Courtney Thorne Smith is an American actress who appears mostly on TV. She has acted in some moves during the 80s but would eventually find her place on the silver screen with a few memorable roles. People mostly know her for the role of Alison Parker on “Melrose Place.”
Courtney started her acting career in the 80s. She appeared in some movies with “Welcome to 18” (1986) being her debuting role. She also appeared in some other notable movies during that period and her most memorable ones are “Lucas” (1986), “Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise” (1987), “Summer School” (1987) and “Side Out” (1990). She did not appear so much in movies later as she found her place on TV.
Her most notable role which marked her career was the one in “Melrose Place” where she played Alison Parker. After the show ended, an opportunity arose on “Ally McBeal” Courtney played the role of Georgina Thomas, but initially auditioned for the title role. We all know that the main role went to Calista Flockhart in the end. Courtney is also famous for playing Cheryl, the wife of Jim Beluchi in “According to Jim.” Finally, you will also remember Courtney in “Two and a Half Men” where she appeared for two seasons as the love interest of Alan Harper. Her latest appearances include “Fresh off the Boat” and “Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery” which comes out in 2017.
But Courtney Thorne Smith is more than just an actress. She is also a writer and a spokeswoman. In 2007 she published her first novel, titled “Outside In.” She is also the spokeswoman for Almay cosmetics and Atkins diet and she has her own line of cosmetic products.
Courtney Thorne Smith Net Worth and Salary
Acting on television and appering in moves has helped Courtney Thorne Smith to earn a very nice amount of money. She is very active as you are able to see though her endeavors. There are many different things which she likes to deal with and enjoys doing different things. Her many interests are also very cost effective for her. Her net worth is estimated at 8 million dollars as is reported.
Courtney Thorne Smith Husband and Children
Courtney Thorne Smith has had a busy dating career. She is currently married, but this is in fact her second marriage. First of all, she was in a relationship with her on screen love interest in “Melorse Place.” Courtney used to date Andrew Shue during the 90s, but they eventually broke up. In 2000, Courtney married for the first time. Her first husband was Andrew Conrad, who is genetics by profession. But they only stayed married for a year as the divorce already came in 2001.
They did not have any children. But fortunately for Courtney, she married for a second time in 2007. Roger Fishman is her current husband and he is the president of the marketing firm the Zizo Group, but he is also a book author which is how the couple actually meant. In 2008, he and Courtney had their first son named Jacob Emerson Fishman. She had him while being 40 years old and since Courtney was at the time appearing in “According to Jim” her pregnancy was first kept a secret and hidden. But when the time came for her to give birth, her pregnancy was also written into the show.
Courtney Thorne Smith Age
Courtney Thorne Smith was born in San Francisco, California and she grew up in Menlo Park. Her birthday is on November 8, 1967 so she is currently 49 years old. He father and mother are Walter Smith and Lora Thorne. But her parents got a divorce when she was seven years old and she spent her childhood transitioning between both parents. She has a sister who is a advertising executive named Jennifer. She also went to Menlo-Atherton High School and later attended and graduated from Tamalpais High School.
Courtney Thorne Smith Height and Weight
Courtney Thorne Smith is very cute and attractive even upon being on the brink of her 50s. She keeps her appearance well and is a very attractive blonde. Her measurements show her stance and stature and they come to 34-23-34 inches. She weighs 54 kg or 119 lbs and her height is 168 cm or 5 feet and 6 inches.
Is Courtney Thorne Smith a Lesbian?
Despite of many beliefs, Courtney Thorne Smith is not a lesbian. There was a rumor that was actually related to one of her co-workers and colleagues that she acted with, but Courtney is not gay herself. There have been many rumors about this but her past relationships and current marriage are there to confirm her sexuality. Courtney Thorne Smith is very much heterosexual.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Courtney Thorne Smith is from America and she has an American nationality. She is Caucasian by ethnicity.
|Born:||November 8 1967|
|Net Worth:||$ 8 million|
|Height:||168 cm or 5 feet and 6 inches|
|Weight:||54 kg or 119 lbs|
|Married to:||Roger Fishman|
|Children:||1 ( son – Jacob Emerson Fishman)|
|Education:||Tamalpais High School|