Monica Potter is a brilliant American actress who became famous following her outstanding roles in movies such as Saw, Boston Legal, Con Air, and Parenthood, to mention a few. She began her acting career since 1993 and has been active in the American entertainment industry for over two decades and counting. Asides from acting, Monica is also a successful entrepreneur. Amazingly, she founded a company called Monica Potter Home in 2014. Her company is situated in Cleveland, they deal on natural skin care products and home decorations. Learn more about the multi-talented star below.
Monica Potter Bio (Age)
The stunning actress was born as Monica Gregg Brokaw on the 30th day of June 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio in the United States. She was born into a middle-class American family. Her mother Nancy worked as a secretary in a hospital while her father was the inventor of the first flame-resistant wax. She grew up along with her siblings in Cleveland. As a child, Monica completed her education at Villa Angela Academy as well as Euclid High School. While in high school, she featured in several dramas organized by her school.
Upon graduation, Monica did several jobs including modeling and sales job at a sandwich shop while pursuing her acting career. She also starred in various theatre productions at the Cleveland Play House at the time. Later on, she moved over to Los Angeles where her acting career began in earnest in 1994.
Career and Rise to Prominence
At the early stages of her acting career, Monica featured in Alan Jackson‘s music video for his song Tall, Tall Trees. She landed her first movie role in the CBS series The Young and Restless in 1994. Her wonderful performance in the series brought the blonde actress to the attention of top filmmakers. Later on, she portrayed Tricia Poe alongside Nicolas Cage in 1997 thriller Con Air and the following year, she appeared as Kate Durrell along with Vince Vaughn in A Cool, Dry Place.
In the early 2000s, Monica Potter garnered wide attention through her appearances on several blockbuster movies. She appeared alongside Morgan Freeman in the 2001 American thriller Along Came a Spider. Afterward, she portrayed the lead role of Lucy in the 2002 romantic comedy I’m with Lucy. She followed it up with a remarkable performance in the 2004 horror movie Saw. There she portrayed the character of Alison Gordon alongside Danny Glover and Cary Elwes. She was equally among the cast of the legal drama Boston Legal which ran from 2004 to 2005.
Her other popular movies and TV series include Without Limits, Reversible Errors, Patch Adams, The House on the Left, Parenthood, Wisdom of the Crowd, and The Profit. Asides from the movies, Monica has been running a company called Monica Potter Home since 2014. Her company deals on natural skin care products as well as home décor and home goods.
Net Worth: How Much is Monica Potter Worth?
The award-winning actress has been outstanding since the inception of her career and her effort has paid off. She is currently enjoying a lavish lifestyle and her net worth has been estimated to be around $3 million. Monica Potter makes her wealth from her acting career as well as business endeavors.
Family: Sisters, Husband, and Kids
Just like we aforementioned, she came from a middle-class American family. She was raised with her three sisters namely Jessica, Bridgett, and Kerry. Along with her siblings, they were brought up in the Catholic faith. There are no much details regarding her sisters; the much we could gather is that they are all doing well in their respective careers. Notably, Monica and her three sisters appeared in the 2015 edition of Celebrity Family Feud.
While Monica Potter has been making waves in the American movie industry, the actress hasn’t been fortunate in her love life. She has been in several relationships, married twice, and also divorced twice. Her first marriage was with a man named Tom Potter. Monica got hitched to Potter at the age of eighteen and they had two sons – Daniel Potter and Liam Potter. Liam was born in 1994 and later on, Daniel followed. However, due to irreconcilable differences, Monica and Tom decided to go their separate ways in 1998. At the time, she was still finding her way in the movie industry.
Soon after their divorce, the actress continued being active in the love game, she fell into the arms of another man named Daniel Christopher Allison who is an orthopedic surgeon. The pair walked down the aisle in 2005 and they had a daughter named Molly shortly after their wedding. Monica’s marriage with Allison continued to flourish and all wished it never ends. However, after thirteen years of marriage, the couple went their separate ways in February 2018. Since then, there is no news of Potter’s subsequent relationships to date.
Monica Potter’s Body Measurements
The American actress has a gorgeous physique and an attractive personality. Monica stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches which is two inches above the average for American women. She also has an ideal weight of 54 kg. The actress has incredible body measurements (breast-waist-hips) of 35-24-35 inches and wears a bra of size 34C. In addition, the blonde actress has shoe/feet size of 10 (US) and a dress of size 6.