Pauley Perrette mostly known as Abby Sciuto from the famous television series Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has a whopping net worth of $50 million. Perrette major source of income is from her career as an American actress, singer, and writer.
Perrette used to earn a salary of $200 thousand per episode from the series NCIS from which she made this huge worth.
Earning From Television Series
Perrette has appeared in more than twenty-five television series, thirty movies, documentary, and short videos. In 2015, she earned a huge worth of $6 million from her film and television projects.
Highest Grossed Movies
Nickleby from 'Fantasy Hospital' has appeared in several movies but among them her highest grossed movie is Brother Bear where she has the voice of Female Lover Bear. The movie was made on a budget of $46 million and made a huge profit of $250 million from its worldwide collection.
Then her another movie 'The Ring' as Beth was the second highest-grossed movie released in 2002. The Horror Mystery genre movie was a low budget movie made on $48 million but from its worldwide collection, it made $249 million of profit.
Career As Singer
Perrette is a multi-talented personality as she has started her career as a singer a long time ago, which also helped to boost her worth. The first song of her career was "Stop Making Friends" and on February 10, 2009, she sang an official soundtrack for NCIS named The Official TV Songtrack.
She was later the lead singer of a band named "Pauley P." which she formed herself. Perrette has appeared in a music video titled "The Unnamed Feeling" for the heavy metal band 'Metallica'.
Earning As Voice Acting
Perrette has done over eight voice-overs in animated movies, video games, series, and short movies and earns a sum amount of money from it. She has dome voice acting for Batman Beyond: The Movie, Terminator: Termination, Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery, and others.
Earned $200 thousand From NCIS
Perrette started playing the role of Abby Sciuto from NCIS since 2003 and has appeared in 354 episodes till she left the show in 2018. Her earning per episode was $175,000 at first which was later raised to $200,000 per episode.
It is stated that Perrette has earned $8.5 million as her salary in her last season of NCIS in 2018.
Owns A Bakery
The Satan Hates You actress Marie Flowers co-owns a Southern-style bakery shop with her two best friends Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky in Manhattan. The shop's name is Donna Bell’s Bake Shop which was named after her beloved mother Donna Bell. The shop serves various delicious items like cupcakes, stack cakes, savory scratch biscuits, giant chocolate chip cookies, banana puddings and so on.
Author of Donna Bell's Bake Shop
Pauley Perrette is an author of a book named Donna Bell's Bake Shop: Recipes and Stories of Family, Friends, and Food. The book is all about the celebration of love and friendship with all the delicious recipes with photographs in it. Not only recipes, but the book also tells us how she and her best friends created the bakeshop.
Has 14 Tattoos On Her Body
By earning the huge worth, Pauley Perrette has also spent it well on the things she likes as she has drawn 14 tattoos all over her body. She has four tattoos on her upper back of angel, devil, stick figure, and daisy flower. Likewise, a number on her forearm, smiley face on knuckle and ankle, and others.
On average, an experienced tattoo artist with 5 to 10 years of experience take charge of $150 to $180 or $220 per hour. Seeing her tattoos Perrette has spent almost around $5,000 on her tattoos.
Donated $20,000 As A Reward
Alice Wisdom from Almost Famous has worked with America's Most Wanted in February 2004, where she gave a check of $10,000. The money was given as a reward to a person who helped to give any information which leads to arrest the murderer who killed Shannon Paulk. The victim Paulk was also from Perrette's hometown Prattville, Alabama.
In 2007, she again donated $10,000 to Detroit law enforcement officials which was also used as a reward. The money was for the person who lead information for the disappearance and murder of a seven-year-old girl, Raven Jeffries who lived in Detroit.