You may be familiar with the American Actress Pauley Perrette through her role as Abby Sciuto in the NCIS series. The actress is currently 50 years old and over the course of her career, she has given performances in various TV shows and movies. She is not only an actress but also a published writer, singer as well as civil rights advocate.
We shall provide you with details regarding the actress' career and the net worth that she has achieved through it.
The Journey of Perrette's Professional Life
Before all her fame and wealth, Perrette worked as a bartender in New York and did odd jobs. It was when she was in New York that her friends introduced her to an advertising agency director and things began to drastically change for her.
She began to get lots of offers for commercial. In her words,
I started booking commercials like crazy!
Perrette's commercial offers gave her confidence and it also gave her more chances to work on TV shows. She made several guest appearances in TV shows and she made guest appearances on the hit show Frasier, which also starred Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin, and John Mahoney.
It was in 2003 that she landed the role of Abby Sciuto in NCIS which turned out to be her most prominent role.
Before her role as Abby Sciuto, she had made an appearance in various crime drama like Special Unit 2 and 24. In a 2005 interview with Craig Ferguson, she explained that she had a lifelong crime obsession.
She was an undergrad student in sociology, psychology, and criminal science and had started her master's degree in criminal science before joining the entertainment industry. It is no wonder that she is able to perform so convincingly in the show.
Aside from playing characters in movies, she is also a published poet and a writer. She has written a short story Cheers which has been published in the anthology Pills, Thrills, Chills, and Heartache: Adventures in the First Person.
Earning and Net Worth of Perrette
NCIS is one of the most popular shows that CBS has released and it is well received even after 15 seasons. There is no doubt that it is one of the successful shows of CBS and as such, the stars of the show do get paid well for their contribution to the show.
Her salary in the later season prior to her departure was reported to be $175,000 per episode of the show.
Her work on the show and various movies and other TV shows, as well as her advertisements in the past, have paid off well. Her net worth is tied to be $16 million. Not to mention, but she deserves the net worth.