Helen Slater Net Worth

Helen Slater Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Helen Rachel Schlacter net worth is
$3 Million

Helen Rachel Schlacter Wiki Biography

Helen Rachel Slater was born on 15 December, 1963, in Bethpage, New York State USA, of Jewish descent, and is a singer, actress, and songwriter, best known for being part of the 1984 film “Supergirl” as the titular character. She has also made several successful films in “City Slickers”, “Ruthless People”, and “The Secret of My Success”. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Helen Slater? As of late-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. Aside from film, she has also found work on the stage and on various television projects; she was a regular during the run of the series “The Lying Game”. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will increase.

Helen Slater Net Worth $3 million

Slater attended the High School of performing Arts and matriculated in 1982. She made her acting debut in the same year, appearing in the ABC special “Amy & the Angel” alongside Meg Ryan and James Earl Jones. Two years later, she portrayed Supergirl in the film of the same name which was directed by Jeannot Szwarc. The film was not a success in the box office and received mixed reviews, which would lead to the controversial decision of DC comics killing the character in 1985, though a new Supergirl would later appear in the comics, and the film would slowly develop a cult following.

Helen’s next film would be “The Legend of Billie Jean” in 1985 in which she was paired with Christian Slater. She then appeared in the comedies “The Secret of My Success” and “Ruthless People”. This led to a lot more high profile roles including “City Slickers” alongside Billy Crystal, and “Sticky Fingers”. She also appeared in the film “A House in the Hills” and the crime drama “No Way Back”. She continued her career into the ‘90s and 2000s, with projects such as “12:01” and “Seeing Other People”.

Aside from her films, Slater became a part of numerous television shows, such as “Supernatural”, “Batman: The Animated Series”, and “The Lying Game”. She also appeared in “Seinfeld” as a love interest of Jerry Seinfeld, and had a recurring role in the hit television series “Smallville”. She is also Supergirl’s adoptive mother in the recent “Supergirl” television series. Helen has appeared in various stage projects too, including “Grease”, and “Shakespeare in Friends”. She also co-founded the theatre group called “The Naked Angels”. All have added to her net worth.

Throughout the course of her career, she became part of several musical projects too, including “Lassie” and “Happy Together”. She released the CD “One of These Days” in 2003 which contained original songs. She also became an honoree during the 50th anniversary publication of DC entitled “Fifty Who Made DC Great”. Later on, she would write a Supergirl story entitled “A Hero’s Journey”, which was part of the 50th issue of the “Supergirl” comic book.

For her personal life, it is known that Helen married filmmaker Robert Watzke in 1989, and they have a daughter.

Full NameHelen Slater
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 15, 1963
Place Of BirthBethpage, New York, United States
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
EducationHigh School of Performing Arts, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, William A. Shine Great Neck South High School
SpouseRobert Watzke
ChildrenHannah Nika Watzke
ParentsGerald Slater, Alice Joan Citrin
SiblingsDavid Slater
MoviesSupergirl, The Legend of Billie Jean, The Secret of My Success, City Slickers, Ruthless People, A House in the Hills, No Way Back, Betrayal of the Dove, 12:01, Seeing Other People, Beautiful Wave, Nowhere in Sight, Happy Together, The Long Way Home, A Remarkable Life, Lassie, The Curse of Downers Gr...
TV ShowsThe Lying Game, Capital News, Michael Hayes, The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible
1Often portrays smart and/or artistic characters who get into trouble
1[on her performance in 'Sticky Fingers' (1988)] One of the ways Melanie and I prepared for our roles was to invent clown characters. My clown's name was 'Colleen,' which we changed to 'Caullie Flower,' and Melanie's clown was 'Little Mellie Joy.' There's an actual specific formula to doing clown work. You have the authority figure and the clown, and what 'clown' means to both Melanie and I is that you're on the wire. That's the beauty of the art of the clown... that they're so open, all the way.
2[on her character "Mary" in No Way Back (1995)] Mary . . . is a chatty, loopy, quirky flight attendant who doesn't understand all that's going on around her. She realizes the situation soon enough and perceives Yuji is innocent, but she knows that Zack is also in a terrible conflict with his son. Yet she questions him: Why is he doing this? How can he take this guy [Yuji] to his death? Mary wises up very quickly.
3[on her teen years] I was terribly gawky--too goofy to become a high-kicking cheerleader--with stringy brown hair and bad posture. Definitely nobody noticeable!
4[about her character "Christy Wills" in The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)] At first I wanted her to appear more military-like, wearing more blue and the like, but then Herb [director Herbert Ross] told me to have her display more female qualities, which turned out to be right because we could then see she was more apt to being both an executive and a woman.
5[on looking at herself in the home-made Supergirl costume she wore to her audition] I looked at myself in the mirror and I thought, "I look like such a jackass".
6[on facing mid-life crisis] I can't speak for all women, but I do think that . . . I mean, me and my girlfriends, we definitely . . . we're in crisis on a continuous basis . . . or at least monthly, for sure, I don't know. It's funny because we just bust ourselves! We go to therapy, we eat right, we stay away from caffeine, we try to have loving relationships with our mothers and more communication with our fathers, and still the black abyss will open up!
1Appearing at Collector Mania convention, coming back into the limelight. [April 2006]
2She played Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El / Supergirl / Linda Lee in Supergirl (1984), Superman's mother Lara Lor-Van in Smallville (2001), and Supergirl's foster mother Eliza Danvers in Supergirl (2015).
3Tested successfully for a role in The Slugger's Wife (1985) but was forced to drop the part due to contractual details.
4Both she and Christian Slater achieved early success playing brother and sister in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985), leading many to believe they were real-life siblings. Although they share the same last name, they are not, in fact, related.
5Reunited with her Happy Together (1989) co-star Patrick Dempsey in an episode from his sitcom Grey's Anatomy (2005).
6Ranked # 70 on VH1's "!00 Greatest Teen Stars".
7Released 2nd album titled "Crossword." Another self-penned collection of music recorded live in a studio. This time, music is more jazz inspired, rather than folk like her debut. Slater had written songs for her "Crossword" album before her first album was released. After recording "Crossword," Slater was prepared to compose another collection for album #3. [January 2005]
8Best friend is Helen Hunt.
9Was a member of the Actor's Movement Studio.
10Wrote a musical called "Ugly Duckling." Though a take on the original story, it is written for adults and centers around human characters, and she is trying to get it published.
11Spoke to Christopher Reeve about portraying a superhero. They spent all day on the streets of New York with Reeve giving advice on being a super-heroine.
12Gained over 20 pounds for the role in Supergirl (1984).
13Barry Friedman was one of her acting coaches at the New York High School for Performing Arts.
14Her real hair color is brown. After dying it once for Supergirl (1984), she kept it blonde for her future roles until she became a spokeswoman for Preferance by L'oreal. She can be seen with her natural hair in her first feature, ABC Afterschool Specials: Amy & the Angel (1982).
15Was the first girl to audition for Supergirl (1984). The producers thought she was the strongest of all who auditioned, and after months of callbacks and screen tests, she was cast.
16In addition to her piano skills, she is also a classically trained singer.
17Co-founded the New York-based Theater group The Naked Angels with Gina Gershon.
18Attended the premiere of Supergirl (1984) with Superman (1978) star Christopher Reeve. Reeve was originally set for a cameo in the film, playing cousin to Slater as Superman, but bowed out later.
19Enjoys singing and playing the piano.
20Performed some of her own stunts in Supergirl (1984).
21Attended and graduated from the famous New York High School of Performing Arts.
22Gave birth to a 7-lb., 10-oz. baby girl, Hannah Nika, on August 28, 1995.


Vote Garner!2009Video shortZerelda Paws
Greek2009TV SeriesDr. Magda Stephanopoulos
Eleventh Hour2009TV SeriesSusan Wynne
Supernatural2009TV SeriesSusan Carter
Sock Puppet Inferno!2008ShortHansha
Crossing Jordan2007TV SeriesElaine Tallridge
The New Adventures of Old Christine2006TV SeriesLiz
Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall2006TV MovieStella Andre
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesNadia Shelton
Seeing Other People2004Penelope
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004TV SeriesSusan Coyle
Boston Public2003TV SeriesMrs. McNeal
Will & Grace2001TV SeriesPeggy Truman
Nowhere in Sight2001Carly Bauers
American Adventure2000TV MovieKathy
Carlo's Wake1999Lisa Torello
Best Friends for Life1998TV MoviePammy Cahill
Michael Hayes1997-1998TV SeriesJulie Siegel
The Wonderful World of Disney1997TV SeriesKatherine's Mom
Caroline in the City1997TV SeriesCassandra Thompson
No Way Back1995Mary
The Steal1995Kim
Parallel Lives1994TV MovieElsa Freedman
Lassie1994Laura Turner
Couples1994TV MovieNina
Batman: The Animated Series1992-1994TV SeriesTalia Talia al Ghul
A House in the Hills1993Alex Weaver
Chantilly Lace1993TV MovieHannah
12:011993TV MovieLisa Fredericks
Betrayal of the Dove1993Ellie West
Dream On1992TV SeriesSarah
Seinfeld1992TV SeriesBecky Gelke
Queen Esther1992Video shortQueen Esther (voice)
The Hidden Room1991TV SeriesLauren
City Slickers1991Bonnie Rayburn
The Great Air Race1990TV MovieJacqui Cochrane
Capital News1990TV SeriesAnne McKenna
Happy Together1989Alexandra Page
Sticky Fingers1988Hattie
The Secret of My Succe$s1987Christy Wills
Ruthless People1986Sandy Kessler
The Legend of Billie Jean1985Billie Jean
Supergirl1984Kara Zor-El Supergirl Linda Lee
ABC Afterschool Specials1982TV SeriesAmy Watson
The Hard WayfilmingRobin
Supergirl2015-2017TV SeriesEliza Danvers
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year2016VideoMartha Kent (voice)
A Remarkable Life2016Iris
DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High2016TV MovieMartha Kent (voice)
Agent X2015TV SeriesHelen Eckhart
DC Super Hero Girls2015TV SeriesMartha Kent
The Curse of Downers Grove2015Diane
Mad Men2015TV SeriesSheila
The Young and the Restless2014TV SeriesDr. Chiverton
Echo Park2014Julia
Caper2014TV SeriesLuke's Mom
The Good Mother2013TV MovieCheryl
The Lying Game2011-2013TV SeriesKristin Mercer
Model Minority2012Mrs. Ambrose
Drop Dead Diva2011TV SeriesPenny Brecker
Rock the House2011TV MovieDiane
Gigantic2010-2011TV SeriesJennifer Brooks
Private Practice2011TV SeriesErin George
Beautiful Wave2011Jane - Nicole's Mother
Smallville2007-2010TV SeriesLara-El
CSI: NY2010TV SeriesElizabeth Harris


A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater2011Video short performer: "White Sand and Grey Sand" - uncredited
Nowhere in Sight2001lyrics: "Detour" / music: "Detour"


Sock Puppet Inferno!2008Short


Time Stands Still2007Short assistant producer


Supergirl1984stunts - uncredited


On the Pool Patio with Ilya Salkind2011Documentary thanks
Then She Found Me2007thanks


A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater2011Video shortHerself - Special Guest
Heroic Ambition2010DocumentaryHerself / Supergirl
Supergirl: The Last Daughter of Krypton2008Video documentary shortHerself
Whatever Happened To?2007TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Show2007TV SeriesHerself
You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman2006Video documentaryHerself
100 Greatest Teen Stars2006TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Long Way Home1997Documentary voice
The Arsenio Hall Show1991-1993TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1984-1991TV SeriesHerself
The Making of 'City Slickers'1991TV Short documentaryHerself
Supergirl: The Making of the Movie1984TV Movie documentaryHerself / Supergirl

Archive Footage

I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryBillie Jean Davy
Fred Roos and the Casting of 'The Outsiders'2005Video documentary shortHerself
50 Years of Funny Females1995TV Movie documentaryHerself
Lassie1994Video GameLaura Turner

Nominated Awards

1985Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest ActressSupergirl (1984)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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