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Who Is Rhea Seehorn? 7 Facts Surrounding The Better Call Saul's Career, Family, & Relationship

Dahlia Published On Mon Apr 13 2020   Modified On Wed Apr 15 2020
Who Is Rhea Seehorn? 7 Facts Surrounding The Better Call Saul's Career, Family, & Relationship

American actress Deborah Rhea Seehorn has been active in the entertainment industry for more than two decades. She has worked on television shows, films, and stage productions. Her prominent works include Better Call Saul, where she played as an attorney. 

Besides, Seehorn has also appeared in television series as American Dad!, Whitney, I'm With Her, and Franklin & Bash. Let's look at seven exciting facts of Rhea Seehorn.

7. When was Rhea Seehorn born?

Seehorn was born on May 12, 1972, which makes her 47 years old as of now. Seehorn will turn 48 on May 12, 2020. Moreover, Rhea Seehorn is 5 feet and 4½ inches tall (1.64 m). 

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Rhea Seehorn at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Source: Zimbio

Seehorn is active on social media as Instagram and Twitter. She has 176k followers on Instagram and 113k followers on Twitter. Her Instagram and Twitter handle is @rheaseehorn. 

6. Where is Rhea Seehorn from?

Seehorn is from Norfolk city of Virginia. While she grew up in Virginia Beach, the 47 years old actress has lived in a variety of places as Japan, Arizona, and Washington, D.C. Rhea now resides in New York with her family. 

Rhea's mother worked as an executive assistant for the United States Navy. Her father worked as an agent in the Naval Investigative Service. She graduated from George Mason University‎ with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. 

5. Followed her Father Advice to Become an Actress

At her college, Seehorn became acquainted with a contemporary theatre and soon learned about acting classes being offered. Despite having a growing interest in the performing arts, Seehorn was reluctant to follow it and decided not to sign up for the classes. 

While still in college, Seehorn lost her father; however, he had left her a message that she must follow whatever her heart desires in one life-time. Heeding the advice, the 47 years old actress finally signed up for the class and hasn't looked back since. 

4. Debuted with Crime Drama Series

Seehorn made her appearance in big-screen with the police procedural drama Homicide: Life on the Street. She appeared in episode 8: All Is Bright of Season 6. Rhea's character in the series was named Jenny. 

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Rhea Seehorn at the premiere of Better Call Saul. Source: CelebMafia

The show went onto be the first drama ever to win three Peabody Awards and won many accolades, including Emmy awards and Satellite Awards. 

3. She has a Net Worth of $3 Million

After her first television show, Seehorn appeared in few short films. In 2000, she appeared in a comedy movie, Eat Me!. Since then, the 47 years old actress has worked in seven films with a horror movie, Things Heard and Seen, in post-production. 

Rhea has also starred in several television shows including Modern Men, American Dad!, Family Guy, House of Lies, Better Call Saul, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Roseanne, and The Twilight Zone. Such works can be credited to Seehorn's net worth of $3 million. 

2. She Married her Close Friend's Ex-husband

Rhea Seehorn is married to film and television show producer Graham Larson. Larson and Seehorn tied the knot on 2018 after being in a relationship for five years.

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Rhea Seehorn with Graham Larson at the red carpet of 2019 Emmy Awards. Source: E! Online 

Graham was married to Seehorn close friend Mary Alice Haney who is a producer, fashion stylist, television host, and magazine editor. They have two sons together. In an interview with Marie Claire, Haney talked about her marriage with Graham, 

"We weren't soul mates and we both knew it. I always say we had the most amazing divorce but a really terrible marriage. If you have a negative situation with an ex, you don't have the flexibility and the support system."

Interestingly, it was Mary Alice who introduced Rhea and Graham in the first place. After the divorce, Haney had married her old college friend and was on a mission to find a soulmate for her ex-husband. 

She met Rhea in a hair salon at Los Angeles, and after few conversations found out, Rhea had just gone through a breakup. "I was like, 'I know this really awesome guy,'" Haney recalled in the same interview. 

Though Haney did not disclose the fact that the 'awesome guy' was, in fact, her former husband, Seehorn, found out and decided to take a chance anyway. 

1. Won Satellite Awards for Better Call Saul

Rhea plays as Kim Wexler in the television series Better Call Saul, which is a prequel and spin-off of Emmy awarded show Breaking Bad. Her character is seen as a lawyer, and love interest of titular character, Jimmy McGill, portrayed by Bob Odenkirk

The 47 years old actress earned a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2017. For her performance as Kim Wexler, Rhea also became nominated for Critics' Choice Award, Saturn Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. 

The series features actors as Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Michael McKean, Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Dalton, and many more.