|November 9, 1909
|St. Louis, MO
|Kay Thompson age
|111 YEARS OLD
|Jul 2, 1988 (age 78)
Kay Thompson, the renowned Children's Author hailing from Missouri, is projected to have a net worth of $5 million by the year 2024. With a passion for writing captivating stories that have resonated with countless young readers, Thompson has garnered both critical acclaim and commercial success throughout her career. Her talent for crafting enchanting narratives, coupled with her ability to connect with young audiences, has undoubtedly contributed to her increasing wealth. As a respected figure in the literary world, it comes as no surprise that Thompson's net worth is anticipated to reach such impressive heights in the coming years.
A Missouri-born Actress, singer and author, she is best known for creating the beloved Eloise children's series. She also served as musical arranger for The Ziegfeld Follies and The Harvey Girls and performed with a group of backup Singers in the 1930s on the Chesterfield Radio Program.
She played the role of fashion Editor Maggie Prescott in the film musical, Funny Face.
She was married for two years to jazz trombonist, Jack Jenney. In 1942, she wed her second husband, william Spier, whom she divorced five years later.
She worked as a vocal coach and musical arranger for Judy Garland and other prominent performers. Garland's daughter, Liza Minnelli, was Thompson's goddaughter and the inspiration for her Eloise books.