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Jennette McCurdy Net Worth: How Rich is the Actress Actually?

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Jennette McCurdy Net Worth

Jennette McCurdy is an American singer, podcaster, and former actress. She is best known for her breakout role as Sam Puckett in Nickelodeon’s teen sitcom “iCarly”. She quit acting in 2017 and pursued a career as a writer and director. As a singer, she is known for her song, Generation Love from her eponymous debut studio album. As of 2023, Jennette McCurdy net worth is roughly around $3.5 million.

Full Name Jennette Michelle Faye
Birthday June 26, 1992
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Profession Writer, Director, Former Actress
Relationship Status Unknown
Net Worth $3.5 million

Early life

Jennette McCurdy was born in Jun 1992 in Los Angeles, California. She was born to Debra and Mark McCurdy. Jennette revealed in her new memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died that she suffered physical and emotional abuse from her mom, who died due to cancer in 2013. She further revealed that her mom used to force her to use teeth whitening strips, store-bought hair dye, and tint eyelashes.

McCurdy grew up with her three older brothers. She and her elder siblings were homeschooled by her mom. It is revealed that Mark McCurdy is her non-biological dad who used to work at two places. During her initial auditioning days, she was called too homely to audition for a lead role in Because of Winn-Dixie. Then just before the audition, her mom, Debra gave her sugar-free Red Bulls.

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Jennette was not confident at first that she could become an actress. She even expressed to her mother that she doesn’t want to act. In response, her mom told that she was throwing their chance away. She was 8 when she began her acting career by starring on Mad TV. Then, she appeared in many TV series such as Malcolm in the Middle, True Jackson, Over There, CSI: Crime Scene, and Close to Home.

McCurdy received a nomination for a Young Artist Award for her incredible performance in the medical drama series “Strong Medicine”. In 2007, she got her breakthrough role after she was finalized for the role of Sam Puckett in Nickelodeon’s series “iCarly”. She appeared in the series until 2012. After getting a much-needed breakthrough, she appeared in “The Last Day of Summer” and “Fred: The Movie”.

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Jennette announced in June 2008 that she had begun working on her first album. She eventually dropped her first song, So Close on March 10, 2009. In August 2010, she released her debut EP, Not That Far Away. Then in June 2012, she dropped her eponymous first studio album.

In 2013, she starred in Nickelodeon’s series Sam 7 Cat alongside Ariana Grande. She reprised her role as Sam Puckett in the series, while Grande reprised her role as Cat Valentine. In August 2022, she made significant allegations against Nickelodeon and stated that she did not receive the same privileges as Ariana Grande.

McCurdy became more focused on writing and directing in 2016 and signed a deal with the digital production company, Canvas Media Studios. She made her debut as a movie director in 2018 by directing a short movie, Kenny. She had already worked as a writer in 2011 for “The Wall Street: journal” where she had written a series of articles.

Jennette created and performed in a one-woman tragicomedy show titled “I’m Glad My Mom Died” in 2020. However, she put her show on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic in U. S. She started posting a video on her YouTube channel in July 2020. She talked about her podcast in an interview with Anna Faris. Jennette resumed performing at her tragicomedy show in September 2021. 

Personal Life

Jennette McCurdy was in a relationship with actor, Graham Patrick Martin. She started dating him in 2004. The pair carried forward their relationship for a couple of years and broke up in 2008. Prior to dating Graham, she dated Jesse Carere and Mathew Whitehead. Her present relationship status is unknown.

McCurdy revealed in an article in The Huffington Post in March 2019 that she suffered from anorexia and bulimia nervosa from age 11. She also struggled with an eating disorder and was addicted to alcohol. Shortly after she lost her mother, she started drinking heavily.

In August 2022, in her memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died she revealed that she received $300,000 for not discussing her experience at the network. However, she turned down the offer and openly expressed her feelings for the network in her memoir.

Jennette McCurdy Net Worth

Jennette McCurdy’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $3.5 million as of 2023. The Sam & Cat actress owned a 2,600-square-foot house in the Studio City of Los Angeles, which she sold for $995,000 in November 2016.

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