Who is Parker Posey?

Parker Posey is a renowned America based actress and musician. She has appeared in numerous films and television series throughout her career. The famous actress is well known for her sitcoms where she has appeared in a diverse role. She also plays the mandolin and has sung with aplomb. Throughout her career, she has already landed in many lead roles and has also worked in more than 30 odd projects, and has created a benchmark for other upcoming actresses in Hollywood. You can also know her for their quick-wit and sense of humor. The actress has landed her roles in a variety of genres including Indie, horror, and comedy.

Quick Info
Full NameParker Christian Posey
Birth DateNovember 8, 1968
Birth PlaceBaltimore, Maryland, US
Star SignScorpio
ParentsFather: Chris Posey
Mother: Lynda Posey
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$10 million
Height5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
Body Measurements34-25-35 inches
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBrown

Parker Posey


Posey whose birth name is Parker Christian Posey was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States on November 8, 1968. Presently, she is 51 years old and has the star sign of Scorpio. She is an only daughter to her mother, Lynda who served as a chef, and to her father, Chris Posey who owned a car dealership. She is a sister to a twin brother. Her father named her after the model, Suzy Parker from the 1850s. Her grandmother had given her the nickname Missy to avoid taunts by fellow students at school.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Posey is American by nationality and is of the white race. She follows Christianity.

Besides that Posey stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m) and weighing about 55 kg (121 lbs) with a body measurement of 34-25-35 inches.  Additionally, her hair color is brown and her eye color is brown.

Early Life 

Posey’s family lived in Monroe, Louisiana for 11 years after her birth. The actress then moved to Laurel, Mississippi to get into the entertainment industry and eventually went on to attend R.H. Watkins High School in Laurel, Mississippi. After completing her school, she went on to enroll at the State University of New York at Purchase and got graduated by majoring in drama.

Parker Posey


In 1991, the famous actress began her acting career by landing a role as Tess Shelby till 1992 in the daytime soap opera “As the World Turns.” The following year, she appeared in a romantic comedy film “Sleepless in Seattle” where she went unnoticed. The same year, she starred in a major role in the feature film “Dazed and Confused.” Eventually, she became widely popular when she landed roles in non-studio films like “Sleep with Me,” which earned her the title of “Queen of the Indies.” She landed the lead role in the film “Party Girl” in 1995.

In 1997, her acting career reached its peak with 20 movies in hand. She starred in the film “The House of Yes.” The following year, she starred in a major role in the film “You’ve Got Mail.” Her other notable films include “Scream 3,” “Josie and the Pussycats,” “Law of Attraction” and “Blade: Trinity.” Eventually, in 2012, she appeared in the film “Broken English.” She has also played as celluloid in the HBO film “Hemingway & Gellhorn.” You may know her for her appearance in “Ned Rifle.” Eventually, the same year, the famous actress went on to land as the host in a fundraising campaign through Kickstarter to produce the film. Eventually the same year, she also starred in the mystery drama film “Irrational Man” in July 2014. She has also appeared in the Netflix remake of the 1965 TV series “Lost in Space” in 2018.

 Personal Life 

Though the famous actress had been in relationships with celebrities including producer-director Bob Gosse, Zach Leary, actor Stuart Townsend, and the musician, Ryan Adams in the past, she is single now.

Posey resides in both Greenwich Village and the East Village.

Parker Posey


Posey has been associated with the entertainment industry for a long time and has contributed a lot to many films and series. She has been nominated for several awards and has won four of them. The actress had achieved “Special Jury Recognition” from “The House of Yes” in the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. She has also won “Best Ensemble Cast” from “A Mighty Wind” Florida Film Critics Circle Awards in 2004. Also, the actress gained “Best Supporting Actress” in Fangoria Chainsaw Awards from “Scream 3” in 2001. She has also won the “Comedy Guest Actress” in Gold Derby TV Award from “Louie” in 2010.


Parker has an active Instagram account as @itsparkerposey with 103k followers and a Twitter account as @parkerposey with 15.2k followers.

Net Worth 

Posey is living a luxurious life. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Parker currently has about $10 million approximately.