Julia Louis-Dreyfus Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2018 Published On Oct 29, 2017
Facts of Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Date of Birth: 1961 , January-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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Julia started her career in comedy as a performer in The Practical Theatre Company. Her outstanding performance led her to feature in a sketch show, Saturday Night Live broadcast from 1982 to 1985. Louis earned wide recognition and breakthrough with a nine-season run playing, Elaine Benes on TV film, Seinfeld which is one of the most critically and commercially successful sitcoms. 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has earned huge popularity and fame from her professional career. She has received eleven Emmy Awards, including eight Grammy awards for acting and three for producing. Further hold Golden Globe Award, Seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, Five American Comedy Awards and Two Critic's Choice Television Awards as well as several nominations.  

Moving towards her personal life, Julia Louis-Dreyfus married to Brad Hall, who is an American actor, comedian, director, and writer in 1987. The couple met each other in Saturday Night Live, and after dating for several months, they married.

Julia and Brad have blessed with two sons, Henry and Charles. It's been more than 30 years, and Julia and Brad are still together. The couple is living happily with no sign and rumors of divorced till date. 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced that she has breast cancer on 28th September 2017. She mentioned that "One in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I'm the one." She further reveals she has supportive and caring family and friends. 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus earns the good sum of money from her professional career and has an annual income of $15 million. She had featured in several movies and TV series through which she gets well paid. Being an actress, comedian, and producer, she has various sources of income and her present estimated net worth is estimated at $205 million. 

From 1997-98, Julia appeared in American Sitcom Steinfeld and appeared in a total of 178 episodes as one of the leads in the series, Elanie Bsenes. Reportedly she earned $600 thousand per episode. 

Julia lives a luxurious life, with 8 luxury cars to her name, which are worth $3 million and has three house worth $46 million.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Born in New York City.

January 31 , 1961

Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on 13th January 1961 in New York City. She was born to mother, Judith who was a writer and father, Gerard Louis-Dreyfus who was chaired Louis Dreyfus Energy Servies and grew up along with her siblings. 

Started career in Acting.

1982

Julia started her career in comedy as a performer in The Practical Theatre Company. Her outstanding performance led her to feature in a sketch show, Saturday Night Live broadcast. 

Married to Brad Hall

1987

Julia Louis-Dreyfus married to Brad Hall; an American actor, comedian, director, and writer in 1987. The couple met each other in Saturday Night Live and after dating for several months.

 

Won Sixth Emmy Award.

September 17 , 2017

Juli Louis-Dreyfus has won her sixth Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for the HBO series, Veep. Till date, she has earned eleven Emmy Awards. 

Announced Breast Cancer.

September 28 , 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced that she is a diagnosis of breast cancer. She announced her cancer the day after receiving Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress. 

Current Networth

2018

Julia Louis-Dreyfus earns the good sum of money from her professional career. Being an actress, comedian, and producer, she has various sources of income and it is estimated that her current net worth is around $205 million.