Molly Elizabeth Brolin

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Film and TV production assistant (1987)
Tue Nov 29 2022
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Molly Elizabeth Brolin is an American assistant producer who is mostly known as the daughter of actor James Brolin and his ex-wife Jan Smithers who is also an actress. She is not as famous as her parents but she is well-known in the entertainment industry. 

Molly was born on November 28, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. In her hometown, she started her school and also studied drama at a University there.

Early Life

As previously mentioned, Molly was born on November 28, 1987, in Los Angeles, California to her father, James Brolin and mother, Jan Smithers. Her parents exchanged vows in 1986 in a private wedding ceremony. When Jan Smithers became pregnant, she couldn't continue her acting career and after conceiving her daughter she spent all of her time working on bringing up Molly by herself while James Brolin continued work. 

James Brolin wearing a black zipped turtle neck and Molly wearing a black fishnet top with a black inner top.
Molly Elizabeth Brolin with her father, James Brolin 

However, things did not go well between James and Jan's marriage relationship so they divorced in 1995. Jan Smithers took her daughter with her and started a peaceful life in the countryside. Incidents or memories she has of her childhood have yet to be revealed by her but it's safe to assume Molly will keep it private.

After graduating high school, she attended the Berkeley College of Music. After earning her degree, she pursued her interest in the entertainment industry as a production assistant in Hollywood.


Even as being the daughter of Jan Smithers and James Brolin, Molly decided to choose and start a career of her own even though she could've lived in luxury with her parent's money. This shows that she is an independent and motivated woman.

Her main source of income is her professional career as an assistant producer and art director. It was sourced that she has been able to accumulate a total net worth of $2 million.

Molly Brolin's career

Molly debuted as one of the production assistants of the 2011 short film, "Royal Reunion.' She has also directed a stage play that made its debut at New York's "Wild Project" in this play, Molly was the art director which's an idea she came up with herself and titled it "Smile Swamp Princess", a rock opera co-composed by actor Megan Lui and directed by Molly's niece, Eden Brolin.

Molly has also been a part of the popular movie series, "Men in Black". She was the production assistant of the movies, "Men in Black 3" and "John Mulaney: New in Town."

Molly was also a part of the TV film "Royal Hearts" where she served as the assistant producer working alongside her father who was the director and played the lead role. 

Personal life

Even with being the daughter of two popular entertainment industry personalities and the step-daughter of Barbra Streisands, Molly has been able to keep information about her personal life private with no leaks whatsoever. 

However, what we are able to confirm is that she has chosen to remain single to focus on her career now before anything else before moving on to be in a relationship.

Molly and her Family

Molly Elizabeth Brolin is a wonderful daughter and sister so she has a great relationship with her father’s three stepchildren, Josh Brolin, Jess Brolin, and Jason Gould along with her stepmother, Barbara Streisands

Photo of Molly Elizabeth Brolin father, James Brolin.
Photo of Molly Elizabeth Brolin father, James Brolin. Image Source: IMDb

In addition, she attends many events with her father and mother-in-law. In addition, she is also visiting her biological mother Jan Smithers who has settled in Ojai, California.


Also, have a look into Josh Brolin's daughter, Eden Brolin's personal and professional life. Who is also in the acting field just like her father.

How Rich is Molly Fater? What Is His Actual Net Worth?

James Brolin is indeed a very rich man. He has made a fortune through his acting career. Royal Hearts actor, James has a total net worth of $60 million.

Unlike other actors, he has not just strained himself in his acting journey but has also worked as a producer and director in several movies and TV series.

He charges a good amount of money for portraying a role in movies and TV series. However, he has not revealed his actual earnings per TV show/film on any media.

Height & Body Weight

Molly Elizabeth Brolin stands at 5 feet 2 inches (160 cm)  tall while having an average body weight of 58 kg (128 lbs). She has a beautiful oval face along with natural brown eyes and brown hair.

Talking about her body measurement, she has a slim body with an average body measurement. 



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