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Full NameTonea Stewart
First NameTonea
Last NameStewart
Birth NameTommie Harris
Other NameTommie Stewart
ProfessionActress, University Professor
Birth CityGreenwood, Mississippi
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameThomas Harris
Mother NameHattie Juanita Harris
Gender IdentityFemale
Date of BirthFebruary 3,1947
Age73 years

How Much Is Tonea Stewart’s Net Worth?

Tonea Stewart, an American actress is professional since 1976 and has made many notable TV and film appearances. She is famous for portraying Gwen Hailey in the 1996 film A Time To Kill and Aunt Etta Kibby in the American TV series In the Heat of the Night.  

Alongside her career as an actress, Stewart is also a University professor and is the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

As of 2020, Tonea Stewart owns the net worth in the 7-digit figure, estimated to be around $4 million.

Net Worth of $4 Million: Income Sources & Earnings

Tonea started her career in 1976 through TV movie Nightmare in Badham County. But came to fame after appearing in TV series In the Heat of the Night in 1988. Having worked in the acting industry for over 40 years, Tonea Stewart has earned a hefty fortune and fame.

According to online sources, the actress owns the net worth of around $4 million as of May 2019. Alongside acting career, Stewart also earned a huge sum from her career as a University professor.

Her fortune is often compared with the famous actress of the 80s such as Betsy Brantley ($1-$2 million) and Jenilee Harrison ($3 million).

Since May 2010, Stewart is serving as the dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Tonea Stewart, an American actress and University professor owns millions of dollars fortune
Tonea Stewart, an American actress and University professor owns millions of dollars fortune

Till date, Tonea has appeared in 7 movies, among which the highest grossing movie is A Time to Kill (1996). It grossed $152 million upon the budget of $40 million.

Some of her other film credits are:

  1. Mississippi Burning (1988)- $34 million
  2. The Hollars (2016)- $1.1 million

Moreover, she also made guest appearances in Matlock (1993) and American Horror Story: Coven (2013). Even if Tonea is yet to open up about her earnings, she probably earns more than the average actor’s salary of $50,000.

In addition to that, Tonea Stewart also makes a considerable sum as the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. The average salary for a Dean in the United States is $154,368, which comes with a range of $125,379 to $190,546.   

Did you know? Power Rangers actor Jason Narvy is also working as an associate professor in the Theatre Department at Concordia University located in Chicago.

Any Endorsements & Charity?

Well, currently in her 70s, Tonea Stewart never opened up about her endorsement deals or her earnings from sponsorships. But probably, while in her career height, she made a huge paycheck.  

For a fact, she is not active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

Alongside her professional career, Stewart is also active in charity works and has associations with many non-profit organizations. However, the actress has not made highlights with huge donations.

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses

No doubt Stewart is a wealthy person and lives a lavish lifestyle surrounded with impressive assets blessed by her massive fortune. However, the actress cum University professor is yet to open about her property empire including house and cars.

Some sources cite that she lives in her hometown Mississippi, where the median house price is $128,700. The average house insurance premium in the state is around $1,173.

Alongside expenses on daily life luxury, Tonea also spends on travels, foods, and accommodations. The other list of her expenditure includes property and income tax.

Well, a house in the United States seeks around 0-4% of its value as property tax, depending on the tax policy of the State. On the other hand, the income tax rate comes in the bracket of 10%-37%.

Tonea Stewart’s Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education & Relationship

Born on February 3, 1947, in Greenwood, Mississippi, the USA, Tonea Stewart's birth name is Tommie Harris. Raised in an American family, Stewart’s parents are Thomas and Hattie Harris.

She holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Tonea attended Jackson State University and obtained a BS degree in speech and theater, later enrolled at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Well, she has a Ph.D. in theater arts from Florida State University.

As of May 2019, Tonea Stewart’s age is 72 and has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches (175 cm).

Relationship Status: Is She Married?

Yes, Tonea Stewart is a married woman. She enjoys a blissful relationship with her husband Dr. Allen Stewart, however, has kept the courtship and wedding details under cover.

Tonea Stewart is married to Dr. Allen Stewart and the couple shares four children
Tonea Stewart is married to Dr. Allen Stewart and the couple shares four children 

The couple shares 4 children together: Jannice, Alesha, Allen Jr., and Thomas.

As reported, one of Tonea's son has a degree in finance while another one owns a degree in theatre and directing. Her daughter and adopted goddaughter are speech pathologists.

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Updated On Mon Apr 20 2020 Published On Fri May 24 2019 By Chandra Rana Magar