Dame Judith Olivia Dench, better known under the shorter version of her full name as Judi Dench, is a popular personality in the entertainment industry. The latest estimation is that Judi Dench’s net worth has reached the sum of 35 million dollars. Dench has been accumulating her net worth since 1957, and has earned it as an actress, author and singer. She has worked as an actress on the theatre stage, on television and in films. She is the winner of a Tony Award, an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, seven Laurence Olivier Awards and eleven BAFTA Awards. Judi was titled a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988, and acknowledged by a fellowship from the British Film Institute in 2011.
Judi Dench Net Worth $35 Million
Dame Judith Olivia Dench was born on 9 December 1934 in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
Judi Dench rose to the prominence in the period after World War II mainly through her roles in theatre. She landed the roles as follows: Ophelia in ‘Hamlet’, Juliet in ‘Measure for Measure’, First Fairy in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Cecily in ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, Juliet in ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Anya in ‘The Cherry Orchard’, Lady Macbeth in ‘Macbeth’, Cleopatra in ‘Antony and Cleopatra’, The Madame in ‘Marquise de Sade’ and created a number of other outstanding roles on the stage in theatre.
In addition to this, Judi Dench has added much to her net worth acting on the big screen. She debuted on the big screen in 1964 with a role in the film ‘The Third Secret’ directed by Charles Crichton. Afterwards, she landed the leading roles in the following films: ‘He Who Rides a Tiger’ (1965) directed by Charles Crichton, ‘Jack and Sarah’ (1995) written and directed by Tim Sullivan, ‘Mrs. Brown’ (1997) directed by John Madden, ‘Tea with Mussolini’ (1999) directed by Franco Zeffirelli, ‘Chocolat’ (2000) directed by Lasse Hallström, ‘Iris’ (2001) directed by Richard Eyre, ‘The Shipping News’ (2001) directed by Lasse Hallström, ‘Ladies in Lavender’ (2004) directed and written by Charles Dance, ‘Mrs Henderson Presents’ (2005) directed by Stephen Frears, ‘Notes on a Scandal’ (2006) directed by Richard Eyre, ‘Rage’ (2009) directed and written by Sally Potter, ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ (2012) directed by John Madden and ‘Philomena’ (2013) directed by Stephen Frears. Judi has also appeared as ‘M’ in several recent James Bond films.
Currently, she is taking part in the filming of upcoming films ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ directed by John Madden and ‘Tulip Fever’ directed by Justin Chadwick, which will increase Dench’s net worth and wealth. In addition to this, she appeared in the main cast of a long list of films, and also appearing in cameo roles, and the narrator of various documentary films.
Judi has further increased her net worth acting on the television screen, too. She appeared in a number of television films and series, in sitcoms ‘As Time Goes By’ created by Colin Bostock-Smith, ‘A Fine Romance’ created by Bob Larbey and others. It is believed that the net worth of Judi Dench will be rising in the future, too.
Judi has been married only once, to Michael Williams. They were together from 1971 till Michael’s death in 2001. They had one child, Finty Williams.
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