Hellen Mirren is a well-known English actress who began her career in film with Royal Shakespeare Company in the year 1967 and is among the few performers who has been able to achieve Triple Crown of Acting. In 2007, she won Academy Award for being the best actress in the performance of Queen Elizabeth II in ‘The Queen’ and also received Olivier Award and Tony Award. She has received multiple nominations to various Academy awards for her exemplary roles in films. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Helen Mirren in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Mirren was born in 1945 on July 26th at Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital which is in West London to Kathleen Matilda and Vasily Mironoff. Her mother was an English woman while her father was a Russian who hailed from Kuryanovo, Oblast.
She schooled at Hamlet Court School in Westcliff-on-sea, and here she was playing a lead role in a production of the Hansel and Gretel at the St Bernard High School for the Girls and was also involved in the productions of various school plays. She joined New College of Speech and Drama situated in London.
When she was 18, she auditioned for National Youth Theatre, and she got accepted. When she was twenty years old, she had played Cleopatra in NYT production of both Antony and Cleopatra at Old Vic, that contributed to her signing with Agent AI Parker.
Mirren has lived with actor Liam Neeson during the early 1980s who they met within 1981 and was interviewed by James Lipton for the ‘Inside the Actors Studio.’ Neeson has said that she was very important in getting an agent. Mirren got married to American director by the name Taylor Hackford in 1997, and before then, they had been in a relationship for eleven years. Their wedding ceremony was held in the Scottish Highlands.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Her career began after she became part of British Theater in 1986. She was closely associated with the previous company, and she performed in various plays, and she displayed excellent skills in everything that she did. In 1967, she played the role of Diana in All Well that ends well. The play has been written by Shakespeare. Also, she has appeared she has featured in other plays including Troilus and Cressida. In total, she has appeared in more than seventy-six films and has voiced numerous characters in various games.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Helen Mirren is over $65 million. Her wealth has come from her career in the film where she has featured in some of the best films. Her acting skills have seen her being sought by every filmmaker to boost the publicity of a movie that they may be working on.
In 2013, she was announced as a model for the Marks and Spencer ‘Womanism’ campaign. She has displayed excellent skills when it comes to acting. Her interest in fashion has seen her some of the best designs that are available in the world.