Sandra Bullock Net Worth – The Success of a Happy Single Mama
Sandra Bullock net worth is estimated to be 200 million dollars. The American actress and producer has made her fortune mainly from her acting career. In fact, she is currently Hollywood’s highest paid actress, leaving her rivals by mega-dollar miles.
Right from tender age, Sandra knew that she was cut out to be an actress. She dropped out of school to take acting classes, started attending small auditioning in theaters and getting small roles which later propelled her to TV as she impressed the directors with her unmatched acting skills.
Her very first TV appearance came in 1989 in the Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman. She build upon this role by being casted in the short lived NBC show of 1990, Working Girl. Sandra attained undeniable stardom when she starred alongside Keanu Reeves in Speed which was a massive hit in the box office grossing 350 million US dollars. Her acting efforts have also earned her a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Sandra Bullock’s Personal life
Sandra has been married once, and like many Hollywood marriages, in the end there was only one possible result – divorce. Sandra divorced her husband James citing a crash of personalities, which was sparked by many accusations of him cheating on her. Sandra Bullock has an adopted child.
Business and Wealth
Sandra has managed to amass a net worth of $200 million, thanks to her successful stars in every film, besides her private businesses. Sandra’s most successful movie is Gravity (2013), which grossed over $700 million in the global box office. Out of this alone, Sandra was handed a cheque of roughly $70 million, propelling her to the top of Forbes’ highest earning Hollywood actresses.
In addition to being a screen darling, Sandra owns a production company – Fortis Films. She has also served as an executive producer of the George Lopez sitcom from which she banked a cool $10 million.
Fortis films also produced All About Steve which was released in September 2009. Sandra runs this business with her family. Her father, John Bullock, is the company’s CEO and her sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, is the former president. In 2006, Bullock opened a restaurant in Austin, Texas and later opened another, Walton’s Fancy and Staple, across the street. Walton’s is an upscale restaurant, a bakery and also a floral shop that offers many services including event planning.
Being rich comes with some level responsibility for people with a conscious and Sandra Bullock belongs in this category. She has written a million dollar check to Red Cross on at least four occasions. Sandra also backs a Texas based non-profit organization, Kindred Life Foundation, Inc. Remember that Gulf of Mexico oil spill that dominated the news years back? Sandra joined forces with other celebrities to make a public announcement urging people to sign a petition for clean-up efforts of the oil spill.
Sandra is as lovable as she was during her younger years. Every person who gets to watch her films will automatically fall in love with her, even if the movie isn’t really so interesting.