Lisa Kudrow in a famous actress known internationally through her roles in various television series. She hails from America, and she is known significantly through the famous TV show ‘Friends’ which was very successful. The show aired for more than ten years. Let’s take a close review of the net worth of Lisa Kudrow in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Lisa Valerie Kudrow was born in California, USA in the year 1963 on July 30th. Her father is Lee N. Kudrow, a physician profession, and mother, Nedra S. She has a brother and a sister, David and Helene respectively. Lisa was brought up as a Jew and underwent all the ceremonies of the religion.
She attended middle school and high school at Portola and Taft respectively before being admitted to Vassar College where she studied and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Her studies did not stop there as she further researched headaches that saw her rewarded with a credit on that field.
Lisa is married to Michael Stern, a French advertising professional since 1995 and they were later blessed with a son Julian in 1998. She had to act with her pregnancy on the show. Lisa had a normal childhood as her family could afford all the basic needs and had no difficulties growing up.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Lisa’s school life did not deter her from venturing into a career of acting. She started off small by acting comedies while she was in school. Her first was ‘The Groundings’ in Los Angeles, ’Cheers,’ ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Julia Sweeney’ in 1990 and, ‘Mad About You.’
Her breakthrough came when she was given a role in the ‘Friends’ show in which she played the role of a massage therapist. This role was so massive that she won some awards from it. She also made it to the Guinness book of world records by being the highest paid actress in the history of television shows. Apart from ‘Friends,’ Lisa also appeared in other shows and movies including The Opposite Of Sex, Hanging Up, Dr. Dollittle 2, Marci X, Happy Endings, Neighbors, Hotel For Dogs, The Comeback, King Of The Hill, The Simpsons, Hope And Gloria, Wonderland and many more.
For her outstanding career, Lisa has been nominated for numerous awards of which she has won several. She has been nominated six times for the Primetime Emmy awards for the show friends and twelve times for Screen Actors Guild Award. She has one Primetime Emmy Award in 1998 and two Screen Actors Guild Award in 1996 and 2000. The comeback show has also been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Despite having advanced in her studies, Lisa followed her heart which led her to the entertainment industry. She has since then garnered a net worth of over $80 million to become among the wealthiest actresses in the world. She has acquired this wealth through the salaries in TV shows and movies. Lisa was once the highest paid actress in Hollywood history when she was starring as ‘Friends.’ Her writings and producing roles have also contributed significantly to the value mentioned above.
Lisa has defied all odds to become a success story through her hard work and passion. Only a few in the industry could boast of such. She has purposely served as an inspiration to the millions of people struggling out there to realize their dreams. She has a huge fan base across the world especially the ones who followed the ‘Friends’ show. Lisa is still moving strong, and she is currently working on new films. The future looks bright, and hopefully, she will add to her net worth even more.