Who Is Jefferson Salvini Randall? Details On His Parents, Career, & More

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Who Is Jefferson Salvini Randall? Details On His Parents, Career, & More
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Jefferson Salvini Randall is the son of late legendary actor Tony Randall. His father Tony who spent over six decades in the industry had worked in numerous movies and TV shows, most knowingly Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, No Down Payment, and more.

In the meantime, Tony’s son Jefferson had also a huge interest in acting. Jefferson who studied film studies at college is now a production assistant at The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo at Sesame Workshop.

Besides, we will also talk about his mother Heather Harlan who is three times younger than her late hubby Tony. Let’s start!

How old is Jefferson Salvini Randall? Details on His Birth and Early Life

Randall is aged 25 as of 2023. Born in the year 1998, the star kid who weighed  7-pound, 2-ounce celebrates his birthday on 15th June. He was named after comedic actor Joseph Jefferson and Italian tragic actor Tommasso Salvini.

For his childhood, Randall spent a significant part of his early life in his hometown of New York, New York.

His Ethnic Background

He belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and is an American as per his nationality.

Who Are Jefferson Salvini Randall Parents?

He is the son of Tony Randall and his widow, Heather Harlan. As we have already mentioned that his dad Tony was one of the veteran actors with a long history in the industry.

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Jefferson’s mom and dad.
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On the other hand, his mother Heather is now the president of the board of the New York Theatre Workshop. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Heather also studied acting at New York University.

Their Unconventional Marriage

Tony and Heather first met when Heather was an intern at the National Actors Theatre in New York which was founded by Randall himself. The duo began dating soon after Tony’s first wife of decades Florence Gibbs died in 1992.

Talking about their marriage, the two exchanged their vows on 17th November 1995, in a private wedding ceremony. At the time of their wedding, Tony was 75, whereas, Heather was 25-year-old only.

Despite having such a huge age gap, the two never bothered and led a happy married life until the actor died at 84 in May 2004.

Jefferson Salvini Randall Was Five When His Father Died

On 17th May 2004, Jefferson’s dad Tony passed away in his deep sleep at NYU Medical Center due to pneumonia. He actually contracted with the condition after his coronary bypass surgery in late 2003. He had since been in the hospital.

Talking about losing a father at such an early age, Jefferson’s mom Heather said,

“It’s horrible for a child to lose a parent at an early age, but our life is not a tragedy because Tony died. He was a loving husband.”

The widow also opened up Tony’s utter desire for having kids,

“And since he couldn’t have kids with his first wife, he desperately wanted them — so he was an incredibly loving father. And a great provider — his children have everything they will ever need.”

Jefferson Grew Up With His Sister

Jefferson has a sister named Julia Laurette Randall, born on 11th April 1997. She was named in the honor of Tony’s mom Julia and actress Laurette Taylor. Born and raised in New York, Julia went to Professional Childre’s School. She later attended Guildhall School of Music & Drama to study BA in Acting.

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Jefferson’s older sister.
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His Education: Is a Wesleyan University graduate

Jefferson Salvini Randall did his high school diploma from Ethical Culture Fieldston School in 2016. He then went on to enroll at Wesleyan University, graduating with a bachelor of arts in film studies in 2020.

What is Jefferson Salvini Randall Doing Now? His Professional Career

While Jefferson was still at college, the star kid did a three months internship at Oscilloscope Laboratories. In May 2017, Randall started working as an assistant at the Under NYC, in Brooklyn, New York.

Furthermore, from Jun 2018-August of the year, Jefferson served as a copywriter at Future Memories, Inc., in Queens, New York. He then spent one year and nine months, working as a barista at Red & Black Cafe, in Middletown, Connecticut.

In June 2019, Tony’s son began an internship as a production intern at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He there worked for three months, assisting field shoots and running production documents. Similarly, in Sept 2019, Jefferson joined Wesleyan University as a part-time course assistant.

Randall also became a delivery driver at Great Performances, in New York, New York. He used to deliver meals in bulk to low-income New Yorkers.

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Jefferson, the youngest child of late actor Tony Randall.
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As per his Linkedin bio, Randall also worked as a health & safety production assistant at The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for seven months from Sept 2020 to Mar 2021. Moreover, the star kid was also a production assistant at The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo at Sesame Workshop.

What is Jefferson Salvini Randall Net Worth?

Jefferson has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2023. His money mostly comes from his various works. On the other hand, his late father Tony had an estimated fortune of $15 million at the time of his death.

Is Jefferson Salvini Randall dating a girlfriend?

The 25-year-old Salvini Randall has kept all details of his love life behind the camera. He has yet to come forward with his relationship. Due to his privacy, it is yet to confirm whether Jefferson is dating a girlfriend or not.

Apparently, some online tabloids say that Jefferson is single as of 2023.


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