Angie Harmon was a model first before she ventured into acting. The American actress and model has achieved success in both worlds as she relentlessly shows determination in the industries. Harmon is popularly known for her roles in Baywatch Nights which gained her international attention and ushered her into the limelight of TV and films actresses. There is so much to know about the talented model and actress including her success story which is inspirational for anyone hoping to make it in the entertainment industry.
Angie Harmon Bio, Age
She was born on August 10, 1927, in Highland Park, Texas. Harmon stood out among her mates in school with her beautiful face and well-carved body. She started out as a child model working with small brands. While in school she emerged as the winner in a modeling contest organized by ‘Seventeen’. After high school, Harmon participated and won in a Spectrum Model Search. She then decided to venture fully into modeling taking the 90s by storm with her modeling stints.
Harmon gradually rose to prominence in the modeling industry working with different notable brands like Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and many others. The beautiful and successful model was found on the covers of many magazines like Esquire, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, and others. She was indeed making waves in the industry and never took her success for granted. Harmon later signed with IMG Models in New York and worked extensively under the agency.
While she was busy with her modeling contracts, Angie Harmon also made her way to the movie industry. It was not a very tough entry for her as she was already popular in showbiz. Her acting career started in 1995 after she encountered actor and producer David Hasselhoff on a plane. Harmon’s first work on-screen was in Baywatch Nights which was followed by another role in C-16: FBI.
She joined the cast of NBC series Law & Order as ADA Abbie Carmichael in the late 90s and appeared from 1998 to 2001. After Law & Order, she went back to films and played a supporting role in Agent Cody Banks in 2003. In 2006 she starred in the drama End Game alongside Cuba Gooding. Angie went on to star in Secrets of a Small Town which was an ABC pilot intended to go into series. The production, however, did not go into series afterward.
In 2008, Angie Harmon and four other actresses; Gabrielle Union, Zoe McLellan, Jill Scott, and Ana Ortiz, posed nude for Allure magazine, the May 2008 issue. In 2010, she joined the cast of TNT crime drama series, Rizzoli & Isles and starred alongside Sasha Alexander as Jane Rizzoli for six years. For her role in the series, she won the 2012 Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Series. She has also received lots of recognition for her excellent works over the years.
Her Net Worth
Angie Harmon has her net worth estimated at $20 million. As a model and as an actress, the talented figure has garnered so much for herself over the years of her flourishing career. Harmon gained fame as a model and went international before she ventured into acting. She also makes her money from different endorsement deals.
Family – Parents, Is She Related To Mark Harmon?
Angie was born to her parents; Daphne Demar, her mother and Lawrence Paul Harmon, her father. She is of mixed ethnicity. Her father also known as Larry has German and Irish ancestry while her mother is of Greek descent.
The actress has been mistaken by fans to have blood ties with television and film actor Mark Harmon. Mark has starred in various TV series including NCIS and has been in the business since the 70s.
It is not only about their last names but the two actors do have some resemblance. This has caused many to come up with the idea that they may be related. In fact, some actually think that Mark Harmon is a father to the actress. But to put these quizzes to rest, Mark Harmon is not related to Angie Harmon, theirs is a case of two different person’s with the same surname.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
Angie Harmon has always had a beautiful and attractive body since the days of her youth and has done well to maintain her body over the years. Having started out as a model she has mastered the ways of healthy living and has developed a workable work out plan for herself.
The dark-brown-eyed beauty stands at a height of 5ft 9in (176 cm) which is quite proportional to her weight of 64 kg (141 pounds). She has a body stats of 34-24-34 inches being bust, waist, hips and wears a size 8 (US) for her shoes.