Fairuza Balk Net Worth

Fairuza Balk Net Worth is
$3 Million

Fairuza Balk Biography

Fairuza Balk was born as Fairuza Alejandra Feldthouse on the 21st May 1974, in Point Reyes, California, USA, and has mixed heritage – from her father`s side as Romani and Cherokee, and from her mothers, Irish and French. She is probably best known for being an actress who has appeared in a number of roles in TV and film titles, including the role of Dorothy Gale in “Return To Oz” (1985), as Shade in “Gas Food Lodging” (1992), and for playing Nancy Downs in “The Craft” (1996). She has also starred in “Murder In The Heartland” (1993), and “Masters Of Horror” (2006). Her career has been active since 1983.

Have you ever wondered how rich Fairuza Balk is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Balk’s net worth is equal to $3 million, which has been accumulated through her successful involvement in the entertainment industry.

Fairuza Balk Net Worth $3 Million

Fairuza Balk is the daughter of Solomon Feldthouse, who worked as a traveling musician and was one of the founding members of the band Kaleidoscope, and Cathryn Falk, who was a belly dancer. When she was a baby, her parents divorced, and she was raised by her mother in San Francisco, California. Later, they moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where her career started.

Fairuza`s career began when she was only six years old, but until 1983, she didn`t make official screen appearances. That year, she was cast as Bet Bradley in the TV film “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”, starring Loretta Swit. Two years later, she featured as Dorothy in the film “Return To Oz”, and the same year she also appeared in the film “Deceptions”. By the end of the 1980s, Fairuzahad shown her acting skills in “The Worst Witch” (1986), “The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick” (1988), and “Valmont” (1989), among others, all of which added to her net worth.

In the 1990s, Fairuza emerged as a young and talented actress, which only helped her acquire new roles, first as Stacey in the film “Deadly Intentions… Again?” in 1991, with such actors as Harry Hamlin and Joanna Kerns, andthe following year she appeared in the film “Gas, Food Lodging” with James Brolin, and Brooke Adams. In 1996 she starred in the lead role in the film “The Craft”, alongside Neve Campbell and Robin Tunney, which increased her net worth to a large degree. By the end of the 1990s, she had appeared in several other notable roles, including that of Mona in the film “Life In The Fast Lane” (1998), and Stacey in the film “American History X” (1998), among others, all of which added to her net worth.

Balk continued acting successfully in the early 2000s, appearing in the films “Red Letters”, “Almost Famous”, in 2000, and two years later she featured in the films “Personal Velocity”, and “Deuces Wild”. In 2005 she appeared in a brief role in the film “Don`t Come Knocking”, and the same year she had a supporting role in the film “A Year And A Day”, alongside Edoardo Ballerini. To speak further of her accomplishments, Fairuza`s net worth increased from her appearances in such films as “Humboldt County” (2008), “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” (2009), “Dose of Reality” (2013), and most recently she was selected for the role of Ginger in the TV series “Ray Donovan”. She will also appear in the film “August Falls”, which is currently in post-production; however, the release date is yet to be determined.

Thanks to her skills, Fairuza has received several prestigious nominations and awards, including the Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Female Lead for her work on the film “Gas, Food Lodging”, among others. Speaking about Fairuza Balk’s personal life, little is known in the media about it as she is very discreet, just information that she enjoys playing the guitar and piano in her spare time.

Full NameFairuza Balk
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthMay 21, 1974
Place Of BirthPoint Reyes, California, USA
Height5' 3" (1.6 m)
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
ParentsSolomon Feldthouse, Cathryn Balk
AwardsMTV Movie Award for Best Fight, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Drama/Romance
MoviesThe Craft, The Waterboy, Return to Oz, American History X, The Island of Dr. Moreau, Almost Famous, Valmont, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Gas Food Lodging, The Worst Witch, Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, Don't Come Knocking, Deuces Wild, Imaginary Crimes, Things to Do in Denver Whe...
TV ShowsMurder in the Heartland
1She often plays supernatural characters or are somehow involved with the supernatural
2Husky voice
3Petite figure
4Large icy blue eyes
5Dark hair and pale skin
1I got beat up in Texas because my bootlaces were the wrong color.
2I want love, because love is the best feeling in the whole world.
3I'm beginning to get pigeonholed as the girl who plays the crazies and weirdoes - and that's not the entirety of who I am. Hopefully, the whole point of being in this profession is that you change into anyone you want to be.
1Owns several cats.
2Ranked #88 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
3Loves to read, and her favorite authors are William S. Burroughs, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Carl Jung, Isabel Allende, Mikhail A. Bulgakov, Ernest Hemingway and Honoré de Balzac.
4Enjoys listening to punk rock, plays guitar and plays piano.
5Parents are Solomon Feldthouse and Cathryn Falk.
6A 2002 Internet poll confirmed that fans' favorite movie she did was The Craft (1996).
7While her first name is Persian, Fairuza herself is not of Persian descent. Fairuza's paternal grandparents were David Stanley Scaff and Mary Lorraine Cole. Fairuza's maternal grandfather, Frederick Franklin Balk, was of German descent, while Fairuza's maternal grandmother, Lavergne Leone White, had English ancestry.
8Has a triangle-shaped tattoo on her shoulder because the soldiers of the Nazi regime branded the symbol on the Romany in concentration camps. This is her way of paying respect to her culture and remembering the suffering her ancestors endured.
9Has nine tattoos and a nose ring.
10She once fully owned her own Occult Craft shop in California called Panpipes. In 2001, she sold 50% of the business to a co-owner. Later, she sold her remaining share of the store to the current owners.
11Born at 3:00am-PDT
12Once appeared as a vampire in a music video by ZZ Top.
13When she was born, her father took one look at her eyes and exclaimed "Firuze!" which is Farsi for "turquoise".


Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead1995Lucinda
ZZ Top: Breakaway1994TV ShortVampire Girl
Imaginary Crimes1994Sonya Weiler
Murder in the Heartland1993TV Mini-SeriesCaril Ann Fugate
The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story1992TV MovieLisa
Shame1992TV MovieLizzie Curtis
Gas, Food Lodging1992Shade
Deadly Intentions... Again?1991TV MovieStacey
The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick1988Celia Brzjinski
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story1987TV MovieBarbara - age 12 (part 1)
The Worst Witch1986TV MovieMildred Hubble
Return to Oz1985Dorothy
Deceptions1985TV MoviePenny Roberts
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever1983TV MovieBeth Bradley
August Falls2017Anna Ellison
Ray Donovan2015TV SeriesGinger
Battle Scars2015/IRifka
Dose of Reality2013Rose
Shit Year2010Message Voice (voice)
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans2009Heidi
Grindstone Road2008Hannah
Humboldt County2008Bogart
Masters of Horror2006TV SeriesStacia
Orpheus2006TV MovieKaren
Wild Tigers I Have Known2006Logan's Mom
A Year and a Day2005Lola
Don't Come Knocking2005Amber
What Is It?2005Screaming Snail / Insect / Monkey Girl (voice)
Lords of EverQuest2003Video GameLady T'Lak (voice)
Justice League2003TV SeriesPenny Dee
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City2002Video GameMercedes Cortez (voice)
Deuces Wild2002Annie
Personal Velocity2002Paula
Almost Famous2000Sapphire
Red Letters2000Gretchen Van Buren
Family Guy1999-2000TV SeriesConnie D'Amico
The Waterboy1998Vicki Vallencourt
American History X1998Stacey
Life in the Fast Lane1998Mona
The Maker1997Bella Sotto
American Perfekt1997Alice Thomas
The Island of Dr. Moreau1996Aissa
The Craft1996Nancy Downs
Shadow of a Doubt1995TV MovieAngel Harwell


Humboldt County2008performer: "I Want You To Be My Baby"


Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau2014Documentary special thanks
Cupcake2010/IShort special thanks
Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away2007Documentary dedicatee
Fairuza Returns to Oz1999Video documentary special thanks - as Ms. Fairuza Balk


Remembering Return to Oz2017Documentary filmingHerself
Hollywood Medium2016TV SeriesHerself
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau2014DocumentaryHerself - Actress
Beyond Clueless2014DocumentaryHerself - Narrator
The Haunting Of2013TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2011-2012TV Series documentaryHerself
Blood Into Wine2010DocumentaryHerself
The Heart Is a Drum Machine2009DocumentaryHerself
Personal Velocity: Creating 'Personal Velocity'2003Video documentary shortHerself
Personal Velocity: In Conversation Rebecca, Parker, Fairuza, and Kyra2003Video documentary shortHerself
Film Trix 20022002Documentary shortHerself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Conjuring 'The Craft'2000Video documentary shortHerself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself
Fairuza Returns to Oz1999Video documentaryHerself (interview)
1997 MTV Movie Awards1997TV Special documentaryHerself
The Witching Hour1996TV Short documentaryHerself
The Whimsical World of Oz1985TV Movie documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Moby: Play - The DVD2001VideoMoby's Love (uncredited)
The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue1985Video shortDorothy

Won Awards

2001OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest EnsembleAlmost Famous (2000)
1997MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest FightThe Craft (1996)
1994Enzian AwardFlorida Film FestivalFor artistic achievement.
1993Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadGas, Food Lodging (1992)

Nominated Awards

2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Supporting Actress - Drama/RomanceAlmost Famous (2000)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion PictureAlmost Famous (2000)
1997Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting ActressThe Craft (1996)
1993CableACECableACE AwardsSupporting Actress in a Movie or MiniseriesShame (1992)
1986Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorReturn to Oz (1985)
1986Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Starring Performance by a Young Actress - Motion PictureReturn to Oz (1985)

Known for movies

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