Laurie Metcalf Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height


Relationship Facts of Laurie Metcalf

  • Laurie Metcalf is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Laurie Metcalf is currently single. Previously, she was married to actor and co-founding member of Steppenwolf Theater Company, Jeff Perry in 1983. The couple welcomed a child named Zoe on September 26, 1986, from their relationship but ended with divorce in 1992.

After that, she married Matt Roth in 2005. The couple shares three children: two sons, Will Theron Roth (b. November 20, 1993) and Donovan Roth (b. 2000, adopted him in 2006), and one daughter Mae Akins Roth (b. July 3, 2005, through surrogate mother). But, the couple ended their relationship with divorce on May 14, 2014.

Who is Laurie Metcalf?

Laurie Metcalf is an American actress who is best known for her role as Jackie Harris on Roseanne in 1998. She has won two Tony Awards and three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Laurie Metcalf: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Laurie Metcalf was born on June 16, 1955, in Carbondale, Illinois, USA. Her birth name is Laura Elizabeth Metcalf and she is currently 63 years old.

Her father’s name is James Metcalf and her mother’s name is Libby Metcalf. Laurie’s father was the budget director at Southern Ilinois University-Edwardsville. She has got two siblings named Linda Metcalf and James Metcalf.

Laurie Metcalf
Caption: Laurie Metcalf (Source: Chicago Times)

Laurie holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is a mix of English, German, Scottish, Irish, more distant Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Welsh.


Laurie Metcalf worked as a secretary in college and majored in German in order to pursue her career as an interpreter and the in anthropology. Later, she joined Illinois State University and graduated in 1976 with a bachelor of arts in theatre.

While she was studying, she also worked as a secretary.

Laurie Metcalf: Professional Life and Career

She debuted her film career from the 1985’s film ‘Desperate Seeking Susan’. After that, she began acting at Steppenwolf Theater Company and became an original ensemble member. She appeared as Jackie Harris in ‘Roseanne’ for all nine seasons from 1998 to 1997.

Laurie made her appearance on ‘The Norm Show’ with Norm Macdonald which ran from 1999 to 2001 for three seasons. She portrayed the recurring role of desperate Housewives’ and appeared with her ex-husband, Jeff Perry in an episode of ‘Grey’s Anatomy.

Her notable films and television appearances include ‘Getting On’ from 2013 to 2015, ‘Horace and Pete’ in 2016, ‘Lady Bird’ in 2017, etc.

She revealed herself as a workaholic and she is hard on herself during rehearsals. Also, she told that she prefers theatre over other acting mediums and feels comfortable with it. She is also an active member of Plan USA and she appears in commercials for it. The organization helps children in need around the world.

Awards, Nominations

Laurie Metcalf won Primetime Emmy Awards in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Roseanne’ in 1992, 1993, and 1994. Also, she won AFCC Award in the category Best Supporting Actress for ‘Lady Bird’ in 2017, won Gold Derby Award in the category Supporting actress for ‘Lady Bird’, and many more.

Laurie Metcalf: Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $14 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. She has earned around $90k per episode as salary from the TV series ‘The McCarthys’ and $50k per episode of the HBO comedy series ‘Getting On’.

Laurie Metcalf: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

She has been successful in maintaining her celebrity status and has not been involved in any types of rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Laurie Metcalf has a height of 5 ft. 7  inches and weighs 54 kg. Also, Laurie has brown eyes and brown hair. Her body measurement is 34-27-32 inches. Her dress size is 6(US) and her dress size is 8(US).

Social Media

She does not seem to be active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

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