Diane Ladd Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Awards, Nominations, Personal Life and Family

Published Date   10th Sep. 2017, 23:15 pm
Diane Ladd Net Worth, Early Life, Career Highlights, Awards, Nominations, Personal Life and Family
Quick Info
Birth Name: Rose Diane Ladnier
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $20 million

Best known as award winning actress for Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and other television series, Diane Ladd net worth increased with her amazing performance for a number of television series and films.


Born in 1932, Diane Ladd is an American actress. She has won BAFTA Award for 1974 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore in the category of Best Supporting Actress. She also got nominated as Academy Award Best Supporting Actress for the role. Diane Ladd net worth increased even more as she won Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on television as she appeared in Alice (1980-81).

Early Life and Background

Diane Ladd was born on November 29, 1932 in Meridian, Mississippi in the United States. Her birth name is Rose Diane Ladner. She is the only child of Mary Bernadette and Preston Paul Ladner. Her mother was an actress and a housewife while her father was a veterinarian. Ladd is an American and grew up with the Roman Catholic faith.

Professional Career Highlights

Diane Ladd net worth started to rise as she joined the cast of CBS soap opera The Secret Storm in 1971. In the series, she played the role of Kitty Styles. Later, she landed a supporting role in 1974 film Chinatown. Ladd earned the role of waitress, Isabelle “Belle” Dupree, in a TV series, Alice.

She showcased her versatility by playing a flirty, aging Southern belle in an independent comedy, Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me in 1992. Further, she appeared in an episode of CBS comedy series Harts of the West.

In 2004, Ladd landed the role of psychic Mrs. Durse in miniseries Kingdom Hospital. A couple of year later, Diane Ladd net worth increased as she co-starred in Lifetime Television movie Montana Sky.

Diane Ladd first appeared in Broadway’s drama Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights in 1968. Similarly, she starred in A Texas Trilogy: Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander in 1976. Her performance in the later won her a Drama Desk Award.

Awards and Nominations

Diane Ladd net worth as an actress heightened with her grabbing a number of awards and nominations. She earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in Supporting Role through her acting as Flo in Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.

Furthermore, Diane Ladd earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting actress in television series Alice (1980). For Rambling Rose, Ladd earned Golden Globe nomination twice while she won Academy Award nomination for Wild at Heart as well.

In addition, Ladd has bagged a number of awards nominations including Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in Drama Series and Comedy Series. She has won them for Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman (1993), Grace Under Fire (1994) and Touched by an Angel (1997).

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Diane Ladd net worth grew even more when she received the Hollywood Walk of Fame along with Laura Dern and Bruce Dern on November 1, 2010. The event marks as the first time in the history when family members have received such consideration on the walk.

Personal Life, Husband and Family

Diane Ladd married actor, Bruce Dern in 1960. The couple has two daughters, Diane Elizabeth Dern, and Laura Dern. Diane Elizabeth Dern died when she was seventeen and a half months old. Laura, on the other hand, is an actress who co-starred with her mother in Wild at Heart, Rambling Rose, Inland Empire and Enlightened.

Ladd and Dern stayed married until 1969. So, Ladd is currently married to Robert Charles Hunter.

Salary and Net Worth

The actress who has appeared in over 120 movies and television series, Diane Ladd net worth increased with her astounding performance. As a result, she has successfully garnered the net worth of $20 million.

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