Julia Louis Dreyfus Net Worth & Biography

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Bio

Want to know more about your favorite celebrity Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus? If so, then this article is for you. Before going in depth about this talented celebrity net worth, first have a little biography of your favorite celebrity. Julia Louis-Dreyfus was born on January 13, 1961, in Manhattan, New York. She belongs to a rich family as her ancestors have well established business.

Have you ever heard of Louis Dreyfus Group, This is one that is established by her great-great-grandfather, Leopold Louis-Dreyfus. It  is a French multinational company that deals in shipping and commodity services.

Both her father and grandfather worked in the same company. First his grandfather Pierre Louis-Dreyfus  run the company until 2011. After that her dad, Gerard Louis-Dreyfus, took that control of the company and run it until his death in 2016.

Now you might be wandering how Julia Louis-Dreyfus came to United States? Actually her paternal grandmother was a US native so her grandfather also moved to US and settled in New York.


Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ father and mother got married in 1955 and they have their cute little girl six years later. But things did not go well among her parents and they got separated in 1961. However, this little baby girl lived with her mom and stepfather, L. Thompson. Her mother and step father moved to Washington D.C. Julia Louis-Dreyfus has two step sisters as well. Phoebe and Emma

Julia Louis-Dreyfus step father worked in a medical field so, she moved with her family from one state to another and even to other countries during her child hood years. Her step father was one of the key members of the Project HOPE, which make the family to travel to Vietnam, Columbia, and Tunisia.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus begin her schooling in Maryland, she went to Holton-Arms School and after that got admission in Northwestern University.Also Check Kevin Hart Net Worth and John Cena Net Worth.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Hollywood Career

Her very first Hollywood appearance was actually the part of her training. She first time appeared at The Second City.

1982 Louis-Dreyfus got a chance to perform at Practical Theater Company’s Golden 50th Anniversary Jubilee which was the biggest change changer of her life. This performance opens the doors of success for her and she get a role for Saturday Night Live at the age of 21, she was the youngest member to play the part.

She also worked with other big names at that time like Billy Crystal, Eddie Murphy, Martin Short, and many others. Working with such amazing professional, helped her learn at lot in life.

She was extremely talented actress and did amazing comedy roles. Movies like Soul Man and Hannah and Her Sisters; are just few of the moves where she showed her talent as one of the best comedy actress. But now things have shifted a lot and now she is more recognized with her role as Elaine Benes on the sitcom, Seinfeld.

With association of CBS, she created her comedy series,The New Adventures of Old Christine. It becomes one of the powerful series and is liked by her fans and received a lot of high rankings.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Net Worth

Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ is among those actresses who earned so many awards in her life. She impressed everyone with her comedy roles. She played comedy roles in many Hollywood films which helped her to build huge net worth. According to an estimate this extremely talented actress has a net worth of about $200.0 million!

She is also one of the prominent TV celebrities; she has a comfortable and luxurious lifestyle. Its might be little surprising for most people that she earns $150,000 per episode of Veep.