Kim Delaney was born on the 29th November 1961, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA of Irish and American descent. She is an actress, who is probably best recognized for starring in the role of Megan Donner in the TV series “CSI: Miami” (2002), playing Detective Diane Russell in the TV series “NYPD Blue” (1995-2003), and as Claudia Joy Holden/Lorraine Sullivan in the TV series “Army Wives” (2007-2012). Her acting career began in1981.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Kim Delaney is, as of mid- 2016? According to sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Kim’s net worth is equal to $3 million. Her careers in modeling as well as an actress have earned a big part of her wealth over time.
Kim Delaney Net Worth $3 Million
Kim Delaney was raised in a Roman Catholic family by her father, Jack Delaney, who worked for the United Auto Workers union, and her mother, Joan, who was a homemaker. She spent her childhood with four brothers in Roxborough. She attended J. W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School, and side by side with her education, she was taking steps towards her modeling career, working for the Elite model agency. Upon matriculation, she moved to New York, where she worked as a model, and parallel with that, she was taking acting classes under William Esper.
Kim’s professional acting career began in 1981, when she made her debut appearance in the soap opera “All My Children” (1981-1984), playing Jenny Gardner Nelson, for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. It was a great start for her career, as her net worth was firmly established. Afterwards, Kim earned a role in the film “That Was Then… This Is Now” (1985), and then appeared in several small roles in TV series and films such as “Hunter’s Blood” (1986), “Campus Man” (1987) and “Cracked Up” (1987), until she was selected for the role of Leslie Kleinberg in the TV series “L.A. Law” in the same year.
Subsequently, Kim began to feature in the main cast in the high production films and TV series such as “Something Is Out There” (1988) in the role of Mandy Estabrook, “Tour Of Duty” (1989) playing Alex Devlin, and “Lady Boss” (1992) as Lucky Santangelo. Before the 2000s, she also featured in such productions as “The Disappearance Of Christina” (1993), “Darkman II: The Return Of Durant” (1995), and “The Devil’s Child” (1997).
Her breakout role came in 1995, when she was chosen for the role of Detective Diane Russell in the ABC TV series “NYPD Blue” (1995-2003), for which she was twice nominated for Emmy Awards, and won her first Emmy Award in the category for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, which helped increas her net worth by a large margin.
Since then, her career has been in a constant rise, and so has her net worth. Thus, in the new decade, she was selected for the role of Kathleen Maguire in the TV series “Philly”, which lasted only one season from 2001 to 2002, but her next big role came in 2002, when she became a regular on the TV series “CSI: Miami” as Megan Donner, and later in its spin-off “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, starring alongside David Caruso, and Adam Rodriguez.
In 2004, she appeared as Dr. Samantha Hill in the NBC miniseries “10.5”, and two years later repeated her role in its sequel “10.5: Apocalypse”. The following year, she starred in another TV series entitled “The O.C.”, playing Rebecca Bloom.
Most recently, Kim featured in the role of Mary Todd Lincoln in the TV miniseries “To Appomattox” (2015), and currently she is filming “God Bless The Broken Road”, which will be released in 2017, and will contribute to her net worth as well.
Regarding her personal life, Kim Delaney has been married twice; her first husband was Charles Grant (1984-1988), and second was Joe Cortese (1989-1994), with whom she has a child. Later, she was engaged to Alan Barnette, but they broke up, and according to sources, she is currently single.
Kim Delaney trained in the Meisner technique with Joanne Baron at The William Esper Studio in her first year and with William Esper in second year.
She is the only girl born in the middle of four brothers. Ed Delaney and John Delaney before her, then Keith Delaney and Patrick Delaney. They are a tax lawyer, a television sports producer, a bartender and an accountant.
Graduated from John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School in Philadelphia in 1977.
2/19/02: She was given two years probation, a $300 fine and ordered to attend a safe driving class as a result of her arrest for drunken driving.
2002: She was arrested for drunk driving in Malibu, CA, when a witness called police to report an erratic driver. Police traced the license plate number they were given to Delaney and she was found at her home. After an investigation she was arrested and jailed. She was released the next morning and scheduled for a court appearance in February.