How much is Kim Fields worth?
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 12, 1969|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Kim Fields
Kim Fields, whose full name is Kim Victoria Fields, is an American film actress, director, businesswoman, and radio host. She’s the daughter of Chip Fields, a well-known actress, and producer, as well as the older sister of Alexis Fields, also a famous actress.
Kim began acting in the 1990s and quickly attained fame with her roles in the NBC sitcom “The Facts of Life” (where she plays Dorothy Ramsey) and the Fox sitcom “Living Single (as Regina Hunter). Now, concurrently with working as both an actress and director, Kim also wrote her own memoir and released her own documentary.
How did Kim Fields earn her net worth?
The wealth of the actress came after her many roles on television. In the late 1970s and 1980s, she joined the series “Good Times”, “Different Strokes”, “Roots: The New Generation”. She also became a main cast member of the NBC sitcom “The Facts of Life”. She portrayed the role of Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey for nearly a decade from 1979 to 1988, thanks to which she earned more than $750.000 in total.
Working in the NBC sitcom helped Kim Fields become wealthy in her mid-twenties. At the same time, she was acting in the sitcom, she also joined the cast of many other television projects. She has recurring roles in “The Comeback Kid”, “The Facts of Life Goes to Paris”, and “The Kid with the Broken Halo”. In 1993, she became a series regular on “Living Single”, where she played the role of Regine Hunter in 118 episodes. Apart from earning nearly $500.000 in total from all of her acting performances, Kim also became a film director. Her directing debut came in several episodes of “Living Single” that aired in 1996.
Why is she so famous?
Kim Fields first became famous with the role of Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey in “The Facts of Life”. She was born on May 12, 1969, in New York City, New York to a family of entertainers. Her father is Erv Hurd, a technical director who worked for many realities and television series such as “The $10.000 Pyramid”, “The Young and The Restless”, and “The Bold and The Beautiful”. Both her mother, Chip, and younger sister Alexis, are also established actresses.
Kim began acting during her childhood in the 1970s. As a child actor, she starred in numerous commercials. She first gained popularity in the classic commercial for the Mrs. Butterworth syrup. Her film debut came in the 1977 film “Have I Got a Christmas for You”. The following year, she appeared in the short-lived series “Baby I’m Back” where she landed her first leading role in television series, portraying the character Angie Ellis. In the late 1980s, she graduated from Burbank High School. She then moved to California and enrolled at the Pepperdine University from which she earned a Bachelor’s degree in business communications and film.
What makes her so successful?
What makes the businesswoman so successful are her many ventures in different fields of occupation. Also in 1996, she began acting in the television series “Kenan and Kel”. For the next four years, she also directed nearly 30 episodes of the Nickelodeon series. In the early 2000s, Kim took part mostly in television and independent films such as “Cupid”, “Uninvited guest”, “Strong Medicine”, and “The Facts of Life Reunion”.
Besides “Living Single” and “Kenan and Kel”, Fields directed any other productions. In the year 2000, she directed a few episodes of “Noah Knows Best” and “1000 Deeds for Mr. Eddie Dowd”. Her most popular works as a director throughout the past two decades are in “Tamina”, “Tyler Perry’s House of Pain”, “Let’s Stay Together”, “By Any Means”, and “Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan”. Most recently, besides acting in “Living the Dream”, she also became a reality television superstar that joined the realities “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Dancing with the Stars”.
Kim Fields is a popular television star and entrepreneur. Destined for stardom, she began her career in the show business forty years ago when she was just a child. After spending some time improving her acting skills and appearing in commercials, Kim became a professional actress.
The businesswoman gained national coverage with her roles in highly-praised sitcoms such as “The Facts of Life” and “Living Single”. Now, with a net worth of $9 million from her acting roles and business ventures, Kim is an established actress, director, entrepreneur, reality television superstar.