Elisabeth Moss is the actress everyone’s DYING to hear about. Here is everything you need to know about her, from her popular roles to her net worth!
Meet Actress Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss is an American actor who was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA by two parents who were musicians. She was raised as a Scientologist. In contrast to Moss becoming the big film actress she is today, she originally had aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. Moss studied at the School of American Ballet while simultaneously taking on some of her very first roles that would lead to even bigger ones in the near future.
Elisabeth Moss’ TV roles
Arguably her most popular role, the role of Peggy Olson in “Mad Men” was essential to Moss’ career as it jumpstarted a ton of leading roles in her future. The drama is centered around New York’s most advanced ad agencies in the 1960s. Its main focus is one ad executive in particular who is mysterious enough to cause the whole firm to question him.
TOP OF THE LAKE
In the TV series “Top of the Lake”, Elisabeth Moss gained a substantial amount of experience in the film industry as it aired from 2013 until 2017. She played the leading role of Robin Griffin. The crime/mystery series is centered around a detective’s [Moss] obsession with a missing pregnant 12-year-old girl. Griffin eventually discovers some secrets that may or may not give her some new leads on the case, or leads to different parts of herself that she never knew existed.
THE HANDMAID’S TALE
“The Handmaid’s Tale” has only a short run of 2017 to sometime in 2018, but Elisabeth Moss has captivated audiences as the leading role of June Osborne in this unique series. The drama/sci-fi series is centered around a woman in a dystopian future who is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist dictatorship. Women are forced to live in a society where they are the property of the state. The series was based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood.
Elisabeth Moss’ Awards
It’s no secret that Elisabeth Moss has captivated the hearts of many of her fans who avidly watch her work. Moss has been duly recognized for her work over the years as she has won many awards for her talents, including an Emmy and a Golden Globe! It’s no wonder she’s racked up a respectable net worth. You can view the full list of her awards below: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
2017 · The Handmaid’s Tale Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2010, 2009 · Mad Men Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television
2014 · Top of the Lake AACTA Award for Best Lead Actress in a Television Drama
2017 · Top of the Lake: China Girl Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
2014 · Top of the Lake Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries
2013 · Top of the Lake
Elisabeth Moss’ Net Worth
Elisabeth Moss’s net worth has been estimated around the $8M mark! In just 2012, her salary earnings were estimated to be up to $75,000! It’s no surprise with an actress as hardworking as Elisabeth Moss that she would be racking up the big bills.
Facts to Know about Elisabeth Moss
She was raised on Scientology
Since Elisabeth Moss was raised on Scientology, she continues to defend it to this day. She’s made it known that she tends not to share her beliefs in the public eye but has defended it in the past, considering it has been such a controversial topic in recent years.
She was married to Fred Armisen
After Elisabeth had starred on a skit of Saturday Night Live, she met cast member Fred Armisen and sparks began to fly. Only a year after their first meeting, they married. The marriage did not last long and they separated in late 2010. Since the separation, Moss has not said many flattering things about her ex-husband. In an interview with Page Six Magazine, she said, “One of the greatest things I heard someone say about him is, ‘He’s so great at doing impersonations. But the greatest impersonation he does is that of a normal person.’ To me, that sums it up.” Ouch!
Elisabeth Moss has done voiceover work
In Elisabeth Moss’s earlier years of acting, she did some voiceover work. One of her most notable roles was Holly DeCarlo in “Frosty Returns” . She did more voiceover work for “Once Upon A Forest” later on in 1993 as well, so it’s clear that Moss is well-versed in different styles of acting.
From the beginning of her life studying ballet all the way up to her explosive leading roles, it’s no surprise that Elisabeth Moss has been recognized for her talents. In addition to all of the work she has done and has presented to the world, she continues to remain active in the film industry. She recently has worked on two films, one called “The Seagull” [completed] and the other called “Old Man and the Gun” [in post-production]. It’s clear that Moss is beginning to stray away from the TV series life and dabble a little more into movies, and we all can’t wait to see her in more of them!