While an Emmy statuette doesn’t come with a money prize, winning one boosts your acting resume and can open the door to more prominent acting gigs.
“Sometimes you can demand more money and get bigger roles, but it depends,” The Simpsons star Hank Azaria told Variety in 2011. “I’ve won four, and they’ve all done different things.”
Fellow past winner Felicity Huffman told the outlet that immediately after an Emmy win, “People take your calls a little easier. People are a little more eager to meet you.”
Haddish did not attend the Creative Arts Emmys. Presenter Tichina Arnold jokingly accepted her Emmy on her behalf. Haddish is expected to attend the Primetime Emmys on Monday. She was spotted at a pre-Emmys party in Los Angeles on Saturday.