Lisa Kudrow is a famous actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. She rose to fame through the NBC’s hit sitcom Friends. Further, the show ran from 1994 to 2004.
Full Name: Lisa Valerie Kudrow
Birthday: July 30, 1963
Birthplace: Encino, Los Angeles, California
Residency: Los Angeles, California
Profession: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Singer, Producer
Years active: 1983 – present
Education: William Taft High School, Vassar College
Marital Status: Married
Husband: Michel Stern
Kids: Julian Murray Stern
Father: Lee N. Kudrow
Mother: Nedra S. (née Stern)
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
Body Measurements: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Light Brown
Net worth: $85 million (approx)
Lisa Kudrow (born July 30, 1963) was raised in Encino, Los Angeles. Her father, Lee N., was a physician. Also, her mother, Nedra S., was a travel agent.
Besides, she has two siblings. They are Lisa’s older sister, Helene Marla, and older brother, neurologist David B. Kudrow.
Further, Kudrow is a Taft High School graduate. Subsequently, Kudrow went to Vassar College.
Later, Lisa graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Biology.
Venture from Debut to Friends
Lisa Kudrow landed in a comedic career as a member of The Groundlings troupe. Briefly, she appeared once in the NBC sitcom Cheers. Kudrow’s first regular role was of an eccentric nurse in NBC’s T.V. sitcom Mad About You.
In 1994 came her most significant break. In particular, she was cast in the hit sitcom Friends. There, she portrayed Phoebe Buffay, the lovable massage therapist. During the last two seasons, Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Courteney Cox became the highest-paid T.V. actresses of all the time. Besides, the other co-stars are David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc.
Post Friends Career
Additionally, she was the producer and star of ShowTime’s series Web therapy. The show ran from 2011 to 2015. Further, she produced docuseries Who Do You Think You Are on TLC.
Meanwhile, Kudrow transitioned into the big screen from her successful T.V. career.
Some of her notable credits are Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997), The Opposite of Sex (1998), and P.S. I Love You (2007), Analyze This (1999), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), and The Boss Baby (2017).
As of 2020, the announcement is that Kudrow was cast in the upcoming Netflix series, Space Force.
Awards and Nominations
Undoubtedly, the successful actress has achieved numerous accolades to date.
Also, she received the Screen Actors Guild award for her role in Friends. For the same, she was six-times nominated for Primetime Emmy Award.
Moreover, she had two wins and twelve nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award.
Afterward, Kudrow received eight nominations and a win at the American Comedy Awards.
Married Life, Husband, and Children of Lisa Kudrow
Kudrow tied the knot with Michel Stern on May 27, 1995. Stern is a French advertising executive. Later, the couple had their first child on May 7, 1998. Besides, their son’s name is Julian Murray Stern.
Besides, there exists no anecdote of them getting separated. In other words, they are living their family life happily.
Net Worth and Salary:
Kudrow is still active in Hollywood, although “Friends” was one of her most prominent roles. In fact, the casts of the show each made $1 million per episode from 2002.
Lisa’s estimated net worth is $85 million as of 2020.
Lisa Kudrow on Social Media:
Lisa Kudrow likes to update her social media often.
Kudrow is on Instagram. Her self-titled account has 7.5M followers to date.
Also, her official page on Twitter has garnered 1.2M followers.
Similarly, she has an official Facebook page.
Kudrow experienced body dysmorphic disorder while working on Friends.
What’s more, her pregnancy was written in the fourth season of Friends. Mainly, it was Lisa’s character Phoebe having triplets as a surrogate mother.
Besides, she was featured in People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).