|Celebrated Name:||Jane Leeves|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jane Elizabeth Leeves|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 April 1961|
|Birth Place:||East Grinstead, United Kingdom|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Marshall Coben (m. 1996)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Isabella Kathryn Coben and Finn William Leeves Coben)|
|Is Jane Leeves Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Actor, Model, Producer, Comedian, Singer and Dancer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$20 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Jane Elizabeth Leeves is an English actress, comedian, model, dancer, producer, and singer. Leeves is best recognized for playing the role of Daphne Moon in the series “Frasier” and of Joy Scroggs in the sitcom “Hot in Cleveland.” She is famous for appearing as a recurring character in the drama “Throb.” The actress appeared in many other TV programs, such as The Benny Hill Show, Murphy Brown, Notes from the Underbelly, Twenty Good Years, Seinfeld, Murder, and My Two Dads. On the big screen, Leeves was seen in movies like Miracle on 34th Street, James, and the Giant Peach, The Event, and Music of the Heart.
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Early Life & Biography
Jane Leeves was born on April 18, 1961, in Ilford, Essex, England. Leeves grew up in East Grinstead, the daughter of Collin Leeves and Ruth Leeves. She has a brother named Richard Leeves and two sisters Alison and Katie, including Kathryn. She learnt ballet from the Bush Davies School of Dance. She moved to New York at the age of 21.
She worked as a model until she made her debut in acting from the film Monty Python’s the Meaning of Life. She gave up her career in ballet dancing due to an ankle injury. After spending a few years as a struggling artist, she returned to her native England. In England, she got a chance to work in “The Benny Hill Show.” After that, she got a role in “To Live and Die in L.A.” (1985) for which she returned to America.
Since 1996, Leeves has been married to CBS Paramount Television executive Marshall Coben. They have two children; a daughter named Isabella Kathryn (born 9 January 2001) and a son Finn William (born 19 December 2003). The popular show “Frasier” was about her real-life pregnancy with daughter, showing weight gaining problem for her character.
She became very good friends with the cast of the show Frasier including, Peri Gilpin, David Hyde Pierce, and late John Mahoney. Peri Gilpin was in the delivery room at the time of her daughter’s birth, and so is the godmother of her daughter, and Leeves is the godmother of Giplins’s daughter. David Hyde Pierce and the late John Mahoney are godfathers of son Finn William. Leeves posed in an ad for the NOH8 Campaign in 2012, which raises awareness and funds for LGBT community rights.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 April 1961, Jane Leeves is 59 years old as of today’s date 12th April 2021. Her height is 1.78 m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.
Jane Leeves first appeared in 1981, in a TV film “Nice to See You.” After this, in 1983, she appeared in a British musical sketch comedy film “Monty Python the Meaning of Life,” “The Benny Hill Show” as Hill’s angel and in an erotic horror film “The Hunger.” The following year, she was cast in the syndicated comedy “Throb.” In the 1985 film “To Live and Die in L.A.,” she played a role as a lesbian avant-garde dancer. From 1989 until 1993, she played the role of Audrey Cohen in the sitcom “Murphy Brown.”
In 1992, she appeared as Marla Penny in a sitcom “Seinfeld’,” and a year later, she joined the cast of the drama “Frasier” as Daphne Moon. She did the Christmas fantasy film ‘”Miracle on 34th Street” in 1994. In 1996, Leeves played Rachel Sherwood in the television film “Pandora’s Clock” then, in 1998, she was an actress in “Hercules: The Animated Series,” and soon after this, she did the drama movies “Music of the Heart” and “The Event.”
She also did voice work for the movies “James and the Giant” and “The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century” and for the television shows “Phineas and Ferb” and “Lego Star Wars: The FrameMaker Adventures.” In 2006, the actress appeared in an episode of “Twenty Good Years” and in seven episodes of “Misconceptions.” She was next seen in the comedy flick “Endless Bummer” in 2009.
In 2010, she was cast as Dr. Graham in “Desperate Housewives.” The same year, she appeared as Joy Scroggs in “Hot in Cleveland,” until 2015, next appeared in the TV programs “Crowded” and “The Great Indoors.” In 2018, she returned to television as an orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kitt Voss in an American medical drama, “The Resident.”
Awards & Achievements
Leeves has several nominations for numerous prestigious awards to date. For her outstanding work in “Frasier” the in 1994, was nominated for the “Best supporting actress – Series, miniseries or television film” Golden Globe Award. In 1995, she received the Viewers for Quality Television Award for “Best supporting actress in a Quality Comedy Series.” She was nominated five more times in that same category (1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000). In 1998, she was nominated for the “Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series” Primetime Emmy Award.
In 1999 and 2003, she was nominated for the “Best supporting actress – television series, musical or comedy” Satellite Award. She won the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2000 for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.” In 2001, she was nominated for the “Supporting Actress of the year in a comedy series” TV Guide Award. For “Hot in Cleveland,” she was nominated for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” for Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011.
Net Worth & Salary of Jane Leeves in 2021
Jane Leeves earned a lot of popularity from her TV show “Frasier” and became the highest-paid British actress in history. She also receives royalties every time one of the 200 episodes of the award-winning Frasier show is syndicated. After the Golden Globe Award nominee for the TV sitcom “Frasier,” she started earning $367,500 per episode.
As of April 2021, The veteran actor has completed 38 years in the acting industry and owns a net worth of $20 million. There is no doubt that she earned a massive sum of money from her acting career. She co-owns a production company named Bristol Cities with her Frasier co-star Peri Gilpin.
Jane Leeves is well known for her remarkable work in the TV show “Frasier.” She is an attractive actor and performer who enjoyed modest success on American TV. She has made her mark by acting in television, theatre, and film for the past 39 years. She initially studied ballet, but her ankle injury forced her to change careers. The actress is multi-talented as she didn’t confine her work just like a sitcom actress.
She has done movies, voice work, modeling, guest-starred on dramas such as Desperate and tackled singing and dancing on Broadway. Even behind the cameras, she is working as a producer as she co-founded the production company Bristol Cities with her Frasier co-star Peri Gilpin. Leeves is continuing to win the hearts of everyone in the world of entertainment by returning with her first drama series “The Resident.”