American actress Lori Petty is perhaps best known for her role in films like Point Break, The Poker House, Prison Break: The Final Break, etc. Similarly, her work on TV is also revered by audiences. She is most popular for her role as Lolly Whitehill on the drama series Orange Is the New Black.
She has also done some minor roles on shows like Lush Life, Grand, Superman: The Animated Series, Star Trek: Voyager, etc. Also, she has done some work for reading books to be recorded.
What Is The Net Worth Of Lori Petty?
Lori Petty has a net worth of around $3 million dollars as of April 2020. She started her career way back in 1984 and her acting is the main reason for her millionaire status.
She has earned decent amounts of money not only as an actor but also as a director. Her primary career was becoming a graphic designer but she later transitioned into an actress.
Career Insight-Income Sources And Salary
Petty’s first acting job was as in a minor role in the TV show The Equalizer in 1985. Then a year later she worked on The Twilight Zone. She worked on 3 TV shows in 1987; Stingray, Bates Motel, and Head of the Class.
Her first regular role on a TV show came in 1988 when she played Cricket Henshaw in The Thorns. In the same year she also played small roles on Miami Vice, Freddy's Nightmares, and Police Story: Monster Manor.
She kicked off 1989 with work on a TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder. Similarly, she also played a minor role in Alien Nation. She got a recurring role on Booker in the same year.
She did another minor role in Grand before getting a regular role in Lush Life. After this, she worked on some shows that flew under the radar like Profiler, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, etc. before getting a recurring role in Brimstone.
The actress appeared in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager as an extra in 1999. She then did minor roles in The Hunger, The Beast, The Parkers, ER, NYPD Blue, etc. before she was cast in a recurring role in Orange Is the New Black.
Petty appeared in ‘Hawaii Five-0’, ‘Transformers: Robots in Disguise’, ‘Danger & Eggs’, and Swedish Dicks in 2017.
Her film career started in 1988 with “...They Haven't Seen This... ”. Then she appeared as Lila in 1990. She went on to work on Point Break starring the incredible Keanu Reeves in 1991. A year later, she appeared on A League of Their Own starring Tom Hanks, Madonna, and Geena Davis.
Free Willy and Poetic Justice came out in 1993 featuring her in small roles. She appeared in another 2 films in 1994 called The Glass Shield and In the Army Now. After this, she had the main role in 1995’s Tank Girl as Tank Girl.
Then she did work on some mediocre films before landing a role on Route 666. She was also featured on the Prison Break movie, Prison Break: The Final Break.
Some of her other well-known films are Prey for Rock & Roll, Broken Arrows, Dead Awake, etc.
Her salary is estimated $500k on average annually,
Lori Petty was born on October 14, 1963, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. She is 56 years old as of April 2020. She holds an American nationality and is 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall. She has a sibling named Lisa Petty.
Petty is possibly single as of April 2020 as even her social media does not have information about a partner. In the past, she dated David Alan Grier. Their relationship started in the mid-1990s and there has been no additional information.