Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Marriage.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth 2020 – Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a multi-award-winning American actress and comedian best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, the legendary TV show Seinfeld, and Veep.
The New York City native is one of the most celebrated television actors of her generation, having won more Emmy Awards and more Screen Actors Guild Awards than any other performer.
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.
For her education, she went to Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland. She graduated from there in 1979. Then she enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Later, she dropped out to pursue acting.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an actress, a comedienne and a producer by profession. She started off her career via a TV show, “Saturday Night Live” in 1982. She worked there for around three years. Julia Louis-Dreyfus performed several characters in 57 episodes of the shows till 1985.
Then, she made her debut feature film in a dark fantasy comedy film, “Troll” in 1986. The same year, she also acted in “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Soul Man” as Mary and Lisa Stimsonrespectively. Afterward, she appeared in TV shows, “Day by Day” in 33 episodes from 1988 to 1989. From 1990 to 1998, she appeared in “Seinfeld” as Elaine Benes.
In the meantime, she acted in several films like “North,” “Father’s Day,” “A Bug’s Life,” and others. Similarly, she also featured on TV shows like “Dinosaurs,” “The Single Guy,” “London Suite,” and others.
Additionally, she acted and produced “Watching Ellie” from 2002 to 2003. Her role as Christine Campbell in “The New Adventures of Old Christine” from 2006 to 2010 raised her fame. Again, she also produced the show. Then, she joined the cast of political satire television series, “Veep” in 2012 as Selina Meyer. She is also the executive producer of it.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is married to Saturday Night Live comedian, Brad Hall. The couple met as students at Northwestern University and got married in 1987. They have two sons; Henry and Charles. Charles, who was born in 1997, plays for the Northwestern Wildcats men’s basketball team.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has an estimated net worth of $200 million. The record-breaking Emmy-award winning actress, who has spent thirty plus years in front of the camera has earned most of her money through her various roles on TV and in films.
She reportedly receives a salary of $150,000 per episode of Veep. Add that to what she reportedly earned from The New Adventures of Old Christine, which is said to be $275,000 per episode and $600,000 per episode of Seinfeld.
The little issue of her inheritance has not yet been decided with her father’s estate estimated to be worth about $4 billion.