Nancy Ann Travis was born on 21 September 1961, in New York City, USA, and is an actress, perhaps best known for her role as Vanessa Baxter in the television series “Last Man Standing”. She’s also starred in numerous films including “Fluke” , “Three Men and a Baby”, “Internal Affairs” and “So I Married an Axe Murderer”. All her endeavors have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Nancy Travis? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress, in which she has engaged on television and in films since the 1980s. She’s also worked in theatre, and as she continues her career, her wealth will likely increase further.
Nancy Travis Net Worth $3 Million
After matriculating from high school, Nancy found her first acting opportunity in “It’s Hard to be a Jew”, a production by The American Jewish Theatre. Her career on stage continued with “Brighton Beach Memoirs”, “Aven U-Boys” and “King of Connecticut”, and then went on to her first Broadway production entitled “I’m Not Rappaport”, and also starred in “My Children, My Africa”. Around this time, she also found acting opportunities in commercials, becoming a part of ads for Levi’s Jeans and Twinkies.
Aside from the stage, Nancy was also given a chance to appear in various films. One of her first appearances was in “Three Men and a Baby”, and its sequel “Three Men and a Little Lady”. She was the wife of Andy Garcia in the film “Internal Affairs”, and also appeared in “The Vanishing” alongside Kiefer Sutherland, then in “Greedy” with Michael J. Fox, and “Destiny Turns on the Radio”. In 1996, she starred in the comedy “Bogus” with Whoopi Goldberg, and then continued her career with “Running Mates” and “Auggie Rose”. Her recent films include “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”, and “The Jane Austen Book Club”, and she’s also starred with Robert Downey Jr. in the film “Chaplin”.
For television, Travis appeared in “Fallen Angels”, and then went on to become the lead role of “Almost Perfect” which lasted from 1995 to 1997. In 1999, she became the star and producer of “Work with Me” which, however, only lasted for four episodes. In 2002, she starred in “Rose Red” which was an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name. She appeared in “The Bill Engvall Show” from 2007 to 2009 before becoming a part of “Safe Harbor”. Nancy has also appeared in a number of television films, and guest starred in popular shows such as “How I Met Your Mother”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Desperate Housewives”. Her latest series is “Last Man Standing” which started airing in 2011.
Travis has also tried her hand at voice acting, lending her voice to various animated series such as “Duckman”, “The Wild Thornberrys” and “Superman”.
For her personal life, Nancy married Robert N. Fried in 1994, and they have two sons; one of their sons appeared with her in the short film “Sally” which was written by Robert.