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Estelle Harris Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Estelle Harris Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth April 22, 1928
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Date of Death April 2, 2022

Estelle Harris was an American actor, voice artist, theatre actor, and comedian who is best known for playing the role of Estelle Costanza in the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. She was also cast in a variety of other television shows such as Married… with ChildrenThe Kids from Room 402, Night Court, Brooklyn BridgeMad About YouLaw & OrderThe Proud Family, Chicago HopeGood AdviceTimon & Pumbaa, Star Trek: VoyagerCybillTripping the Rift, Dave the Barbarian, Living SingleThe Wild Thornberrys, Godzilla: The SeriesThe Brothers Flub, Mickey Mouse WorksSunset BeachThe Parkers, ProvidencePhil of the FutureER, Queer Duck, House of MouseFamily Guy, Whammy! The All-New Press Your LuckRegular JoeKim PossibleThe Suite Life of Zack & CodyMind of Mencia, The Emperor’s New School, Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?, Curb Your EnthusiasmFanboy & Chum Chum, Sonny with a ChanceThe Looney Tunes Show, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. Moreover, her film credits include Once Upon a Time in AmericaStand and DeliverThis Is My LifeThe West Side WaltzOut to Sea, Chairman of the BoardThe Odd Couple IILost & Found, Addams Family Reunion, What’s Cooking?, Toy Story 2Movin’ In, Dancing in SeptemberPlaying Mona LisaGood AdviceHome on the RangeQueer Duck: The MovieSmall FryPartysaurus Rex, and Promoted.

Born Name

Estelle Nussbaum

Other Name

Estelle Harris

Estelle Harris as seen at the red carpet premiere of 'Ponyo' that took place at the Mann Village Westwood during the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival
Estelle Harris as seen at the red carpet premiere of ‘Ponyo’ that took place at the Mann Village Westwood during the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival (Asim Bharwani / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)


She was born on April 22, 1928.


On April 2, 2022, Estelle Harris died of natural causes at the age of 93 in Palm Desert, Riverside County, California, United States.

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Born Place

Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


She resided in Palm Desert, Riverside County, California, United States.





Estelle Harris studied at Tarentum High School located in Tarentum, Pennsylvania.


Actor, Voice Artist, Theatre Actor, Comedian


  • Father – Isaac (‘Ira’) Nussbaum (Owned a candy store and soda shop)
  • Mother – Anna Nussbaum (Owned a candy store and soda shop)
  • Siblings – Minnie (Older Sister)

Net Worth

According to, she had a net worth of $5 Million at the time of her death.




5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Estelle Harris dated –

  1. Sy Harris (1952-2021)​ – She met window treatment salesman Sy Harris at a dance in 1952 and the duo got married the following year. They were blessed with 3 children – two sons named Eric Harris (b. 1957) and Glen Harris (b. 1961) and a daughter named Taryn Harris (b. 1964). The couple remained together until Sy Harris’ death in 2021.

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Distinctive Features

High pitched raspy voice

Brand Endorsements

Estelle Harris was cast in TV commercials for –

  • Transamerica Corporation finance and insurance (September 1980)
  • Myadec multi-vitamin (1983)
  • Alka-Seltzer antacid tablets (1990)
  • AT&T True USA (1995)
  • Marriot Hotels (1997)
  • Nissan Pathfinder (voice) (1998)
  • Spree Candy (2000)
  • Arm & Hammer (2000)
  • GladWare (2002)
  • TBS Network (2004)



Estelle Harris Facts

  1. From 1992 to 1998, she played the recurring role of Estelle Costanza (George’s highly obnoxious and melodramatic mother) in the popular sitcom Seinfeld. Describing the character, Estelle Harris told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 1998, “She is the mother that everybody loves, even though she’s a pain in the neck.”
  2. She did voiceover work for the character of Mrs. Potato Head in the video game Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue in 1999.
  3. Along with her husband, Estelle escaped serious injuries when their car blew a tire and flipped twice on September 20, 2001.
  4. As a theatre artist, she was cast in productions of Funny GirlFiddler on the RoofAnnie Warbucks, and The Desert Song.
  5. Estelle Harris provided vocals to the character of Mama Gunda (the intimidating, loud, physically short, and short-tempered mother of Kago and Uto) in the 2005 direct-to-video musical animated film Tarzan II (also known as Tarzan 2 and Tarzan 2: The Legend Begins).
  6. She died 3 weeks away from what would have been her 94th birthday.

Featured Image by Asim Bharwani / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED

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