Julia Louis Dreyfus Net Worth
Julia Louis Dreyfus is a popular American Actress and Producer. Her most popular role was for the Television series “Seinfeld”. She hails from a family of billionaire business men like her father Gerard Louis Dreyfus and great-great Grandfather Leopold Louis-Dreyfus, who founded the Louis-Dreyfus Group, a shipping conglomerate.
She was born on 13th January, 1961 in New York City, US. Julia went to Northwestern University but left midway.
At first Julia worked with theatre groups like The Second City and The Practical Theatre Company to hone and fine-tune her comedy skills.
Julia started her career in Television with at age 21 with Saturday Night Live. During this series she worked with actors like Billy Crystal, Jim Belushi, Eddie Murphy and Martin Short. She worked for that series from 1982 to 1985. In 1989 she got a role in Seinfeld as Elaine Benses which ran for nine seasons. This show was appreciated by critics and viewers alike and catapulted Julia into the league of great actors.
She also worked in The New Adventures of Old Christine for CBS channel and this series ran for five seasons. She also appeared in Arrested Development, The Art of being Nick and Day by Day.
She is presently appearing on the Comedy show called Veep, for HBO and this is currently in its seventh season.
Dreyfus has also acted in films like Deconstructing Harry, Hannah and Her sisters, Enough Said, Soul Man and National Lampoon’s Christmas. She has done voice-overs for A Bug’s Life, and Planes cartoon movies.
Life History of Julia Louis Dreyfus
Julia has two half sisters Phoebe and Emma on her father’s side and Lauren Bowles who is also an actress on her mother’s side.
Julia Louis married co-star Brad Hill in 1987. They have two sons Henry and Charles. While she cites actors Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Valerie Harper Teri Garr and Lucille Ball as her source of inspiration, she is herself an inspiration according to actors like Tina Fey who reiterate her wonderful comic skills.
Awards and Recognition
Julia has been nominated for 96 awards and has won 27 of them.
She received a Golden Globe Award for the category Best Supporting Actress in the Series for her role in Seinfeld. She is recipient of 11 Emmy awards that recognize her acting as well as producing skills.
Her role in Seinfeld fetched her five American Comedy Awards in the category Funniest Supporting Female performer in a TV series. She won two Critics Choice Television awards and Screen Actor Guild Awards as well. In 2014, her role as a TV star was acknowledged and she inducted into the Television Academy of fame .She featured in the Time 100 list in 2016 as one of the most influential people in the World. She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the year being 2010.
Net worth of Julia Louis Dreyfus
The net worth of Julia is $200 million. Though she was born to a billionaire, she will be sharing her father’s estate with her stepmother and siblings. Her Net worth is the sum a total of her income from acting plus a part of her Father’s estate that she inherits. Her Net worth is expected to increase in the future.