|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.778 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Television producer, Voice Actor|
|Date of Birth||1971-09-30|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Jenna Elfman Net Worth:
What is the Net Worth and Salary of Jenna Elfman?
American actress and producer Jenna Elfman has a net worth of $12 million. Jenna Elfman has been nominated for and won Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for her appearances in films and television shows such as “Dharma & Greg,” “Growing Up Fisher,” and “Big Stone Gap.”
30 September 1971, in Los Angeles, California, Elfman was born. She is the youngest of her parents Sue and Richard Butala’s three children. Her mother was largely a housewife, while her father was an executive at Hughes Aircraft. On the paternal side, the family was Roman Catholic and of Croatian heritage.
Elfman attended St. Genevieve High School in the San Fernando Valley before transferring to and graduating from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She then attended California State University, Northridge for college. She obtained a full scholarship to attend the Westside School of Ballet, where she had been studying ballet since the age of five. However, she was unable to continue because one of her tendons detached from the bone.
Elfman’s expertise in ballet and dance enabled her to launch her professional career. She began starring in music videos for musicians such as Depeche Mode, Anthrax, and Chris Isaak, and she toured with ZZ Top as a “Legs Girl” in 1994. She was simultaneously attending auditions for advertisements and programs. She was cast in the ABC comedy “Townies” in 1996, which aired for only one season before being canceled. She continued to book guest spots on episodes of programs such as “Murder One,” “Almost Perfect,” “New York Police Department Blue,” and “The Single Guy” aired in 1996 and 1997. She then secured a starring role on the ABC sitcom “Dharma & Greg.” It continued for five seasons until being canceled in 2002, demonstrating its popularity. There were 119 episodes in which she featured.
Throughout his tenure on “Dharma & Greg,” Elfman continued to book film and television roles. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she appeared in “Grosse Point Blank,” “Keeping the Faith,” and “Clifford’s Really Big Movie.” In the 2000s, she has appeared in a number of short-lived television programs. She was cast as a prominent role in the 2006 and 2009 films “Courting Alex” and “Accidentally on Purpose.” She also featured in “Two and a Half Men,” “Brothers & Sisters,” and “My Name is Earl” episodes.
Elfman continued to secure film and television parts throughout the 2010s, however they were mainly in minor films or standalone episodes of series. She appeared in “Struck,” “The Six Wives of Henry Lefay,” “Love Hurts,” and “Friends with Benefits” She also starred in “Barry.”” She starred in “Shameless,” seven episodes of “Damages” in 2012, and was cast as a prominent character in the only season of “1600 Penn” in 2012. Before the cancellation of “Growing Up Fisher” in 2014, she starred in the lead role of “Imaginary Mary” in 2017. In 2018, she won a role in the main cast of “Fear the Walking Dead,” one of her biggest roles.
Elfman has won a lot of award nominations and victories over her career. “Dharma & Greg” earned her the 1998 Golden Apple Award for Female Discovery of the Year and the 1999 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series. She also won Favorite Actress in a Comedy at the 1999 and 2000 TV Guide Awards for the same show. She has also been nominated for the American Comedy Awards, the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Satellite Awards, and the TCA Awards.
Elfman met her future husband, Bodhi Elfman, at an audition for a Sprite commercial in February 1991. The pair dated for four years before to their 1995 wedding. Although her spouse was of Jewish heritage, he was a devout Scientologist when he met Elfman, a Roman Catholic by upbringing. Elfman chose to join the Church of Scientology after he presented her to its doctrines following their encounter. Since then, Elfman has participated in a variety of religious programs. She was the keynote speaker at the Human Rights Hero Award ceremony hosted by Youth for Human Rights International and Artists for Human Rights, two Scientology-affiliated organizations. She also co-hosted with Charlie Sheen the 2008 New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project Charity Event, which was associated with Scientology.
Elfman has also hosted a comedy event for charity, participated in a telethon benefit, and donated her time to an auction. She has also engaged in the Read Across America initiative of the National Education Association and has collected funds for the Environmental Working Group. She serves as a member of the Dizzy Feet Foundation’s Board of Directors.
In 2004, Jenna and Bodhi purchased a property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles for $2,200,000. They sold the home for $4.6 million in November of 2020.