Born in Boston, Massachusetts to Linda Jane and Edgar Allen Womack, Connie Britton is one of the most popular actresses known in Hollywood. Her father was a physicist and an energy company executive. She spent her childhood days in Rockville, Maryland.Also, when she was merely sever years old, she shifted with her parents and her fraternal twin sister, Cynthia, to Lynchburg, Virginia, where she attended E.C. Glass High School.
Did you know that Britton didn’t pursue the performing arts in college? Instead, she earned a degree in Asian studies from Dartmouth College, which included a semester in Beijing, learning to speak Chinese. After school, she gravitated back to acting. The college grad spent two years training with Sanford Meissner at the Neighborhood Playhouse; some of his past students were Grace Kelly, Steve McQueen and Diane Keaton.
While Britton often plays a doting wife, in real life, she’s been divorced since age 29 from investment banker John Britton, after four years of marriage. She wanted to enjoy motherhood and hence adopted adopted son Eyob (nicknamed Yoby) in 2011. Working on a documentary on Ethiopian orphans motivated the adoption. “My whole life has been building to all the good stuff that has happened to me in the last few years,” Britton told People magazine in a 2013 interview.
Britton began cultivating her talents in off-Broadway productions before auditioning for actor turned director Ed Burns’s 1995 film, The Brothers McMullen.
Education: After completing her studies, she enrolled at the Neighborhood Playhouse Theater School in New York. She appeared in a professional production of “The Early Girl” at the Courtyard Playhouse while with at the Neighborhood School, which won her great reviews, but earned the ire of school officials. After graduating, she appeared in multiple off-Broadway productions, before being cast in the hit independent film, “The Brothers McMullen”.
She relocated to Los Angeles, where she began appearing in guest starring, recurring, or regular roles in such television programs as “Ellen”, “Spin City”, “The Fugitive”, and “West Wing”. She became a household name with her work on “Friday Night Lights” and “American Horror Story”. She is currently starring in the new series, “Nashville.
Britton made her feature film debut in the independent film The Brothers McMullen (1995), and the following year, she was cast as Nikki Faber on the ABC sitcom Spin City. She later starred in the short-lived sitcoms The Fighting Fitzgerald’s (2001) and Lost at Home (2003), and appeared in several films, most notably the sports drama film Friday Night Lights (2004) and the thriller film The Last Winter (2006).
Britton received positive reviews from critics for her performance as Tami Taylor on the NBC/DirecTV drama series Friday Night Lights from 2006 to 2011. For this role she was nominated for two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.In 2011, she starred as Vivien Harmon in the first season of FX horror-drama series American Horror Story, for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.
Connie Britton Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $9 Million US Dollars
Her net worth income amount is around $9 Million US dollars in 2017. Also, it is said that she takes salary of $100,000 per episode of Nashville. She is one of the richest and popular celebrities of Hollywood and made a mark within a few years in film making.
Recently, Connie Briton confirmed that “Nashville” character was really dead and this saddened her fans a lot. She confirmed the news in one of her interviews and left her fans dumbstruck. Nashville’s boss have tried to explain the reasons for Britton’s exit who was playing the major role of Rayna Jaymes in the series.
This news have greatly impacted and disheartened Britton’s fans. In the series, she died died following complications from injuries suffered during a brutal car wreck. The decision to kill Rayna off came after four and a half seasons of the popular series. But undoubtedly, it was a bolt from blue for her fans.
Undoubtedly, she is one of the finest actresses and has made a unique place through her great acting skills. Her achievements and success in film making can be credited to her efforts and efforts of her parents. She is a rising star and an inspiration to all those young ladies who wish to achieve indefeasible feats in their lives. Apart from her stunning looks, she is a perfect blend of good humor and personality, all of which is needed to become a great actress. Undoubtedly, her future is bright and her consistent performances have proved that he is the best in lot.