Peta Wilson Net Worth
Peta Wilson is a well-known actress and lingerie designer who has been acting professionally since 1995. She amassed a net worth of $10 Million through acting work and other business ventures; while also actively engaging in numerous charitable efforts; having donated over a $1 Million towards cancer research initiatives.
Wilson was born November 18th 1970 in Sydney Australia to parents Darcy Wilson (an Australian Army warrant officer) and Karlene White Wilson (an established catering business owner). Due to her father’s work in Papua New Guinea she spent her early years there which was not fondly remembered; once separated her mother took care of raising her.
Wilson relocated from Australia to Los Angeles after finishing her education, in order to pursue her ambition of becoming an actress. She took classes at the Actors Circle Theater and landed several small roles in independent films before auditioning for La Femme Nikita, an adaptation of French film Nikita. Wilson was selected for its lead role of Nikita over 200 other actresses auditioning.
Wilson earned critical acclaim throughout her tenure on the series for her portrayal of an elite government operative, earning two nominations for Gemini Awards as an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. Wilson co-starred with Alberta Watson, Eugene Robert Glazer Roy Dupuis and Don Francks among others.
In addition to her acting career, Wylie Wilson has also dabbled as a model and lingerie designer. In 2012 she launched her own lingerie line in Los Angeles called Wylie Wilson with its flagship store located there. Other works by this actress include Race Boy; Gardens of the Night and Belle.
Outside her work in entertainment, she has made investments in real estate properties as well. Her home in Venice, California is estimated to be worth approximately one million dollars and she also owns properties across both United States and Australia.
Wilson is an ardent Catholic who credits her faith with keeping her grounded during her career. She takes great pleasure in nature, maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle by enjoying activities such as scuba diving, horseback riding, swimming, cricket, painting and fitness enthusiasts such as yoga.
Peta Wilson remains extremely private about her personal life despite her wealth and has never publicly discussed any of her relationships. While she has had some romantic connections in the past, they all eventually ended – most notably one was with La Femme Nikita co-star Damian Harris; together they share son Marlowe. Unfortunately they parted ways and no longer reside together. Outside her career endeavors Wilson is extremely dedicated to charity work having donated over $1 Million towards cancer research as well as animal and human rights.