Debra Messing Net Worth

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Debra Messing net worth is
$18 Million

Debra Messing's salary (annual):
$125 Thousand Per Episode

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Debra Messing is an American celebrity with a net worth of $18 million. Debra Messing has constructed her net worth from her playing parts like Grace Adler in the NBC situation comedy, “Will & Grace” and as Molly Kagan in the critically acclaimed miniseries “The Starter Wife.” Debra Lynn Messing was born in Brooklyn, ny in August 1968. Messing appeared in the TV series NYPD Blue in 1994 and 1995. Messing’s movie debut came in 1995’s A Walk in the Clouds. Messing subsequently co-starred in the Fox show Internet & Stacey from 1995 to 1997.

Debra Messing Net Worth $18 Million Dollars

Messing starred in two episodes of Seinfeld in 1996 and 1997. Messing starred in USA’s The Starter Wife in 2008, in addition to Smash in 201213. She’s starred in the movies Along Came Polly, The Wedding Date, and Nothing Like the Holidays. Messing supplied the voice of Arlene in the 2004 movie Garfield. She is going to star in the approaching movie Like Sunday, Like Rain, as well as the brand new TV series The Mysteries of Laura. She’s been romantically linked to her smash costar Will Chase. Messing was formerly married to Daniel Zelman as well as the two had a son together.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 15, 1968
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession:Television producer, Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian
Education:East Greenwich High School, Brandeis University, London-based British European Studio Group Theatre, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Daniel Zelman (m. 2000–2012)
Children:Roman Walker Zelman
Parents:Brian Messing, Sandra Simons
Siblings:Brett Messing
Awards:Golden Raspberry Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2003), Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance (2001), Satellite Award for Best Actress (2003 (2003), 2002)tstanding Female Lead in a Mini Series (2008)
Nominations:Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, Gracie Allen Award - Outstanding Female Lead in a Mini Series (2008)
Movies:"A Walk in the Clouds", "The Mothman Prophecies", "Hollywood Ending", "Along Came Polly", "The Wedding Date", "Lucky You", "The Women", "Nothing like the Holidays"
TV shows:'v (1995-1997), "Prey" (1998), "The Starter Wife" (2007-2008), "The Mysteries of Laura" (2014-2016)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Although she's known for being a redhead, she is actually a brunette.
2Debra won Best Featured Actress for "Like Sunday, Like Rain" at the 2014 Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.
3The pilot of her new show, The Mysteries of Laura (2014) is dedicated to the memory of her mother, Sandy Messing, who died between production and the initial broadcast.
4Studied circus courses (i.e. juggling, the trapeze) while at New York University.
5Is a staunch liberal Democrat.
6Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a son Roman Walker Zelman on April 7, 2004. Child's father is her now ex-husband, Daniel Zelman.
7(June 5, 2012) Filed for divorce from her husband Daniel Zelman after 11 years of marriage and 6 months of separation.
8Ranked #22 on the TV Guide Network special, Funniest Women on TV (2011).
9Returned to work three months after giving birth to her son, Roman Zelman, in order to begin filming the seventh season of Will & Grace (1998).
10Was six months pregnant with her son, Roman Zelman, when she completed filming on the sixth season of Will & Grace (1998).
11Her father, Brian Messing, is a packaging executive (jewelry packaging).
12Sister-in-law of Aaron Zelman and Cynthia LaMontagne.
13MFA in Acting - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1993).
14Her family is Ashkenazi Jewish (her ancestors immigrated from Poland and Russia).
15Would have been litigator if she wasn't an actress.
16Loves gambling (blackjack).
17Replaced Sherilyn Fenn as the female lead in Prey (1998).
18Played the leading role as Sandy in her high school musical production of "Grease".
19Appeared with her Will & Grace (1998) co-star, Shelley Morrison, in the Prey (1998) episode, Prey: Revelations (1998). While Messing was a steady member of the cast, Morrison only had a guest-starring role.
20Although her son Roman is not deaf, she has taught him a few words in sign language to make communication easier for him until he's more able to talk.
21Beat Nicollette Sheridan for the role of "Grace Adler" on Will & Grace (1998) at the final auditions.
22Was Rhode Island's Junior Miss in 1986.
23Named TV Guide's "best dressed woman" in 2003
24Was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2002.
25Is severely allergic to flowers and perfumes.
26Following undergraduate training, went on to earn Master's degree in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
27Graduated from Brandeis University (Waltham, Massachusetts, USA).


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Will & Grace (1998)about $600,000 per episode for 2005/ 2006 season.
Will & Grace (1998)$250,000 /episode


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Red hair


Quotes

#Quote
1[on her childhood] I did feel different being Jewish. I felt like an outcast throughout elementary school.
2I'm fascinated by diamonds. When I put diamonds on, my hands start to shake.
3I can't imagine it being more sweet. You just hope that you will get the opportunity to do what you love and pay your bills, and that is being a success as an actor. The accolades - this is otherworldly. I have never allowed myself the ability to dream this far. - On winning her first Emmy.
4"He's the best human being I know, he makes me a better person every day. I'm never happier than when I'm with him." - Said about her husband Daniel in a Cosmopolitan interview: 2000.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008GracieGracie Allen AwardsOutstanding Female Lead - Mini-SeriesThe Starter Wife (2007)
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2005Lucy AwardWomen in Film Lucy Awards
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2003Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2002Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)· Sean Hayes
· Eric McCormack
· Megan Mullally
2001TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsActress of the Year in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Actress in a New TV Series
2012TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite ComebackSmash (2012)
2009Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalThe Starter Wife (2008)
2009Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressThe Women (2008)· Annette Bening
· Eva Mendes
· Jada Pinkett Smith
· Meg Ryan
2008Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Starter Wife (2007)
2008Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalNothing Like the Holidays (2008)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesThe Starter Wife (2007)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieThe Starter Wife (2007)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsTV Movie/Mini ActressThe Starter Wife (2007)
2007OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesThe Starter Wife (2007)
2007Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionThe Starter Wife (2007)
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice ActressWill & Grace (1998)
2005Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2005People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Funny Female Star
2005People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Female Television Star
2005ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)· Sean Hayes
· Eric McCormack
· Megan Mullally
2004Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2004Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Lead ActressWill & Grace (1998)
2004Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2004ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2004ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)· Sean Hayes
· Eric McCormack
· Shelley Morrison
· Megan Mullally
2003Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2003OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2003ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)· Sean Hayes
· Eric McCormack
· Megan Mullally
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2002OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2002ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)· Sean Hayes
· Eric McCormack
· Shelley Morrison
· Megan Mullally
2002Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Actress, ComedyWill & Grace (1998)
2001Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2001American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or SyndicationWill & Grace (1998)
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2001Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice ActressWill & Grace (1998)
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalWill & Grace (1998)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2000American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Female Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or SyndicationWill & Grace (1998)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
2000Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actress in a Quality Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a New Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)
1999Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actress in a Quality Comedy SeriesWill & Grace (1998)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion2016post-productionThe Queen
Dirty DancingTV Movie post-productionMarjorie Houseman
The Mysteries of Laura2014-2016TV SeriesLaura Diamond
Like Sunday, Like Rain2014Barbara
Smash2012-2013TV SeriesJulia Houston
It Could Be Worse2013TV Mini-SeriesAnn
Mother's Day2013TV MovieElla
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2011TV SeriesAlicia Harding
Wright vs. Wrong2010TV MovieEvelyn Wright
The Starter Wife2008TV SeriesMolly Kagan
Nothing Like the Holidays2008Sarah Rodriguez
The Women2008/IEdie Cohen
The Starter Wife2007TV Mini-SeriesMolly Kagan
Lucky You2007Suzanne Offer
Purple Violets2007Kate Scott
Open Season2006Beth (voice)
Will & Grace1998-2006TV SeriesGrace Adler
Will & Grace: Say Goodnight Gracie2006TV MovieGrace Adler
The Wedding Date2005Kat Ellis
Garfield2004Arlene (voice)
Along Came Polly2004Lisa Kramer
King of the Hill2002TV SeriesMrs. Hilgren-Bronson
Hollywood Ending2002Lori
The Mothman Prophecies2002Mary Klein
Jesus1999TV MovieMary Magdalene
Celebrity1998TV Reporter at Lupus Office
Prey1998TV SeriesDr. Sloan Parker
Ned and Stacey1995-1997TV SeriesStacey Colbert
Seinfeld1996-1997TV SeriesBeth
McHale's Navy1997Lt. Penelope Carpenter
Partners1995TV SeriesStacey
A Walk in the Clouds1995Betty Sutton
NYPD Blue1994-1995TV SeriesDana Abandando

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Albion: The Enchanted Stallion2016executive producer post-production
Mother's Day2013TV Movie co-executive producer
Wright vs. Wrong2010TV Movie executive producer
The Starter Wife2008TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mysteries of Laura2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Smash2012-2013TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Will & Grace2002-2006TV Series performer - 6 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2002TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Die Harald Schmidt Show2002TV SeriesHerself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Squares2002TV SeriesHerself - Guest Appearance
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999-2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series / Winner: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
3rd Annual TV Guide Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Co-Presenter: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
1st Annual TV Guide Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 25th Annual People's Choice Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series
The Annual Museum of TV and Radio Honors. A Salute to Jerry Seinfeld and David E. Kelly1998TV MovieHerself
Harry2016TV SeriesHerself
Match Game2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Panelist
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Rachael Ray2008-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHerself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHerself
Today2004-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows2016TV SpecialHerself
Jeopardy!2015TV SeriesHerself - Clue Giver / Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Extra2003-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHerself
The Meredith Vieira Show2014-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Hollywood Game Night2015TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Entertainment Tonight2007-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Mysteries of Laura / Herself - The Mysteries of Laura
The 69th Annual Tony Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Play
The Insider2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Story Behind2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Project Runway All Stars2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesHerself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2008-2014TV SeriesHerself
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The View2004-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Broadway.com Show2013TV SeriesHerself
The Doctors2013TV SeriesHerself
Piers Morgan Tonight2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 67th Annual Tony Awards2013TV Movie documentaryHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Katie2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
70th Golden Globe Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Project Runway2006-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge / Herself - Audience & Actress
Late Show with David Letterman2000-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
The Marilyn Denis Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Fashion News Live2011TV SeriesHerself
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Shalom Sesame2010TV SeriesHerself (2010)
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sesame Street2009TV SeriesHerself
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007-2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2002-2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Larry King Live2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
TV Guide Live at the Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
The Rachel Zoe Project2008TV Series documentaryHerself
TV's All-Time Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special2008TV SpecialHerself
Made in NY PSA Campaign2007ShortHerself
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
HypaSpace2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Will & Grace: The Final Bow (Curtain Call)2006Video shortHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005-2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards2006TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter: Best Television Series - Drama
Will & Grace: Backstage Pass2005TV Movie documentaryGrace Adler
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
A Date with Debra2005Video documentary shortHerself
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Total Request Live2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards2005TV Special documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series [Musical or Comedy]
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
The Making of Along Came Polly2004Video shortHerself
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Inside the Actors Studio2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series / Co-Presenter
The Isaac Mizrahi Show2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Marion's Triumph2003Video documentaryNarrator
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Will on Will & Grace2003TV Movie documentaryGrace Adler

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