Drew Barrymore is a famous American model, actress, voice actor, television producer, movie director, movie producer, screenwriter, and author. Drew became famous for 5 years after appearing as Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s movie, ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Drew Barrymore as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Drew Barrymore was born on 22nd February 1975 in Culver City, California, the USA. She belonged to a family of actors for generations. Actors included her paternal great-grandparents, John Barrymore and Dolores Costello; her parental grandparents, Georgie Drew Barrymore and Maurice; her parents John Drew Barrymore and Jaid.
Till she was seven years, Drew was raised in Poinsettia Place, West Hollywood. She moved to Sherman Oaks; but, resettled in West Hollywood when she was 14 years. Drew Barrymore attended Fountain Day School and Country School.
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman were married for almost four years before divorcing. They have two children named Olive and Frankie.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At 11 months, Drew Barrymore first appeared on screen in an advertisement for dog’s food. Initially, Drew appeared in the minor role in a movie ‘Altered States’ (1980). When she was five years, Drew Barrymore played Gertie in the super hit movie ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ directed by Steven Spielberg. Drew Barrymore won the awards of Young Artist for Best Supporting Actress. Since then, Drew Barrymore and Steven Spielberg, the director, have worked together on various successful projects.
Drew got nominated for her first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for acting in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ (1984). Drew starred in ‘Cat’s Eye’ written by Stephen King and got nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress (1985). Drew has won Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in television mini-series after she played Little Edie in ‘Grey Gardens.’
Drew Barrymore began her own production company named Flower Films (1990). Drew Barrymore has a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. Over the years, Drew Barrymore has starred in movies including ‘50 First Dates’, ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua’, ‘Big Miracle’, ‘Blended’, ‘Boys on the Side’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’, ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’, ‘Donnie Darko’, ‘Ever After’, ‘Fever Pitch’, ‘Going the Distance’, ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’, ‘Home Fries’, ‘Mad Love’, ‘Miss You Already’, ‘Music and Lyrics’, ‘Never Been Kissed’, ‘Scream’, ‘The Wedding Singer’, and ‘Wayne’s World 2’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Drew Barrymore is $140 million. In early 2000, Drew Barrymore was one of the highest paid actresses earning $10 million for acting in movies such as ‘50 First Dates’. Also, Drew was a reputed spokesperson and co-creative director of ‘Cover Girl’ for seven years.
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman lived on Upper East Side of New York City. Will Kopelman is an art consultant who comes from a well-to-do family. Will is the son of Arie Kopelman, the former CEO of Chanel. Even the Kopelman family owns an apartment on Upper East Side.
While living together, Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman spent time between their homes on Upper East Side and Santa Barbara. Earlier, Drew had bought the property in Santa Barbara for $5.7 million (2010). Ultimately, Drew Barrymore sold her home in Santa Barbara for $6.35 million in 2013 after getting married in 2012.
Drew Barrymore starred in producing Netflix television series called ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ and Drew started narrating the television series named ‘First Dates’ (2017). Drew Barrymore published her autobiography, ‘Little Girl Lost,’ and made her name as an author. Drew Barrymore has a joint venture with the Barrymore Wines. As an Ambassador against Hunger for U.N World Food organization, Drew donated over $1 million recently.