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Sarah Siddons Award winner, Loretta Jane Swit is an American television and stage actress best known for her roles as Major Margaret ‘Hot Lips’ Houlihan in an American war comedy-drama series M*A*S*H.  

Swit made her acting debut from a romantic comedy play Same Time, Next Year in 1975. Since then, she has played in numerous plays and earned herself an impressive net worth of $4 million

Loretta Swit’s Net Worth: Career, Income Sources, & Earnings 

Loretta has been active in the entertainment industry for over five decades since 1967. Since her debut, she has appeared in various filmography and television series. 

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Swit has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of May 2019. She earns her fortunes from her acting career. 

Young Loretta Swit

As per Payscale, the average salary of a stage actress/actor earns at the range of $27,871 to $71k per year based on their performance. With an experience of 5 decades, Loretta surely earns above the average range. 


Loretta made her acting debut in 1967 from Same Time, Next Year co-starring Ted Bessell. The same year she toured with the national company of Any Wednesday. 

She has appeared in several plays like Amorous Crossings, Mame, Shirley Valentine, and more. Her breakthrough role came with the comedy-drama series M*A*S*H where she portrayed the role of Major Margaret Houlihan. 

She appeared in the show for all 11 seasons from 1972 to 1983 alongside William Christopher, Jamie Farr, and Alan Alda. 

Her other notable TV series work credits includes Hawaii Five-O, Mission Impossible, Gunsmoke, Good Heavens, The Love Boat, Hell Hath No Fury, A Killer Among Friends, and more. 

Awards and Achievements 

Swit has been honored with several awards and nomination for her dedication, performance, and hard work towards her work. She received two nominations for Emmy Awards for her work on M*A*S*H. 

Loretta Swit with MASH crew

Similarly, she received two nominations for Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress and a People’s Choice Award nomination for Favorite Female TV Performer. 

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

With an impressive net worth of $4 million, Loretta is living a decent luxurious lifestyle. Although her current house details are not available, she surely resides in a million dollar mansion. 

In late 1987, Swit sold her L.A. based 2,525 sq.ft Sunset Strip for $840,000 to director Alan Parker. The house includes 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fireplace, hardwood floors, and French doors. Recently, Sir Alan Parker listed the house for sale with an asking price of $4.2 million.

Talking about her rides, she surely drives around some expensive cars. She owns a pooch named Pram which cost around $1,400 in the United States. She takes Pram wherever she goes. 

Tax, Insurance & Charity

As an actress it is normal to get sponsorships with expensive brands. She has also endorsed several popular brands to date.

Besides acting, Loretta is also involved in several types of charity works which serves different purpose in different sectors. She is a vocal animal rights activist and speaks for animal rights. 

Loretta Swit’s Personal Details: Age, Marriage, Divorce, And Education

Loretta Jaen Swit was born on 4th November 1937 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA to Nellie and Lester Swit

She holds American nationality and belongs to the Polish descent. As of 2019, Swit is 82 years old. 

Loretta Swit with her pooch Pram

She attended Pope Pius XII High School and graduated in 1955. She then went to attend Katharine Gibbs School located in Montclair. Moreover, she learned singing at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and learned drama from Gene Frankel in Manhattan.

Moving unto her personal life, Loretta married M*A*S*H co-star Dennis Holahan in 1983. The pair became romantically involved after their work in the television series. The pair separated after 12 years of marriage in 1995. Since then, Loretta never remarried and has no children. 

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Updated On Thu Aug 15 2019 Published On Tue May 07 2019 By Emerald Thapa