Carl Reiner Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Actor, Writer, Producer, Director)

Relationship Facts of Carl Reiner

  • Carl Reiner is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Carl Reiner was a widower. His wife, Estelle Lebost was a singer and 8 years older than him. They spent 64 glorious years together until she died on 25th October 2008.

Their elder son, Rob Reiner is an actor and director. His second daughter, Annie Reiner was born in 1949 and is a poet, author, and screenwriter.

His youngest son is Lucas Reiner and he directs and acts like his elder brother. He has grandchildren and also great-grandchildren. This accomplished writer, actor, and director is one of the longest surviving tinsel town celebrities.

Who is Carl Reiner?

Carl Reiner is a great American actor, writer, producer, and director. He had conceived the idea of the early 1960s popular TV show ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’. He is the winner of 9 Emmy awards and one Grammy award.


At the age of 98, Carl passed away on 29 June 2020, in front of his family. He took his last breath in his house at Beverly Hills, California.

Carl Reiner; Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Carl was born on 20th March 1922 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. His nationality was American and ethnicity was mixed(Romanian Austrian).

He was the son of Irving and Bessie Reiner. His parents were Jewish immigrants. He used to repair sewing machines. At the age of 16, he got the opportunity to attend a sponsored drama workshop. This was a changing point in his life.

Carl Reiner
Caption: Carl Reiner’s Wife Estelle Reiner (Source: Amomama)

Carl Reiner’s father, Irving Reiner worked as a watchmaker and was an Austrian Jewish refugee while his mother, Bessie Mathias was an immigrant from Romania. He had an older brother, Charlie who served the US Army. Charlie was responsible for informing Carl about the free drama training; a fact which Carl duly credits.

Carl’s maternal uncle, Harry was the first person to enter the entertainment industry. Carl did various jobs for the military and also participated in World War II. After being discharged, he started working for TV, theater, and then movies.


Talking about the education status of Carl, he went to the School of Foreign Service.

Carl Reiner: Professional Life and Career

He first debuted on the small screen in 1948 in the TV show ‘The Fashion Story’. He then joined a musical of Broadway where he met the very talented writer, composer, director, and producer, Max Liebman.

Carl Reiner was hired by Max Liebman for one of his TV series and Carl Reiner soon became a vital part of the comedy section of the series. He won the heart of the audience and also multiple awards. With no formal training, Carl Reiner started writing successfully for ‘Caesar’s Hour’.

He soon commenced working on a novel partly based on his life. Soon a play and then a film was made on this book. He created the concept of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’. He also wrote and directed some of Steve Martin’s most successful films. He himself acted in several movies.

Net Worth, Salary

He had a net worth of $ 70 million but his salary was $ 2 million/ year.

Carl Reiner: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Carl Reiner was an initiator of new things for entertainment and most of these he would pick up from his daily life and the world around. The show ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ has many portions picked up from his own life. He has been a noncontroversial figure. There have been no reports of any affairs involving Carl Reiner.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards his body measurements, Carl Reiner had a good height of 6 Feet and 1 Inch (1.85 m). He had light brown eye color and his hair color was black.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Even at this old age he was active socially and had his own Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter account.

He had around 2476  followers on Facebook.  He had more than 287k followers on Twitter and had more than 8885 on Instagram.


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