Laverne “Chip” Fields was born on the 5th August 1951 in New York City, USA, and is a musician and singer, probably best known as a member of the Ronnie And The Ronettes band. She is also recognized as an actress, starring in a number of TV series and film titles such as in the role of Lanella Gordon in the 1970s sitcom “Good Times”. Her career has been active since 1973.
Have you ever wondered how rich Chip Fields is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Chip’s net worth is high as $1 million, which has obviously been accumulated through her more than successful career in the entertainment industry, not only as a musician, but also as an actress.
Chip Fields Net Worth $1 Million
Chip Fields spent her childhood in New York City, where he got her education at an elementary and high school. Chip first entered the entertainment industry as a musician, joining the Ronnie And The Ronettes group, with which she released two singles “Go Out and Get It”, and “I Wish I Never Saw The Sunshine”, before the group disbanded.
After that she tried herself as an actress, securing small roles in such productions as “Change at 125th Street” (1974), “Claudine” (1974), and “The Happy Hooker” (1975). However, in 1976 she was selected for the role of Mrs. Gordon in the highly popular TV series “Good Times” (1976-1979), and the following year, she began featuring in the TV series “What’s Happening!!” (1977-1979). She also portrayed Rita Conway in the TV series “The Amazing Spider-Man” (1978-1980), which added to her net worth. Throughout the 1980s, she didn`t have much success, as she only managed to land small roles in such TV series as “The Facts of Life” (1984-1986), and “T.J. Hooker” (1984), among a few others.
Her career resurrected in 1993, when she was selected for the role of Laverne Hunter in the TV series “Living Single” (1993-1997), and during the 1990s she also appeared in such productions as “Kirk” (1996), and “The Wayans Bros” (1998), among others. Before she switched her focus to directing, Chip also appeared in “Woman Thou Art Loosed” (2004), and “Just Jordan” (2007).
Chip`s directing credits include four episodes of the TV series “Just Jordan” (2007), two episodes of the series “Meet The Browns” (2009), and she has also directed 12 episodes of the TV series “House Of Payne”, among others, all of which have increased her net worth.
When it comes to speak about her personal life, Chip Fields has been married to Erv Hurd, a technical director, since August of 1994. They are the parents of two daughters – Kim Fields and Alexis Fields; both of them are involved in the film industry as actresses. Their current residence is in Harlem, New York.
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