Jessica Chastain Net Worth $12 million
Jessica Chastain salary $2,000,000
Jessica Chastain Net Worth: How rich is Jessica Chastain? & How much money is Jessica Chastain worth? Time to find out!
Jessica Chastain is an American actress and producer, and her current net worth is $12 million.
Born in California, her parents had her at a very young age. Her mother and her stepfather raised her. She has two sisters and two brothers and doesn’t like to discuss her family background.
After watching Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with her grandmother, she developed an interest for acting. She used to put on shows with her friends at a young age. While in El Camino Fundamental High School in Sacramento, she felt like a misfit and found an escape in the arts.
Jessica graduated later with an adult diploma and attended Sacramento City College.
In 1998, she made her debut on stage as Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet by TheatreWorks. Subsequently, she earned an audition for the Julliard School in New York City with a scholarship funded by Robin Williams.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003. Shortly after, she moved to Los Angeles and started auditioning.
How did Jessica Chastain get famous?
In the beginning, Jessica appeared in small television roles in shows like Veronica Mars and Law & Order Trial by Jury.
Next, she came to the stage and worked with Michelle Williams and Al Pacino, before making her film debut in 2008.
In 2011 she had six releases, including Take Shelter, screened at Sundance Film Festival that year. Although filmed in 2008, The Tree of Life came out in 2011. She starred next to Brad Pitt in this experimental drama by Terrance Mailck.
How does Jessica Chastain make money?
Her biggest success of that year, The Help, made $216 million at the box office. She earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role that year.
The next year, she voiced a character in the animated comedy Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. The movie went on to grossing $747 million worldwide.
She dropped out of making Oblivion and Iron Man 3 to make her Broadway debut in The Heiress.
For her role in the thriller Zero Dark Thirty about capturing Osama bin Laden, she earned another Academy Award nomination. For the same role, she won a Golden Globe.
Jessica’s biggest live action movie to date, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, made $675 million worldwide.
Her next big role took part in the same genre with Ridley Scott’s The Martian. This one also earned over $600 million at the box office.
In November 2017, she will star in Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut.