How much is Drew Barrymore worth? $125 million
How did Drew Barrymore earn her money and wealth?
Drew Barrymore was born on the 22nd of February in 1975 in Culver City of California to actor John Drew Barrymore and aspiring actress Jaid. Her brother John is also an actor. The Barrymore family has an ancestry of numerous actors including Drew’s paternal great-grand-father Georgie Drew Barrymore, paternal great grandmother Maurice, paternal grandfather John Barrymore and paternal grand-mother Dolores Costello. Barrymore was brought up in Poinsettia Place in West Hollywood till she turned 7 years old and then moved to Sherman Oaks. She made resettlement back to West Hollywood at the age of 14. She went to Fountain Day School and Country School. She encountered a troubled childhood and teenage and was addicted to cocaine and marijuana at a very young age ending herself up in rehabs and correction homes even before the age of 15.
Her first official on screen appearance was at the age of 11 months in a commercial for dog food. In 1980, she appeared in a small role in the film Altered States. 2 years later, she was cast as Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The film became a huge hit and took Barrymore to the highest peaks of popularity at a young age of 5. She recognized with a Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has collaborated with critically acclaimed director Steven Spielberg on fruitful ventures. In 1984 she was nominated for her first Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her mesmerizing acting in the film Irreconcilable Differences. In 1985 she appeared in Cat’s Eye written by Stephen King and went on to be nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress. For the 1992 film Guncrazy, Drew Barrymore was nominated for the Golden Globe Award.
At the age of 19, Barrymore gained much popularity by posing nude for the 1995 January issue of Playboy Magazine. She also was a model for Guess? during the time. The same year she was seen portraying Sugar in Joel Schumacher’s film Batman Forever. For her title role as Olive in the television special Olive, the Other Reindeer, Drew Barrymore was nominated for a Primetime Emmy. Barrymore joined Nancy Juvonen to form the production company Flower Films in 1995 and produced the company’s first film, Never Been Kissed.
Other major movies of Drew Barrymore include Doppelganger, Scream, Charlie’s Angels, Mad Love, Everyone Says I Love You, Miss You Already, Blended and 50 First Dates. She was also part of the ensemble cast of the movie He’s Just Not That into You alongside Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer O Connelly, and Ben Affleck, among others.
To her list of accolades, Barrymore has a Golden Globe, Hollywood Walk of Fame Award, 3 MTV Movie Awards, 2 People’s Choice Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
What are the highest grossing movies of Drew Barrymore?
- E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – $435,110,554
- Charlie’s Angels (2000) – $125,305,545
- 50 First Dates (2004) – $120,908,074
- Scream (1996) – $103,046,663
- Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003) – $100,830,111