Susan Victoria Lucci popular as Susan Lucci is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur. She is popular as ‘Erica Kane’ on the ABC daytime drama ‘All My Children’. Lucci was ‘Daytime’s Leading Lady’ according to TV Guide, with ‘The New York Times’ and the ‘Los Angeles Times’. She is one of the highest-paid actors on daytime television. Lucci ranked as number 37 on TV Guide’s ranking of 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list in 1996.
The actress has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame from 2005. She is also one of VH1’s 200 Top Icons of All-Time and one of Barbara Walters’s Ten Most Fascinating People. Lucci also hosted many shows and guest-starred on television comedy series, including ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Hot in Cleveland’.
Caption: Susan Lucci
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Susan Lucci: Early Life, family, and education
Lucci was born on 23 December 1946. The actress was born in Scarsdale, New York, to parents Victor Lucci and Jeanette. Her father is an Italian building contractor, and her mother is of Swedish parentage. Lucci family was residing in Yonkers, New York until they packed their bags and migrate to Elmont, New York when Susan Lucci was only 2. The family again decided to move from there and settle down in Long Island town, Garden City, New York when Susan Lucci was 5. Lucci graduated in 1968 in a BA degree in drama from Marymount College. She finished her high school education from Marymount College in 1968.
Susan Lucci: Career and achievements
The actress played ‘Erica Kane’ on the ABC soap ‘All My Children’ from 16 January 1970, to 23 September 2011. Lucci also hosted an episode at NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Similarly, she appeared in a 1989 television commercial for ‘Sweet One’ which is a sugar substitute. The media did not praise Lucci for her work but criticized after working for several years but she could not win until the year 1999. Before that, she was nominated 18 times. Being nominated 18 times but not winning any of them, Lucci was mocked by the media though she was nominated for the category, ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Emmy’ for her work on ‘All My Children almost’ every year since 1978.
The actress has her own line of hair care products, perfumes, lingerie and skincare, named ‘The Susan Lucci Collection’.
Caption: Susan Lucci, All My Children, and Eric Braeden, Young and Restless Winners at The Annual People’s Choice Awards, March 1992
Susan Lucci: Personal Life
Lucci married Helmut Huber, an Austrian chef, and food-service manager on 13 September 1969. The couple has two children, the actress ‘Liza Huber’ and ‘Andreas Huber’. Lucci is LGBT rights and equality supporter, she was in a memorable storyline in ‘All My Children’ in 2000 in which her character’s daughter, Bianca Montgomery, was a lesbian. She published her autobiography ‘All My Life: A Memoir’, in 2011. Talking about Lucci’s health condition, it was bad in 2018 fall as she suddenly experienced chest discomfort. As a result, she had two blocked cardiac arteries and she had to rush for an emergency procedure to place two arterial stents in her heart. Lucci postponed making public her experience until shortly before the American Heart Association’s annual ‘Go Red for a Women fashion’ event in February 2019.
Caption: Susan Lucci with her husband
Susan Lucci: Net Worth and Social Media
The actress’s net worth is $60 million. Her main source of income is her acting career. Besides, Lucci is available is several social media platforms like Instagram ‘therealsusanlucci’ with 112 thousand followers. She is also accessible on Twitter with the user name ‘Susan_Lucci’ and has almost 71 thousand followers.
Susan Lucci: Body Measurements
Lucci is one of the most charming Bollywood actresses. In addition, she is very interesting to look at and her smile is one of the reasons people love her. The actress is 1.15 meters tall and weighs 48 kgs. Similarly, her body measures 35-25-35 and her shoe size is 4.