Blythe Danner Net Worth

April 20, 2023
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Blythe Danner attends 28th Annual Citymeals-on-Wheels Power Lunch For Women at The Plaza Hotel on November 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Blythe Katherine Danner was born on 3rd February, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA of Irish and English descent. She is an actress, the winner of two Primetime Emmy Awards as well as two Tony Awards. The film director, Jake Paltrow and the actress, Gwyneth Paltrow are her children. Blythe Danner has been active in the industry since 1965.

How rich is the actress who has spent decades acting on the stage of theatre, cinema and television? Currently, her net worth stands at $45 million. It is important to mention the fact that it has been rising steadily as it was only $23 million in 2011. Concerning her specific income, among other earnings she received a salary of $3.75 million for her role in the film “The X-Files” (1998), almost $2 million for the role in “Meet the Fockers” (2004).


Blythe Danner Net Worth $45 Million

Firstly, as an actress she debuted on the theatre stage in the play “The Glass Menagerie” (1965) by Tennessee Williams. Soon after that she won her first Tony Award which was received for her role in the play “The Miser” (1968). Another Tony Awards for the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play Blythe Danner won for her role in “Butterflies Are Free” (1970). During her entire career she has appeared in more than 20 off-Broadway plays and in more than 10 on Broadway, which have undoubtedly increased her wealth and popularity.

Secondly, as a feature film actress Blythe Danner has landed more than 40 roles, so far. The most successful role she created was starring in the thriller film “Futureworld” (1976) directed by Richard T. Heffron in which she appeared alongside Peter Fonda, and for which she won the Saturn Award as the Best Actress for the role of Tracy Ballard. More, she received a nomination for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award as the Favourite Supporting Actress for her role in the comedy film “Meet the Parents” (2000) directed by Jay Roach. Another nomination for the Satellite Award as the Best Supporting Actress she got for her appearance in the film “The Last Kiss” (2006) directed by Gabriele Muccino. Currently, she is working on her role in the upcoming film “Tumbledown” directed by Sean Mewshaw.

Thirdly, her career on television includes more than 25 roles in films and four lead roles in series, not to mention her appearances in various series’ episodes. Danner received a nomination for the Emmy as the lead actress in “Will & Grace” (2001 – 2006) and won the Emmy Award for her role in the series “Huff” (2004 – 2006). In addition to this, nominations for two Emmy and Golden Globe Awards she received for her roles in television films “We Were the Mulvaneys” (2002) and “Back When We Were Grownups” (2004).

Finally, in addition to being a recognized actress she is a devoted wife. In 1969, she married television/film director and producer Bruce Paltrow. The family has two children. They lived happily until his death (oral cancer complications) in 2002. Currently, she puts in lots of effort to help The Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer Fund which is managed by the Oral Cancer Foundation.

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