What was Conchata Ferrell’s Net Worth and Salary?
Conchata Ferrell was an American actress who had a net worth of $10 million at the time of her death in 2020. Conchata died on October 12, 2020 at the age of 77. Conchata Ferrell had a number of roles in popular sitcoms but was most well-known for playing Berta in all 12 seasons of “Two and a Half Men.” She also had supporting roles in such films as Network (1976), Mystic Pizza (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Erin Brockovich (2000), Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (2000), Mr. Deeds (2002) and K-PAX (2001). While her TV credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), as well as Townies (1996), Hearts Afire (1992), Night Court (1984), and Good Times (1974) among many others.
Conchata Ferrell appeared in over 200 episodes of “Two and a Half Men” between 2003 and 2015. At her peak she earned a salary of $150,000 per episode. That worked out to around $3.3 million per season.
Conchata Galen Ferrell (Early Life)
Conchata Galen Ferrell’s life began on March 28, 1943, in Loudendale, West Virginia. Born to Mescal Loraine and Luther Martin Ferrell, she was raised in Charleston, West Virginia, before her family moved to Circleville, Ohio. She spent two years at West Virginia University, left to work several jobs, and later completed her education at Marshall University, graduating with a degree in history education. Her first stage performance was at Marshall in 1969.
Her career was launched on stage with the Circle Repertory Company, and she gained recognition in the off-Broadway cast of “The Hot l Baltimore.” Her performance in “The Sea Horse” earned her multiple awards. She transitioned to film and television, with roles in “Heartland” and “Mystic Pizza,” as well as the sitcom “E/R.” She was nominated for an Emmy for her role on “L.A. Law” in 1992. Her film roles expanded to include “Deadly Hero,” “Network,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Erin Brockovich,” and more. On television, she appeared in shows like “Maude,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and “Friends.” In 2011, she returned to off-Broadway with “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” However, Ferrell is best known for her role as Berta on “Two and a Half Men,” which garnered her two Emmy nominations. She lent her voice to “Frankenweenie” and acted in the holiday film “A Very Nutty Christmas.”
Ferrell married Arnie Anderson around 1986 and was a mother and stepmother to three daughters.
On October 12, 2020, Conchata Ferrell passed away due to complications following cardiac arrest.