Dick Van Dyke’s ex-wife Margie Willett: Bio, Net Worth & Death

Margie Willett
Date of Birth 1927
Born Illinois
Ex-Husband Dick Van Dyke

Margie Willett was an American Celebrity and also known for the ex-wife of legendary American actor Dick Van Dyke.

Now, Dick Van Dyke is still active on entertainment industry and it looks like he would not stop until he die but sadly, Margie Willett is already dead and she died on 2008.

She was born in 1927 in Illinois, USA. Margie spent her childhood over there and we don’t have any information about her siblings, early life or families. We also don’t have any information about her education as well.

Margie and Van Dyke dated for approximately more than one month. After that, Margie got married on 1948 with Dick Van Dyke, and at that time they were broke and they were not even able to make their wedding awesome.

Their marriage cost and honeymoon cost was all sponsored by radio program called Bride Groom. Now, they have four children named Christian, Stacy, Barry and Carrie.


Now, Van Dyke is very rich and very popular all over the world. After their marriage they struggled a lot in their bad time.

There was a time when Margie and Van Dyke were not even able to pay for their wedding and not even to pay for their honeymoon but time has planned something about their life. Which they were not even dreamed it on that time.

They lived in car for a long time because there was no private house to live for them before Dick Van Dyke career kicked off.

No money and being too young age they both get addicted to bad habits. She was addicted to drugs and her husband was alcohol addict. They also lived for sometime in re-habitation center as well.

For more than decade of struggle Dick Van Dyke started his own show named as “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, it ran for more than 5 years. This show kicked his life in a new height. Since, then he worked in many numerous films and TV series “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” from 1968.

Dyke has won more than multiple awards, including five Emmy Awards, Tony awards and many more.

Relationship, Divorce and Death

They both lived their life together for long time, this couple is a pure inspiration for them who are in a broke phase. This couple worked hard together for a long time, they both lived in a hard phase when they were young.

Living together for longtime this couple get divorced in 1984. After her divorce, she never got married to any person and she live in a private life without getting attention from media.

Her son, Barry Van Dyke is also following his father footsteps and now he is a popular actor as well.

After divorce to Dick Van Dyke is now married to younger make-up artist Arlene Silver. Arlene is very young compare to her husband and she is famous for her mind blowing make up works.

Margie Willet was diagnosed with cancer in 2007 and she passed away in 2008, just a year after she know she had a cancer.

Net Worth

We don’t have any income information related to Margie Willet. But we do know that her ex husband has net worth $50 Million.

And he makes very big sum of money on every film or episode he play role. He is a really true inspiration for rags to riches story.

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