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Legendary actress Julie Andrews is, even now at the age of 84, still as beloved as when she was first introduced to audiences as Mary Poppins, and then as Fraulein Maria in The Sound of Music.

Julie Andrews
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Find out more here about the career and life that has been an incredible journey for the talented Andrews.

Andrews’ marriage to Tony Walton

Andrews has been married twice. Her first marriage was to set designer Tony Walton from 1959 until 1967.

She ended the marriage and found herself confused and depressed after the end of the union. Director Mike Nichols was instrumental in encouraging her to seek therapy.

Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews and Tony Walton | Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

“Sadly, I separated from my lovely first husband,” Andrews, 84, she told The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in October. “And separations were always inevitable and the marriage was over and my head was so full of clutter and garbage. Believe it or not, it was Mike Nichols who really tipped me into wanting to go to therapy.”

“[Mike] had been, and he was so sane and funny and clear,” recalled Andrews. “He had a clarity that I admired so much. I wanted that for myself. And I didn’t feel I had it, so I went and got into it and it saved my life, in a way.”

Her second marriage was to director Blake Edwards

Andrews married director Blake Edwards in 1969. They were together until his death in 2010.

Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards
Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards | Larry Ellis/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

She told Good Morning Britain in 2015, “We were married 41 years and it was a love story, it was. Success in our marriage was to take it one day at a time and so, lo and behold, 41 years later there we still were.”

“I’m still dealing with [his death],” she said. “There are days when it’s perfectly wonderful and I am myself and then it’s suddenly—sock you in the middle of your gut and you think ‘ah God I wish he were here.'”

Andrews’ net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Andrews’ net worth is $45 million.

Appearing at the 92nd Street Y in October to promote her new memoir, Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, Andrews had advice for acting hopefuls.

“Nothing is wasted, is for sure,” she cautioned. “There were days when I was in vaudeville, and I’d be endlessly touring around England in really tacky productions,. . . and wondering, ‘What on earth good was this going to do me?’”

“But, suddenly, I’m doing Mary Poppins on film . . . and I thought, ‘Oh, how lucky I did all of that.’ Nothing’s wasted,” she repeated. “It’s going to come in use for you at some point in your life.”

When asked at the event how she would want to be remembered, the legendary artist said, “Hopefully, perhaps, a certain joy or delight in music and all things. I’m so lucky, really, to have been that lady who was able to do all those wonderful things.”

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