Cameron Diaz is not a new name in the entertainment industry. She is a worldwide popular figure that right about anyone can recognize. She has starred in some of the most popular movies and television series of our times such as Charlie’s Angels, The Mask, My Best Friend’s Wedding, as well as There‘s Something About Mary. She is not only popular for her acting skills but also for her modelling career. Cameron Diaz current net worth is about $120 million.
Cameron Diaz Net Worth - $120 million
Birth Name - Cameron Michelle Diaz
Date of birth - August 30, 1972
Zodiac Sign - Virgo
Birth Place - San Diego, California, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5' 9"
Profession - Actress, Producer, and Former Fashion Model
Her early life was simple. She was born in California, August 1972 to Emilio Luis Diaz and Billy Joan. She has one elder sister, Chimene. As a teen, she graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic, the class of 1990. She started cashing in money as early as at the age of 16. This was after she signed up with Elite Model Management and it is at this point in life that her fortune started to grow. She worked as a photo model and walked the catwalk for fashion giants such as Calvin Kelien, Levi's and also shot a commercial for Coca Cola. She went around the world and the exposure opened doors to more opportunities that led to the growth of her fortune.
Though she is a well refined actress, her career in acting was more by chance. She had not planned to venture into the acting career. In the year 1994, she decided to audition for an acting role even though she knew she had no experience. Amazingly, she won the auditions and took the key role of the female lead in the movie, The Mask. This movie grossed $343.9 million of revenue. Since that time, she has played the lead role in several other movies. My Best Friend’s Wedding grossed $299 million where she also played a lead role.
After her first movie, she played another lead role four years later in the movie, “There is Something About Mary” where she played the lead role. Thanks to this role, this increased Cameron’s net worth by $2 million dollars. Gradually, her net worth has been increasing.
In addition to her variance in acting and modeling, she has also voiced over animations and cartoons. In one of the most popular animated films, Shrek she voiced Fiona the princess, who is one of the major characters in the movie. She is characterized by blonde hair and blue eyes. She also takes on happy roles where her wide and bright smile can never go unnoticed.
Cameron was the second actress to join the coveted $20 Million Club after Julia Roberts. This was after she signed for the amount to do Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle that was released in 2003, though she signed in the year 2002. This was one of the major deals that grew Cameron’s net worth. At this point, her net worth was almost ten times what she was worth previously. In the year 2009, Cameron received her star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
Cameron Diaz has had several major achievements in her career line some of which are related to her career and others to her personality. She was named as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in the world. The Australian Empire Magazine voted her as the 11th “Sexiest Female Movie Star.” This was not the only time she received this title despite the different positions.
In the year 2007, Forbes magazine ranked her number 15 among the richest women in the entertainment industry at a net worth of $100 million. Still in the entertainment industry, Cameron has managed to publish a book, “The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body” in the year 2013.
This actress started to grow her net worth right from the age of 16 and she did not slow down because age was on her side. Every moment counted and this led to the massive increase in her net worth. While she started out as a model, she ventured into acting even when she knew she did not have any experience. Though it was her first time, she managed to scoop the lead role. Ambition has been the key for Cameron and nothing is about to stop her. Her profession as a model, actor, as well as a voice actor is working great for her. She still remains one of the most popular actresses.