Fran Drescher is an actress, writer, comedian and activist from America. She is popular for her role as Fran Fine in the hit tv series entitled The Nanny from 1993 to 1999. Are you curious about Fran Drescher’s net worth? If you want to know about it, keep reading this because here we have the information about it.
Fran Drescher’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has a net worth of $25 million. She has collected her money from acting, producing, writing, being a voice actor and also being a TV director.
It is known that in 1997, she bought a beachfront home in Malibu for $1.225 million. Now, the property may be worth $7 to 10 million.
Fran Drescher’s Early Life
The complete name of Fran Drescher is Francine Joy Drescher. She was born on September 30th, 1957 in Queens, New York City. She is the younger daughter of her parents. Her mother’s name is Sylvia who is a bridal consultant and her father’s name is Morty Drescher who is a naval systems analyst. Her maternal-great-grandmother Yetta was born in Focsani, Romania and then moved to the United States. Her father’s family was from Poland. Fran Drescher has an older sister named Nadine.
In 1973, Fran Drescher became a first runner up for Miss New York Teenager. She was a student of Flushing’s Parsons Junior High School. Then, she became a student of Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, Queens. In 1975, she graduated from Hillcrest High School. The comedian Ray Romano was one of her classmates. Fran Drescher became a student of Queens College, City University Of New York, but then she dropped out in her first year because all the acting classes were filled. Then, she enrolled in cosmetology school.
Fran Drescher’s Early Career
Fran Drescher had a small role as dancer named Connie in the movie Saturday Night Fever in 1977. A year later, she started to get attention in some films such as American Hot Wax in 1978 and Summer of Fear in the same year. Also, she took on a rare dramatic role in the 1981 Milos Forman Film, Ragtime.
In 1980s, she got her success as a character actress with memorable roles in some films including Gorp in 1980, The Hollywood Knights in 1980, Doctor Detroit in 1983, The Big Picture in 1989, UHF in 1989, Cadillac Man in 1990 and memorably in This Is Spinal Tap in 1984 as publicist Bobbi Flekman.
In second-season episode of Who’s the Boss? in 1985 she appeared as an interior decorator. Also, she made an appearance on Night Court. There, she appeared as a woman with dissociative identity disorder.
In 1990, he appeared on ALF where she played as Roxanne, the wife of grown-up Brian, who did not have a clue that she was a mob boss, in the episode entitled Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades. In 1991, she became a co-star on the short-lived CBS sitcom entitled Princesses. In the early to mid 1990s, she voiced a character named Peggy from The P Pals on PBS.
Fan Drescher’s Roles in The Nanny and Other Films
Fran Drescher and Jacobson created tv show entitled The Nanny in 1993 which aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999. There, she became an instant star where she played a woman named Fran Fine who casually became the nanny of Margaret who was played by Nicholle Tom, Brighton who was played by Benjamin Salisbury, and Grace who was played by Madeline Zima. In this sitcom, she endeared herself to their widower father with her wit and her charm.
In 1996, she appeared in Jack which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Beautician and the Beast in 1997, and Picking Up the Pieces in 2000 which was co-starring Woody Allen. In 2006, she became the voice of Pearl in Shark Bait.
Fran Drescher’s Return to Television
In 2000, she came back to television. In 2003, she appeared in episodes of the short-lived sitcom entitled Good Morning, Miami as Roberta Diaz. In 2005, she came back with the sitcom entitled Living with Fran where she played Fran Reeves.
In 2006, she became a guest star in an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the episode The War at Home which aired on US tv on November 14th, 2006. In an episode of Entourage, she also appeared. In the same year, she was voice to the role of a female golem in The Simpsons episode entitled Treehouse of Horror XVII. In 2007, she appeared in the US version of the Australian improvisational comedy series entitled Thank God You’re Here.
In 2010, she came back to television with her own daytime talk show entitled The Fran Drescher Tawk Show. In the following year, she created a sitcom entitled Happily Divorced and it was picked up by TV Land for a ten-episode order. This sitcom premiered on June 15th, 2011. Then, it was renewed in July 2011 for a second season consisting of 12 episodes aired in 2012. On May 1st, 2012, the second season was extended by TV Land and this tv picked up 12 additional episodes.
Besides playing in sitcoms and films, she also plays in Broadway and made her Broadway debut on February 4th, 2014.
Fran Drescher’s Awards
She has received the John Wayne Institute’s Woman of Achievement Award, the Gilda Award, the City of Hope Woman of the Year Award, the Hebrew University Humanitarian Awards, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Spirit of Achievement award.
In 2006, she was honored with the City of Hope Spirit of Life Award. On April 10th, 2010, she became a guest of honor at the Dancer against Cancer charity ball which was held at the Imperial Palace, Vienna, Austria. There, she obtained the first My Aid Award for her achievements in support of cancer prevention and rehabilitation.
Fran Drescher’s Charity
In April 2014, at Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet Competition, she presented with Bryan Cranston, Idina Menzel and Denzel Washington after collecting donations at her Broadway show Cinderella.