Teri Hatcher rose to fame for her parts in the renowned American series Desperate Housewives and the 18th James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies.
Teri Lynn Hatcher, who was born in Palo Alto, California in December 1964, is the actress’ full name.
Teri Lynn Hatcher was born Teri Hatcher on December 8, 1964, in Palo Alto, California. Her father, Owen, was an electrical engineer and nuclear physicist, while her mother Esther worked as a computer programmer for Lockheed Martin.
Teri, who was raised in Sunnyvale, California, trained ballet at the San Juan School of Dance.
She went to Fremont High School, where she led the Featherettes dance team and won the title of “Most Likely to Become a Solid Gold Dancer.”
Hatcher attended De Anza College after receiving his diploma in 1982 to study engineering and mathematics and to take acting training at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Teri disclosed in 2006 that she had been sexually molested by her uncle Richard Hayes Stone ever since she was 5 years old.
She assisted Santa Clara County prosecutors with their case against him in 2002 when one of Stone’s 14-year-old victims committed suicide. Stone was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to four charges of molestation, and on August 19, 2008, he passed away in custody from colon cancer.
Teri Hatcher’s Age, Height, and Weight
Teri Hatcher was born on December 8, 1964, making her 57 years old as of 2022. She weighs 55 kg and is 1.68 meters tall.
Teri wed Marcus Leithold on June 4, 1988, and the two parted ways a year later. She later married actor Jon Tenney on May 27, 1994, and the couple received their daughter Emerson on November 10, 1997.
In 2003, Hatcher and Tenney divorced, and they agreed to share custody of Emerson.
Teri sustained two broken ribs when filming “Desperate Housewives” while pole dancing, and in another incident, she got a scrape on her cornea when a lightbulb exploded close to her.
Hatcher has contributed to a number of charitable organizations, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
In addition, she received an Aviva “Impact” Award in 2010 and a “Spirit of Compassion” Award in 1996 for her work with the Aviva Family and Children’s Services center.
At the 2009 Noble Humanitarian Awards, she was also given a “Noble Award.”
In 1984, Hatcher became a member of the San Francisco 49ers’ cheerleader squad, the Gold Rush, and then traveled to Hollywood to support a friend at an open casting call.
Teri appeared in “The Love Boat” after being cast based on her audition, and between 1986 and 1990, she appeared in six episodes of the ABC drama “MacGyver” as actress Penny Parker.
She also had recurrent parts on “Capitol” (1986-1987) and “Karen’s Song” during this time, as well as guest appearances on “Night Court” (1987), “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1989), “L.A. Law” (1989), “Murphy Brown” (1990), and “Tales from the Crypt” (1990).
(1987). Hatcher closed the 1980s by landing her first two movie roles as Gretchen in “The Big Picture” and Katherine “Kiki” Tango in “Tango & Cash.”
She co-starred in “Soapdish” in 1991 alongside Sally Field and Kevin Kline, made appearances in the TV movies “The Brotherhood” and “Dead in the Water,” and played the lead on the CBS drama “Sunday Dinner.”
When she broke up with Jerry in the 1993 episode of “Seinfeld” titled “The Implant,” Teri made headlines for saying, “They’re real, and they’re spectacular.” She later returned to the character in “The Pilot” in the fourth season and in the series finale.
On “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” which aired from 1993 to 1997, Teri Hatcher played Lois Lane to Dean Cain’s Clark Kent. In 1995, a picture of Teri draped in Superman’s cape was the internet’s most downloaded image for months.
Hatcher co-wrote the season three episode “It’s a Small World After All,” and her performance on the program led to a hosting position on “Saturday Night Live” in 1996.
She played Paris Carver in the James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies” the next year, and readers of “FHM” magazine named her the sexiest woman in the world.
Teri made an appearance as a guest star on “Frasier” in 1998, and she also made an appearance in the $147.9 million box office hit “Spy Kids” in 2001. With Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria, and Felicity Huffman as her co-stars in “Desperate Housewives,” Hatcher got the role of Susan Mayer that year.
With a salary of $285,000 for each episode, Teri was one of TV’s highest-paid actresses in 2006. The popular series broadcast 180 episodes over eight seasons.
While acting in “Desperate Housewives,” Hatcher also made appearances in the movies “Resurrecting the Champ” (2007), “Coraline” (2009), and “Smallville” (2010) as Lois Lane’s mother in a cameo role.
Additionally, she sang the Carrie Underwood song “Before He Cheats” on “Idol Gives Back” in 2008 and The Beatles’ “Good Night” on the charity album “Unexpected Dreams” in 2006.
Teri provided the voice for “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” on Disney Junior as well as the animated Disney movies “Planes” (2013) and “Planes: Fire & Rescue” (2014). (2013–2014).
She played Rhea, Queen of Daxam in eight episodes of “Supergirl” in 2017 after having a recurring role on the CBS version of “The Odd Couple” from 2016 to 2017.
Hatcher launched her YouTube channel, “Hatching Change,” in 2018, and she made an appearance in the 2019 film “Madness in the Method,” which was directed by Jason Mewes.
Teri Hatcher’s Net Worth and Salary
Teri Hatcher is an American actress and author who has a net worth of $50 million dollars.