Anne Hathaway is a $80 million actress and singer. Her films have grossed over $6.8 billion globally, making her one of the highest-paid actresses. Hathaway regularly chooses critically acclaimed films to star in. She began as a theatre actress and is now a Hollywood star.
Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn in 1982. Anne was raised in New Jersey by her attorney father and actress mother. Her parents were hesitant to let her follow in her mother’s footsteps in showbiz.
Anne played soccer and was in school plays. She got into famous acting programmes and theatre groups during this time. Vassar College was her next stop after high school. Due of her acting career, Hathaway never finished college.
“The Princess Diaries” was Anne Hathaway’s acting debut. The Disney feature launched her career, and critics compared her to Audrey Hepburn. “The Princess Diaries” grossed $165 million. In the same year, she starred in “The Other Side of Heaven,” a disaster.
Hathaway struggled to discover her acting niche. “Ella Enchanted” had Anne in another fairy tale role, but it bombed. Critics blasted “The Princess Diaries 2,” despite its box office triumph. She avoided kid-friendly parts and appeared nude in “Havoc” to avoid typecasting. The picture was again panned by critics. Hathaway attempted again with “Brokeback Mountain” in 2005, playing the major character’s wife.
“The Devil Wears Prada” showed Hathaway’s acting growth. Hathaway’s performance alongside Meryl Streep helped the film earn $326 million worldwide. Her performance was a career highlight. Her 2007 Jane Austin movie “Becoming Jane” wasn’t as well-received.
“Get Smart,” “Bride Wars,” and “Passengers” followed. “Valentine’s Day” grossed over $215 million in 2010. “Alice in Wonderland” grossed over $1 billion in 2010 with her and Johnny Depp. “Through the Looking Glass” was her sequel. Anne also appeared nude in 2010’s “Love & Other Drugs.” Critics panned the film.
Next year, Anne became a voice actress in “Rio.” The film grossed $484 million at the box office. The sequel featured her again. In 2012, she played Catwoman in “The Dark Knight Rises,” which grossed over $1 billion. Hathaway won plaudits for her performance in “Les Miserables” in 2012.
She appeared in “Interstellar” in 2014. Next year, she starred in Robert DeNiro’s “The Intern.” In 2018, Hathaway joined the all-female cast of “Ocean’s 8.”
Anne Hathaway is a high-earning actress, and her movie paychecks reflect that. In “Princess Diaries,” she earned $400,000 for one of her early roles. In 2005, she earned $800,000 for “Brokeback Mountain.” She earned $1 million for her performance in “The Devil Wears Prada” next year, her first six-figure role.
Hathaway earned $5 million for her performance in “Get Smart” in 2008. Same amount for “Bride Wars” a year later. Catwoman earned $7.5 million in “The Dark Knight Rises” in 2012. In the same year, she won $10 million for “Les Miserables.”
Anne’s Connecticut home sold for $2.7 million in 2018. She bought the property for $2.79 million, thus she lost $90,000 off-market. The Colonial-style home was built in the 1920s and has 4,500 square feet of living space.
Anne Hathaway reportedly asked $3.5 million for her NYC apartment in 2020. Penthouse apartment in 100-year-old mansion. Hathaway viewed Central Park from atop the city. Before she sold it. In 2016, she paid $2.55 million for the penthouse.