Patricia Rooney Mara is an eminent and much-admired American actress. She is known for her distinguished acting skills in movies like The Social Network and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The actress had been won many prestigious awards and nominations which includes the Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. Apart from her acting assignments, Rooney Mara is the founder member of Charity faces of Kibera. Let’s find out more about the net worth of Rooney Mara in 2018.
Rooney Mara Early Life
The actress was third of the four children to Timothy Christopher Mara and Kathleen McNulty. She was born on April 17, 1982, in Bedford, New York. Mara’s maternal ancestors were the founders of Pittsburgh Steels and his father family founded the New York Giants. Rooney Mara attended the Fox Lane high school and graduated in 2003. Later she studied Psychology, International Social policy, and nonprofits in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Rooney Mara Career, Awards & Achievement
Rooney Mara first auditioned for a role at the age of 19 but her acting career launched when she found work on televisions. Her first lead role was in movie Tanner Hall for which she was critically acclaimed. The film debuted at the Toronto International film festival 2009. Rooney Mara rose to commercial success for her role in the remake of A Nightmare at Elm Street. She played Erica, love interest of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. One of her standout roles was in David Fincher directed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Mara was lastly seen in Don’t Worry, He won’t get Far on Foot with Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill. She is also busy in shooting Mary Magdalene in which she stars in the lead role.
Rooney Mara dated director Charlie McDowell from 2010-2016. She currently stays in Hollywood Hills with Joaquin Phoenix.
Awards & Achievement
Rooney Mara is considered as an uncompromising worker and her dedication and homework for a role are exemplary. She has been nominated for total 60 awards and won 22 in her short career. The actress has been nominated twice for the Academy Awards, first for Best Actress in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and second in the best-supporting-actress category in Carol. Mara was nominated for Best actress in supporting role in British Academy Awards, Best Actress for Golden Globe Awards and Independent Screen Awards for her exceptional role in Carol.
Rooney Mara has won over 22 Awards and a majority of which are for Carol and The girl and Dragon Tattoo. She has won the AACTA International Award for best-supporting actress, The Best Actress Award in the Cannes Film festival, Rising Star of the Year in Hampton International film festival and New York Film Critics Online for best-Supporting actress to name a few .in her short career, Mara has accomplished so much and much is expected of her from fans in future.
Net Worth of Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million. The actress and philanthropist made her fortune for her numerous acting assignments. Rooney Mara is associated with a rich and distinguished American football family. She had always preferred work over money. The fact that she only received a salary of just $200,000 for The Girl with Dragon tattoo supports the aforementioned fact. Also, the fact that she is a profound charity worker and likes to donate every once in awhile affects her net worth.
Rooney Mara was deeply affected by the ineffectiveness and industrialisation of nonprofit organisations. She herself founded Charity Faces of Kibera, which provides housing, medical aid, and food to orphans in Kibera, a slum in Kenya. Mara has stated repeatedly that for her both acting and charity work are equally important. Rooney Mara being from a rich background and excelling in her field has always been a humanitarian. Her charity associations and efforts for the poor are admirable.