Meg Ryan, an American movie actress and film producer, is popularly known for the 1989 comedy film: When Harry Met Sally and her first nomination for Golden Globe. She is one of the best actress and a big inspiration to many, especially women across the world. Let’s find out what molded her success in Holly Wood. We will shed light on the net worth of Meg Ryan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Megan Ryan, born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra, is a daughter of Harry Hyra and Susan Jordan who were math and English teachers respectively. The two welcomed her in 1961. She was born and brought up in Fairfield, Connecticut, together with her one brother, Andrew, and two sisters, Annie and Dana. She congregated in Roman Catholic since her childhood.
Her learning begun in St. Pius X Elementary school located in her birthplace. Despite her parents divorcing when she was only 15, she continued and graduated three years later from Bethel High School. She went to the University of Connecticut to study journalism before joining New York University. You will tend to imagine how it would have been completing an undergraduate degree, but the success in acting had forced her to drop out.
In 1991, she married Dennis Quaid, who is also an actor, and got their first son named Jack one year later. They stated their separation after ten years of marriage and divorced in 2001. She later adopted a Chinese girl, Daisy in 2006.
Ryan is said to have been in a relationship with American musician, John Mellencamp for the past eight years. Most of us expect it might lead to something better with time.
Interest in politics is also a part of Ryan, and therefore she is a supporter of Democrats. She openly supported Wesley Clark and John Kerry in their presidential bid.
Career, Award & Nominations
In order to earn extra income, she started acting college when she appeared in soap opera; As The World Turns. She earned her first 1989 Golden Globe from the role she played in When Harry Met Sally. She also got a breakthrough after starring The Doors and later played Prelude to a Kiss. She was paired with Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle romantic comedy, Joe Versus the Volcano and You’ve Got Mail.
She was featured in numerous films such as When a Man Loves a Woman, City of Angels, When Sally Met Sally, French kiss, Armed and dangerous, Prelude to a Kiss, Flesh and Bone, My Mom’s New Boyfriend, Fan Girl, In the Land of Women, Proof of Life.
She made several TV appearances in shows such as; As the World Turns, Web Therapy, Charles in Charge, The Simpsons, ABC Afterschool Special, Pangea Day and others. Her numerous movies, TV commercials and documentaries cannot be underestimated or exhausted.
She has won many awards in her entire career and over 40 nominations. Golden Globes, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Elle Women in Hollywood Awards, MTV Movie + TV Awards nominee, Golden Apple Awards winner, People’s Choice Awards nominee, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Film Independent Spirit Awards nominee among others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The greatest commercial gain that ensured her in celebrity and change in lifestyle was during her Golden Globes award for When Sally Met Sally soap opera. Her successful career made her have an estimated net worth of $50 million. Amazing? She owns some of the world’s luxurious cars and an expensive home too. She is, therefore, one of the wealthiest actresses with personal investments of over $27 million and movie remuneration of almost $2 million.
Over the years, Meg Ryan has made a mark in the film industry. Her performance is outstanding. Due to that and the increasing popularity of Hollywood films across the world, her wealth will; gradually accumulate in future.