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Lucy DeCoutere Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Lucy DeCoutere was born on 5 September 1970, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, of Czech and British descent, and is an actress, best known for her role in the television series “Trailer Park Boys” in which she played the character Lucy. She’s also performed on stage and has done voice –over work too, during her career. All of her endeavors have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Lucy DeCoutere? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly earned through a career in acting. She stayed with the “Trailer Park Boys” franchise from 2001 up to 2016. She has also had other film projects, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Lucy DeCoutere Net Worth $500,000
Lucy attended Griffith University’s teachers college, and after graduating, would then go to grad school at Concordia University in Montreal. She completed her studies and would then try her hand at several jobs, including being a kindergarten teacher in South Korea.
DeCoutere’s first acting project was a small role in the film “The Hanging Garden”, which is about life and death, and was filmed in Nova Scotia, directed by Thom Fitzgerald. The following year, she then made an appearance in the docu-drama “Beefcake”, which is an acknowledgement of the influence of muscle magazines from the 1940s to the 1960s, and was nominated for three Genie Awards.
Her net worth would start to increase significantly when she was cast as Lucy in “Trailer Park Boys”. The mockumentary series is a continuation of a 1999 film of the same name, and focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents living in a fictional trailer park, some of whom are ex-convicts. It premiered on Showcase in 2001, and ran until the series finale in 2007. The popularity of “Trailer Park Boys” opened up more opportunities for her including three films – “The Movie”, “Countdown to Liquor Day”, and “Don’t Legalize It” which were released from 2006 to 2014. These films also helped increase DeCoutere’s net worth.
She also did other projects during this period, mainly in small roles again. She had a role in “The Event” which was again directed by Thom Fitzgerald. She also became a part of the two-part miniseries “Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion” which presented a fictionalized version of the Halifax Explosion. She was also part of another Fitzgerald television drama – “The Gospel According to the Blues”.
In 2014, Netflix planned to revive “Trailer Park Boys” for an eighth and ninth season. The show restarted in 2014 and continues to air. They also released an eight part series called “Trailer Park Boys Out of the Park Europe”. The series continued to its 11th season in 2017, however Lucy announced that she was resigning from the project the previous year.
For her personal life, it is known that Lucy was the first to publicly identify herself in alleging sexual assault against former CBC radio personality Jian Ghomeshi.
However, he was acquitted of all charges involving DeCoutere and six others, with the judge expressing doubt of the witness testimonies. It was also rumored that Lucy left “Trailer Park Boys” due to Mike Smith being arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman. She later released a statement, that she did not feel in danger and was a friend of Smith. She still lives by hers elf.