Alex Borstein is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She gained instant success when she entered into the entertainment industry. Alex is known for playing Lois Griffin on the animated television series Family Guy. Her role got so popular that she is recognized with the name even after so many years. Apart from that, she has been a part of MADtv which also became quite popular and ran for many years. She became a winner of Emmy’s two times in a row thanks to her wonderful portrayal in so many amazing dramas. She is loved for her great acting skills and one of the most respected senior actors.
While Alex was working for the family guy she could easily earn $100,000 per episode. The series became so popular the sales of DVDs and merchandise increased to a new level altogether. It helped the cast earn a little more than just their salary. During the years of her work in this show, she earned a lot more than expected.
Alex was born on February 15th, 1973 in Illinois. She grew up with her parents Irv and Judy and has two more brothers. The family was very close and since childhood, she was a pampered child. She belongs to a Jewish family and her family was a good follower of the religion. They didn’t have a big house or a lot of money so her brothers started getting jobs at a young age. Alex’s parents were both working in the mental health industry and could earn a decent amount of money. She graduated in 1989 and got admission to San Francisco state university.
The net worth of Alex is estimated to be $24 million and she is one of the richest and most prominent actors in the industry. She has won many prominent awards for her good portrayal in films and TV shows. Her source of income is steady and she is the brand ambassador of many famous brands too.
Alex had a wonderful career graph and worked hard in improving her acting skills all this while. One of her most prominent shows has been a family guy while she has worked in many other prominent series. Apart from the television industry, she got the chance to star in many films. She has also given her voice in some movies. Here are the names of some hit shows and movies that she has worked in.
- The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
- Catwoman (2004)
- Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
- ParaNorman (2012)
- The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
- Robot Chicken (2005–2020)
Alex got married to another actor, writer Jackson Douglas and they both met at ACME Comedy Theater. The liking was mutual which soon turned into love. He proposed to her when they were working on a MADtv sketch. The couple was blessed with a son and a daughter but they got a divorce in 2014. According to the settlement in court they both shared the assets equally. They have a joint apartment in NYC which is worth $1.2 million while having other separate properties too.