Famous English actress Joan Collins was famous for playing the character of Alexis Carrington Colby, on Aaron Spelling’s prime-time drama Dynasty. Keep reading to know more about Joan Collins’s net worth in 2018.
Joan Collins Early Life
Joan was born on 23rd may 1933 in London, England. His father Joseph William Collins was a successful talent agent and mother Elsa Bessant Collins was a former nightclub hostess. In the year 1962, her mother died and her father married again and had a daughter who is 35 years younger than Joan.
She came to Hollywood in 1950. Her debut film was Lady Godiva Rides Again, which was released in 1951. She did appear in a lot of films and Tv shows after that but did not got the desired big roles.
Joan Collins Career, Awards & Achievement
Her appearance in The Stud and The Bitch, gave her some fame. Her first memoir Past Imperfect became a bestseller after its release. Her greatest work was Dynasty, a drama series. She played the role of Alexis Carrington Colby in it. She did get a lot of appreciations and won a lot of awards for the role. The character became so famous that people used to call Joan by the name of Colby.
She again did the role as Colby in a 1991 miniseries Dynasty: The Reunion. Other than acting and writing Joan was famous for her charity works too. She was awarded the title of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles.
Awards & Achievements
This amazing actress is appreciated for her skills with a lot of awards. In 1982, she won the Female Star of the Year at the Golden Apple Awards. She won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama in Golden Globes, USA and was included in Star Walk of Fame in 1983. In 1984, she won the award of Outstanding Villainess in a Prime Time Soap Opera in Soap Opera Digest Award.
The very next year she won the Outstanding Villainess in a Prime Time Serial in Soap Opera Digest Award and Favorite Female TV Performer in People’s Choice Awards, USA. She won the Millennium Award in 1999 at Golden Camera, Germany. Her last award was for Outstanding Female Actor in Monte-Carlo TV Festival in the year 2001.
Net Worth of Joan Collins
Throughout her career, Joan has earned a lot of money. Her weekly salary from Island in the Sun was $1,250 and per episode salary from Dynasty was $120,000. She got $1,000,000 as salary from Sins. The value of the two-book deal she did with Random House was said to be $4,000,000.
The current market value of her Sierra Towers Unit is $5,000,000. Right now the estimated net worth of Joan is $30 million.
Jackie, Joan’s younger sister died in 2015 due to breast cancer. She was suffering from its symptoms from six and half years. It affected her very much as she loved her sister a lot and the duo had a great bonding. Joan though is well known for her acting, but her industry friends call her as very kind and pure person. She has cordial relations with all and none of such controversies have revolved around her.