Know About Felicity Huffman; Age, Husband, Kids, Net Worth, Controversy

Published Date: 13 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 18 Jun, 2021 By Celebs Podium

Forty plus years in TV and movies is what defines as a career highlight for American film and television actress Felicity Huffman. Her long-haul association with famed entertainment husband aids to swell her media consistency, which recently got powered up with some controversy.

Felicity Huffman now enjoys an astonishing net worth with her husband. Get to know her married life, husband, and daughters here.

ABC TV series Desperate Housewives pitches the fame of veteran actress Felicity Huffman. She has molded her career in entertainment, starting as a theatre actress and slowly gripping into the wider platform of the cinematic universe.

Short Bio: Age, Family, Education

Felicity Huffman, age 58, was born as Felicity Kendall Huffman into a wealthy family on 9 December 1962 in Bedford, New York.

She is one of the eight children of her parents, Grace Valle (died 2009) and Moore Peters Huffman (died 1987), a banker and partner at Morgan Stanley. Her parents divorced soon after she turned 1. She later discovered that her biological father was Roger Tallman Maher, a family friend.

Felicity shares siblings bond with six sisters: Mariah, Betsy, Grace, Isabel, Jessie, and Jane, and one brother:  Moore Jr.

As of her education, she attended The Putney School in Putney, Vermont. She later graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, Michigan, in 1981. Subsequently, she enrolled at New York University, Circle in the Square Theatre School, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Career & Net Worth

After starting off as a stage performer, Felicity landed a TV break with the ABC-aired anthology series ABC Afterschool Special in 1978. Her big-screen break came as Wheel of Fortune Girl on 1988-aired comedy/drama Things Change.

Apparently, the aspiring star landed appearances in numerous TV shows and movies, including Hackers (1995), Door to Door (2002), George Rule (2007), Law & Order (1992, 1997), and Out of Order (2003).


Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo on Desperate Housewives (Picture: IMDB)

Felicity’s portrayal of Lynette Scavo in the ABC comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives from 2004 to 2012, highlights her acting credentials.

In fact, she even bagged the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her avatar in the show. Felicity will appear on the web series When They See Us and comedy flick Otherhood in 2019.

Her charismatic appearances in both TV and movies gifts Felicity Huffman with a commanding amount of fortune. She has a net worth of $45 million as of 2021. Besides, she enjoys the earnings of her actor husband, who bags a net worth of $45 million.

Felicity’s Married Life With Actor Husband; Mother Of Two Kids!

Unsurprisingly, the entertainment star is attracted by another entertainment superstar. Felicity enjoys matrimony with two Emmy Award-winning actor husband, William H. Macy. The actor couple walked down the aisle together on 6 September 1997, after going on-and-off with their relationship for almost 15 years.


Felicity Huffman shares a throwback wedding picture with her husband, William H. Macy, on Valentines Day 2019 (Picture: Felicity’s Instagram)

Florida-born actor William is known for his Academy Award nomination-worth performance on the 1996 black comedy/crime film Fargo. He shares two wonderful kids with Felicity.

The pair welcomed daughter Sofia Grace Macy on 1 August 2000 and another daughter Georgia Grace Macy on 14 March 2002.

Recent Controversy

The veteran actress recently surfaced around a controversy as she was among the dozens to have been charged by the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office amidst a large-scale nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal on 12 March 2019.

The allegation stated that a payment of $15,000, which was supposed to be made to the Key Worldwide Foundation as a charity, was instead paid to a person pretending to be Huffman’s daughter to take the SAT for her.

She has now fully paid her debt to society following her conviction in the college admissions scandal. Moreover, she completed supervised release and community service obligations

.Some Interesting Facts About Felicity Huffman

  • Her great-great-grandfather, Joseph Warren King was the founder of the King Mills Powder Company.
  • Felicity holds German, Scottish, English, Scots-Irish, Irish, and French-Canadian ancestries.
  • She suffered from eating disorders anorexia and bulimia in her late teens and twenties.
  • Felicity lends her support to the women’s rights movement as well as campaigns encouraging pet adoptions.  
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