Nancy Davis Reagan was a very popular American actress and the wife of the 40th President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan. She served as the first lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. She was very popular in the 1940s and 1950s and has been able to appear in very many films and television shows. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Nancy Reagan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Nancy Reagan was born in the year 1921 on July 6th, and her place of birth is in New York City. After the parents separated and went separate ways, she went to live with her aunt who was residing in Maryland. She schooled at the Girls Latin School of Chicago in the year 1939 and later joined Smith College where she earned a degree in drama and English. When the mother remarried in 1929, she migrated to Chicago and later on went on to take a new name, Davis from the stepfather. She has been able to feature in very many movies in the 1940s and the 1950s before tying the knot with Ronald Reagan.
During the career in films, she had dated several actors among them Clark Gabie, Peter Lawford, and Robert Stack. She met Ronald in the year 1949 who was serving as President of Screen Actors Guild. She at one time noticed that her name was on the list of Hollywood blacklist and wanted the help of Ronald to help her clear it. With the assistance of Ronald, her name was removed, and she maintained her job as an actress of the guild. After their marriage, the couple was blessed with two children.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Nancy Regan started her career in 1940, and she appeared in the National Foundation for the Infantile Paralysis where she served as the volunteer. After she left college, she worked in very many jobs such as a sales clerk and also being a nurse. In 1945, that was when she featured in ‘Ramshackle Inn.’ In the year 1948, she appeared in a film ‘Portrait of Jennie,’ and she went on and appeared in films such as ‘Shadow in Sky’ and ‘Crash Landing.’
In addition to all this, she appeared in very many television shows such as ‘The Tall Man’ and ‘Ford Television Theatre.’ She became the First Lady of California State after her husband then, Ronald Reagan rose to the position of Governor. When the husband became president of the United States, she rose to the position of First Lady and served in this position for eight years. In 2002, that was when she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and in the same year, she received an award: Congressional Gold Medal.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Nancy Reagan was over $25 million, and the wealth had been generated from her career as an actress. Her prowess in acting saw her appear in very many movies and television shows that made her very famous. A portion of her wealth was generated when she was serving as the first lady of America, a position she served for eight years.
Nancy Reagan remains to be considered among the best and most popular first Ladies globally despite her passing on. She was married to an actor, Ronald Reagan who later became the president of the United States. Her husband also served as the President of the Screen Actors Guild. She has appeared in very many television shows and films which went on and became very popular.