Several people have gained the limelight through their connections with renowned personalities and Lorrie Gillies can be regarded as one of them. She is known to the world because of her daughter, Elizabeth Gillies, who is a world-famous actress and singer.
Lorrie Gillies’ Family
Lorrie Gillies lived a very simple and private life before her daughter, Elizabeth, broke all odds and rose to stardom. Elizabeth Egan Gillies was born in Haworth, New Jersey, on July 26, 1993, to Dave and Lorrie Gillies. She has one younger brother, George Gillies, born in 1996. Elizabeth has stated that she has Irish ancestry, and an Italian grandmother and great-grandmother. She left high school in her freshman year to pursue acting and participated in an online high school program.
Elizabeth met American music producer Michael Corcoran, 20 years her senior when they were working together on the Nickelodeon show, Victorious. Michael, known professionally as Backhouse Mike or Ken Lofkoll, was born on December 9, 1972, in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. Michael was 36 years old when he first met Elizabeth, who was 16. They began dating and finally walked down the aisle on August 8, 2020, at a private ceremony in Chesterfield Township, New Jersey. They reside in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lorrie Gillies’ Net Worth
Lorrie Gillies has kept her private life behind wraps despite her celebrity daughter and son-in-law. Lorrie hasn’t disclosed her career path or her net worth in public, but looking at the successful career of her daughter, it can be said that Lorrie enjoys a healthy lifestyle. Lorrie’s son-in-law, Michael Corcoran, is a well-known composer and actor. He has composed songs for Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh, iCarly, Victorious, The Troop, Sam & Cat and Henry Danger, Disney Channel’s Shake It Up and Liv and Maddie, Netflix’s The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, and VH1’s Hit the Floor. He has a net worth of $3 million.
Lorrie’s daughter, Elizabeth Gillies is a well-established actress and singer. She gained prominence for her starring roles as Jade West in the Nickelodeon series Victorious, and as Fallon Carrington on The CW revival of Dynasty. She made her Broadway debut at age 15 in the musical 13, playing the character of Lucy. She made her first television appearance in The Black Donnellys. She has also appeared in various feature and television films, including the horror film Animal, the television film Killing Daddy, the comedy film Vacation, and the black comedy thriller film Arizona.
She made her debut as a singer on Victorious with the song “Give It Up” in 2011, singing alongside Ariana Grande. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she collaborated with Seth MacFarlane releasing an album entitled Songs from Home on Spotify. Apart from acting and singing, Elizabeth also earns from commercial advertisements and brand endorsements. According to Forbes, she has a net worth of $9 million.