Sylvia Browne Net Worth

Sylvia Browne Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Sylvia Browne net worth is
$1.5 Million

Sylvia Browne Wiki Biography

Sylvia Celeste Browne was an author born on 19th October 1936, in Kansas City, Missouri USA, and was an alleged medium who claimed to have psychic abilities. She regularly appeared on television and radio, in various shows including “The Montel Williams Show” and “Larry King Live”. She also hosted an internet radio show on Hay House Radio. Sylvia passed away in 2013.

Have you ever wondered how rich Sylvia Browne was? According to sources, it has been estimated that Sylvia Browne’s overall net worth was $1.5 million, acquired as an author of numerous books with paranormal and spiritual topics. After becoming a television and radio personality, her popularity and wealth significantly increased.

Sylvia Browne Net Worth $1.5 Million

Sylvia was raised in a Catholic family, and was said to have relatives from Episcopalian, Lutheran and Jewish faiths. Browne said that she started seeing visions when she was five years old, and that her grandmother helped her understand them as she was a psychic medium herself. She also claimed that her great-uncle had been a medium, and talked about the existence of UFOs. Sylvia started giving psychic readings in the early ‘70s, and before developing her career as a psychic, she taught English and religious education at Presentation High School in San Jose, California.

She wrote dozens of books on spiritual and paranormal topics, and claimed she wanted all people to feel that they were loved by God. Browne believed that God loves all living beings equally regardless of their spiritual or religious beliefs. She said that her books presented her beliefs in a way which allowed the public to take what they want from her teachings.

At the peak of her career, Sylvia charged around $750 for a half an hour telephone session. However, in the late ‘80s the FBI began investigating Browne’s businesses over several bank loans. She and her husband were subsequently charged with grand theft and investment fraud, and the Superior Court of Santa Clara County found they had sold securities under false pretenses. The couple received one year probation each, and Sylvia was sentenced to 200 hours of community service.

As her popularity grew, Browne became a frequent guest on television and radio shows such as “Larry King Live”, “That’s Incredible”, “Montel Williams Show” and “Coast to Coast AM”, in which she talked about her abilities, and performed readings for the audience. She also discussed paranormal issues and performed readings in her own Internet radio show on Hay House Radio. Browne appeared in the paranormal anthology TV series “Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories” in 1991 and in TV soap opera “The Young and the Restless” in 2006.

Apart from her career in the entertainment industry, Sylvia founded a church in Campbell, California in 1986, which was named the Society of Novus Spiritus.

When it comes to her private life, Browne married four times, firstly to Gary Dufresne (1959-72) with whom she had two sons. She took her surname upon her second marriage, to Kenzil Dalzell Brown in 1973, and later changed it to Browne. Her third husband was Larry Lee Beck and her fourth marriage was to Michael Ulery in 2009, a jewelry store owner. She died from a heart attack at the age of 77 on 20th November 2013 in San Jose, California, USA

Full NameSylvia Browne
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 19, 1936
DiedNovember 20, 2013
Place Of BirthKansas City, Missouri, United States
ProfessionAuthor, Psychic, Actor
Spouse‎Gary Dufresne (m. 1959–1972)
ChildrenChristopher Dufresne, Paul Dufresne
ParentsCeleste Shoemaker, William Lee Shoemaker
NicknamesSylvia Celeste Shoemaker , Sylvia Brown
Movies, The Montel Williams Show, Horrorween
TV ShowsThe Montel Williams Show
1Husky voice
2Self-proclaimed psychic and author
1Her son, Chris Dufresne, is also a self-proclaimed psychic and author.
2Wrote over 40 books on spirituality, self-help, and paranormal phenomena.
3Appeared weekly on the Montel Williams Show for 17 years.
4Had 2 sons with her now ex-1st husband Gary Dufresne - Paul Dufresne & Christopher Dufresne.
5Campbell, California [September 2006]
6Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Montel Williams and Forbes Riley, for Montel's Living Well "Health Master" food emulsifier. [2009]
7Was a schoolteacher when she was in her twenties.
8Is a world renowned psychic.


Horrorween2011Sylvia Browne
The Young and the Restless2006-2007TV SeriesSylvia Browne
People Are Talking with Ann Fraser and Ross McGowan1978TV SeriesGuest


Live with Kelly and Ryan2012TV SeriesHerself
Sidewalks Entertainment2011TV SeriesHerself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHerself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHerself
The Montel Williams Show2004-2007TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Live2007TV SeriesHerself
Unexplained Mysteries2003TV Series documentaryHerself
America's Castles1996TV Series documentaryHerself - Psychic
Unsolved Mysteries1992TV Series documentaryHerself
In Search of...1977-1979TV Series documentaryHerself

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The Cleveland Captives: What Really Happened?2013TV Movie documentaryHerself - Psychic

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