Jessica Lange is a well-known actress from America. She has won several awards in her career including five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, three Emmy Awards and many more. In 1998, she was included in the list of 25 Greatest Actresses of the 1990’s by the magazine Entertainment Weekly. Let’s find out more about Jessica Lange’s net worth in 2018.
Jessica Lange Early Life
Jessica Lange was born on April 20, 1949, in Cloquet, Minnesota to her parents Albert John Lange and Dorothy Florence. Her father was a teacher and mother was a housewife. Her paternal ancestors were from Germany while her maternal ancestors were from Finland. Lange completed her graduation from the Cloquet High School.
In 1967, Lange went to the University of Minnesota to study art and photography where she dated Paco Grande who was a Spanish photographer. She was married to Grande from 1970 to 1980. After her divorce, she got into a relationship with a well-known ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. Lange had her first child with him who was born in 1981.
After their separation in 1982, she partnered with Sam Shepard with whom she had two children.
Jessica Lange does not follow any religion, but she practices Buddhism.
Jessica Lange Career, Awards & Achievement
Jessica Lange started her career as a model for the Wilhelmina modelling agency. In 1976, she made her debut in the movie ‘King Kong’ for which she won the New Star of the Year in the 1976 Golden Globe Awards. Her next movie was ‘The Postman Always Rings Twice’ which was released in 1981.
She played the role of the actress Frances Farmer in the 1982 biographical film ‘Frances’. In the same year, she played a supporting role in the movie ‘Tootsie’ for which she won her first Academy Award.
She was also seen in the movies ‘Sweet Dreams’ (1985), ‘Men Don’t Leave’ (1990), ‘Cape Fear’ (1991), ‘Blue Sky’ (1994), etc.
In 1996, Jessica Lange made her London stage debut. She starred in the movie ‘Cousin Bette’ in the year 1998 for which she received positive reviews. The following year she appeared in the movie ‘Titus Andronicus’. She became the first American actress to win the Oliver Award for her role in the movie ‘Long Day’s Journey into Night’ (2000).
Some other successful movie of Lange includes ‘Masked’ (2003), ‘Big Fish’ (2003), ‘Broken Flowers’ (2005), ‘The Vow’ (2012) and many more.
In 2011, she acted in the anthology series by FX ‘American Horror Story’. She later did many guest roles in various movies and webs series including ‘ The Vow’ (2012) and ‘ Horace and Pete’ (2016).
Awards & Achievements
Jessica Lange has won several awards in her illustrious career which includes winning two in six Academy Awards nominations, winning five in sixteen Golden Globe nominations, winning three in in eight Emmy nominations, winning one in five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations among others.
She also won the National Society of Film Critics award, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association award, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle award, the New York Film Critics Circle award, the Moscow International Film Festival award, etc.
Lange has also been awarded a Crystal Award, a Theater World Award and the Film Society of Lincoln Center gave her the prestigious ‘Gala Tribute’.
In 2014, at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Lange received the five-pointed Motion Picture Star.
Net Worth of Jessica Lange
The estimated net worth of Jessica Lange is more than $20 million. She made this fortune by appearing in a number of commercially successful films. She appeared in the movie ‘Cape Fear’ (1991) which became the twelfth-highest-grossing film of the year. In the year 1982, she became the only woman to receive two Oscar nominations in the same year. Besides acting, Lange is also a photographer and has published three works till now.
Jessica Lange is one of the renowned actresses in the world. She found considerable success by appearing in many critically acclaimed movies. Lange became the second actress in the Academy Awards history to win the Best Actress award after winning a Best Supporting Actress Award. She is also a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.