Alan Hamel

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Television host, Producer (1936)
Tue Aug 20 2019
By   sabin

Not everyone can make huge money from their desired career and profession. Today we are talking about Alan Hamel, who has made a staggering fortune from his professional work as a television host, and producer.

Alan Hamel is a Canadian producer, television host, and entertainer. Hamel is well known for his presentation on the show, Razzle Dazzle, a children's program, which aired in early 1960 on CBS. Besides the professional career, Alan is receiving wider media attention as the husband of the entertainment personality, Suzanne Somers.

Early Life

The entertainer Alan was born on June 30, 1936, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Born to his Canadian parents, Alan is of Jewish descent and holds Canadian nationality. Moreover, there is no information about his family background and siblings. 

The Canadian TV host, Alan Hamel (right) in his early age with his daughter.
Snap: The Canadian TV host, Alan Hamel (right), in his early age with his daughter.
Source: Instagram @hamelwood

Talking about his education, Hamel joined Ryerson Institute of Technology and studied the television arts program. However, he did not graduate from the University.

Celebrity Wife: Suzanne Somers

The 84-years-old Alan is in a marital relationship with Suzanne Somers nee Mahoney. Hamel's beloved wife, Somers, is an American actress, author, and businesswoman as well. Suzanne has made her appearance in films and TV series like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Keeping Secrets, Chrissy Snow, Three's Company, Step By Step, etc.

As an author, Suzanne has published books like A New Way to Age, Breakthrough, Two's Company, Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones, and many others. 

The Canadian TV host, producer, Alan Hamel is the husband of an American actress, author, businesswoman, Suzanne Somers.
Image: The Canadian TV host, producer Alan Hamel is the husband of an American actress, author, businesswoman, Suzanne Somers. 
Source: Instagram @suzannesomers

The 5-feet-5-inch (166 cm) Suzanne is also an entrepreneur. Somers is the founder of Suzanne Organics Skin Care, Hair, and Make-Up company. She recently launched a 'Gut Renew Superfood Protein Formula,' an organic plant-based protein.

Married Since 1977

Hamel and Sommers net one another back in 1969's syndicated game show, Anniversary Game. The show was hosted by Alan and Suzanne worked as a prize model on The Anniversary Game. After the first encounter, the duo shared a good bond and soon start their romantic relationship.

Later, in 1977, Alan and Suzanne decided to take their relationship to the next level and merrily tied the wedding knot.  AT the time of the wedding, he was in his early 40s, and she was 31-years-old. There are a 10-years of age gap between the pair.

Alan Hamel and Suzanne Somers are in a marital relationship since 1977.
Snap: Alan Hamel and Suzanne Somers are in a marital relationship since 1977.
Source: Instagram @suzannesomers

As of 2021, the married pair is sharing a perfect bond without involving in any rumors and controversies related to their separation. Suzanne and Alan are celebrating a 44-years (more than four-decade) long marriage anniversary happily. Additionally, from the marital bond, Suzanne & Alan did not share any kids. 

Former Romantic Affairs

Before tieing the wedding knot with Suzanne, Alan was a married man. He was in a marital relationship with her first wife, Marilyn Hamel. Nothing much is known about Marilyn. Alan and Marilyn married a long time ago, but there is no information about their wedding date, venue neither the exact date and reason behind their separation are known.

 Alan Hamel shared a daughter, Leslie Hamel (left) with his former wife, Marilyn Hamel.
Photo: Alan Hamel shared a daughter, Leslie Hamel (left) with his former wife, Marilyn Hamel.
Source: Instagram @hamelwood

From the marital bond, Alan and his ex-wife Marilyn shared two children, a daughter Leslie Hamel, and a son named Stephen Hamel. Their daughter, Leslie, who is a costume designer, is in a relationship with Andrew Parker.

Similarly, Alan and Marilyn's son Stephen is the writer who has worked in films, Siberia (2018), Replicas (2018), etc. Stephen Hamel also worked as a producer in the 2016 drama, romance, sci-fi's Passengers.

On the other hand, Suzanne was also a married woman before she married Alan. The actress got married to her first spouse, Bruce Somers in 1965 when she was 19. From the relationship, they shared a son named Bruce Somers Jr. Later, Suzanne and her then-husband Bruce divorced in 1968. 

Bruce Somer Jr is married to his wife, Caroline Somers, since 1994.
Picture: Bruce Somer Jr is married to his wife, Caroline Somers, since 1994.
Source: Instagram @brucesomersjr

Furthermore, Bruce Jr is married to his girlfriend-turned-wife, Caroline Somers,since 1994. They are proud parents to two adorable daughters, Camelia Somers (b. 1995) and Violet Somers (b. 1998).

Net Worth & Salary

Hamel makes huge money from his career as a television host, producer, and actor. To date, he has worked n various movies and television shows which adds up to his total assets. 

According to some sources, an average salary of a Canadian television show host is $53,352 annually. So, we can guess the yearly earning of Alan. As of early 2021, Alan's total net worth is estimated to be $100 million. On the other side, his wife, Suzanne Somers also enjoys the same fortune of around $100 million. 

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