A native of Florida, Katy Mixon is an American actress who sought early career recognition as April Buchanon in Eastbound & Down (2009- 2013). But it was the portrayal of Victoria Flynn in Mike & Molly (2010-16) and as Katie Otto in American Housewife (2016-21) that brought her into mainstream success.
Mixon, an alumna of Carnegie Mellon School of Drama records more than 30 on-screen credits since her debut in 2005. Throughout these years, the brunette collected her acting portfolio on big screens as well: Four Christmases (2008), Take Shelter (2011), and Hell or High Water (2016).
Where Is Katy Mixon From? Height & Age Now?
Katy Elizabeth Mixon is from Pensacola, Florida, the USA– one of 7 children to Fred and Donna Mixon. Born March 30, 1981, the Mike & Molly actress is 40 years old as of December 2021. She stands 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall.
From her early days, Mixon had a fascination for acting, so she studied at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Moreover, the American actress enrolled at Pensacola Private School of Liberal Arts.
Later, she would move to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2000 to study at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama; she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Started From Theaters- All About Her Acting Career!
Struggle & dedication are major factors of success- no wonder why Katy, who started from scratch with stage works turned herself into an acclaimed TV star. As a drama school alumna, she made her theatre debut playing Calpurnia in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in 2001.
After her graduation, she moved to Los Angeles in 2003, which followed her appearance in the stage production of American Standard in 2005. Moreover, in 2005, Mixon earned her big-screen debut in the psychological thriller The Quiet.
Then, throughout the 2000s, she worked in the films: ‘Blind Dating’, ‘Four Christmases’, ‘The Informers’ and ‘State of Play’.
Wide Recognition Through ‘Mike & Molly’ and ‘American Housewife’
Already with TV credits in My Name Is Earl and Two and a Half Men, Katy Mixon got her first TV lead as April Buchanon in Eastbound & Down (2009-13).
In 2010, she portrayed Victoria Flynn, a series regular in the TV sitcom Mike & Molly which proved to be her breakthrough. There, Katy worked until its 6 seasons conclusion in 2016 alongside Billy Gardell, Swoosie Kurtz, Reno Wilson & Melissa McCarthy.
Then, the actress notably appeared in the main role of Katie Otto in American Housewife (2016-21) until its cancellation after 5 seasons. The TV sitcom also starred Carly Hughes, Julia Butters, Ali Wong and Meg Donelly.
Moreover, she lent her voice in animated series like The Legend of Korra (2013), Big Hero 6: The Series (2018-19) & Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure (2018).
How Much Is Net Worth Of Katy Mixon?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American Housewife star has an estimated net worth of $10 million in December 2021. And of course, the fortune is the collective of her 16-year-long acting career & running. It was her work in Eastbound & Down that opened the path to further bigger TV projects: Mike & Molly and American Housewife.
No doubt, she collected a decent sum from her on-screen ventures; allegedly a salary of a 6-digit figure per year. An actor in the United States gets an average payroll of $57,000 annually, which can vary accordingly with talent, fame & budget.
Some of Katy Mixon’s films with its box office collection include:
- Four Christmases (2008)- $163.7 million
- State of Play (2009)- $88.8 million
- All About Steve (2009)- $40.1 million
- Minions (2015, voiced)- $1.159 billion
- Hell or High Water (2016)- $37.9 million
As per IMDB, Mixon is currently working on her upcoming TV series The Thing About Pam (2022).
Shares 2 Kids With Husband- Who Is Mixon Married To?
The Two and a Half Men actress shares a 5 year-long marital relationship & 2 children with her retired athlete husband Breaux Greer. Greer, 45, is a former Olympian & eight-time American Champion in Javelin throw.
Reportedly, the two began dating in 2013 after they met while training Katy for fitness. And after 3 years of relationship, Mixon and Greer married in October 2016 in a secret wedding ceremony in Los Angeles.
Together, the couple shares 2 children: a son Kingston Saint Greer (b. May 19, 2017, while they were engaged) & a daughter Elektra Saint Greer (b. May 16, 2018). Though, Mixon who herself is off from social media platforms like Instagram & Twitter tends to keep her family profile low-key.
As for her past relationship, before Greer, she was in a 3-year relationship with chef Bobby Dean from 2009 to 2012.
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