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Alex Borstein net worth: 'The Marvelous Mrs Maisel' star co-owns $1.2M NYC apartment with ex

A look at how much manager Susie Myerson makes in real life.
Alex Borstein as Susie Myerson in 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' (Instagram - @maiseltv)
Alex Borstein as Susie Myerson in 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' (Instagram - @maiseltv)

Alex Borstein is popularly known for her role as Lois Griffin in the animated TV series, 'Family Guy' and as a cast member in the comedy series called 'MADtv'. Being one of the main cast in the fan-favorite animation series 'Family Guy', she makes a solid $100,000 per episode, as do the other voice actors. That rounds up to about $2 million per year, per actor. Actors can then bring in additional income from the sale of DVDs and any merchandise of said series. 


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Borstein took on the role of Susie Myerson, the manager of the protagonist, Miriam "Midge" Maisel, on Amazon Prime's hit series, 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel', as of 2017. For this particular role, she won two Primetime Emmys. She has had a successful film career, appearing in films like 'The Lizzie McGuire Movie', 'Catwoman', and 'Dinner for Schmucks'. In addition, the actress has lent her legendary voice to several projects, some of which include 'ParaNorman', 'The Angry Birds Movie', and 'Robot Chicken'. 


What is Alex Borstein's net worth?

Borstein has a net worth of more than a whopping $30 million, as of February 2022. Ѕhе hаѕ mаdе it this far via her ѕuссеѕѕful саrееr аѕ аn асtоr, vоісе аrtіѕt, соmеdіаn аnd wrіtеr.

Borstein also shares joint ownership of an apartment in NYC worth $1.2 million with her ex-husband Jackson Douglas, whom she met at the ACME Comedy Theatre. The couple split up in 2014, and shares two children. 


Alex got a start in her comedic career at Hollywood's ACME Comedy Theater, where she trained in improv. This is also where she'd meet her future husband, Jackson Douglas. Here, she began working on the animated shows titled, 'The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper' and 'Pinky and the Brain'.


She worked alongside her writing partner/future husband Douglas, soon after which she quit her job at an ad agency in order to pursue writing full-time. Between 1993 and 1994, Alex voiced several characters on 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers', and also lent her voice for Queen Machina/Robocupid on 'Power Rangers Zeo' (1996).


The next year, she joined the sketch comedy series, 'MADtv', for Fox as a featured writer. During her time here, Seth MacFarlane cast Alex as Lois Griffin on the famous Fox animated series, 'Family Guy'. The show premiered in January of 1999, and although it was canceled in 2002, Fox brought it back due to impressive DVD sales, in 2005.

Occasionally, she voices other characters and also considers creator Seth MacFarlane to be one of her good friends. Borstein has also appeared in other MacFarlane productions, some of which include the series, 'Bordertown' and the films, 'Ted' and 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'.


By the end of the third season of 'MADtv', Borstein became a full-fledged cast member. She appeared in around 127 episodes and was known for fan-favorite characters like Ms. Swan, a nail salon owner, Cordo the GAP troll, and reporter Sue Napersville.

In addition to her busy schedule as a writer, she is also the owner of a production company, which helps in seeing a significant increase in her net worth. She starred in the HBO series called 'Getting On', which is a remake of the British series of the same name, from 2013 up to its cancelation two years later.   

From 2013 to 2015, Alex played the role of head nurse Dawn Forchette on HBO's 'Getting On', and shortly after, in 2017, the creator of 'Gilmore Girls', Amy Sherman-Palladino cast her in what would soon become earn her worldwide fame: Susie Myerson, manager of comedian Miriam "Midge" Maisel, on Amazon Studios', 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'. 


Some of Borstein's movies include 'Ted',  'Love the Coopers', and the animated film, 'Extinct'. 

Season 4 of 'The Marvelous Mrs.Maisel' premieres on February 18, 2022, on Amazon Prime.