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7 Facts About Actress, Writer, Wife and Mother of Two Greta Lee, Russian Doll Cast

Shrijan Sun Mar 22 2020
7 Facts About Actress, Writer, Wife and Mother of Two Greta Lee, Russian Doll Cast

Greta Lee is a Los Angeles-born American actress. On IMDb, she has 40 acting credits which include such TV shows as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Nurse Jackie, Girls, New Girl, Inside Amy Schumer, and Russian Doll as well as movies like Money Monster, St. Vincent, Gemini, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

She is an actress, a wife, a mother, and a "Glam Mom"; She is Greta Lee -- and these are seven facts about her: 

7. Part of the Main Cast of Netflix Comedy-Drama, Russian Doll

Greta's latest role sees her as Maxine, the best friend of the central character, Nadia Vulvokov (played by Natasha Lyonne) in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Russian Doll. 

Joining Greta are Yul Vazquez, Charlie Barnett, Elizabeth Ashley, Jeremy Bobb, Rebecca Henderson, to name a few. After a successful first-season run during which the show was nominated for four Emmys, Russian Doll is set to return for a second season.    

6. Married Mother of Two with Husband Russ Armstrong 

Greta is married to actor and writer Russ Armstrong whom she met while studying at Northwestern University. 

Greta with husband Russ and their two children
Greta with husband Russ and their two children
Source: Instagram @thegreta

They subsequently married soon thereafter and have two children together: a son named Apollo Joosung Armstrong, born on August 15, 2016; and a daughter named Raphael Joobaek Armstrong, born in April 2019. 

5. "Glam Mom" on Instagram

When she is not busy stealing the spotlight in whatever big-screen or small-screen project comes her way, Greta can be found on Instagram under her handle @thegreta where she doubles as a makeup artist. 

She is the pioneer of the "glam mom" routine for mothers who want to go the extra mile for a glamorous night out. 

4. Debut in 2006 in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

After graduating from Northwestern University with a degree in communication and theater, Greta packed up and moved to New York to pursue a career in acting. 

She landed a role in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit titled "Taboo".

She played Heather Kim, a roommate of a girl who has a sexual relationship with a politician who also happens to be her biological father. 

3. Her Age and Ancestry

Greta Lee was born Greta Jiehan Lee on March 7, 1983, in Los Angeles, California to Korean immigrants. She turned just turned 37.  

Her mother had been a trained concert pianist and her father, a Korean surgeon when they absconded to the USA in the early '80s right before Greta was born.

Greta on the beach with her parents
Greta on the beach with her parents
Source: Instagram @thegreta

When her parents had their feet planted in the USA, they went on to have two more children, a daughter, and a son.

2. Movie Credits in Money Monster, St. Vincent, Gemini, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Besides leaving her mark on the small screens, Greta also has acting credits on the big screens. She has made appearances in movies like Money Monster, St. Vincent, and Gemini.

Additionally, Greta has also lent her voice to the Academy Award-winning animated superhero movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

1. Estimated Net Worth of $1.2 Million

As of March 2020, Greta is estimated to be worth $1.2 million. She has been an actress and a writer and performed on many TV shows and movies.

Her acting credits also extend to the theatre and, among others, she has performed on Broadway in the plays The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and La Bete.  

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