Laura Dern Net Worth

February 18, 2023
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Laura Elizabeth Dern was born on 10 February 1967, in Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actress best known for her Academy Award-nominated performance in the film “Rambling Rose”. She’s also been a part of films such as “Wild”, “Jurassic Park”, “I Am Sam” and “The Fault in Our Stars”. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Laura Dern? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $12 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. Aside from films, she’s been part of numerous television shows and has had her share of awards there as well. She’s also tried her hand at producing and directing. As she continues her career, her wealth will likely increase.

Laura Dern Net Worth $12 million

Laura is the son of actor Bruce Dern and actress Diana Ladd. She began appearing in films early, making her film debut as a cameo in “White Lightning”. She also made an appearance in “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”. In 1982, Dern became the youngest winner of Miss Golden Globe for “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains”. Her net worth had been started.

In 1984 Laura started working with acting coach Sandra Seacat, whom she later regards as one of the reasons for her success. She started becoming a part of several films in 1985, and got critical acclaim for her performances in “Blue Velvet”, “Mask” and “Wild at Heart”. In 1992, she appeared with her mother in the film “Rambling Rose” and they both got nominated for an Academy Award. She was then cast to become part of the Steven Spielberg film “Jurassic Park”, and then a part of Clint Eastwood’s “A Perfect World”. In 1996, she starred in “Citizen Ruth” and then worked in Jodie Foster’s “The Baby Dance”. In 2000, Dern had a role in the comedy “Dr. T & the Women”, and then a minor role in “Jurassic Park III”. She was then cast in “I Am Sam”, “Happy Endings” and “Lonely Hearts”. Her net worth was rising steadily.
In 2007, Laura made her directorial debut with the comedy “Year of the Dog”. She also continued acting, appearing in “Recount” with a performance which won a Golden Globe Award. She then appeared in 2010’s “Little Fockers” as a school principal who dated Owen Wilson’s character, followed by “Afterburn” which won her another Golden Globe Award. She also displayed her talents in the independent film industry, having appeared in several films, garnering multiple awards. After appearing in the television series “Enlightened” and the film “The Master”, her most recent project would be “Star Wars: Episode VIII”, set for release in 2017.

For her personal life, Laura has been linked with numerous actors including Nicolas Cage, Jeff Goldblum, and Billy Bob Thornton, but she dated musician Ben Harper from 2000 and they married in 2005. They have two children and Ben also has two children from a previous marriage. In 2010 they both filed for divorce, finalizing it in 2013. Aside from these, she also showed support for Barack Obama during her speech at the “66th Golden Globe Awards”. Dern is also very active and supports many charities such as Healthy Child Healthy World, which aims to raise awareness on toxic substances that can affect children.

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