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Leslie Jordan Net Worth: Leslie Jordan is an American actor and playwright who has a net worth of $2.5 million. He was born Leslie Allen Jordan on April 29, 1955, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Leslie is appreciated for his numerous appearances in both film and TV. Hailing from the South and at a height of 4 ft 11 in (1.50 m), Jordan made a big step moving to Hollywood in 1982. Under Carolyn Barry’s tutelage, he became highly present figure in commercial spots. Broadway and TV invariably were the next step. One of his best onstage performances was his rendition of Brother Boy in Sordid Lives, a role that he also took both to the big and the small screen. As for his TV work, it includes guest appearances on such shows as Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Star Trek: Voyager, Caroline in the City, Boston Public, Boston Legal, Nash Bridges as well as his secondary role on Hearts Afire. In the midst of it all, this multi-talented artist involved himself deeply in writing as well. Leslie Jordan wrote and starred in the autobiographical play, Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel, a stage act that was also turned into a motion picture. But let’s not forget to name a few of his off-the-wall movie projects like Frankenstein General Hospital (1988), Black Velvet Pantsuit (1995) and Farm Sluts (2003). However, all of Jordan’s engagements came at a price. A self-proclaimed abuser of substances and sex, Jordan did jail time several times for DUI before facing his inner demons and reaching full recovery by 1996. Today’s audiences know him as Karen’s pretentious, sexually ambiguous rival Beverley Leslie on the popular series Will & Grace. This role earned him an Emmy Award for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006. Being openly gay, he has also starred in the pilot episode of Laugh Out, the first interactive, gay-themed comedy show on a world level
Inspirational Quotes by Leslie Jordan
I fell out of the womb and landed in my mother’s high heels.Leslie Jordan
I will never be a Robert De Niro or Meryl Streep, the kind of actor that disappears into a role.Leslie Jordan
I always call my journey into sobriety, my journey into queerdom, because I really did hate everything about myself.Leslie Jordan
I honor the sanctity of all religions – I’m not here to put them down. But the only religion that I personally embrace is the religion of kindness.Leslie Jordan
People are really surprised when they meet me that I’m a recluse. People think I’m very gregarious and outgoing – and I am – I’m thinking about writing a book about it called ‘The Gregarious Recluse.’ How the more that you put me out there in front of audiences, the more that when I have down time I have to disappear.Leslie Jordan