Christa Miller is a successful American actress who has gone on to play near iconic roles on American television. She is known for portraying sharp, witty and funny characters and has made her mark as one of the most talented actresses in sitcoms. She is primarily known for her role on The Drew Carey Show as Kate O’Brien. The show ran from 1995 till 2004 and also starred Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles, Craig Ferguson and Diedrich Bader.
She later joined the cast of Scrubs as Jordan Sullivan, the ex-wife of Perry Cox and also a member of the Sacred Heart Board of Directors. Here, Christa Miller portrayed the character as cold, sarcastic and vindictive and she did it so quite excellently. The character was well received and Christa was praised for her comedic timing and line delivery.
She was later cast as one of the main characters on Cougar Town, a show created by her husband (who also created Scrubs). Much like Jordan Sullivan, her character on Cougar Town – Ellie Torres – was feisty, cold, witty and sarcastic. She played Ellie Torres from 2009 to 2015.
However, her roles are not limited to Scrubs and Cougar Town. She also appeared in The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, Seinfeld, CSI: Miami, Kate & Allie, Undateable, Northern Exposure, Party Of Five, Clone High and The Andromeda Strain.
She has also appeared in several movies including The Stepfather III, A Friend To Die For, Love And Happiness, Kiss & Tell, Smiling Fish and Goat On Fire, Breaking In, Hot and The Operator.
Considering all her years as an actress and a model, one might say that she has done really well for herself.
Christa Beatrice Miller was born on May 28, 1964, in Manhattan of New York City. Her mother was a model, Bonnie Trompeter and her father is Chuck Miller. She is also the niece of Susan Saint James, an actress and activist known for her work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Christa is also related to Dick Ebersol, an American television executive and an NBC sports Executive, who is also married to Susan Saint James.
Christa started working as a child model from a young age, appearing in a Wonder Bread advertisement when she was only six months old. When she was three, she posed for an Ivory soap commercial which was shot by Francesco Scavullo. She was also photographed for the cover of Redbook, an American women’s magazine.
However, she had to give up her thriving child modelling career as a result of an operation she had for a benign bone tumour. She later attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, an attempt at having a normal life; although, she later returned to modelling briefly. She was not only a cover model but also had a pictorial in Maxim‘s first edition.
When she moved to Los Angeles in 1990, she gave up modelling and took up acting lessons in pursuit of becoming an actress.
She has two siblings: a sister and brother.
Personal & Family Life
Christ Miller is married to Bill Lawrence – director, screenwriter and producer. He is best known as the creator of several hit television shows including Cougar Town, Scrubs, Clone High, Ground Floor and Spin City. He also wrote for several shows including The Nanny, Boy Meets World and the legendary Friends.
The two got married in 1999. Presently, they have three children: Charlotte Sarah who was born on the 8th of June, 2000. Their son, William Stoddard was born on the 3rd of January, 2003. Their youngest child, Henry Vanduzer, was born on the 8th of October 2006.
Christa was pregnant with both William and Henry while she was on Scrubs and as a result, both pregnancies were written into the show.
Plastic Surgery is a sensitive topic among celebrities – while a lot of celebrities own it and admit that they have had surgeries, others remain tight-lipped and are willing to take the secret with them to their graves.
As a result, there are constantly rumours about which celebs have had plastic surgeries. Christa has become one of the celebrities who is frequently speculated about.
If Christa Miller has had any plastic surgery, she has NOT admitted to it or talked about it. However, many people have taken it upon themselves to try to figure out which surgeries she has had done. Some of the rumoured procedures include rhinoplasty (nose job), botox and lip and cheek fillers.
Truth be told, all the differences in her face can simply be as a result of ageing.
Christa Miller currently has a net worth of $20 Million, an impressive amount. This can be attributed to all her years of modelling, acting in both movies and television series and her voice acting roles. Her current net worth is proof of her many years of hard work in the entertainment industry.
Christa Miller Height, Weight, Feet & Other Facts
Full Name: Christa Beatrice Miller
Height: 5’ 8” (173 cm)
Weight: 145 pounds (66 kg)
Date of Birth: May 28, 1964
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York
Marital Status: Married
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Net Worth: $20 million