Meg Myles was a famous actress, model, and singer from the old generation. She performed both on screen and stage. She worked actively for almost 10 years from 1950 to 1960.
As of 2023, Meg Myles' net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Given Name||Billie Jean Jones|
|Famous Name||Meg Myles|
|Source(s) of Fame||Model|
|Date of Birth||November 14, 1934|
|Place of Birth||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Age At Death||84|
|Date of Death||November 12, 2019|
|Cause of Death||Unknown Reasons|
|Relationships||Divorced, Bob Duncan,|
Meg Myles was born on the 14th of November, 1934 in Seattle, Washington, The United States of America. Her birth name was Billie Jean Jones. Her father was also born in the US, so he was a US citizen and an engineer. Her mother was a housewife.
Meg Myles was quite thin in her childhood. Her parents and siblings used to call her by the nickname ‘Jelly Bean Bones’. She moved to Texas and then Tracy with her family. She was an adult by that time and got admission to the College of Pacific to complete her education. She was first noticed by an agent in a musical school who suggested her work in Hollywood. She dropped out of college to fulfill her dreams.
She was sitting in one of the restaurants when she suddenly came up with an idea to sing. When she started singing, the owner of the restaurant got impressed by her voice and hired her right away as a singer.
Two songwriters noticed Meg Myles singing in the restaurant and signed her to sing two songs for a movie. Later, she started acting but didn’t get any proper role. She acted in multiple projects which include The Guiding Light, Where the Heart Is, The DuPont Show of the Week, Search for Tomorrow, ABC Afterschool Specials, and a few more.
Only a few of her roles could receive appreciation from the audience while most of them got ignored.
She appeared in movies like Dragnet in 1954. The story was based on a cliché theme, however, it became successful but Meg didn’t get recognition even after it. She also acted in New York Confidential. The movie was a hit because of the amazing storyline and talented team of actors. She was also part of another movie named The Phenix City Story. It was a low-budget movie but it did pretty well because of the solid actors and well-written script. She did another film named Calypso Heat Wave.
After this, Meg took a gap between TV and movies. After coming back from the break, she acted in Satan in High Heels which helped her get fame. The character of Meg was an evil one. She also acted in A Lovely Way to Die, Coogan’s Bluff, The Anderson Tapes, and Touched.
Meg Myles got married to Gene Tierney. After the divorce, she started dating Oleg Cassini. The same year after the breakup, she got romantically involved with Buddy Avery. It couldn’t work either. She had been married to Mary Britt, Bob Duncan, and Kathryn Grant as well.
The other names she had dated include Sammy Davis Jr., Bing Crosby, Lary Amato, Marty Brill, Mac Lerner, Bob Evans, Kem Dibbs, Tony Foster, Cynthia Brooks, Bob O’ Shea, Vic Damone, Dick Hauff, and so many more. She lost a lot of weight after breaking up with Mac Lerner because of the stress.
Meg Myles died on the 12th of November, 2019. The reason for her death is still unknown.
Meg Myles was not active on any social media platform. Even at her older age, she never felt the need of having any social media account.
Meg Myles established her name in the Hollywood industry through her dedication and strong will. She was courageous and bold in both her personal and professional choices. She is still remembered by her fans and followers. She has an estimated net worth of around $2.5 million.
Meg Myles has sometimes been associated with other Models such as Uriel del Toro, Adamari Lopez, Margaret Trudeau, Betty Lynn, Johnny Lee, Robert Wolders, Dave (Gruber) Allen, Erin Blunt, and Moira Foot.