Sigourney Weaver Net Worth, Wiki, Husband, Daughter, Age

Published Date   12th Sep. 2017, 00:38 am
Sigourney Weaver Net Worth, Wiki, Husband, Daughter, Age
Quick Info
Birth Name: Susan Alexandra Weaver
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $50 million

Sigourney Weaver was born in an American actress and film producer known for her successful movies like Alien, Aliens, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Avatar, and so on. Sigourney Weaver net worth is known to be huge from her numerous successful movies. A general bio of Sigourney Weaver is given below.


The talented and successful Sigourney Weaver career as an actress began when she appeared in a minor role in the movie        Annie Hall. But her role in the movie Alien two years later, was the one that pushed her into a successful career. Along with her movie career, she also has had a successful career in television films and shows too. Because of being the recipient of numerous nominations and awards, Sigourney Weaver net worth is very high. An in-depth bio of Sigourney Weaver can be found on various other social media sites along with her personal and professional details.

Early Life and Education

Sigourney Weaver was born as Susan Alexandra Weaver on October 8, 1949, in Manhattan, New York City.  Her mother, Elizabeth Inglis was an actress and her father, Sylvester “Pat” Weaver was the NBC television executive and television pioneer. Her family was already involved in the entertainment industry, with also an uncle, Doodles Weaver who was a comedian and actor. Her mother was from Colchester, Essex with English ancestry and her father has English, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry. For her school level education, she attended the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut, along with The Chapin School and The Brearley School, both of which are in Manhattan. Then, she attended Sarah Lawrence College. She has a degree of B.A. in English which she earned from Stanford University in 1972. In 1974 she graduated with Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale University School of Drama.

Film career

Sigourney Weaver first movie role is a minor one in Annie Hall (1977). It was her role in the blockbuster movie Alien (1979) that pushed her into stardom. The movie’s success was so huge that she got the chance to reprise the same role in three sequels of the movie. She then got recognition all over the movie industry. Sigourney Weaver net worth is estimated to be very high as she has acted in more than 60 movies and counting throughout her career. She acquired the nickname of “the Sci-Fi Queen” for her roles in many science-fiction films like Galaxy Quest (1999), Futurama (2002), WALL-E (2008), Paul (2011), Avatar (2009), and so on. The list of all her movies can be found on her Wikipedia page and other social sites with details.

Television Career

Sigourney Weaver career is not just limited to the film industry. She has also had major success in many television films and shows. Some of her works in the television industry include Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997), Prayers for Bobby (2009), and Political Animals (2012) for all of which she has been nominated by the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie. She also portrayed the character Alexandra in the recent television miniseries The Defenders which premiered on August 2017.

Other works

Sigourney Weaver has also worked in Broadway plays and stage plays like Das Lusitania Songspiel (1980), Hurlyburly (1985), The Mercy Seat (2002), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2012-2013) and much more. She has also narrated various documentaries like The Roman Empire In The First Century (2001), Planet Earth (2006) and so on. She has also hosted two episodes of the famous American sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Net worth and Salary

Sigourney Weaver net worth is known to be very high from her successful career in the film industry. Sigourney Weaver net worth is estimated to be around $50 million dollars. Sigourney Weaver net worth is likely to increase in the upcoming years through her ongoing career as a prominent actress.

Personal Life

Sigourney Weaver is a married woman. Sigourney Weaver husband Jim Simpson and she got married on October 1, 1984. Sigourney Weaver husband is a stage director. They have one daughter. Sigourney Weaver daughter is named Charlotte Simpson. Sigourney Weaver daughter was born on April 13, 1990.

Body Measurement

Sigourney Weaver age at the current is 67. Sigourney Weaver age has not been a hindrance to her acting career as she is still a prominent actress in the American film industry. Her height is measured at 5 ft. 11½ in.

Awards and Recognition

Sigourney Weaver is a four times Academy Award nominee and seven Golden Globes nominee, out of which she has won two times. She has also been nominated three times for British Academy Film Awards and won one. Not only for the movies, but she has also earned nominations for her work on the stage including a Drama Desk Award in 1980 a Tony Award nomination in 1984. All the list of awards and nomination received by her can be found on her Wikipedia site with details.

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