Elizabeth Berkley Net Worth, Real Life, Career, Education, Dating

Published Date   28th Dec. 2017, 13:22 pm
Elizabeth Berkley Net Worth, Real Life, Career, Education, Dating
Quick Info
Birth Name: Elizabeth Berkley
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $6 million

Elizabeth Berkley is an American actress, who is most famous for Showgirls, Control Factor, and Random Encounter. Elizabeth Berkley net worth is estimated around $6 million.


Berkley was born on July 28, 1972, in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the U.S. Her most notable roles were Jessie Spano in the television series Saved by the Bell, and as Nomi Malone in the 1995 Paul Verhoeven film Showgirls.

Early Life and Education

Berkley is usually from Farmington Hills, who is the daughter of Jere, a gift basket business owner, and Fred Berkley, a lawyer.

Berkley was raised in the Conservative tradition of Judaism. When she was 12, she became the bat mitzvah. She was born with heterochromia, the condition of differently colored irises. As her right eye is half green and half brown, and her left eye is all green.

In 1990, she got graduated from North Farmington High School in Farming Hills. She started dancing from a young age, as she auditioned for the lead role in the film Annie, but was turned down. She appeared in some musicals in 1983.


Before starting an acting career, she was a teenage model for Elite. In 1987, she made her debut in television film with a role Frog. As following her roles, she made a number of guest appearances on several television shows.

In 1989, Berkley auditioned for the role of Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell, at the age of fifteen. The producer created Berkley as the character Jessie Spano, which was a role Berkley played from 1989 to 1993.

Over the years, she played a film, Showgirl that achieved cult status among film fans. Her Showgirl ranks 36 on Entertainment Weekly’s list of the Top 50 Cult Movies. Elizabeth Berkley net worth then started to rise.

Berkley was also cast in the title role in the anime film Armitage III: Poly-Matrix. Her movie starred Kiefer Sutherland and accepted a small role in the First Wives Club.

Berkley performed on stage in London as Honey in “Lenny” in the year 1999. She acted opposite Eddie Izzard that was directed by the legendary Sir Peter Hall.

Her two independent movies got released in 2002 and 2003, Roger Dodger and Moving Malcolm, both impressed the critics.

After three months of her marriage to New York Artist Greg Lauren, Berkley made her Broadway debut in “Sly Fox” in 2004. Afterward, she returned to New York City in the Off-Broadway production “Hurlyburly” directed by Scott Elliott. Berkley received some of the best reviews of her career for her performance as Bonnie after her return to production.

Berkley also appeared for several seasons in the hit series CSI: Miami in 2002, as Julia Winston and final season The L Word in 2004. She is a favorite among a whole new generation of teen girls, as she has been making life-changing connections with these over the past seven years through ask Elizabeth.

As her not-for-profit organization includes self-esteem workshops that she facilitates as a volunteer in schools and for Youth organizations. Her book “Ask Elizabeth” published by Penguin, made The New York Times best-seller list.

Elizabeth Berkley net worth
Ask Elizabeth; book by Elizabeth Berkley

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Berkley was a featured contributor to Oprah.com, when the national wide movement has affected the lives of over 100,000 girls and counting, as bridging the communication gap between mothers and daughters.

Personal Life

Berkley is an animal rights activist. In 1997, she donned a $600 form-fitting gown made entirely of collard greens for the “Lettuce Be Lean” campaign. It was sponsored by PETA to try to encourage people to embrace vegetarianism.

Berkley was among a number of celebrities included in an online poll by PETA to select the “Sexiest Vegetarian of the Year” in between 2008-2009. Elizabeth Berkley net worth is much more to have luxuries life.

Berkley got married to artist Greg Lauren on November 1, 2003.

Elizabeth Berkley net worth
Greg Lauren and Elizabeth Berkley

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Greg Lauren is the nephew of designer Ralph Lauren. The couple first met at a dance class. The couple got their first child together on July 20, 2012.

What is Elizabeth Berkley like in real life, Is She like Her Character, Jessie?

No, Elizabeth is an actress, not a vegas stripper or showgirl. She is not a perpetual high school upperclassmen.
It is safe to say that she felt limited by the two-dimensionality of the character, since she did showgirls, especially to buck the image of Jessie Spano.

The director of the film, Showgirls, Paul Verhoeven once spoke that it was him who had asked Elizabeth to act in such a way in the film. He wanted her to exaggerate her every move because he thought it would work out and suit her character.

Net Worth

Elizabeth Berkley made her 6 million dollar fortune with Random Encounter and Control Factor.

Elizabeth Berkley net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. Her favorite brand is Apple.

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