Amy Irving is an American actress who is popular for her roles in several super hit movies such as ‘The Fury’, ‘Carrie’, ‘The Road to Mecca’, and ‘Crossing Delancey’. She also appeared in a few TV shows but she achieved success mainly in the films. Today, let’s learn more about her. What is Amy Irving’s net worth in 2019 and what is she doing now?
The American actress was born as Amy Davis Irving on September 10, 1953, in Palo Alto, California. She was born with a silver spoon on her mouth. Her father, Jules Irving, was a stage and film director while her mother, Priscilla Pointer, was an actress. Her whole family is into show business. Her sister is a singer and her brother works as a film writer and director. When she was a little child, her family moved to San Francisco, California where her father had co-founded a theatre company. She completed her early education from American Conservatory Theater and later, enrolled at London Academy of Music Dramatic Art to learn the acting professionally.
Moving on to her personal life, the beautiful lady has been married thrice and has two kids. First, she married Steven Spielberg in 1985 but the couple divorced in 1989. Thereafter, she married Bruno Barreto in 1996. They remained together for almost 10 years before their divorce in 2005. Finally, she married Kenneth Bowser in 2007 who is her present husband.
Amy was decided with her career since her childhood. After learning acting professionally, she broke into the industry at the age of 17 with the off-Broadway theatre. However, she had made many small appearances on her father’s plays in her childhood. After performing for several stage productions, she finally made her TV debut in 1975. It was actually a guest appearance on the TV drama ‘The Rookies’. Following that, she starred in a few episodes of TV series ‘Police Woman’ and ‘Happy Days’. These small roles helped her land her first film.
In 1976, she made her film debut with the film ‘Carrie’ which turned out to be a huge hit. After this, she regularly appeared in films and TV shows. She achieved the mainstream of success during the early 1990s. Though she couldn’t give any blockbuster hit, many of her films did well at the box office. Deconstructing Harry, Traffic, Adam, Carrie, and The Fury are some of the most hit films of Amy among others.
Awards & achievements
Over her career, Amy has received some prestigious award nominations such Grammy nomination, Oscar nomination, and Golden Globe nomination. Speaking of winning the awards, she has won Florida Film Critics Circle Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Net worth of Amy Irving
As an actress, Amy had a thriving career. She shared the screen with some big stars and was featured in many hit films. Her successful acting career has churned out a massive amount of money for her. Amy holds a whopping net worth of $150 million. However, her major source of income didn’t come through acting rather it was from her personal life. She took nearly $100 million divorce settlement from Steven Spielberg.
Call it her talents or luck but Amy has achieved success in both her professional as well as personal life. She hadn’t struggled much for it either.