Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg, to give her a birth name, was born on 15th February, 1951 in Hayes, Middlesex, England, of Jewish and Dutch descent. She is a well known actress, usually recognised as the Doctor Quinn from the series “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” (1993–1998). She has chosen the stage name Jane Seymour after the name of King Henry VIII wife as it looked more saleable compared to her birth name. Seymour is the winner of two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award. More, she is the owner of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. For her lifetime achievements she was honoured by being made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. Jane Seymour has been active in the entertainment industry since 1969.
Wonder if Jane Seymour is rich? It has been announced that her current net worth is as much as $70 million. The main source of Seymour’s wealth is acting.
Jane Seymour Net Worth $70 Million
To begin with, Jane debuted on the big screen in a small role in the film “Oh! What a Lovely War” (1969). Soon, she was cast in the main role in the film “The Only Way” (1970) directed by Bent Christensen which was followed by countless suggestions to take part in feature and television films, series. During her long spanned career she has landed roles in more than 28 feature films, 40 television films and 13 series. Her most successful roles include Elise McKenna in the romantic fantasy film “Somewhere in Time” (1980) for which received a nomination for a Saturn Award; the role of Wallis Simpson in the romantic drama television film “The Woman He Loved” (1988) for which a nomination of the Golden Globe was received; and the role of Maria Callas in the television film “Onassis: The Richest Man in the World” (1988) for which she won an Emmy Award.
Jane Seymour’s appearances in various television series were even more successful. She was nominated for the roles in “Captains and the Kings” (1976) and “War and Remembrance” (1988-1989). Talking about the “War and Remembrance” (1988-1989) series, the actress refused three times to accept the main role, and suggested inviting another actress, Ally McGraw, was discussed but then Jane agreed. However, the most successful roles Seymour created were in the series “East of Eden” (1981) and “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” (1993–1998). The actress won two Golden Globe awards for the above mentioned roles. Currently, she is working on the upcoming comedy drama film “Scout” which is going to be released soon.
In addition to this, Jane Seymour has expressed herself as the author of inspirational self-help books as well as books for children. Among the most popular books are “Jane Seymour’s Guide to Romantic Living” (1986), “Gus Loved His Happy Home” (1989), “Two at a Time: Having Twins” (2002), “Remarkable Changes: Turning Life’s Challenges into Opportunities” (2003) and “Among Angels” (2010).
Jane Seymour has been married four times although all marriages ended indivorce. From 1971 to 1973 she was married to Michael Attenborough. In 1977, she married Geoffrey Planer, though they divorced a year later. David Flynn was the father of her first two children; their marriage lasted from 1981 to 1992. In 1993, Jane married James Keach. They had two children, too, but they divorced in 2013.
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