About Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver is a well known actress in the cinema industry. It has been reported that the current amount of Sigourney Weaver net worth is 40 million dollars, which also makes her one of the wealthiest people in the industry. To most of people, she is known from the movies of Alien. She has appeared in all four parts of it, “Alien”, “Aliens”, “Alien 3” and “Alien Resurrection”. In these films, she was portraying a role of Ellen Ripley, which was one of the leading roles in the movies. Thus, these appearances also added up to the overall sum of Sigourney Weaver net worth.
Other movies from which she can also be remembered include “Working Girl”, “Ghostbusters”, “Ghostbusters II” and “Avatar”. Therefore, these movies also added up to the overall amount of Sigourney Weaver net worth.
In 1986, for her leading role in the movie “Alien” Sigourney Weaver was nominated for an Academy Award. This made history in cinema industry, since this nomination completely changed stereotypes about the image of a female leading role in action and science fiction movies.
In addition to her appearances in the Alien movies, Sigourney Weaver continued to appear in science fiction productions, such as “Wall-E”, “The Cabin in the Woods” and “Futurama”. These appearances also added up to the overall amount of Sigourney Weaver net worth. These appearances also resulted into Sigourney Weaver getting a nickname of “The Sci-Fi Queen” in the industry.
Her involvement into acting industry, as it has been mentioned already, has also been awarded and recognized. Sigourney Weaver has received three Academy Awards nominations. Other nominations include a Tony award, Emmy award and Drama Desk award. In addition to that, Sigourney Weaver has been nominated for a Golden Globe award seven times.
In addition to her involvement into cinema industry, Sigourney Weaver is also known for her personal life. She was engaged to Aaron Latham, who is a reporter, in 1967. In 1984, Sigourney Weaver got married to Jim Simpson and she has been staying with him since that time. In 1990, their only child was born who was named Charlotte Simpson. In addition to that, she is also known to be collaborating with organizations related to environmentalism.
Talking more about cinema industry, which made her a huge star, the first productions in which she appeared include “Annie Hall” in 1977, “Eyewitness” in 1981 and the movie which made her a huge star – “Alien” – in 1979.