Tom Selleck, also known as Thomas William Selleck, born on January 29, 1945, is an American actor, film producer, and California Army National Guard veteran who is well-known for his breakout role as private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series, “Magnum, P.I.”(1980–1988).
Having been in the film industry for over 5 decades, Selleck has managed to establish himself as a proficient actor with his several hit roles including Peter Mitchell in “Three Men and a Baby”(1987), as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in CBS series, “Blue Bloods” since 2010. His other roles in films and series include “The Rockford Files”, “Quigley Down Under”, “Mr. Baseball”, “Lassiter”, “Friends”, “Las Vegas”, and “The Sacketts”.
10 Things You May Not Know About Tom Selleck
Throughout his 50 year long career, Тоm hаѕ rесеіvеd 2 Gоldеn Аррlе Рrіzе аѕ “Тhе Маlе Ѕtаr Оf Тhе Yеаr”(1982 & 1983), 3 Реорlе’ѕ Сhоісе Аwаrdѕ аѕ “Fаvоurіtе Маlе ТV Реrfоrmеr”(1984 & 1884), 1 Еmmу Аwаrd(1985) аnd 1 Gоldеn Glоbе Аwаrd(1985). Besides, Selleck is also known for his mustache, a Hawaiian-style aloha shirt, a Detroit Tigers baseball cap, and a Colt MKIV/Series 70 Government Model handgun driving Ferrari 308 GTS in series, “Magnum, P.I.”.
Who is Tom Selleck’s Wife in Real Life?
Tom Selleck was first married to Jacqueline Ray. Ray is an American model with whom he got married in 1971. During which, Selleck adopted her son, Kevin Shepard(born 1966), who is a former drummer for the American rock band, “Tonic”. However, due to the immense pressures of stardom, it was hard for the couple to keep their relationship afloat so, their marriage didn’t last long and they got divorced almost after 11 years in 1982.
Following his divorce with Ray, on August 7, 1987, Selleck got married to his second wife, Jillie Joan Mack. Mack is an actress and dancer who even appeared as an English girl in a party scene in the episode, “Rembrandt’s Girl” of his hit show, “Magnum P.I”. The couple got married under the nicknames “Tom Jenkins” and “Suzie Mark” in a grand wedding organized at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, by his brother, Bob Selleck.
Just a year after their marriage on December 16, 1988, they welcomed their daughter named Hannah Margaret, who brought drastic changes to Selleck’s career as he made some big sacrifices so that he could be there for his wife and baby girl. He even made a harsh decision to quit his hit show, “Magnum P.I.” back then. Soon after, they moved and began living at Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village, California, on a 60-acre (24 ha) avocado ranch in Hidden Valley.
Besides, while the couple was dating, and just after half a decade together, the couple completely took their fans by surprise when they revealed that they had got hitched in secret. Selleck met Mack for the first time in 1983 while he was in London when she was a London actress starring in the hit play, “Cats!”.
Even after the couple married, Jillie was constantly suspecting Tom Selleck because of the high stardom Selleck had among his fans especially women. Mack even became extremely flustered when she found out that bombshell Russian actress, Sophia Loren was their neighbor, however, the couple has managed to live a healthy life for over 34 years as of 2020.
Is Tom Selleck in a Relationship?
Tom Selleck, 74, the aspiring actor of his time, was a heartthrob to a large number of beautiful ladies out there at the time. Having established as a successful actor, Selleck has always managed to win several hearts all around the world that even includes his dating life and relationship. The heartthrob, Selleck has been in relationships with several celebrities including Marie Helvin(1983), Mimi Rogers(1982 – 1983), Goldie Hawn, and Lillian Müller.
Even though there were a large number of women who wanted to be Selleck’s wife, no one got to be as lucky as a beautiful second wife, Jillie Joan Mack. Having met her in London while seeing her in the hit play, “Cats!”, Selleck already had given his heart to Mack right at the moment.
No longer that he made Mack the woman of his life with whom he has unhesitantly spent over 30 years of his life. Mack even gifted him the best gift of his life, their only daughter, Hannah Margaret.