Peta Wilson was born on the 18th November 1970 in Sydney, New South Wales Australia, and is an actress, model, and lingerie designer, best known for her lead role in the popular series called “La Femme Nikita” (1997-2001).
Have you ever wondered how rich Peta Wilson is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Wilson’s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount earned through her successful acting career, which started in 1995. In addition to being an actress, Wilson has also worked as a model and fashion designer, which improved her wealth too.
Peta Wilson Net Worth $10 Million
Peta Wilson is a daughter of Darcy Wilson, a former Warrant Officer in the Australian Army, and Karlene White Wilson, a caterer. She grew up in Australia and Papua New Guinea and then worked as a model in both Australia and Europe before moing to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career.
Wilson studied acting at the Actors Circle Theatre with Arthur Mendoza, and at the TomKat Repertory Group with Tom Waits. Finally, she got an opportunity on the big-screen and debuted in Linda Kandel’s drama called the “Naked Jane” in 1995. Peta then starred as Alyssha Rourke in Kirk Harris’ “Loser” (1996), and a year later appeared alongside Viggo Mortensen in “Vanishing Point” (1997). Her biggest role has been playing the character of Nikita in Joel Surnow’s action-drama series “La Femme Nikita” from 1997 to 2001. Wilson played in 96 episodes in the story about the anti-terrorist organization called Section One, and her character is dressed to kill. Thanks to this role, Wilson received a Saturn Award and Gemini Award nominations in 1998 and 1999.
In the meantime, Peta co-starred in Damian Harris’ thriller called “Mercy” (2000), in which she played Vickie Kittrie, alongside Ellen Barkin and Wendy Crewson, in a plot about the detective who investigates gruesome serial murders. In 2003, Wilson had a part in Stephen Norrington’s “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” starring Sean Connery and Stuart Townsend – her role of Mina Harker, a character from Bram Stoker’s famous “Dracula”, plays an essential part in the mission of the famous heroes of the Victorian Age. The movie grossed around $180 million worldwide, helping Wilson to increase her net worth significantly. By the end of the decade, Peta appeared in Bryan Singer’s Oscar Award-nominated “Superman Returns” (2006) starring Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth and then she played alongside Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich and Ryan Simpkins in the drama called “Gardens of the Night” (2008).
In 2010, Peta had a role in an episode of the primetime Emmy Award-winning crime series “CSI: Miami”, while in 2012, she launched a lingerie label in Los Angeles under the name of Wylie Wilson. Most recently, Wilson had a minor part in the thriller “Dutch Kills” (2015), but all her activities have added to her wealth.
Regarding her personal life, Peta Wilson dated the film director Damian Harris from 1997 to 2000, and they have a son together. There are no rumours of further romantic liaisons She enjoys horseback riding, swimming, cricket, scuba diving, painting, and gardening.