Fairuza Balk was born as Fairuza Alejandra Feldthouse on the 21st May 1974, in Point Reyes, California, USA, and has mixed heritage – from her father`s side as Romani and Cherokee, and from her mothers, Irish and French. She is probably best known for being an actress who has appeared in a number of roles in TV and film titles, including the role of Dorothy Gale in “Return To Oz” (1985), as Shade in “Gas Food Lodging” (1992), and for playing Nancy Downs in “The Craft” (1996). She has also starred in “Murder In The Heartland” (1993), and “Masters Of Horror” (2006). Her career has been active since 1983.
Have you ever wondered how rich Fairuza Balk is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the overall size of Balk’s net worth is equal to $3 million, which has been accumulated through her successful involvement in the entertainment industry.
Fairuza Balk Net Worth $3 Million
Fairuza Balk is the daughter of Solomon Feldthouse, who worked as a traveling musician and was one of the founding members of the band Kaleidoscope, and Cathryn Falk, who was a belly dancer. When she was a baby, her parents divorced, and she was raised by her mother in San Francisco, California. Later, they moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where her career started.
Fairuza`s career began when she was only six years old, but until 1983, she didn`t make official screen appearances. That year, she was cast as Bet Bradley in the TV film “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”, starring Loretta Swit. Two years later, she featured as Dorothy in the film “Return To Oz”, and the same year she also appeared in the film “Deceptions”. By the end of the 1980s, Fairuzahad shown her acting skills in “The Worst Witch” (1986), “The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick” (1988), and “Valmont” (1989), among others, all of which added to her net worth.
In the 1990s, Fairuza emerged as a young and talented actress, which only helped her acquire new roles, first as Stacey in the film “Deadly Intentions… Again?” in 1991, with such actors as Harry Hamlin and Joanna Kerns, andthe following year she appeared in the film “Gas, Food Lodging” with James Brolin, and Brooke Adams. In 1996 she starred in the lead role in the film “The Craft”, alongside Neve Campbell and Robin Tunney, which increased her net worth to a large degree. By the end of the 1990s, she had appeared in several other notable roles, including that of Mona in the film “Life In The Fast Lane” (1998), and Stacey in the film “American History X” (1998), among others, all of which added to her net worth.
Balk continued acting successfully in the early 2000s, appearing in the films “Red Letters”, “Almost Famous”, in 2000, and two years later she featured in the films “Personal Velocity”, and “Deuces Wild”. In 2005 she appeared in a brief role in the film “Don`t Come Knocking”, and the same year she had a supporting role in the film “A Year And A Day”, alongside Edoardo Ballerini. To speak further of her accomplishments, Fairuza`s net worth increased from her appearances in such films as “Humboldt County” (2008), “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” (2009), “Dose of Reality” (2013), and most recently she was selected for the role of Ginger in the TV series “Ray Donovan”. She will also appear in the film “August Falls”, which is currently in post-production; however, the release date is yet to be determined.
Thanks to her skills, Fairuza has received several prestigious nominations and awards, including the Independent Spirit Award in the category of Best Female Lead for her work on the film “Gas, Food Lodging”, among others. Speaking about Fairuza Balk’s personal life, little is known in the media about it as she is very discreet, just information that she enjoys playing the guitar and piano in her spare time.
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