Kim Novak is a famous retired American TV and film actress. She started her film career after signing a contract with Columbia Records. She has become successful after performing in some movies like Picnic. She has worked in various movies like Pal Joey which was released in the year 1957. She is very famous for her role in the movie Vertigo which was released in the year 1958 along with James Stewart.
In the year 1980, she appeared in the movie; The mirror Cracked which gained her huge recognition. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Kim Novak in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on 13th February in the year 1933 to Joseph and Blanche Novak. Both of her parents belong to Czech descent. Her father was a history teacher who later on took the job of freight dispatcher in Chicago. Her mother was a factory worker, and they raised Kim as a Catholic. She used to go to Will Penn Elementary School and then she attended Farragut High school. She has won two scholarships for getting admission in the school of art institute in Chicago.
She got married to Richard Johnson, and their marriage lasted for 13 months only. Both of them got married to each other on 15th March in the year 1965 and then took divorce in the year 1966. Both of them were friends after their divorce also. She got engaged to the famous director named Richard Quine. She also used to date Richard Beymer, Frank Sinatra and Michael Brandon who was an actor.
During the 1960s, she left Hollywood for the big sure where she used to paint and raise horses. In the year 1974, she met her present husband who was Robert Malloy. Both of them are living together after that, and they got married on 12th March in the year 1976. Due to their marriage, she got two adult stepchildren. In the year 2010, she was diagnosed with breast cancer but was treated with it.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She retired from the acting field in the year 1991, and she isn’t going to return now. She has made great contributions with the world cinema. Her last movie was Liebestraum, and she has made great contributions to the World Cinema. She has won Honorary Golden Bear Award, and she has also won two golden globe awards. She has got her name inducted in the Hollywood walk of fame, and she has also worked as a visual artist.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Kim Novak is around $17 million. She got injured horse-riding accident, and she has also got 43 acres of the ranch in the same valley in Oregon.
Kim Novak lives happily with her husband Robert Malloy and has been able to become a millionaire by working hard on her career. She has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry and has also won a number of awards for it.