Laura Linney Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Children and Biography

laura linney
Net Worth $10 Million
Name Laura Linney
Date of Birth 5 February 1964
Age 60 Years Old
Gender Female

Laura Linney Net Worth

$10 Million

Laura Linney aka Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress and model. As of 2024, Laura Linney’s net worth is $10 million. She mainly works in the American film and television industry. She is a singer too. She entered the field of acting by taking small roles in movies in the 90s but rose to fame by playing Jim Carrey’s wife in a movie called ‘The Truman Show’. She is very well known for her roles in Netflix super hit series called Ozark.

She has been a part of several critically acclaimed television series and movies. She has done a significant amount of theatre too. Laura Linney prides herself with two Golden Globes awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards along with a nomination for five Tony Awards and three Academy Awards. She is very active on social media and has a huge fan following.

Laura Linney Wiki/Biography

Born 5 February 1964, Laura Linney’s age is 60 Years Old as of 2024. She was born and brought up in New York City, United States. She holds an American nationality and has her belief in Christian religion.

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Laura Linney Childhood Pic

She completed her primary education from Northfield Mount Hermon School in New England. After that, she attended the prestigious Northwestern University and after that transferred to Brown University. After that, she moved to the prestigious The Julliard School to polish her acting skills. While in college, she actively took part in various plays.

Name Laura Linney
Full Name Laura Leggett Linney
Net Worth $10 Million
Date of Birth 5 February 1964
Age 60 Years Old
Birth Place New York City, United States
Currently Live In Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actress and Model
Debut Film: Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)
TV Series: Class of ’61 (1993)
Years Active 1990 – Present
Famous Role Samantha “Sammy” Prescott in Film You Can Count on Me (2000)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity English, Irish, Scottish and German Descent
Hometown New York City, United States
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
School/High School Northfield Mount Hermon School, New England
The Juilliard School, New York
College/University Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Husband & Relationships

Laura Linney’s parents are Romulus Linney and Ann Leggett. Laura Linney’s father’s name is Romulus Linney who is a playwright and professor by profession.

Laura Linney’s mother’s name is Ann Leggett who is a nurse at a Cancer Hospital by profession. Her parents divorced when she was only 6 months old and she was raised by her mother in Manhattan.

She has one half-siblings. Her half-sister’s name is Susan Linney.

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Laura Linney with her Sister

Laura Linney’s marital status is married. She has been married to Marc Schauer since 2009.

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Laura Linney with her Husband (Marc Schauer)

She was previously married to David Adkins from 1995-2000.

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Laura Linney with her Ex Husband (David Adkins)

In 2014 she gave birth to her son named Bennett Armistead Schauer.

Father Name Romulus Linney
Mother Name Ann Leggett
Brother Name
Sister Name Susan Linney
Boyfriend Marc Schauer
David Adkins (Ex)
Marital Status Married
Husband Name Marc Schauer
David Adkins (Ex)
Children Bennett Armistead Schauer (Son)

Physical Appearance

Laura Linney is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has an appealing smile and a toned physique.

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She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs around 55 Kg. Her hair color is blonde and she has mesmerizing blue eyes.

Height (Approx) in centimeters: 176 cm
in meters: 1.76 m
in feet inches: 5’ 8”
Weight (Approx) in kilograms: 55 kg
in pounds: 121 lbs
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde


Laura started her career in the 90s by doing small roles in some movies like Lorenzo’s oil, searching for Bobby Fischer, Dave etc. In1993 she starred in television miniseries called Tales of the city and in 1998 she appeared in it’s sequel called More tales of the city. In 1994 she made an appearance on an episode of television series called Law and Order. Simultaneously, she kept on performing on various shows on Broadway and at other places. This really helped her in polishing her acting skills.

From 1995-1997 she starred in a lot of thriller movies like Congo, Prinal fear and Absolute power. She got her breakthrough role of playing Jum Carrey’s wife in The Truman Show (1998). In 2000 she was part of a movie called You can count on me. This movie was met with highly positive reviews by the critics and audiences. In 2001 she reprised her role from ‘Tales of the city’ in ‘Further tales of the city’.

In 2002 she was part if a television movie called ‘Wild Irirs’. She won an emmy award for her performance in the movie. In the same year she did a Broadway rendition of the classic ‘The Crucible’ with Liam Neeson. In the same year she appeared in a Children’s CD called Philadelphia Chickens.

In 2003 she appeared in a movie by Clint Eastwood called ‘Mystic Rivers’. Laura’s performance in the movie was highly appreciated and she even received a BAFTA nomination for the same. In 2004 she played Liam Neeson’s wife in the movie called Kinsey. In the same year she was part of a Broadwat production called ‘Sight unseen’.

In 2005 she was part of a comedy movie called The Squid and The Whale. In 2006 she appeared in two movies namely ‘Man of the year’ and ‘The Nanny Diaries’. In the same year she appeared in an Australian movie called ‘Jindabyne’. In 2007 she was part of a black comedy movie called ‘The Jenkins’.

The next year she was part of a miniseries called John Adams. This miniseries won a staggering number of 13 primetime emmy awards. In 2008 she was part of the Broadway revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. She has also hosted a show called Masterpiece Classic since 2009.

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