Annie Potts Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Annie Potts is an actress of Ghostbusters (1984).

Relationship Facts of Annie Potts

  • Annie Potts is married to James Hayman {Compare Couple}.
  • Annie Potts married on September 02, 1990.
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  • She is mother of Three (Clay Senechal, Harry Hayman, James Hayman).
  • Annie Potts is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Annie Potts is married four times and divorced thrice. Her current husband is James Hayman who is a director and producer.

They exchanged vows on 02 Sep 1990 and have two children together. Their first child, a son James Hayman was born in 1992 and then in 1996, their second kid was born Harry Hayman.

Past Spouses

Annie first married Steven Douglas Schwartz on 26 Aug 1973 but they divorced after 5 years in 1978.

Then she walked the aisle with TV actor Greg Antonacci on 21 June 1978.

This marriage lasted only for two years and they got separated in 1980. Annie’s third husband was an assistant director named B. Scott Senechal. Their wedding held on 28 Feb 1981 and had a child Clay Samuel Senechal (b. 1981).

But they went separate ways in 1981.

Who is Annie Potts?

Annie Potts is an American actress. She appeared in projects like Corvette Summer (1978), Heartaches (1981), and Ghostbusters (1984) which make her popular among the public.

Since 2017, she is playing the character of Meemaw in the TV show Young Sheldon.

Annie Potts- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

She was born as Anne Hampton Potts on 28 Oct 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The identity of her father was Powell Grisette Potts and her mother was Dorothy Harris Billingslea.

She has two older sisters named Mary Eleanor Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette Potts. Annie belongs to English-Scottish descent.

Regarding academics, she has attended Franklin-Simpson High School and Stephens College.

From the latter, she passed out with a bachelor’s in fine arts in the theater. Moreover, she enrolled at the California Institute of the Arts.

Annie Potts- Professional Life, Career

Annie Potts has been appearing in TV shows since 1997. She has played the character of Mary for 163 episodes in Designing Women. She was also known for her roles in Love & War (1993-95), Any Day Now (1998-02), Joan of Arcadia (2004-05), and more.

Her appearance for an episode can be seen in shows like Johnny Bravo, Ugly Betty, Grey’s Anatomy, Young & Hungry, Scandal, and more.

Movie Credits

Annie’s debut movie was Corvette Summer (1978) and she played the role of Vanessa. Her other big-screen projects are,

Pretty in Pink1986Lori
Ghostbusters II1989Janine
Breaking the Rules1992Mary
Chu and Blossom2014Harley
Humor Me2017Dee
Happy Anniversary2018Diane

Her two movies Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Arlo the Alligator Boy are under post-production and will release in 2021.

Awards and Nominations

1978Golden Globe AwardsNew Star of the Year – ActressNominated
1981Genie AwardsBest Performance by a Foreign ActressWon
1998Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama SeriesNominated
2019Critics’ Choice AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesNominated

Annie Potts- Net Worth, Salary

She has a net worth of $8 million (estimated) as of the year 2021. The salary and earnings from her career are not disclosed.

She had once endorsed brands like Jolly Time Popcorn, One-A-Day, Biography Channel, Nestlé Purina PetCare, and Pop Secret Popcorn. Some of the top actress’s net worth is,

Annie Potts- Rumors, Controversy

This actress is keeping herself away from rumors or any desperate scandals. But she experienced a terrible accident with her ex-husband Steven.

They two were on their Volkswagen bus and got hit by 2 drivers who were drag racing. Annie’s waist-down bones were broken and Steven lost a leg.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Annie Potts’s body features, her height is 5 ft 3 inches and her body weight is 52 kg. Moreover, her eyes are light brown and her hair is light brown.

Social Media

Annie is available on social sites like Instagram with over 29k followers and on Twitter with over 7.1k followers. But she is not active on Facebook.


  • She is 69 years old as of 2021.
  • Her birth sign is Scorpio.
  • Her birth time was 8:30 pm.
  • She was raised in Franklin, Kentucky.
  • She loves having Oxtail soup and Earl Grey Tea.

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What happened to Annie Potts?

  • Her ex-husband Steven Hartley was in a car accident.