Loretta Jane Swit professionally known as Loretta Swift is an American actress and stage performer with an amazing net worth of $4 million. She is best known for her roles in M.A.S.H as Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan.
Swit was born on November 4, 1937, in Passaic, New Jersey, U.S. She won nominated for 12 different awards while has won 5 awards, two of the award was Primetime Emmy Awards which she won from M.A.S.H.
How Did She Earn Her Net Worth?
Loretta has an estimated amount of $4 million as her net worth. She has earned her wealth from her stage performance and from her roles in many television series and movies. Apart from her stage performance, she has appeared on many series like Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, Gunsmoke, and Mission Impossible.
Sold a House Worth $4.895
Loretta Swit used to own a house worth $4.895 million mansions in Hollywood Hills which she sold on $840,000. The mansion stands on 4,000 square feet of land that includes three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a fireplace, a huge dining room, a fireplace, a study room, a gym, blue cabinetry, with a swimming pool outside the house.
Earning from Stage Performance
Before entering to act in television series, Swit used to act in theater. In 1967, she first worked with Any Wednesday where she went on a tour with them. After working with Any Wednesday, Swit got a chance in many other stage performances in "The Old Couple", "Same Time, Next Year", "The Mystery Of Edwin Drood", and many more. She has earned $1.5 million alone from her career as a stage performer.
Earning $2.5 million from M.A.S.H.
The television series M.A.S.H. is of comedy, drama, war genre which ran for over eleven years from 1972 to 1983. Swit has played as Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan in the series and has appeared in all 251 episodes alongside Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, William Christopher, and others. Swit used to earn 10,000 per episode in those days and by the end of the series, she was able to gather $2.5 million from the series.
Owns a Dog and a Cat
Loretta Swit used to own two west Highland dog named Amy and Munchkin for over 12 years who recently died on 22 November 2019. The west Highland costs $700. She also owns a cat name, Saha.
Supports Rescue Team and Shock Trauma Unit
As Swit is an animal lover she also supports many animal rescuing teams and organizations. She has been supporting missionk9, humane society and a piggy tale that rescue needy animals and give them shelter.
She has also helped many shock trauma unit which was founded by R Adams Cowley. Swit encouraged everyone to transport injured civilians in helicopters to shock trauma centers in 1969 which is still being followed.
Went On a Diet Plan with NYC Veg Food Fest and U.S. Veg Corp
On May 24, 2019, swit went on a diet plan with nycvegfoodfest and U.S. Veg Corp which helps to create a cruelty-free lifestyle and cruelty-free, plant-based diet.
Wrote Two Books
The Beer actress Loretta Swit has also written two books which are A Needlepoint Scrapbook and a Malice Domestic 1: An Anthology of Original Mystery Stories.