About Catherine Zeta Jones
It has recently been reported that Catherine Zeta Jones net worth is estimated at $45 million, making her one of the wealthiest female actresses in the world. She starting filming at the age 12 and soon established herself as a talented actress both on British television and on the international movie scene. Throughout her career Catherine has earned numerous awards, including three Screen Actor Guild Awards, one BAFTA and one Academy Award. Her most famous movies include Christopher Columbus: The Discovery , Traffic, The Mask of Zorro, Chicago, Intolerable Cruelty, Ocean’s Twelve (2004), The Legend of Zorro and A Little Night Music. Although Catherine Zeta Jones net worth is impressive, it is nothing in comparison to the fortunes of her husband. And who is this lucky man? It is the famous film producer and actor Michael Kirk Douglas. Catherine‘s career and her personal relationships will be discussed in the following paragraphs.
The actress was born and raised in Welsh, in a Swansea suburb of Mumbles. To this day the actress speaks about Wales with great love and a pinch of nostalgia. She is quoted saying: „I go to the pub and see everybody who I went to school with. And everybody goes “So what you doing now?”. And I go, “Oh, I’m doing a film with Antonio Banderas and Anthony Hopkins.” And they go, “Ooh, good.” And that’s it.“ Ever since she was a little girl it was obvious that Catherine is meant to be on the stage or in front of the cameras. When she was fife, her parents took her to the dancing class and within 6 years she has been a British tap-dancing Champion.
Catherine‘s acting career started in the early 1980s, as she landed a leading role on Broadway musical Annie. Following this the young actress has featured on variety of productions, including Bugsy Malone, The Pajama Game, The Darling Buds of May and The Phantom. But a real breakthrough in Catherine‘s Professional career came up in 1998, as she starred in a movie The Mask of Zorro. Not only it has increased Catherine Zeta Jones net worth: for the portrayal of Eléna (De La Vega) Montero in this swashbuckler film, she has received Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer and a couple of nominations. While reminiscing the time after the premier of this movie, the actress has said: “After “The Mask of Zorro”, people spoke Spanish to me for ages. I’m Welsh but that movie instantly gave me a new ethnicity“. While promoting this movie, Catherine has also met her current husband Michael Kirk Douglas. Although the actor is 25 years her senior, Catherine calls Michael the love of her live and says she‘s been lucky to meet him. By the way, his fortune amounts to $300 million!