Natasha Lyonne, the ‘Orange Is the New Black‘ star, has built an empire for herself since the age of 6, through acting, however, at present, she is been marked as one of the celebs who are not as rich as people think. Let’s take a look at her career and find out Natasha Lyonne’s net worth in 2021.
What’s the net worth of Natasha Lyonne?
As we mentioned, Lyonne started her acting career as a young child; at the age of 6, she appeared as ‘Opal’ on ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse.’ Then Lyonne, was cast for Hollywood features including ‘Heartburn,’ ‘A Man Called Sarge,’ and ‘Dennis the Menace.’ According to her, started working at six, may bring her early fame and a mini-fortune, but was not a perfect experience. In an interview, the star stated regarding the issue:
“I didn’t have the best parents. I don’t think they are bad people. Even if they were ready to have children, it is kind of a wacky idea to put your child in business at six years old.”
Over the years, Lyonne was cast for numerous TV shows & films; between 1998 – 2006, she appeared in the following projects: ‘American Pie’ film series, ‘Everyone Says I Love You,’ ‘Slums of Beverly Hills,’ ‘But I’m a Cheerleader,’ ‘Scary Movie 2,’ ‘Blade: Trinity,’ ‘All About Evil,’ ‘Sleeping with Other People,’ ‘Hello, My Name Is Doris’ and ‘Antibirth.’ No need to say, she has made a pretty penny in that period.
In 2013, she was landed her breakthrough recurring role in the Netflix comedy-drama series ‘Orange Is the New Black.’ From 2013 to 2019, she starred in the groundbreaking series as ‘Nicky Nichols‘ and won Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for her performance.
After quitting the series, Lyonne appeared in another Netflix series, ‘Russian Doll.’ As loyal fans already know, she served as a co-creator, executive producer, director, and writer for the series. The star, who gained further recognition for starring in the said series, also received three Primetime Emmy Awards.
When we looking at her long career through the financial lens, it is possible to say she made her $5 million fortune through acting, directing, and producing. In addition to the abovementioned TV – cinema works, Lyonne also appeared in some ads. In the recent period, she signed with Coca-Cola for being the leading face for the brand new commercial titled “Open.” Even though there is no declaration regarding that how much the actor earned through the campaign, it is estimated that she got hundreds of thousands of dollars from the cold drink empire which spends more than $4M for each commercial.
Natasha Lyonne, whose net worth is $5 Million in 2021, also is the co-founder of the production company Animal Pictures with well-known actor and comedian Maya Rudolph.