Nicole Sullivan is an American comedy actress and voice artist. Daughter of Edward Sullivan, Nicole is popularly known for her role in comedy series MADtv and The King of Queens. She has a sarcastic voice which has made her a famous voice in many animated movies and TV shows. But that is not all there is to know about this beautiful mother of two. Read on to see more about her net worth and annual salary, family, biography and other quick facts you would love to know about.
Nicole Sullivan Biography
Nicole Sullivan was born as Nicole Julianne Sullivan on April 21, 1970, in Manhattan, New York, in the United States and is the only child of her parents, Edward Christian Sullivan and Madonna Sullivan. She was raised in by their parents. Her father is a politician – a Democrat – who served as their district representative in the New York State Assembly for 25 years (between 1977 and 2002) while her mother is a career businesswoman. Her ancestry is a mixed one. She is of both Irish and German ancestry but being born the United States, she has the American nationality and belong to white ethnicity.
Nicole had a talent for arts and it was on display at a very early age. At age 7, she took dance classes and also performed in the Off-Broadway and Broadway theatre productions for children. She obtained her high school education from Middleburgh High School and graduated in 1987. Nicole was very active while in high school. She played football (soccer), followed the male basketball team as a stats recorder, sat as a member of the student council, served as treasurer for her class (in junior year), became class president among others things before pursuing a degree in Literary Arts (majoring in Theatre) in the Northwestern University, Illinois. She wrote plays for the student theatre group in school while studying Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen, Harold Pinter, Anton Chekhov and Greek tragedies. She also attended the British American Drama Academy in London and became a member of the Greenwich Shakespeare Company before her graduation from college in 1991.
Nicole Sullivan’s Movies, Salary, Net Worth
After Nicole Sullivan graduated from college, she moved to Los Angeles to begin her career. She made her television debut the same year on an episode of the series Herman’s Head (1991). She got other small roles and in 1995, she featured on MADtv, a comedy-drama series and in 1998, she was on The King of Queens which she stayed on for five other seasons.
She then starred in Talk to Me (2000), Hot Properties (2005), Raines (2007), Rita Rocks (2008), $#*! My Dad Says (2010) and Wendell and Vinnie (2013). Some other TV shows for which she is known or appeared in include Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Scrubs (2001), Monk (2002), Numb3rs (2005), My Boys (2006), The Game (2006), Leverage (2008), The Middle (2009), Cougar Town (2009), The Exes (2011), Whitney (2011), Devious Maids (2013), Black-ish (2014), etc.
She has also done many voice-overs on a number of shows including Baby Blues (2000), Kim Possible (2002) and The Penguins of Madagascar (2008). For the amount of work Nicole Sullivan has done in Hollywood, albeit in comedy, she has earned appearances on several shows countless times. She appeared in Late Show with David Letterman a number of times in 1993. She also appeared The Sharon Osbourne Show in 2003 and then The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2005 and those are just a few of them.
Talking about her salary and annual earnings, Nicole earns in five figures. Howbeit, the actual amount cannot be specified for the time being due to conflicting unverified statistics. Due to the lucrative salary she earns, she is estimated to have a net worth of $3 million. Nicole Sullivan belongs to some theatre associations including Comedians from New York, Actresses from New York and the Alumni of the British American Drama Academy.
Family – Husband, Kids
Is this screen goddess married? Yes, she is but before she was married, she was once in a romantic relationship with Seth MacFarlane which lasted just two years (between 1998 and 2000). However, the beautiful actress got hooked in May 2006 with the handsome actor, Jason Packham. They are happily married and together they have two sons – Dashel Pierce Packham who was born on May 12, 2007, and Beckett Edward Packham who was born August 31, 2009.
Quick Facts About Nicole Sullivan
- Nicole’s birth name is Nicole Julianne Sullivan.
- Her horoscope/zodiac sign is Taurus.
- Her father was a Democrat politician and served in the New York State Assembly.
- She started performing as a child with Off-Broadway and Broadway productions.
- In high school, Nicole was class president, treasurer and football (soccer) player.
- She attended the British American Drama Academy in London.
- She dated Seth MacFarlane for two years from 1998 to 2000.
- Her debut TV role was in Herman’s Head (1991).
- She is best known for her role in the 1998 TV series, MADtv.
- She starred in “The King of Queens,” with her husband, Jason Packham.
- She has her own series “Rita Rocks,” in which she starred in 2008.
- Her height is 5ft 6in (1.68m) and she weighs 58kg (128lbs).
- Her hair colour is blonde and she has blue eyes.