Judi Dench is a renowned English film as well as a stage actress. She got much of her recognition and her popularity through being featured in several films, television roles, and Theatre. In addition to this, she has also won several awards with much of her popularity coming from the film known as ‘Shakespeare in Love’ in which she played the role of Queen Elizabeth. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Judi Dench in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Judi Dench was born on 9th November in the year 1934 in Heworth, North Riding of Yorkshire in England. Her full birth name is Dami Judith Olivia Dench though she was known as Judi Dench on her screen appearances. She was born to her parents known as Reginald Arthur Dench who is her father and was a resident doctor together with Eleanora Olive.
She went to schooling at The Mount School which is a Quaker independent secondary school which is located in York. After joining this school, she then became a Quaker. Judi Dench later joined the Central School of Speech and Drama after she showed her interest as well as a passion for the acting career since her childhood.
Judi Dench tied knots with Michael Williams who is a British actor in the year 1971. They had one son who was known as Tara Cressida Frances Williams who was born in the year 1972. She was featured together with her husband on several productions. However, her husband later passed away from lung cancer. She was reported to be in a relationship with David Mills in the year 2010.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Judi Dench commenced her professional career in the year 1957 after she was featured in the Hamlet at the Royal Court Theatre where she played the role of Ophelia. She was featured with the Old Vic Company in which she remained a member from the year 1957 to the year 1962. She was then featured in another debut in 1964 known as The Third Secret. She was then featured in a BBC show known as Talking to a Stranger in 1966 which was a great success.
After this, she was then featured in Macbeth as well as renaissance Theatre Company in 1988 and then to another film known as Look Back in Anger in 1989. She had also been featured in the Golden Eye in 1985 where she played the role of M, Bond’s boss. She got an appearance playing the role of Queen Victoria in 1997 on a film known as Mrs. Brown in 1997 which was a great success. Much of her breakthrough came in 1998 after she was featured in the Shakespeare in Love playing the role of Queen Elizabeth which won her several awards such as the Oscar Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Judi Dench has an estimated net worth of $40 million. This is from her fortunes she has made in her professional career. Her contribution in the film industry has contributed to a great extent in which she earns a yearly salary of $4.5 million. In addition to this, she has also won several awards contributing to her net worth.
Judi Dench is known to be very hospitable in which she has been seen to mostly assist many hospitals and schools as well as cancer research programmes. In addition to this, she teaches as well as give classes to students as a patron of several English Theatres.