About Cicely Tyson
It has recently been reported that Cicely Tyson net worth amount to $10 million dollars. It is hard to believe that this actress has already turned 90. In the most recent pictures taken at official events she still looks beautiful, although the days when she was called the most beautiful woman in the world are long gone. During the lengthy career, which started in the middle of the previous century, Cicely was nominated for numerous Primetime Emmy Awards, Academy Awards, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards, SAG Awards and even Tony Award. Some of the most important movies in her career was Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and The Help. But let’s discus her career in greater detail and see where Cicely Tyson net worth actually comes from.
As I have already mentioned, Cicely has always been exceptionally pretty. Hence, it is not surprising that she has first gained prominence as a fashion model. Speaking about her acting career, it all started in 1952. That year Cicely appeared movie Carib Gold. During the following two decades she has featured on a several movies, including Odds Against Tomorrow and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, as well as an impressive number of television series, such as East Side/West Side, Cowboy in Africa, I Spy and The F.B.I. However, a breakthrough in her acting career came up only in the early 1970s or to be more particular in 1972. That year Cicely starred in a movie Sounder. For the portrayal of Rebecca Morgan in this DeLuxe Color drama film the actress received National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress and was nominate for a couple of more prestigious awards: Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama. This popular recognition determined the further growth of Cicely Tyson net worth. A couple of years after ascending to stardom with Sounder the actress starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, which brought her Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie.
Now surprisingly, the actress has done some of her most critically acclaimed roles relatively recently, while already in her mid 80s. For example, in 2011 she featured in a period drama film The Help, which received numerous awards for best cast, including Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Than in 2014 she starred on television movie The Trip to Bountiful. For the portrayal of Mrs. Carrie Watts on this film Tysopn received Black Reel Award for Best Actress: T.V. Movie/Cable, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special. As you could guess, both of these works have increased Cicely Tyson net worth.