Elizabeth Reaser is an American film, television, and stage actress, who has made appearances in movies like the Twilight saga, Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and Nightmare Cinema; as well as TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife, The Handmaid’s Tale, True Detective, and The Haunting of Hill House.
Courtesy of her high-profile movie and TV appearances, Elizabeth Reaser is reported to possess a net worth of $2 million.
In this article, we breakdown her net worth.
Elizabeth Reaser Net Worth Breakdown: Earnings & Salary
Elizabeth Reaser makes her wealth from her career as an actress. One of her earliest roles was in a 2000 episode of The Sopranos.
She made her feature film debut the following year in the 2001 drama, The Believer, starring Ryan Gosling. In 2002, she appeared in the thriller, Emmett’s Mark.
She achieved a breakthrough as the lead in the 2005 indie drama, Sweet Land, for which she won the “Jury Award” at that year’s Newport Beach Film Festival.
She had a guest appearance in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent and was part of the main cast of the short-lived TNT medical drama, Saved, from June to September 2006.
Starting in 2007, Reaser also became a recurring presence as Ava / Rebecca Pope on the first season of the ABC medical drama series, Grey’s Anatomy.
Reaser is also known for playing Esme Cullen in the supernatural vampire romance franchise, the Twilight saga.
Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner, among others, the franchise spans five movies over five years and grossed over $3.3 billion in box-office revenue.
From 2010 to 2012, Reaser played Tammy Linnata in the second and third season of the CBS political drama, The Good Wife.
She also had guest appearances in the first season of the HBO anthology crime-drama series, True Detective, as Matthew McConaughey’s character’s love interest, Laurie Perkins; and as Diana Baur in the AMC period drama, Mad Men.
In 2017, Reaser was part of the main cast of the first season of the Discovery Channel anthology series, Manhunt, titled “Unabomber”. She shared the screen with Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany, among others. She also was a recurring character in Law & Order True Crime.
Most recently, Reaser has starred as Shirley Crain in the Netflix anthology series, The Haunting of Hill House, and played Mrs. Winslow in the third season of the Hulu dystopian series, The Handmaid’s Tale.
Elizabeth Reaser: Short Biography
Elizabeth Reaser was born Elizabeth Ann Reaser on July 2, 1975, to attorney-turned-restaurateur-turned-substitute-teacher John Reaser and his wife, Karen Weidman.
The middle of three daughters, Reaser was born and raised in an affluent Bloomfield Hills suburb in Detroit, Michigan. After her parents divorced, her mother married businessman William Davidson in 1995.
Reaser attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills, and later transferred to Avondale High School in Auburn Hills, graduating in 1993.
After her graduation, she studied at Oakland University for a year before transferring to the esteemed Julliard School in New York City and graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.