Rachel Weisz is an English actress who is widely known for her phenomenal acting on the blockbuster films ‘The Mummy’, ‘The Constant Gardener’, ‘The Bourne Legacy’, and ‘Constantine’. The ravishing actress holds a booming acting career. Let’s dig deeper to learn more about the career, love life, biography, and net worth of Rachel Weisz in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The English actress was born as Rachel Hannah Weisz on March 7, 1970, in Westminster, London to George Weisz and Edith Ruth. She was raised in Hampstead Garden Suburb. She has Austrian and Hungarian ancestry. Her father was a Hungarian who worked as a mechanical engineer.
Her mother, who was a teacher-turned-psychotherapist by profession, hailed from Austria. When she was a child, her family often moved from one place to the other, so she changed many schools. Finally, she completed her graduation with a degree in ‘Bachelor of Arts’ from Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
Moving on to the love life of Rachel Weisz, she is presently married to English actor Daniel Craig. The couple has been together since 2010. Recently, they have announced that they’re expecting their first child. Prior to this marriage, Rachel was in a passionate relationship with American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky. She was with him from 2001 to 2010 until they decided to part their ways. The couple never got married. They two also had a kid together.
Career, Award, & Nominations
Rachel stepped into the glamour world when she 14 years old. She started her career as a teenage model. She also acted in many on-stage dramas in her college. In fact, she co-founded a drama group when she was in college. Thus, she got low-grounded publicity which made her journey easier to the acting world. She made her silver screen debut in 1992 with a TV film. The film went unnoticed. However, Rachel managed to bag a small role in another TV series. She made her film debut in 1994 with the film ‘Death Machine’ which was a moderate success at box office.
She enjoyed the ground-breaking in 1996 when she starred in the film ‘Stealing Beauty’. She gave another blockbuster his ‘The Mummy’ in 1999. With this film, she became a big name in the industry. This was the prime time of her career. She appeared in 3-4 films yearly. She was also featured in many successful TV shows.
Rachel’s thriving career has bagged her many prestigious awards including an Oscar Award. She won Oscar for the film ‘The Constant Gardner’. Other than this, she has won many other awards such as Golden Globe Award, IFC Award, TFCA Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The actress, who has won an Oscar Award, needs no more words to describe her successful career. Right? Well, Rachel is also one of them. She holds a thriving acting career of spanning in a long period of nearly three decades. In these years, she has accumulated massive net worth. As of today, the phenomenal actress holds a staggering net worth of $40 million. Other than acting, she has yielded a good amount of money through the endorsements.
Rachel Weisz has achieved success not only in British cinema but also in Hollywood. In fact, in the later years, she majorly appeared in American films. Maybe, this is why she also took American citizenship in 2011.