The very attractive Susan Sarandon is a lot more than just good looks. Here are some amazing facts, net worth and movies of the ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ actress.
Susan Sarandon and her net worth
Susan Sarandon is a very rich actress with an estimated net worth of about $50 million dollars. She has earned this net worth by acting in several films and television shows. Born as Susan Abigail Tomalin, Susan is more popularly known as Susan Sarandon. She is an American actress who has been acting since 1969. She has had a very long and successful career in films and television. She is not only famous, but also widely appreciated amongst her fans. Susan was born in 1946 in New York. She began her acting career from the movie ‘Joe’. She played a small part in this film but from there she got a kick-start in her acting career. She has also worked in many television series like ‘A World Apart’ and ‘Search for Tomorrow’. She has been widely acclaimed and has also received many awards for her acting. She has been nominated for many awards like the Golden Globe, Emmy and others. She got the ‘BAFTA’ award for her work in the movie ‘The Client’ in 1994 and also in the Screen Actors Guild & Academy Award for ‘Dead Man Walking’ in 1995. Sarandon married actor Chris Sarandon in 1967. The couple decided to get separated in the year 1978 and got divorced in 1979. Susan decided to keep her last name Sarandon in spite of getting divorced from her husband. Sarandon is a political and social figure in America who gives a lot of donations and charities to various causes. She is a supporter of progressive and social causes. She has been involved in many political events. Here are some amazing and less known facts about the talented actress:
1. Susan Sarandon birth and early life
Susan Sarandon was born in an upper class family in Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America. Her parents are Lenora Marie and Phillip Leslie Tomalin. She completed her formal education from Edison High School. She later joined The Catholic University of America.
Susan Sarandon personal life
Susan knew her first husband actor Chris Sarandon from college. They both were in the same college. Chris Sarandon Jr. is a renowned actor in America. The couple got married in 1967. Chris Sarandon shot to fame after his credible performance in the movie, ‘The Princess Bride’. They both dated each other for some time before getting married. The marriage lasted for a decade after which they decided to dissolve the marriage. Buzz was that her extra marital affair was the main reason of her divorce with her first husband. Sarandon had an affair with Louis Malle. She got into several affairs after that. She next was found in a love relationship with David Bowie. David Bowie is a multi-talented person from the United Kingdom. He is a singer, lyricist, actor and painter. After her brief affair with David Bowie, Sarandon got into a love relationship with Franco Amurri. She began dating him since 1984. She went on to have her first child, Eva Amurri with Franco Amurri. Eva was born in 1985. Eva Amurri is also a renowned actress in America. She established herself as an actress in the hit tele-series ‘How I met your mother’. Her relationship with Franco Amurri ended soon too and she got into a relationship with Tim Robbins. Timothy Francis Robbins is an established actor and director in the United States. He shot to fame after his role in ‘The Shawshank Redemption’. She had her second child, Jack Henry in 1989 with Tim Robbins. Sarandon had her third child, Miles Robbins in 1992 with Tim Robbins too. Miles Robbins is also an actor and shot to fame with his role in the film, ‘The Greatest’. She ended her love relationship with Tim Robbins in 2009. She and Tim Robbins were together for 21 years but never got married. Today, Susan Sarandon is a loving grandmother. Her daughter, Eva Amurri’s daughter, Marlowe and Sarandon bond quite well. She owns her own Ping-Pong Club called ‘SPIN’ in New York City and Toronto, Canada. Her role in ‘The Client’ got her $5 million dollars. She started out as a model but got into films accidentally. Sarandon is a social activist and is also a very charitable person. She was once even appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UNICEF in 1999. The social activist often volunteers for humanity, hunger-relief organizations and many such others.
Susan Sarandon movies
Her role, Louise Sawyer in the movie ‘Thelma & Louise’, in 1991, won her critical acclaim. Her movie, ‘Bull Durham’ in 1988 is an American romantic comedy sports film. She almost did not get the role in ‘Bull Durham’ because the director thought that she looked old and was not funny enough. But she turned out to be very funny in the film. She even met her partner Tim Robbins on the sets of Bull Durham. Sarandon was nominated for many awards during her lifetime. She got the Golden Globe nominee for Best Actress for her movie ‘Stepmom’. She even got the Golden Globe nomination for ‘Thelma & Louise’, ‘White Palace’, ‘Bull Durham’, ‘Dead Man Walking’, ‘Lorenzo’s Oil’, ‘Bernard and Doris’ and ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’. ‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ is a famous American tele-series aired in 2017. She also won the Academy Award for Best Actress in ‘Dead Man Walking’.