Monica Potter’s birth name is Monica Gregg Brokaw. She took birth on 30th of June 1971 in Cleveland in Ohio, U.S. She is an actress by profession and is making a career in this field since 1994. She has done many movies but is best known for ‘Con Air’. One of her biggest achievements includes her nomination in Golden Globe for the TV series Parenthood in which she plays Kristine Braverman.
Monica was born to Nancy and Paul brokaw. Nancy worked in a hospital and Paul invented the very first car wax which was flame resistant. Monica has three sisters Kerry, Jessica and Brigette. She went to Villa Angela Academy and Euclid High School. Potter always dreamed of seeing herself in the movies and her dreams came to life. In the elementary school, she acted in Cleveland Play House. She used to work in a flower shop and then in a sandwich shop.
To give wings to her dreams, Potter started modeling for commercials, magazines and local newspapers. She used to avail every opportunity that knocked her door and welcomed it with open arms. She went to Chicago for a few commercials and also to Miami for some other small work. Finally, the actress moved to Los Angeles from where she started to become a known beautiful face. She did a music video in 1995 for Alan Jackson’s song ‘Tall, Tall, Tress’.
She made her debut in 2004 and came as Sharon Newman in the soap ‘The Young and the Restless’. She then made her appearance in many films namely, Con Air, Without Limits in 1998, Head over heels in 2001 and in Along Came A Spider which was a thriller.
In the first part of the Saw film series in 2004, she played the role of Allison Gordon then she inclined her career towards the television. She was a member of the Boston Legal for one season. In 2009, she was a part of the new TV series Trust Me which did not get good ratings hence the show was later dropped.
The talented woman also won many awards for her achievements. She won the Critics Choice Television Award for the perfect supporting role and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for the same category that is best supporting role. While in 2015, Potter along with her sisters and mother came on Celebrity Family Feud.
Her biography tells us that she tied matrimonial knots in the year 1990. Tom Potter was her husband for 8 years from 1990 to 1998 and then the couple got divorced. However, they had two children together. Monica married the second time in 2005 to Daniel Christopher Allison, the couple now lives like a cute happy family with a daughter.
The idol lost her father in 2004, who passed away due to cardiovascular disease. Monica potter gained huge fame by doing many movies and shows, imdb has given high ratings to all of her films. She earned good all her life and her present net worth is estimated to be $3 million.