Best known for her roles as Kate O’Brien, Allie/Jackie, and Jordan Sullivan in The Drew Carey Show, Undateable, and Scrubs, respectively, Christa Miller has gone a long way in terms of achieving career success for herself.
The American actress joined the world of entertainment as a toddler model. Needless to say, she’s now one of Hollywood’s famous actresses – thanks to her decades-long activities in the industry. Let’s find out more about this model-turned-actress…
Christa Miller Age and Early Life
Miller was born on May 28, 1964. She was born in Manhattan, to Chuck Miller and Bonnie Trompeter who named her Christa Beatrice Miller. She has two cousins – Charles Ebersol and Edward ‘Teddy’ Ebersol; an uncle, Dick Ebersol who is an NBC sports Executive and husband to Susan Saint James – an actress, model, and activist best known for her acting roles in the early 1970s and late 1980s.
Christa is an American citizen and she is of mixed ethnicity (English and German). She had her early education at the Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart before moving to the Connecticut College for Women. Miller started her journey into fame as a toddler. Her first big screen appearance happened when she was just six months old. When she turned three, she modeled for Ivory soap commercial and for the cover of Redbook, a famous American women’s magazine. Sadly, Christa Miller was compelled to drop her modeling career after suffering benign bone tumor.
Her first acting role was as a student in an episode of the 1985 series Kate & Allie. At that time, she was 20 years old and had taken some acting lessons. It was followed by her appearances in more TV series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Party of Five and Northern Exposure. Her first role in a feature film was as Beth Davis in the 1992 film Stepfather III. Other popular movies she’s been part of include: Love and Happiness, Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire, A Friend to Die For, and of course, Breaking In.
Her Net Worth
The New York City-born actress is worth $20 million, thanks to her acting and modeling career. Cougar Town and Scrubs are some of the TV series that earned her the huge sum she is currently enjoying. She played Ellie Torres in the former and Jordan Sullivan in the latter which was created by her husband Bill Lawrence.
Who Is Her Husband, Bill Lawrence?
You already know from the foregoing that Christa Miller is a married woman. She is married to Bill Lawrence who is famous for his roles in film productions. The two met in the early 1990s but their marriage happened in 1999.
Lawrence, a screenwriter, director, and producer was born on December 26, 1968, and he attended the College of William & Mary where he studied English. While at the college, he was also a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He began writing after his college years and his first writing job was as a staff writer for ABC’s sitcom, Billy.
Bill also made his first show as a creator with the ABC-aired sitcom, Spin City which he co-created with a TV and film producer like himself, Gary David Goldberg. He also created the single-camera medical comedy-drama, Scrubs and after that, he co-created the TV sitcom, Cougar Town which ran for 102 episodes in six seasons. Having been active for over two decades has earned him an impressive net worth of about $150 million. His sitcom, Scrubs which premiered in 2001 and ran for 9 seasons, garnered about 17 Emmy nominations. He has been commended for his creative works in the world of entertainment on several occasions.
Bill has been married twice. His first marriage was with Megyn Price, an actress who graduated from Stanford University where she studied communication and economics. He is currently enjoying his marriage with Christa Miller and they have three children together; a daughter named Charlotte Sarah Lawrence and two sons – Henry Vanduzer Lawrence and William Stoddard Lawrence.
Charlotte is their first child, she was born on June 8 and in the year 2000. After her, they welcomed their first son William Stoddard on the 3rd of January and in the year 2003. The youngest of them all, Henry Vanduzer was birthed about three years later, precisely on 8th October 2006.