Susan Abigail Tomalin was born on 4 October 1946, in Jackson Heights, New York City USA, of Italian (mother) and English, Irish and Welsh (father) descent, and as Susan Sarandon is a popular and well respected actress, film producer, as well as a voice actress and activist. She is perhaps beat known for her roles in “Thelma and Louise”, and “Dead Men Walking”, the latter earning her an Academy Award (Oscar) fro Best Actress. The future cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” also drew audience attention to Susan’s abilities.
So just how rich is Susan Sarandon? According to sources, Susan Sarandon’s net worth is estimated to amount to $50 million. Undoubtedly, the main source of Susan Sarandon’s wealth is her acting career, which has spanned almost 50 years.
Susan Sarandon Net Worth $50 Million
Susan Sarandon studied at the Catholic University of America, where she met her soon-to-be husband Chris Sarandon. Together with Chris, whom she married in 1967, Susan Sarandon auditioned for roles in the drama film “Joe”, and even though Chris did not get the part, Susan was offered a major role in the movie, and made her film-acting debut in 1970 with the release of the movie. After that, Sarandon made appearances in such soap operas as “Search for Tomorrow” and “A World Apart”, films like “The Front Page” and George Roy Hills’ “The Great Waldo Pepper”. However, Susan Sarandon spent almost ten years in the movie industry before she received her first nomination for the Academy Award in 1980, but the growth of her net worth had begun, and was to increase consistently throughout her future career..
The film that earned her such an honor was athe romantic crime-drama movie “Atlantic City”. Even though she did not receive the award, Sarandon continued to act in some of the more notable roles in several movies. Sarandon’s role in the horror film “The Hunger” caused a lot of controversy, which in turn exposed her to a bigger audience. Sarandon was at the peak of her career when she starred together with Jack Nicholson in “The Witches of Eastwick”, and in 1988 joined Kevin Costner in the romantic comedy film “Bull Durham”, which grossed over $50 million at the box office, and became one of Sarandon’s most commercially successful films, which contributed significantly to her net worth.
Since then Susan Sarandon has been constantly on the lists of Academy Awards nominations, and has won three of them for her roles in “The Client”, “Lorenzo’s Oil” and “Thelma & Louise”. At the time, Sarandon has been receiving many offers to appear in various movies, which in turn contributed a lot of her net worth. Throughout her lengthy acting career, Susan Sarandon has been featured in such movies as “The Banger Sisters” with Goldie Hawn, Kevin Lima’s musical comedy film “Enchanted”, “Shall We Dance?” with Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez, and “Alfie” with Jude Law to name a few. There is no wonder that Susan’s net worth has grown steadily over the years.
Sarandon has also provided the voice to many documentary films, and more recently voiced a character in the action-adventure video game “Dishonored”.These contributed to her net worth, too.
Overall, Susan Sarandon has appeared in over 80 films and more than 40 TV films and series, plus narrating over 40 documentaries. There is certainly no doubting her abilities and popularity, and that her net worth is very well deserved
In her personal life, Susan Sarandon separated from her first husband Chris Sarandon in 1979, and from 1988 until 2009 lived with her partner Tim Robbins, who is a widely recognized American director, producer and screenwriter. Susan Sarandon also partakes heavily in liberal causes. In 1999, she was given a position as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and in 2010 was named FAO Goodwill Ambassador. Sarandon actively contributes to various campaigns, political ads and events.
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