Marita Geraghty Biography

Updated On Aug 09, 2019 Published On Aug 09, 2019
Facts of Marita Geraghty
Date of Birth: 162 , March-26
Birth Nation: United States
Name Marita Geraghty
Birth Name Marita Geraghty
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $20 million
Eye Color Dark green
Hair Color Auburn
Face Color White
Famous for Groundhog Day
Married Michael Maguire
Children Kathleen Rose and Fiona Marie Magure
Divorce Michael Maguire
Education University of Illinois
Movies Groundhog Day, Sleeping with the Enemy
TV Show Law & Order, Seinfeld, and Frasier
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Marita Geraghty is a retired American actress who has worked in many television shows, movies, and theatrical plays. Marita is best known for her roles in movies The Luck of the Irish, Sleeping with the Enemy, Broadcast News and Groundhog Day. She was married to actor Michael Maguire. She has beautiful auburn hair.

Early Life of Marita Geraghty

Marita Geraghty was born on March 26, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois.

Marita CAPTION: Marita Geraghty acting in a scene. SOURCE: IMDb

Details about her parents have not been released to the public. She is not known to have any siblings. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white.

Education

After completing her high school studies, Geraghty attended and graduated from the University of Illinois.

How old is Marita Geraghty?

Marita Geraghty’s age is 57, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Michael Maguire, Divorce, Daughters

Marita Geraghty is reportedly single, as of 2019. She is not linked remotely to anyone nor has she married again.

She was previously married to an American actor, Michael Maguire who is known for his acting in the original Broadway production of musical Les Miserables.

Marita CAPTION: Marita Geraghty's former husband, Michael Maguire. SOURCE: Michael Maguire

Though their exact marriage date is not known, they divorced in 2001 after more than five years of marriage. They have two daughters named Kathleen Rose Maguire and Fiona Marie Maguire.

How tall is Marita Geraghty?

Though Marita Geraghty's exact height is not known, she is definitely above 5 feet 5 inches.

Marita Geraghty ‘s Career

Marita Geraghty’s debut was in the movie, No Mercy alongside Richard Gere and Kim Basinger in 1986.  

The actress made her Broadway debut in the Coastal Disturbances in 1987. She joined the Broadway as soon as she graduated from her college.

Her first television show to act in was Spenser: For Hire in 1988. The show paved her path in the television cinematic universe.

In 1991, Marita was cast in the superhit romantic thriller, Sleeping with the Enemy with Joseph Ruben and Julia Roberts.

Marita CAPTION: Marita Geraghty in the Groundhog Day with actor, Bill Murray. SOURCE: Snakkle

She was also part of the famous movie, Groundhog Day, in 1993 with the renowned actor Bill Murray.

She has also acted in many shows like Law & Order, Seinfeld, Frasier, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Geraghty’s last project was in 2009 in the show The Ex List as an art professor for an episode.

Net Worth of Marita Geraghty

Marita Geraghty was part of over 40 projects since her debut and her retirement in 2009. The money she made from those projects has been lasting for a decade now.

The movie, Sleeping with the Enemy in which she starred in earned an impressive $175 million in the box office in 1991.

Marita CAPTION: Marita Geraghty SOURCE: Listal

Similarly, Bill Murray-movie, Groundhog Day earned $70.9 million in 1993.

Looking at her accomplishments as an actor, Marita Geraghty has an estimated net worth of $20 million, as of 2019.

Facts:

  • Marita Geraghty has an American nationality.
  • His ethnicity is white.
  • Her weight has not been disclosed to the public yet.
  • She also guest-starred in the popular sitcom, Seinfeld.

 

Marita Geraghty facts on timeline

Born in Chicago, Illinois

March 26 , 1962

Marita Geraghty was born on March 26, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois. She is not known to have any siblings.

Debuted in movie, No Mercy

1986

Marita Geraghty’s debut was in the movie, No Mercy alongside Richard Gere and Kim Basinger in 1986.  

Broadway debut in Coastal Disturbances

1987

The actress made her Broadway debut in the Coastal Disturbances in 1987. She joined the Broadway as soon as she graduated from her college.

Starred in movie Sleeping with the Enemy 

1991

In 1991, Marita was cast in the superhit romantic thriller, Sleeping with the Enemy with Joseph Ruben and Julia Roberts.

Cast in Groundhog Day

1993

Geraghty became part of the famous movie, Groundhog Day, in 1993 with the renowned actor Bill Murray. The movie is still popular after more than two decades.

Divorced Michael Maguire

2001

Marita Geraghty and Michael Maguire divorced in 2001 after more than five years of marriage. They have two daughters together.

Acted in last project in show, The Ex List 

2009

Marita’s last project was in 2009 in the show The Ex List as an art professor for an episode. She has not appeared on screen after that.

Net worth estimated to be $20 million

2019

Looking at her accomplishments as an actor, Marita Geraghty has an estimated net worth of $20 million, as of 2019.