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$15 Million

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Lucy Lawless Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Lucille Frances “Lucy” Ryan was born on the 29th March 1968, in Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand. As Lucy Lawless she is an actress, probably best known for starring in the role of Xena in the TV series “Xena: Warrior Princess” (1995-2001), and as Lucretia in “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010). She has also appeared in films such as “Spider-Man” (2002), “Eurotrip” (2004), “Bitch Slap” (2009), among others. Her career has been active since 1989.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Lucy Lawless, as of early 2016? According to sources, it has been estimated that Lucy’s net worth is currently over $15 million. The main source of this sum of money is coming from her career as an actress, but she has also shown her musical skills, releasing two albums, and also having sold out several concerts at the Roxy Theater, Los Angeles, and the Canal Room; New York City, which also added to her overall net worth.

Lucy Lawless Net Worth $15 Million

Lucy Lawless was born to banker Frank Ryan and teacher Julie Ryan as the fifth of six children. From an early age she showed an interest in music, and she appeared in her first music festival when she was only ten years old. Parallel with that, she started acting in school productions. Then, she went to Marist College in Auckland, where she studied opera. At the age of 21 she was first in the 1989 Mrs. New Zealand competition, having married Garth Lawless the previous year.

The same year, Lucy`s professional career began, by her appearing in the New Zealand sketch comedy series “Funny Business”. After the initial appearance, she enrolled at the William Davis Centre for Actors Study, acquiring a diploma in drama. In the following years, Lucy was featured in series such as “Shark In The Park” (1990), “For The Love Of Mike” (1991), and in 1994 she was cast as Lysia in the film “Hercules And The Amazing Women”, which led to her appearance in the TV series “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” (1995-1998), in which she was cast firstly as Lysia, and later as Xena. The Xena character became immensely popular, and the same year the TV series “Xena: Warrior Princess” was created. The show ran for six seasons with Lucy in the lead role, which highly increased her net worth, but also her popularity, enabling her to fill new high-production roles. After the series ended Lucy was cast in several episodes of the extremely popular TV series “The X Files” (2001), and the following year, she was featured in the film “Spider-Man”, as the Punk-Rock Girl. Lucy`s next role that increased her net worth was the one as Kathleen Clayton in the TV series “Tarzan” (2003), and in 2004 she was cast as Madame Vandersexxx in the film “Eurotrip”. A year later, she starred in the horror film “Boogeyman”, which also added to Lucy`s overall wealth.

Lucy then widened her talents to voice acting, lending her voice to characters such as Wonder Women in the film “Justice League: The New Frontier” (2008), Goldmoon in the film “Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight” (2008), and Stacy in the animated TV series “American Dad” (2011), further adding to her net worth.

To speak further of her career accomplishments, Lucy appeared in the TV series “No Ordinary Family” (2011) as Helen Burton, and when her character gained special powers, she also became Mrs. X. She was also cast in the TV series “Parks And Recreation” (2012-2014), “The Code” (2014), and “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D (2014-2015). Most recently, Lucy was featured in the TV series “Salem” (2015), as Countess Marburg, and in the TV series “Ash Vs. The Evil Dead” (2015-2016). She has also voiced Hiidrala in the animated TV series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2016), which also added to her overall net worth.

Overall, Lucy is a rather successful actress, as she has appeared in more than 60 TV and film titles, receiving several prestigious nominations and awards, such as the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her work on “Spartacus: Blood and Sand”, and OFTA Television Award for Best Actress in a Syndicated Series for her work on “Xena: Warrior Princess”.

Speaking about Lucy Lawless’ personal life, before she married actor Rob Taper, with whom she has two sons, she was in marriage with Garth Lawless from 1988 to 1995, and they together welcomed a daughter. As with many other celebrities, Lucy is also known for charity work, as with the StarShip Foundation and the Starship Children’s Health. Her official fan club has marked the 21st September as the “Lucy Lawless Feel the Love Day/Week” since 2006.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Changeover 2017 post-production Miryam Carlisle
Ash vs Evil Dead 2015-2016 TV Series Ruby Knowby
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2016 TV Series Hiidrala
Salem 2015 TV Series Countess Marburg
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2014-2015 TV Series Isabelle 'Izzy' Hartley
The Barefoot Bandits 2015 TV Series Denenis Gobb
Adventure Time 2014 TV Series General Tarsal
The Code 2014 TV Series Alex Wisham
Parks and Recreation 2012-2014 TV Series Diane Lewis
Top of the Lake 2013 TV Series Caroline Platt
Spartacus: War of the Damned 2010-2012 TV Series Lucretia
Hunted: The Demon's Forge 2011 Video Game Seraphine (voice)
No Ordinary Family 2011 TV Series Helen Burton / Mrs. X
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena 2011 TV Mini-Series Lucretia
American Dad! 2011 TV Series Stacy
Lez Chat 2010 Short Construction Worker
Bitch Slap 2009 Mother Superior
Angel of Death 2009/I Vera
Flight of the Conchords 2009 TV Series Paula
The L Word 2009 TV Series Sgt. Marybeth Duffy
Battlestar Galactica 2005-2009 TV Series D'Anna Biers
Bedtime Stories 2008 Aspen
CSI: Miami 2008 TV Series Audrey Yates
Late Show with David Letterman 2008 TV Series D'anna Biers - Top Ten Presenter
Justice League: The New Frontier 2008 Video Wonder Woman (voice)
Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight 2008 Video Goldmoon (voice)
Football Wives 2007 TV Movie Tanya Austin
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2007 TV Series Lucy Lawless
Burn Notice 2007 TV Series Evelyn
Veronica Mars 2006 TV Series Agent Morris
The Darkroom 2006 Cheryl
Vampire Bats 2005 TV Movie Maddy Rierdon
Locusts 2005 TV Movie Maddy Rierdon
Two and a Half Men 2005 TV Series Pamela
Boogeyman 2005 Tim's Mother
Less Than Perfect 2004 TV Series Tracy Fletcher
EuroTrip 2004 Madame Vandersexxx
Tarzan 2003 TV Series Kathleen Clayton
The Bernie Mac Show 2002 TV Series Lucy Lawless
Spider-Man 2002 Punk Rock Girl
Xena: Warrior Princess - A Friend in Need (The Director's Cut) 2002 Video Xena
The X-Files 2001 TV Series Shannon McMahon
Xena: Warrior Princess 1995-2001 TV Series Xena Meg Annie Day ...
Just Shoot Me! 2001 TV Series Stacy
Celebrity Deathmatch 2000 TV Series Lucy Lawless
Ginger Snaps 2000 Announcer on School's PA System (voice, uncredited)
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys 1995-1998 TV Series Xena Lyla
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus 1998 Video Xena (voice)
Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen 1997 Short Xena
Peach 1996 Short Peach
High Tide 1994-1995 TV Series Sharon List / Undercover policewoman
Hercules and the Amazon Women 1994 TV Movie Lysia
Typhon's People 1993 TV Movie Mink Tertius
The Rainbow Warrior 1993 TV Movie Jane Redmond
The New Adventures of the Black Stallion 1993 TV Series Sarah McFee
The Ray Bradbury Theater 1992 TV Series Liddy Barton
The End of the Golden Weather 1991 Joe's Girl
For the Love of Mike 1991 TV Series Helen
A Bitter Song 1990 Short Nurse 1
Within the Law 1990 Short Verity
Shark in the Park 1990 TV Series Kim Hughes
Funny Business 1987 TV Series Various (1989)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hit Wonderland TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Xena: Warrior Princess TV Series performer - 5 episodes, 1995 - 2000 writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2000
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus 1998 Video performer: "Xena's Song"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Her Iliad 2000 producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show 2014 Documentary thanks
Hamlet 2 2008 thanks
Ginger Snaps 2000 thank you to
Xena: Warrior Princess 1999 Video Game special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning 2013 TV Series Herself
20/20 1996-2013 TV Series Herself
Seven Sharp 2013 TV Series Herself
The Soup 2011-2012 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest / Kelsey Grammer
From the Mouths of Babes 2012 TV Series documentary Herself (2014)
Live with Kelly and Michael 1998-2012 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Super City 2011 TV Series Herself
Lopez Tonight 2011 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2010-2011 TV Series Herself
Project: Comic-Con 2010 TV Series Herself - Interviewee
Behind Bitch Slap: Building a Better B-Movie 2010 Video documentary Herself
Qantas Film and Television Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
Bro'Town 2004-2009 TV Series Herself
Battlestar Galactica: The Last Frakkin' Special 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
RuPaul's Drag Race 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Battlestar Galactica: Cylons - The Twelve 2009 Video documentary short Herself
Battlestar Galactica: The Journey 2009 Video documentary short Herself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008 TV Series Herself
Legend of the Seeker: The Making of a Legend! 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself - Host
Chelsea Lately 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Herself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest
Celebrity Duets 2006 TV Series Herself
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett 2005 TV Series Herself
Stadium of Fire: 25th Anniversary 2005 TV Movie Herself
05 Spaceys 2005 TV Special Herself
Xena Warrior Princess: The Final Season 2005 Video documentary short Herself
Eurotrip: The Making of 'Eurotrip' 2004 Video documentary short Herself
New Zealand Idol 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Double Dare 2004 Documentary Herself
Totally Gayer 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Wayne Brady Show 2003 TV Series Herself
Extra 2003 TV Series Herself
V Graham Norton 2003 TV Series Herself
Warrior Women 2003 TV Series documentary Herself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1997-2001 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1996-2001 TV Series Herself
Gladiatrix 2001 TV Movie documentary Narrator (voice)
The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards 2001 Herself
Lucy Lawless: Kiwi Superstar 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself / Xena
In Search of the Lonesome Yodel 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996-2000 TV Series Herself
The Simpsons 1999 TV Series Herself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon 1999 TV Series Herself
60 Minutes 1999 TV Series Herself
I'll Make You Happy 1999 Herself
The Daily Show 1997-1999 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Profile 1998 TV Series documentary Herself
Saturday Night Live 1998 TV Series Herself - Host
Howard Stern 1997 TV Series Herself
Macy's 21st Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular 1997 TV Special Herself
Something So Right 1997 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 1996 TV Series Herself
Your Studio and You 1995 Short Herself (uncredited)
Last Call with Carson Daly 2016 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Herself
Dine and Dash 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Guest (rumored)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2015 TV Series Herself
Today 2015 TV Series Herself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Sidewalks Entertainment 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show 2014 Documentary Herself
Entertainment Tonight 1996-2014 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan 2009 Video D'Anna Biers (uncredited)
Rocked the Nation 2009 TV Series documentary Xena
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri 2004 TV Special documentary Miss Diamond (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell 2002 TV Special documentary Art Teacher (uncredited)
Before Stardom 2002 TV Movie Herself
The Simpsons 2002 TV Series Herself
The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2000 TV Special Xena
Look Who's Famous Now 1999 TV Movie Herself
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys 1996-1998 TV Series Xena

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress on Television Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)
1997 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Syndicated Series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best TV Supporting Actress Salem (2014)
2016 Golden Nymph Festival de Television de Monte Carlo Best Actress - TV Series Comedy Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
2010 Golden Nymph Monte-Carlo TV Festival Outstanding Actress - Drama Series Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)
1999 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Syndicated Series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
1998 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Syndicated Series Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
1997 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Genre TV Actress Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)

TitleSalary
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) NZ$1.5M/Episode

#Fact
1 According to the book "The Evil Dead Companion", Lucy Lawless was horrified by The Evil Dead (1981) and wondered what kind of people could make such a movie. Not only did she end up working with these same people, since Sam Raimi later created Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) and Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), she ultimately married one of them, producer Rob Tapert.
2 Sadly suffered a miscarriage between her second and third child.
3 Lawless says she had "no regrets" about boarding and preventing an oil-drilling ship from leaving a New Zealand dock, a protest action that saw her plead guilty on Thursday June 14, 2012 to trespass charges.
4 Gave birth to her third child at age 34, a son Judah Miro Tapert on May 7, 2002. Child's father is her second husband, Rob Tapert.
5 Gave birth to her second child at age 31, a son Julius Robert Bay Tapert on October 16, 1999. Child's father is her second husband, Rob Tapert.
6 Gave birth to her first child at age 20, a daughter Daisy Lawless on July 15, 1988. Child's father is her first husband, Garth Lawless.
7 The dwarf planet Eris was originally informally named Xena, with its moon nicknamed Gabrielle (after Xena's sidekick). The official names, Eris and Dysnomia, refer to Greek goddesses associated with lawlessness, another wink to Lucy Lawless.
8 A vocal supporter of gay rights, Lawless is considered something of a gay icon. After the cancellation of Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Lawless has said she considered her character a lesbian. Since that time the actress has also worked to support equal protections for gay and lesbian couples including protesting Proposition 8, which stripped gay and lesbian couples of the right to wed in California.
9 Member of the Starship Foundation board of trustees since 2000. Starship is NZ's main children's hospital.
10 Awarded the New Zealand Order Of Merit (NZOM), Queen's Birthday Honours 2004, for services to NZ entertainment and the community.
11 She was offered the role of "Ellen Tigh" in Battlestar Galactica (2004), but she refused. That role was played by Kate Vernon and the scriptwriters created another role for her, the evil "D'anna Biers".
12 She said that her partner at Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Renée O'Connor, has been one of the few people who have joined her true friends from youth. As an example, she invited her to her wedding with Rob Tapert. They also act together on conventions stages.
13 Is a natural ash blonde before coloring her hair black for the role of "Xena".
14 Was asked by Peter Jackson to audition for the role of "Galadriel" in "Lord of the Rings", but declined because her pregnancy would stall production.
15 Owns a holiday house at Taupo on the shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand.
16 Speaks German, French, some Italian.
17 Wanted to be an opera singer until she was 16. Then she learned they have a strict diet and can't stay out all night. After that she changed her mind but still sings. Her vocal range is contralto.
18 Sister-in-law of actress Mary Beth Tapert.
19 Lucy suffered a miscarriage immediately following the filming of the last episode of Xena: Warrior Princess (1995). She considered canceling the appearance she was going to make with her "Xena" partner, Renée O'Connor (Gabrielle), at a fan convention. However, she decided to show up despite the tragic event just a few days earlier and even though Renee was 6 months pregnant with her first baby.
20 Studied drama at the William Davis Center for Actors Study, under William B. Davis. [1991]
21 Fractured her pelvis after falling from a horse. She was practicing a scene for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) . [October 1996]
22 Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1997]

#Quote
1 I was black and blue for about two years, but it's paid off tremendously. You know, if you get enough whacks, your reflexes pick up, and I've become quite good - if somebody throws keys or something, I can catch them.
2 For the first time in my life, I put my body and reputation on the line to stand up for my beliefs and do the right thing. I hope I've encouraged other people to do the same.
3 I am waiting for a sign that will indicate to me what meaning I must give to my life, but right now my existence is satisfactory.
4 My plan is to shock people with what I can do, because I've got a few sides to me that I've never used on screen.
5 We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge. Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge.
6 I don't take business seriously, I take acting seriously. I take my job really seriously, but a lot of the job is not about acting, but I don't take business seriously.
7 Usually? I don't even consider myself usually. Soccer mom, that's what I consider myself. Yeah, I think I'm a funny person. I started out in comedy. You know I remember the moment I realized the value of comedy is when I was eight years old and I was sitting in class and I realized that if I just acted really stupid, I could get away with a lot of stuff. And it would diffuse a lot of tension and the teachers would focus on you. I just found out the value of being a funny dunce at times.
8 Treat everyone the same until you find out they're an idiot. Lucy Lawless, Starlog - Savage Sword of Xena.

#Trademark
1 The role of Xena in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) and Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
2 Silvery blue eyes

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