tennis racket because she was fed up with his behavior. Due to this, her father suffered from concussion and they stopped talking for 2 years.
Was Suzanne Somers arrested?
Yes, she was arrested. In March 1970, San Francisco police arrested her passing bad checks.