Jennifer Coolidge’s Net Worth Could Nearly Rival Tanya McQuoid’s

From 'Legally Blonde' to 'The White Lotus'

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Comedy queen Jennifer Coolidge is taking Hollywood by storm (reaching a net worth of $6 million in the process)—and fortunately for us, it looks like she's not stopping anytime soon.

The White Lotus actress has been gracing our screens for three decades, appearing in iconic franchises like American Pie and Legally Blonde. And we can't forget about her ever-growing list of TV appearances, from Glee and 2 Broke Girls to The Watcher. So, it comes as no surprise that the beloved star earned a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series at the 2023 SAG Awards, along with a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 2023 Emmy Awards.

“I just find it baffling, absolutely baffling, that this is happening. But guess what? I really like it,” Coolidge told Time magazine. “It’s like I was like Sleeping Beauty, where I was locked in a box under the bed or something. And now I’m out and it’s like, ‘Well, I’m sure glad they let me out of that box, because this is way better.'”

Still, we can't help but wonder about Jennifer Coolidge's net worth—and how she reached such a massive number. Keep reading for more details.

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1. What Is Jennifer Coolidge’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the veteran actress is worth an impressive $6 million. So yeah, we can totally see why her White Lotus character, Tanya McQuoid, was partly based on her.

“If Mike [White] was never successful, and we just did White Lotus as a play in a little theater where everyone paid ten bucks to see it, it would still be one of the greatest things that ever happened to me,” Coolidge told Variety. “Because it was a killer job that no one else thought I could do.”

2. How Much Did She Make from The White Lotus?

Speaking of the HBO series, it's arguably her most famous project to date. The social satire broke multiple viewership records, with over 2.8 million viewers for episode six alone. So, as you can imagine, Coolidge was paid a hefty sum for each episode of the series.

While chatting with Variety, Francesca Orsi, executive VP of programming and head of drama for the network, revealed that the show's creator, Mike White, was determined to cast Coolidge as Tanya. She said, “When you get to work with Mike White, and he’s going to deliver something at $3 million an episode, he gets to call the shots.”

3. How Much Did She Make from the American Pie Film Series?

Coolidge landed her breakthrough role in the 1999 classic, American Pie, as Stifler's mom. It became a major box office hit, raking in a whopping $235 million and spawning three sequels—all of which featured Coolidge reprising her role. In fact, all four films in the original franchise grossed nearly a billion dollars. (!!!)

So, while the actress's total earnings from these movies are still unknown, we imagine her income was far from small.

4. What About Her Other Acting Credits?

In case you didn't know, Coolidge has been in this business since 1993, when she landed her first role as Jodi on Seinfeld. Since then, she has worked on projects like Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Legally Blonde, Zoolander and A Cinderella Story. And though the actress made a name for herself in the comedy genre, she's proven that she can also tackle more serious roles, thanks to Promising Young Woman and, of course, The Watcher.

In total, the star has more than 100 acting credits to her name, and quite a few of those titles were major successes, so we're guessing that her paychecks had her smiling all the way to the bank.

"Something happened this awards season. I don’t know if they just played clips of me so many times on the Internet or Instagram, but it doesn’t matter what disguise I have on, I can be wearing a frog costume with a helmet and people know it’s me,” Coolidge told People magazine. “I was recently walking in the North End in Boston, and I couldn’t make it down the street. I think it’s so interesting.”

5. What About Real Estate Investments?

In addition to her numerous acting credits, Coolidge also has quite an impressive collection of real estate investments. According to Homes and Gardens, Coolidge has properties in Hollywood, New Orleans, Boston and New York.

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6. Is She Married?

No, Coolidge is not married, and she’s not currently dating anyone. The actress previously revealed that she’s not focused on finding a partner like she has been in the past.

“There was just like, a giant chunk of my life that was wasted on trying to get boyfriends who didn’t want me, instead of just, you know, taking care of business and, and working on my own thing,” she told Time. “I think we have to really take care of ourselves and get our own thing going. And then if a guy comes in, it’s all great. Or if a guy doesn’t come in, it’s all great.”

Keep thriving, Jennifer.

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