Melanie Griffith has accumulated her net worth of 20 million dollars. She is well-known American actress appreciated by audience and evaluated by critics. Melanie has been nominated for various Awards like Golden Globe, Academy Awards, BAFTA and others. Melanie Griffith was born in New York City, New York, US, in 1957. She was born in the family of two stars: actress Tippi Hedren and former actor, producer and advertising executive Peter Griffith. Melanie began his career being just nine months and made her debut in a commercial. But the real accumulation of Melanie net worth began later, with her first credited roles in films like mystery “Night Moves” directed by Arthur Penn, thriller “The Drowning Pool” directed by Stuart Rosenberg, satirical comedy-drama “Smile” directed by Michael Ritchie, drama film “One on One” directed by Lamont Johnson and other films.
Melanie Griffith Net Worth $20 Million
Moreover, she showed herself on TV movies “Daddy, I Don”t Like it Like This” and “Steel Cowboy”, TV mini-series “Once on Eagle”. However, her first major role which has brought significant sum for Griffith net worth was the character of Holly Body in thriller film directed by Brian De Palma “Body Double”. Even though the film was dismissed by critics, Melanie Griffith won a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Nomination as Best Supporting Actress and the Motion Picture Booker’s Club Award as “Star of Tomorrow”. Melanie Griffith net worth increased even more after her appearance in action comedy film “Something Wild” directed by Jonathan Demme co-starring with Jeff Daniels and Ray Liotta after which Melanie was nominated for the Best Actress Award by Motion Pictures. The following Academy Awards nomination for the Best Actress Melanie got ant added up her net worth after her successful casting in romantic comedy directed by Mike Nichols “Working Girl” where she co-starred with Harrison Ford. The film was nominated for the Best Picture at 61st Academy Awards. In ten years” time Melanie showed up in a number of films like “Pacific Heights” directed by John Schlesinger, “Paradise” directed by Mary Agnes Donoghue, “A Stranger Among Us” directed by Sidney Lumet, “Born Yesterday” by Luis Mandoki, “Nobody”s Fool” by Robert Benton, “Now and Then” directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, “Lolita” by Adrian Lyne and others, but only “Buffalo Girls” directed by Rod Hardy attracted attention of critics and Melanie was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1999 Griffith increased her net worth after successful casting in historical drama film “RKO 281” directed by Benjamin Ross after which she was nominated by Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.
Later she was starring in films “Searching for Debra Winger” directed by Rosanna Arquette, “Shade” by Damian Nieman, “Tempo” by Eric Staples and others. Melanie Griffith raised net worth acting not only in films but also in TV series like “Raising Hope”, “Viva Laughlin”, “Hawaii Five-O” and others. Melanie Griffith admitted and was treat for addiction to cocaine and liquor, later to painkillers. She was awarded for extensive charity work.
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