Deborah Mailman Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Deborah Mailman net worth

Read about Deborah Mailman net worth, age, husband, children, height, family, parents, salary, movies and tv shows as well as other information you need to know.


Deborah Mailman is an Australian television and film actress, and singer. Mailman played the character Kelly Lewis on the Australian television series The Secret Life of Us and Cherie Butterfield in the Australian comedy/drama series Offspring.

Mailman portrayed the role of Lorraine in the Australian TV series Redfern Now and Aunt Linda in the television program Cleverman. Mailman is the main character in the Australian TV series Total Control. She was the first Aboriginal actress to win the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and has gone on to win four more both in television and film.

She first gained recognition in the 1998 film Radiance for which she won her first AFI award. She has had roles in Rabbit-Proof Fence, Bran Nue Dae, Oddball, The Sapphires, Paper Planes, Mental, Blinky Bill the Movie, Combat Wombat, H Is for Happiness and The Book of Revelation.

Early life

NameDeborah Mailman
Net Worth$3 million
OccupationActress, Singer
Age50 years
Deborah Mailman Net Worth

Deborah Jane Mailman AM was born on July 14, 1972 (age 50 years) in Mount Isa in northwest Queensland, Australia. She is one of five children of Wally Mailman and Jane Mailman. She has both Aboriginal (Bidjara) and Māori (Ngāti Porou and Te Arawa) heritage. In 1992, she graduated from Queensland University of Technology Academy of the Arts with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in performing arts.


Deborah Mailman played the role of Kate in a La Boite Theatre production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew in 1994. Other early stage roles include the solo show The Seven Stages of Grieving (which she co-wrote with Wesley Enoch) for Kooemba Jdarra, Queensland Theatre Company’s 1997 revival of Louis Nowra’s play Radiance, and Cordelia in King Lear for Bell Shakespeare in 1998.

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Mailman made her film debut in 1998 as Nona in the Australian independent film Radiance (based on the play), for which she won the AFI Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She had a role in The Secret Life of Us, for which she was twice awarded Most Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series at the Logies (2002 and 2004). Mailman was part of the Leah Purcell documentary Black Chicks Talking (2001), where she discussed her Aboriginal heritage.

In 2006, she took part in a four-part television documentary series with Cathy Freeman called Going Bush, where the pair set off on a journey from Broome to Arnhem Land spending time with Indigenous communities along the way. She appeared in the Play School TV series and was part of The Actors Company for the Sydney Theatre Company (2006–2007). She was a presenter on the ABC Television show Message Stick.

She appeared in the film Rabbit-Proof Fence. She played a lead role in the 2010 musical film Bran Nue Dae. In the play The Sapphires and the subsequent film of the same name she played the role of singer Gail McCrae. She was awarded an Inside Film Award for her short film Ralph, which starred Madeleine Madden. From 2010 to 2014, she played the role of Cherie Butterfield in Channel Ten’s Offspring drama series.

In 2012, Deborah Mailman starred in Redfern Now, an indigenous mini-series for ABC. On 29 January 2015, Mailman co-hosted the AACTA Awards with Cate Blanchett. Mailman started as Maureen Prescott in Paper Planes, released on 15 January 2015. She then appeared as Mayor Lake in Oddball and the voice of Blinky Bill’s mother in Blinky Bill the Movie.

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On 18 February 2015, Mailman joined the Sydney Opera House Trust. In 2019, Mailman was appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Screen Australia Board. In 2019, she starred as politician Alex Irving in the series Total Control, produced by Blackfella Films and screened on ABC.


Deborah Mailman is married to Matthew Coonan, they had their wedding in Australia. The couple has two children. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.91m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.

Deborah Mailman net worth

How much is Deborah Mailman worth? Deborah Mailman net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as an actress and singer. Deborah Mailman’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $450,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.

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