Dinah Manoff Net Worth

Dinah Manoff Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Dinah Beth Manoff net worth is
$1.5 Million

Dinah Beth Manoff Wiki Biography

Dinah Beth Manoff was born on 25 January 1958, in New York City, USA, and is an actress and television director, known for her appearances in various television series as well as films, during 1975 until 2009, but still makes occasional appearances. All of her efforts helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Dinah Manoff? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $1.5 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. Some of the projects she was a part of include “Empty Nest”, “Soap”, and “The Amati Girls”. As she intermittently continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also likely continue to increase.

Dinah Manoff Net Worth $1.5 million

Dinah grew up in New York and Malibu, California. She attended Santa Monica High School, and after matriculating, then studied at the Actors Studio. One of her first projects came in the 1970s in the independent film “Everybody Rides the Carousel” for which she provided her voice. In 1976, she made her first television debut in a production of “The Stronger”, then made a guest appearance in “Welcome Back, Kotter” and followed it up with an appearance in “Visions”. The following year, she had a cameo in the television movie “Raid on Entebbe”, and then had one of her most notable roles in the sitcom “Soap” in which she played Elaine Dallas. She remained with the show for a year, and then made her film debut in the movie version of “Grease”.

More opportunities opened up for Manoff, and her net worth started to increase quickly. In 1980, she made her Broadway debut in the play “I Ought to Be in Pictures”, for which she won a Tony Award and a Theatre World Award, reprising her role in the film version two years later. She also became a part of the Oscar-winning film “Ordinary People”. In 1985, Manoff portrayed Ellie Greenwich in the Broadway musical “Leader of the Pack”, and three years later became the first character to be killed by the possessed doll Chucky in “Child’s Play”. After her appearance there, she held one of her longest roles in the sitcom “Empty Nest”, playing Carol Weston for seven years, appearing in every episode of the series while doing minor roles in films.

In 1990, Dinah then made an appearance in “Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael” which starred Winona Ryder, after which she focused on television work, appearing in television movies such as “Maid for Each Other”, “Touched by an Angel”, “George & Leo” and “Cybill”, which all continued to build her net worth. In 1999, she made a guest appearance in the series “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”, and the following year appeared in the television movie “The Lost Child”, before returning to feature films in “The Amati Girls”. In 2001, she then had the projects “State of Grace” and “Zigs”, before in 2004 participating in the documentary “Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde”, before taking a brief hiatus from acting.

A few of her latest projects include the film “Bart Got a Room” which was released in 2009. She also appeared at the 2010 Seattle International Film Festival after the second release of “Grease”.

For her personal life, it is known that Manoff married designer Jean-Marc Joubert in 1980 and their marriage lasted for five years before a divorce. In 1997 she married motivational speaker Arthur Martell. They had three children, however, their eldest passed away due to a car accident in early 2017.

Full NameDinah Manoff
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 25, 1958
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, U.S.
Height5' 4" (1.63 m)
ProfessionActress, Director, Soundtrack
EducationCalifornia Institute of the Arts
SpouseArthur Mortell (m. 1997), Jean-Marc Joubert (m. 1980–1985)
ChildrenDashiell Mortell, Oliver Mortell, Desi Mortell
ParentsLee Grant, Arnold Manoff
SiblingsTom Manoff, Michael Manoff
AwardsTony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play
MoviesGrease, Ordinary People, Neil Simon's I Ought to Be in Pictures, Backfire, Child's Play, Bloodhounds of Broadway, Staying Together, Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, Maid for Each Other, The Amati Girls, Double Down, A Carol Christmas, Bart Got a Room, State of Grace, A Matter of Sex, Classified Love, ...
TV ShowsEmpty Nest
1She was awarded the 1980 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for "I Ought to Be In Pictures" on Broadway in New York City.
2Lives in Bainbridge Island,Washington [2009]
3In 1975 (at age 17) Manoff was accepted into the Actors Studio.
4Is a staunch liberal Democrat.
5Guest starred in The Golden Girls (1985) and starred in the spin-off Empty Nest (1988). Her mother Lee Grant turned down a starring role in The Golden Girls.
6She is best known for her portrayal of "Marty Maraschino" in the 1978 film Grease (1978).
7Won Broadway's 1980 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for "I Ought to be in Pictures," a part she recreated in the film version of the same title, I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982).
8Has never done a nude scene or posed nude in her career.
9(January 18, 2002) Dinah gave birth to twin boys, Oliver and Desi.
10In the film musical Grease (1978), Dinah managed to nab the plucky, sexpot role of "Marty Maraschino", despite the fact she lacked in dancing and singing skills. She faked her way through auditions and personality, alone, got her the part. Later, when it came down to doing the choreography, Dinah remained conveniently hidden in the background.
11Son, Dashiell born 1997.
12Daughter of Lee Grant.
13Daughter of Arnold Manoff.


Bart Got a Room2008Mrs. Goodson
A Carol Christmas2003TV MovieAunt Marla
State of Grace2002TV SeriesEvelyn Rayburn
The Lost Child2000TV MovieHelen
The Amati Girls2000Denise
George & Leo1998TV SeriesMary
Cybill1996TV SeriesAmy Fitzpatrick
Touched by an Angel1995TV SeriesCallie Martin
Empty Nest1988-1995TV SeriesCarol Weston
The John Larroquette Show1993TV SeriesKelly
Nurses1992-1993TV SeriesCarol Weston
The Golden Girls1991-1992TV SeriesCarol Weston
Maid for Each Other1992TV MovieTibby Bloom
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael1990Evelyn Whittacher
Babies1990TV MovieLaura
Staying Together1989Lois Cook
Bloodhounds of Broadway1989Maud Milligan
The Cover Girl and the Cop1989TV MovieDenise Danielovitch
Child's Play1988Maggie Peterson
Brothers1987TV Series
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV SeriesFranny
The Line1987TV MovieKaren Cooper
Murder, She Wrote1987TV SeriesJenny Coopersmith
Classified Love1986TV MovieTheresa Leonetti
Cagney & Lacey1984TV SeriesJane Tanton
Hot Pursuit1984TV SeriesGillian
Night Court1984TV SeriesSister Sara Williams
Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac1984TV MoviePriscilla Tirado
The Seduction of Gina1984TV MovieMary
A Matter of Sex1984TV MovieGlennis
Celebrity1984TV Mini-SeriesMissy Craymore
Table Settings1982TV Movie
I Ought to Be in Pictures1982Libby Tucker
For Ladies Only1981TV MovieMary Louise
Ordinary People1980Karen
Mork & Mindy1979TV SeriesKathy Cumberland
Lou Grant1979TV SeriesJoanie Hume
$weepstake$1979TV SeriesMaggie
Soap1978TV SeriesElaine Lefkowitz Dallas Elaine Lefkowitz Elaine Lefkowitz-Dallas
Family1978TV SeriesMara
The Possessed1977TV MovieCelia
Night Drive1977TV MovieAttendant's Girlfriend
Raid on Entebbe1976TV MovieRachel Sager
Visions1976TV SeriesGisella Farkas
Welcome Back, Kotter1976TV SeriesCharmaine
The Stronger1976Short
Everybody Rides the Carousel1975Stage 7 (voice)


Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1999TV Series 1 episode
Movie Stars1999TV Series 2 episodes
Brother's Keeper1999TV Series 3 episodes
Minor Adjustments1996TV Series 1 episode
Sister, Sister1995TV Series 1 episode
Empty Nest1992-1995TV Series 7 episodes


The Amati Girls2000performer: "Kiss Of Fire"
The 39th Annual Tony Awards1985TV Special performer: "I Wanna Love Him So Bad"
Night Court1984TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grease1978performer: "Summer Nights"
Grease Day USA1978TV Movie documentary performer: "Summer Nights" - uncredited


Empty NestTV Series written by - 1 episode, 1995 story - 1 episode, 1992
Maid for Each Other1992TV Movie story


Maid for Each Other1992TV Movie executive producer


Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2004TV Series documentaryHerself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHerself / Marty
Behind the Music2001TV Series documentaryHerself / Marty
One on One with John Tesh1992TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1992TV SeriesHerself
Blossom1991TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
The 39th Annual Tony Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Hour Magazine1982TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1981TV SeriesHerself
The 34th Annual Tony Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Play
Family Feud1976TV SeriesHerself

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20 to 12007-2010TV Series documentaryMarty Marty Maraschino
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2009TV Series documentaryMaggie Peterson

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