Conchata Ferrell was an American actress who had a net worth of $10 million at the time of her death. She died of cardiac complications on 12 October 2020. However, she was famous for her role of Berta, the housekeeper, in the American television sitcom—Two and a Half Men.
Portraying Berta, Conchata received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award twice. What’s more, she gained accolades for her role in L.A. Law—an American drama series.
Over four decades of an acting career, Conchata Ferrell is credited with 131 films and television series. Her supporting role in the film industry — especially in the last two decades is irreplaceable.
Conchata Ferrell got $150k per episode portraying Berta in the ‘Two and a Half Men’—television sitcom. She portrayed the main role in the season two to twelve of this series. Here she appeared in 211 episodes. Therefore, Conchata Ferrell earned $32 million from this series.
Talking about “Two and a Half Men”, it earned $3.24 million per episode. This series was the fourth highest-revenue grossing series, where Conchata earned her acting fame through Berta.
Apart from Two and a Half Men, Conchata Ferrell earned so far so good playing supporting role in numerous films and TV series. Below is her notable film appearance and box office earning:
|Film Name||Worldwide Box Office Earning|
|Before and After||$9 million|
|Where the River Runs Black||$676k|
|For Keeps?||$17 million|
|Mystic Pizza||$13 million|
|Opposites Attract||$2 million|
|True Romance||$13 million|
|Heaven & Earth||$6 million|
As a supporting actress, Ferrell has seven films credit that grossed $660 million at the Worldwide Box Office. Her box office rank is #5186.
In a nutshell, here’s Conchata Ferrell’s yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily income/ salary at the time of her death:
- Yearly Income: $1.62 million
- Monthly Income: $134k
- Weekly Income: $31k
- Daily Income: $4429
Conchata Ferrell: At a Glance
|Full Name||Conchata Galen Farrell|
|Date of Birth||28 March 1943|
|Birth Place||Lauderdale, West Virginia, United States|
|Died||12 October 2020|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.6 m)|
|Spouse||Arnie Anderson (m. 1986-2020)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Conchata Galen Ferrell was born in Lauderdale, West Virginia, on 28 March 1943. Her parents are Luther Martin Ferrell and Mescal Loraine. Though she was born in Lauderdale, she grew up in Charleston, West Virginia. Later, she moved to Circleville, Ohio, along with her family.
Talking about education, Conchata attended West Virginia University though she dropped out two years of schooling. Later, she attended Marshall University, where she completed her graduation with a degree in history.
Conchata started her acting career with a New York-based theater company—Circle Repertory Company. Here, she appeared in Lanford Wilson’s play—The Hot I Baltimore. After being an off-Broadway cast, Conchata won the Drama Desk Awards.
On the television screen, Conchata Farrell gained enormous attention after portraying a frontier housekeeper in the 1979 film—Heartland.
Later, Conchata received her first nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in 1992. She earned this nomination for her role in L.A. Law—a legal drama television series.
Ferrell’s credited supporting role in films are Mr. Deeds, Krampus, Erin Brockovich, Frankenweenie, and Edward Scissorhands.
In television series, Conchata became a household name after portraying Berta in the ‘Two and a Half Men’, television sitcom. From season two to twelve, Conchata was the main character of this series. This series was the No. 4 high-grossing series in 2013. However, Berta aka Conchata Ferrell got $150k per episode from this series.
This legendary actress died of Cardiac complications at the Sherman Oaks Hospital. At the time of her death, Conchata was 77 years old.
Jon Cryer is a cast of Two and a Half Men. He made millions of dollars through ‘Two and a Half Men’. Jon Cryer made $620k per episode of the CBS aired American sitcom—Two and a Half Men. On the other hand, Conchata Ferrell made $150k per episode through this series.
Conchata Ferrell is of mixed ethnicity. Though she has American citizenship, Conchata is of Scottish, Irish, German, and English ancestry.
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