Facts of Lainie Kazan Networth
|Full Name||Lainie Levine|
|Birth Name||Lainie Levine|
|Other Name||Lainie Kazan|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Singer|
|Birth City||Brooklyn, New York City, New York|
|Birth Country||United States of America|
|Father Name||Benjamin Levine|
|Father Profession||Gambling Bookmaker|
|Mother Name||Carole Kazan|
|Spouse||Peter Daniels (1971- 1989, until death)|
|Filmography||My Big Fat Greek Wedding(2002),Bratz: The Movie (2007),You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008),My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)|
|Education||Erasmus Hall High School, Hofstra University|
|Date of Birth||May 15,1942|
What Is Lainie Kazan's Net Worth?
An American born actress and singer Lainie Kazan is professional since 1958, famous for portraying Barbra Streisand's understudy in Funny Girl (1964). With her acting career of over 6 decades, the veteran actress accumulated wide fame alongside money, and now owns a net worth of $500,000 as of September 2019.
Her most famous movie appearances include My Big Fat Greek Wedding(2002) & its sequel, Bratz: The Movie (2007), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Pixels (2015).
The Primetime Emmy Award nominee also earned prominence through singing, released 8 albums. Some of her famous albums are The Love Album (2011), In The Groove (1998) and Body & Soul (1995).
Way To Career Success & Fortune: Income Sources & Earnings
As of September 2019, Lainie Kazan has an estimated net worth of $500,000, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of her income is acting career, but also her singing career aided the fortune growth.
Well, before she took firm roots in acting, Kazan used to work in Broadway and then as a model for Playboy magazine, that opened up gates for her successful acting venture.
Well, the Pixels actress' fortune is same as of American actress Connie Sellecca ($500,000).
In the early days, Lainie made her Broadway debut through The Happiest Girl in the World in 1961. She received her breakthrough after portraying Fanny Brice (an understudy of Barbra Streisand) in the musical Funny Girl (1964).
Later, the road to her success widened as she posed for Playboy Magazine in 1970.
It earned her chance to operate at 2 Playboy Jazz Clubs: Lainie’s Lounge East and Lainie's Lounge West, directly overseen by Hugh Hefner, the editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine.
Thereafter, Lainie took on her acting career full-time, that summed up a considerable fortune in her account.
Without a doubt, she made hundreds of thousand dollars in salary every year. The average payroll of an actor in the United States is around $49,900.
Movies And TV Shows
Following a series of guest appearances in the TV shows like Veronica’s Closet, The Nanny, St. Elsewhere and Will & Grace, Lainie's career got a boost after she starred in My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), followed by its sequel My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016).
Moreover, she appeared as the mother of Adam Sandler's character in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007).
Other famous movie appearances of Lainie Kazan are You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) and Pixels (2015) where Peter Dinklage also worked.
For a fact, for her work in the musical adaptation of My Favorite Year, the actress earned nominations for Tony Award and Golden Globe Award.
Box Office Collection:
Here is the list of Kazan's movie's gross collection:
|My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)||$5 million||$368.7 million|
|Bratz: The Movie (2007)||$20 million||$26 million|
|You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)||$90 million||$199.9 million|
|Pixels (2015)||$88- $129 million||$244.9 million|
|My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)||$18 million||$88.9 million|
What Does Kazan Currently Do?
Branching out from on-screen career, Lainie Kazan currently serves as an adjunct professor at UCLA since 2012.
There, she teaches in acting classes and directs her students in drama-department production.
Does Lainie Have Endorsements?
Seems the actress does not have any personal endorsements meanwhile. But surely, she did cover massive sum through commercials & sponsorship during her height as actress & model.
Lainie Kazan is active in social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, where her followers count 1.11K & 1.35K respectively.
Participation In Charity Works
Well, apart from acting, Lainie Kazan is also active in charity works and supports AIDS Project LA, B'nai Brith, and many other non-profit organizations.
She has served as the board member for Young Musicians’ Foundation and the California Jazz Foundation.
House, Cars & Lifestyle
Despite huge fame, Lainie Kazan successfully maintains low-key life and avoids flaunts of her assets.
Sources report that the model-turned-actress currently lives in residence in Los Angeles, her property is allegedly worth hundreds of thousand dollars.
Well, the median house price in Los Angeles, CA is $849,500, that comes up with an annual insurance premium of $1,360.
Probably, Lainie lives a quality lifestyle and owns luxurious cars, though has not disclosed any details meanwhile.
Lainie Kazan's Age, Height, Nationality, Family, Husband, Daughter & Relationship
Lainie Kazan was born on May 15, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, to Carole (nee Kazan) & Benjamin Levine. Her father worked as a gambling bookmaker, while no detail on her mother is out, except Lainie defined her mother as "neurotic, fragile and artistic."
Well, Kazan is an American by nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (Jerusalem origin; her father was Russian Ashkenazi Jewish).
She attended Erasmus Hall High School and later studied theatre at HB Studio. In 1960, Kazan graduated from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Is Lainie Kazan Dead?
No, Lainie Kazan is alive & well, though the actress once had fatal head-injury on April 9, 2016, after she crashed her car in front of a Greek restaurant in Sherman Oaks, California.
Also, back in the mid-70s, Kazan was diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
What Is Lainie's Age & Height?
As of September 2019, Kazan is 79 years old & has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (168 cm).
Married Life, Husband's Death & Children
Lainie Kazan was once a married woman, however, after her husband Peter H.B. Daniels, a musical director-arranger, died in 1989, she never re-married.
Currently, her relationship status is allegedly single, as no official reports on her dating or boyfriends ever came up.
She and met her (now late) husband Peter Daniels while working on the Broadway musical Funny Girl in 1964. Though, they started dating in around 1967 and married after 5 years, on February 28, 1971.
Even more, they welcomed a daughter Jennifer Daniels.
Later, Peter was diagnosed with lung cancer in September 1988. Following 5 months, he died in 1989.
For a fact, Lainie has 2 granddaughters: Isabella Blue and Grayson Lawrence.
Back in 2017, Lainie made headlines after she was caught red-handed shop-lifting in Gelson's supermarket during the Christmas eve.
The supermarket staffs reported that Kazan already had shop-lifted a couple of time before, were waiting to catch her red-handed.
However, Lainie's attorney Mark Werksman claimed that the staffs were over-reacting and even more, didn't give her a chance to pay, rather went for the arrest.