Trace Lysette Surgery, Partner, Age, Dating, Net worth, Now

Trace Lysette is a transgender woman and one of the first trans people to appear as a non-transgender person on prime time television in a speaking role and she is also famous as an Actress as well. She got in the limelight after appearing as the role of Shea in Amazon’s series, Transparent.

32 years old Trace was one of those actresses who moved to New York and underwent gender reassignment surgery. To know her exact annual net worth and salary scroll below our pages.

Transgender surgery of Trace Lysette

The story is not that easy one. After loosing her job at Bloomingdale she forced herself to land in Thailand and get a bottom surgery. The reason for her getting dismissed from the employment was that she was not allowed to use ladies rest-room.

Caption: Trace Lysette confronts about her gender in an open conversation and role in Transparent. (2017)

After getting the surgery she auditioned for strip clubs. For eight years she worked as a dancer in Manhattan. After landing herself in the role of Transparent, Trace revealed more about her feelings of her physical orientation.

Relationship and family life of Trace Lysette

When she was working as a dancer at the club there is news that she was dating a mystery man. But after some time they broke up later she left the club and slit her wrists on a side street in Midtown and ended at Bellevue hospital after the incident.  On 20 August 2013, Trace tweeted she wants to ride bikes with her imaginary boyfriend which hints that she was single at that time.

trace lysette relationship before early age

Caption: The sizzling on-screen romance with Jay Duplass and Trace Lysette, Transparent series. (Credit:wikinetworth)

While she was working with Jay she had enjoyed an on-screen romance with actor Jay Duplass in the third season of the series. Similarly when asked about her urge towards acting career, she opened up about about loving a man which left her devastated and encouraged her towards becoming an actor. She said;

“I had a bad breakup with a boyfriend, and I left the club one night and slit my wrists on a side street in Midtown. I ended up in Bellevue Hospital. I was in the psych ward for a while. And when I got out, a male friend of mine was like, Yo, you need to invest in yourself. You have so much potential, you gotta do this acting thing. I was like, You’re right. I want to find my talent again  as a woman, this time.”

Frequently, she is spotted hanging out with her colleagues enjoying quality time, but that doesn’t really prove her to be in any relationship.

As of now, she has not shared any photos and status regarding her love life. It seems that she is currently single and not dating anyone.

Birthday, Age and wiki of Trace Lysette

The sizzling American actress had opened her eyes in the Dayton United States of America. She celebrates her birthday every year on 2nd October. While she had not revealed her birth year. So, her age is quite hard to figure out.

She had grown up with her parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace. While her family background including their name and their profession are under review yet. It seems that she loves to keep her private life far from the media. Belonging to the white ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality.

While there are no details on her Educational background including her school and academic qualifications but on an interview posted by thefader, she has claimed on having lots of fights during her school tenure when asked about her early life. She said,

“It was not the most welcoming place. I had a lot of fights in high school. I ended up switching schools in my junior year, because I had been suspended for defending myself somebody called me a faggot, and I knocked him out in English class.”

Trace Lysette’s Career

Talking about the career of Trace Lysette she had started her career journey as a hairstylist and makeup artist before beginning her acting career.  later she made her debut in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as one of the first trans people to appear in a non-trans speaking role on primetime television.

After in Amazon Series Transparent where she plays Shea, a transgender yoga teacher and friend of Maura Pfefferman (Jeffrey Tambor). Later she auditioned for the role of Davina, Transparent creator Jill Soloway wrote the role of Shea for her.

Caption: Trace Lysette speaks about her career transformation through “Transparent” series. (2017)

She again appeared in third season of Transparent contains a story line in which Shea has a romantic relationship with a cisgender heterosexual man, which has been called “a groundbreaking TV moment for a trans character.”

Apart from an actress she had also done guest roles in shows such as Blunt Talk and Drunk History. She had also worked in the documentary series I AM Cait. She also had credit in American sitcom including  Blunt Talk, Drunk History, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Pose and Midnight, Texas. In 2016, she had also worked for web series named Coffee House Chronicles as Rachel.


Apart from movies she had also done numerous music videos such as “Name for You” (Flipped), “Girls Like You” (Original, Volume 2 and Vertical Video versions), “Beat for the Gods”, “SOS” and “WTP”.

Net worth and Salary of Trace Lysette

The transparent versatile actress had earned a huge name and fame in her lifetime career. It is believed that the net worth of Trace Lysette has been estimated at around millions of US dollars. While he earns  $50K a year plays a vital part in boosting her income. After working with brands such as Fashion Nova, Marco Underwear, FILA, and Timberland there is no doubt that she is one of the most highest-earning actresses. It is sure that her net worth and salary will increase in the following years.

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