Phyllis Smith is a renowned American actress who got much of her popularity by playing the role of Phyllis Lapin-Vance on a television show known as The Office. In addition to this, she is also very popular for providing her voice in a 2015 Disney film known as Inside Out. She has also been featured in other several movies such as Bad Teacher and in a Netflix series known as The OA in the year 2016. To know more about the net worth of Phyllis Smith in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Phyllis Smith was born on 10th July in the year 1951 in The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri in the United States. Her mother’s name is Glenda Smith though her father’s name is not known. She got brought up by her mother as her parents separated at a very young age.
Her mother had a small shop which she ran in the town and got busy in her own works. She has one sibling who they got raised together by her grandmother as her mother was very busy in her career. Phyllis Smith went to the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the year 1972 and she also got a degree in elementary education.
Phyllis Smith tied knots with Bob Vance while in the 3rd season of the show known as The Office who was her on-screen partner. This was her reel life though in real life she is not yet married and has not been recorded in any relationship and without any children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Phyllis Smith commenced her career in the year 1970 after she worked as a dancer with which she worked as a burlesque performer. After this, she then commenced her professional career through being cast in television as well as in films. She was cast in a film known as The Office hence joining Hollywood California where she was a casting associate of this film. In this film, she played the role of Phyllis Vance which was a role of a soft-spoken saleswoman who used to disagree with Michael Scott who was the pompous office manager.
Her appearance in this film gave her much success which saw her gain many awards. She was featured in a film known as Celebrity Family Feud in the year 2008. After this, she was then featured in another movie known as The Bad Teacher in the year 2011 and later a supporting role in this film in the year 2012. Later she was featured in the Pixar Film Inside Out in the year 2015 playing the character of Sadness. Recently she was featured in a Netflix series known as The OA in 2016. From her performances, she has been able to receive several awards with nine awards and received 9 nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
Phyllis Smith has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million. This is from the income she has made in her fortunate career. Much of her earning come from the film appearance together with other movies as well as television series.
Phyllis Smith has much of her popularity comes from her appearance in the film known as The Office which made her get much of her popularity. She is not active in the media, and this is the reason why her personal information is not well known.