Melinda Hether Cohn, born on the 20th May 1966, is an American actress and comedian, most famously known for her portrayal of Natalie Green in the ’80’s television show “The Facts of Life”.
So how much is Cohn’s net worth? As of early 2016, it is reported to be $600,000, gained mostly from her career as an actress, and from lending her voice to various cartoon characters.
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Born in Los, Angeles California into a Jewish family, stardom came early for Cohn when she became part of the show “The Facts of Life” at the young age of 13. Cohn was discovered when the producers of the ’80’s sitcom and actress Charlotte Rae went to her hometown in Westlake School in Bel Air, California to do some research for the show. Cohn was spotted by Rae and was immediately cast to be part of the show, playing the role of Natalie Green.
The show “The Facts of Life” revolved around the lives of the four main characters living in a dormitory at Eastland School. The show was an instant hit among fans because of the shows realistic approach to the struggles of the four teen characters, and became one of the longest running sitcom’s of the ’80’s, with Cohn playing her role until the show ended in 1988. The shows’ success meant the same for Cohn’s career as well, also helping tremendously in her rising net worth.
Aside from acting, Cohn also graduated with a degree in cultural anthropology from Loyola Marymount University. After “The Facts of Life”, Cohn remained visible in the world of television, making guest appearances in various shows including, “The Boy Who Could Fly”, “Charles in Charge”, and “21 Jump Street”.
In 2001, Cohn along with the other original members of “The Facts of Life” reunited for a made-for-television movie “The Facts of Life Reunion”, catching up on the lives of the girls. The movie also became a message from the participants towards the producers of “The Facts of Life”, that they were not paid according to its sales on DVD.
Cohn also appeared in other projects like “The Help” in 2004, and also played the lead character in the movie “Violet Tendencies” in 2010. She has continued appearing in television shows such as “What Not to Wear”, “Hot in Cleveland” and “Secret Life of the American Teenager”. These projects have helped maintain Cohn’s presence in movie and television and also contributed to her wealth.
Today, Cohn is still active in the world of television lending her voice to various cartoon character including “Kim Possible” and “Dexter’s Laboratory”, and recently as Velma Dinkley, in the show “What’s New Scooby-Doo?” She was even nominated for a Daytime Emmy for her performance in “Scooby Doo”.
In terms of her personal life, Cohn is single. She is an outspoken supporter of LGBT, and has publicly stated that she is “…proud to be a ‘fag hag’”. She is also one of the founders of the cancer support center “weSpark”, which provides support, therapies and various workshops for people whose lives have been affected by cancer in one way or another.
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