What do you think Carrie Fisher net worth would be if she was alive? For those who aren’t aware who she is, Carrie Fisher was a well-known actress, humorist and a writer from the US. She died in 2016 from sudden cardiac complication.
She is known for her roles in the Star Wars films where she used to take the role of Princess Leia, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, and other films such as Wishful Drinking 2010, Maps to the Stars 2014, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce 2014 among others. She also wrote several novels such as The Best Awful There Is 2004, several non-fiction such as The Princess Diarist 2016, Wishful Drinking 2008, several screenplays such as These Old Broads 2001, and plays such as Wishful Drinking 2008. Today we are going to not only look at Carrie Fisher net worth in 2018 but also a few things you probably don’t know about Carrie Fisher.
Carrie Frances Fisher is the daughter of actors and musicians Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher. She was born in 1956 in the State of California. Her parents divorced when she was just two years old which resulted her to have two half-sisters from her father marriage to actress Connie Stevens. Her mother was married to Karl, but they divorced when Fisher was just 17 years old.
Fisher attended Beverly Hills High School but due to Broadway commitments, she had to drop out of high school. However during her time there she used to love literature and could write poetry. She furthered her education by enrolling in London’s Central School of Speech and Drama then would later apply a place at Lawrence College to study art, but she left without graduating.
Fisher has dated and even married several men. Some of the people Fisher has dated are Paul Simon from 1977 until 1983, Dan Aykroyd, Bryan Lourd, James Blunt, and Harrison Ford among others. Her daughter is called Billie Lourd.
Fisher’s career kicked off at the age of 18 when she got a role in the comedy Shampoo 1975. Two years later she got a role to play Princess Leia in Star Wars, and the film was a commercial success where it grossed around $775 million. Other films that she played a role in 1970’s are Come Back Little Sheba, Ringo, Leave Yesterday Behind and Star Wars Holiday Speed.
Between 1980 to the time of her death Carrie Fisher played a role in numerous films and some of her highest grossing films include Return of Jedi 1983, The Man with one Red Shoe 1985, The Time Guardian 1987, Loverboy 1989, Scream 3 2000, Wonderland 2003, Fanboys 2009, Star Wars The Force Awakens among others.
Carrie Fisher also played roles in many television shows and some of her latest before her death were Entourage 2010, Its Christmas Carol! 2012, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce 2014, among others.
Apart from films, Fisher was an author, and part of her bibliography consists of four novels ( Postcards from the Edge, Surrender the Pink), four science non-fiction ( Hollywood Moms, Shockaholic ), four screenplays ( E-Girl, Postcards from the Edge) and three plays (Wishful Drinking).
On Carrie Fisher Awards and Achievements, she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism from Harvard College, a Saturn Award, a Grammy Award, and has received nominations in the BAFTA Awards, Emmy Award, and Hugo Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Carrie Fisher net worth is around $25 million. Before her demise, Carrie Fisher net worth fortune amounted to $25 million which is wealth that was amassed through her acting and writing career when she was alive. The Star Wars actress daughter Lourd inherited her mother’s banks accounts, image rights, luxury vehicles, personal items and even she had to receive profits from the sale of her mothers and grandmother Beverly Hills estate which was around $18 million.
5 Facts You Need To Know Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher was one of the best actresses in the world and an asset in the Star Wars Franchise. Though she had been on the screens since 1970,s here are a few things you probably don’t know about Carrie Fisher.
1. When she was filming The Empire Strikes she was battling cocaine addiction.
2. She had bipolar disorder when she was young.
3. Initially, the role of Sarah Connor in the film Terminator was offered to her, but she turned it down.
4. You know that Carrie Fisher had a French bulldog right? Well, she took it with her everywhere.
5. If you have ever heard one of Paul Simon’s song “Hearts And Bones”, then know this song is about Carrie Fisher and his relationship.
Carrie Fisher net worth would have been higher than what we have now were it not for the cruel demise that took her life away. May her soul rest in peace and am sure she will always be remembered by the Star Wars fans globally.