Geena Davis is an actress, voice actress, writer and producer from the United States of America. She also was an archer and model for some time. Go on reading to know Geena Davis’s net worth in 2019, professional career and personal life below.
Geena Davis’s birth name is Virginia Elizabeth Davis. She was born in Wareham town in Massachusetts, United States on January 21, 1956. Her father William Davis was a civil engineer but he died in 2009, and her mother Lucille Davis was an assistant for teachers but she also died in 2001.
Geena Davis was mostly grown and raised in her hometown and at other cities. She has 1 brother who is older than her, Dan Davis. Geena Davis finished her schooling from the Wareham High School. She also was an exchange student in Sandviken in Sweden, as she became fluent in Swedish language through that. Geena Davis had a lot of interest in music when she was young and she learnt the flute, organ and piano. She later attended that New England College, and she graduated from the Boston University with a BA in drama.
For her personal life, dating, engagement and marriage, Geena Davis has been married 4 times and divorced 3. Her first marriage to Richard Emmolo lasted around 1 year. Geena Davis’s second marriage was to the actor Jeff Goldblum from 1987-1990. After that, she married the Finnish movie director, producer and screenwriter Renny Harlin for 5 years. She also has been in a relationship with actor Christopher McDonald for a couple of years.
Geena Davis has been married to Reza Jarrahy since 2001. Geena and Reza have 1 daughter and twin sons together, Alizeh Keshvar Jarrahy, Kaiis Steven Jarrahy and Kian William Jarrahy.
Geena Davis’s first job was one of Ann Taylor’s shop window mannequins, after that she joined and signed a contract with Zoli modeling agency which is based in New York City. Her debut acting work was in the 1982 comedy drama movie “Tootsie”. 1 year later, Geena Davis starred in a sitcom that was short named “Buffalo Bill”.
Following a few guest appearances, Geena Davis joined another sitcom named “Sara”. After that, she started gaining more attention and recognition because she won the Oscars for her performance in “The Accidental Tourist”. Geena Davis continued on her success with the road drama movie “Thelma & Louise”. In 2000, she had her own show that aired on ABC “The Geena Davis Show”.
Awards & Achievements
The actress Geena Davis has been receiving numerous awards since her career beginnings. The first award she won was the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “The Accidental Tourist” movie. Geena Davis has won 2 awards for “Thelma & Louise” movie, Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress. Adding up to that, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Television Series Drama for “Commander in Chief” series.
Net Worth of Geena Davis
The actress, voice actress, writer and producer Geena Davis net worth is set to $40 million. She made all of her wealth and earnings from the acting roles she’s been doing in TV series and movies. Geena Davis estimated salary per episode is set $200 thousand, and she earned around $2 million for “A League of Their Own” movie.
Geena Davis is a great actress who has her own fan base. She gained her fame and success all by herself from the 46 credited acting roles she has, and she won the Oscars for her performance in “The Accidental Tourist”. Geena Davis is currently married to her 4th husband Reza Jarrahy and they seem happily living together.