Nicollette Sheridan is an actress, writer, and producer who began her career as a fashion model. She made her acting debut in the ABC soap opera Paper Dolls in 1984 and had since then played many prominent and notable roles in television. Her role in the drama series Desperate Housewives earned her a Golden Globe nomination. Let us have a quick glance at the life, career, and net worth of Nicollette Sheridan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Nicollette was born on November 21st in the year 1963, in Worthing, Sussex, England to Arthur Sheridan and actress Sally Sheridan. Sally gave birth to Nicollette when she was 16 and her husband Arthur left them when Nicollette was less than a year old. Actor Telly Savalas later became the de facto husband of Sally and eventually the stepfather of Nicolette. Nicollette moved to the United States when she was ten years old in 1973.
Sheridan dated Leif Garrett from 1979 to 1985 and even lived with his family while she was dating him. After their breakup, she went on to date Scott Baio, Roger Wilson, and Jimmy Van Petten for short periods and in September 1991 she married actor Harry Hamlin after starring together in the 1990 TV movie Deceptions. After her divorce from him, she got engaged to Nicklas Soderblom in 2004 which was canceled in 2005. Sheridan was then engaged to Michael Bolton till 2008, and in 2015 she married Aaron Phypers. The couple filed a divorce in 2016 which was finalized in August 2018.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Nicollette began her career as a fashion model, posing for Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She played a small role in 1984 in the soap opera Paper Dolls and in 1985 she starred in the film The Sure Thing. She acted in seven seasons of Knots Landing from 1986 to 1993 and went on to act in TV movies such as Time to Heal, Virus, Murder in My Mind, Deadly Betrayal, and Deadly Visions.
She was cast in Desperate Housewives in 2004 which brought her huge acclaim along with a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in Series, Miniseries or Television film. She walked away from the show in 2009 and starred in the TV movie Honeymoon for One. She co-wrote the story of the 2013 TV movie The Christmas Spirit and is currently playing Alexis Carrington in the reboot of Dynasty.
Net Worth & Earnings
She has amassed quite a huge fortune through her successful career as an actress so far. Her salary per episode of Desperate Housewives was $125,000 in 2004 which rose to $150,000 in 2005. It rose to $200,000 in 2007 and was hiked to $250,000 in 2008. In 2016, she earned $2.7 million through the sale of her Bel Air house, and her estimated net worth is $28 million.
In April 2010, Nicollette filed a lawsuit against ABC and Marc Cherry, the creator of Desperate Housewives alleging assault which came to an end in 2014 in favor of ABC after several trials.