What is Laura Prepon’s net worth?
Laura Prepon is an American actress who has a net worth of $12 million. She is known for her role as Donna Pinciotti in all eight seasons of the Fox sitcom “That 70s Show”. She is also known for her role as Alex Vause in the Netflix original series ‘Orange Is the New Black’. She also played Hannah Daniels in the short-lived ABC drama October Road. She has voiced characters in animated TV series such as “American Dad!” and “King of the Hill”, as well as a character in the video game Halo 2. After “That 70s Show”, Prepon worked mostly in television, guest starring in the episode “How I Met Your Mother”, “Medium” and ” The Castle”. In 2011, Prepon was cast in the lead role of Chelsea in the short-lived drama sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?
Prepon was born in Watchung, New Jersey on March 7, 1980. She was the last of five children born to Marjorie and Michael Prepon. Her mother worked as a high school teacher and was an avid cook, while her father was an orthopedic surgeon. When Prepon was 13, her father died while undergoing heart surgery, when he was 49.
Prepon attended Watchung Hills Regional High School and then studied at Total Theater Lab in New York City.
While studying theater in New York at Total Theater Lab, Prepon began appearing in plays and theater productions such as “A Woman of Property” and “Ascension Day.” Early in her career, she also worked as a model and booked shoots in cities in France, Italy and Brazil.
In 1998, Prepon got her big break when she was cast in the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show as Donna. The series ran from 1998 to 2006, and Prepon stayed on for all seasons. During this time, Prepon also attended film school. He also went on to work on other projects such as the 2001 film Southlander and the 2002 film Slackers. In 2002, she also voiced a character in “Halo 2”. He had a role in the independent drama film ‘The Pornographer: A Love Story’ in 2004 and another role in the dark drama film, ‘Lightning Bug’. During this period of her career, Prepon received a lot of recognition and was named one of the sexiest women in the world by Stuff magazine in 2002 and also made Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 in 2005 .
In 2005, Prepon co-starred with Misha Collins in the thriller Karla. The film told the true story of Paul Bernardo and his wife Karla Homolka, a couple who kidnapped and killed several girls. The role was a new type of persona for Prepon, who was generally well-known for her light-hearted characters. He then starred in the drama October Road in 2007, although the series was later cancelled. Over the next few years, she appeared in projects such as Romancing the Bride, In Plain Sight, and Awkward Situations for Men. She also appeared in a series of episodes of the popular series How I Met Your Mother. .
Prepon also began to branch out from acting into other roles. She worked as an executive producer on several projects and also initially took directing classes at the Art Center College of Design. She directed a short film titled “Abide with Me” and later said she plans to turn it into a feature film.
In 2011, Prepon worked on a number of different projects. She appeared in an episode of ‘Castle’ and also worked on a web series called ‘Neighbros’ which she directed and edited. The show starred her then-boyfriend, Scott Michael Foster, and they were able to sell it to Comedy Central. In 2008, Prepon was cast as the lead character in the NBC sitcom, Are You There, Chelsea? based on Chelsea Handler’s 2008 book, Are You There, Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea.” The show was short-lived and NBC canceled it in 2012.
In mid-2012, Prepon landed another major role in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange is the New Black, a series based on Piper Kerman’s memoir about her time in a women’s prison. She played Alex Vause, one of the major characters in the first and third seasons, as well as in several episodes of the second season.
In 2016, Prepon appeared in the thriller The Girl on the Train, based on the novel of the same name. At the same time, she also published “The Stash Plan” with nutritionist Elizabeth Troy. The book discusses health and wellness and Prepon’s personal journey with organic food. In 2017, Prepon starred in The Hero opposite Sam Elliot. She also directed the tenth episode of the fifth season of “Orange is the New Black”.
Prepon was in a relationship with Christopher Masterson, the brother of her “That ’70s Show” co-star, from 1999 to 2007. After the split, she began dating Scott Michael Foster for several years, but then announced in 2013 that she – they broke up
She then began dating actor Ben Foster, and in 2017, Prpon announced that the two were expecting a child together. She gave birth to a daughter, Ella, in August 2017. The couple became engaged and then married in June 2018. In 2019, Prepon announced that she was expecting a second child. She gave birth to a son in February 2020.
In May 2008, Laura paid $2.3 million for a house in Los Angeles, California. She listed the home for sale in October 2018 for $3.65 million, eventually accepting $3.18 million in March 2019.