Lisa Kudrow Biography

(American actress, Producer, Comedian)

Lisa Kudrow is widely popular known as an actress, comedian, writer, and producer.

More about the relationship

Lisa Kudrow is a married woman who has already passed 26 years of marriage with her husband Michel Stern. Michel is a French advertising executive.

The couple tied the knot on the 27th of May 1995. They met for the first time in the year 1980s when his now-husband was dating Kudrow’s roommate.

According to the Daily Mail, Lisa admitted that she has a crush on him when they met for the first time but nothing happened between them as he was the boyfriend of her roommate.

However, stern dated her roommate for two and a half months only. Afterward, Stern and Kudrow met again after six years and started dating. Together, the couple has a son named Julian Murray Stern born on May 7, 1998.


  • At present, she is 57 years old.
  • Besides English, she also fluently speaks the French language.
  • She is a huge fan of Diane Keaton.
  • Kudrow is a cousin of an actor, Thea Mann.
  • In 1997, she was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful people in the world.
  • Her Sun sign is Leo.
  • In 2005, Guinness Book of World Records revealed Lisa and her Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox were the highest-paid TV actress of all time.
  • Besides, her popular sitcom’s male co-stars are Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc.

Relationship Facts of Lisa Kudrow

  • Lisa Kudrow is married to Michel Stern {Compare Couple}.
  • Lisa Kudrow married on April 27, 1995.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 305 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Julian Murray Stern).
  • Lisa Kudrow is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Lisa Kudrow?

Lisa Kudrow is widely popular known as an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She rose to fame after appearing in the international prominence in the 1990s American sitcom, Friends where she portrayed the role of Phoebe Buffay.

Kudrow is appearing in the 2021 upcoming computer-animated comedy film, ‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ in the character of Janice Templeton.

Lisa Kudrow: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

The actress was born on the 30th of July 1963 at 4:37 am as Lisa Valeria Kudrow. She hails from Encino, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Lisa holds an American nationality and is of mixed descent from Germany, Hungary, Poland, Belarus.

The name of her parents is Nedra S. Kudrow and Lee N. Kudrow. Her father, Lee is a physician by professional who specialized in the treatment of headaches. Likely, her mother worked as a travel agent.

Similarly, she is the youngest child of her parents. She has an elder sister named Helene Maral (born 1955) and two elder brothers named Derrick Kudrow (born 1959) and David B.Kudrow (born 1957). Her brother, David is a neurologist in Santa Monica.

Taking about her ancestors, Lisa’s paternal grandparents were David Kudrow and Gertrude Farberman. Likely, her great-grandmother named Mera Mordejovich was murdered in Ilya during the Holocaust.  Afterward, her paternal grandmother emigrated to Brooklyn where her father grew up.


Kudrow completed her primary school at the Portola Middle School in Tarzana, California. Then, she joined Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

During high school, she excelled at tennis and played on the varsity team in the school. Similarly, Lisa graduated from Vassar College and received her degree in  Bachelor of Arts in Biology located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Lisa Kudrow: Professional Life, Career

After graduation, Lisa returned back to Los Angeles and started worked with her father. In 1989, she began her comedy career and joined as a member of The Groundlings, an improv and sketch comedy school in Los Angeles.

Afterward, she gets chanced to join with Conan O’Brien and director Tim Hillman in the short-lived improv troupe Unexpected Company. In 1983, she made her acting debut in a television film called Overdrawn at the Memory Bank.

She has also appeared in a minor role of Emily on the NBC sitcom, Cheers in 1989. In 1994, Kudrow made her career breakthrough when she got an offer on the NBC sitcom Friends. In the series, she co-starred as massage therapist Phoebe Buffay, Ursula’s twin sister.

Similarly, she served as the executive producer for the American version of the UK television series called ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’. Furthermore, she co-created an improvised comedy series, Wed Therapy, and also she is an executive producer of the game show, 25Words or Less alongside Mary McCormack.

Moreover, some of Kudrow’s creditable film and television series are,

2010Easy AMrs. Griffith
2016Angie TribecaMonica Vivarquar
2018Grace and FrankieSheree
2020Like a BossShay Whitmore
2021The One Where They Got Back TogetherPhoebe Buffay

Awards & Nomination

  • Kudrow won the 1998 Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a comedy series, Friends.
  • She nominated as Outstanding Lead Actress in a comedy series, The Comeback in Emmy Award.
  • Similarly, she nominated six times at the Primetime Emmy Awards for her role in Friends.
  • She won two and eight nominations at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
  • Furthermore, she received eight nominations and one win at the American Comedy Awards.

Rumors, Controversy

In 2014, Lisa’s former manager, Scott Howard filed a lawsuit against Lisa for refusing to pay him more than $50,000 in fees from her earning. From 1991 to 2007, Howard worked as a manager of Lisa.

At that time, the jury was in favor of Howard and made an oral agreement between them that Howard would receive a 10 percent cut of Kudrow’s income while he was her manager. Similarly, the actress had paid the estimated amount of around $1.6 million to Howard.

Lisa Kudrow: Net Worth, Salary

Net Worth

Lisa is one of the successful actresses who has established herself as one of the well-earned actresses of Hollywood. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $ 90 million throughout her multiple profession as an actress, comedian, producer, and writer.


Talking about her salary for the television sitcom title ‘Friends’, she received around $22,500 per episode for the first season. Similarly, in the second season, each cast member’s salaries were boosted and accumulated around $40,000 per episode.

Furthermore, she earned $1 million per episode for the 9th and 10th seasons of ‘Friends’ from the year 2002- 2004. According to the Guinness Book of World Records (2005), Lisa and co-star Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox were the highest-paid TV actress of all time.

Real estate

Lisa owns a 6,400 square-foot home in Beverly Hills in the year 1996 for $1.9 million. In 2001, she bought a second Beverly Hills home which is not far from Rodeo drive in around $2.4 million.

She had a penthouse in Park City, Utah which purchase rate is unclear but she sold that house in April 2017 for $3.6 million.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Lisa’s skin is very fair, she is a blonde with green eyes.

The actress has an impressive height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. She weighs around 62 kg. Her body measurement is 36-26-35 inches and wears a bra size of 34B.

Social Media

Most of Lisa’s social media sites are verified like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. She joined Twitter in January 2011 and she has more than 1.2m followers on her Twitter account as of now.

Likewise, she has a Facebook page with over 3.1m followers. Lisa is active on Instagram with nearly 7.5m followers. She has a Tiktok account with over 7k followers. To date, she has uploaded only four videos on her Tiktok account.

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