Annie Potts Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Movies, TV Shows

Annie Potts net worth

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Annie Potts is an American actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Corvette Summer (1978) and won a Genie Award for Heartaches (1981), before appearing in Ghostbusters (1984), Pretty in Pink (1986), Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986), Who’s Harry Crumb? (1989), and Ghostbusters II (1989). She voiced Bo Peep in the first two and fourth films of the Toy Story franchise (1995-1999, 2019-present).

Potts played Mary Jo Jackson Shively on the CBS sitcom Designing Women (1986–1993). She was nominated for a 1994 Primetime Emmy Award for playing Dana Palladino on the CBS sitcom Love & War (1993–1995), she played teacher Louanne Johnson on ABC drama Dangerous Minds for one season from 1996 to 1997, and was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1998 and 1999 for playing Mary Elizabeth Sims in the Lifetime drama series Any Day Now (1998–2002). Her other television credits include GCB (2012), The Fosters (2013–2018), and Young Sheldon (2017–present).

Early life

NameAnnie Potts
Net Worth$25 million
Age69 years
Annie Potts net worth 2022

Anne Hampton Potts was born on October 28, 1952 (age 69 years) in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. She is the third child of Dorothy Harris Billingslea and Powell Grisette Potts. Her older sisters are Mary Eleanor (Potts) Hovious and Elizabeth Grissette (“Dollie”) Potts. They grew up in Franklin, Kentucky, where she graduated from Franklin-Simpson High School in 1970.

Potts attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theater. Potts and her first husband, Steven Hartley, were in a car accident that left several bones below her waist broken, including compound fractures to both legs, and the loss of the heel of her right foot; Hartley lost his left leg.


Annie Potts made her debut on the big screen in 1978 in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer comedy film Corvette Summer, with Mark Hamill. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 1979 for her role in the film. In 1982, she won Genie Awards for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress for her role in the film Heartaches, about a young woman married to a stock car racer and carrying his friend’s child.

Potts played Edith Bedelmeyer in 1980, a woman who shared an attic apartment with three other women (played by Georgia Engel, Lorna Patterson, and Francine Tacker) on the short-lived comedy series, Goodtime Girls.

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She played receptionist Janine Melnitz in the Ghostbusters film series; being from Tennessee, Potts created the character’s trademark New York accent based on a friend who was from the city. She then achieved fame as pragmatic interior designer Mary Jo Shively on the CBS television sitcom Designing Women (1986–1993) and has had a wide variety of prominent roles in both television and film.

Annie Potts was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1994 for her role as Dana Palladino on Love & War (1993–1995). Other notable roles include Mary Elizabeth (O’Brien) Sims on the Lifetime Television drama series Any Day Now (1998–2002), for which she was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series.

Potts appeared in the voice of Bo Peep in three of the Toy Story films, a supporting role in John Hughes’s Pretty in Pink, and guest-starring roles on such CBS television series as Magnum, P.I., Joan of Arcadia, Close to Home, Two and a Half Men, and ABC’s Men in Trees, Ugly Betty, and Boston Legal. She played a recurring role as Sophie Devere in the NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit from 2005 to 2009.

She has done work on audiobooks; including as the narrator and heroine of Larry McMurtry’s Telegraph Days, winning the 2007 Audie Award for Solo Narration-Female, for her portrayal. Annie Potts starred in the film version of McMurtry’s Texasville, a sequel to The Last Picture Show. She made her Broadway debut upon joining the cast of the Tony Award-winning plays God of Carnage on November 17, 2009, succeeding Hope Davis in the role.

In 2012, Potts starred as Elizabeth “Gigi” Stopper in ABC’s comedy-drama series GCB, with Leslie Bibb, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Aspen, Miriam Shor, and Marisol Nichols. She says she based her portrayal of the character on Dixie Carter, adding, “Were she still alive, the role would have been hers and should have been.”

Annie Potts also played a leading role in the 2012 Hallmark Channel original musical movie The Music Teacher, about a high-school music teacher who is on the brink of losing her beloved school music program because of district budget cuts. In an effort to spare the program, Daley’s former students band together to stage a musical to raise money to keep the program alive.

Potts signed on for the lead role of the ABC comedy-drama pilot Murder in Manhattan in March 2013 about a mother and daughter who team up as amateur sleuths. ABC later looked for a cable network to distribute the series, opting not to air it on network television. In late 2013, it was announced that Potts would join Diane Paulus’ critically acclaimed revival of Pippin beginning January 21, 2014.

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She replaced Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh in the role of Pippin’s grandmother Berthe. This marked her first appearance in a Broadway musical. Starting in 2017, Annie Potts is a series regular on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon as Connie “Meemaw” Tucker.


Annie Potts is currently married to James Hayman, they had their wedding in 1990. She is a mother of three sons: Clay (with third husband Scott Senechal, married 1981), and two with James Hayman: James (called Doc, born 1992), and Harry (born 1996). She also has one grandson, Cassius, born July 12, 2021. Potts is a board member of Stephens College and has been instrumental in fundraising efforts for the college for many years.

Annie Potts net worth

How much is Annie Potts worth? Annie Potts net worth is estimated at around $25 million. Her main source of income is from her career as an actress. Potts successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in the United States.