Ann-Margret is one of the multifaceted personalities in Hollywood having careers in the film, music, and dance industry. Ann is best known for her roles in the 90’s and her big wins and nominations in some of the major award events including the Golden Globes. With an early career start and outstanding achievements, Margret is worth millions. Read along as this piece takes a look at the net worth of Ann-Margret in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Ann-Margret Olsson was born in 1941 on 28th April 28, in Valsjobyn, Jamtland County. She is a daughter to Anna Regina and Carl Gustav Olsson, a native of Ornskoldsvik. When she was young, her father moved to the United States, leaving Margret and her mother behind. Margret’s father took her to Radio City Music Hall the first day she set foot in the United States. The family settled in Wilmette, Illinois. Margaret became a United States citizen in 1949 by naturalization.
Growing up, Ann-Margret was an introverted child and found it difficult to adjust to the American culture. She took up dance and music as a way of expressing herself. She graduated from New Trier High School in 1959 and enrolled at Northwestern University, choosing a major in speech. Within her first few months in college, she formed a jazz combo named The Suttletones with three other male students. Margret consequently withdrew from school after her freshman year and headed for the West Coast with her band.
Ann-Margret dated Eddie Fisher before getting married and was reported to have been romantically involved with Elvis Presley during Viva Las Vegas’ filming. She got married to Roger Smith on May 6, 1967, until his death on June 4, 2017. Margret did not have any children but was a stepmother to Smith’s three children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 1961 Ann-Margret began recording for RCA Victor. RCA Victor attempted to try to capitalize on her sexy, throaty, and contralto voice by having her record a Heartbreak Hotel version that was very similar to Elvis Presley’s. Margret’s only album that made it to the charts was The Beauty and the Beard. After a few hits on the dance charts in the 1970s and early 1980s, Margret started working with Art Greenhaw and recorded the album God Is Love: The Gospel Sessions which earned her a Grammy and Dove nomination.
Margret’s acting career had a breakthrough in 1961. Her film debut was Pocketful of Miracles with Bette Davis. Her great talent scored her many starring roles in films like The Cincinnati Kid, R.P.M, Carnal Knowledge, The Train Robbers, and Law & Order.
Margret’s contribution in the film industry earned her huge recognition and also earned a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1973. She has also had major achievements, being a six-time Emmy Award nominee and a five-time recipient of the Golden Globe Awards. She also has a nominee of two Academy Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The Swedish dancer, singer, and actress have a net worth of $23 million. Ann-Margret has accumulated her wealth throughout her career in the entertainment industry. She earned a huge amount of wealth from the sale of a total of 14 albums. Margaret has had a successful career in acting which has earned her millions. Her career as a dancer in Las Vegas has also earned Margret a huge chunk of money.
Despite her glamorous and successful life, Ann-Margret has had her fair share of struggles including an eating disorder, depression, and alcoholism. With the help of her husband, she managed to get her life back on track and build her career once more. She is a phenomenal woman with incredible talent and soul.