Shirley MacLaine is an American Film, theatre actress, dancer, singer, author, and an activist. This actress has had a very good career in films which has seen her win Academy Awards and also receive the AFI Life Achievement Award from American Film Institute in 2012. She also bagged Kennedy Center Honors for her various contributions to the American Culture.
She is commonly known for her interest in the spirituality and reincarnation. She has authored various autobiographical works that do describe the beliefs, document the world travels and her career in Hollywood. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Shirley MacLaine in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Shirley was born in 1934 on April 24th in Richmond, Virginia to Ira Owens Beaty who was working as a professor of psychology and also a real estate agent and Kathlyn Corinne, a drama teacher from Canada. She has a younger brother who works as an actor, writer, and director of Warren Beatty.
Her brother changed his surname spelling after he joined the film industry. She grew up in a family where they were all brought up as Baptists. She schooled at Washington Lee High School, where she was part of the cheerleading squad.
She got married to a renowned businessman, Steve Parker from 1984 to the time that they got divorced in 1982 and the couple has a daughter, Sachi. When she was promoting her book, she told Oprah Winfrey that she was in an open relationship with her husband. Shirley has been involved in various feuds with several celebrities including Anthony Hopkins.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Her career as an actress started back in school where she was involved in several plays productions. She went professional in 1995 where she featured in her first film titled ‘The Trouble with Harry.’ This film was excellent as it bagged her a nomination to Golden Globes Awards and later won the award. Other films which she was involved in include ‘Artists and Models’, and ‘Hot Spell.’
With every appearance in a movie, her star continued to shine even brighter. She has been involved in various documentaries and has had a chance to work with some of the best minds in the world including Julia Roberts and Anthony Hopkins. Among the awards that she has bagged include Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Shirley MacLaine is over $60 million, and it has been generated through her career in the film industry. She has had a career that has spanned over twenty years where she was involved in the production of various movies and television films. Apart from earning money, she has earned popularity and so much love from her fans.
Shirley has never shied away from confessing how much love she has for spirituality and metaphysics. She currently spends a large chunk of her times writing several books. Her excellent skills in writing have seen her books enjoy so much success.