Sigourney Weaver's Net Worth Is $40 Million
Over the last thirty years, Sigourney has developed an acting career that has earned her a total of $40 million in net worth. Born on October 8, 1949, she grew up in New York City. Her first roles were in films like Alien, Ghostbusters and the Queen of Spain. She was in The Year of Living Dangerously in 1982 and Working Girl in 1988.
In addition, she recently had a role in 2009's hit film, Avatar. Altogether, she has had three Academy Award nominations and received several Golden Globe awards. Due to an impressive number of roles in science fiction films, Sigourney Weaver has been given the title of the Sci-Fi Queen. In addition to working as an actress, she is the owner of Goat Kay Productions. She received a degree from Stanford University and went on to study at Yale University.
She was temporarily engaged to Aaron Latham in 1967. In 1984, she married Jim Simpson and the couple had a daughter in 1990. Outside of work, she is an activist in the environmental movement and is an honorary chairman of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. She has also hosted events such as a 2008 gala for the non-profit, Trickle Up. This program works to alleviate poverty for women and individuals who are disabled.