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Fannie Flagg Married, Husband, Gay or Lesbian, Net Worth, Bio, Height

Date of Birth September 21, 1944
Age 74 Years 9 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Actress
Marital Status Single
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian Lesbian
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Not Yet
Education University of Alabama
Parents William Hurbert Neal, Jr. (Father), Marion Leona (Mother)


Fannie Flan, an American actress cum author has inspired many people in the lesbian community for several years. Despite her fan’s expectations, it is unfortunate that she has not been successful in her love life. Fannie was once dating her female friend but the relationship did not last for long. So, did she settle for another partner or finally got married to a husband? Let’s find out!

Fannie Flagg Net Worth And Bio

The actress cum author, Fannie, was born in Birmingham Alabama. Her father is known as William Hurbert Neal Jr. while her mother is Marion Leona. Her father worked as a motion-picture machine operator after serving as a Second World War combatant.

Fanny attended a school known as St. Clements after moving to Woodland with her family. While at school, she developed dyslexia. However, this disorder was discovered several years later.

Fannie was born as Patricia Neal. However, after realizing that another actress has a similar name, she opted to change it legally. Fannie became famous after featuring in various TV show s including Candid Camera, Hollywood Squares and The Match Game. While she was working as an actress, she acted in various movies including Crazy in Alabama, Five Easy Pieces, Some of My Best Friends Are…, and stay angry among others.

Despite being a terrific actress, Fannie realized that she had a talent in writing. This enabled her to become one of the best authors with several selling books such as I Still Dream About You, Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, Standing in the Rainbow and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café among several other books. Fannie’s latest book, The Whole Town’s Talking, was released in 2016.

Further, Fannie’s long-running career enabled her to accumulate a substantial net worth. Reports indicate that she earns a much higher salary than the estimated annual salary of an average actress and author which is estimated to be $50,529 and $63,000 respectively. Currently, the Alabama native, who is 74 years of age, has kept a very low profile of her current jobs.

Fannie Flagg Body Measurements

Height 5 Feet 6 Inches 
Weight 62 KG
Body Size 40 Inch
Eye Colour Brown
Bra size 40 Inch
Skin Colour Fair

No Husband for Lesbian Star: Is There Anyone in Fannie’s Life?

Fannie’s readers knew about her lesbian nature long time ago hence her gay sexuality is not a secret. Several men had wished to become the actress’s husband, however, information about her gay sexuality broker their hearts.

In the 1980s, the actress cum author began a relationship with American writer Rita Mae Brown.

However, the relationship did not last long before the lovebirds parted their ways. Rita claimed that despite the two having a mutual separation, they still loved each other regardless of their differences. Since the breakup, there has been no information on whether Fannie has any partners. On the contrary, Rita has been in a relationship with a series of other women including Judy Nelson and Martina Navratilova.

Other than her relationship, Fannie published a book with lesbian theme in 1987, titled Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Shop. Later, the book was produced as a film titled Fried Green Tomatoes which featured actresses like Kathy Bates and Mary Stuart.