Amy Adams, popularly known today for her portrayal of Lois Lane, is a multi-awarded American theater, TV, and movie actress. She is a recipient of several accolades including two Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Her awards belt also includes multiple nominations such as her seven British Film Awards nominations and six Academy Awards nominations.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Amy’s net worth as of 2020 is around $60 million. Aside from the huge chunk, she’s earning for being an actress, she also earns money behind the camera. She serves as a producer for HBO’s Sharp Objects. Amy can also sing and recorded 7 songs for the movie The Muppets.
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Amy has been one of the frequent stars to appear in Forbes Top 100 and with her incredible talent, which her accolades can prove, it is safe to say that Amy can head towards a bigger net worth in the years to come. We’ll check some of the actress’ assets known to the public.
The Beverly House
Purchased back in 2008, this $3.2 million house is located at a cul-de-sac in the lower Benedict Canyon area. The property is around 4,300 square feet and houses 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a fireplace, a patio, a custom walk-in closet, a gated swimming pool, and a great view of the Pacific Ocean.
Her Audi Q5
We never had too much info about every car in her garage, but one vehicle she owns we’re sure of is a black Audi Q5. The car’s price on the market is estimated at around $80,000.
Born on August 20, 1974, in Vicenza, Italy, Amy Lou Adams is the daughter of Kathryn and Richard Adams. She is the middle of 7 children. Her parents were both American, however, Amy was born in Italy when his father was stationed there with the United States army.
After being in the army, her father became a professional singer in restaurants and clubs. “He sang for the USO and after we moved to Colorado, he sang professionally in restaurants. One of my fondest memories of childhood was going to these places to see him sing and sitting in the bar drinking Shirley Temples.”
Their family was surviving when it comes to its financial aspects. They would perform skits normally written by their parents. Unfortunately, her parents divorced in 1985. She and her siblings went with their mother and her father remarried.
Amy was not that academically inclined during her younger years; however, she is so much interested in arts and was also included in the school choir for Douglas County High School. Adams also show her passion by competing in gymnastics and track. She discovered her interest in becoming a ballerina and got trained by the David Taylor Dance Company. She never liked high school and after graduation, she and her mom moved to Georgia. Amy never went to college and regretted that in the later years.
Before the Big Break
She continued her passion for the arts by performing in musical theaters. Following that, she also worked at Hooters with her older sister, donning those body-fitted outfits, back when she’s still 18. “I was a hostess at first and then I waited tables for a while and it was a great way to earn money for a car!”.
Who is Darren Le Gallo?
Amy and Darren met at an acting class way back 2001. She told Vanity Fair: “I had another boyfriend, and Darren was dating some girl I did scenes with him, and I liked him and thought he was really sweet.” The two began dating a year after they collaborated on Pennies (2006).
They got engaged in 2008 but they didn’t get married soon after that. It was in 2015 when the couple finally tied the knot at a private wedding held in Santa Barbara, California. During their engagement years, they were blessed with a daughter whom they named Aviana Olea.
Amy told The Times: “We always had the commitment, but now he’s stuck with me and I can really act out. I’m kidding. The truth is, I feel a stronger sense of family, a bigger sense of permanence, which is a nice thing for me.”
Movies and Quotes
According to IMDB, Adams had a total of 64 acting credits under her belt. Considering her long list of accolades, we can expect a lot more projects for her. In the meantime, let see some of the most memorable roles she portrayed.
Released in 2005, the drama-comedy picture is acclaimed by many critics not only for its pleasant story but also because of its great cast. Her character is an expecting mother who has a beautiful heart. Even though Amy didn’t play a big part here, she still got her first Academy Awards nomination for it.
“I wonder what she looks like. I bet she’s skinny. She probably is. She’s skinnier than me and prettier too. Now I’ll hate her. Oh, I can’t wait!” – Ashley
Probably one of the most unforgotten Disney films ever made. A perfect blend of animation and live-action, this 2007 fantasy-comedy-musical film follows the story of Princess Giselle and her banishment from the fantasy world by her lover’s stepmother. In the real world, she then met a lawyer and found true love in the most unexpected place for her.
Here’s the film’s director take on casting Amy: “I wanted someone we hadn’t seen before. Once Disney saw Amy’s audition tape, I didn’t have to do a lot of convincing. It was so obvious that she was our princess.”
American Hustle: Sydney Prosser
Another role, another Oscar nomination. This 2013 crime-drama showcases some of today’s biggest talents such as Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, and Jennifer Lawrence. Inspired by real-life events, American Hustle follows the story of the FBI’s Abscam Operation that occurred within the 70s and 80s. Amy provides such convincing, sexy, and magnetic performance to her character which earned her the attention of the critics for this picture.
“You’re nothing to me until you’re everything.” – Sydney
Nocturnal Animals: Susan Morrow
Given Director Tom Ford’s fashion background, we can all expect that this 2016 neo-noir thriller would be as stylish as it gets. Aside from that, with the help Amy’s performance, audiences can see the perspective of the story from her side. Providing enough guilt, tension, sorrow, and enigmatic beauty, we can’t really determine which side we will be on.
“Do you ever feel like your life has turned into something you never intended?” – Susan
The Fighter: Charlene
Released in 2010, this sport biographical drama gave Amy her 3rd Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. The movie follows the real-life story of Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, half-brothers, and their struggle to get that championship belt. Amy once again delivered a solid, beautiful, and sincere portrayal of her character which was obviously notated by many award-giving bodies.
“Don’t call me a skank. I’ll rip the nasty hair right outta ya f*ckin head!” – Charlene
Arrival: Louise Banks
You see Denis Villeneuve as the film’s director, then you should be in for something good. And that’s what this 2016 Sci-Fi thriller brought us. A new breed of the alien encounter without the excessive fire powers but instead, a way to question and discover this new dimension presented in front of us. Amy’s acting is just so focused and deep that whenever she’s on-screen, it’s pretty much impossible to blink for a second.
“Despite knowing the journey… and where it leads… I embrace it… and I welcome every moment of it.” – Louise
Before we finally end the article, we’d like you to have to points to ponder coming from Amy: “Perfect isn’t normal, nor is it interesting. I have no features without makeup. I am pale. I have blond lashes. You could just paint my face – it’s like a blank canvas. It can be great for what I do.”
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