Susan Harris Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Susan Harris Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Susan Harris is one of the most prolific TV writers that existed in the 1970s. She created almost thirteen comedy series from 1975 to 1998. She is an Emmy award-winning writer-producer, and creator.

Susan Harris’s Biography And Net Worth

Net worth $20 M
Full NameSusan Harris
Birth DateOctober 28, 1940
Age81 years
Birthplace Mount Vernon, New York, United States
ProfessionWriter, Producer
Susan Harris

Susan Harris Life

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, She is step-sister to American film producer and editor Marion Segal Freed.

Harris Career

Wanting to be a writer, Susan sold her first script called ‘Then Came Bronson’ an adventure drama that was created in 1969. Following that she started writing for various shows including Love, American Style, All in the Family, and The Partridge Family. She also served as a writer for the TV adaptation of Barefoot in the Park, which was a Broadway play by Neil Simon. In the 1970s, she wrote an episode for a series called ‘Maude’. The episode was centered around abortion and Harris was awarded a Humanitas Prize for her writing.

Susan Success

In the years to come, She wrote various TV shows including Fay, Soap, Benson, It Takes Two, Empty Nest, Nurses, Good and Evil, The Golden Palace, and The Secret Lives of Men, to name a few. But the most acclaimed and popular show that Susan Harris created and wrote was called ‘The Golden Girls. The Golden Girls is an American sitcom that aired in 1985 and yet it is still one of the most beloved shows of all time. The show had 180 episodes and was aired for seven seasons. It ended in 1992. The show revolved around four older women who were sharing a home in Miami, Florida. The Golden Girls didn’t just help Susan Harris gain the fame and recognition she deserved, it also boosted the career of its lead actresses Beatrice Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty. Apart from being the creator and writer, Susan Harris also served as the executive producer for the show.

Susan also formed her own production company with Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas. The company was called ‘Witt/Thomas/Harris Production’.

Harris Health

While working on The Golden Girls, Susan Harris was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. The condition hindered her ability to serve in the production of the show. She also incorporated her issues and struggles with the condition in the show’s episode ‘Sick and Tired’. Later it was discovered that Susan had an adrenal issue.

Susan Harris

Susan Family

She was married to fellow producer Paul Junger Witt and the two co-produced all the shows that Harris wrote. After his death in 2018, Harris currently resides in Los Angeles.

Harris’s Net Worth

With the most successful career as a sitcom writer and creator as well as a successful production company, She managed to create quite a net worth for herself. With a career of almost as long as two decades in the industry, Harris has earned a net worth of 20 million dollars.

Susan Features

Height                      5’7’’
Eye Color                 Blue
Hair Color                Blonde


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