Stephanie Courtney is an actress and comedian, playing the advertising character 'Flo' in television and radio commercials for 'Progressive Insurance' in 2008. She is a main company member of the famed 'Groundlings Theater', regularly performing in a sketch and improv shows. Courtney is a married woman, she tied the knot with Scott Kolanach.
Early Life of Stephanie Courtney
Stephanie Courtney was born on February 8, 1970, in Stony Point, New York, U.S. She is the youngest of three children to high school history teacher father and singer mother. She has a sister, Jennifer Courtney. She is American and belongs to the White-American ethnicity.
Courtney completed her graduation from Binghamton University with a degree in English. After graduation, she moved to New York City and shared a room with Megan Daum, author, and columnist. She also attended Neighborhood Playhouse and studied acting.
Stephanie Courtney's Career
Stephanie Courtney moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting and lived with her sister, Jennifer Courtney. The two together performed and wrote the sketch, "Those Courtney Girls" in Los Angeles and at the Aspen Comedy Festival.
Later, she joined the training program of the improvisational and sketch comedy group The Groundlings. In 2004 she became a member of its 30-person main company. She also worked in catering during her initial days.
Courtney has appeared in movies including Sweet Bird of You, Melvin Goes to Dinner, For Your Consideration, Blades of Glory, The Brothers Solomon, Fred: The Movie and others. Some of her TV series is, Faking the Video, Tom Goes to the Mayor, Mad Men, You're the Worst, Phineas and Ferb, 2 Broke Girls, W/ Bob and David and others.
Courtney is best known for portraying the advertising character Flo in television and radio commercials for Progressive Corporation beginning in 2008.
Source: Michael Jarmer, Stephanie Courtney
Stephanie Courtney's Personal Life and Net Worth
Stephanie Courtney married Scott Kolanach on 25th November 2008. Her husband is a theater's lighting director for "The Groundlings". The couple has no children.
Source: Yahoo, Stephanie Courtney with her husband at Beverly Hills
Courtney has an estimated net worth of $1 million but no official confirmation has come about it. The source of her income is acting.
Check out the video of Stephanie Courtney graduating speech at Binghamton University,