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Martha Katherine Dick


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Full NameMartha Katherine Dick
First NameMartha
Middle NameKatherine
Last NameDick
Professioncommunity-service worker
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
No Of Children6

Martha Katherine Dick is a celebrity mother. She gave birth to an award-winning actor and comedian, Tim Allen, who is best recognized for his iconic character Tim "The Toolman" Taylor, on ABC sitcom Home Improvement

Home improvement was Tim's first acting gig. Martha was a community-service worker.

Was married to a Real-estate agent 

Martha was married to real-estate agent Gerald M. Dick. From their beautiful union, they were blessed with six children. They were living in marital bliss until the death of her beloved husband.

Husband's death

Her spouse passed away in an accident in the year 1964 at the age of 55. He was driving home from the University of Colorado Football game when his car collided with a drunk driver. 

The drunk driver's car crossed two lanes of traffic, flipped, and landed on her husband's car. Tim was just 11 years old when his father died and has not got over it. 

Losing his father, whom he considered his role model used to teach young Tim that the world was not in anyone's control besides God. 

According to Tim, his dad was fond of cars, and that his love for cars was the only memory alive.

Martha Katherine Dick's first husband Gerald M. Dick
Martha Katherine Dick's first husband Gerald M. Dick. Source: YouTube

Mom to her nine children 

She is the mother to her nine kids. Her six kids, out of which five boys are from her previous marriage. Tim is the third-oldest child in the family. 

She is the step-mom to her three step-children, two girls and a boy.  As a mother, she supported Tim throughout his career and never fail to put her opinion to defend the criticism that her son gets. 

She openly expressed her outrage when Tim's decade-old conviction made a headline in 2013

She also stated that the article was unnecessary dragging him taking 35 years ago matter when he had already been punished serving more than two years in prison.

Remarried her college sweetheart 

After two years of her spouse's death, she remarried her college sweetheart, a business executive. She went on living with him along with her six children to Birmingham, Michigan

They raised their nine children together. After marrying him, she became Martha Bones, and they now reside in Los Angeles.

An intimate second wedding ceremony of Tim

Tim was previously tied knot to his high-school sweetheart, Laura Deibel, with whom he shares one daughter named Katherine ‘Kady’ Allen, born in 1989

The couple parted their ways after more than fifteen years of marital bliss. After their divorce, Tim started dating superhero comedy Zoom actress Jane Hajduk

They dated for five years before tying a knot on 7th October 2006 in an intimate outdoor wedding ceremony in Grand Lake, Colorado. They welcomed their first daughter Elizabeth Allen Dick in 2009.

Martha Katherine Dick's son Tim Allen with his wife Jane Hajduk and daughters Katherine and Elizabeth. Source:

She wanted her son to be in the army, civil service, or the postal service

On the late-night talk show "The tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon," Tim confronted his mother wanted him to give a postal exam even after watching his acting on Home Improvement

She even gave him a choice between the army, civil service, and postal service because she thought that would take care of him. 

The first reaction after her son showed her the paycheck was hilarious. Instead of congratulating him, she said, "that's absurd."

Net Worth 

The net worth of Martha is not revealed. Tim's journey from stand-up comedian to one of the aspiring actors is commendable. 

Though he had a rough path where he served two years in prison after he was caught with cocaine possession, he again stood up and started stand-up comedy before getting a breakthrough role in 1991 with Home Improvement

After his incredible acting talent, offers began to pile up. He has amassed an eye-watering income of :

Income Source
$100 million 
  • $1.25 million per episode, which was later increased to $1.9 million
  • $235,000  per episodes from Last Man Standing
  • $5 million for Toy Story
  • $ 2 million for Galaxy Quest
  • $12 million for Joe Somebody
  • Others are from endorsements and advertisements



  • Her age is under review.

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Updated On Sat Apr 10 2021 Published On Tue Mar 09 2021 By paper-boat

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