Conchata Ferrell Biography


Conchata Ferrell was an American actress. She was best known for playing Berta in Two and a Half Men. She was married and has one child.

More about the relationship

Conchata Ferrell was a married woman. She had been married to Arnie Anderson since 1986. The couple had welcomed a daughter named Samantha in 1982.

She had two stepdaughters from her husband’s previous relationship, who were born in 1976 and 1979.

Relationship Facts of Conchata Ferrell

  • Conchata Ferrell is married to Arnie Anderson.
  • She is mother of One(Samantha).
  • Conchata Ferrell is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Conchata Ferrell?

Conchata Ferrell was an American actress. She was popular for her role as Berta the housekeeper for all twelve seasons of the sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men’. She was also considered one of the funniest actresses on TV.

Conchata Ferrell: Death, Age

This actress passed away on 12 Oct 2020, at the age of 77 years. She had a cardiac arrest and took her last breath at Sherman Oaks Hospital, California.

Conchata Ferrell: Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity

She was born on March 28, 1953, in Loudendale, West Virginia, USA. Her birth name was Conchata Galen Ferrell. Her father’s name is Luther Martin Ferrell and her mother’s name is Mescal Loraine Ferrell. She was raised in Charleston, WV and her family moved to Circleville, Ohio.

Conchata Ferrell
Caption: Conchata Ferrell and Arnie Anderson (Source: Galmour)

Her hobbies included playing video games, especially role-playing games. She had American citizenship and her ethnicity was a mix of English, Scottish, German, and Irish.

Education, School/College University

She joined West Virginia University but dropped out after two years. Then, she did several jobs and, enrolled and graduated from Marshall University with a degree in history education.

Conchata Ferrell: Professional Life and Career

She began her career as a stage actor in which she appeared for the Circle Repertory Company. After that, she appeared in the original Off-Broadway, ‘The Hot L Baltimore’. She also had worked at the Pizza place in Mr. Deeds and starred in Mystic Pizza where she ran the pizza place.

She debuted her film career in the role of Rita Valdez in ‘Maude’ in 1974. After a year, she made her appearance as April Green in ‘Hot I Baltimore’. In 1976, she portrayed the role of Slugger Ann in ‘Deadly Hero’ and as Barbara Schlesinger in ‘Network’.

Ferrell had made her breakthrough from the role of Berta in ‘Two and a Half Men’ from 2003 to 2015. At the same time, she appeared in several films and television series such as ‘Judging Amy’, Kabluey’, ‘Frankenwennie’, ‘Wishin’ and Hoppin’’, and many more.

Recently, she portrayed the role of Aunt Dorothy in ‘Krampus’ in 2015, Grandma and Frankie in ‘Grace and Frankie’ in 2016, and as Shirley in ‘The Ranch’ in 2017.

Awards, Nominations

She had won Western Heritage Awards in the category Theatrical Motion Picture for ‘Heartland’ in 1981, won TV Land Awards for ‘Two and a Half Men’ in 2009, and was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Two and a Half Men’ in 2005 and 2007.

Conchata Ferrell: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, she had an estimated net worth of around $10 million earned from her professional career. She was once one of the highest-paid supporting actresses when she was working on ‘Two and a Half Men’.

Also, she received around $150k per episode from the series as per data from 2013.

Conchata Ferrell: Rumors and Controversy

She had maintained her celebrity status and she has not been involved in any type of rumors and controversies in her career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Conchata Ferrell had a height of 5 ft. 6 inches and weighs 78 kg. She had blue eyes and red hair. She once gained a lot of media attention when she lost weight which became the headline for many tabloids at the time.

Her body measurement was 45-30-43 inches. Her bra size was 50F.

Social Media

Conchata was active on Instagram but she had kept hidden information regarding her Instagram followers. But, she does not seem to be active on Facebook and Twitter.


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