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Net Worth:
$25 Million
May 27, 1961 (62 years old)
5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Actor, Voice Actor
United States of America
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Peri Gilpin is an American actress and voiceover performer who has a net worth is $25 million. Peri Gilpin is best known for her portrayal of radio producer Roz Doyle on the hit NBC sitcom "Frasier," which ran from 1993 to 2004. Gilpin's role on "Frasier" marked her breakthrough, earning her critical acclaim and solidifying her place in television history. She received multiple Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series along with her co-stars. Her character, Roz Doyle, with her quick wit and resilience, became a fan favorite and an integral part of the show's success.

Beyond "Frasier," Gilpin has demonstrated her acting versatility across numerous television roles. She has appeared in popular series like "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," and "Desperate Housewives."

Gilpin's distinctive voice has also been lent to animated series such as "Justice League" and "Danny Phantom." Additionally, she played a prominent role in the ABC Family drama "Make It or Break It."

Early Life

Peri Kay Oldham was born on May 27th of 1961 in Waco, Texas. Her father was a broadcaster called James Franklin Oldham, who eventually adopted the stage name Jim O'Brien. Peri's parents eventually divorced, and her mother Sandra Jo remarried in 1969 to a man named Wes Gilpin. At this point, Peri changed her surname to her stepfather's surname.

During her childhood in Dallas, Gilpin became interested in acting, and her parents encouraged her to pursue this endeavor further. She took some of her first steps towards an acting career by training at the Dallas Theater Center. After high school, Peri continued her acting education at the University of Texas at Austin. She also continued her studies at the British American Drama Academy in London, England.

Peri's younger brother Marc Gilpin was a child actor who portrayed Roy Scheider's son in "Jaws 2."


Peri began her career in the 80s with TV roles in series like "21 Jump Street," and "Almost Grown." However, Gilpin's career truly took off after she appeared in the series "Cheers." She played Holly Matheson in one episode that aired in 1993. Over the next decade or so, Peri became known for playing the role of Roz Doyle in the successful TV series "Frasier," which itself was a spin-off of "Cheers." This led to considerable success for Gilpin, as she won a Screen Actors Guild Award along with the rest of the main cast for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series. After winning this award in 1999, Peri continued to act in "Frasier" until its conclusion in 2004.

Frasier Salary

Heading into season 10 in 2002, Peri negotiated a new contract for that paid her $500,000 per episode for the final two seasons. That was a significant increase from the estimated $150,000 she had been earning per episode for the previous several seasons. Between seasons 6 and 9, John earned $150,000 per episode across 96 episodes. That worked out to $14.4 million before taxes. Over the final two season's 48 episodes, she earned $24 million. That's $38.4 million in pre-tax earnings for just half the series alone.

Other Work

In 2009, Gilpin continued her TV career with a new role in "Make it or Break It." Once again, she was honored with various accolades and was given a Gracie Award for "Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama Series." However, she continued to maintain ties with her cast members from "Frasier" – most notably Jane Reeves. The pair eventually went on to establish a production company called Bristol Cities. This production company created a number of projects over the next few years.

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Gilpin is also an established voice actress, having appeared in animated films like "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within." Her first-ever film role was a voice gig in 1998's "The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story." In addition, she has voiced characters in animated series like "Danny Phantom," "Superman: The Animated Series," "Justice League," and "Hercules: The Animated Series." She is also known for her work on various "Hellboy" animated films.

Around the 2010s, Peri worked on TV series like "Medium" and "Desperate Housewives." More recently, she has booked roles on shows like "Law and Order: Criminal Intent." During this period, she also joined Teri Polo in the Lifetime movie "For the Love of a Child." In 2012, she joined the cast of "Men at Work" with a recurring role. She then joined the cast of "Scorpion" in the show's second season, playing a team superior in homeland security.


Peri Gilpin is known for her relationship with painter Christian Vincent, whom she married in 1999. The couple welcomed their first children into the world in 2004, and these were twins born via a surrogate mother.


Gilpin has suffered from the impact of leiomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that claimed her mother's life in 1997. This experience has led her to become quite active in fundraising and awareness for cancer research.


Brand Endorsements

Peri Gilpin has supplemented her acting income with a number of brand endorsements over the years. She is perhaps best known for her voice work on commercials for companies like Wells Fargo and Johnsonville Meats.

Real Estate

Gilpin and her husband have an extensive real estate portfolio and have been quite active in the California housing market. In 2003, Peri and her husband sold a residence in West Hollywood for $1.367 million. In 2007, they offloaded another property in Beverly Hills for $5.6 million.

In 2010, it was reported that Gilpin had purchased a home in Malibu for $3.55 million. Located within the Malibu Colony community of Malibu, California. Gilpin's home is 1,783 square feet, with 4 bedrooms, and 4 bathrooms. The lavender lined brick pathway leads visitors through the rose bush filled front yard to the front door. The main living areas have limestone floors, the living/dining room has a fireplace and wall of sliding glass doors leading into the back yard. The kitchen has open shelving, white cabinetry, and a breakfast counter that separates the kitchen from the family room. The master suite comes complete with a shared office area and private bathroom. The guest bedroom opens into the front garden through a Dutch door. The back yard has a large brick terrace, spa, and views of the nearby mountains and ocean.

In 2013, it was reported that Gilpin and her husband were listing this Malibu cottage for $4.25 million. That year, the couple acquired a $2.54-million residence – also in Malibu. This home was originally built in the 40s, and it is larger than their previous home despite being cheaper. In 2017, it was reported that she and Vincent had listed this second Malibu home for $3.89 million. This residence spans 3,741 square feet of living space and features three bedrooms. There is also a detached guesthouse, a vegetable garden, and a swimming pool on the property's 1.13 acres. Judging by their buying and selling patterns, it seems as though Peri Gilpin and her husband are engaging in so-called "house-flipping."

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