Ali MacGraw is an actress from America. She became famous and known to all in 1969 for her appearance in ‘Goodbye Columbus’ and ‘Love Story’ in 1970. She is also an author, a model and an animal activist. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Ali MacGraw in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Ali was born Elizabeth Alice MacGraw on 1st April 1939 in New York. Her parents were Richard MacGraw and Frances MacGraw who both were artists. Her only sibling brother Dick MacGraw is also an artist.
Ali attended Rosemary Hall High School in Greenwich after which she joined Wellesley college to further her studies.
MacGraw got married after college to Robbin Hien who was a banker but the divorced after a short time. She married a filmmaker Robert Evans in October 24th 1969. They sired a son Josh Evans, but their marriage also ended in divorce in 1972.
She had an affair with a fellow cast member of ‘The Gateway’ Steve McQueen, and the two got married on 31st August 1973. They stayed married for only five years and then divorced.
In her youth, Ali had an abortion which by then was illegal. After all the breakups and heartache, Ali fell deep into depression. She was also struggling with addiction to sex and drugs and was treated at Betty Ford Centre.
Her only son Josh married Roxy Saint, and the couple is blessed with a son, Jackson.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Ali worked as a photographic assistant for Harpers Bazaar Magazines before joining Vogue Magazine as a model. Her acting career kicked off after she did commercials and later landed a role in Goodbye ‘Columbus’ in 1969
Her star, however, started to shine after she starred in the ‘Love Story’ in 1970. After that she got starring roles in other movies like ‘The Wind of War’, ‘Just Tell Me What You Want’ and ‘Convoy’. She also appeared on the soap opera ‘Dynasty’ among many others.
She made her debut in theatre in 2006 in the drama ‘Festen’. She also reunited with Ryan O’Neal who was a co-star in the ‘Love Story’ and together staged a play by the name ‘Love Letters’. She also featured in ‘Split Estate’ and ‘Do You Sleep in the Nude’.
In the span of her career, Ali has been nominated for an Academy Award as well as a BETA Award. She won a David di Donatello Award and a Golden Globe Award. As an animal activist, she got the Humane Education Award.
Net worth and Earnings
The estimated net worth of Ali MacGraw is $7.5 Million. Acting is the main source of her income, and she has appeared in many films. She also is a model, and an author and her work add to her fortune. She currently has a clothing line ‘ali4ibu’ that is doing well.
Ali MacGraw has been in the entertainment industry for many decades now, and her work is commendable. She has fought tirelessly to overcome the many obstacles she encountered. Today at her age, she can still hold her head high and be proud of her achievements.