Glenn Billingsley Jr. is known to the world as the son of the renowned actress, Barbara Billingsley.
Glenn Billingsley Jr.’s Family
Glenn Billingsley Jr. was born in 1945, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America to Glenn Billingsley, Sr. and the famous actress Barbara Billingsley. Barbara was born Barbara Lillian Combes on December 22, 1915, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. She is the daughter of Lillian Agnes (née McLaughlin) and Robert Collyer Combes, a police officer. She had one elder sibling, Elizabeth. Barbara was married three times and had two children. She married Glenn Billingsley, Sr. in 1941, a restaurateur and a nephew of Sherman Billingsley, owner of the Stork Club. His businesses included Billingsley’s Golden Bull, Billingsley’s Bocage, the Outrigger Polynesian restaurants in Los Angeles, and a Stork Club in Key West, Florida.
They had two sons, Glenn Billingsley Jr., and Drew Billingsley (born 1942). They divorced in 1947. In 1953 Barbara married British-born movie director Roy Kellino. Their marriage lasted three years when in 1956 he died of a heart attack. Her third and final marriage was to William S. Mortensen in 1959; they remained together until he died in 1981. Barbara died of polymyalgia on October 16, 2010, in Santa Monica, California. She was 94 years old.
Glenn Billingsley Jr. is a married man who married Karen Zappas in 1976. The couple has three children who are Morgan Billingsley, Taylor Billingsley, and Logan Billingsley.
Glenn Billingsley Jr.’s Net Worth
Glenn Billingsley Jr. is a restaurateur. He and his brother Drew have owned and operated Billingsley’s Restaurant in West Los Angeles since 1974 in the tradition of their father and their great uncle, Sherman Billingsley, founder of New York City’s very fashionable 1940s-era nightclub, The Stork Club. He is a celebrity child who lives a very private life away from the media. He rose to prominence because of his mother, who is a well-established actress.
Barbara Billingsley began her career with uncredited roles in Three Guys Named Mike, The Bad and the Beautiful, and Invaders from Mars, and was featured in the 1957 film The Careless Years opposite Natalie Trundy. She then appeared in recurring TV roles, such as The Brothers. She gained prominence for her best-known role as June Cleaver, the mother in the television series Leave It to Beaver and its sequel The New Leave It to Beaver.
She appeared as the “Jive Lady” in the film “Airplane!” and her final film role was as Aunt Martha in the 1997 film version of Leave It to Beaver. She became the voice of Nanny on Muppet Babies which got her nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series in 1989 and 1990. She had an estimated net worth of $12 million at the time of her death which was later inherited by her sons.