Anne Hathaway is one of those celebrities who divides public opinion. Some love her. Some hate it. But regardless of which side of the fence you fall from, the one thing you can’t deny is that she knows a thing or two about making money. According to the latest information from Net Worth Buzz, the star is currently worth a staggering $ 50 million. Even more staggering, this could be a conservative estimate: Celebrity Net Worth, for example, has added another $ 10 million to that figure to give you a net worth of $ 60 million. Unless you check your bank statements, it is difficult to know which one is correct. But either way, it’s a stupendous amount of money. So where did all this come from? How did a 37-year-old actress from Brooklyn end up joining the ranks of Hollywood’s highest-earning people? Sit back, because you are about to find out.
A star has been born
Hathaway was born in Brooklyn on November 12, 1982. His love of acting started early; Enchanted by stars like Judy Garland and Audrey Hepburn, she enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, becoming the first teenager to gain admission to the acting program of the holy Barrow Group Theater Company. Her first role was in the teen drama Get Real (1999-2000), but it was her portrayal of Mia Thermopolis in her debut film, The Princess Diaries (2001), that proved her breakthrough. The film was a worldwide success, grossing more than $ 165 million at the box office. Hathaway’s performance as the teenage heiress to the throne fell equally well, with Elvis Mitchell of The New York Times summing up the consensus when he described her as “royalty in the making, a young comic talent with a mixture of characteristics.”
For the role, Hathaway earned a salary of $ 400,000, nothing compared to the amount she can earn now, perhaps, but it is still a very respectable salary for an unproven actress. Success followed success. Your New York City Stage Debut at Carnival! was the talk of the town, while her return to Mia in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) received similar approval. But at the time, Hathaway was getting old, as was his audience. Determined not to get stuck in teenage roles forever, she began to actively seek out more adult roles. His breakthrough into the adult industry came with Ang Lee’s 2005 romance drama Brokeback Mountain, a role that earned him a very respectable $ 800,000. The following year, she fought back against the great Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada, one of the biggest hits of 2007, Hathaway’s most commercially successful film to date and, with a net salary of $ 1 million, the most lucrative. . role of your career.
For the next several years, Hathaway was considered box office gold: the romantic comedy Valentine’s Day grossed more than $ 215 million on a budget of $ 52 million, while Alice in Wonderland (in which Hathaway took on the role of the White Queen) became the tallest. -2010 movie after grossing a billion dollars in worldwide sales. Even when the movies themselves weren’t as commercially successful, Hathaway managed to secure a good payday, earning $ 5 million for Get Smart and another $ 5 million for Bride Wars.
In 2012, Hathaway was cast as the cat thief Selina Kyle in The Dark Knight Rises, a performance that earned her a stellar $ 7.5 million. The film was a huge success, grossing more than $ 1.085 billion worldwide to become the third highest grossing film of 2012. Shortly after her success in The Dark Knight Rises, she was cast in the role of Fantine in Les Misérables. . To prepare for the role of the tuberculosis-riddled prostitute, Hathaway subsisted on a meager diet of just 500 calories a day, losing 25 pounds (not to mention all her hair) in the process. The effort was clearly worth it: in recognition of her outstanding performance, she received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild, and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress … and, of course, a check. payment of $ 10 million.
In 2014, she starred opposite Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain in Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar. The film was a hit, won a slew of awards, and grossed more than $ 677 million worldwide on a budget of $ 165 million. The following year, he appeared alongside Hollywood legend Robert De Niro on The Intern. But then things started to calm down. After…