Felicity Huffman Net Worth
Felicity Huffman net worth: Felicity Huffman is an actress and director who has a net worth of $45 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband, fellow actor William. H. Macy. Felicity Huffman is probably most famous for acting in films such as, Georgia Rules, Phoebe in Wonderland, Christmas With the Kranks, Transamerica and Magnolia and many others. She has also had acting roles in several television series such as, Raven, X-Files, Sports Night and, most notably, Desperate Housewives. She appeared in 180 episodes of Desperate Housewives and at her peak was earning $275,000 per episode. Felicity Huffman was born in Bedford, New York in 1962. She is the daughter of Grace Valle, an actress, and Moore Peter Huffman, a banker. She comes from a large family of six sisters, Mariah, Isabel, Jessie, Grace, Betsy and Jane, and one brother, Moore Jr. Her parents divorced when she was just an infant and she was raised by her mother in Putney, New York. She attended a boarding middle school in Putney and the Interlochen Art Academy in Michigan. From there she continued her education at New York University, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama. She began her acting career in 1988, on Broadway, in the production of Speed The Plow and went on in the same year to star in the films, Lip Service and Things Change. In 1992 she played the part of Annie in The Heart of Justice, and in 1996 she landed the role of Peggy Maclin in Harrison: Cry of the City. On the ABC show, Sports Night, Huffman was cast in the role of Dana Whitaker, an executive producer. She is widely known for starring in Desperate Housewives on ABC, in the role of Lynette Scavo. Huffman has been very busy with her roles in plays, on the big screen and television, as well as being the co-author of "A Practical Handbook for the Boyfriend," a self-help book. She has also starred in films with actor/husband William H. Macy, such as in the drama, Keep Coming Back.
Felicity Huffman Salary
How much did Felicity Huffman make per episode of Desperate Housewives at her peak? $275,000
Huffman won the 1994-95 OBIE Award for her role as Donny, in the theatre production of "Cryptogram." She was also awarded an Emmy for her role in Desperate Housewives, as well as two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Actress in a comedy series and Part of Best Ensemble for a Comedy Series. For her role in Transamerica, she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. In 2009, Huffman and actor/husband William H. Macy received their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which many people felt was way overdue.
College Bribery Scandal: On March 12, 2019 Felicity Huffman was arrested by FBI agents in connection to a widespread college bribery scandal. Felicity allegedly bribed to have her daughter's SAT test conducted by a tutor who altered the scores with the goal of getting accepted into Georgetown University. When she was arrested, the FBI agreed to release her on bond after Felicity was able to show that she owns $20 million worth of real estate and has $4 million worth of liquid assets.
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Felicity Huffman Earnings
- Desperate Housewives$250,000/episode