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Monica Potter Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Monica Potter was born on 30th June 1971 in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA. Her birth name is Monica Gregg Brokaw. Her father’s name was Paul Brokaw and her mother’s name is Nancy Brokaw. Monica’s father died in 2002 of cardiovascular disease. Her father invented the first flame-resistant and her mother was a secretary in a hospital. She has got three sisters and they are named as Kerry, Jessica, and Brigette. She was raised Catholic and her maternal grandparents were Irish immigrants. Monica wanted to become an actress since her childhood. She spent part of her early years in Arab, Alabama. She worked at a flower shop during the age of 12 and later in her teens, a sub sandwich shop and did something modeling for newspaper and magazine ads and local newspaper.
Likewise, she attended the Villa Angela Academy and later graduated from Euclid High School. During her elementary school, she began acting at the Cleveland Play House. Monica Potter holds American nationality and belongs to mixed (German, English, Scottish, distant French Huguenot/Belgian, remote Swedish) ethnicity. She has 5 feet 7 inches height. She has blonde hair colour and has blue eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
Monica Potter Career
Monica Potter began her career when she featured in Alan Jackson’s music video for his song ‘Tall, Tall Trees’. She began her acting career from the CBS series ‘The Young and the Restless’ in 1994. Later, she portrayed the role of Tricia Poe alongside Nicolas Cage in 1997 thriller ‘Con Air’. She appeared as Kate Durrell along with Vince Vaughan in ‘A Cool, Dry Place’ by the following year.
Monica made her breakthrough from her performance in the 2001 American thriller ‘Along Came a Spider’ in 2001 and appeared the lead role of Lucy in the 2002 comedy ‘I’m with Lucy’. She appeared in the 2004 horror movie ‘Saw’ and was cast in the legal drama ‘Boston Legal’ from 2004 to 2005. Her other notable roles include as ‘Without Limits’, ‘Reversible Errors’, ‘Patch Adams’, ‘The Profit’, ‘The House on the Left’, and many more. Also, she is the founder of the company ‘Monica Potter Home’ since 2014 and her company deals on natural skin care products as well as home décor and home goods.
Additionally, she won Critic’s Choice TV Award in the category Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for ‘Parenthood’ in 2013, nominated for Golden Globe Award in the category Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for ‘Parenthood’ in 2014, and also nominated several times in her career.
Monica Potter Relationship
The 47 years old, Monica Potter is currently in a complicated marital relationship because she filed for the divorce which has not been finalized yet. She is currently married to Christopher Allison(an orthopedic surgeon) since February 14, 2007, and the couple has welcomed a child named Molly Brigid Allison on August 3, 2005. Her husband joined the US Navy Reserve as a doctor in March 2015, with the starting rank of Lieutenant Commander. But, the couple has filed for the divorce in February 2018. Previously, she was married to Tom Potter from July 21, 1990, to April 4, 1998. The couple welcomed two sons: Daniel Potter (born 1990) and Liam Potter (born 1994).
Monica Potter Net Worth and Online Presence
The American actress, Monica Potter has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of around $3 million USD. Likewise, Monica has around 75k followers on Instagram, about 90k followers on Twitter, and around 120k followers on Facebook.