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Lori Petty was born on 14th October 1963, in Chattanooga, Tennessee USA, and is an actress, best known for her roles in such movies as “Point Break” (1991), “A League of Their Own” (1992), “Free Willy” (1993), and “Tank Girl” (1995). Petty’s career started in 1985.
Have you ever wondered how rich Lori Petty is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Petty’s net worth is around $3 million, an amount earned through her successful acting career. In addition to her commitments on film, Petty also works in TV series which have also improved her wealth.
Lori Petty Net Worth $3 Million
Lori Petty was born the oldest of three children and a daughter of a Pentecostal minister. Petty went to the North High School in Sioux City, Iowa, from where she matriculated in 1981. Before pursued her acting career, Lori worked as a graphic designer in Omaha, Nebraska.
Petty’s first on-screen appearance came in an episode of “The Equalizer” in 1985, and then she played in an episode of “The Twilight Zone” in 1986. Lori ended the ‘80s with roles in several TV movies and the TV series “Booker” (1989-1990) starring Richard Grieco. She became popular in the early ‘90s with parts in such movies as “Cadillac Man” (1990) alongside Robin Williams, Tim Robbins, and Pamela Reed, and in Kathryn Bigelow’s “Point Break” (1991) with Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves. With Tom Hanks and Geena Davis, Petty co-starred in Penny Marshall’s Golden Globe-nominated comedy “A League of Their Own” in 1992. In 1993, she starred in “Free Willy”, and thanks to the commercial success of the movie with over $150 million earned, Petty’s net worth increased significantly.
In the mid-90s, Lori played in “The Glass Shield” (1994) alongside Michael Boatman and Ice Cube, and starred in “Tank Girl” (1995) with Ice-T and Naomi Watts. She ended the decade with roles in the comedy “Relax… It’s Just Sex” (1998) and in seven episodes of “Brimstone” (1998-1999). Lori failed to secure a notable role in the 2000s, but appeared in three episodes of “House” (2008-2009) and two episodes of “Prison Break” (2009). After taking a break from filming, Petty currently plays Lolly Whitehill in the series “Orange Is the New Black” (2014- present). Most recently, she has completed filming “Fear, Love, and Agoraphobia” (2016) and “Dead Awake” (2016), which also increased her net worth.
Petty also directed the movie “The Poker House” in 2008, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javon Johnson, and Sophi Bairley, but apparently in isolation.
Regarding her personal life, Lori Petty’s most intimate details such as marital status and the number of children are unknown as she successfully manages to keep them out of the public eye. It is known that she is a vegetarian. She received five years probation for a misdemeanor charge for drink-driving in 2009.