Marge Cooney is a famous personality who came into the limelight after getting married to the writer, movie producer, and media person, Phil John Donahue.

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Full NameMarge Cooney
Date of BirthN/A
Birth PlaceN/A
Weight 55 kg
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye Colorgrey
Hair Colorwhite
Net WorthN/A

Early Life

Marge Cooney was born in West Orange, Margie and her birth date are. Marg was born as a daughter to her parents, whose identity is unknown as she liked to maintain privacy. Marge Cooney holds the nationality of America and belongs to the White ethnicity. Besides this, she belongs to the religion of Christianity.

As of now, this personality would have reached 85 years. However, she lived in Chatham, NJ and Boca Raton, FL, for 30 years and was a summer resident of sea Girt for 57 years.

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Is Marge Cooney still alive?

Marge Cooney left this world on February 2, 2018, on Friday at Brandywine at Wall and was surrounded by all her children and extended family.


Marge Cooney went to a local high school to complete her high school education, after which she joined Marquette University to complete her further education.

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Physical Apperances

Marge Cooney belongs to an average height and has maintained her weight around 55 kg, which is 121 lbs. Besides this, she has maintained an unknown body, including her chest size, waist size, and hip size. However, she had beautiful grey eyes and hair, white.

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Professional Life

Marge Cooney hasn’t revealed any information about her career, but her ex-husband began his career on KYW radio and WKYC-Tv as a production assistant and worked as a program director for WABJ radio after his graduation. He worked in WHIO-TV in Dayton as an anchor and hosted Conversation Piece’s talk show.

His interviews include Jimmy Hoffa, Billie Sol Estes, Johnny Carson, and John F. Kennedy and have even interviewed the heavy-weight boxing champions Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier and left WHIO-Tv on November 6, 1967.

He has been awarded Emmy Awards from his broadcasting career 20 times and received 10 for outstanding Talkshow Host.

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More information about her relationship with Phil Donahue

Marge Cooney gained huge limelight after getting married to Phil, who she met in her college days. Phil and Marga introduced themself at Notre Dame when they were students at their university.

After completing their education, they got engaged, exchanged their vows, and tied their knot after a year of engagement on February 1, 1958, in an intimate ceremony with close family and friends.

Phil and Marga were blessed with four children named Michael, born in 1959; Kevin, born in 1960, James, born in 1963 and Mary Rose, born in 1965.

After staying with one another for 16 years, they separated their ways in 1975, and then Marga moved to Albuquerque, the largest city of New Mexico. Phil took custody of Marga’s children.

After his divorce, Phil tied his knot with Marlo Thomas on May 21, 1980, and shared the 40th anniversary on May 15, 2020, with his beautiful wife, which she shared in her Instagram handle.

Marlo Thomas had an amazing dating life and was in a relationship with David Geffen in 1996, Herb Gardner in 1971, Ron DeBlasio and Henry Kissinger.

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What is Marge Cooney’s net worth?

Marge Cooney is earning a decent sum throughout her career, but her net worth is not verified, and he husband has earned a decent sum to live a luxurious life and has an estimated net worth of around $150 million as his annual income was around $20 million.

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Social Media

Marge Cooney had always maintained an ordinary life and wasn’t active in social media when she was alive. People are crazy about social media and want to give a regular update about their life, but Marga was never interested in such a thing and has always made an ordinary lifestyle with close family and friends.


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