With over three decades of tenure, American stand up comedian and actress Susie Essman has been a heartthrob of the entertainment industry. She has played several roles in TV shows such as True Colors, The King of Queens, Weird Loners, and The Goldbergs. Susie has also acted in the movies such as The Man, Cop Out, Putzel, and Band-Aid.
Apart from her acting career, she is an author who has penned a book, What Would Susie Say published in October 2009.
Four Step-Children With Real Estate Broker Husband!
Susie Essman falls into the category of the celebrity who got married later in life. She was at the age of 53 when she got hitched to a commercial real estate broker, Jim Harder. Their September 2008 wedding took place at the Friars Club in Manhattan where a minister of the American Fellowship Church, Tom Fontana officiated their wedding.
Her husband Jim, who is a son of a retired lawyer, worked in Albany as a commercial real estate broker. In his family, he has an interior designer brother named Michael Harder. Susie was already friends with his designer brother before their marriage and Jim met her while attending Michael's house in New York during the weekend of Thanksgiving in 2003.
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According to Susie, her then-friend Michael (now brother-in-law) never bothered introducing her to Jim. He thought that she might never like him as his brother Jim was already divorced and had four kids from his previous relationship. While the other reason was, he used to live a couple of miles away from New York, but in the end, all turned out well for Susie and Jim.
Susie Essman with her husband, Jim Harder, and step-daughter, Cyndi Harder, at a suburban house outside of Albany (Photo: nytimes.com)
The American stand-up comedian is a proud stepmother of her four children including a daughter named Cyndi Harder. The children's age ranges from 19 to 24, and they resided at a few miles away from their parents' apartment in a suburb outside Albany. Susie never had a desire for children but took her motherhood with the blessings of four children of her husband.
How Much Is Susie Essman's Net Worth?
Susie, age 63, accumulates the net worth of $8 million from her career as an American stand-up comedian and actress. Her 2000 film Keeping the Faith grossed a box office of $59.9 million in a production budget of $29 million.
Likewise, her longest stint in TV shows like American Dad! (2009 to present), Broad City (2015 to 2017), Those Who Can't (2016 and running), and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2015 to 2018) has served her to add some decent amount of payrolls.
Born on 31 May 2005, Susie Essman is a native of New York City, New York. Her family roots links towards the countries like Russia and Poland. Her late father, Leonard Essman was an Internist and her mother Zora was a Russian teacher at Sarah Lawrence College.
The actress graduated with a bachelor's degree from SUNY Purchase College. Susie has a height of 1.57 m (5 feet 2 inches) and has maintained a casual weight.