Quick Facts of

  • First NameHolland Taylor

Veteran actress Holland Taylor is perhaps best known for her role as Evelyn Harper in the hit CBS series Two and a Half Men. She has worked as an actress for over 55 years, in that duration, she has played various iconic roles.   

Similarly, she has also worked extensively on the big screen and on stage. Her efforts on-screen have landed her an Emmy win, and she has also been nominated for a Tony for her work on stage.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Holland Taylor? Her Salary From Two and a Half Men

Holland Taylor has a net worth of around $18 million as of April 2020. She made this net worth from a career as an actress. 

Taylor has also earned a substantial amount from numerous productions she has starred in Broadway and off-Broadway.

Additionally, she has also earned a lot of money from her supporting role on the show Two and a Half Men, taking home $75,000 per episode from the show

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House In LA

The star, like many in Hollywood, has a house in Los Angeles that features a pool, greenery all around, and a garden beside a driveway. 

Although she has not revealed the price of her house, the average listing price of a house in LA is around $859,000, and the median selling price is $758,900.

Career Insight

Taylor’s career started on stage in 1965 with the production of The Devils. After this, she got a role as an extra in the TV film J.T. in 1969. Then after a short break, she joined the cast of Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, which was aired in 1971.

In 1973, she played the role of Sgt. Ruth Winter on the TV show Somerset. Then she appeared on Beacon Hill in 1975.

After 2 years in 1977, she played roles on Kojak and The Edge of Night. She got a regular role in the show Bosom Buddies from 1980 to 1981. She also worked on the iconic TV show All My Children from 1981 to 1983.

Some other shows she worked in the early eighties were The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana, I Was a Mail Order Bride, The Love Boat, Kate & Allie, Me and Mom, etc.

The actress did some minor roles in some films before getting a regular role on The Powers That Be. Some of her other well-known TV shows are The Powers That Be and The Naked Truth. Then a few minor roles later, she was cast on Two and a Half Men.

Two and a Half Men became one of the best-loved shows on earth and added to her already revered career. On the show, she played the mother of Jon Cryer and Charlie Sheen’s characters. 

Her film career started in 1976 with the film The Next Man. She took a few years to play her next role in a film, only coming out with the film 3 by Cheever: O Youth and Beauty! Her career on film was decent, and she has worked in some box-office hits like Bombshell, The Truman Show (starring Jim Carrey), Legally Blonde, etc.

Charities And Philanthropy

Taylor has worked with some charities to give back to the community. She has been involved passionately as an activist too.

She has supported organizations like Aid For AIDS, American Heart Association, and the American Stroke Association.

Short Biography

Holland Taylor was born Holland Virginia Taylor on January 14, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S to Virginia Taylor and C. Tracy Taylor. She studied at Westtown School before attending Bennington College and graduating in 1964.  

The 77-year-old is openly homosexual and has said in an interview that most of her partners have been women. It was confirmed that she was dating actress Sarah Paulson (age 45), who is 32 years her junior.