Earlier this week, fans around the world were shocked to learn that actor Tom Selleck had died suddenly. But it has now turned out that the story was made up around August 2022.
77-year-old Thomas William Selleck, better known by his stage name Tom Selleck, was born on January 29, 1945 in the United States.
He made his name as private investigator Thomas Magnum on the TV show Magnum, PI from 1980-1988. For this role, he was nominated for five Emmy Awards and won one for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 1985.
His death is just the latest in a long line of fake celebrity death stories. The actor best known for his roles in Blue Bloods and Magnum, PI is still with us, which is good news.
Has Tom Selleck died? What was wrong with him?
Rumors of the actor’s death spread on Monday after a Facebook page for him called “RIP Tom Selleck” received nearly a million “likes.”
The About page credibly told readers that the American actor had died. In fact, the actor is still alive.
There are many stories in the news about the famous actor’s health and how he is doing now.
People have heard that Tom, who is 77, may have arthritis because he has a slight limp. Tom lives a very private life, so he has neither confirmed nor denied the claims in public.
On Tuesday, August 9th, the actor’s agent officially announced that Tom Selleck was alive. “He is now one of many famous people who have been fooled by this scam. They said not to believe anything you read online because he is alive and well.
Some fans are angry about the wrong article, saying it was careless, hurtful and bad for the actor’s loyal fans. Others say this shows how popular he is with so many people.
How many children does Tom Selleck have with his wife?
He was married to model Jacqueline Ray from 1971 to 1982. During this time he took in Kevin Shepard, born in 1966, who used to be the drummer for the American rock band Tonic.
On August 7, 1987, Selleck married Jillie Joan Mack. (born 1957). Hannah was one of her girls (born December 16, 1988).
Dean Martin used to own a 150-acre avocado ranch in Hidden Valley where Selleck and his family live. This ranch is located not far from Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village, California.
In a 2012 interview with People, Selleck spoke about living and working on his ranch: “I enjoy working outside on the ranch, whether it’s weeding or repairing the roads.
I hate going to the gym because I’d rather sweat outside than ride a stationary bike and look at my navel. I also do the work for less money than anyone else I could hire to do it.”
How much money will Tom Selleck make in 2022?
People think Tom Selleck will be worth $2 million in 2022 because his career has been going so well.
Selleck is a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), former member of the California Army National Guard, co-founder of Character Counts! group and an NRB spokesperson.
Selleck has played lone architect Peter Mitchell in such films as 1987’s ‘Three Men and a Baby’ and 1988’s ‘Three Men and a Little Lady’ (1990).
Since Magnum, PI he has appeared in more than 50 films and TV shows including Quigley Down Under, Mr. Baseball and Lassiter.