The late Debbie Reynolds who met her demise on December 2016 was talented singer and an actress and a film historian. She was the mother to the late famous actress Carrie Fisher. Though Carrie was a bit more famous Reynolds turned to be wealthier than her. She was in the entertainment industry from 1948 to 2016 and were it not for her daughter demise that triggered her intracerebral hemorrhage she could still be around. For those wondering who she is and how did she amass her net worth fortune worry no more because we got you covered. Let’s find out how much is Debbie Reynolds’s net worth.
The daughter of Raymomond Francis Reynolds and Maxene hail from Texas where she was born in 1932. She had a brother whom they were raised with in a Nazarene church.
Growing up was tough for Debbie as they were poor and they dint have much though they never lacked food. Back then she dint know how to dress nor even have a taste of fashion because she could not afford. She attended her high school at Burbank High School.
Before her demise Debbie had been married thrice in her life. her first husband was Eddie Fisher a singer whom they had two children with, then the second was with Harry Karl a millionaire businessman and the third was with Richard Hamlett a real estate developer.
Debbie Reynolds death came as a result of her daughter Carrie Fisher death. The daughter died in December 27 and then on December 28 Reynolds suffered intracerebral hemorrhage which was triggered by hypertension. She died when she was 84 years old.
After winning Miss Burbank beauty contest she got a contract with Warner Bros where she stayed for two years before leaving to MGM. At MGM she used to appear in movie musicals and even recorded several songs such as “Aba Daba Honeymoon.
She did well on 1950s Two Weeks With Love film and got a chance to costar in what would turn to be her highest film Singin in the Rain 1952.from there she has had a long film and television career. Some of the films she has been featured are Goodbye Charlie 1964, What’s the Matter with Helen 1971, Aloha Paradise 1981, The Golden Girls 1991, Wedding Bell Blues 1996, Halloween town High 2004, The Penguins of Madagascar 2010, Behind the Candelabra 2013, The 7D 2016 among many others.
Apart from films and television shows Reynolds had some sing skills and songs such as “Tammy” 1957 went atop of Billboard pop charts and stayed there for five weeks. Some other songs of hers are “A Very Special Love” 1958, “Am I That Easy to Forget” 1960 among others. She released an album titled The Best of Debbie Reynolds and Chrissy the Christmas Mouse.
She also did some stage work and her Broadway debut was in 1973 when she starred in revival of Irene. Others are Annie Get Your Gun 1977, Best Foot Forward 1953, The Unsinkable Molly Brown 1989, Irene 2008 among others.
Other than media work she was a film history preserver and a businesswoman who owned a dance studio, Debbie Reynolds Hollywood Hotel, among others.
Awards & Achievements
Reynolds has received some recognition for her work in the entertainment industry and some of the awards are a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy among others.
Net Worth of Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds net worth is $85 million. This net worth figure was what she had made after and before her death. Reynolds wealth fortune came from her films and television earnings, her multimillion dollar estate, other properties she owned in addition to investments.
Debbie Reynolds death was a big blow to the entertainment industry and the world at large. Many people were shocked and we do pray may her soul rest in eternal peace. We hope her contribution to the entertainment industry and her legacy will live on even after she is gone.