What was Kirstie Alley's net worth? Deceased 'Cheers' star donated $5M to Church of Scientology in 2007

What was Kirstie Alley's net worth? Deceased 'Cheers' star donated $5M to Church of Scientology in 2007
'Cheers' and 'Drop Dead Gorgeous' star Kirstie Alley died at the age of 71 after battling cancer (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Kirstie Alley, the star of 'Cheers' and 'Drop Dead Gorgeous', has died at the age of 71. Alley's children, True and Lillie Parker, announced that she died after a short battle with cancer. “She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead,” a statement from the family read. 

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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Alley had a net worth of $40 million at the time of her death. The actress reportedly bought an 8,800-square-foot mansion in Los Angeles for $2.988 million in 2000. She then listed the property for sale for $11.97 million in November 2018 and reportedly accepted $7.8 million for the property in April 2021. She purchased Lisa Marie Presley's Clearwater, Florida mansion for $1.5 million in 2000.

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Alley owned property in the town of Islesboro, Maine, for as many as 30 years. She and her then-husband Parker Stevenson bought the 21-room mansion in 1991, but both moved to different properties in Maine after their divorce in 1997, as per reports.

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Alley, who was a Scientologist, notably went through a Scientology-affiliated treatment program to end her dependency on cocaine. She reportedly bought a waterfront mansion in Clearwater, Florida from former Scientologist Lisa Marie Presley back in 2000. In 2007, she donated $5 million to the Church of Scientology.

Alley rose to fame in 1987 after she starred as Rebecca Howe on NBC's 'Cheers'. She was also seen on several television shows, including 'Veronica's Closet', 'Fat Actress', 'Kirstie' and 'Scream Queens'. On the big screen, she appeared in 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' (1982), 'Summer School' (1987), 'Look Who's Talking' (1989), 'It Takes Two' (1995), and 'Drop Dead Gorgeous' (1999).

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Alley's life was chronicled on the A&E reality TV series 'Kirstie Alley's Big Life' in 2010. She competed on season 12 of 'Dancing with the Stars' and 'The Masked Singer'. Alley earned a Golden Globe for best actress and an Emmy for outstanding lead actress back in 1991. She bagged her second Emmy for her portrayal of Sally Goodson in 'David's Mother' in 1994.

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