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What is Michele Lee Net Worth 2022? Who is her Husband?

What is Michele Lee Net Worth 2022? Who is her Husband?

Facts of Michele Lee

Full Name: Michele Lee
Birth Date: June 24, 1942
Age: 79 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Actress, Singer, Director
Country: United States
Horoscope: Cancer
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
HusbandFred A. Rappoport
Net Worth$8 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish
EducationAlexander Hamilton High School
FatherJack Dusick
MotherSylvia Helen
KidsDavid Farentino
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Michele Lee is an American actress, dancer, singer, director, as well as a producer. She mostly recognizes for her role as Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie on ‘Knots Landing’.

When was Actress-Michele Lee Birthed?

Michele Lee was born in Los Angeles, California, the USA as Michelle Lee Dusick on June 24, 1942. As of 2019, she is 77 years old and her sun sign is Cancer. Her parents are Sylvia Helen and Jack Dusick. She is of American nationality and belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background.

Her father was a make-up artist. Her interests in the world of acting were from her childhood years. Concerning her education, she attended Alexander Hamilton High School.

Knots Landing

Knots Landing is an American prime-time television soap opera. The show aired on CBS from December 27, 1979, to May 13, 1993. The show is set in a fictitious coastal suburb of Los Angeles. The story initially centered on the lives of four married couples living in a cul-de-sac, Seaview Circle.

The storyline of the show included rape, murder, kidnapping, assassinations, drug smuggling, corporate intrigue, and criminal investigations by the time of its conclusion. It was the longest-running primetime drama on U.S. television after Gunsmoke and Bonanza.

The Love Bug

The Love Bug also referred to as Herbie the Love Bug American comedy film in 1968. The film was directed by Robert Stevenson. The first series of films was made by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution.

In the series, we can see stars like anthropomorphic pearl-white, fabric-sunroofed 1963 Volkswagen racing Beetle named Herbie. The story of the series is based on the 1961 book Car, Boy, Girl by Gordon Buford. 

What is Michele Lee Net Worth and Salary?

Michele Lee has an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of 2022. Besides that, she also earns extra earnings from TV series, Advertisements, and various Brand promotions. Moreover, her success in the acting field has earned her this amount and her salary too must be huge.

Her net worth is quite enough for her to maintain a standard of living. Therefore, she is presently living a lavish lifestyle in a luxurious way.

Who is Michele Lee Husband?

Previously, she married James Farentino. They met on the set of the play, ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’. She married James on 20 February 1966. They later separated on 22 June 1983. The pair has a son David Farentino from this marriage.

Michele Lee with her husband, Fred A. Rappoport
Caption: Michele Lee with her husband, Fred A. Rappoport

Presently, Lee is a married woman. She is married to producer and writer Fred A. Rappoport. They exchanged their vows on 27 September 1987. However, they have no children yet. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present. Currently, the couple is living a blissful life together.

Height and Weight

Lee has a height of 5 feet 8 inches along with a weight of 53kg.  Additionally, her hair color and eye color are dark browns. Moreover, her body measurements are 35-25-34. 

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  • Just after graduating from high school, Lee auditioned for the Broadway play, ‘Vintage ’60’.
  • She eventually became a Broadway performer at the age of 19 and performed in ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’.
  • Additionally, she also had roles in Broadway productions of ‘The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife’ and ‘Bravo Giovanni.’
  • Then, she appeared in numerous other movies and television series.
  • Besides this, she has over 40 credits as an actress. Additionally, she has 3 credits as a director.
  • Furthermore, she also has 3 credits as a producer and a credit as a writer.
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  • Moreover, other movies and television series that Lee has appeared in are: ‘How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)’, ‘See Dad Run’, ‘Married to the Kellys’, ‘Along Came Polly’,  ‘Color Me Perfect’, ‘Something Wilder’, ‘Knots Landing’, ‘When No One Would Listen’, ‘My Son Johnny’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Having Babies’, ‘The Singles’, and ‘Night Gallery’ among others.
  • Lee garnered the Primetime Emmy Award in 1982.
  • In addition, she won the Indie Series Award in 2013.
  • Besides that, she has also won the Soap Opera Digest Award and TV Land Award. Among her all achievements, she has 8 wins and 2 nominations to her name to date.