Nicole Kidman is an actress who has been featured in many movies and TV series. Here are facts about the actress that you need to know, including her net worth.
Who is Nicole Kidman?
Most people probably think of Tom Cruise when they hear about Nicole Kidman. They divorced in 2001 and Kidman is married to Keith Urban. Nicole Kidman is an Australian actress, occasional singer, and producer. She looks younger than her actual age of 50, and she started acting in 1983 in her home country of Australia. Her debut was in the movie “Bush Christmas.” Do you want to know Kidman’s history? It’s not quite bad! Kidman’s parents are Australian and were in Honolulu temporarily as students with US visas when she was born. Kidman’s father, the late Antony Kidman, was a biochemist and an author. He died of a heart attack. Kidman’s mother, Anne Kidman, is a nursing instructor and she is the one who used to edit her husband’s books. Her ancestry is a mix of Irish, Scottish, and English roots. Because Kidman was born in Hawaii, she was given a local name, “Hokulani,” a name she shared with a baby elephant that was born almost the same time at the Honolulu Zoo. Kidman attended school in Sydney. She was a student at Lane Cove Public School and North Sydney Girls’ High School. Kidman’s acting talent was discovered when she was in primary school and she had already perfected it before finishing high school. According to her, Kidman was inspired by Margaret Hamilton and she revealed that she was timid when growing up. Kidman studied at the Philip Street Theatre and Australian Theatre for Young People. Nicole Kidman has a younger sister who is a TV journalist named Antonia Kidman.
Kidman Features In The Movie, Lion
Nicole Kidman features in the 2016 movie “Lion,” which is directed by Garth Davis and is based on Saroo Brierley’s novel, “A Long Way Home.” The film also stars Dev Patel, David Wenham, and Rooney Mara. The film narrates the true story of Saroo who got separated from his family in Berhampur and is trying to find them. The little Saroo is left by his brothers sleeping in a train station and accidentally boards a train when he wakes up, thinking his brother Guddu is in there. He ends up in Calcutta where he is unable to communicate with anyone because he can’t speak Bengali. Kidman plays the role of Sue Brierley, Saroo’s adoptive mother. The movie received six Academy Award nominations and Kidman earned some good money from her role and expanded her net worth.
Kidman As Martha In The Beguiled
“The Beguiled” is a 2017 movie directed by Sophia Coppola and is based on a book with the same title. In the film, Martha Farnsworth leads a Virginia girls school during the American Civil War. The war has caused everyone to leave except teacher Edwina and five students who decide to stay with Martha. What follows is the girls fighting for the affection of a handsome man they found injured in the woods and brought him in the school. They decide to kill the man by feeding him with poisonous mushrooms. Nicole Kidman plays the role of Martha while Emma Howard plays Emily. Emma Howard is an upcoming actress still in her teens. Kidman net worth grew after she got paid for her fabulous performance.
Kidman plays Celeste Wright In Big Little Lies
Kidman doesn’t play roles in movies alone. She is one of the cast in the TV series “Big Little Lies” that airs on HBO and is created and written by David E. Kelley. The “Big Little Lies” first season consists of seven episodes and is based on Liane Moriarty’s novel. The first episode premiered on January this year and concluded in April 2017. Nicole Kidman depicts Celeste Wright. The series received 16 Emmy Award nominations and won eight of them. Three actors including Kidman and the director won Emmys in the individual categories. The TV series received a lot of positive reviews form the critics. With an Emmy, Kidman was not only growing her career, but also her net worth.
Kidman has been married two times. She was Tom Cruise’s wife and she is the wife of Keith Urban, a country music singer. Kidman didn’t have biological kids with Cruise, but they adopted a son and a daughter. She has biological children though, with Urban. Before knowing Cruise, Kidman dated Marcus Graham, Tom Burlinson, and Adrien Brody. There were also some rumors that Kidman was in an affair with Jude Law that cost Law his marriage. Kidman sued the tabloid that published the story and was compensated. After she broke up with Tom Cruise, Kidman admitted that she still loved Cruise. She got married to Keith Urban in 2006.
Her Net Worth
Kidman has been a successful actress. She has won one Academy Award, an Emmy, and 3 Golden Globe Awards. She has also been nominated for four Academy Awards and 13 Golden Globes. Nicole Kidman is perhaps the wealthiest actress with a net worth of $130 million. Her husband’s net worth stands at $75 million. By looking at the net worth, it’s clear Kidman is wealthier than her husband.
Kidman has made a lot of money throughout her career. She also sings in functions, and who knows? Maybe that’s where the real money is. She looks happy in her marriage and the tabloids really fear her. The world can’t wait to see her next projects.