julia roberts net worth

Julia Roberts Net Worth

Hollywood sweetheart Julia Roberts has earned a fortune through her acting career and other business endeavors. She began her career in the late 1980s, starring in such films as Mystic Pizza and Steel Magnolias. Her breakthrough came when she starred in Pretty Woman, for which she won a Golden Globe award. Since then, she’s gone on to star in numerous hit films, such as Runaway Bride, Notting Hill, and Ocean’s Eleven.

Throughout her long career in Hollywood, Julia Roberts net worth has accumulated to over $250 million.

How Much Does Julia Roberts Get Paid Per Movie?

Julia Roberts’ most remarkable paycheck was for the 2003 hit film Mona Lisa Smile, where she made an immense $25 million. She achieved a salary record of being the first female star to gain more than $20 million with her award-winning job in Erin Brockovich. Other notable paychecks were $300,000 for Pretty Woman and $3 million for her role in Valentine’s Day. That makes it about $500,000 per minute of screen time for Roberts in the movie.

Julia Roberts makes no apologies for demanding so much money per role. With her years of experience and top-notch performances in movies that have grossed hundreds of millions of dollars, Julia knows her worth and has also been upfront for equal pay in Hollywood.

What Brand Deals Does Julia Roberts Have?

Julia Roberts is currently a spokesperson for Lancôme, a French luxury cosmetics, and perfume company. She signed a groundbreaking $50 million contract with them. Julia has also appeared in commercials for brands such as Revlon, Clairol, Kmart, American Express, and much more. In addition to her brand deals, she has capitalized on her fame and starred in various ad campaigns.

Early Life

Julia Fiona Roberts was born in 1967 on the 28th in Georgia to Walter Grady Roberts and Betty Lou Bredemus. Her parents were both involved in theatrical productions for the armed forces and also ran a children’s acting school in Decatur, Georgia where Martin Luther King Jr.’s kids were pupils.

After her parents’ separation in 1972, Roberts relocated to Smyrna and later on graduated from Campbell High School. She then enrolled in some acting classes at Georgia State University but eventually moved to New York City to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She signed up with Click Modeling Agency and started taking up acting lessons as well.

Julia has an elder brother named Eric Roberts, who is also an actor and a niece Emma Roberts who is also in the entertainment industry.

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Acting Career Highlights

In the year 1988, when she was only 21 years of age, Julia Roberts made her debut in the movie ‘Satisfaction’ featuring Justine Bateman and Liam Neeson. Some of her subsequent prominent projects include appearances on the show ‘Crime Story’ (February 1987 episode), and an appearance in ‘Steel Magnolias’ (1989). This role earned her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe win for Motion Picture Best Supporting Actress.

Her career has come with numerous accolades including an Oscar, a BAFTA, three People’s Choice Awards, and a Golden Globe. She made history when she became the first actress to be featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of 50 most influential women in show business since its inception in 1992.

Her breakthrough role came with the movie ‘Pretty Woman’ (1990) opposite Richard Gere, where she played an independent sex worker. Her riveting performance resulted in her second Oscar nomination for Best Actress and another Golden Globe win for Motion Picture Best Actress (Musical or Comedy). This movie earned the highest box office sales in the United States for a romantic comedy at that time, making a whopping $463.4 million globally. Additionally, she was paid $300,000 for her role in this movie.

In 2000, Julia Roberts was featured as Erin Brockovich in ‘Erin Brockovich.’ Her stellar performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress, and the movie met with both critical and commercial success, making a whopping $256.3 million worldwide. For this film, she was paid a fee of $20 million.

Some of her notable movies include ‘Flatliners’ (1990), ‘Sleeping with the Enemy (91), ‘The Pelican Brief’ (93), ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ (97), ‘Notting Hill’ (99), ‘Ocean’s Eleven (01), ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ (04), ‘Charlie Wilson’s War (07)’Valentine’s Day (10)’, ‘Eat Pray Love (10), ‘August: Osage County (13), ‘Money Monster'(16) and ‘Wonder'(17). Her films have collectively grossed over $4 billion at the global box office, making her a movie icon.

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Production Company

Julia Roberts is the founder of Red Om Films, a production company. Her partners are Marisa Yeres Gill ad sister Lisa Roberts Gillan. She has produced some movies such as ‘Simone’ (2002), ‘Full Frontal’ (2002), and ‘America’s Sweethearts’ (2001).

Personal Life

Roberts has had a slew of high-profile romances with actors such as Liam Neeson, Jason Patric, Dylan McDermott, Kiefer Sutherland, Matthew Perry, and Dylan McDermott. In June 1993 she wed Lyle Lovett a country singer but their marriage was short-lived due to their separation in March 1995 and eventual divorce.

On the set of ‘The Mexican’ in 2000, Roberts met Daniel Moder, a cameraman and though Moder was still married to Vera Steimberg, they soon began a relationship. After his divorce was finalized, they tied the knot on July 4, 2002, in Taos New Mexico. Together they have three children.

Roberts insured her charming smile for a whopping $30 million in 2012.

Whilst Roberts is considered one of the most powerful and influential actresses in Hollywood, she has also been involved in several philanthropic activities; from supporting cancer research to participating in UNICEF’s campaigns.

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Julia Roberts Net Worth

Julia Roberts’ career has spanned over 3 decades, and she has established herself as one of the most iconic actresses in Hollywood. Her stellar performances have earned her several awards and accolades including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA. As of 2022 Julia Robert’s net worth is estimated to be around $250 million, making her one of the richest actresses in the world.

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