Published Date   29th Dec. 2016, 16:51 pm  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  08:05 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Carrie Frances Fisher
Date of Birth: 21/10/1956
Age: 65 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $ 25 million (Reports: Go Banking rates)
Qualification: High School Undergraduate (Incomplete)

Carrie Fisher age was merely 60 years when she succumbed to a heart attack on a flight from Los Angeles to London. The extremely famous humorist, actress, writer, and producer were known best for her role in Star Wars film series as Princess Leia.


Carrie Fisher was also known for being the daughter of the famous singer Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Her mother Debbie, died a day after her death, reportedly unable to take the pain of having her daughter pass away. Carrie Fisher movies and her outspoken attitude will surely be missed immensely by her fans.


Carrie Fisher was born on the 21st of October, 1956 to famous parents Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher. She was a personality of mixed ethnicity. Her parents divorced when she was merely two years of age.

Early Life and Education

Carrie Fisher was a bookworm as a child and hid herself in books. She was enrolled in the Beverly Hills High School for her education. Carrie Fisher age was merely 15 when she appeared as a debutante and singer in Irene’s Broadway revival. She never graduated from high school and was later enrolled in the London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. She was also enrolled in the Sarah Lawrence College but could not complete her education there.

Career and Net Worth

Carrie Fisher net worth is a whopping 25 million dollars as per the reports from Go banking rates. However, other sources has reported it to be $ 5 million. Carrie Fisher age of 60 and her work in the film industry for this many years, has made Carrie Fisher net-worth a great deal.

Carrie Fisher career started off with the film ‘Shampoo’. She is also known for her work in ‘The Blues Brothers’ as well as ‘Hannah and Her Sister’s’ on 1989, she appeared in ‘The burbs’ and ‘When Harry Met Sally’. Her best role to date, however, has to be her appearance as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise.

Carrie Fisher movies are extremely popular, however, she has also been known for her novels. Carrie Fisher bio-novels like ‘Postcards’ from the Edge and ‘Wishful Drinking’ is hugely popular among fans. She also worked as a script doctor and worked on the screenplay of other people. She is also known for her public exposure about the issues she had with drinking.

Personal Life, Spouse, and Boyfriend

Apart from the details of her career, Carrie Fisher’s personal life details are of interest to the general public. Carrie Fisher bio states that she dated musician Paul Simon from 1977 to 1983. The couple met on the set of Star Wars and started their romance. She briefly got engaged to Canadian actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd, but she later moved on again with Paul Simon. Simon and Carrie got married in the year 1983. They were together till 1984 and even dated briefly after their divorce. Simon’s song named Hearts and Bones, describes the relationship he has had with Carrie.

After her split with Simon, Carrie Fisher started dating talent agent Bryan Lourd. The couple had a daughter named Billie Catherine Lourd who was born on the 17th of July, 1992. Carrie Fisher age was 36 when she gave birth to her only child. While Carrie referred to Bryan as her second husband, they were never legally married.

Carrie Fisher boyfriend was Harrison Ford for three months. She revealed that she dated Ford for three months during the filming of Star Wards. She has also had a close relationship with James Blunt, which she does not reveal to be sexual.

Also a spokesperson for Jenny Craig weight loss television ads, she suffered from Bipolar Disorder and drug use too. She publicly discussed the details of her cocaine and prescription medication because of her struggle with bipolar disorder.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Carrie Fisher was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress and the same category for the President’s Award for her role in Star Wars. She got Best Actress nominations from the Saturn award for her work in Star Wars too. She was also nominated for American Comedy Award for her role in When Harry Met Sally and has been nominated for BAFTA as well as the Emmy Awards. Harvard College gave her its Annual Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism for her outspokenness about mental sickness and addiction.

Carrie Fisher dog is named Gary. Gary is a French Bulldog that Carrie absolutely loved. She brought the dog to numerous appearances and interviews.


Carrie Fisher was on a United Airlines flight from London and went into cardiac arrest 15 minutes before her plane landed. A passenger, seated near her, noted that she had stopped breathing. After being taken into the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, she was placed on a ventilator but never regained consciousness and died on the 27th of December. Carrie Fisher age was 60 when she passed away. Fans all around the world have paid tribute to her and her role in the entertainment business.

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