Teri Polo Net Worth: Married, TV Shows,Career

The stunningly gorgeous actress Theresa Elizabeth is an American actress who is famously known for her role as Pam Byrnes-Focker in the famed TV series- Meet The Parents Trilogy.She is also seen portraying a character in the sitcom- I’m With Her.

The actress titled sexy has even posed naked for the Playboy magazine!

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Early Life

Theresa was born on June 1, 1969, in Dover Delaware, US. She was born to parents- Jane and Vincent Polo. Her mother worked as a homemaker, and her father was a stereo systems designer.

Since her early years, she was interested in performing. Theresa attended ballet classes since he was aged just 5.


Starting from the age 5, she had taken ballet classes for 13 years. She then attended the New York’s School of American Ballet.

She also attended the Holy Cross High School.

While still in school, she entered a modeling contest. She won the title and dropped out of high school to move out to New York to pursue a career in acting.


After moving to New York, she immediately bagged her debut role in TV 101, although she did not gain much popularity through this.

She then starred in the 1990 miniseries called The Phantom of the Opera portraying Christine Daae. Several people were impressed by her performance, and she thus was given the opportunity to play the character of Detective Ash on the TV series- Brimstone. Appearing in several episodes of that, she became one of the regular in the last season of the Northern Exposure.

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Apart from this, she also played various characters in other TV shows like- The West Wing, The Marriage Fools, The Outer Limits, Brimstone, A Father for Brittany and Full Circle. After the also played characters in TV films like- Welcome to the Jungle Gym, For the Love of a Child, Legacy of Fear, Second String and Straight from the heart.

Her most famed works include the films- Meet The Parents, Meet the Fockers, and Little Fockers.

Theresa had also posed naked for the cover of the Playboy magazine. Hence, references to her films were made in the cover texts like- She’s one hot Focker. Because of her appearance there, she was 40th in the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002. She has also featured in the InStyle Magazine.

As her career grew, she rose to fame. Not only did her acting skills, but her gorgeous face and killer body made a huge amount of fan followers. She currently plays the role of Stef Adam Foster, in the ABC TV series- The Fosters.

Personal Life

Name Theresa Polo “Teri Polo”
Birthdate 1969, June 1
Birth Place Denver, United States
Profession Actress
Mother’s Name Jane Polo
Father’s Name Vincent Polo
Siblings Not Specified
Height 5’7″ (1.7 m)
Weight 55 kg (121 pounds)
Body Measurement 36-24-36
Horoscope Gemini
Net Worth $2.5 Million

Marriage and Divorce

Teri Polo married her first husband photographer, Anthony Moore in April 1997. The couple has a son together named Griffin Moore. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last and after almost a decade, the two separated in the year 2005.

Not long after, she met her second husband, drummer Jamie Wollam on the set of a video. They also had a daughter together named Bayley. She was born in the year 2007. But again, the marriage did not work out, and they went their separate ways in 2012.

Social Reach

The gorgeous blond actress has a huge fan following both on and off the internet. Because of this, she an active user of Instagram and Twitter,  and has the total follower of around 8 k on Instagram and 127k on Twitter.

Instagram: Teripolo1

Twitter: @TeriPolo1

Net Worth

By the year 2014, the People’s magazine announced that Teri Polo filed for bankruptcy with less than $50,000 as her total assets and around $800,000 in debt. But because of her earnings from her film and TV roles to support her, she overcame the dark days. She is currently estimated to have the net worth amount of around $2.5 Million.

Rumors and Controversy

Teri Polo Files For Bankruptcy

Teri Polo filed for bankruptcy stating that she owned less than $500,000 in assets. On April 14, it was reported by the People’s Magazine that she owned debts around nearly a million dollars to IRS and California Franchise Tax Board. She also allegedly had $37k in credit card debts. Her previous landlord also filed a lawsuit against her demanding $30 k for damages to the apartment. He also reported that she left the apartment full of dog feces and urine.

Is Teri Polo Pregnant?

The actress Teri Polo was rumored to be pregnant when the media saw her sporting what seemed like a baby bump. The paparazzi spotted her with a stomach bulge on the Tuesday evening on September 6, 2016, while on a romantic date with her husband. She also toasted twice with a glass full of water instead of not wine.

However, the story confirmed to be false, and it was sure that she is not pregnant. Hence, the actress is yet to give media the good news.


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