Michelle Stafford Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Michelle Stafford was born on the 14th September 1965 in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress, best known to the world for her long-running role of Phyllis Summers in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” (1994-2015), and as Nina Reeves in another soap opera “General Hospital” (2014-2017), among other differing roles. Stafford’s career started in the early ‘90s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Michelle Stafford is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Stafford’s net worth is as high as $15 million earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.
Michelle Stafford Net Worth $15 Million
Although born in Chicago, she spent her childhood in Montrose, California, with her older sister Janine, and where she went to high school, and after matriculation started pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a model and actress.
Michelle’s career started in 1990 when she was selected for the role of Frankie in the TV series “Tribes”, while three years later she had a small role in the film “Body of Influence”, and then in 1994 was cast in the role of Phyllis Summers in the daytime soap opera “The Young and the Restless”. The role was supposed to be a short term, however, thanks to her skills and popularity with audiences, the producers decided to keep Michelle and her character in the show. However, three years later, she left the series to focus on other chances that would appear for her., but she was brought back to the show, and had one more character to portray, Sheila Carter and the original of Phyllis Summers. She subsequently stayed in the show until 2015, when she decided to leave for final time. The role of Phyllis celebrated her as an actress, and won her two Daytime Emmy Awards, and nine nominations, as well as contributing significantly to her net worth.
Meantime, in 1997 Michelle played Joanna Hadley in the soap opera “Pacific Palisades”, but after only 13 episodes the show was cancelled. Two years later she appeared in the crime drama film “Double Jeopardy”, starring Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones and Bruce Greenwood. Her next big role was in the television film “Like Mother, Like Daughter”, appearing next to William R. Moses and Dani Kind, while in 2008 she starred in the action thriller “3 Days Gone”, with Christopher Backus and Charles Wesley, adding steadily to her net worth.
More recently, Michelle founded her own web site called “The Stafford Project”, and was selected for the role of Nina Reeves in the soap opera “General Hospital”, playing the character since 2014. Apart from acting, Michelle also has a related business, having launched a skin care product line called Skin Nation, the sales of which have also increased her net worth.
Regarding her personal life, Michelle is the mother of two, born through surrogacy; there is no public information on possible relationships.
Has 2 children who were born with the help of surrogate mother - a daughter named Natalia Scout Lee Stafford (b.December 21, 2009, she weighed in at 8 lbs, 3 oz at birth) and a son named Jameson Jones Lee Stafford (b.October 23, 2015).
Grew up in Los Angeles.
At age 18, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, but it wasn't malignant.
Father was a lawyer and mother was an executive at Universal Studios.
(on turning to surrogacy) After a three-year journey through hell, I'm elated, ecstatic and feel ultimately lucky to be able to announce I'm expecting my own child via surrogate in December.