Anne Hathaway net worth

Anne Hathaway’s net worth is estimated to be over $70 million dollars, as of 2020.

Born Anne Jacqueline Hathaway on the 12th of November 1982, she is the popular American actress who has featured in many blockbuster movies and also appeared in many popular TV shows over the years.

She has received nominations for many prestigious awards including the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2008.

She won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 2012 film “Les Miserable”.

Hathaway has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the film industry.

 

Source of Wealth

Her main source of wealth includes earnings from the many movies television shows she has appeared in, over the years.

According to Box Office Mojo and the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes, some of best films that have made her rich include:

  • The Princess Diaries (2001)
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
  • Get Smart (2008)
  • Rachel Getting Married (2008)
  • Valentine’s Day (2010)
  • Alice in Wonderland (2010)
  • Love and Other Drugs (2010)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Les Misérables (2012)
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • The Intern (2015)
  • Colossal (2016)
  • Ocean’s 8 (2018)

The movies she has starred in have gone on to make big bucks quickly and it’s obviously partly thanks to her performance.

For example:

  • “Valentine’s Day” was a huge commercial success and grossed over more than $215 million worldwide against a budget of $52 million.
  • “Alice in Wonderland” grossed as much as $1 billion to become the second highest-grossing film in 2010.
  • “Interstellar” grossed over $675 million and earn her a nomination in the Saturn Award for Best Actress.
  • “Ocean’s 8” earned over $297 million worldwide on a production budget of $70 million.

 

Early Life

Anne Hathaway was born on November 12, 1982. Her place of birth is in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Her parents are Gerald and Kate Hathaway. Her father is a labor attorney while her mother is a former actress.

Her parents have combined Irish, French, English, and German Ancestry. Anne has two older brothers, one older, Michael, and one younger brother, Thomas.

She was raised in Millburn, New Jersey where her parents had moved to when she was six. She was raised a Catholic but later converted to Episcopalianism.

She attended Brooklyn Heights Montessori School and Wyoming Elementary School in Millburn. She also attended Millburn High School where she took part in many plays.

In 1993, she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She would later study English major and political science minor at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

She was also transferred to New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

 

Career Highlights

1999 – 2004: Anne Hathaway’s acting career started off professionally in 2001. Before then she was cast in the TV series “Get Real” which ran from 1999 to 2000. During this period she was a teenage actress.

She got her lead role as an actress in the Disney film The Princess Diaries (2001).

Her performance in this film was highly acknowledged and the People Magazine named her one of the breakthrough stars of 2001. She would then earn a nomination on the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Female Performance.

In 2002, Hathaway starred in a stage play titled “Carnival!” She was praised for holding her own against well-known and established actors.

Anne won a Clarence Derwent Award for the “Most Promising Female”.

During this period, she played in roles in several films like “The Cat Returns” (2002), “Nicholas Nickleby”(2002), “Ella Enchanted”(2004), and “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” (2004).

2005 – 2008: Hathaway began taking on roles as an adult actress. She made a voice role as Red Puckett in the 2005 film “Hoodwinked!”.

This year, she also starred in the “Havoc” and “Brokeback Mountain”. In this latter film, she was praised for her performance. “Brokeback Mountain” (2005) would later receive positive reviews and Academy Award nominations.

In 2006, Hathaway starred in the comedy “The Devil Wears Prada”. She played the role of Jane Austen in the biographical romantic drama “Becoming Jane”.

Although she received mixed reviews for her performance, she still received a British Independent Film Award for Best Actress nomination for the film.

Hathaway hosted the NBC late-night sketch comedy TV series “Saturday Night Live”.

She would later appear in other films and especially at “Rachel Getting Married”. Her performance in this film was praised and she won nominations for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Drama.

2009 – 2011: Hathaway starred in many blockbuster movies in this period. These include “Bride Wars” (2009). This romantic comedy was successful financially and her performance earned her an MTV Movie Awards nomination for Best Female Performance.

She also starred in the 2009 stage play “Twelfth Night” at the Delacorte Theater in New York City.  She would later get a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play.

She played a voice role in a 2010 episode of “The Simpsons”. Specifically, she provided her voice in the episode “Once Upon a Time in Springfield”.

Another movie she played a voice role in was “Family Guy” (2010 – 2011).

Other popular films that Hathaway starred in include “Valentine’s Day” (2010) which was a huge commercial success and grossed over more than $215 million worldwide against a budget of $52 million.

She also starred in “Alice in Wonderland” which grossed $1 billion to become the second highest-grossing film in 2010.

2012 – 2014: Hathaway starred in the 2012 film “The Dark Knight Rises”. She won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance. She also played a lead role in the 2012 film Tom Hooper’s film “Les Misérables“.

Her performance in this film as a prostitute dying of tuberculosis earned her many awards. She won an Academy, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She would later feature in other films like “Don Jon” (2013), and “Interstellar”(2014) – this film grossed over $675 million and earn her a nomination for a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

2015 – Present: Hathaway featured in “The Intern”(2015),  ” Alice Through the Looking Glass”(2016), “Colossal”(2016), “Ocean’s 8” (2018) which earned over $297 million worldwide on a production budget of $70 million.

She was also cast in the 2019 thriller “Serenity” as well as in the comedy film “The Hustle”.

 

Personal Life

Anne Hathaway dated Raffaello Follieri, an Italian real estate developer based in Manhattan.

The relationship ended after Follieri was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars in real estate schemes.

Hathaway got married to a California based business name Adam Shulman in 2012.

The couple gave birth to a son named Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman in 2016.

In 2019, Hathaway gave birth to another child.

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