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Theresa Elizabeth Polo was born on 1 June1969, in Dover, Delaware, USA, and as Teri Polo, she is an actress perhaps best known for her appearances in such movies and television shows as “The West Wing”, “Meet the Parents”, “I’m With Her”, and “The Fosters”. During her career Teri has been nominated for and has won various awards. Some of them include, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Screen Actors Guild Award among others.

If you consider how rich Teri Polo is, it can be said that sources estimate Teri’s net worth to be $800,000, however, there is some doubt over the real state of her financial affairs, as she filed for bankruptcy in 2014. Of course, before that Teri’s net worth was a lot higher and the main source of this was her career as an actor. Despite all of her problems, Teri is still continuing her career and there is a chance that her net worth will become higher.

Teri Polo Net Worth -$800,000

When Teri was only five years old she began attending ballet classes and later studied at the School of American Ballet. When she was a teenager, Teri decided to participate in a modelling contest which she was able to win. After this, Teri became interested in acting and decided to pursue this career, which began in 1986, when she was cast in a small role in the television show, “Loving”. In 1988 she was cast in “TV 101”; this was the time when Teri’s net worth began growing. In 1991 Teri acted in her first movie, called “Born to Ride”, which considerably boosted her net worth. In 1994 Polo became a part of the television show, called “Northern Exposure”, in which she had an opportunity to work with such actors as Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, John Corbett, Elaine Miles among others. In 2000 Teri starred in one of the main roles in the movie called “Meet the Parents”, which became one of her most famous career roles. Undoubtedly, it had a huge impact on the growth of Teri Polo’s net worth. Later she appeared in this movie’s sequels: “Meet the Fockers” and “Little Fockers”.

Other movies that Teri has appeared in include, “The Unsaid”, “Beyond Borders”, “Full of It”, “Beyond”, “Authors Anonymous” and others. All these appearances added a lot to Teri’s net worth. Overall, it can be said that Teri has worked on more than 80 productions, although starring roles have been few and far between in the recent past, partly because of personal problems.

If to talk about Teri’s personal life, it can be said that in 1997 she married Anthony Moore, but their marriage ended in 2005; and they have one child. In 2006 Teri started a relationship with Jamie Wollam, with whom she also has one child; they separated in 2012. Her financial problems are attributed variously to her nude photo shoot for ‘Playboy’ magazine in 2006, which supposedly was not well regarded by powers in the entertainment industry. Then to the divorce settlement involving Anthony Moore. Most recently, she is said to have devoted a lot of time to her sons. As of late 2015, her debts are said to include over $700,000 in taxes. Hopefully Teri will be able to come through these difficulties and resume her acting career with success.

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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Had to file chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2014 after owing 3/4 million in back taxes.
2Her paternal grandfather was of Italian descent. Her other ancestry is German (including an immigrant great-grandmother), English, and small amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Welsh.
3In April 2014, Polo filed for bankruptcy, declaring less than $50,000 in assets and debts in excess of $800,000.
4Charlotte, NC, USA: Living with her children. [2011]
5Took a substantial loss ($550,000) selling her five-bedroom, 3,077-square-foot, Asian-inspired house in Manhattan Beach, California for $1.95 million. She originally paid $2.5 million for it in 2006. [2009]
6Teri and her musician ex-boyfriend, Jamie Wollam, became the parents of a girl, Bayley, on December 20. 2007 in Los Angeles. Bailey weighed in at 7 pounds.
7Her former boyfriend Jamie Wollam has a son named Carter Wollam.
8Daughter Bayley, with her former boyfriend Jamie Wollam, born December 20, 2007 in Los Angeles.
9Was featured as #42 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
10Has 3 dogs.
11Posed in the February 2005 issue of Playboy.
12Her former husband, Anthony Moore, is a photographer.
13Gave birth to her first child, a boy named Griffin (born summer 2002).
14Studied ballet from age 6 - 17.
15Signed by the Petite modeling agency at age 17.
16Dropped out of Dover High School (Dover, DE) at age 17 to move to NYC and pursue acting.
17She and Anthony Moore eloped in Las Vegas one day after becoming engaged in a Sears store.
18Honors student at Dover High School in Dover, DE.
19Straight 'A' student at Holy Cross Elementary School.
20Daughter of Jane Polo and Vince Polo.
21Grew up in Dover, Delaware.


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
The Fosters (2013)$25,000 per episode


Quotes

#Quote
1I became disillusioned with dance when I was 16 and started focusing on acting.
2In Hollywood, most things are based on looks, so I'd love to do something that has nothing to do with how I look.
3I moved to New York between my junior and senior years of high school to just see what it was like, to go to a modeling agency and see how to get representation.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013LA Femme Filmmaker AwardLA Femme International Film FestivalInnovative Award

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe West Wing (1999)· Alan Alda
· Kristin Chenoweth
· Janeane Garofalo
· Dulé Hill
· Allison Janney
· Joshua Malina
· Mary McCormack
· Janel Moloney
· Richard Schiff
· Martin Sheen
· Jimmy Smits
· John Spencer
· Bradley Whitford
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Female - NewcomerMeet the Parents (2000)
1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNorthern Exposure (1990)· Darren E. Burrows
· John Corbett
· Barry Corbin
· John Cullum
· Cynthia Geary
· Elaine Miles
· Rob Morrow
· Peg Phillips
· Paul Provenza
· Janine Turner


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All for Nikki2016completedLiz Steadman
Conviction2016TV SeriesPenny Price
The Fosters2013-2016TV SeriesStef Adams Foster Stef Foster
JL Ranch2016Rebecca
Living with Models2016TV SeriesAlice Adams
Royal Pains2016TV SeriesDiana Underhill
Outlaws and Angels2016Ada Tildon
Love, Again2015TV MovieChloe
Romantically Speaking2015TV MoviePenny
The Christmas Shepherd2014TV MovieSally Brown
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2008-2014TV SeriesCordelia Bauer / Dana Kelley
Mr Maple Leaf2014ShortAlex
A Bit of Bad Luck2014Amanda
Authors Anonymous2014Colette Mooney
Final Recourse2013Brooke Holton
The Last Session2013ShortElizabeth Queen
The Christmas Heart2012TV MovieAnn Norman
Christmas Angel2012TV MovieMelinda Davis
Criminal Minds2012TV SeriesMaggie Hallman
Beyond2012/IISarah Noble
A Taste of Romance2012TV MovieSara Westbrook
Man Up2011-2012TV SeriesTheresa Hayden Keen / Teresa Hayden Keen / Theresa Hayden
We Have Your Husband2011TV MovieJayne Valseca
Law & Order: LA2010-2011TV SeriesCasey Winters
Castle2011TV SeriesKayla Baron
Little Fockers2010Pam Focker
Glory Daze2010TV SeriesProfessor Larsen
Medium2010TV SeriesMary-Louise Graff
Monk2009TV SeriesStephanie Briggs
Washington Field2009TV MovieSA Amanda Diaz
The Beacon2009Bryn Shaw
The Hole2009Susan
Drop Dead Diva2009TV SeriesJillian Ford
The Storm2009TV Mini-SeriesDanni Nelson
2:132009Amanda Richardson
Ghost Whisperer2009TV SeriesNikki
Expecting a Miracle2009TV MovieDonna Stanhope
CSI: Miami2008TV SeriesJill Walsh
Finnegan2008TV MovieDet. Erin Finnegan
The Wedding Bells2007TV SeriesJane Bell
Full of It2007Mrs. Moran
Love Is a Four Letter Word2007TV MovieEmily Bennett
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesRachel Willons
Welcome to the Jungle Gym2006TV Movie
Legacy of Fear2006TV MovieDetective Jeanne 'JJ' Joyce
The West Wing2005-2006TV SeriesHelen Santos
For the Love of a Child2006TV MovieYvonne
Meet the Fockers2004Pam Byrnes
I'm with Her2003-2004TV SeriesAlex Young
Beyond Borders2003Charlotte Jordan
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2003TV Series
The Practice2003TV SeriesSarah Barker
Dragnet2003TV SeriesJessie Ross
Straight from the Heart2003TV MovieJordan Donovan
Second String2002TV MovieConnie Heller
Domestic Disturbance2001Susan
The Unsaid2001Barbara Lonigan
Frasier2000TV SeriesAbby Michaels
Meet the Parents2000Pam Byrnes
Sports Night1999-2000TV SeriesRebecca Wells
Sugar Hill1999TV Series
Felicity1999TV SeriesMaggie Sherwood
Brimstone1998-1999TV SeriesAshur Badaktu / Det. Sgt. Delilah Ash / Det. Sgt. Deliah Ash
Texarkana1998TV Movie
The Marriage Fool1998TV MovieSusan Prescot
The Outer Limits1998TV SeriesSally McCoy
A Father for Brittany1998TV MovieKim Lussier
Van Helsing Chronicles1997TV MovieHelena Harker
House of Frankenstein1997TV Mini-SeriesGrace Dawkins
A Prayer in the Dark1997TV MovieJanet Hayworth
Full Circle1996TV MovieTana Roberts
The Arrival1996Char
Northern Exposure1994-1995TV SeriesMichelle Schodowski Capra
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesNurse Sarah Jane Petty
Tales from the Crypt1994TV SeriesSheila
Due South1994TV SeriesStephanie Cabot
The House of the Spirits1993Rosa
Golden Gate1993Cynthia
Quick1993Quick
Aspen Extreme1993Robin Hand
Passed Away1992Rachel Scanlan
Mystery Date1991Geena Matthews
Born to Ride1991Beryl Ann Devers
People Like Us1990TV MovieJustine Altemus Slatkin
The Phantom of the Opera1990TV Mini-SeriesChristine Daeé
TV 1011988-1989TV SeriesAmanda Hampton
Loving1983TV SeriesKristin Larsen (1986)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The $100,000 Pyramid2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHerself
Dish Nation2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Name Game2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Celebrity Player
The View2015TV SeriesHerself
Teens Wanna Know2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Hell's Kitchen2014TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Home & Family2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013-2014TV SeriesHerself
We Love Soaps TV2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2012TV Series documentaryHerself
The BAFTA Britannia Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2010TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Gateway to Hell: The Making of 'The Hole'2010Video documentary shortHerself / Susan
The Hole: Family Matters2010Video documentary shortHerself / Susan
The Hole: The Third Dimension2010Video documentary shortHerself / Susan
Celebrity Ghost Stories2009TV Series documentaryHerself
2009 Britannia Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Access Hollywood2007TV SeriesHerself
Matt Lauer Meets the Fockers2005Video shortHerself
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2005TV SeriesHerself
Dennis Miller2004TV SeriesHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003TV SeriesHerself
Spotlight on Location: Meet the Parents2001Video documentary shortHerself
The 27th Annual People's Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
MADtv2000TV SeriesHerself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Playboy Plus2011TV SeriesHerself

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