Susan Lucci - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 11, 2020

Susan Lucci
Nick Name: Looch, La Lucci
Profession: Actress, TV host, Author, Entrepreneur
Best Known For: All My Children
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $60 million

Personal Details

Born on : December 23, 1946 (age 74)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Susan Victoria Lucci
Birth Place: Scarsdale, New York, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Victor Lucci
Mother's Name: Jeanette Lucci
Siblings: 1

James Lucci (older sister)

High School: Garden City High School
University: Marymount College, Tarrytown
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, Swedish, German, French)
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: September 13, 1969
Husband's Name: Helmut Huber
Children: 2

Liza Huber (daughter)
Andreas Huber (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 43 kg (94.80 lb)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 4 US, 34 EU
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Susan Lucci?

Susan Lucci is an Actress, TV host, Author, Entrepreneur.

Susan Lucci: Age, Parents, Siblings

Susan Lucci was born to parents Jeanette and Victor Lucci, a building contractor. Her birthdate is on December 23, 1946, and birthplace is in Scarsdale, New York, U.S. Along with her older sibling, brother James Lucci, she was raised in Garden City, New York.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Susan Lucci studied at the Garden City High School and graduated from the same in 1964. Already fueled with the desire to perform, she enrolled at the Marymount College, Tarrytown. She graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts in drama.

Her ethnicity includes Italian, Swedish, German, French.

Source: dailymail (Susan Lucci aged 23 in 1970)


Susan Lucci: Boyfriend, Husband, children, Divorce

Susan Lucci is married to Helmut Huber, an  Austrian-born chef, and food-service manager. The couple had married on September 13, 1969, after falling madly in love. Together they have welcomed to children- son Andreas Huber and daughter Liza Huber, who is also an actress.

Source: Closer Weekly (Susan Lucci with Helmut Huber)


From her daughter, she and her husband are grandparents to three grandchildren- Royce Alexander Hesterberg (born Dec 23, 2006), Brendan Hesterberg (born Aug 16, 2008) and Hayden Victoria Hesterberg (born March 23, 2011).

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Susan Lucci: Career

Before fame

Before fame, Lucci had acted in a few movies, all in the year 1969. Her role in Goodbye, Columbus, and Love Is a Many Splendored Thing was uncredited while she acted as Cheerleader in Me, Natalie. 

Worked in

In 1970, Susan Lucci landed the lead role of Erica Kane on the ABC’s daytime soap opera All My Children, which is her breakthrough role. The show ran for 41 years until its cancellation on April 14, 2011! She said in an interview,

"It's been a fantastic journey. I've loved playing Erica Kane and working with Agnes Nixon and all the incredible people involved with All My Children. I'm looking forward to all kinds of new and exciting opportunities."

She also criticized ABC Daytime president Brian Frons on her autobiography All My Life on the account of the show’s cancellation.

Source: Instagram (Susan Lucci in 1981)


Other series/ shows she has worked in are The Love Boat (1982), Saturday Night Live (1990), Dallas (1990-1991), Hot in Cleveland (2010-2014), Army Wives (2012), Devious Maids (2014), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).

Currently, she is the host of the documentary series Deadly Affairs and has been hosting the series since 2012. She competed in the Season 7 of Dancing with the Stars and was partnered up with Tony Dovolani. The duo finished in the sixth position.

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worked with

Susan Lucci’s castmates of All My Children are Melissa Claire Egan, Chrishell Stause, Eva LaRue, Matthew Cowles, Peter Bergman, Lindsay Hartley, Jacob Young, Eden Riegel.

Also on the same series, she has worked with Thorsten Kaye, Vincent Irizarry, Debbi Morgan, Alicia Minshew, Rebecca Budig, Darnell Williams, David Canary, and Cameron Mathison.

Susan Lucci: Long-awaited Award

Since 1978, Lucci has had a string of Daytime Emmy Award nominations for her role in All My Children. She received the nomination every year from 1981-93 and 1995-98 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Source: Today Show (Susan Lucci)

Actually, she became quite famous for her unbroken streak. Finally on May 21, 1999, on her 19th Emmy nomination, she took home her long-awaited Emmy.

Previously, she had been awarded 1991’s American Academy of Achievement Award, a 1992 People's Choice Award, and a 1993 Soap Opera Digest Award.

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Susan Lucci: Health issues, other projects

Susan Lucci was discovered to have 90 percent blockage in her heart's main artery in 2018. Following diagnosis, the actress went through an emergency procedure. She only decided to go public with her health issue in February 2019, which is shortly before the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for the Women fashion event.

In addition to acting, she is actively working in Little Flowers Children's Services of New York, March of Dimes' National Ambassador Campaign. Lucci launched The Susan Lucci Collection in 1991 and fragrance La Lucci in 1999.

Susan Lucci: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Lucci is estimated to be around $60 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Susan Lucci: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Susan Lucci is followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website - susanlucci.com.

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