Jennete McCurdy-Net Worth,Money and more
Net Worth – $ 185 million
Jennette McCurdy is an American film and television actress, pop singer and song writer. She is particularly known for her role of Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly and for her role in currently on air series Sam and Cat. Some of her best known television appearances have been in shows including True Jackson VP, Zoey 101, Malcolm in the Middle, Will & Grace, Strong Medicine, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Inside and Judging Amy. The 21-year-old Jennette McCurdy has taken the No. 1 spot on People with Money’s top 10 highest-paid television actresses for 2014 with an estimated $58 million in combined earnings from all her sources of income.
Jennette McCurdy was born in Garden Grove, California, on June 26, 1992. As a child she gained interest in acting after watching Harrison Ford in Star Wars. She wanted to be an actress from the time when she was as small as seven years old. She started her acting career at the young age of eight, on MAD TV. McCurdy got the chance to act with her inspiration, Harrison Ford in the 2003 movie Hollywood Homicide. Some other notable roles for Jennette include, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Lincoln Heights, and role of Bertha in Fred: The Movie based on a You Tube series about Fred Figglehorn. She has had a starring role on the iCarly series which airs on Nickelodeon since 2007.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS FOR ACTING
She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for both her role on iCarly in 2008, and for her outstanding performance in the role of Dory Sorenson in the made for TV movie, “The Last Day of Summer”. Then in 2009 she was nominated and won the 2009 Teen Choice Award in the Favorite TV Sidekick category for her work on iCarly.
In 2008, McCurdy announced the start of her music career on her official website. She sang her first two singles “So Close” and “Homeless Heart” in 2009. She sang “Homeless Heart” for her friend Cody Waters, who died at the age of 9 due to brain cancer. She donated the 20 per cent earnings from this song to Cody Waters Foundation. Till now she has 8 listings on her music chart. She is currently working on two albums and one single, both of which are likely to be announced in early 2015.
McCurdy is an active supporter of the Cody Waters Foundation, she was also active in campaigns such as stopping child soldiers (she is in the Invisible Children Inc. group and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. McCurdy did a PSA (Public Service Announcement) for Safe Kids USA. The PSA was aired on both the Nickelodeon and Teen Nick Channels. Currently McCurdy serves as a Star Power Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization that encourages other young people to commit their time, energy and resources to help other kids and help Starlight to brighten the lives of seriously ill children.
McCurdy mother Debra suffered from breast cancer and McCurdy herself composed and published an article titled “Off-Camera, My Mom’s Fight with Cancer” to the Wall Street Journal, which describes her mother ordeal, and how the family coped. She also offers tips and resources on living with such a situation, given out by McCurdy herself to anyone interested. McCurdy briefly dated NBA player Andre Drummond in September, 2013. The affair itself had been much controversial, despite the fact that it was too short termed.
WEALTH AND PROPERTY
The American actress has an estimated net worth of $185 million. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with Cover Girl cosmetics. She also owns several restaurants (the “Fat McCurdy Burger” chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the “Long Beach Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure WondermcCurdy – US), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Jennette) and a fashion line called “Jennette McCurdy Seduction”. According to People With Money reports McCurdy is one of the highest-paid actress in the world, pulling in an astonishing $58 million between February 2013 and February 2014, a nearly $30 million lead over her closest competitor. Recently McCurdy has bought a double storey house worth $905,000 in Studio City, Los Angeles. Her place is a three bedroom, three bath home stuffed with modern amenities like a hot tub, gourmet kitchen, a swanky tea room. The home offers beautiful views of the city and has narrow private decks. She is planning to move to her new house very soon.
Recently, lingerie photos of Jennete were leaked on internet, which locally caught much media attention. She claimed that the only one to whom she sent these racy photos was her short term boyfriend, Andre Drummond. She alleged that no one except Drummond could have done this. However, Drummond clearly stated that he has nothing to do with the leaks.
The memorable one liners from McCurdy’s dialogues are: “I see nothing wrong with taking advantage of the stupid.” – Sam Puckett on iCarly “We dont have a fridge. My mom was dating a pirate and he took it.” – Sam Puckett on iCarly ” My mom has bunions. Will you come over and help me rub them?” – Sam Puckett on iCarly “No worries, I like hitting ladies with pineapples.” Sam Puckett on iCarly ” So I just walked into the fanciest hotel in Nashville with a moustaches and goatee sharpie’d on my face. No shame.” – Jennette McCurdy tweet “Irish wristwatch. Say it five times fast….. Yeah, me neither.”