If you have seen the world-famous film Taxi Driver then I am sure that you know Jodie Foster well. The actress, producer, director, and recipient of Academy Awards and several other prestigious titles Jodie Foster was born on November 19, 1962, in LA. She also has her name on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard.
Though most of her work has been amazing and memorable some of her praiseworthy work include Taxi Driver, The Accused, The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane, Sommersby, Maverick Panic Room, Orange Is The New Work, Black Mirror, and a lot more. Well, by now you must have understood what our topic of discussion is, so keep reading to know more about Jodie Foster including her net worth.
Jodie Foster’s Net Worth
The net worth of multi-talented personality Jodie Foster is a whopping $100 million according to the reports. All her work be it being in films or being behind the screens makes up her net worth. According to reports, her salary per movie has been from $5 Million to $15 Million which also adds up to her net worth. Her real estate also makes an important part of her net worth. Her real estate included a mansion which she sold in 2020 after her mother passed.
Jodie Foster Early Life
The award-winning Jodie who was named Alicia before was the youngest of all three and three brothers from their father’s earlier marriage, children of Evelyn Ella and Lucius Fisher Foster III. Even though she was born to them, she never got the chance to build a relationship with her father as her parents ended their relationship before her birth. Her mother after the separation raised the kids in LA along with her female partner. She was the one who managed her acting career as Jodie.
Foster was born as a gifted child. Because of that, she learned to read at the young age of three. She learned French which helped her in her career as she got the opportunity to work in French films and dubbing as well. She went to French language prep school. She then got the opportunity to deliver the valedictorian speech for the French division of the school. Followed by her graduation she attended the prestigious Yale University in Connecticut to study African-American literature. From her university as well, she graduated with bright colors receiving Magna Cum Laude. She also received a Doctor of Fine Arts honorary degree in 1997 and in 2018 she received Yale Undergraduate Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jodie Foster Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, she was in a relationship with a producer named Cydney Bernard and they had two sons. In 2014 she got hitched to Alexandra Hedison who is a photographer and an actress. She was under the fire of sexual orientation discussions where many publications protested against the movie The Silence Of The Lambs’ alleged homophobia and transphobia. In 2013, when she received the 70th Golden Globe Awards she talked about her coming out in her speech. She has also been the victim of stalking when she was at Yale. John Hinckley Jr, who stalked her is said to be obsessed with Foster. He tried to get in contact with her. In order to impress Foster, he even tried to assassinate then US President Ronald Regan. He was not the only stalker as she had many others. Foster even wrote about this incident and talked about it various times in interviews and otherwise because it impacted her.
Jodie Foster Career
Jodie Foster’s career started with her appearing in a TV ad at the age of three. One led to another and many more bringing her to the notice of many which also led to her getting an opportunity to get a small role in Mayberry R.F.D. a sitcom. She continued with her ad career and also appeared in more than 50 TV shows and she along with her brother became the source of income for the family. She then appeared in Disney films. But her major break happened with her feature film debut in Napoleon and Samantha.
Following this, she worked with some big names like Martin Scorsese in Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and several other movies. She experienced stardom after the acclaimed, commercially successful, and one of the best movies Taxi Driver which according to her changed her life. The film also won Palme d’Or at Cannes. The film also got her several prestigious awards for her role. Followed by this she acted in many successful and popular movies making a mark for herself in the industry. She also appeared in successful French films while being a student at Yale and produced some as well. She also added another title to her name which was of the director as she directed the episode of Tales From The Darkside. She took up the adult roles taking up some movies based on real-time cases. Her career has not been filled with bright colors but she did have her ups and downs she never gave up giving amazing performances be it as an actor, producer, or director, and has received prestigious awards, nominations, and accolades.