Who is Judy Greer?

Judith Therese Evans who is professionally known as Judy Greer is an American actress, comedian, director and author. She is primarily known as a character actress who has appeared in supporting roles in a variety of films. She is well-known for portraying her role as Kitty Sanchez in the Fox sitcom “Arrested Development”. Before entering the entertainment industry, she adopted her mother’s maiden name to distinguish herself from the many Judy or Judi Evans in the entertainment industry. She is the author of the autobiographical book, “I Don’t Know What You Know Me From Confessions of a Co-Star.”

Quick Info
Celebrated NameJudy Greer
ProfessionActress, Comedian, Director, Author
Birth DateJuly 20, 1975
Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan, US
Full NameJudith Therese Evans
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Rich Evans
Mother: Mollie Ann
HusbandDean E. Johnsen
Step Kids2
Net Worth$5 million
EthnicityGerman, English, Scottish and Irish
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight61 kg (135 lbs)
Body Measurements34-24-34 inches
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorBlue

Judy Greer


Judy was born on July 20, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She is currently 44 years old and has the star sign of Cancer. She is a daughter to mother, Mollie Ann who is a hospital administrator and to father, Rich Evans who is a mechanical engineer. Her mother was once a nun. She left the convent after eight years, being “Kicked out” for wild behaviour, including owning a red bathing suit.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Greer is American by nationality and is of the white race. She belongs to German, English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.

Besides that Judy stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) and weighing about 61 kg (135 lbs) with the body measurement of 34-24-34 inches.  Additionally, her hair colour is light brown and her eye colour is blue.

Early Life of Judy Greer

Greer was raised as Roman Catholic. She grew up in Redford Township and Livonia. She had attended Churchill High School where she was a part of the Creative and Performing Arts Program. Later, she graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in 1997.

Judy Greer


Judy did several odd jobs during college which latter bagged her first film role in the romantic comedy “Kissing a Fool” in 1998 just after three days of graduation. She initially moved to California to attend the premiere of the film but decided to settle as she became a cast in a role in the dark comedy “Jawbreaker.” She made her TV debut on the episode “Angels and Devils” of the fantasy drama “Early edition” in 1997 and also landed a recurring role in the CBS sitcom “Love and Money” in 1999. However, she also did several supporting roles in a host of films including “Three Kings,” “The Specials,” “What Women Want,” “The Wedding Planner” and “Adaptation”.

She got her breakthrough role as Kitty Sanchez in the Fox sitcom “Arrested Development” in 2003 which ran successfully for three episodes and was later renewed for a fourth season for Netflix in 2013. She continued to appear in films including “13 Going on 30,” “The Village,” “Cursed,” “Elizabethtown” and “27 Dresses.” She voice-acted on television animation show “Family Guy” and also guest appeared on “Just Shoot Me!,” “CSI: Miami” and “My Name Is Earl” and also had a major role in the short-lived series “Love Monkey.”

Judy also appeared as Ingrid “Fatty Magoo” Nelson in two episodes of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” in 2007 and 2011 and as Trixie in four episodes of “Californication” between 2007 and 2012. Eventually, she played three different characters in the CBS sitcom, “Two and a Half Men” in 2007 and 2011. However, in 2007, she had landed with her own television series, the ABC sitcom “Miss Guided” as Becky Freeley. The same year, she did a major role in the indie satire “Visioneers” and also appeared as a yoga instructor in one of Apple’s “Get a Mac” ads.


Eventually, in 2009, she lent her voice to the character of Cheryl Tunt on the animated series “Archer” and also lent her voice to Wendy Park on the stop-motion animated sitcom “Glenn Martin.” During that time, she also did guest roles in “ER,” “House,” “Modern Family,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Warren the Ape.” Her film credits during that time, include “Love Happens,” “Love & Other Drugs,” “The Descendants” and “Jeff, Who Lives at Home.”

In 2014, she released her autobiographical book, “I Don’t Know What You Know Me From Confessions of a Co-Star”. The same year, her 2011 workout web-series “Reluctantly Healthy” adapted into a series for The CW. She also played the in the science fiction film “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” in the same year and also reprised her role in the third part of the series “War for the Planet of the Apes” in 2017. She had a main role in the 2014 FX comedy series “Married” and also co-starred the films like “Tomorrowland,” “Jurassic World” and “Ant-Man” in 2015.

Furthermore, the actress has lent her voice in the Netflix animated series “Ask the Storybots” in 2016 and also voiced “StoryBots Super Songs.” She also starred in the superhero film “Ant-Man and the Wasp” and the horror film “Halloween.” In 2018, she starred in “Kidding” and in “Let’s Go Luna.” She also appeared in “Buffaloed,” “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” “Playing with Fire,” “Uncle Frank,” “Valley Girl,” “Into the Dark” and “Close Enough” in 2020.

Personal Life of Judy Greer

Greer married Dean E. Johnsen who is an executive producer of Real Time with Bill Maher. She is a stepmother to Johnsen’s two children from his previous marriage. The couple resides in Los Angeles.

Judy Greer


Greer has associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed a lot in many films. She had won many nominations in awards along with one title award. She had won Denver Film Festival Awards in 2011.


Greer has an active Instagram account as @misjudygreer with 324k followers and twitter account as @missjudygreer with 101.8k followers. She also owns a Facebook account as @OfficialJudyGreer with 46,584 likes and 455,945 followers.

Net Worth

Judy is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Greer currently has about $5 million approximately.