Quick Facts of
- First NameChristina Applegate
- Net Worth$ 20 million
Emmy Award-winner, Christina Applegate is an American actress and dancer best known for her role as Kelly Bundy in Married… with Children, Samantha Who?, and Dead to Me. The 49-year-old actress made her debut as a child actor in 1972 from Days of Our Lives where she played a three-month-old baby.
Applegate made her breakthrough from the Fox Network’s first sitcom Married…. With Children. Some of her notable film work series include Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, The Big Hit, The Sweetest Thing, Vacation, and Bad Mirrors.
What Is The Net Worth Of, Christina Applegate?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Applegate is estimated at around $20 million as of January 2020. She amassed her impressive amount of fortune from her versatile career as an actress and a dancer.
The average salary of a dancer is around $14.25 per hour to $33,788 per year. Likewise, an actor makes at the lowest $21,920 to the highest $56,820 per year. As per sources, Applegate made $125,000 per episode for her role in the 2015 TV show Up All Night.
The Jesse actress is reported to reside in her Los Angeles, California condo. Although she has not disclosed the purchase value, the median house price in LA ranges around $713,617 which can go up to millions of dollars depending upon the area and location of the house.
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Journey To Fame & Fortune
Applegate made her acting debut in 1972 from Days of Our Lives when she was just 3 months old. She then made her film debut at the age of 7 from the 1981 film Jaws of Satan where she played Kim Perry.
She made her television movie as young Grace Kelly in the biopic Grace Kelly alongside Cheryl Ladd, Lloyd Bridges, Diane Ladd, and Ian McShane in 1983.
Christina made her breakthrough in 1987 in the Fox sitcom Married… with Children where she played sexually promiscuous daughter Kelly Bundy alongside Ed O’Neill, Katey Sagal, David Garrison, and Amanda Bearse.
She then appeared in the dual role of a 12th-century noblewoman, Princess Rosalind and her 21st-century descendant Julia Malfete in the comedy film Just Visiting.
Her outstanding guest role in the American sitcom Friends let her win an Emmy Award in 2001. She appeared in two episodes in the ninth and the tenth seasons alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer.
She also voiced Catherine the Cat in the three-dimensional talking animal sequel Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. She the voiced Brittany in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Alvin, and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.
In July 2018, Christina was cast alongside Linda Cardellini and James Marsden in Netflix’s dark comedy series Dead to Me. Some of her other notable film works are The Book of Life, Vacation, Bad Moms, Crash Pad, and A Bad Moms Christmas.
Life Behind The Camera
The 49-year-old actress is involved in various philanthropic and charitable events. In 1992, she joined other celebrities in a benefit show for a Hollywood children’s charity as a special guest assistant to the local magicians and taking part in a number of illusions.
She also appeared on a television special titled Stand Up to Cancer to raise funds for breast cancer research. She also supports people for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
Some of the other charities which Christina supports are:
- A Day Made Better
- Dizzy Feet Foundation
- Entertainment Industry Foundation
- Free Arts for Abused Children
- Kind Campaign
- The Trevor Project
- Right Action for Women
- World Animal Protection
- Tower Cancer Research Foundation
Short-Biography: Christina Applegate
Christina Applegate was born on 25th November 1971 in Hollywood, California, the United States of America to Robert William Applegate and Nancy Lee Priddy. She is American as per nationality and has mixed (English, Scottish, German, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, French, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian) ethnic descent.
Applegate grew up alongside her siblings Alisa and Kyle. She was homeschooled by her mother and later enrolled at Excelsior High School.
Who Is Applegate’s Husband?
The Married… with Children actress is married to Dutch musician Martyn LeNoble. They got engaged on Valentine’s Day 2010 and exchanged their wedding vows on 23rd February 2013 in midst of family and friends at their Los Angeles home. Together they share a daughter named Sadie Grace born in January 2011.
Prior to LeNoble, she was married to actor Johnathon Schaech. They wedded on 20th October 2001 in Palm Springs, California. However, the duo separated after few years of marriage citing irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was finalized on 10th August 2007.