Bo Derek is a popular film and television personality in the United States of America where she has exhibited her acting skill with excellent performance. Apart from a full-time actress, she is also a notable movie producer who has got a gifted brain embarked on creativity and varied ideas significantly to a large extent. Bo Derek is best-known over the television and films for her notable works as ‘Bolero,’ ‘10’, ‘Tommy Boy,’ and ‘Tarzan: the Ape Man.’
Since 1973 she has been an acting workaholic and is in the same profession till date. Derek also got popular from her swimsuit poster which was remarkably considered as a popular sex symbol in America. Derek’s superiority as a top actress in America has fetched her remarkable fortune for her work. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much Bo Derek’s net worth in 2018.
Bo Derek Early Life
Derek was born on 20 November 1956 in California in the United States, and thus she is born with American nationality. Originally, Derek was born with the name as ‘Cathleen Collins.’ Derek was born to mother Norma Collins who was a hairdresser and a make-up artist by profession and her father Paul Collins who was an executive of Hobie Cat Company by profession. Derek was born with other three siblings, and she was the fourth and the eldest one as well.
Soon, Derek’s parents end up in divorce. A few years later, Derek’s mother Norma Collin hitched for the second time with a stuntman in America named as ‘Bobby Baas.’ Derek did her schooling from the ‘Narbonne High School’ and then later changed to ‘George S. Patton Continuation School.’ At an early age of 16, Derek quit her school studies and got her first offer in a film in Greece.
Bo Derek Career
In 1973, Derek got her first role in a film at the age of only 16.
Derek first remarkable film was a romantic drama ‘Fantasies’ which has embarked her bold appearance as well as her nude scenes largely.
In 1977, Derek featured in a horror film as ‘Orca’ which got a successive response on the box office.
In 1979, Derek featured in the film ‘10’ which was a romantic comedy. It was a significant box office hit where she became the status of sex symbol for her swimsuit.
Derek with her bold and fearless attitude featured in the ‘Playboy Magazine.’
Bo Derek’s other notable films with brilliant performance were ‘Bolero,’ ‘Ghosts Can’t Do It,’ ‘Woman of Desire,’ ‘A Change of Season,’ ‘Frozen with Fear,’ ‘Boom,’ and various others.
Awards and Achievements
In 1980, Derek was got nominated in the category for ‘Best New Star’ for the ‘Golden Globe Award.’
Derek twice was nominated in the category of ‘Worst Supporting Actress’ for the ‘Golden Raspberry Award’ for the film ‘Tommy Boy,’ and the other was ‘The Master of Disguise’ in the year 2002.
Derek was again nominated for the ‘Golden Raspberry Award’ in the year 2000.
Net Worth of Bo Derek
Undoubtedly, Derek was a bold and fearless lady who has established a good fortune by her own potential and capabilities. She is born as a star as she has started her acting career at the age of 16 with remarkable response and appreciation. Derek has rightfully delivered her speeches over her acting with much confidence and bold attitude. She is perfectly an ideal woman with the perfect acting to attract her audiences largely on a global platform. Therefore, the total net worth of Bo Derek is about $55 million approximately.
Hence, Bo Derek is best-known for acting skills and performance which has overnight made her a star symbol in America. Derek more popularly became famous for her nudity and sensuality which is still a bestselling a poster in America till date.