An American actress Pauley Perrette is well known for playing Abby Sciuto on the American TV series NCIS. Besides that, she is also a published writer, a singer and civil rights advocate. She also co-owns the Donna Bell’s Bake Shop in Manhattan, named after her mother. All her activities gained her an estimated net worth of $16 million and she earns salary of about $175 thousand per episode.
How Did Pauley Perrette Get So Rich?
Pauley Perrette was born on March 27th, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana. When she was little, she dreamed about working with animals, being in a rock and roll band or being an FBI agent. She studied criminal justice at Valdosta State University in Georgia. After moving to New York she tried various of jobs.
She started her acting career doing commercials, voice-overs, music videos and short films. Than she moved to Los Angeles, where she made several guest appearances and small roles. Now the wolrd knows her as Abby Sciuto, an eccentric forensic scientist, on NCIS.
Pauley was married for three years to actor and musician Coyote Shivers. She has been granted restraining orders against him because of physical, emotional and sexual abuse during and after their marriage. She dated cameraman Michael Bosman for four years and they were even engaged, but they split. In December 2011 Pauley announced her engagement to former British Royal Marine Thomas Arklie but than announced that they will not marry until Proposition 8, a California ballot proposition, is invalidated. She supports many charitable organizations, including animal rescue, the American Red Cross, civil rights, and LGBT rights. She is a member of the Hollywood United Methodist Church.