Helena Bonham Carter Net Worth $35 million
Helena Bonham Carter salary $1,500,000
Helena Bonham Carter Net Worth: How rich is Helena Bonham Carter? & How much money is Helena Bonham Carter worth? Time to find out!
Helena Bonham Carter is an English actress and her current net worth is $35 million.
Born in Islington, London, she is the youngest of three children of Raymond Bonham Carter, a British political family, and Elena, a psychotherapist.
Together with her two brothers, they came to Golders Green where she attended South Hampstead High School. Then she completed her A-levels at Westminster School.
The King’s College, Cambridge denied her admission afraid that she would leave during the course to pursue her acting career.
She has no formal acting training but still entered the film industry by winning a national writing contest. Then she used the money she won to pay for her entry into the actor’s Spotlight directory.
At 16 years old she made her professional acting debut in a television commercial as well as in a minor TV film.
Her first leading role in Lady Jane, as Lady Grey with mixed reviews from critics. However, her breakthrough came after A Room with a View premiered.
She also appeared in episodes of Miami Vice, as well as in The Vision, A Hazard of Hearts and Getting It Right.
The actress’ early films led to her being typecast as a “corset queen”, and “English rose”because she played pre- and early 20th century characters.
How did Helena Bonham Carter get famous?
Her fame increased drastically after her performance in The Wings of the Dove, a highly acclaimed film internationally. The role earned her first Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations.
Since then she expanded her portfolio with roles in films such as Fight Club, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride, Big Fish, Sweeney Todd, among others.
How does Helena Bonham Carter make money?
Apart from her acting career, she has designed her own fashion line, The Pantaloonies, in collaboration with designer Samantha Sage.
The first collection, called Bloomin’ Bloomers, a Victorian-style selection of camisoles, mob caps, and bloomers.
She has also starred in Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix, where she accidentally ruptured the eardrum of Matthew Lewis when she stuck her want in his ear.
For her work in the film industry, she has won many awards like a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Actress.
She has also starred in the fourth Terminator film, Terminator Salvation.
Helena is famous for her roles in low-budget arthouse and independent films to large-scale Hollywood productions.
She became a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2012 New Year Honours list of services to drama.
The British prime minister, David Cameron, announced that she had been appointed to Britain’s new national Holocaust Commission.