Pam Grier is an actress and writer from the United States of America. She rose to prominence and became popular for the action movies she worked on in the 70s such as “Coffy” and “Sheba, Baby”. Go on reading to know Pam Grier’s net worth in 2019, professional career and personal life below.
Actress Pamela Suzette Grier was born in Winston Salem city in North Carolina, United States, on May 26, 1949. Her father Clarence Grier was one of the United States Air Force mechanics and technical sergeants, and her mother Gwendolyn Grier was responsible for building the home as well as a nurse.
Pam Grier was raped when she was 6 years old by a couple of boys at some point when she was left with no one looking after her at her aunt’s house, and she stated that it takes a while to recover from such a pain.
Pam Grier was grown and raised in several locations due to her father’s work responsibilities. She has had some time living in England and Denver the capital of Colorado. Pam Grier has 1 sister and 1 brother, Gina Grier Townsie and Rodney Grier. Most of her education was in Denver as she finished her schooling from the East High School. Pam Grier was working and saving money to attend the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She received honorary Doctorates from Langston University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
For her personal life, Pam Grier has never been married. She has been in many relationships, and her most popular ones were with the actor and stand-up comedian Richard Pryor and with the retired professional basketball player Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Pam Grier had a serious relationship with actor and stand-up comedian Freddie Prinze who shot himself. Her only engagement experience was to the music producer and executive Kevin L. Evans. Pam Grier’s latest relationship was with Peter Hempel who works in the marketing sector.
Prior to attending college, Pam Grier was a part of several beauty contests next to her work at numerous stage productions. Around 18 years old, she worked at the American International Pictures company as a receptionist in Los Angeles, California. Movies director Jack Hill discovered Pam Grier, and she got her role in a couple of her early movies, “The Big Doll House” and “The Big Bird Cage”.
Pam Grier’s most popular and one of her highest grossing movies is considered to be the crime thriller “Jackie Brown”.
Pam Grier’s 2018 plus acting roles including a drama series titled “This Is Us” and an action movie named “Old School Gangstas”.
Awards & Achievements
Pam Grier has received the 2018 Felix Award for Best Actress for the movie “Jackie Brown”. She also won the Golden Slate Award for Best Female Performance and the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress for the same movie. Pam Grier has won a few awards for her own self and not for specific work such as the Acapulco Black Film Festival Career Achievement Award, Susan B. Anthony ‘Failure is Impossible’ Award and the RiverRun International Film Festival Master of Cinema Award.
Net Worth of Pam Grier
The actress Pam Grier net worth is $11 million. She made all of her earnings and wealth from her credited acting roles in both movies and series. Pam Grier estimated earning for her movie “The Big Doll House” was around $500 thousand weekly.
Pam Grier is an actress who has the talent and who has made over 100 credited acting roles in movies and TV series. She rose to fame in the 70s, and her great performance in “Jackie Brown” movie is probably one of the reasons behind her success. Pam Grier’s 2018 plus movie is an action titled “Old School Gangstas”.