Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

Overview: Biography, Net Worth and Movies

Jennifer Connelly, born December 12, 1970, is an American actress whose career has spanned over four decades, showcasing an unparalleled versatility and depth. From childhood modeling to critically acclaimed performances, Connelly has captivated audiences with her nuanced portrayals and undeniable screen presence. Jennifer Connelly journey began in Brooklyn, New York, where she started modeling at a young age. Her undeniable talent soon brought her to the world of acting, landing her first film role in 1982’s “Once Upon a Time in America.” Throughout the 80s and 90s, she showcased her range in diverse projects like the fantasy film “Labyrinth” (1986). The dark comedy “Heathers” (1988) and the neo-noir crime drama “Mulholland Falls” (1996).

However, it was the new millennium that truly marked Connelly’s ascent to stardom. Ellen Burstyn’s portrayal of the drug-addict Marion Silver in Darren Aronofsky’s “Requiem for a Dream” (2000). Blew audiences away, instantly establishing her as a powerhouse performer. This was followed by a string of critically lauded roles. Iincluding her Oscar-winning turn as Alicia Nash in Ron Howard’s “A Beautiful Mind” (2001). And her captivating portrayal of Kathy Lutz in James Wan’s “The Conjuring” (2013).

BornDecember 12, 1970
Height5’7″ (1.70 m)
Marital StatusMarried to Paul Bettany
ChildrenStellan Bettany, Kai Connelly, Stellan Bettany
ParentsEileen Connelly (Mother)

Jennifer Connelly Net Worth and Earnings

Jennifer Connelly has amassed an impressive net worth estimated to be around $50 million. Her career has spanned over four decades, with notable paychecks from films like “A Beautiful Mind” ($7 million). “Hulk” ($10 million), and most recently, “Top Gun: Maverick” ($15 million). These, alongside numerous other roles and lucrative endorsement deals, contribute to her well-deserved financial success.

Jennifer Connelly Earnings From Movies

MovieYearEarnings
A Beautiful Mind2001$7 million
Hulk2003$10 million
Blood Diamond2006$12 million
Creation2009$8 million
Top Gun: Maverick2022$15 million

Jennifer Connelly Awards

AwardYearMovie
Academy Award2002A Beautiful Mind
Golden Globe Award2002A Beautiful Mind
BAFTA Award2002A Beautiful Mind
Screen Actors Guild Award2002A Beautiful Mind
Independent Spirit Award2001Requiem for a Dream