One of the reasons why the American medical TV drama House was at one time the most-watched TV show in the world was that it had a group of great actors and actresses like Hugh Laurie, Robert Sean Leonard, and Lisa Edelstein who were able to make the work come true through their creative acting roles. In the TV series, which ran eight seasons on Fox Network from November 2004 to May 2012, Lisa Edelstein played the fictional role of Dr. Lisa Cuddy, a hospital administrator and dean of medicine.
The series turned out to be Lisa’s greatest and most remarkable work to date. In addition to the experience she has gained working with well-known personalities, the TV series helped to put her further in the spotlight. Today she is listed as one of the most talked-about celebrities in Hollywood.
Who is Lisa Edelstein and How Old is She?
The American actress was born on May 21, 1966, in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the youngest of three children of the Jewish couple Bonnie and Alvin Edelstein. Her father is a pediatrician at Chilton Memorial Hospital, while her mother is a social worker. Lisa and her siblings grew up in Wayne, New Jersey and she attended Wayne Valley High School. During her school years, she was also a cheerleader for the New Jersey Generals. Lisa graduated from high school in 1984 and moved to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University to study theater.
Lisa’s acting career began when she was still at university and her first television appearance was as the host of a cable series Awake on the Wild Side. However, she made her acting debut in 1991 with the biography film The Doors, in which she was cast as a backstage make-up artist. The following year she was given the opportunity to appear as Francine Flicker in the legal drama series L.A. Law. This was followed by other roles in movies and television series, including The West Wing, Just Shoot Me!, Relativity, Ally McBeal, Without a Trace, Daddy Day Care, and many others.
The years 2004 to 2011 remain another memorable time for Lisa Edelstein, as her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy in the much-discussed series House made her one of the most talked-about celebrities in Hollywood. Shortly after the climax of the seventh season of the series, Lisa decided to give up her role and take on a new role in CBS’s political drama series The Good Wife. Other TV series she subsequently starred in included Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce and ABC’s The Good Doctor.
What is Lisa Edelstein Net Worth?
With such a long list of movies and TV series she’s starred in, it wouldn’t be surprising if Lisa joined the list of celebrities with rapidly growing affluence. Lisa Edelstein’s net worth is $8 million, her fortune is due to her great acting skills and a good number of smart deals she is involved in. An entertainment site, Fame 10 even mentioned her among the top 10 actors who are well paid for their roles in movies and TV series.
Lisa is said to earn $848,485 a year, but as for her role in the TV series House, she is said to be paid about $175,000 per episode. She also has a number of assets located across the country. The lead actress shared a picture of her adorable dog and cocker spaniel, which she says is worth $750. Outside of acting, Lisa is a good traveler. She has traveled to places like Tokyo.
Lisa is a married woman. The beautiful actress is the wife of Robert Russell, her boyfriend, for a very long time. The couple got married on May 25, 2014, in Los Angeles and have remained together ever since.
Before she settled down with Russell, there were rumors that she had a relationship with men like Giammario Villa, Norman Kali, and Petri Räisänen. The wedding ring that Lisa and her artist-husband exchange at the time of their wedding were designed by L.A. jeweler Neil Lane. The couple will not have children of their own yet, but they live happily together without any rumors about them. Instead, they like to exchange pictures of themselves on social networks, just so their fans know what they’re up to.
Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Lisa is 5 feet 6 inches tall and her body weight is 60 kg. Her hourglass-shaped body size has the bust, waist, and hips from 36-24-35 inches.
Other Facts About Lisa
Long before her rise to stardom, Lisa was known throughout New York City as the reigning Queen of the Night, having appeared on the New York club scene in the 1980s. Even the New York Times magazine called her a “celebutante.
During her reign in the 1980s, Lisa wrote, composed, and performed in a musical entitled “Positive I”, which was a response to the AIDS crisis of the time. The play, which was performed at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City, received many awards.
Lisa and her older siblings grew up in Wayne, New Jersey, but they are Ashkenazi Jews and have American nationalities.
Lisa has a large following on social media. Her Instagram page, where she often publishes pictures of herself and her husband, has about 52.6k followers. Her Facebook and Twitter page also has about 113k and 95.7k followers.