Meg has established herself to be one of America’s favourite main film actresses throughout the course of her 40-plus year career.
She primarily found success in romantic comedies, which frequently earned her $10 million to $15 million each picture, making her the highest-paid actress at times.
She was cast in a famous role from 1982 to 1984 on the soap opera As The World Turns. In 1982, she also starred in the one-season sitcom One of the Boys, which was ultimately voted as one of the worst comedies of all time
When Harry Met Sally, released in 1989, made Meg an international sensation. This film’s success spawned a run of additional blockbuster romantic comedies, including Sleepless in Seattle (1993), French Kiss (1995), and You’ve Got Mail (1999). (1998).
Meg received $5 million in 1994 to star in the historical drama I.Q. She made $8.5 million in 1998 for City of Angels. In the same year, she was paid $10.5 million to co-star with Tom Hanks in You’ve Got Mail. In 1998, her combined earnings of $19 million made her one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors.