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Susan Sarandon Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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What is Susan Sarandon’s net worth? $50 Million

How did Susan Sarandon earn her money and wealth?

Born to Lenora Marie and Phillip Leslie Tomalin on October 4th, 1946, Susan was the eldest of her nine siblings. Growing up in a Roman Catholic environment, Susan was brought up in Edison of New Jersey. Susan was always keen to learn drama and become something in the Hollywood industry as she was highly inspired by her mother who was a television producer and Nightclub singer at some point in her life. Susan Sarandon decided to pursue her acting dreams and thus took admission in the Catholic University of America and graduated with a BA in drama. While her time in the University, Susan learned from well-renowned coach and drama teacher Father Gilbert V Hartke.

Susan landed her first role in a drama film titled ‘Joe’ accidently. She got the role of a disappeared and disaffected teen who gets involved in the seedy underworld. Her acting was loved, and she soon became the nation’s favourite. Susan then took up roles in two soap operas titled ‘A world apart’ and ‘Search for tomorrow’. She appeared in ‘The Rocky Horror Picture show’ as well, and due to her, the show was a huge hit. In the same year, she appeared as a female lead in the movie ‘Great Waldo Pepper’. She has cast with Robert Redford, and the duo made this film a huge success. Susan wasn’t just her co-stars favourite but she managed to become the director’s favourite as well with her charming and friendly personality.

Susan was directed twice by the well-known director Louis Malle in the movies ‘Pretty Baby’ and ‘Atlantic City’. She was nominated for her very first Academy Award for the movie ‘Atlantic city’. Susan signed a romantic comedy sports film titled ‘Bull Durham’ which was a huge hit both commercially and critically. Susan received a lot of good reviews for her acting in the film, and soon enough, she became the household name of the nation. She was praised by several movie critics, and her good reviews brought her a lot of reputation and got her several great scripts.

Susan did a lot of successful movies in her entire career, and her career graph has just gone up in all these years. Movies in which Susan played a lead includes ‘Little Women’ (1994), ‘Anywhere but here’ (1999), ‘Cradle will rock’ (1999), ‘The Banger Sisters’ (2002), ‘Shall we dance’ (2004), ‘Alfie’ (2004), ‘Romance and cigarettes’ (2005), ‘Elizabethtown’ (2005), ‘Enchanted’ (2007). Susan has also made some cameos in the TV series like ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Homer vs Patty and Selma’, ‘Friends’, ‘Malcolm in the Middle’, ‘Mad TV’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Chappelle’s show’, ‘30 Rock’, ‘Rescue Me’ and ‘Mike and Molly’.

Susan has received a lot of recognition in her acting career, and it includes both her enormous fan following and so many awards that she has received. Susan Sarandon got nominated four times for the Academy awards in the year 1990. She won the Academy Award for best actress in the year 1995 for the drama film ‘Dead man walking’. She was nominated several times for prestigious awards like Emmy, Golden Globe, and Academy Awards. She also won the BAFTA award in the Best actress category for the movie ‘The Client’.

Sarandon has both social and political associations and is an avid supporter of political causes that include dynamic and left-liberal.

What are the highest grossing movies of Susan Sarandon?

  1. Enchanted: $127,807,262
  2. Stepmom: $91,137,662
  3. A Bad Moms Christmas: $72,110,659
  4. Shall We Dance: $57,890,460
  5. The Lovely Bones: $44,114,232
  6. The Banger Sisters: $30,307,416
  7. Elizabethtown: $26,850,426
  8. Mr. Woodcock: $25,799,486
  9. 3 Generations: $155,936

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