What is Catherine Bell’s net worth and salary?
Catherine Bell is a British-American actress, producer, and model who has a net worth of $12 million. Bell is best known for playing Lt. Col. Sarah MacKenzie on the NBC/CBS series “JAG” (1996–2005), Denise Sherwood on Lifetime’s “Army Wives” (2007–2013), and Cassandra “Cassie” Nightingale on the Hallmark Channel” Good Witch” (2015–2021). Catherine worked as a producer on The Good Witch, as well as the TV movies The Good Witch (2008), The Good Witch’s Garden (2009), The Good Witch’s Gift (2010), Last Man Standing ” (2011), “The Good Witch’s Family” (2011), “The Good Witch’s Charm” (2012), “The Good Witch’s Fate” (2013), “The Good Witch’s Wonder” (2014), “
Catherine Bell was born Catherine Lisa Bell on August 14, 1968, in London, England. Catherine’s parents, Mina Ezzati and Peter Bell, divorced when she was 2 years old. Peter was of Scottish heritage and worked as an architect in Iran, and Mina, an Iranian, studied nursing in London. After the divorce, Bell was raised by her mother and grandparents, and they eventually moved to California, settling in the San Fernando Valley. Catherine said of growing up in California, “I’m definitely a valley girl. I was a little boy. I liked to skateboard, play soccer and push a little harder.” Bell attended Our Lady of Corvallis High School and UCLA. She initially considered a career in the medical field, but after being offered a modeling job in Japan, she dropped out during her sophomore year.
After returning to the US, Catherine decided to try her hand at acting and studied with Milton Katselas at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. He also spent eight years working as a massage therapist at the Peninsula Hotel. Bell made her television debut in 1990 with a line in an episode of the sitcom ‘Sugar and Spice’, then starred in ‘True Colors’ in 1991 and played the double role of Isabella Rossellini in the film ‘Death “. Becomes Her” in 1992. She then appeared in the TV movies “Mother of the Bride” (1993) and “Alien Nation: Body and Soul” (1995) and the movie “Men of War” (1994) and starred in “Dream “. On” (1994) ), “Vanishing Son” (1995), “Friends” (1995) and “The Naked Truth” (1995). In 1996, Catherine was cast as Lt. Diane Schonke, a three-line character, on “JAG.” After NBC canceled the show, CBS picked it up and restructured it, adding the character of Sarah MacKenzie, a Navy lawyer. Bell auditioned for and won the role, and she played the character until JAG ended in 2005, appearing in over 200 episodes of the show. In 2019 and 2020, she reprized her role in three episodes of “NCIS: Los Angeles”.
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Catherine appeared in the movies Crash Dive (1996) and Black Thunder (1998) and the TV movies Cab to Canada (1998) and Thrill Seekers (1999), and starred in Hot Line. (1996) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1997). In 2003, she co-starred with Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman and Jennifer Aniston in ‘Bruce Almighty’, which grossed $484.6 million at the box office, and was uncredited in 2007’s ‘Evan Almighty.’ lent his voice to the 2005 animated film “Babak and Friends: A First Norooz” and starred in “Waking the Dead” (2005), “Threshold” (2006). ) and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (2006) and appeared in the TV movie “Still Small Voices” (2007).
In 2008, Catherine first portrayed Cassandra “Cassie” Nightingale when she starred in the Hallmark Channel movie The Good Witch. She would go on to play the character in six more TV movies and the series “Good Witch,” which ran for 75 episodes. In 2011, Bell appeared in the TV movies Last Man Standing and Good Morning, Killer, followed by 2017’s Home for Christmas Day, High-Rise Rescue and 2018’s Christmas in the Air. A”. Summer to Remember’ and 2020’s ‘Meet Me at Christmas’. In 2016, he appeared in the film ‘The Bandit Hound’ and co-starred with Adam Sandler and David Spade in the comedy ‘The Do-Over’.
Although raised Roman Catholic, Bell later became a Scientologist, and in 2006, appeared in “United,” a Scientology music video with Jenna Elfman, Isaac Hayes, and Erika Christensen. Catherine married actor/production assistant Adam Beason on May 8, 1994, after meeting on the set of the 1992 film Death Becomes Her. The couple welcomed daughter Gemma on April 16, 2003, and son Ronan on August 21, 2010 and divorced in 2011. In 2012, Bell and her children began living with photographer/party planner Brooke Daniells (a fellow Scientologist). Catherine enjoys skiing, kickboxing, snowboarding, motorcycling, and cross-stitching, and took flying lessons during the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of America strike.
In 2015, Bell paid $2.05 million for a 3,380-square-foot home in the Hidden Hills area of Los Angeles. The home sits on 1.2 acres and includes four bedrooms and three bathrooms. She previously owned a nearly 5,700-square-foot house in Calabasas, which she sold to professional baseball player Jason Kubel for $1.945 million in 2010.