Maggie Smith is an actress from the United Kingdom, whose career has successfully spun for decades. She has had many popular roles and her more recent one is in the historical drama series “Downton Abbey.” Go on reading to know Maggie Smith’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Maggie Smith Early Life
Maggie Smith’s birth name is Margaret Natalie Smith. She was born on December 28, 1934, in Ilford town, United Kingdom. Her parents are Nathaniel Smith a pathologist who worked at the University of Oxford but he died in 1991, and Margaret Hutton Smith who worked as a secretary but she also died in 1977.
Maggie Smith’s father was from Newcastle, and her mother was originally from Scotland. She has two brothers, architect Ian Smith and Alistair Smith who died in 1981. Maggie Smith studied at the Oxford High School before dropping out to attend the Oxford Playhouse in order to complete her education in acting.
For her personal life, Maggie Smith has experienced marriage, divorce, and children that we know of. She was first married to English actor Robert Stephens. They got married in 1967, and they got divorced either in 1974 or 1975. Maggie and Robert are the parents of 2 sons, actor and director Toby Stephens who was born in 1969 and actor Chris Larkin who was born in 1967.
Maggie Smith’s second marriage was to the playwright and screenwriter Beverley Cross. They married in 1975, and they remained together until Beverley’s death in 1998.
Maggie Smith Career
Maggie Smith began her career with the Shakespearean comedy play “Twelfth Night.” She has made several un-credited and guest acting roles prior to her first movie credited role in the British crime movie “Nowhere to Go.” In 1969, Maggie Smith starred in a drama movie titled “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” for which she earned many awards for her performance in.
Many people today know Maggie Smith for her role as Professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter movies. She also received many awards for her performance in the comedy-drama movie “California Suite.” Maggie Smith has starred in all the episodes of the historical drama series “Downton Abbey,” which she won numerous awards for.
Maggie Smith’s 2018 plus voice acting roles including an animated fantasy adventure movie titled “Sherlock Gnomes” and an action video game named “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.”
Awards & Achievements
Maggie Smith is known as one of the most award-winning actresses ever. She has more than 200 award winnings and nominations in her credit. Maggie Smith has won a total of 10 Evening Standard Awards, 7 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, 3 Golden Globe Awards, 3 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, 3 Satellite Awards, 3 Variety Club Drama Awards, 2 Women Film Critics Circle Awards, among other awards and honors.
Net Worth of Maggie Smith
The British actress Maggie Smith net worth is estimated $20 million, and it is still rising. She has been earning her wealth from starring in movies and series for decades. Maggie Smith’s highest grossing movies are the Harry Potter movies which altogether grossed around $5.5 billion at the box office.
Maggie Smith is considered one of the top greatest British actresses of all time. She currently has 84 credited acting roles in movies and series which have been increasing since the 50s. Maggie Smith has experienced making history for being in the Harry Potter movies. She has recently received several awards and honors for “Downton Abbey” series.