Catherine Blanchett is an Australian based actress as well as a theatre director, who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. She is best known for her role played as Elizabeth I of England inside Shekhar Kapur’s year 1998 film entitled Elizabeth. For her performance, she got global recognition.
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Biography & Wiki:
Catherine Blanchett was born in year 1969 to Australian based mother named June and American based father named Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr. Her mother served as a property developer as well as a teacher whereas her father has served a United States Navy petty officer and later served as an advertising executive.
Her birthplace is Melbourne district of Ivanhoe. Actually, she is known to be a middle of three kids; her elder brother worked as a computer systems engineer, whereas her younger sister has worked as a theatrical designer.
While she was of age 10, her father passed away due to heart attack, so her mother raised her family by her own. The actress’ ancestry includes some Scottish, English, and remote French origins.
Catherine Blanchett started off her career by getting initial major stage role opposite Geoffrey Rush, inside year 1992 David Mamet play entitled Oleanna dedicated for the Sydney Theatre Company. In the same year, she was too featured as Clytemnestra within a production made for Sophocles’ Electra.
After few weeks after doing rehearsals, this actress played a title role pulled out, as well as a director named Lindy Davies has cast her in the role. Moreover, her performance made as Electra turned as one of her greatest acclaimed at NIDA.
It is known that she has noted her feature film debut by a supporting role made as an Australian based nurse apprehended by the Japanese Army during World War II, inside Bruce Beresford’s movie entitled Paradise Road.
The actress’ initial lead role was played as Lucinda Leplastrier inside romantic drama by Gillian Armstrong entitled Oscar and Lucinda, opposite Ralph Fiennes. She has attained extensive acclaim due to her performance.
Already known to be an acclaimed actress, she gained a host of latest fans when she performed in Oscar-winning blockbuster series by Peter Jackson entitled The Lord of the Rings, performing a character of Galadriel in all the three films.
In year 2006, the actress was featured opposite Brad Pitt within a multi-lingual, multi-narrative collaborative drama entitled as Babel, which was directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, and attained total seven Academy Award nominations.
Recently in 2017, she was featured in the Sydney Theater Company based play entitled The Present, Andrew Upton’s adaptation of play by Anton Chekhov entitled Platonov, which was directed by John Crowley.
Awards & Achievements:
In 2014 Catherine Blanchett got nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award on account of her role played in 2013 film entitled Blue Jasmine. In her career till now, she has received total three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Gold Globes, three BAFTAs as well as one Academy Award (as supporting actress in The Aviator).
Net Worth of Cate Blanchett:
Catherine Blanchett has an estimated net worth of $95 Million. She has made most of her fortune with her career as an actress as she is a highly regarded Australian based actress and a theatre director.
The actress has landed her initial film role in year 1994 and since then she has gone on to attain great successful and productive career.
The actress has achieved dozens of awards due to her role played as Queen Elizabeth I in year 1998 movie entitled Elizabeth. From that point onwards, film roles started to pour in her resume.
Cate Blanchett is one of the very few actresses who have won so many prestigious awards due to her unique and excellent roles in films she starred in.
Her fame is high because in year 2007, she was termed as one of 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine and even known to be one of the greatest successful actresses according to Forbes magazine.