Alicia Witt is a well-known singer, actress, songwriter pianist from America. She was first seen in the movie Dune (1984) in which she played the role of child Alia Atreides. She also received appreciation for the guest role in the television show “Twin Peaks” in 1990. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Alicia Witt in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Alicia Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 21, 1975, to her parents Robert Witt and Diane (née Pietro). Her father was a science teacher and a part-time photographer while her mother was a junior high school teacher. When Witt was five years of old she was discovered by director David Lynch. He first saw her on the television show “That’s Incredible!” where she was reciting the novel Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. He cast her in his movie “Dune” for the role of the fictional character Alia Atreides. Witt went to the Boston University where she learned piano and competed globally.
Witt married Nathan Foulger in 2003 who is a producer and director. The couple divorced in the year 2006. Before her marriage, she was in a relationship with actor Peter Krause for a brief amount of time.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Alicia Witt started her career at the age of five when she worked in the movie “Dune”. She also did small guest roles in many movies like Liebestraum, Bodies, Rest & Motion, The Disappearance of Vonnie and others.
Witt got her first major role in the movie “Fun” in which she played the character of a murderous teenager for which the Sundance Festival gave her the “Special Jury Recognition Award”. Witt became a household name when she appeared in the television sitcom “Cybill” in the year 1995. Later, she appeared in various popular movies including Citizen Ruth, Bongwater, Urban Legend, Playing Mona Lisa, Cecil B. Demented, Vanilla Sky and many more. In 2007, she starred alongside the legendary Al Pacino in the thriller movie ” 88 Minutes”.
Witt is also considered as a musical prodigy and has released several extended play albums including Live At Rockwood, Revisionary History, and others. Along with Grammy Award-winning producer Jacquire King, she released 5 song EP album which was called “15,000 Days”.
In 2000, she received the “Best Actor Jury Award” at The Comedy Festival for her work in the movie “Playing Mona Lisa”. Witt also received the “Best Actress Award” at the 1995 Gijón International Film Festival for the movie “Fun”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Alicia Witt has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. This huge wealth is the result of her successful career as an actor, singer, and songwriter. She has been a part of many commercially successful movies including American Girl, The Twilight Zone, The Upside of Anger, Joint Body, A Madea Christmas, Six Love Stories and many more. In 2004, for the Christie’s auction house, Witt modeled “The Chapeau d’Amour” which is known as the most expensive hat ever made.
Alicia Witt is considered as one of the most talented and renowned actresses in the world. She started working at a very young age and has worked very hard to achieve the huge success and fame.