Julia Louis-Dreyfus Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Biography
  • Name: Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Age: 57 years old
  • Height: 5ft 3in (160 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Net Worth: US $200 Million
  • Status: Alive

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is an Award-winning American actress, comedienne and producer. She starred as “Elaine Benes” on the series Seinfeld and currently as “Selina Meyer” in Veep. Her credits include Saturday Night Live, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and the film Enough Said (2012). Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961 in New York City. Her parents Judith and William divorced when she was 1-year old. She has three half-sisters Lauren, Phoebe and Emma. Louis-Dreyfus attended Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland. She studied theatre at Northwestern University but dropped out to pursue acting.

Louis-Dreyfus began her acting career at The Practical Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. She performed with The Second City comedy troupe, who’s past members include Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. She was added to the cast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live in 1982. She appeared in a total of 57 episodes playing various characters. Louis-Dreyfus made her feature film debut in 1986. She was cast as “Mary” in Woody Allen’s Hannah and Her Sisters (1986). She had a small role in the Christmas comedy film National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) starring Chevy Chase. Louis-Dreyfus starred as “Eileen Swift” on the NBC sitcom Day by Day (1988-89). She followed up with her breakout role as “Elaine Benes” on Seinfeld (1990-98). That role earned her multiple awards including a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe. The show was created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David. Louis-Dreyfus appeared alongside Robin Williams and Billy Crystal in the film Fathers’ Day (1997). She voiced the character “Princess Atta” for the animated film A Bug’s Life (1998) and later “Rochelle” for Planes (2013). Her film credits include North (1994) with Elijah Wood, and Enough Said (2013) with James Gandolfini.

Louis-Dreyfus starred as “Ellie Riggs” on the sitcom Watching Ellie (2002-03). She also served as a producer. She had recurring roles on the series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Simpsons and Arrested Development. She held the title role as “Christine Campbell”, a single mother on the series The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006-10). The show ran on NBC for 5 seasons. Louis-Dreyfus currently stars as Vice president “Selina Meyer” on the political satire series Veep. The show premiered on HBO on April 22, 2012. She won 9 Primetime Emmy Awards, including 6 for lead actress in a comedy series and 3 as a producer. She’s also won 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Critics’ Choice Award for her role. Louis-Dreyfus’ star was added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010. She was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2014.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is about 5ft 3in tall and she’s of Jewish, German, Mexican, English, French, Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $200 million. She married actor ‘Brad Hall’ in June 1987. The couple began dating in 1981. They have two sons, Henry and Charles Hall. Louis-Dreyfus was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017. Her diagnosis came one day after she won an Emmy for Best Actress for the series Veep.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus
  • Birthday: January 13, 1961
  • How Old : Age: 57 years old
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 3in (160 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, comedienne, Singer, Producer
  • Years Active: 1982-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $200 Million
  • Marriage(s): Brad Hall
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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