Lauren Holly’s Net Worth and The Real Reason The Hot Actress Left NCIS

A Canadian-American actress of repute, Lauren Holly became famous for TV series such as Picket Fences, NCIS, and Motive. The Hollywood star has also made appearances in a number of films such as the 1994 comedy film Dumb and Dumber; as well as the 1993 biographical film, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story. Her work in TV dramas like The Adventures of Chuck & Friends and Chicago Hope has been described as excellent. As such, she has not only earned her share of awards and nominations in both the Canadian and American entertainment industries but has also amassed an impressive $14 million in net worth.

Lauren Michael Holly was born on the 28th of October 1963 in Bristol, Pennsylvania to an art historian named Michael Ann Holly (mom) and a screenwriter/professor of literature called Grant Holly (father). She began her career in 1983 at the age of 20. In the years that followed, she got to play many big and small roles in both TV and films, recording successes on many fronts including financially.

Lauren Holly’s Net Worth and Earnings from Acting Career

Although the details of her annual income are not known to the public, the famed actress has amassed a huge amount of money as her estimated net worth. Her net worth which has been pegged at $14 million is expected to grow in the nearest future since Lauren is still very much active in the business of entertainment.

Just as anyone would rightly guess, the fortune of the Geneva High School graduate has mostly been amassed from her career as an actress, something she has always longed to be even as a child, which was what saw her enrolling at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study drama and flute.

In most of her films, Holly has taken more supporting roles with hardly any lead role to her credit. More so, although there is no record of what she has been paid for her different roles as an actress, the Box Office earnings of her top 10 highest-grossing films are over a billion US dollars. Considering the successes of these films, it is apparent that her roles in them have contributed to her amazing net worth.

The show business is not, however, the only source of Lauren Holly’s fortune. She is also involved in the fashion business, owning a clothing line with Le Chateau.

Where Lauren Holly’s Net Worth Ranks Compared to Other Famous NCIS Cast Members:

  • Mark Harmon: $90 Million
  • Michael Weatherly: $25 Million
  • Pauley Perrette: $22 Million
  • Wilmer Valderrama: $20 million
  • Lauren Holly: $14 million
  • David McCallum: $10 million
  • Maria Bello: $8 million
  • Sean Murray: $8 million
  • Sasha Alexander: $6 Million
  • Cote De Pablo: $6 Million
  • Rocky Carroll: $4 million
  • Brian Dietzen: $2 million
  • Emily Wickersham: $2 million

The Truth Behind Her Exit from NCIS

Lauren Holly and Michael Weatherly in NCIS
Lauren Holly and Michael Weatherly in NCIS: Image Source

In 2005, Holly got what would come to be one of her most recognized roles as Director Jenny Shepard in NCIS. She remained on the show until 2008, sustaining from the third to the fifth season.

There have been several speculations regarding the reason behind Lauren’s exit from NCIS. Many attributed her departure to the terminal disease she is believed to have while others have assumed she left because of her family commitments. There are still others who have speculated it could be as a result of a rift with Mark Harmon, who is both the main character and executive producer of the show.

While it is believed that her withdrawal from the show has nothing to do with any rift with Harmon as claimed, it is not known if it has anything to do with a disease she has or family issues. The most dominant belief is that the actress left the show because she was bored with playing the same character for so long. More so, it was reported that she wanted new challenges after the show helped make her fall in love with acting once again.

Apart from NCIS, Lauren Holly has Appeared in These Other Major TV Shows

  • Hill Street Blues
  • Good Witch
  • My Perfect Romance
  • Designated Survivor
  • The Town Christmas Forgot
  • Chicago Hope
  • Destiny
  • A Country Wedding
  • Before You Say I Do
  • My Summer Prince
  • Lucifer
  • Picket Fences
  • Dangerous Heart
  • Vig
  • Fantasy Island
  • Too Late to Say Goodbye
  • Covert Affairs
  • Flashpoint
  • Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot
  • Becker
  • Providence
  • Call Me Mrs. Miracle
  • The Adventures of Chuck & Friends
  • CSI: Miami
  • Just Desserts
  • Caught in the Act
  • Living with the Dead
  • Bounty Hunters
  • Leverage
  • Scream of the Banshee
  • Lost Girl
  • Alphas
  • Love Lives On
  • Spenser: For Hire
  • The Antagonists
  • Fugitive Among Us
  • Rookie Blue
  • Layover
  • All My Children
  • King of Texas
  • Santa Jr.
  • Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again
  • My Two Dads
  • Do No Harm
  • Motive

What Has Lauren Holly Been Up to Since Leaving NCIS?

Since her departure from NCIS, the amazing actress has continued with her acting career, taking some major TV and film roles. From 2013 to 2016, she played the main role of Dr. Betty Rogers in Motive. Currently, she plays the role of Lynn Harper in Designated Survivor.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

While the staff may listen to Mars, Mars listens to Lynn. One week! June 7 @designatedsurvivor @netflix @netflixca 🌎 #LynnHarper

A post shared by Lauren Holly (@laurenholly1) on

The actress is public-spirited and has been devoting a good measure of her time to help the wider community. For instance, she is an active supporter of the The ‘A’ Fund charity at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She does this to preserve the memory of her late brother.

Lauren grew up with two brothers (Nick and Alexander Holly) but unfortunately, Alexander passed away at the young age of 14 from a fire incident which happened on the 10th of April 1992. In memory of her late brother Alexander, the Holly family joined hands together to set up the “A” Fund at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

According to Lauren, her late brother was a lad with big dreams and plans. Although he did not live beyond 14, Alexander accomplished a lot of things with his extensive travels through Europe and Central America. He developed a keen interest in archaeology and architecture as a result of his traveling experiences.

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness, if you've found a possible error, be it factual, editorial or something that needs updating, please contact us
Banks Onuoha
Banks Onuoha
Banks is a graduate of Mass communication, a meat junkie, movie geek, and perfectionist. The thrill of travelling the world through writing and editing from the comfort of her desk and PC is what keeps her going most of the time. After office hours, you might catch her still writing at home or running some culinary experiments.

Recommended

Rhett and Link’s Family – Meet the Wives and Kids of the Famous Comedy Duo

Since their paths first crossed in 1984, Rhett and Link have moved from being friends to partners in comedy, business, and career. As one...

Meet All of Patrick Mahomes Parents and Family Members

Born to a father who was a professional athlete, Patrick Mahomes was born with athletic genes. Rather than follow in his father's footsteps to...

Has SuperWoman Lilly Singh Had A Boyfriend Since Coming Out As Bisexual?

It was barely five years after YouTube started that the now popular YouTuber Lilly Singh got on the platform. Since then, she has become...

Detailing Elon Musk’s Relationship With His Father, Mother and Siblings

Elon Musk isn't someone that needs an introduction; unless you have been living in a cave for the past two decades. The South African-born...

Does Rachel McAdams Have A Husband or Boyfriend After Break Up With Ryan Gosling?

Rachel McAdams is a Canadian actress best known for her roles in The Hot Chick, Wedding Crashers, Red Eye, Mean Girls, The Lucky Ones, Doctor...

Featured Today

Who Is Kasie Hunt and What Do We Know About Her Family With Husband Matt Rivera?

With the never-ending debate that is brought about by the divide in politics in America, there have been more than a thousand and one...

How Much Does Vanna White Make In Salary and What Is Her Net Worth?

Vanna White is an American actress, model and television personality who has a net worth of $70 million dollars and a yearly salary of...

Why Katy Perry Has Not Married Boyfriend Orlando Bloom Since Leaving Ex-Husband Russell Brand

Katy Perry is one of the biggest pop stars in the world, she has sold over 18 million albums across the globe and has...

Biography Of Danielle Colby Cushman – The American Pickers TV Star

Reality television shows have since the late 2000s become very popular among viewers, thus allowing a long list of seemingly ordinary people to have...

Quinn Lundberg: 6 Things To Know About Zach Galifianakis’ Wife

Best known for her marriage to the popular American comedian and Hangover-star, Zach Galifianakis, Quinn Lundberg has been able to achieve a good measure...
Fact Check

We strive for fairness and accuracy, if you've found a possible error or something that needs updating, please contact us

Related Stories