If you have ever watched the US television series, Frasier that aired between 1993 and 2004, then you would be familiar with the celebrated actress Peri Gilpin who played the role of Roz Doyle – the resident ‘maneater’ of the show who had no qualms about her promiscuous nature. Peri and other members of the show’s cast have since reinvented their looks over the years. Peri is now involved in many movies and television shows and has lent her voice to some animated films as a voice artist.
Who Is Peri Gilpin?
The beautiful American actress was born as Peri Kay Oldham on the 27th day of May 1961 to mother Sandra Jo Hauck and father James Franklin Oldham who used the stage name Jim O’Brien as Philadelphia weatherman and a radio disc jockey. Peri has two sisters Patti Jo Oldham and April Gilpin and one brother Marc Gilpin, they were all raised in Dallas. The actress whose birth sign is Gemini is of American nationality and mixed ethnicity of German, English, Irish and Croatian. When Peri was just eight years old, her parents’ marriage hit the rocks and later in 1969 and her mother got remarried to Allen W Gilpin Jr. Peri became very close to her stepfather and consequently, she changed her name from Peri Kay Oldham to Peri Gilpin. Peri’s biological father died on the 25th of September 1983 from a skydiving accident and her mother also passed due to leiomyosarcoma. It appears that Peri’s sister – Patti inherited the same disease because, after their mother’s death, she was diagnosed with the same disease in 2009. The renowned actress had her early education at Skyline High School, Dallas, Texas. Her family supported and encouraged her acting prowess and eventually, she attended Dallas Theater Center after which she pursued acting as a career, honing her skills at the University of Texas at Austin and also the British-American Academy in London. Before going into acting fulltime, she worked as a makeup artist and also as a radio show sound engineer. Peri Gilpin made her first appearance in the television show Almost Grown (1988) and 21 Jump Street (1988) and in 1990, she appeared in Matlock. From 1993 to 2004, she appeared in the TV series Frasier where she played the role of Roz Doyle. She was in the ABC Family Drama Make It or Break It (2009), she worked as a voice artist in The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story (1988) and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. Some of her popular films are; Thru the Moebius Strip (2005), How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog (2000) and Spring Forward (1999). She also has some popular TV shows under her belt which include; Hot in Cleveland (2011), Adam Ruins Everything (2016) and Scorpion (2015-2016).
What’s Her Net Worth?
Through the practice of her career as an actress, a voice artist and a producer, the celebrated actress has occupied an enviable position in the American entertainment industry, especially in film and television and has accumulated a handsome $15 million as her estimated net worth which is really impressive. Her production company which she co-owns with Jane Leeves and Kathryn also contributes a great deal to her net worth.
Peri Gilpin’s Husband and Kids
Peri’s marriage history is one of the less complicated ones in Hollywood. On the 31st of July 1999, the renowned actress got married to her reality painter boyfriend Christian Vincent. Their wedding which took place at Kelsey Grammer’s house was well attended by family and friends. The couple desired to have children immediately after marriage, but things did not work out as planned, so they resorted to in vitro treatments which failed them after several attempts. Thus, the couple had no choice than to take the last option of surrogacy to realize their dream of having children. Finally, on the 7th day of May 2004, in a hospital in Nevada, twin girls Ava and Stella arrived through a surrogate and the couple was overwhelmed with joy. According to them, there is no experience to be compared to holding your own kids in your hands, they described it as the best thing in the world. Christian and Peri’s marriage has gone on for almost 18 years and still counting, although it was once rumored that the couple got separated, Peri quickly addressed this issue, dismissing the information as false. They are still living happily together with their daughters in their home in Los Angeles.
Where Is She Now?
Anybody who got to watch the famed U.S television series known as Frasier would likely ask where are the members of the cast now? As for the celebrated actress Peri Gilpin, much like her other Frasier co-stars, she has remained in the U.S entertainment industry since the series ended in 2004. Over the years, she has done a lot of voice work as a voice artist, lending her voice to Nickelodeon animated series Danny Phantom and also to other animated films like Hellboy; Blood and Iron and Hellboy; Sword of Storms and Hellboy. Also, she has been featured as a guest artist in many shows like Desperate Housewives, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Medium, Grey’s Anatomy and Hot in Cleveland.
The renowned actress is not in the league of women who are very tall but she stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches which is not so bad for a lady. She has a slim build with a well-shaped body and weighs 52 kg which is commensurate with her height. Her body statistics can be summarized as 37-28-38 with a dress size of 10 (US) and shoe size of 8.5 (US). Peri is a natural blonde with very attractive facial features and beautiful brown eyes. She has a positive disposition and self-confidence which is often reflected in her smile. She has very beautiful dentition.