Who is Busy Philipps and what is her net worth 2018? For today’s sitcom fanatics, the name Busy Philipps immediately brings up the image of Laurie Keller- a gorgeous, spunky and happy go lucky assistant from hit American sitcom ‘Cougar Town’. For the uninitiated, Busy Philipps is a leading American actress whose outstanding acting prowess has brought to life many a characters on both television and celluloid. Born into a humble Oak Park house in Illinois to Joseph and Barbara Philipps, Busy was named Elizabeth Jean Philipps at birth.
Her interminable energy and agility as a child however, brought her the nickname ‘Busy’ from her doting parents. Philipps’ striking looks and exquisite persona got her the part of a real life Barbie in a local toy fair circuit when she was young. She entered show business with television and after a few minor roles got her first major role in ‘Freaks and Geeks’- a hit television show that created quite a lot of fan frenzy when it aired on NBC. With the complex character of Kim Kelley she effectively proved that she was much more than just a pretty face. Her performance garnered fairly positive reviews and the show catapulted her to much deserved fame and recognition.
In 2017, Busy Philipps has effectively established herself as an A list actress with stellar performances in television and films. She is happily married to screenwriter Marc Silverstein who is known for co-writing hit rom-coms like ‘How to Be Single’, ‘He’s Just Not Into You’ and ‘Never Been Kissed’ with his writing partner Abby Kohn. The couple are proud parents of two beautiful girls- Birdie Leigh who was born in 2008 and Cricket Pearl who was born in 2013.
Education: Busy Philipps completed her schooling from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. She went on to pursue her higher education from Loyola Marymount University.
Busy Philipps Net Worth
The total net worth of Busy Philipps is $15 million.
She is the proud owner of a lavish villa in Illinois, US where she lives with her family. She used to drive a Lexus RX until 2016 when she was spotted cruising around in a luxurious Audi Q7.
The saying ‘beauty with brains’ rings absolutely true in the case of Busy Phillips who apart from being an accomplished actress, is also a shrewd business woman. Her staggering net worth is not only the result of her established career as an actress, but is also the fruit of her lucrative business moves.
She owns a restaurant chain in Washington called the ‘Fat Philipps Burger’ and a football team in her birth town called the ‘Oak Park Angels’. She also has a successful fashion line called the ‘Busy Philipps Seduction’. She is the brand ambassador of ‘Cover Girl Cosmetics’. Her very own perfume brand, ‘With Love from Busy’ is amongst the topmost selling brands in the US. She also owns a vodka brand titled ‘Pure Wonderphilipps-US’.
After a promising debut in ‘Freaks and Geeks’, Philipps went on to play a number of well received characters in popular television shows like ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘ER’. Her career best performance came in super hit sitcom ‘Cougar Town’ where she played the role of a spirited and boisterous assistant with a troubled past with élan.
She has also had a successful film career with meaty roles in films like ‘The Smokers’, ‘White Chicks’, ‘Made of Honor’ and ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ among others.
Apart from television and movies, Philipps is an active participant on the ‘Thrilling Adventure Hour’- a live stage radio show where she essays the part of the Red Plains Rider. As of now, she stars in ‘Vice Principals’ a comedy series that airs on HBO since 2016.
With a promising acting career that is sure to cross many more milestones, thanks to her charming looks and immense acting talent, Busy Phillips is here to stay! Moreover, her future is certainly bright as her astute business sense is bound to contribute to her rapidly increasing net worth in the many years to come.