Brooke Langton was born on 27 November 1970, in Arizona USA, to a surgical nurse and a geologist, of Swedish descent. She is an actress, probably best known for her roles in the soap opera “Melrose Place” and the film “The Replacements”.
So just how rich is Brooke Langton at present? Sources state that Langton’s fortune reaches $2 million, as of late 2016. Her net worth has been earned during her acting career now spanning almost 25 years.
Brooke Langton Net Worth $2 Million
After her parents divorced in her childhood, Langton moved with her mother to Illinois, where she attended Herscher High School, and then to Euless, Texas, where she attended Lawrence Dale Bell High School. She eventually relocated to San Diego and enrolled at San Diego State University to study marine biology and screen-writing. She studied at Second City improv as well.
Langton then spent some time in Japan, working as a model in commercials, before in the early ’90s moving back to California to pursue acting an career.
After spending some time performing in theater in Portland and Texas, Langton made her television debut with guest starring roles in series such as “Freshman Dorm”, “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Baywatch” in 1992. Her film debut came two years later, with the role of a drug addict in the action film “Terminal Velocity”, and went on to appear in several television films, including “Moment of Truth: Cult Rescue” and “Eye of the Stalker”. She played Sarah Bowen in the short-lived ABC television series “Extreme” in 1995, and guest starred in shows like “Chicago Hope”, “The Single Guy” and “Party of Five”. Her wealth began to rise.
In 1996, Langton was cast as Samantha Reilly Campbell in the popular FOX prime time soap opera “Melrose Place”, during the show’s fifth season, a role which put her on the map in the acting world, and considerably added to her net worth. She remained on the show for another season, until 1998.
In the meantime, she also landed several film roles, such as in “Swingers”, “Listen”, “Mixed Signals” and “Reach the Rock”. In 1998 she was cast in the starring role of Angela Bennett in the short-lived USA Network series “The Net”, which was based on the same-titled 1995 film.
In 2000 Langton starred in the sports comedy film “The Replacements”, playing Keanu Reeves’ love interest Annabelle Farrell, considered her biggest feature credit, which significantly contributed to her popularity and to her wealth as well. Her other notable film parts of the time were in “Playing Mona Lisa”, “Kiss the Bride”, ” Partners” and “Beautiful Dreamer”. She also made numerous television guest appearances, such as in “Weeds” and “Monk”, and from 2007 to 2008 she played Jackie Miller in the drama series “Friday Night Lights” and Constance Griffiths in the crime drama “Life”.
In the years since, Langton made guest appearances in a number of series, including “The Closer”, “The Mentalist”, “Bones” and “The Glades”. Her most recent film parts have been in the 2015 “Oliver’s Deal”, “Impact Earth” and “Shifting Gears”; the same year she appeared in the Swedish television reality show called “Allt för Sverige” (“Everything for Sweden”), competing against other Swedish Americans for the prize of obtaining information about her Swedish ancestry.
When speaking about her personal life, Langton has yet to marry, and tends to keep her private life away from the media.
Comes from a long line of prospectors and geologists. Her grandfather was chief prospector for H.L. Hunt, and her father, Jackson Langton, was chief geologist for Phelps Dodge. Her Father published a memoir entitled, "All Trappers Don't Wear Fur Hats: The Prospector and His Protege".
Brooke was born in an on site hospital in an actual copper mine in Arizona. Her father was Chief Geologist for Phelps Dodge and later Vice President of Superior Oil. He has a published memoir of his called "A Prospectors Protege - All Trappers Do Not Wear Fur Hats".
Her role as the wife of Kyle Chandler's character in The Kingdom (2007), wound up on the cutting room floor.
Good friends with Catherine Oxenberg.
Father, Jackson Langton, wrote the published novel "All Trappers Do Not Wear Fur Hats"
Attended San Diego State University.
Began her career as a model, working primarily in Japan.
Honesty, integrity and perseverence!
On Keanu Reeves: They love Keanu and he was so generous with his responses. There was never even a hint that he found any of this intrusive.
"Keep your eye on the dough-nut not the hole" my father always said. Now, as adult, I understand. He was saying focus on what you love, your art...and not beyond it.
Simple formula for the actor, prove you're creative enough to get the job, sane enough to keep the job, and hungry enough to give up everything else to keep them happy.