Who was Susy Pugh?

Susy Pugh was born in St Louis on October 6, 1950, to her parents, Edward Hoctor and Patricia Lee. She was known thanks to her son, Zachary Levi, an American actor. Susy was married to Darrell Pugh, with whom she had three children, Zachary Levi, Sarah Pugh, and Shekinah Pugh.

Early Life and Educational Background

Susy Pugh spent her childhood in Ventura, where she grew up and studied. She attended Buena High School, where she was a cheerleader and a swimmer. While in high school, Susy Pugh loved reading books and spending quality time with friends. She often frequently visited her favorite restaurants to have a meal.

Personal Life

Susy was a generous woman who loved giving to society; she helped the disadvantaged by giving them food and shelter and always showed them, love. She also did a great job in raising her three children to be the best humans they can be to others. However, later in life, her son mentioned that he went through abuse from his mother.

Her husband, Darrell Pugh, died in January 2023 after a long battle with cancer. Her son posted the sad news on his Instagram account, though he sounded solid and great since he knew his father was not suffering anymore and was in heaven with the angels.

Her Son

Susy Pugh’s son started acting when he was six; he used to appear in theatre productions, including The Wizard of Oz, Big River, The Outsiders, Grease, and Oliver! In the early 2000s, Susy’s son started landing major roles; he appeared on the show Less than Perfect, where he portrayed Kipp Steadman.

Zachary Levi also appeared in the film See Jane Date before landing a starring role in the television series Chuck. For his performance on the show, Susy Pugh’s son was nominated for Best Action Actor for Teen Choice Awards. After Chuck, Zachary appeared in several other films, including Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and Tangled.

Zachary Levi starred as the title character in the film Shazam in 2019. He took a break from acting, but he returned two years later and has started landing acting roles.

Besides acting, Susy’s son has been involved in music; he appeared in a music video for Katherine McPhee’s song. Zachary also sponsored Gown, an album by American singer Kendall Payne. Capitol Records released the album. He has also sung occasionally at the 83rd Academy Awards, where he performed alongside Mandy Moore.

In his personal life, Susy’s son married actress Missy Peregrym, but she filed for divorce barely a year later.

Net Worth of Susy Pugh’s Son

Having worked in the acting industry for a long time and the amount of success Zachary Levi has achieved, he must have made a lot of wealth. His net worth is approximately 12 million. Besides, he has no kids to take care of, so he has all the money to himself.

Her Death

Before her death, it was determined that Susy Pugh had mental health issues. She died on October 8, 2015, aged 65 years.