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Traylor Howard – Shows, Controversies and Net Worth

Traylor Howard started from commercials and landed lead roles in multiple TV series throughout her career. Let's take a look
Traylor Howard started from commercials and landed lead roles in multiple TV series throughout her career. Let’s take a look at her journey.


  1. Introduction
  2. About Traylor Howard
  3. Traylor Howard Filmography
  4. Traylor Howard Controversy
  5. Traylor Howard net worth


Making it big in the industry is difficult and requires great courage when your family background has no connection in the acting field. You work through small opportunities and gradually make your name in A-listers. One such actress is gorgeous and talented, Traylor Howard. She started from commercials and landed lead roles in multiple TV series throughout her career. Let’s take a look at her journey.

About Traylor Howard

Traylor Howard was born as Traylor Elizabeth Howard on 14 June 1994. Traylor Howard was born in Orlando, Florida, to Robert M. Howard jr. and Peggy E. Robert M. Howard jr. was president of the Howard Fertilizer and Chemical Company. She attended Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando. She is 53 years old. Her graduation course was communications and advertising, along with minors in English at Florida State University.

Traylor with her husband Jarel Portman
Traylor with her husband Jarel Portman

Howard married three times. Traylor Howard’s spouses are Cameron Hall, Christian Navarro, and Jarel Portman. Howard married actor Cameron Hall in 1991. They divorced in 1993. The couple had no kids. In 2003 Howard married actor Christian Navarro and they divorced in 2006. They also had no children. In 2006 Howard was pregnant with her son, Sabu. She was shooting for Monk, and several of her scenes were shot with her stomach covered to hide her baby bump. Howard got married third time in 2011 to Jarel Portman; the couple has a son Julien.

Traylor Howard Filmography

Traylor in 'You Will'
Traylor in ‘You Will’

Traylor Howard first appeared in series ‘You Will’ of AT&T Corporation in 1994. Her prominent role was Natalie Teeger in the American television series Monk. The series aired from 2005 to 2009. She also appeared in the sitcom Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place. The show was later renamed to two Guys and a Girl. The sitcom aired from 1998 to 2001.

Traylor in 'Dirty Work'
Traylor in ‘Dirty Work’

She was also part of sitcoms such as Boston Common and Bram and Alice. She appeared in music video Breakout of Foo Fighters in 1999. She also earned the lead role in movie Dirty Work.

‘You Will’ commercial series

Traylor in 'You Will'

‘You Will’ was an ad series launched by AT&T Corporation as a marketing strategy. The commercial focused on future technology the world is going to see. Every ad started with a “Have you ever…” and ended with a “… you will”. At&T corporation played a significant role in the telecommunications sector.

Two Guys and a Girl or Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place

‘Two Guys and a Girl’ or for season 1 and 2 ‘Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place,’ was a sitcom starring Ryan Reynolds, Richard Ruccolo and Traylor Howard as the ‘girl.’ The show aired from 1998 to 2001. The show aired on Wednesday nights, but then it was shifted to Friday late-night slot. Tye ratings dropped tremendously due to the shift. After the show was aired on Wednesdays again, it did not gain back its popularity and was canceled in 2001.

Boston Common

Boston Common is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 1997. It was one of the highest-rated shows of its time. After the show’s timing was changed to Sundays, the rating of the show dropped. Howard played the role of Joy the love interest of the male lead.

Bram and Alice

The series was aired in 2002. It had nine episodes in total, out of which only four were aired. The series revolved around Bram, a Pulitzer Prize winner who is contacted by a girl named Alice O’ Connor, who claims to be his daughter. Bram had a one night stand years ago, which resulted in pregnancy, and Alice contacts him as she is his daughter. Howard played the role of Alice O’ Connor.


Monk is a comedy detective drama starring Tony Shalhoub and Traylor Howard debuted in 2002. The series ended in 2009. The series was the most-watched TV series on cable; The Walking Dead broke the record. The main focus of the show was police procedures during various crime investigations. Howard played the role of Adrain Monk’s secretory. The series finale of the show has a viewership of 9.4 million.

Traylor Howard Controversy

Jane Mayer interviewed Howard for a New Yorker piece covering sexual harassment allegations against former senator Al Franken. Traylor Howard had performed on a USO tour with Franken in 2005. In the article, Traylor supported Franken. She said she believes in the #metoo movement, and it is right to fight against such injustice towards women. Some things do need to change. Although in this case, Franken is a good man.

Traylor Howard net worth

Traylor has appeared in the lead roles of two series; she has also done plenty of commercials. Her estimated net worth of $2 million. Her approximate monthly salary is $26,388. Her weekly pay is approximately $6000. She is from a well-settled family. Her father was president of a chemical and fertilizer company. She makes guest appearances in various shows and has enough money to lead a comfortable life.