Holly Hunter Net Worth,Wiki, Early Life, Background, Acting, Producing, Awards, Relationship and Personal Life

Published Date   18th Oct. 2017, 23:28 pm
Holly Hunter Net Worth,Wiki, Early Life, Background, Acting, Producing, Awards, Relationship and Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name: Holly P. Hunter
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $14 million
Qualification: Degree in Drama-Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh

American actress and producer, Holly Hunter net worth skyrocketed as she became awards winning actress known best for her performance in 1993 film The Piano.


Born in 1958, Holly Hunter has won a number of awards including BAFTA Award, Golden Globe, Academy Award and AACTA award for best actress. Holly Hunter net worth increased with her remarkable performances in The Piano, The Film. Thirteen and Roee vs. Wade. For all of the movies, she has earned Academy Award and Emmy Award nominations for more than 7 times.

Early Life and Background

Holly Hunter was born on March 20, 1958 in Conyers, Georgia. She was born to housewife mother Opal Marguerite and farmer father Charles Edwin Hunter.

Hunter attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh from where she earned a degree in drama. She started acting in theatre scenes at City Theatre soon afterwards. Later, she moved to New York City where she encountered playwright Beth Henley. Consequently, Holly Hunter net worth increased as she landed a role in Henley’s plays Crimes of the Heart and Off Broadway’s The Miss Firecracker Contest.

Acting Career and Awards

Holly Hunter net worth began to rise with her establishing as an actress in big screen. She made her debut in film with 1981 horror The Burning. The following year, she moved to Los Angeles and appeared in TV movie Swing Shift as supporting actress.

Hunter appeared in a number of movies in supporting roles until 1987 when she landed a starring role in Raising Arizona. Holly Hunter net worth increased as she got into limelight as critically acclaimed Academy Award nominee for Broadcast News.

Soon, she appeared in a number of movies which continued her success. Some of her popular movies are made for TV docudrama Roe Vs. Wade, Once Around, The Firm and The Piano. She earned Best Actress Award for The Piano.

Apart from lead role, she later also landed in small roles in County War and When Billie Beat Bobby. These roles further established her as a versatile actress. Moreover, she has narrated Eco Challenge New Zealand.

Later, she returned to film with 2002 drama Moonlight Mile and Levity. The following year, she earned Academy and Golden Globe nominations for her performance as mother in Thirteen. Additionally, she has voiced in Disney Infinity video games series as well as The Incredibles.

Later Career as Producer and Awards

The amazing actress later turned into executive producer. In addition, she starred in drama Saving Grace through her position as producer. For her strong performance, she received a Golden Globe nomination along with 2 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and one Emmy Award nomination.

Hunter received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008 and Women in Film Lucy Award in 2009. She made the most recent appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in which she portrayed Senator Finch.

Personal Life and Relationships

Hunter endured mumps in her childhood which led deafness in her left ear. As a result, the filmmakers had to alter some scenes to adjust her hearing with right ear alone.

Holly Hunter married a cinematographer Janusz Kaminski in 1995; however, they broke off their marriage in 2001. Since then, she has been in relationship with actor Gordon MacDonald whom she met in San Jose Repertory Theatre’s production of By the Bog of Cats.

In 2006, news came up stating that Hunter gave birth to MacDonald and Hunter’s twin sons. They are Claude and Press.

Salary and Net Worth

One of the astounding actresses, Holly Hunter net worth is $14 million with estimated salary of 145 thousand USD. Hunter has not only garnered huge net worth but also earned fame through her strong performance consequently earning 25 awards and 61 nominations.

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