Peggy Lipton is a renowned American actress, former model as well as a singer. She got much of her popularity through being featured in an ABC television series known as The Mod Squad where she played the role of a flower child known as Julie Barnes starting from the year 1968. In addition to this, she has also won several awards due to her outstanding performance as an actress. To know more about the net worth of Peggy Lipton in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Peggy Lipton was born on 30th August in the year 1946 in New York City in which her full name is Margaret Ann ‘Peggy’. She was born to her parents known as Harold Lipton who was a corporate lawyer together with Rita Benson who was an artist. She got raised together with her siblings who were her two brothers known as Kenneth and Robert.
Peggy Lipton then went to Lawrence Junior High School and later went to Professional Children’s School. For her high studies, she later joined San Fernando Valley State College which is located in Northridge in California. She then moved to Los Angeles while she was at the age of 18 years together with her family where she described herself on a phase as a ‘Topanga Canyon Hippie.’
After the end of ‘The Mod Squad’ in the year 1973, she tied knots with Quincy Jones who is a musician in the year 1974 with whom they have two children known as Kidada Jones born in 1974 and Rashida Jones born in 1976. They later divorced in the year 1990.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Peggy Lipton commenced her career through being a model in the New York in which she took the jobs her father had arranged for her. Her mother on the other side encouraged her to take up acting lessons. She joined the Ford Agency while she was at a very young age of 15 years in which she worked as a model. After this, she then got signed up with the Universal Pictures after she went to Los Angeles.
After this, Peggy Lipton then commenced her acting career in which she was featured in an NBC sitcom known as The John Forsythe Show while she was at the age of 19 years. Following her good performance, she was then featured in other television series such as The Invaders, Bewitched, The F.B.I., The Road West, The Virginian, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour among many other films. She got much of her popularity after she was featured in the ABC’s crime drama series known as The Mod Squad in which she played the role of Julie Barnes. In addition to this, she has also been successful in the music career with some singles such as Lu, Stoney End, Wear Your Love Like Heave among many other which she has been featured. She has won as well as received several nominations for some awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Peggy Lipton has an estimated net worth of $4 million. This is from the fortunes she has made through her successful careers. She has previously been a model since her very young age after which she got into the acting career and then into the music career which all have contributed to her net worth.
Peggy Lipton received many challenges as she was getting in her career in the later 1960s to the early 1970s in which she got involved in a number of men who were very abusive and alcoholic. She later settled and had to go for a break on her acting career.