Julia Fiona Roberts, known to her legion of fans as Julia Roberts is an American actress. She was one of the highest paid Hollywood actresses during her peak years and has been called the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine a record five times. Here is a quick summary of Julia Roberts’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Julia Roberts Early Life
Born on October 28, 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou Bredemus and Walter Grady Roberts, Roberts had initially wanted to be a veterinarian.
She went to Fitzhugh Lee Elementary School, Griffin Middle School, and then Campbell High School. She was accepted to Georgia State University but did not complete her graduation. She moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting.
She has dated the likes of Matthew Perry, Liam Neeson, Dylan McDermott, Jason Patric, and Kiefer Sutherland. Roberts was briefly engaged to Sutherland before breaking it off three days prior to their wedding.
She married Lyle Lovett in 1993 but they eventually got divorced.
She was in a relationship with Benjamin Bratt from 1998-2001.
Julia met her current husband, Daniel Moder, in 2000. The two married in 2002. They have three children together, Hazel Patricia, Phinnaeus Walter and Henry Daniel.
Julia Roberts Career, Awards & Achievement
Robert’s big screen debut occurred in the year 1988, in the film, Satisfaction. In 1989, the film, Blood Red, in which she starred with her brother was released. Her first television appearance was in Crime Story in 1987.
In 1988, she appeared in Mystic Pizza and an episode of Miami Vice.
The following year, her performance in Steel Magnolias won her widespread critical acclaim.
Roberts gained popularity due to her role in the film, Pretty Woman, in which she starred opposite Richard Gere. Her other films in the 1990’s include, Sleeping with the Enemy, Hook, Dying Young, The Player, The Pelican Brief, Michael Collins, Mary Reilly, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Stepmom, Notting Hill and Runaway Bride.
Her television appearances at this time include a guest role in F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Sesame Street, and Law & Order.
In 2000, she received critical acclaim for playing the titular character in Erin Brockovich. Her other films during the 2000’s include, The Mexican, America’s Sweethearts, Ocean’s Eleven, Mona Lisa Smile, Closer, Ocean’s Twelve, The Ant Bully, Charlotte’s Web, Charlie Wilson’s War and Fireflies in the Garden.
In 2006, Roberts made her Broadway debut in the play, Three Days of Rain.
In 2010, she appeared in Duplicity, Valentine’s Day, and Eat Pray Love.
2011 saw her starring in Larry Crown and Mirror Mirror.
Roberts was also part of August: Osage County, in 2013.
She was chosen to be the brand ambassador of Lancôme and she also appeared in the spring/summer campaign of Givenchy.
Awards and Achievements
Julia Roberts has been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards eight times and has won it thrice.
She has been nominated for four Academy Awards and has won one for her role in Erin Brockovich.
Julia has also won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in HBO’s The Normal Heart.
Net Worth of Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts has a net worth of $140 million. Her substantial wealth comes from her career in Hollywood as one of its most versatile and prominent actresses.
Julia Roberts is a world-famous celebrity who has won her audience’s hearts by virtue of her multiple performances. During the peak point in her career, she was one of Hollywood’s most bankable faces. Even now, when there are other popular celebrities in the spotlight, Roberts retains her grace and her beauty and is still revered by audience’s worldwide.