Elizabeth Taylor was a British-American actress who was one of the most popular stars of the Classical Hollywood Cinema and has entertained the world for more than six decades by her talent and charm. She was also a businessman and humanitarian. Let’s find out how much is Elizabeth Taylor’s net worth.
Elizabeth Taylor Early Life
Dame Elizabeth “Liz” Rosemond Taylor, popularly known as “Elizabeth Taylor” was born February 27, 1932, in London, England. Her father, Francis Lenn Taylor was an art dealer, while her mother, Sara Sothern was a stage actress. By birth, Liz had a British-American citizenship as her both parents were American.
Liz’s parents moved to London prior to her birth in order to open an art gallery. Liz was born in a very wealthy family and lived a very privileged life in London. Her family had a friend circle of all the rich aristocrats, famous artists, and politicians.
Liz was enrolled in a Byron House, a Montessori School in Highgate. Due to the increasingly tense political situation in England, her family moved back to the United States. Her mother along with the kids first moved to Pasadena to stay with Liz’s maternal grandmother and after few months her father joined them.
After few months, the entire Taylor family moved to Beverly Hills and Liz joined in Hawthorne School.
Her dating life is no stranger to the world of media. Liz Taylor was married eight times with seven different husbands. Conrad “Nicky” Hilton was the first one and then followed by Michael Wilding, Mike Todd, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton, whom she married twice, John Warner and Larry Fortensky.
Despite getting married eight times, Liz Taylor had extra-marital affair with numerous famous personality. Liz was always the spotlight among the famous men and every person in entertainment industry adored her. She was the most charming and beautiful lady of the time. Liz had in total three kids.
Elizabeth Taylor had medical issues right from when she was in her thirties. According to the reports, she had undergone twenty major operations and was hospitalized at least fifty times in her lifetime. Liz was diagnosed with a congestive heart disorder and died of a heart failure on March 23, 2011.
Elizabeth Taylor Career, Awards & Achievement
Elizabeth Taylor started her acting career at the age of nine. She was signed by the ‘Universal Studio’ for the motion picture ‘There’s One Born Every Minute’. The following year, she was offered a long-term contract with ‘MGM Studio’. Her first movies at the ‘MGM Studio’ did great at the box office.
After making few movies with ‘MGM Studio’, her real breakthrough came with the movie ‘National Velvet’. The film was a big hit and her acting was appreciated by a lot of audiences. With the increasing number of movie projects, her acting skills got better and in the later 1940’s, Liz gave some of the powerful performances.
Liz was in her teens and already her career was at the peak. To get away from all the attention, she decided to quit the acting to live a normal life like the rest of the teenagers. Her mother made sure, she stayed focused and her first movie as an adult was another hit and she received a lot of positive critics.
Liz then appeared in the comedy ‘The Father of the Bride’. Her performances were getting better every time, and after making numerous movies with ‘MGM Studio, Liz’s contract with them ended with a movie ‘Butterfield 8’. Liz then starred in ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?’, which was a blockbuster along with the other movies like ‘The V.I.P.’s’, ‘The Sandpiper’, etc.
However, she ended her film career with several flop movies. ‘The Flintstones’ was the last of her theatrical film.
Awards & Achievements
Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most talented actresses of her time. The list of her awards is big and she was honored with numerous prestigious awards. Her biggest achievement would be winning the ‘Academy Awards’ twice, a ‘Golden Globe Award’ and a ‘BAFTA Award’.
Net Worth of Elizabeth Taylor
The net worth of Elizabeth Taylor was approximately $600 million. Her main source of income has been her earnings from her contribution to the world of entertainment.
Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most charming, beautiful and talented actresses with perfect body measurements of her time. Career-wise, Liz lived a perfect life with a lot of success on her plate. He personal life was a bit of a downer, as she struggled with numerous medical conditions and also faced frequent problems in the marital department. Elizabeth will always be a legend and may she rest in peace.