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Monica Potter is an American actress famous for her role in “Con Air” and “Patch Adams”. Monica Potter has done altogether twenty-four big and small screen projects since the beginning of her acting career.

Quick Info:

  • Birthday: 30 June 1971 (Age 47)
  • Ethnicity: Irish-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress

Monica Potter Husband – Daniel Christopher Allison and Children

Monica Potter married Tom Potter when she was 19 years old. However, Monica divorced from Potter in 1998 and married Daniel Christopher Allison after seven years. The couple has twelve years old daughter Molly.

Likewise, she has two sons named Daniel and Liam Potter from her earlier relationships.

Daniel Daniel Christopher Allison is an orthopedic surgeon and is serving for US Navy Reserve since 2015. Despite smooth chemistry as a married couple, they filed for divorce in February 2018. Seems Potter isn’t that lucky in marriage and relationships or there might be waiting for someone perfect for her.

Monica and Daniel are soon getting a divorce, according to US Weekly Magazine.

Potter was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the USA as “Monica Gregg Brokaw”. She is one of four children of Paul Brokaw and Nancy Brokaw.

Her father who was the inventor of the first flame-resistant car wax died in 2002 due to heart disease. She has three sisters named Kerry, Jessica, and Brigette. Her mother belongs to Irish ancestry.

Quick Info:

  • Parents: Paul and Nancy Brokaw
  • Husband: Daniel Christopher Allison (2005-2018), Tom Potter (1990-1998)
  • Children: Daniel Potter, Liam Potter, and Molly Brigid Allison
  • Marital Status: Divorced

Growing up in a Catholic family, she enrolled at Villa Angela Academy, however, earned her graduation from Euclid High School. She also stayed in Arab, Alabama in her early childhood due to her father works. During her elementary school, she started performing at the Cleveland Play House.

She also served at the flower shop at the age of 12 and became a waitress, did some ads for prints in her teenage.

Monica Potter Age – Height and Body Measurements


Monica Potter has got the alluring height of 5 feet 7 inches weighing 54 kilos. Monica has body measurements of 35-23.5-35 inches molding a perfect hourglass figure.

She has a firm natural bust that requires a bra size of 34C whereas she wears a dress size of 6 US.

This blonde beau has deep blue eyes and candies like lips and glowing skin.

She has an ideal feminine hourglass figure with appealing long legs and foot. She has a lively, self-reliant and resilient personality that makes her appear sexier along with her body.

Quick Info:

  • Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70m)
  • Body Measurements: 35-23.5-35 Inches
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 54 KG (119 lbs.)

Regarding plastic surgery, there are rumors that she went through a nose job though she completely denied admitting the matter.

The 47 years old actress works hard to maintain her beauty, so regularly involves intense exercise and nutritious foods.

Potter loves to bake for her children and hanging out with them. Travelling is like medication to kill her boredom and mood swings. She is a pet lover and owns a cat and a dog. She loves creating creative decorating stuff for her rooms and garden.

Monica Potter Movies and TV shows

Potter followed her childhood instinct and started her career with CBS soap opera. With time, she got the opportunity to play in several well-received movies making her nominee for various reputed awards including Golden Globes.

In 1994, Potter made her entry in the industry as Sharon Newman on “The Young and the Restless”. She played as Tricia Poe, wife of the lead character in 1997 movie “Con Air”. In 1998, she played in four movies like “A Cool, Dry Place”, “Without Limits”, “Martha, meet Frank, Daniel, and Laurence” and “Patch Adams” with Robin Williams.

Career Timeline:

  • 1995: Appeared in a music video of Alan Jackson
  • 1994: Made screen debut in The Young and the Restless on CBS
  • 1997: Played Tricia Poe in the movie Con Air
  • 2004: Starred in the movie Saw
  • 2009: Appeared in a major role in The Last House on the Left
  • (2010-2015): Became Kristina Braverman in TV series Parenthood

Potter starred in two lead roles in 2001; “Head Over Heels” alongside Freddie Prinze Jr. and co-starring Morgan Freeman in “Along Came a Spider”. Similarly, she played a character of Lucy in 2002 movie “I’m with Lucy” and later “Saw”, “Lower Learning”, “The Last House on the Left” and documentary movie “Lennon or McCartney”.

Talking about her television journey, Potter has appeared in “Nubeluz” in 1993, “The Lunchbox Chronicles” in 2003, and miniseries “Reversible Errors” in 2004. From 2004-2005, she appeared as Lori Colson in “Boston Legal” for which she got a nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award in 2005.

Potter received Critics’ Choice TV Award in 2013 for drama series “Parenthood” and also nominated for Golden Globe and TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama. She also appeared on “Celebrity Family Feud” along with her mother and sisters in 2015 and later on HGTV’s “Welcome Back Potter”.

Besides acting, Potter also has her own business of natural skin care products and home decors in Cleveland, Ohio since 2014. She joined with CNBC The Profit’s host Marcus Lemonis when her business was in crisis in 2017.

Monica Potter Net Worth and Salary

Monica Potter net worth: Monica Potter is an American actress who has a net worth of $3 million dollars.

She as earned million dollars as an independent hard working woman. She is a hustler and always seems engaged in something that is productive and profit giving.

She has harvested her assets from her family business related to home decorations and skin care goods. Moreover, she sums up extra fortunes representing various other brands.

Quick Info:

  • Salary: N/A
  • Net Worth: $3 Million