Pauley Perrette Bio: Age, Net Worth, What is she up to now?
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- Name: Pauley Perrette
- Year of Birth: 1969
- Citizenship: American
She is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Abby Sciuto in the television series “NCIS.”
Pauley Perrette age
Pauley Perrette is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born March 27, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Perrette spent her childhood in various parts of the southern United States as her parents moved around a lot.
While growing up, Perrette wanted to be an FBI agent, which influenced her to study criminal justice at Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia.
After graduation, Perrette moved to New York City, where she studied at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
While looking, she picked up minor jobs to support herself financially, working as a bartender, cook, and distributing flyers.
While working as a bartender in New York City, Perrette was introduced to an advertising agency director by a friend.
It led to her being featured in commercials, voice-overs, music videos, and short films.
Subsequently, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, which she debuted with guest appearances in the likes of “Frasier” and “24”.
Soon after that, she was cast in “The Ring” and “Almost Famous.” Then, in 2001, Perrette landed a recurring role in the television series “Special Unit 2”, playing Alice Cramer.
Is Pauley Perrette returning to the NCIS?
However, her most prominent role was with the television series “NCIS,” where she played the role of Abby Sciuto. She left the television series in 2017 at the end of the 15th season.
In 2020, Perrette landed a lead role in the CBS sitcom “Broke,” playing the role of Jackie, however after one episode, the sitcom was canceled.
A few months later, Perrette announced her plans to retire from acting that same 2020.
What is Pauley Perrette doing now?
Aside from acting, she also made a career in music. Perrette was the lead singer of the Los Angeles-based female band “Lo-Ball.”
One of their songs, “Can’t Get Me Down,” was used in the film “Legally Blonde.” As a solo artist, Perrette was featured as a vocalist on the “Fire in Your Eyes” by B. Taylor.
In addition, her solo song “Fear,” co-written by Tom Royce, was recorded for NCIS and was used in season 6, episode 25 of the series.
Pauley Perrette partner
In 2000, Perrette got married to Canadian actor and musician Coyote Shivers.
However, the couple separated after four years into the marriage and was officially divorced in 2006.
The NCIS actress was later linked to Cameraman Michael Bosman, whom she dated for four years before getting engaged; however, the relationship ended.
In December 2011, Perrette announced her engagement to Thomas Arklie.
She, however, announced that they would not be marrying until Proposition 8 was invalidated.
In 2015, Perrette was assaulted by a homeless man outside her home. David Merck was later identified as the man and charged with suspicion of making criminal threats and felony assault.
Perrette is also the co-owner of “Donna Bell’s Bake Shop” in Manhattan, New York City. The shop was named after her mother.
Pauley Perrette Net Worth
Perrette was quite successful in her acting and music career, and she is also known to be an entrepreneur with a net worth of $22 million.