Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career, and Marriage.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth 2020 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus most recently served up her acting talent as the Vice President you would hate to love on the HBO TV series ‘Veep’.
Unfortunately, news that the beloved actress was fighting breast cancer broke at the tail end of 2017. After her announcement on Twitter, responses wishing her well poured in and showed the incredible amount of goodwill that the actress had been able to amass in her life.
Biography of Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus on January 13, 1961, to an America mother and a French-born father.
Her mother, Judith, was a writer and a special needs tutor while her father was a businessman who chaired the Louis Dreyfus Energy Services. Her parents, however, divorced one year after her birth, leaving her to be raised by her mother alone.
When Julia turned 8 years old, her mother relocated the family to Washington, D.C where she met and married L. Thompson Bowles, Dean of the George Washington University Medical School. With her new family, Louis-Dreyfus lived in different states and countries due to her stepfather’s work.
During the early 1990s, Julia became famous for the role of Elaine Benes on NBC’s Seinfeld. She was able to play the role for nine seasons, appearing in all but three episodes.
The episodes that she did not appear in was the inaugural pilot episode, “The Seinfeld Chronicles” because her character was not initially intended to be a part of the series. It was only after the first episode that NBC executives felt the show was too male-centric and demanded that creators Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David add a woman to the cast.
It was revealed in the commentary on the DVD package that the addition of a female character was the condition for commissioning the show. Louis-Dreyfus won the role over several other actresses who would also eventually enjoy their own TV success, including Patricia Heaton, Rosie O’Donnell, and Megan Mullally.
The star has one of the longest marriages in Hollywood, now clocking over 30 years. She is married to William Brad Hall an American actor, comedian, director, and writer. He is best known for creating the sitcoms – ‘The Single Guy’ and ‘Watching Ellie’.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has two sons named Charlie and Henry Hall. From all indications, Charlie and Henry will follow their parents’ path and build a career in Hollywood. The two made a sweet and hilarious video of Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ in honor of her last day of chemotherapy.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth 2020
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a total wealth of $202 million. With Seinfeld, she appeared in the entire 9 seasons of the show which ran from 1989-1998 and reportedly received $600,000 per episode in the show’s final season.
The show is currently syndicated all over the world and Julia continues to receive royalties. ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ series which debuted with an audience of 15 million also became hugely successful and ran for 5 seasons.