An amazing actress and heartthrob of youth in her time, Julie Andrews is an English actress, author, and singer. Some of her successful work which got her huge fame are Mary Poppins, The Tamarind Seed, Duet for one, and Victor/Victoria. Here is a quick summary of Julie Andrews’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Julie Andrews Early Life
Julie was born on 1st Oct 1935 in Walton-on-Thames, England. Her father was Edward Charles Wells, who was a teacher of metalwork as well as woodwork and her mother was Barbara Ward Wells. Her parents divorced and she spent her childhood with her father and brother, John in Surrey. They live in slum area as her father had a very low income. Julie started her education at Cone-Ripman School and later joined he Woodbrook School, in Beckenham.
Julie Andrews Career, Awards & Achievement
Julie started to perform at the stage at a very early age with her mother and step-father. Her first performance was at 1945 and it lasted for 2 days. She met Val Parnell at that time, a British television managing director as well as presenter.
Julie’s Broadway debut was successful. The Boy friend was one of the most successful musicals and Julie performed like a star in it. Some of her successful ventures in acting are Mary Poppins, The Tamarind Seed, Duet for one, and Victor/Victoria.
On 1st April 2008, Julie published her book Home: A Memory of My Early, an autobiography which went on to become a bestseller. She wrote books for children too, her best was The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles.
Awards & Achievements
In her illustrious career, Julie won a lot of awards, which a lot of others can only think of. She won the Academy Awards in 1965 for Best Actress in a Leading Role, for Marry Poppins. For the movie Victor Victoria, she won Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical in 1983. This is not the only time as she won the Golden Globe back to back in 1965, 1966, 1967, and 1968. She won the Emmy awards in 1973 and 2005 and Grammy in 1965. There are a lot of other awards and nominations which she got in her career making her a legend.
Net Worth of Julie Andrews
This immensely popular actress has singing and writing as supporting skills which always makes an addition to her wealth. Her salary from Darling Lili was $1,110,000. She was set to star in Say it With Music but the studio later refused so she sued them and collected $1,250,000 from them. Right now her net worth is estimated around $45 million.
Julie is married twice. Her first husband was Tony Walton, a set and costume designer. They married on 10th May 1959 and after 8 years divorced in 1967. They had a daughter, Emma Kathrine Walton, who was born in 1962.
Julie married Blake Edwards, an American movie director, producer and she was with him until his death in 2010. They didn’t have any child of their own but they adopted two daughters, Joanna and Amy in 1970.