Quick Facts of Maura Lynn Tierney

  • Full NameMaura Lynn Tierney
  • Net Worth$10 Million
  • Date of Birth03 February, 1965
  • NicknameTierney
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Ethnicity North American
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1987–present
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Dark Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseBilly Morrissette (m. 1993; div. 2006)
  • Height5feet 3inches (1.6 m)
  • Education New York University
  • Horoscope Aquarius

Maura Tierney is an American film and television actress who is best known for her roles as Lisa Miller on the sitcom, NewsRadio, and as Abby Lockhart on the medical drama, ER. Moreover, she also played the role of Helen Solloway on the television drama, The Affair for which she got a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2016.

Tierney has maintained an impressive net worth and earns a lucrative amount of salary from her profession. Besides, she got married to Billy Morrissette, an American actor. If you love to know more in details about Tierney’s career as well as her personal life, net worth, and age, take a look into the biography of Maura Tierney.

Who is Maura Lynn Tierney? Her Bio & Wiki

Maura Tierney is one of the prominent actresses in the entertainment industry. Moreover, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2001. Also, she was a part of the Boston Globe Drama Festival while a student at Notre Dame Academy.

Tierney was born as Maura Lynn Tierney on 3rd February 1965, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Moreover, Tierney’s nationality is American and her ethnicity is North American. She was raised by her parents, Pat Tierney, a real estate broker and her late father, Joseph M. Tierney who was a prominent Boston politician who served on the Boston City Council for 15 years.

Concerning about Tierney’s education, she attended Mount Alvernia Academy Elementary School and Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts where her studies included drama, which led to her appearance at the Boston Globe Drama Festival. After graduation, she enrolled in New York University, where she majored first in dance and then in drama.

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 Maura Tierney’s Career, TV Shows, Movies

Talking about Maura Tierney’s profession, Tierney started her career since 1987 where her big break was a role in Disney’s made-for-TV film, Student Exchange. Her first starring role in a movie was in a low-budget independent film, Dead Women in Lingerie, which shot in 24 days.

Furthermore, Tierney had several small roles in film and television but first received regular national exposure with her leading role in the sitcom, NewsRadio (1995-1999). While part of the NewsRadio cast, she also appeared in many successful films of the late 1990s and early 2000s including Primal FearLiar LiarPrimary ColorsForces of Nature and Welcome to Mooseport.

In 2011, Tierney starred in one episode of The Office as Robert California’s wife. Later in 2018, she joined the cast of Beautiful Boy, based on the memoir of the same name by David Sheff, a dark family drama along with Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. In June 2018, she joined the cast of The Report as an intense, driven, somewhat vengeful Counterterrorism expert determined to get behind any program that promises to get the intel that will stop another attack from happening.

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How much is Maura Tierney’s Salary & Net Worth?

As of 2019, Maura Tierney has an estimated net worth of $10 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth. However, it is found that she has a net worth of $8 Million as per The Richest net worth. But, we can assume that she has a net worth in six-figures. Moreover, she earns an average salary of an American actress, which is $50249 in the United States.

Tierney’s is also starred in the American TV series The Office as Susan California. Maura Tierney’s cast members, Steve Carrel earned $175,000 per episode starting with the 3rd season. Moreover, John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer also earn around $20,000 for the beginning of the series. Starting with the 4th season, the two started getting paid more than $100,000 per episode.

Well, her movie is now grossing pretty well at the box office. One of her 2001’s movie, Insomnia earned $113.7 million at the box office, on a budget of $46 million. In the film, she worked alongside Larry Holden, Jonathan Jackson, Martin Donovan, Katharine Isabelle and more. Whereas the American actor Jonathan has a net worth of $3 million.

Maura Tierney’s Hancock Park House

Maura Tierney has listed her Hancock Park-area home for sale at the cost of $2,195,000. Moreover, the house based on 3,051-square-foot Craftsman and consists of 4 bedrooms and three bathrooms with a 2-story guest house, pool, and spa.

Maura Tierney's Hancock Park House
Maura Tierney’s Hancock Park House

Furthermore, the house built in 1913 and the kitchen has stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry. Also, the dining room has vintage period built-ins, and there is a balcony off the master bedroom suite, and the living room has a fireplace and French doors that open onto a wooden deck. Besides, there is a brick patio area with an outdoor fireplace.

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Who is Maura Tierney’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Coming up to Maura Tierney’s personal life, Tierney tied the knot with Billy Morrissette, an actor, and director. The couple married on 1st February 1993, two days before her 28th birthday after they first met on the set of an unaired television series.

Maura Tierney Divorced Her Husband After A Longtime; Revealed About Battle With Cancer And A Sense Of Relief Too
Maura Tierney Divorced Her Husband After A Longtime; Revealed About Battle With Cancer And A Sense Of Relief Too

However, their relationship didn’t last for long, and they filed for divorce in 2006 due to irreconcilable differences. Besides, Tierney hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Neither she did anything wrong that someone would raise a finger on her character.

Currently, Tierney is living a single life and busy with her work while focusing on her career. Hopefully, we assume that she will marry again with a good looking man with some good habits and give us interesting news.


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