Cara Buono Net Worth

Cara Buono Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Cara Buono net worth is
$4 million

Cara Buono Wiki Biography

Cara Buono was born on 1st March 1974, in The Bronx, New York City USA, of part-Italian ancestry, and is an actress, producer, screenwriter and director, perhaps best known for appearances in the television series “New York 911” playing first aid worker Grace Foster, and in “The Sopranos” portraying Christopher Moltisanti’s wife. Recently she appeared in the series “Person of Interest” and “Stranger Things”. Bouno has been active in the entertainment industry since 1992.

How rich is the actress? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of Cara Buono net worth is as much as $4 million, as of the data presented at the beginning of 2018. Television and films are the major source of Buono’s wealth, although she adds sums from various endorsement deals, too.

Cara Buono Net Worth $4 million

To begin with, the girl was raised in The Bronx in a working family with two brothers and a sister. She graduated from Columbia University in 1995 with a double specialization in English and political science.

Concerning her professional career, Cara Buono made her debut as an actress in “Spook House”, then began her film career starring with Jeremy Irons and Ethan Hawke in “Waterland” in 1992. In 1997, she directed and produced the short film “Baggage” (1997) starring Liev Schreiber, since when much of her work has been in independent films, such as “Next Stop Wonderland” (1998) by Brad Anderson, “Chutney Popcorn” (1999) directed by Nisha Ganatra and “Two Ninas” (1999) by Neil Turitz which was also co-produced by Buono. The same year, she played a small role as a young Gerry Cummins in the television movie “Deep in My Heart” (1999). Her net worth was now well established.

In the new century, Buono received a starring role in the sixth and final season of “Third Watch” in which she appeared as the paramedic Grace Foster, and was then seen in the sixth season of “The Sopranos” (2006 – 2007) as Kelli Moltisanti and in the sixth season of “Dead Zone” (2007) as Sheriff Anna Turner. For her guest role of Faye Miller in the fourth season of the series “Mad Men” (2010), Buono was nominated for Primetime Emmy as well as for Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2012, she starred in the dark comedy film “The Discoverers” by Justin Schwarz, before appearing in 2013 as a guest star in the series “Castle”, “Good Wife” and “Elementary”. In 2014, she was cast as a main in the psychological thriller film “A Good Marriage” based on the novel of the same name written by Stephen King. In the fourth season of the series “Person of Interest” (2014 – 2015) Buono played the recurring role of Martine Rousseau, adding steadily to her net worth.

More recently, since 2016, Buono has been portraying Karen Wheeler in the Netflix series “Stranger Things”, and landed the episodic roles in the television series “The Blacklist” Redemption” (2017) and “Bull” (2017).

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Cara Buono’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the actress, she married Peter Thum in the middle of 2009; her husband is a social entrepreneur and founder of Ethos Water. They have one child.

Full NameCara Buono
Net Worth$4 million
Date Of BirthMarch 1, 1974
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City USA
Height1.65 m
EducationColumbia University, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
SpousePeter Thum
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer
MoviesLet Me In, Hulk, Paper Towns, The Cowboy Way, Kicking and Screaming, Killer: A Journal of Murder, Artie Lange's Beer League, Waterland, Chutney Popcorn
TV ShowsStranger Things
1She is of Italian descent.
2Ran three New York City Marathons: 1998, 1999, and 2005. She was set to run the 2006 NYC Marathon but had to drop about a week before due to an injury.
3She graduated from Columbia University in 3 years, class of 1993, with a double major in English and political science.


Dream Street1989TV SeriesJoann
Half the Perfect World2016completedSonia
Stranger Things2016TV SeriesKaren Wheeler
The Mysteries of Laura2015TV SeriesJulia Davis
Emily & Tim2015Emily (Segment 3)
Paper Towns2015Mrs. Jacobsen
Person of Interest2014-2015TV SeriesMartine Rousseau
A Good Marriage2014Betty Pike
Elementary2014TV SeriesSarah Cushing
The Carrie Diaries2014TV SeriesPenny
The Good Wife2013TV SeriesCharlene Peterson
Castle2013TV SeriesSiobhan O'Doul
The Discoverers2012Nell
Drew Peterson: Untouchable2012TV MovieKathleen Savio
A Gifted Man2011TV SeriesCarol Gordan
Hawaii Five-02011TV SeriesAgent Allison Marsh
Brothers & Sisters2011TV SeriesRose
Mad Men2010TV SeriesFaye Miller
Let Me In2010/IOwen's Mother
Betrayed2010/IIShortAmy Waite
NCIS2009TV SeriesNavy Comm Sarah Resnik
ER2009TV SeriesLisa Salamunovich
The Unquiet2008TV MovieJulie Bishop
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2008TV SeriesRachel Zelinsky
The Dead Zone2007TV SeriesSheriff Anna Turner
Cthulhu2007Dannie Marsh
The Sopranos2006-2007TV SeriesKelli Moltisanti Kelli Lombardo
Law & Order1996-2007TV SeriesAttorney Shannon / Alice Simonelli / Shelly Taggert
Beer League2006Linda Salvo
Third Watch2004-2005TV SeriesGrace Foster
From Other Worlds2004Joanne Schwartzbaum
Six Months to Live2004TV Series shortAlice
Miss Match2003TV SeriesMichelle Schiff
Hulk2003Edith Banner
Queens Supreme2003TV SeriesBettina Martinelli
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven2002Video GameSarah (voice)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesTracy Logan - Eric's Girlfriend
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2002TV SeriesCharlotte Fielding
Family Law2001TV SeriesCarly Hanson
Attention Shoppers2000Claire Suarez
Takedown2000Christina Painter (unconfirmed)
Happy Accidents2000Bette
In a Class of His Own1999TV MovieSherry Donato
Chutney Popcorn1999Janis
Two Ninas1999Nina Cohen
Deep in My Heart1999TV MovieYoung Gerry Cummins
Man of the Century1999Virginia Clemens
River Red1998Rachel
Lulu on the Bridge1998Molly (DVD deleted scene) (uncredited)
Next Stop Wonderland1998Julie
Made Men1997Toni-Ann Antonelli
New York Undercover1996TV SeriesConnie
Kicking and Screaming1995Kate
The Single Guy1995TV SeriesChristie
Killer: A Journal of Murder1995Esther Lesser
The Cowboy Way1994Teresa Salazar
A Dog Race in Alaska1993Short
Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story1993TV MovieTracey Lien
In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco1993TV Movie
Tribeca1993TV SeriesRose Polito
Waterland1992Judy Dobson
I'll Fly Away1992TV SeriesDiane
CBS Schoolbreak Special1991TV SeriesAbby Morris






Two Ninas1999associate producer


Futurestates2011TV Series thanks - 1 episode
Adventureland2009the filmmakers wish to thank
Cake2005/Ispecial thanks


17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
The Sopranos: A Sitdown2007TV Short documentaryHerself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2011OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesMad Men (2007)
1992Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children's SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)

Known for movies

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