Well-known for her impeccable beauty, Joanne Woodward is a household name in Hollywood. Over time, her age numbers are increasing but her beauty remains flawless and this is what that makes her popular even at such an old age. Other than her beauty, the gorgeous lady has also been known for her exceptional acting and thriving career. Let’s learn about her in detail. What she is doing now and what is her net worth.
Hugely known for her role in the film ‘The Three Faces of Eve’, Joanne Woodward is an American actress. She was born in Thomasville, Georgia, on February 27, 1930, to Wade Woodward and Elinor Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward. Her full name is also Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward but she later took up only Joanne Woodward. Her father had worked in a school while her mother, who was a great movie lover, was a homemaker. She also has an older brother named Wade Jr. who became an architect. Joanne was raised in Marietta, Georgia as her family moved when she was a little child. She briefly attended Marietta High School and then moved to Greenville High School where she completed her high school. By the time, she had decided her career, so she enrolled at Louisiana State University and learned acting and drama.
Speaking of her love life, Joanne was the dream girl of millions during her time but she chose actor Paul Newman to be her prince charm. The couple met in 1953 and got hitched in 1958 after dating for nearly 5 years. Paul Newman was so much in love with Joanne that he divorced her then-wife for her. Their marriage yielded three daughters and turned out to be the most successful marriage of Hollywood. They remained together for 50 years until Paul’s death in 2008.
Joanne had dreamt to become an actress since her childhood. In her teenage, she had won many beauty pageants which inclined her more towards the glamour world. Though her father was against her will, she didn’t abandon her dreams. During her school, she performed many times on small stages but she first made her TV appearance in 1952 with the TV show ‘Robert Montgomery Presents’. In this show, she just did the cameo but it was enough for her to get the ball rolling. In 1955, she made her film debut with the film ‘Count Three and Pray’. The next two years remained moderate for her.
She experienced the mainstream of success in 1957 with the film ‘The Three Faces of Eve’. This film earned her several awards and huge acclaim. Following that, she appeared in unnumbered of hit movies and TV shows. Over her entire career, she shared the screen with her husband Paul Newman in 10 movies and worked with him off-screen in 5 movies.
Awards & achievements
Joanne Woodward is an Oscar award-winning actress. She received the Oscar nomination 4 times and made it once. Moreover, she is also 3 times Golden Globe Award, 3 times Primetime Emmy Award, and 3 times New York Film Critic Award recipient.
The net worth of Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward has a long career spanning to almost 5-6 decades. 5-6 decade is really a long period to earn anything to be its popularity, money, or success. Not to wonder, Joanne has earned it all. Maybe, this is why she boasts a staggering net worth of $60 million even after being outside of the glamour world for years. She has amassed this giant net worth solely through the acting. Her personal asset is not included in this as the beautiful lady hardly reveals about her personal life. Since she is 88 years old and works no more, her net worth is expected to slip down in the coming years.
If someone is running on her/his 80s and still manages to make a place in headlines, that person has really something extraordinary and Joanne Woodward is one of them.