Calista Flockhart is an American actress who is famous for her lead role in the award-winning drama series Ally McBeal. Calista who has worked in various TV series and Hollywood movies is also the wife of the popular actor Harrison Ford. Now let’s have a close look on Calista Flockhart’s net worth in 2019.
Calista Flockhart was born as Calista Kay Flockhart on 11th November 1964 in Freeport, USA. Her parents are Kay Calista and Ronald Flockhart. Her mother worked as an English teacher, and her father worked at Kraft Foods. She has an elder brother.
Flockhart completed her high school from Shawnee High School in New Jersey. She later went to the Rutgers University to attend a course in arts and drama. She successfully completed the course in 1988.
After graduation, Flockhart went to New York City to start her career in acting. After doing various small roles, she landed her big break in the famous TV series Ally McBeal. Later on, she starred in various other TV shows and movies.
Flockhart married Harrison Ford in 2010, and they together have an adopted son. Currently, she is staying in Los Angeles with her family.
After moving to New York in search of roles, Calista made ends meet by working as a waitress. During this time she got minor parts in movies and TV series. She also worked in Broadway plays the prominent ones being The Glass Menagerie and Three Sisters.
Calista achieved a big break in her acting career when she landed the lead role of a new TV series Ally McBeal. The series went on to become a huge success running for more than two decades. The series also won several awards.
Next followed another TV series called Brothers & Sisters. Her fame as a TV artist got her some good roles in movies like A midsummer night’s dream and Things you can tell just by looking at her.
In her career spanning nearly three decades, Calista Flockhart has done 13 movies and an equal number of TV series.
Awards & Achievements
Calista Flockhart has received numerous awards for her various roles as a theatre and movie artist.
Flockhart received the Clarence Derwent Award for her debut Broadway play The Glass Menagerie. For the same play, she also received the Theatre world award in 1995.
For her most popular TV series, Ally McBeal Flockhart received the Golden Globe award in 1988. She also received the Screen actors guild award and People’s choice award for the same series.
She was also nominated three times for the Emmy award and twice for the Satellite award for Ally McBeal.
For her illustrious career, her alma mater Rutgers University inducted her in the hall of fame of distinguished alumni in 2003.
Net Worth of Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart has earned a net worth of $24 million through her various acting performances.
Flockhart earned the most through her role in Ally McBeal, the TV series which got millions of views. The first season had 11 million views per episode and the second season surpassed it and got 13 million views per episode.
Her other TV series Supergirl also received an average of 9 million views per episode in its first season.
Her movie Birdcage grossed more than $185,000,000.
Calista Flockhart is a talented actress who has made a name for her entirely upon her acting capabilities. Like any other aspiring actor, she struggled to get a foothold in the film industry but never gave up on her dreams. Her hard work and dedication paid off and had made her one of the most respected actresses of her generation.