Stephanie Courtney, most famous for portraying "Flo" earns $500,000 a year for the Progressive commercials and has a net worth of $5 million.
Aside from the Progressive commercials, Courtney has also worked for brands such as Skittles, General Mills cereal and Wienerschnitzel and has appeared in various movies and television shows, most notably Mad Men, Blades of Glory and The Heartbreak Kid.
Courtney graduated from Binghamton University (in New York) in 1992. After graduating she moved to the city where she took classes at the Neighborhood Playhouse and worked as the evening secretary of Robert S. Greenhill (then chairman of Smith Barney).
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