Well-known for portraying the leading role in super hit film ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins’, Phooebe Cates is the same girl who has once known for her ravishing beauty. But these days, she is out of glamour world. So today, let’s discover where she is right now? What she is doing? And what is her net worth as of 2019?
Born on July 16, 1963, in New York City, US, Phoebe Cates is an American actress, singer, and model. She was born in the glamor world, so making her way to acting was not a so difficult challenge for her. Her father Joseph Cates was the Broadway producer and a television pioneer. Her uncle was also into film industry. She completed her early education from Hewitt School and later moved to Juilliard School where she attended her high school. She never completed the graduation. At that age, she already became a successful model. As a child, Phoebe wanted to become a dancer she was even trained for almost five years but at the age 15, she got a fatal knee injury which led her leave her dreams.
Phoebe Cates was so beautiful in her young age that anybody could fall for her. However, the gorgeous seems to very determined and devoted when it comes to love. She married her long-time beau Kevin Kline in 1989. The couple is a happily married couple with two children. To her kids and husband enough time, Phoebe has even quit her acting. Prior marrying to Kevin, Phoebe dated Stavros Merjos.
When you choose to make a career in the field in which your parents have already achieved the success, the hitting the road becomes easier for you. The same thing goes Phoebe Cates. She grew watching her father on silver screen. Though as a child, her dream was something else, she was destined to become an actress only. She set the feet in glamor world as a teenager with modeling. Soon, she gained a massive and graced the magazine covers of Seventeen, Elle, British Vogue and a few others. This instant success ultimately bagged her first film at the age of 17. She made debut with Paradise and even sang the title song of the movie. The film was a moderate success in the box office and didn’t work well for Phoebe.
The same year, she appeared in other movie named ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ which turned out to be the biggest success of her career. With this film, she grabbed many eyeballs and became the blue-eye girl of Hollywood cinema. Thereafter, she gave some other hit movies such as Private School, Baby Sister, Gremlins, and Heart of Dixie. After nearly 10-years successful acting career, Phoebe retired from acting in 1994 to focus on her family. However after 5-6 years, she made a comeback and appeared in film. And then again, she left the film industry.
Awards & Achievement
Phoebe Cates had wooed the worldwide audience with her slaying looks and jaw-dropping acting. She accomplished a successful career but could never win an award or any major achievement.
Net worth of Phoebe Cates
Given the fact that she is a successful model and actress, you must be assuming a giant net worth of Phoebe Cates. But as we know, she retired very early and hasn’t been around either for a long time, so do you think that she would still have an impressive net worth? If yes, then you’re right. As of today, the ravishing lady is said to have an estimated net worth of $5 million. She of course made the major chunk of money from acting and modeling but after retiring from the glamor world, she opened a boutique in 2005 which also adds a little sum.
Maintaining a balance between the personal life and professional career is really hard, only a few people can manage this with an ease and Phoebe Cates is one of them. She enjoyed both the phases of life beautifully.