Who is Liz Vassey?

Elizabeth Leigh ‘Liz’ Vassey was born on 9 August 1972 under the zodiac sign of Leo, in Raleigh, North Carolina USA. She is a 48-year-old actress, probably best recognized for landing the role of Emily Ann Sago Martin in the ABC soap opera “All My Children” (1990-1992), playing Wendy Simms in the CBS crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2005-2010), and featuring as Nikki Beaumont in the web series “Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files” (2014).

How rich is she, as of now? Liz Vassey Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Liz Vassey’s net worth is estimated at over $5 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment as a professional actress, who has garnered over 60 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the late 1980s.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Liz Vassey spent the first two years of her life in her hometown of Raleigh, before her family moved to Tampa, Florida. She remains silent when it comes to her parents and family members, so their names and professions are unknown.

She holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Regarding her education, Liz matriculated from George D. Chamberlain High School, but apparently didn’t pursue a college education.

Career Beginnings

Liz Vassey started her acting career at the age of nine, when she made her on-stage debut in the play “Oliver”; subsequently, between the age of nine and 16, she performed in over 50 stage productions, while she also attended theater classes at the University of South Florida. She eventually started making appearances in local commercials, and then moved to New York to pursue further her career on TV and film.

Breakthrough

Liz Vassey’s big break came when she was chosen to play Emily Ann Sago Martin in the ABC soap opera “All My Children” from 1988 to 1991.

Liz Vassey

For her performance, in 1990 she earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Juvenile Female in a Drama Series. Concurrently, she made guest appearances in such TV series as “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, and “Married…With Children”. It was followed by her portrayal of Chloe in the made-for-TV film “Sad Inheritance” (1993), next to Susan Dey, and the same year she made her feature film debut in the role of Sylvia in the comedy-drama film “Calendar Girl”, along with Jason Priestley and Jerry O’Connell, and then starred as Suzy Atkins in the TV mini-series “The Secrets Of Lake Success”.

Continued Success

In 1994, Liz Vassey played Carla in the made-for-TV film “Saved By The Bell: Wedding In Las Vegas”, aired on NBC as the series finale of the sitcom “Saved By The Bell: The College Years”.

Next she guest-starred as Liz in the NBC primetime medical drama series “ER”, and her next significant role came in the following year, when she joined the cast of the short-lived UPN sitcom “Pig Sty”, portraying Tess Galaway.

Thereafter, she featured as Princess Tyra in the made-for-TV sci-fi comedy film “The Adventures Of Captain Zoom In Outer Space”, also in 1995. Between 1995 and 1997, Liz took the role of Louise ‘Lou’ Davis in the NBC/ The WB sitcom “Brotherly Love”, which follows the lives of three brothers, portrayed by real-life brothers, Andrew, Joey, and Matthey Lawrence. It was followed by her appearance as Kathy Baker in the ABC comedy-drama series “Maximum Bob” (1998).

Rise to Stardom

Liz Vassey’s next film role came in 2001 when she played Renee in the romantic comedy “Pursuit Of Happiness”, directed by John Putch.

She then played Captain Liberty in the Fox sitcom “The Tick” (2001-2002), and featured as Dawn F. Mitchell in the ABC mystery series “Push, Nevada” (2002). Afterwards, she portrayed Christine Ryder in the 2003 made-for-TV film “The Partners”, and landed the role of Nikki Beaumont in the 2004 made-for-TV film “Nikki And Nora”.

In 2005, Liz starred as Maggie Swanson in the crime comedy “Man Of The House”, alongside Tommy Lee Jones, and played the part of Dakota in the made-for-TV film “Cooked”. In the same year, she began featuring in the recurring role of Dr. Carrie Allen in the Fox supernatural drama series “Tru Calling”, and joined the cast of the CBS crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, in which she played Wendy Simms through 2010.

Concurrently, she was cast as Mikki Majors in the web series “3Way” (2008-2009).

Roles in the 2010s

In 2011, Liz Vassey landed the role of Andrea Valente in the coming-of-age drama TV series “9ine”. She was then cast as Gabrielle Pittman in the USA Network drama series “Necessary Roughness” (2011-2012), followed by her portrayals of Rachel Van Cleve in the made-for-TV film “Sexting In Suburbia”, for which she was also an associate producer, broadcast on the Lifetime channel, and Ann in the thriller “Last Hours In Suburbia”, directed by John Stimpson. Two years later, Liz reprised the role of Nikki Beaumont in the web series “Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files”, which she also produced.

Her next significant appearance came when she was selected to play Dr. Gillian Hunt in the web series “Riley Parra” from 2017 to 2018, which earned her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series in 2019; she would later reprise the role in the 2019 film “Riley Parra: Better Angels”. Her most recent role came later that year when she lent her voice to Lobstercules in the Amazon Video action-adventure superhero comedy series “The Tick”. The same year, she directed and produced the full-length documentary film “The Human Race”.

Neurosis to a T(ee)

Apart from entertainment, Liz Vassey tried herself as a designer and entrepreneur. In 2002, she co-founded a company called Neurosis to a T(ee), alongside fellow actress Kristin Bauer.

The company sells women’s T-shirts covered with various slogans, which mostly poke fun at female neuroses and worries.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Liz Vassey has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), her weight is around 117lbs (53kgs), while her vital statistics are 37-26-37, bra size 36C. Her dress size is 8 (US), and shoe size 8.5 (US). She was ranked one of ‘102 Sexiest Women In The World’ by the magazine Stuff in 2002.

Personal Life

Liz Vassey is a married woman. Her husband is David Emmerichs, a camera operator, cinematographer and producer, who has worked on such film titles as “Se7en”, “The Green Mile”, “Transformers” and “Avatar”. They tied the knot at a ceremony that took place on 2 May 2004; they don’t have children, and their current residence is in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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