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Mark Harmon Net worth, Age, Height, Family & More [2024]

Mark Harmon Net worth, Age, Height, Family & More [2024]

Last updated on: June 5, 2024

Mark Harmon (born on September 2, 1951) is an American actor and former football player, best known for his role as Leroy Jethro Gibbs on the popular television series NCIS.

As of June 2024, Mark Harmon is 72 years and 9 months old, his estimated net worth is $120 million, and he stands at a height of 6 feet (183 cm or 1.83 m) tall.

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Bio / Wiki

Full Name

Thomas Mark Harmon


Silver Fox, Quarterback, Papa Smurf, Gibbs, Charmin Harmon, Papa Bear


Actor, Television Producer, Director, former quarterback


Early Career

Harmon began his career in the early 1970s, initially appearing in various television shows and films. He played college football at UCLA and was a quarterback for the UCLA Bruins. After college, he considered pursuing a career in advertising or law but eventually decided to switch to acting.

Television Roles

Harmon’s early television roles included guest appearances on shows such as Adam-12Police Woman, and Emergency! in 1975. He also performed in “905-Wild”, a backdoor pilot episode for a series about two L.A. County Animal Control Officers, which did not sell. Harmon received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance as Robert Dunlap in the TV movie Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years in 1976.

Notable Roles

Harmon’s notable roles include:

  • Dr. Robert Caldwell on St. Elsewhere (1982-1988)
  • Detective Dicky Cobb on Reasonable Doubts (1991-1993)
  • Dr. Jack McNeil on Chicago Hope (1996-2000)
  • Secret Service special agent Simon Donovan on The West Wing (2002)
  • NCIS special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs on NCIS (2003-2021)

Film Roles

Harmon has appeared in several films, including:

  • Summer School (1987)
  • Prince of Bel Air (1988)
  • Stealing Home (1988)
  • Wyatt Earp (1994)
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
  • Freaky Friday (2003)
  • Chasing Liberty (2004)
  • Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)

Awards and Nominations

Harmon has received several awards and nominations throughout his career:

  • Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor – Drama Series for his role on The West Wing (2002)
  • People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor for his role on NCIS (2017)

Production and Directing

Harmon has also worked as a producer and director. He directed two episodes of Chicago Hope in 1999 and 2000, and two episodes of Boston Public in 2002. He has been a producer and executive producer on NCIS since 2008 and its spinoff series NCIS: New Orleans.

Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

September 2, 1951


As of today, Mark Harmon is 72 years, 9 months, and 23 days old.

Zodiac sign



Mar Harmon signature



Birth Place

Burbank, California, United States of America


Burbank, California, United States of America

School / College / University

Harvard School

Pierce College

University of California:  Mark Harmon went to college at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He graduated in 1974 with a degree in Communications. He did really well in school, finishing with honors called “cum laude.” Besides studying, he also played football for the UCLA Bruins as the quarterback from 1972 to 1973.


Roman Catholic

Race / Ethnicity

Mark Harmon’s ethnicity is a blend of various European roots. His father, Tom Harmon, was of three-quarters Irish descent, with the remaining quarter being French and German. Harmon’s maternal grandparents were immigrants from Vienna, Austria. Additionally, his great-grandfather Amiel was of German and French ancestry, and his great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was of Irish origin

So he is Austrian (1/2), Irish (3/8), Alsatian (mix of German and French) (1/8) ancestry.

Food Habits

Mark is really careful about what he eats because he tries to stay healthy. There’s a funny story from one of his old movies called “Magic in the Water,” which came out in the 1980s. In one scene, he eats an Oreo cookie, and it is a big deal because he hardly ever eats treats like that!

To stay fit and healthy, Mark probably eats a lot of fruits, vegetables, lean meats, and whole grains. As an actor, he needs to stay in good shape for his roles, so he focuses on a balanced diet with mostly natural and unprocessed foods.


He enjoys spending time with family, watching football games, TV Shows, and reading books.

Physical Attributes and Measurements


  • In feet – 6′ 0″
  • In Centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m


  • In kilograms – 84 kg
  • In Pounds – 185 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 40 inches
  • Biceps Size: 14 inches
  • Waist Size: 34 inches

Shoe size

11 (US)

Eye color


Hair Color

Dark Brown


Mark Harmon was born in Burbank, California, and is the youngest of three children. His parents were both prominent figures: his father, Tom Harmon, was a Heisman Trophy-winning football player who later became an actor, broadcaster, and sports commentator. His mother, Elyse Knox, was an actress and model known for her roles in films such as “The Mummy’s Tomb” and “Joe Palooka, Champ”.

His eldest sister Kristin Nelson was a painter and actress. She was married to musician Ricky Nelson and has 3 kids. She died of a heart attack at her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on April 27, 2018. His other older sister Kelly Harmon is an actress and model and she is known for her work in various commercials and TV shows.

In terms of his personal family, Mark is married to actress Pam Dawber since 1987 and they have 2 sons.


Pam Dawber (1987–Present)

Mark Harmon with his wife Pam Dawber


Tom Harmon

Mark Harmon's father Tom Harmon


Elyse Harmon

Mark Harmon's mother Elyse Harmon


Kristin Nelson (Older Sister)

Mark Harmon's sister Kristin Nelson

Kelly Harmon (Older Sister)

Mar harmon sister Kelly Harmon



Sean Harmon (Son) (Born on April 25, 1988)

Mark Harmon's son Sean Harmon

Ty Christian Harmon (Son) (Born on June 25, 1992)

Mark harmon with son Ty Christian Harmon

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Pam Dawber

Marriage Date

In 1987

Affairs or dating history

Karen Carpenter

Morgan Fairchild

Cristina Raines (1980–1984)

Mark Harmon with ex-girlfriend Cristina Raines

Heather Locklear (1984)

Sheree J. Wilson (1985)

Terri Garber (1986)

Pam Dawber (1986–Present)

Mark Harmon with wife Pam Dawber

Favorite Things

Favorite Actors – Gary Cooper, Buster Keaton, William S. Hart

Favorite TV Show – Combat! (1962-1967)

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Net worth 2024

$120 million

As of June 2024, it’s estimated that Mark Harmon has a net worth of about $120 million, based on information from different reliable sources. He makes a lot of money from different things. Let’s break it down:

TV Show “NCIS”

Mark Harmon played the main character, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, on “NCIS” for many years. He was paid $525,000 for each episode. This made him one of the highest-paid actors on TV. Because he worked on so many episodes, he earned about $20 million every year from this show! He also worked as an executive producer on “NCIS,” which means he helped make the show and earned extra money from that too.

Total Money

Altogether, Mark Harmon has about $120 million. Most of this money comes from his work on “NCIS” and other TV shows and movies.

Other Acting Roles

Mark Harmon also earned money from acting in other TV shows and movies. These roles added to his total income over the years.

Producer Credits

Besides acting, Mark Harmon worked as a producer. Being an executive producer on “NCIS” means he got a share of the profits when the show was shown again on TV (called syndication). This added more money to his earnings.

Property Investments

Mark Harmon and his wife, Pam Dawber, have invested in real estate, which means they own some very expensive houses. They have a home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, worth $15 million, and another house in Malibu that they bought for $610,000, which is now worth over $10 million.

New Projects

Mark Harmon is still working and looking for new acting jobs. He has signed with a new talent agency called Gersh, which helps him find more acting opportunities. This means he will probably keep earning more money in the future.

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Social Media Profiles


Mark is not active on FB.


He is not active on Twitter either


He is not active on Insta as well.

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