• Marilou York is the wife of award-winning actor Mark Hamill
• Marilou is the only child of Jean Apple and Doyle Frederick York
• She studied dental hygiene at Parkland College
• Marilou has a net worth of $6 million
• Mark Hamill has a net worth of $18 million

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SpouseMark Hamill
FactShe is the mother of Nathan Hamill (b. June 25, 1979), Griffin Hamill (b. March 4, 1983), Chelsea Hamill (b. July 27, 1988).

Who is Marilou York?

Marilou York was born on the 11th September 1955, in Illinois USA, and is a dental hygienist, but probably better known to the world as the wife of the award-winning actor Mark Hamill. The two married in 1978, and since then have welcomed three children, Nathan, Griffin, and Chelsea Hamill.

Marilou York Bio: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Marilou is the only child of Jean Apple and her husband Doyle Frederick York; she grew up in her hometown, through her elementary school and then Carmi Township Halls High School. Upon matriculation, she enrolled at Parkland Colleges to study dental hygiene. Unfortunately, no further details are made available about her childhood.

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Marilou York Career

In contrast to her widely popular husband, Marilou has kept details about her career hidden from the public eyes; she has never mentioned where she worked or is working. However, back in 2004 she came into the limelight as a producer of the direct-to-video film “Comic Book: The Movie”, directed by her husband, Mark Hamill.

Rise to Prominence

Marilou became a national sensation once her marriage to Mark Hamill was made official. The couple married in 1978, a year after Mark had portrayed the eponymous role of Luke Skywalker in the first of many “Star Wars” films, which became extremely successful and made Mark a star. Since then, he has become a prominent actor, and his wife, Marilou York a celebrity wife. Once it was clear that Mark is going to achieve many things, everyone wanted to know more about his wife, but she has managed to keep all the important details about her life hidden from public eyes. Hopefully, she changes her mind in the future and starts sharing details about her professional life with the public.

Do You Know How Rich Marilou York Is?

Although there aren’t many details about Marilou’s career, she has earned quite a decent amount of money through her professional endeavors. So, have you ever wondered how rich Marilou York is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Marilou’s net worth is as high as $6 million. Pretty impressive, don’t you think?

Marilou York Husband, Mark Hamill

Now that we have told you all that is available about Marilou, let’s now share some information about her husband, Mark Hamill. Born Mark Richard Hamill on the 25th September 1951, in Oakland, California USA, and is a stage, film, television and voice actor, best known to the world as Luke Skywalker in the “Star Wars” film series, and also as the voice of The Joker in the animated films, series, and video games based on DC characters.

Mark is of mixed ancestry; his father, William Thomas Hamill, a US Navy Captain, is of English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish ancestry, while his mother, Virginia Suzanne has Swedish and English heritage. Mark has six siblings, four sisters and two brothers. Due to his father’s job, the Hamill family moved a lot in Mark’s childhood years, and he went to several schools, and even lived in Japan during his junior year in high school. He eventually matriculated from the Nile C. Kinnick High School in Japan, before the Hamills returned to the States where Mark enrolled at Los Angeles City College, where he majored in drama.

Early Career and Rise to Prominence

Mark’s career started in the early ‘70s with minor roles in such TV series as “Headmaster” in 1970, and “The Partridge Family” in 1971, while from 1972 to 1973 he was Kent Murray in the soap opera “General Hospital”. His success came by accident; Robert Englund was on his way to the audition for “Apocalypse Now”, when he noticed the audition for “Star Wars”, and remained a while in the studio realized that Hamill could do well at the audition, after which Mark didn’t hesitate to try his luck, which smiled on him as he was chosen as Luke Skywalker. The first film came out in 1977, entitled “Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope”, the success of which launched Mark to stardom. Since then Mark has appeared in all the sequels, including the newest “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”, and is set to appear in the next film “Star Wars: Episode IX”, scheduled for release in 2019. Outside of Star Wars, Mark hasn’t had much success on screen, but has earned fame as a voice of The Joker in animated films and series since 1992, and as the voice of numerous other animated characters in such series as “Codename: Kids Next Door”, “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, Robot Chicken”, and many others.

Mark Hamill Net Worth

Mark has more than 320 film, TV and voice roles credited to his name, most of which have helped increase his wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Mark Hamill is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Hamill’s net worth is as high as $18 million. Pretty impressive, don’t you think?

General Info

Full NameMarilou York
ProfessionDental hygienist, Film producer


SpouseMark Hamill

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1She is the mother of Nathan Hamill (b. June 25, 1979), Griffin Hamill (b. March 4, 1983), Chelsea Hamill (b. July 27, 1988).




Comic Book: The Movie2004Video co-producer


Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles2006special thanks
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy2004Video documentary acknowledgment: stills and posters courtesy of - as Marilou Hamill
Reeseville2003special thanks - as Marilou Hamill

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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