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How Old Are The Smothers Brothers Now

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How old are the Smothers Brothers now? The Smothers Brothers are now Tom Smothers 86 years old and Richard Smothers 84 years old. Tom is the elder sibling.

They mostly appeared on television in variety shows. The brothers' own television variety show was The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. The duo was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2010 for their outstanding careers.

Nowadays, the Smothers Brothers are working both independently and as a team. They are also working on stage, television, and in films.

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Smothers Brothers Age

Smothers Brothers' ages are 86 and 84 years old. Tom is the elder sibling and Richard is the younger one.

The brothers were raised by a single mother after their father passed away during World War II. The duo grew up in the Los Angeles area.

They both first featured on The Jack Paar Show in 1961 and succeeded in making appearances on The Judy Garland Show from 1963-1964. Their first comedy show The Smothers Brothers Show was produced by Four Star Television.

Tom Smothers Age

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Thomas Bolyn Smothers III well known as Tom Smothers was born on February 2, 1938. Tom Smothers is 86 years old.

The American comedian and musician wanted to pursue his career in the music industry. Since then he decided to become a folk musician. After receiving the degree in another course, Tom started to learn guitar and vocals.

Son of Ruth and Major Thomas B. Smothers appeared in the show titled The Steve Allen Show in 1961 which was his first aired on the Television. The American folk musician has been featured in the following films and series:

  • Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
  • Silver Bears (1978)
  • The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (1973)
  • There Goes the Bride (1980)
  • Pandemonium (1982)
  • Tales of Unexpected (1983)

Richard Smothers Age

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Richard Smothers is 84 years of age. He was born on November 20, 1938, in New York, New York, US.

Richard Remick Smothers professionally known as Richard Smothers is an American actor, musician, comedian, and composer. He is also well-regarded as half of the musical comedy team the Smothers Brothers with his elder brother Tom.

After graduating from San Jose University, the Smothers Brothers appeared in several television shows which helped them to be known in the audience. Besides the TV show career, Smothers has acted in numerous films including:

  • Alice Through the Looking Glass (1966) as Tweedledee
  • Speed Zone (1989) as Nelson van Sloan
  • Casino (1995) as Senator Harrison Roberts
  • The Debtors (1997)
  • The Informant! (2009) as Judge Harold Baker

Are The Smothers Brothers Still Alive

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Yes, the Smothers Brothers are still alive and living their lavish lifestyle in their own mansion in New York City. They run Remick Ridge Vineyard in Sanoma County, California.

Tom Smothers lives with his wife Marcy Carriker and their two children Bo and Riley Rose. Thomas Bolyon Smothers IV (Tom Jr.) is his son from his first marriage.

Similarly, his younger brother Richard resides in New York with his latest wife Marie Navorroli Kropp. Richard is a father of six children from his different five wives.

Smothers Brothers Songs

The duo Smothers Brothers have released numerous hits song that reached the US Billboard list. Mostly, they released the song from 1962 to 1969 under their names.

Some of the Smothers Brother's Songs and their published year are listed in the table:

SongsReleased Year
Down in the Valley1962
Fly Ezekiel1962
Jenny Brown1963
Slithery Dee / The Civil War Song1964
The Three Song1965
The Toy Song1965
Lark Day1966
The Christmas Bunny1969

Down in the Valley

The song released in 1962 is a single from the album The Songs and Comedy of The Smothers Brothers at the Purple Onion. It reflects the themes of love and imprisonment.

The writer wrote the chorus for someone who is hoping for a positive response to their affections. It explores hope, sadness, and a deep desire for connection.

Jenny Brown

Jenny Brown is a song that reflects the urgency and the need for effective communication. It was published by The Smothers Brothers.

It is a single from the album It Must Have Been Something I Said (1964). The album includes 10 more singles in the vocals of both brothers, double bass by Richard and guitar by Tom. The song titled Jenny Brown was released in 1963.

The Three Song

The album titled Mo Always Like You Best! include the single The Three Song and 12 others. The single was published in 1965.

It was released for Mercury Records in the comedy and folk genre. The song in the Richard Smothers and Tom Smothers lead vocalist, as well as double bass by Richard and guitar by Tom, was an accompanist with Mason Williams.

Smothers Brothers Album

Curb Your Tongue, Knave! is one of the popular album of the Smothers Brothers that reached 13 number on the US Billboard Album charts.
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The Brothers have released different albums for several big and independent record labels. Smothers released their first album in 1961.

They have recorded numerous top 40 albums for Mercury Records out of which Curb Your Tongue, Knave! is one of the biggest hits. Some of their own albums are listed below:

  • The Smothers Brothers at the Purple Onion (1961)
  • The Two Sides of the Smothers Brothers (1962)
  • Think Ethnic! (1963)
  • Curb Your Tongue, Knave! (1963)
  • It Must Have Been Something I Said!
  • Tour de Farce: American History and Other Unrelated Subjects (1965)
  • Aesop's Fables (1965)
  • Mom Always Liked You Best! (1966)
  • The Smothers Brothers Play It Straight (1966)
  • Golden Hits of the Smothers Brothers, Vol. 2
  • Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1968)
  • Sibling Revelry: The Best of the Smothers Brothers (1988)

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour has 71 episodes in total.
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The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was an American comedy and variety show television series aired on CBS. They hosted it from 1967 to 1969.

The series included 71 episodes and 3 seasons, one of the episodes was not aired. Richard, Tom, Pet Paulsen, and Peter Cullen were starring in the comedy variety. Jennifer Warnes, a pop singer was a regular guest in the show which got more popularity in the US.

Smothers Brothers Net Worth

Smothers Brothers Net Worth is $11 million combined. They earned money through their long and successful musical career.

The duo has appeared in numerous television shows as guests and for also advertisements which increases their amount of wealth. The Smothers Brothers run the Remick Ridge Vineyards in Sonoma County, California which is open in the name of their mother.

Tom Smothers Net Worth

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Tom Smothers has a net worth of $10 million. He changed his life from difficult to popular after starring in television programs.

The main source of his income is his work as a musician and actor in motion pictures. In addition to his wealth, both Smothers appeared in a series of 30-second commercial and promotional spots for the River Rock Casino in Geyserville, California.

Richard Smothers Net Worth

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A famous celebrity well-known as a member of The Smothers Brothers Richard Smothers has a net worth of $1 million. He garnered a lot of wealth and fame through his musical career.

Richard's net worth was added after he appeared on several television shows such as their own show The Smothers Brothers Show (1965-1966) and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1966). The comedian lives in upstate New York with his wife in his own mansion.

Smothers Brothers Tour 2023

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The duo began performing their music/comedy show while at San Jose State College. The Smothers Brothers 2023 tour was held in different places in the United States.

The concert was announced on December 11, 2022. It was announced through CBS News Sunday Morning The tour dates and venues are mentioned below:

  • January 7: Ruth Finley Person Theater, Santa Rosa, California
  • January 13: McCallum Theater for Performing Arts, Palm Desert, California
  • January 14: McCallum Theatre for Performing Arts, Palm Desert, California
  • January 18: Fox Tucson Theatre, Tucson, Arizona
  • January 29: Mesa Arts Center, Arizona, US
  • March 23: Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, Florida
  • March 30: Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Florida

Although the duo had announced their retirement from touring earlier on May 6, 2010, after touring over 51 years, they still went for a tour in 2023. They said that their performance at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the last tour.