Gillian Anderson is an American actress and writer is popular for her work as FBI Agent Dana Scully in The X-Files series. Other than that, this actress can be actively seen to promote various charity organizations in the United States and the United Kingdom. Keep reading to know more about Gillian Anderson’s net worth in 2018.
Gillian Anderson Early Life
Gillian Anderson takes birth in the home of Rosemary Posie Alyce and Home Edward Ed Anderson III on 9th August 1968 in the city of Chicago. Her father was the owner a film post-production company. Anderson’s family relocated to London where she attended the Coleridge Primary School. Her family shifted back to the United States when she was 11 years old. In America, she continued her education in Fountain Elementary and City High Middle School.
Anderson’s teenage wasn’t good as she starts taking drugs and adopted a very punk style appearance. She even arrested on her graduation night for trespassing. After completing her schooling, Gillian graduated in Bachelor of Fine Arts at The Theatre School at DePaul University.
She is the eldest child of her parents. The name of her late brother was Aaron who was a DJ, whereas Anderson’s sister is a ceramicist. She has been married twice in her life, but both of them didn’t last long. She married her first husband Clyde Klotz in 1994 and the couple takes divorce in 1997. The second marriage of Anderson takes place in 2004 with Julian Ozanne and they separated in 2006. Also, Gillian is the mother of two boys and one girl.
Gillian Anderson Career, Awards & Achievement
Anderson started her acting career by playing a role in play Absent Friends at the Manhattan Theatre Club in 1991. She gets her first big breakthrough by appearing in the movie The Turning in 1992. Next year, Gillian began her television career by appearing in the drama Class of ’96. It helps her to secure a lead role in The X-Files as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully for which Anderson won numerous awards.
Following that, the career of Gillian kick-started as she got roles in various movies that include Princess Mononoke, The House of Mirth, The Last King of Scotland, Boogie Woogie, and Johnny English Reborn. Some of her released movies are Sold, Viceroy’s House, Crooked House, I’ll Follow You Down and Mr. Morgan’s Last Love. In addition to being a prominent figure in the movie industry, she can be seen actively supporting for women and children’s rights for many organizations and social movements.
Awards & Achievements
Anderson’s role in The X-Files allowed her won various awards, such as the Golden Glove Award for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama, Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Drama Series.
Additionally, she was voted as one of the world’s 50 most beautiful people by People magazine in 1997. Also, Gillian has topped the list of the 100 Sexiest Women in 1996 released by FHM.
Net Worth of Gillian Anderson
The total net worth of Gillian Anderson is US$25 million. A great portion of this profit has come from her acting work in both movie as well as television industry. In addition, she has made lots of money by endorsing brands, such as GQ. The total property value of her London home is around US$2 million.
There is no doubt that Gillian Anderson is an extraordinary actress and will continue doing good work in the upcoming years. We wish her success in life.