Sophia Loren is an Italian actress and singer. Loren appeared in the lessons of acting after involving in a beauty pageant. She was starred on the big screen as an actress in the little age and also noticed in different minor roles. After, she received five contracts for a picture with Paramount in 1956. She received an offer to play the lead role in the movies include It Started in Naples, The Pride and the Passion and Houseboat.
Her acting was noticed after her appearance in Vittorio De Sica’s Two Women. She received an Academy Award for best actresses for her role in 1962. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Sophia Loren in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Sofia Villani Scicolone was born on September 20, 1934, in Rome, Italy. She met with her father only three times in her life, first at the age of five, then 17 and finally in his deathbed. At the time of Second World War, the area where she lived was targeted of Allies and struck by shrapnel that wounded her in the chin. Later, the family decided to shift to Naples with her grandmother. Her family started their pub in the home while selling homemade cherry liquor.
Sophia belongs to Roman Catholic and having residency of Geneva, Switzerland after 2006. She is having her own house in Naples and Rome. One she also committed to Gazzetta Dello sports that if her favorite team won, she would do a striptease in front of people.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Sophia started her career at the age of 17 and appeared in Mervyn LeRoy’s movie along with Quo Vadis in 1951. She also starred in the Italian film Era Lui… si! Si!, played as an odalisque. In 1953, she received the role in Two Bights with Cleopatra and was noticed by several artists. Then, she appeared in Too Bad She’s Bad which was released in 1954. Her role was also noticed in La Bella Mugnaia and co-starred with Marcello Mastroianni. She was also starred in different movies include The Pride and the Passion, Legend of the Lost, Bot on a Dolphin, Lucky to be a Woman and Scandal in Sorrento.
Her international career was started after received contract of five pictures with Paramount Pictures in 1958. At that time, she received the role in the movie Desire Under the elms while working with Anthony Perkins. She was also starred in the comedy movie Heller in Pink Tights and starred as a blonde first time on the big screen. Later, she sued on more than 76 adult sites for containing nude photos of her on the internet.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sophia has earned the total net worth of more than $80 million. She worked too hard in her career and reached to that much amount. Her earning generated after appearing on the big screen as an actress. She also earned while doing several advertisements for the companies.
Loren is a famous Italian actress who has done different roles in her career. She was noticed from her contract with Paramount and later starred in the movies. Her role was also noticed in the movie Vittorio De Sica’s Two Women and got a huge position in her career. Moreover, she was the most demanding actress in the early 90s.