Lisa Edelstein was born on the 21st May 1966, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and is an actress, perhaps best known for her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy in the TV series “House” (2004-2011); she is currently playing Abby McCarthy in “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (2014- ). Edelstein’s career started in 1991.
Have you ever wondered how rich Lisa Edelstein is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lisa Edelstein’s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through her successful acting career. In addition to being a regular in TV series, Edelstein also plays in featured movies which have improved her wealth.
Lisa Edelstein Net Worth $10 Million
Lisa Edelstein is a daughter of Jewish parents Alvin, a former paediatrician at Chilton Memorial Hospital, and Bonnie Edelstein, a retired social worker. Lisa grew up in New Jersey the youngest of three children and went to the Wayne Valley High School, matriculating in 1984. While at the high school, Edelstein was a cheerleader for the New Jersey Generals but started a strike when the cheerleaders were forced to stand in bars while wearing their uniforms. She moved to NYC to study at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1984.
Her acting career started in Oliver Stone’s biography “The Doors” (1991) starring Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, and Kyle MacLachlan. Edelstein continued with minor roles in various TV series including “Mad About You” (1992), “L.A. Law” (1992), “Wings” (1993), “Seinfeld” (1993), and “The Larry Sanders Show” (1994). Lisa also appeared in “Love Affair” (1994) starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, and Katharine Hepburn, in eight episodes of “Almost Perfect” (1995-1996), and in 17 episodes of “Relativity” (1996-1997). By the end of the ‘90s, Edelstein had played in James L. Brooks’ Oscar-winning comedy “As Good As It Gets” (1997) alongside Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, and Greg Kinnear, “L.A. Without a Map” (1998), “I’m Losing You” (1998), and John Landis’ “Susan’s Plan” (1998) starring Nastassja Kinski, Billy Zane, and Michael Biehn. His net worth was rising.
In the early 2000’s, Lisa had roles in “Keeping the Faith” (2000) with Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, and Jenna Elfman, and “What Women Want” (2000) starring Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, and Marisa Tomei. She also appeared in such series as “Ally McBeal” (2000-2001), “Leap of Faith” (2002), and “Felicity” (2001-2002). Edelstein continued with “Daddy Day Care” (2003) starring Eddie Murphy, and “A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster” (2003) before landing the role of Dr. Lisa Cuddy in 153 episodes of “House” from 2004 to 2011. By the end of the 2000’s, Lisa had played in “Fathers and Sons” (2005), “Mrs. Harris” (2005) alongside Annette Bening and Ben Kingsley, “Grilled” (2006) with Kevin James and Ray Romano, and in “Special Delivery” (2008).
In the current decade, Edelstein has appeared in three episodes of “The Good Wife” (2011), “Blue-Eyed Butcher” (2012), “She Loves Me Not” (2013), and in six episodes of “Castle” (2013-2016). Most recently, Lisa worked in “Joshy” (2016) and is in the middle of “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” in which she plays Abby McCarthy, since 2014.
Regarding her personal life, Lisa Edelstein married artist Robert Russell in May 2014 in Los Angeles where they currently reside. Lisa loves writing, composing music and painting. She has been a vegetarian since the age of 16, and practices Ashtanga yoga for six days a week.
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