Amy Adams is an actress of the American origin who is best known for her debut film Drop Dead Gorgeous. Adams had a supporting role in the film of 1991. Her significant first part was in Catch Me If You Can together. Steven Spielberg produced the 2002 biopic. After staying unemployed for a while, her comeback was great. She got her breakthrough role in Junebug. Now let’s have a close look at Amy Adams’s net worth in 2018.
Amy Adams was born in 1974 on 20 August to Richard Adams and Kathryn Adams. Her birthplace is a military complex in Vicenza. Her father had been stationed with the United States Army there when she saw the world for the first time.
She has six siblings, two sisters, and four brothers. Adams is the middle child of the family. It seems that the family had had enough of migrating from one army base to another. That was when she was eight, and they settled in Castle Rock, Colorado. Consequently, her father left the army and started singing professionally in restaurants and nightclubs.
Her parents divorced in 1985. Amy attended Douglas County High School. She was not interested in joining college which is something she regrets.
In 2001, Adam and Darron Me Gallo met in an acting class. A year later they acted in a film called Pennies, and that is when they started dating. They got engaged in 2008. Two years later, they welcomed their firstborn.
Their wedding ceremony was done in Santa Barbara, California. Her family currently lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Her career began in 1994. She was a dancer in dinner theatre production of A Chorus Line in Boulder, Colorado Despair losing her waitressing job, she continued performing in dinner theatre at County Dinner Playhouse as well as Denver’s Heritage Square Music Hall.
Michael Brindis who was the president and artistic director of Chanhassen Dinner Theatre spotted her in one of her performances titled Anything Goes. It was in 1995 at the Country Dinner Playhouse. She had to relocate to Chanhassen, Minnesota and worked there for three years.
Her debut film at appearance Chanhassen was The Chromium Hook. In 1999, Adams got a supporting role in Drop Dead Gorgeous. Other cast members of the scene were Kristie Alloy and Kirsten Dunst. She also acted in Brigadoon on stage. Adams later migrated to Los Angeles in January 1999 to pursue a film career.
After settling in Los Angeles, she got the role of Kathryn Merteuil in Cruel Intentions. Adams also appeared in Psyche Beach Party, That 170s Show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The West Wing, Charmed, and Smallville.
Adams had small roles in Pumpkin, The slaughter Rule as well as Serving Sara her other great role of Brenda Strong in Catch Me If You Can. It was followed by her regular role as a Star of Dr. Vegas aired on CBS. In 2004, she appeared in The Last Run.
Her breakthrough came after being fired from Dr. Vegas. That is when she got a role on a film directed by Phil Morrison titled Junebug. In 2005, she had characters in The Wedding Date and Standing Still.
Adams portrayed the character of Giselle who was a Joyous Disney Underdog in a comedy called Enchanted.
It was a great success for her. She gets drama roles once in a while.
Awards & Achievements
Amy Adams earned the Best Actress Golden Globe in 2013. She also had another one for the same for Best Actress. This was courtesy of her role in American Hustle. She has been a nominee for five Golden Globes, four BAFTAS, and five Academy Awards.
Net Worth of Amy Adams
Amy Adams’ has an estimated net worth of over $75 million. Her only source of income is her acting career. Amy is the highest -paid actress in the world. She has had significant roles in American Hustle, Big Eyes, Arrival, The Master as well as Catch Me If You Can. Amy has also had several supporting parts, and one of them was in Drop Dead Gorgeous. She has been able to accumulate wealth through her earnings.
Adams is an award-winning actress best known for both her dramatic and comedic appearance. Time named one of the 100 most influential people in the world. That same year, she featured in the list of Forbes Celebrity 100. Her breakthrough was acting the role of a pregnant woman in Junebug. She had also acted in other films such as Catch Me If You Can, Drop Dead Gorgeous and Enchanted.