Elizabeth Daily or E.G. Daily is an American actress, voice actress, singer, and musician who is best known for her voice roles in hit animation films and TV series like Rugrats, ChalkZone, Babe: Pig in the City — where she played the voice of the title role — and the Powerpuff Girls, where she played the voice of Buttercup.
Elizabeth Daily’s Early Life
Little is known about Elizabeth Daily’s personal life, aside from the facts that she was born in March of 1961 in Los Angeles, California, where she was also raised. She is said to be of European Jewish descent.
Her parents are Alex and Helen Guttman, and she has five siblings. One of her brothers, Michael, is a director.
Her real name is Elizabeth Ann Guttman, and why she calls herself E.G. Daily ’til this day remains unclear. It is assumed, however, that the ‘E.G.’ In E.G. Daily stands for Elizabeth Guttman.
Elizabeth Daily’s Personal Life
Elizabeth Daily dated model-actor Jon-Erik Hexum of the CBS TV series Cover Up at the time of his death.
About fourteen years after Hexum’s death, she married Rick Salomon and had two daughters with him — Hunter, who was born in 1996, and Tyson, who was born in 1998 — before they filed for divorce in 2000.
Elizabeth Daily’s Films
While Elizabeth Daily has also taken on numerous roles in live acting, she is best known for her roles in numerous popular animated film and TV series.
Aside from playing the voice of the title role in the 1998 hit Babe: Pig in the City, as well as the voice of Powerpuff Girls’ Buttercup, Elizabeth Daily also lent her voice to ChalkZone’s Rudy Tabootie, Rugrats’ Tommy Pickles, as well as popular film and TV shows like The Little Rascals, The Flintstones, Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman, Scooby-Doo! and the Witch’s Ghost, Recess: School’s Out, Happy Feet, Happy Feet Two, and Wreck-It Ralph.
Elizabeth Daily’s Live Action Roles
Elizabeth Daily’s live action roles date back as early as 1980, through a PBS series called Righteous Apples, where she played the role of Sandy Burns. She also played the role of Valley Girl‘s Loryn, as well as Dottie in Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.
She also appeared in CHiPs, Laverne & Shirley, Fame, as well as the 1990s phenomenal hit TV series Friends.
Elizabeth Daily’s Singing Career
Despite the fact that Elizabeth Daily is better known for her voice acting roles, she’s also had her time as a singer in the Billboard Top 100, where her hit single, Say It, Say It made if to no. 70 in 1986.
The same song — which had other versions released as early as 1981 — also made it to no. 1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.
In 1985, Elizabeth Daily signed up with A&M Records and started working with John Benitez and Stephen Bray, who are both known to be frequent collaborators of Madonna.
Since then, her songs have made it to soundtracks of various hit films, starting with 1983’s Al Pacino classic, Scarface, as well as Circuit and Thief of Hearts, which included her song Love in the Shadows.
In 1987, her song Mind Over Matter was featured in the comedy film Summer School.
In 1989, she released her Lace Around the World album. A decade year after that, she released her Tearing Down the Walls Album, before launching her Changing Faces album in 2008.
In 2001, songs from Scarface‘s soundtrack, including Elizabeth Daily’s songs Shake It Up and I’m Hot Tonight, were featured in the soundtrack of blockbuster hit game Grand Theft Auto III, via the game’s fictional Flashback 95.6 FM.
The same songs were also included in the 2003 video game, Scarface: The World is Yours.
Despite an already significantly successful career in singing, Elizabeth Daily went on to join the fifth season of The Voice as a contestant in 2013, during a blind audition broadcast for the show.
She chose to be in Blake Shelton’s team and proceeded to win the show’s battle rounds.
She lost in the show’s knockout rounds, however, where she chose to sing I Can’t Make You Love Me by Bonnie Raitt.
Elizabeth Daily’s Current Projects
Elizabeth Daily is currently working on Troll Hunters, where she will be playing the voice of Junior. The film is expected to be released sometime in 2018.
Elizabeth Daily’s Net Worth
Elizabeth Daily’s net worth is currently estimated at $15 million.
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