Jan Smithers debuted in 1973’s Love Story. Jan played Bailey Quarters in WKRP in Cincinnati. Her last film was 1987’s, Mr. Nice Guy.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Jan grew up in San Fernando Valley with her three sisters. Her lawyer father and homemaker mother raised her. They were middle-class. Jan’s 21-year-old sister died in a car accident.

Jan attended WHT Charter High. She hit a telephone pole in her teens to avoid hitting another car. This accident scarred her chin. She was shy and liked art.

Jan Smithers’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Jan Smithers was born on 3 July 1949, making her 73 on 9 July 2022. 1.7 m tall, 55 kg.

Jan Smithers
Jan Smithers

Jan Smithers’s Profession & Career

Jan’s career began at 16 when Newsweek reporter David Moberg asked her to be on the cover. The shot led her to work in commercials while she was studying art in California.

Jan Smithers quit school to act full-time. She appeared in “Where the Lilies Bloom” in her 20s. About an Appalachian family. Her acting career grew afterward. In 1975 and 1978, she appeared in Starsky & Hutch and WKRP in Cincinnati. Destiny and dumb luck, she said. “I don’t know how I got the part,” said Jan Smithers.

Awards and Achievements

Jan’s career highlight was playing shy teen Barley Quinn on WKRP in Cincinnati. It helped her in The Love Tapes, The Fall Guy, The Hotel, Legmen, Finder of Lost Loves, cover-up, Murder She Wrote, and Mr. Nice Guy. Actress from 1973 to 1987.

Jan Smithers’s Salary and Net Worth

Jan has $8 million in July 2022. This enormous fortune comes from her love of art and her past fame. WKRP in Cincinnati made her a famous celebrity.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Jan Smithers
Full Name Karin Jan Smithers
Gender Female
Age 73 years old
Birth Date 3 July 1949
Birth Place North Hollywood, California, United States
Nationality American
Height 1.7 m
Weight 55 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Husband James Brolin (m. 1986–1995), Kipp Whitman (m. 1971–1972)
Children Yes (Molly Brolin)
Dating N/A
Profession Actress
Salary N/A
Net Worth $8 Million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A

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