Christina Applegate was born in Los Angeles, California, on November 25, 1971. At the age of 15, she landed her breakout role as teen airhead Kelly Bundy on Fox‘s iconic comedy Married… With Children, opening the way for leading roles on Jesse, Samantha Who?, Up All Night, and Dead to Me. Applegate has also had success on the big screen, with roles in comedies such as Anchorman and the reboot of Vacation, and her public struggles with breast cancer have helped raise awareness about the condition.
Applegate was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role as Jesse in the NBC sitcom Jesse (1998–2000). Her appearance on the NBC comedy Friends (2002–2003) earned her a Primetime Emmy Award. She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the Broadway revival of Sweet Charity (2005). She then went on to star in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? (2007–2009), for which she was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award, as well as the NBC sitcom Up All Night (2011–2012) and the Netflix dark tragicomedy series Dead to Me (2019–present).
As of October 2021, Christina Applegate’s net worth is predicted to be $25 million. Her good fortune stems from her successful acting performances in TV movies and series. Christina Applegate earned over $100 thousand per episode on the comedy series Up All Night, and she used to make around $140,000 per episode on the comic romantic series Samantha Who?
Christina Applegate made an appearance in the comedic film Crash Pad in 2017. She’s also been working on a comedy-drama called Your Time Is Up: A Love Story.
Christina Applegate is a brilliant and well-known actress who has appeared in numerous films and television series. She worked on Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and its sequels, including Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, as well as the Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip. Christina is married to Martyn LeNoble, a musician, and they have a daughter together.
Christina Applegate early years and personal life
Christina Applegate was born in the United States on November 25, 1971, in Hollywood, California. Robert Applegate, her father, was a record producer and executive, and Nancy Priddy, her mother, is a singer, songwriter, and actor. After Christina’s birth, Robert and Nancy split up, and their divorce was formalized in 1979. From 2001 to 2007, Christina Applegate was married to actor and writer Johnathon Schaech.
Christina is currently married to Martyn LeNoble, who is a musician. Martyn, a Dutch bassist and founder member of the American alternative rock band Porno for Pyros, was born on April 14, 1969. He began performing in a rock band at the age of 14 while growing up in Vlaardingen, Netherlands. He then relocated to Los Angeles, where he met Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins, and DiStefano Peter, with whom he co-founded Porno for Pyros in 1992. Soulsavers, Maria McKee, The Cult, Dave Gahanna, Tom Morello, and Layne Staley are just a handful of the musicians with whom he has collaborated.
Christina Applegate Career
Christina Applegate had her first television appearances in 1981 in Jaws of Satan, the musical Beatlemania, and one episode of the family series Father Murphy. Grace Kelly, Silver Spoons, Charles in Charge; All Is Forgiven, The New Leave It to Beaver, Amazing Stories, Family Ties, and 21 Jump Street are among her 1980s television performances. She also starred in the political comedy series Washington, the drama series Heart of the City, and the comedy sitcom Married… with Children, which aired on Fox for eleven years (1987-1997).
Christina’s career took off after Harried with Children, and she went on to star in Dance to Dawn, a drama picture called Streets, and other films. She also tried out for the epic romance-disaster film Titanic but was passed up for the part. Friends, King of the Hill, Father of the Pride, Reno 911), Starving, Samantha Who?, Up All Night, Web Therapy, and The Muppets are among Christina’s 2000s television appearances.
Christina Applegate has also worked on the well-known animated musical family comedy film Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and its sequels, such as Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.
Christina Applegate made an appearance in the comedic film Crash Pad in 2017. She’s also been working on Your Time Is Up, a comedy-drama film.