- 1 Who is Nicollette Sheridan?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Nicollette Sheridan’s Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Roles in the Mid- and Late-1990s
- 7 Continued Success
- 8 Further Work
- 9 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 10 Personal Life
Who is Nicollette Sheridan?
Nicollette Sheridan was born on 21 November 1963 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, in Worthing, Sussex, England. She’s a 58-year-old actress and producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Paige Matheson in the CBS primetime soap opera “Knots Landing” (1986-1993), playing Edie Britt in the ABC mystery comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2009), and featuring as Alexis Carrington in The CW’s soap opera “Dynasty” (2018-2019).
How rich is she, as of now? Nicollette Sheridan’s Net Worth
As of mid-2022, Nicollette Sheridan’s net worth is estimated at over $25 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment. She has worked on more than 50 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the mid-1980s.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background
Nicollette Sheridan spent her early years in her hometown of Worthing, where she was raised by a single mother, actress Sally Adams, who gave birth to her when she was only 16 years old. Her father left them when she was a toddler, and she hasn’t seen him since. In 1969, her mother made an appearance in the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”, where she met actor Telly Savalas – they eventually married, and he adopted Nicollette. Her mother later gave birth to her half-brother named Nick Salavas. In 1973, she moved to the United States, so now holds both British and American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Nicollette hasn’t shared any details regarding her educational background.
Nicollette Sheridan initially pursued her professional career as a fashion model, gracing the cover of various fashion magazines, including Vogue and Cosmopolitan. Her acting career was launched in 1984, when she made her debut TV appearance as Taryn Blake in the primetime but short-lived soap opera “Paper Dolls”. It was followed up by her feature film debut in the 1985 romantic comedy film “The Sure Thing”, which was directed by Rob Reiner. She then played Banda Drake in the ABC thriller film “Dark Mansions”, and featured as Hattie Stubbs in the CBS mystery film “Dead Man’s Folly”, both released in 1986.
Rise to Prominence
Nicollette landed her breakthrough role when she joined the main cast of the CBS primetime soap opera “Knots Landing”, in which she starred as Paige Matheson from 1986 until the series ended in 1993. For her performance, she won the 1990 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress: Prime Time, as well as the 1991 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Heroine – Prime Time. Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects = in 1990, she took the lead role of Adrienne Erickson in the erotic drama film “Deceptions”, alongside Robert Davi and Harry Hamlin, and played Lucky Santangelo in the NBC adaptation of Jackie Collins’ bestselling novels “Lucky” and “Chances”. These were followed by her portrayal of Sara in the ABC crime drama film “Somebody’s Daughter” (1992).
Roles in the Mid- and Late-1990s
In 1994, Nicollette starred in the main roles of Jenny Barton in the NBC drama film “A Time To Heal”, opposite Gary Cole and Mara Wilson, and as Rowena Ecklund in the CBS thriller film “Shadows Of Desire”, directed by Sam Pillsbury. The following year, she played Marissa Blumenthal in the NBC sci-fi film “Virus”, which was followed by her portrayals of Veronique Ukrinsky in the parody spy film “Spy Hard”, and Anna Morse in the CBS crime drama film “The People Next Door”, both in 1996, then featured as Callain Pearson in the CBS sci-fi crime-drama film “Murder In My Mind” in 1997. She ended the decade with appearances as Alexandra Elston in the 1998 made-for-TV black comedy film “Dead Husbands”, broadcast on USA Network, and Helen Capel in the 2000 made-for-TV mystery thriller film “The Spiral Staircase”, which was aired on Fox.
From 2001 to 2002, Nicollette provided her voice to the character Eleanor in Walt Disney’s animated action-adventure comedy series “The Legend Of Tarzan”, which ran on UPN, and reprised the role in its direct-to-video sequel, entitled “Tarzan & Jane” later in 2002. In the same year, she played Misty in the direct-to-video sci-fi horror film “.com For Murder”, in which she shared the screen with Nastassja Kinski and Roger Daltrey. It was followed by her appearances as Donna Randal in the made-for-TV romantic thriller film “Deadly Betrayal”, directed by Jason Hreno, and Carrie in the action film “Lost Treasure”, opposite Stephen Baldwin, both film titles released in 2003. The next year, she starred in the role of Ann Culver in Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s fantasy thriller film “Deadly Visions”.
Nicollette’s next major role came when she was chosen to play Edie Britt in the critically acclaimed ABC mystery comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives”, appearing in more than 110 episodes from 2004 to 2009, sharing the screen with such actors as Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman. For her performance, she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film. Concurrently, she had the part of Diane in the action comedy film “Code Name: The Cleaner”, and voiced Nadia in the 3-D animated sci-fi comedy film “Fly Me To The Moon”, both in 2007.
In 2010, Nicollette featured as Lori Mays in the made-for-TV comedy film “Lee Mathers”, after which she played Eve Parker in the made-for-TV romantic comedy film “Honeymoon For One”, released on Hallmark Channel in 2011. The following year, she provided the voice of Zenna in the animated film “Noah”, and portrayed Betsy O’Connell in the independent comedy film “Jewtopia”, alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ivan Sergei.
In 2013, she co-produced and starred as Charlotte Hart in the Hallmark Channel family comedy film “The Christmas Spirit”, opposite Bart Johnson. It was followed by her portrayals of Robin Peters in the 2014 black comedy film “Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife”, and as Cass in the 2016 Hallmark Channel romantic comedy film “All Yours”, for which she also served as an executive producer. From 2018 to 2019, Nicollette was cast as Alexis Carrington in The CW’s remake of the 1980s soap opera “Dynasty”.
Most recently, it’s announced that she will play Gentry in the upcoming made-for-TV drama film “The Chameleon”.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Nicollette Sheridan has long blonde-dyed hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.71m), weighs around 137lbs (62kgs), with vital statistics of 33-24-35, bra size 34D, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 9 (US).
During the 1980s, Nicollette Sheridan was romantically involved with singer-songwriter Leif Garrett, and actor Scott Baio. She and actor Harry Hamlin exchanged their wedding vows at a wedding ceremony held on 7 September 1991, but the marriage was short-lived, since they divorced in the summer of 1992.
Afterwards, she was in a relationship with singer Michael Bolton for three years through 1995, then following their split, she dated Simon Main until he was arrested in 2000 for selling ecstasy. In 2004 she started a romance with Swedish personal trainer Nicklas Söderblom, and they engaged on New Year’s Eve 2004, but eventually called it off in 2005. She then rekindled her romance with Michael Bolton, and they became engaged in 2006, however, they ended their engagement in 2008.
In December 2015, she tied the knot with Aaron Phypers, but they parted ways just six months later, and their divorce was finalised in August 2018. It seems that her current relationship status is single.