|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 30, 1957|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Height:||5.4 feet (164cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actress, Screenwriter, Comedian, Author|
|Last Updated:||December, 2022|
Fran Drescher as of 2022 has an estimated net worth of over 25 million dollars. Fran is a savvy businesswoman that has diverse sources of income that are responsible for her success and large net worth.
How Did Fran Drescher Become Rich?
Born in 1957, on September 30th, Fran Drescher is currently 65 years old. She was born in Kew Garden Hills, New York. Her parents are Sylvia and Morty Drescher. Her mother found work in the area of bridal consultancy and her father worked for the Navy as a systems analyst. She has one sister named Nadine. Fran and her family are of Jewish descent.
Fran Drescher attended Flushing’s Parson Junior high then moved on as a teen going to Hillcrest High School. She later graduated from Queens College. Shortly after graduating, Fran decided to get married. At the age of twenty-one, Drescher got married to Peter Jacobson. They divorced in 1999 but chose to remain business partners and have gone on to create and produce several sitcoms and television shows together.
One of Fran Drescher’s first roles was playing a character named Connie in the movie titled ‘Saturday Night Fever‘ which was released in 1977. One year later she appeared in ‘American Hot Wax’ where she played a character named Ceryl and ‘Stranger In Our House’ where she played a woman named Carolyn baker.
During the 1980’s Fran Drescher had roles in several movies like ‘The Big Picture’, ‘RagTime and ‘Love And Betrayal’. It wasn’t until the film ‘Gorp’ where Fran began to get recognition as a comedic actress.
Still young and fairly fresh to the show business scene, Fran Drescher had found success in acting, however her big break was when she starred in the show ‘The Nanny’ along with Charles Shaughnessy. Drescher and Jacobson created the popular CBS television show in 1993 which aired for over five years and ended in 1999.
The ‘The Nanny’ TV-series was about a woman named Fran who became the nanny of three children and sparked up a romance with their rich, boring widower father. The hilarious television show made Fran an instant star and earned her two nominations for both the Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. The nominations were for best comedic actress in a television series. The show was deemed very successful and rights to replicate it were bought in several countries.
After the show, Fran Drescher went back into film acting for a while before she appeared in ‘Picking Up The Pieces’ where she co-starred with Woody Allen. In 2003 she appeared in a short-lived sitcom and played a character named Roberta Diaz. Later in 2005, she made a debut in the sitcom ‘Living With Fran’. In the show, she played a mother of two that was middle-aged and was living with a man half her age. The show was canceled after only two seasons.
Fran also made a cameo in ‘Law And Order: Criminal Intent‘ that aired on November 14, 2006. She also voiced quite a few animated characters like the female Golem on ‘The Simpsons’ and Eunice on ‘Hotel Transylvania’. Fran also had a small role in an episode of ‘Entourage’. In 2008 she planned to develop a new sitcom and shared the draft version of the plot but unfortunately, it never took off.
Fran Drescher in 2010 started her own daytime talk show called ‘The Fran Drescher Tawk Show‘ where she hosted.
Moving forward, in 2011 Fran’s co-written sitcom was invested into by TV Land where it aired for two seasons with over thirty-four episodes. The show was called ‘Happily divorced’ and ironically Fran and her ex-husband created the show. Despite success as a television actor, Fran also debuted on Broadway on February 4, 2019. She played the role of stepmother madame in a revival of ‘Cinderella’.
More recently, in 2020 Fran played the main character in a television series called ‘Indebted’. She appeared for twelve episodes as a character named Debbie who becomes broke after medical bills and has to move in with her son and his wife. She also played Kate in ‘The Christmas Setup’. This was a TV film.
Fran Drescher is also a published author with several books. Some titles include ‘Enter Whining’,‘ Cancer Schmancer’ and ‘Being Wendy’. Throughout Fran’s lengthy career, she has been the recipient of numerous awards. Some of them are as follows: a John Wayne’s Institute Award for her achievements, a Gilda Award, A Woman of The Year Award and Spirit Of Life Award from the City Of Hope Medical Institution, another Spirit of Achievement Award but this time from Albert Einstein’s College and many others. Fran Dresher has had undeniable success within her career and has worked with many big names like Lauren Lane, Chad Connell, Selena Gomez and Megan Mullally.
In 2022 Fran Drescher has returned to the Red Carpet.
What Is Fran Drescher Net Worth?
Fran Drescher net worth is estimated at $25 million in 2022.
Ms. Drescher has no doubt worked hard for her large net worth. She has salaries for both film and television acting which makes up about half of her network. The other half can be divided between her real estate and home, book sales, television project sales and her car.
How Fran Drescher Spends Her Money?
Fran Drescher invests her money into multiple avenues. She has a nonprofit organization that she invests in called ‘Cancer Schmancer’ that she launched to spread awareness and information about the warning signs of cancer.
Fran Drescher also invests in the publication of her books and the production of her television projects.
Fran Drescher also spends a significant amount of money on traveling as she has engagements in many different places.
Fran’s biggest to date however would be in real estate. She bought an oceanfront Malibu mansion for 1.225 million dollars back in the ’90s and has lived there ever since. The estimated value of the house today is 7-10 million dollars.
- Fran Drescher participated in the ‘Miss New York Teenager’ pageant and was the first runner-up in 1973.
- Fran was robbed and held at gunpoint while being forced into unwanted activities. She stated it took her a while to get over it but she is about turning negatives into positives.
- Fran Drescher ex-husband is Peter Marc Jacobson. In 1999 he publicly came out as a gay and divorced his wife that same year.
- She doesn’t have kids. In recent interviews Ms. Drescher said she considers this a mistake.
- Interestingly enough, Fran Drescher in reality speaks with the same voice as her character in the Nanny series. And her laugh is also identical!
- After being misdiagnosed over seven times Fran was rushed into Las Angeles Cedar Sinai where she was diagnosed with uterine cancer and had to undergo surgery. Fortunately, the surgery was a success and she was given a clean bill of health and didn’t need any post-operative surgery.
- Fran Drescher is currently not married and does not have any children.
- In 80s Fran was popular for modelling in bikini and swimsuits.