Jennifer Leann Carpenter was born on 7 December 1979, and is an actress best known by her fans for her role in ‘Dexter,’ a Showtime drama series, in which she played Debra Morgan, and for which she received a Saturn award in the category of Best Supporting Actress on TV in 2009.
Do you want to know what the net worth of Jennifer Carpenter is, as of early 2016? Carpenter is estimated to have a net worth of $8 million. She earned her riches in her years of acting, largely thanks to her role in ‘Dexter.’, for which she is reported to have earned an impressive salary of $100,000 per episode which started in October 2006 and ended in September 2013, which aired a total of 96 episodes over just eight seasons.
Jennifer Carpenter Net Worth $8 Million
Born in the city of Louisville, Kentucky USA, Jennifer is the daughter of Robert Carpenter and Catherine Mitchell. She was educated at St. Raphael the Archangel, and Sacred Heart Academy where she completed high school. Since she had a deep passion for acting, she decided to get training at Walden Theater Conservatory Program, advancing to Julliard School in New York City from 1998 to 2002. Before she graduated, she was lucky enough to be cast in ‘The Crucible,’ a 2002 Arthur Miller’s Broadway revival, which starred famous names such as Laura Linney and Liam Neeson. This was a good start to her net worth.
Despite being cast in small roles during her school time, Jennifer Carpenter did not have the exposure she wished to have. She first attracted attention after her role in the film ‘The Exorcism of Emily Rose’ being nominated for an MTV Movie Award in 2006 in the category of Best Frightened Performance, which she bagged that same year. Things got better and she received recognition with a Hollywood Life Breakthrough Award, before being named the Breakout Performer at the Scream Awards in 2006.
In October 2006, Jennifer Carpenter was offered the role of Debra Morgan in ‘Dexter,’ which gave her the international stardom she had always wanted. She also starred in ‘Gruesome Playground,’ an off-Broadway play, at the Second Stage, in 2011. That same year, she appeared in ‘The Good Wife,’ a CBS drama. In January 2014, reports surfaced that the actress was to be one of the stars in ‘Sea of Fire,’ an ABC drama, in which she would play the role of Leah Pierce, an FBI agent. However, the television company failed to pick up the show as a series.
Jennifer Carpenter made her debut video game appearance voicing Juli Kidman in ‘The Evil Within,’ a horror game of survival. In early 2015, she was cast in Limitless, a CBS drama series, together with Jake MacDorman. Her net worth continues to grow.
In her personal life, Carpenter married Michael C. Hall, her co-star in ‘Dexter,’ in 2008, but divorced in December 2011. Carpenter began dating Seth Avett, a folk musician, in 2013, and she gave birth in May 2015, continuing acting in the pilot of “Limitless” during her pregnancy.
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