Marcia Anne Cross is an American actress who is best known for her role as Bree Van de Kamp in the TV series Desperate Housewives. She has been nominated several times for that role.
As of 2020, Marcia Cross is estimated to have a net worth of $30 million.
Marcia Cross Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$30 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||25 MARCH 1962|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||ACTING|
Marcia was born on the 25th of March 1961 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. She is also of both English and Irish descent.
Her mother was a teacher and her father was a personnel manager. As a child, Marcia Cross was raised Catholic and schooled at the Marlborough High School, graduating in 1980.
She then had a half-scholarship to go to Juilliard. She graduated from the same in 1984 with a B.F.A in acting.
Marcia later returned to school in 1997 for a master’s degree in psychology from the Antioch University Los Angeles.
She debuted on television in 1984 when she acted in the soap opera titled The Edge of Night. After moving from NY to LA, she then received roles in shows like The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James.
Marcia also acted in the ABC soap opera One Life to Live back in 1986. Her role lasted until 1987. She then guest-starred in primetime shows including Quantum Leap, Who’s the Boss?, Knots Landing and Cheers.
Marcia was then cast in another soap opera Melrose Place in 1992 and acted until the fifth season of the show. She was also active as a guest on sitcoms, including Ally McBeal, Seinfeld, Boy Meets World and Spin City.
Apart from comedy sitcoms, she also guested in CSI and Profiler.
Cross was also active in several movies. She had acted in Bad Influence, Just Peck and Bringing Up Bobby, among other films.
Her breakthrough came in 2004 when she managed to land the lead role of Bree Van de Kamp in the iconic Desperate Housewives, alongside Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria and Teri Hatcher. That show was extremely popular back in the days and she received several nominations for her role as Bree.
Marcia was nominated for the Emmy Award, Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. She also won several awards including by Satellite Award and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Marcia was on the show until 2012 and later took a long break. She only returned in 2014 when she co-starred in the comedy Fatrick which wasn’t successful. She also guested in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Her latest role was probably in Quantico, where she acted as President Claire Haas.
Here are some of the highlights of her career.
- She has been nominated for 3 Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award for her role as Bree in Desperate Housewives.
- Marcia also managed to win a few awards including by Satellite Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards with her cast.
- Her role as Bree has become one of the more iconic roles on television.
Interesting Facts about Marcia
- She apparently battled with cancer in 2019, and it’s now in remission (not the same as fully cured).
- Marcia gave birth to fraternal twins back in 2007.
What contributed to Marcia Cross’ net worth
Marcia Cross’ net worth can be attributed to her acting career, especially with Desperate Housewives. She was reportedly earning six figures per episode when the show was running.
As of 2020, she is estimated to be worth around $30 million.
Source: Wikipedia, Celebrity Net Worth