|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor|
|Date of Birth||Nov 18, 1960 (61 years old)|
|Nationality||United States of America|
How much is Elizabeth Perkins Net worth?
Elizabeth Perkins has a net worth of $5 million as an American actress. Elizabeth Perkins is a well-known actress for her roles in films such as “About Last Night,” “Big,” “Avalon,” and “He Said, She Said.” She garnered many Emmy and Golden Globe Award nods for her performance as Celia Hodes in the Showtime series “Weeds,” for which she won critical praise. In addition to “This Is Us,” Perkins has been on “GLOW,” “Sharp Objects,” “The Moodys,” and “Truth Be Told.”
Early Life and Beginnings of Career
Elizabeth Perkins was born in 1960 in the New York City borough of Queens to James, a writer, farmer, and businessman, and Jo, a substance abuse counselor. She has Greek ancestry through her father. Perkins was reared in Colrain, Massachusetts, and her parents separated when she was around three years old. She began her acting career at a young age with the non-profit community theater Arena Civic Theatre. Perkins attended the renowned preparatory school Northfield Mount Hermon School before moving to Chicago to attend the Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University from 1978 to 1981. In 1984, she made her Broadway debut in “Brighton Beach Memoirs” by Neil Simon. Perkins then worked with other ensemble organizations, including Steppenwolf Theater and the New York Shakespeare Festival.
Career Breakthroughs in Film
Perkins made her feature film debut in 1986, starring opposite Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, and James Belushi in “About Last Night,” an Edward Zwick romantic drama set in Chicago. The next year, she played alongside Judd Nelson in the courtroom drama “From the Hip.” 1988 was her breakout year, as she starred in two films. In “Sweet Hearts Dance,” she co-starred with Don Johnson, Jeff Daniels, and Susan Sarandon, and in “Big,” she co-starred with Tom Hanks.
Continue Film Career
Perkins’ success continued in 1990, when she acted in “Love at Large,” “Enid Is Sleeping,” and Barry Levinson’s “Avalon.” The next year, she received fame for two prominent roles: in the romantic comedy “He Said, She Said,” opposite Kevin Bacon, and in the drama “The Doctor,” with William Hurt, as a cancer patient. Perkins’ subsequent credits included “Indian Summer,” the live-action adaptation of “The Flintstones” for the big screen, the 1994 remake of “Miracle on 34th Street,” the drama “Moonlight and Valentino” starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Kathleen Turner, and Whoopi Goldberg, the literary adaptation “I’m Losing You,” and Antonio Banderas’ “Crazy in Alabama.”
In the 2000 drama “28 Days,” Perkins played the sister of Sandra Bullock’s main character. She then appeared in the family comedy “Cats & Dogs” and the coming-of-age movie “All I Want.” Perkins then voiced Nemo’s short-lived mother Coral in the 2003 Pixar animated picture “Finding Nemo,” a minor but important part. She then appeared in the films “Speak” and “Jiminy Glick in Lalawood” with Martin Short. In 2005, Perkins appeared in five films, including supernatural horror sequel “The Ring Two,” romantic comedy “Must Love Dogs,” and drama “Fierce People” with Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Stewart, Anton Yelchin, and Chris Evans. After a six-year absence from the film industry, Perkins returned in 2011 to feature alongside James Marsden and Gary Cole in “Hop,” an Easter-themed fantasy comedy.
Perkins made her television debut in 1993 with the film “For Their Own Good.” Throughout the decade, she continued to feature in television films such as “Cloned” and “Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women.” Perkins received her first lead role in a series in the NBC sitcom “Battery Park” in 2000; unfortunately, the program was canceled after just four episodes aired. The actress subsequently returned to television films, starring in “What Girls Learn” and “My Sister’s Keeper” in 2001 and 2002, respectively. She provided her voice for episodes of “King of the Hill” from 2002 to 2004, and she featured in two episodes of “Hercules” in 2005.
From 2005 until 2009, Perkins was most recognized for her portrayal as alcoholic PTA parent Celia Hodes in the Showtime series “Weeds.” She was nominated for three Emmy Awards and two Golden Globes for her work. Perkins starred in episodes of “Monk” and “The Closer” following her departure from “Weeds.” In 2013, she played the lead in the short-lived ABC comedy “How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)”. Perkins starred in episodes of “How to Get Away with Murder” and “One Child” the following year. She went on to play recurrent characters such as Janet Malone on “This Is Us,” Birdie on “GLOW,” and Marilyn on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” In 2018, Perkins starred in the miniseries “Sharp Objects” on HBO. The next year, she started starring in the Fox sitcom “The Moodys” and the Apple TV+ online series “Truth Be Told.”
Perkins married actor and theater director Terry Kinney in 1984; they separated in 1988. In 1991, she gave birth to a daughter called Hannah with her partner Maurice Phillips. Later, in the year 2000, Perkins wed Argentine-American cinematographer Julio Macat, through whom she received three stepsons – Alexander, Andreas, and Maximillian.
In 2006, Elizabeth purchased a property in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sherman Oaks for $1.5 million. This mansion is currently estimated to be worth $3 million.