Best known for playing Monique Jeffries in the first and second series of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Michelle Hurd is a well-known American actress.

The 55-year-old actress made her debut in 1989 in a film titled Rude Awakening. She then made her appearance in numerous films and TV shows like Charmed, Shark, CSI: Miami, Beautiful & Twisted, and How to Get Away with Murder. As of 2019, Hurd is estimated at around $3 million as per sources.

How Rich Is Michelle Hurd?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hurd is estimated to own net worth of $3 million as of October 2022. Most of her fortune comes from her successful career of 3 decades as an actress.

Michelle made her acting debut in 1989Image Source: Famous Fix
Michelle made her acting debut in 1989

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In the USA, an actor makes in between $30,980 to $67,180 annually. We can surely say that Hurd pockets way more than the average pay range, thanks to her 30 years of experience.

The 55-year-old actress owns a 2,018 square-foot house with 3-bedroom and 2-bathroom in Burbank, California. As per sources, Hurd and her husband Garret purchased their property for $929k back in 2006.

On the other hand, they also own a condo in New York where the average house price ranges around $671,700.

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Know More About Michelle

Michelle Hurd was born on 21st December 1966 in New York City, the United States of America to Hugh Hurd and Dr. Merlyn Purdy. Hurd has Afro-American ethnicity and is American as per her nationality.

Did You Know? Michelle’s sister Adrienne Hurd is also an actress and dancer.

Hurd went and graduated from Saint Ann’s School in 1984 and Boston University in 1988. She then attended London’s National Theatre. Moreover, she also studied with the Alvin Ailey School.

Let Us Go through Her Career Highlight

Michelle made her acting debut in 1989 in Rude Awakening with a minor role of Student on street. She then performed in the play The Constant Couple the following year.

She made her Broadway debut in 1996 from Getting Away with Murder. Some of her other theatre credits are Othello, Hamlet, A.M.L., The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Hurd won the California Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for the premiere of The Violet Hour by Richard Greenberg.

In 1997, Michelle made her television debut as the comic book superhero B.B. DaCosta/Fire in the failed TV pilot Justice League of America. Some of her other early TV credits are New York Undercover, The Cosby Mysteries, and The Practice.

Hurd caught the attention of Law & Order producer Dick Wolf from her performance as a corrupt FBI informant. Two years later, Wolf featured Hurd in the spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Detective Monique Jeffries.

Hurd alongside her Law & Order castImage Source: Insider
Hurd alongside her Law & Order cast

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During the show, she appeared alongside Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, and Dann Florek before leaving the show in 2000.

She then appeared in TV shows like Charmed, The O.C., According to Jim, Shark, Gossip Girl, and Bones. From 2006 to 2007, she had a recurring role as news producer Courtney Brown in an American medical drama ER alongside Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Noah Wyle, and Sherry Stringfield.

In 2010, Michelle played Colleen Manus in the A&E Network drama The Glades alongside Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gomez, and Uriah Shelton.

In 2015, Hurd guest-starred as Amanda Winthrop in an episode titled Mama’s Here Now in How to Get Away with Murder alongside Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, and Katie Findlay.

Some of her recent television series credits are Devious Maids, It Had to Be You, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Ash vs. Evil Dead, Younger, Blindspot, and Lethal Weapon.

Michelle is set to play Raffi Musiker in an upcoming American web television series Star Trek: Picard alongside Patrick Stewart, Santiago Cabrera, and Alison Pill.

Who Is Michelle Hurd Married Too?

The SVU actress is married to actor Garret Dillahunt. The duo exchanged their wedding vows on 6th July 2007 in the presence of family and friends.

Michelle and Garret tied the knot in 2007Image Source: Hollywood
Michelle and Garret tied the knot in 2007

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Together the couple resides in their California house.