Henry Warren Beatty is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer who has an estimated net worth of million dollars. He is an influential actor who has received the highest Academy honor as well as several Golden Globe and Academy awards. This actor is best known for his roles in popular movies including “Bonnie and Clyde” and “Rules Don’t Apply”.
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Biography & Wiki
Warren Beatty was born on March 30, 1937, in Richmond, a town in Virginia. He was born to Kathlyn Corinne (nee Maclean) a teacher and Ira Owens Beatty a public-school administrator. He was raised as a Baptist. Warren’s family moved to Arlington, Virginia when he was eight years old.
His interest in movies was fueled by him accompanying his sister to the theatre when he was still very young. His sister is actress and dancer Shirley MacLaine. He revealed that the movie that really inspired him was “The Philadelphia Story” which was released in 1940. The movie was actually re-released in the 1950s and that was when he really saw the movie.
Warren Beatty graduated from the Washington Lee High School where he was a star footballer. He even earned a football scholarship to college but he declined the offer and he enrolled at the Northwestern University where he studied Liberal Arts. He, however, left the University only one year into his studies, he decided to study acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Warren Beatty is married to Annette Bening, the couple tied the knot in 1992. They have four children, Stephen, Benjamin, Isabelle, and Ella. Warren also supports the Democratic Party.
Warren Beatty’s acting career started with his appearances on shows including “Playhouse 90” and “Studio One”. He also appeared in the play titled “A Loss of Roses”, his performance in this play earned him a Theatre World Award. His first film appearance was in 1961s “Splendor in The Glass”. He starred along with Natalie Wood. The film earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor and he also received an award for the New Star of the Year.
He also appeared in prominent films including “All Fall Down” released in 1962, 1963’s “Lilith”, and Robert Rossen’s “Promise Her Anything” released in 1964. At the age of 29, Warren acted and produced the critically acclaimed film titled “Bonnie and Clyde”. “Bonnie and Clyde” was a huge success garnering seven Golden Globe nominations and 10 Academy Awards.
Warren Beatty also starred in George Stevens’ “The Only Game in Town” in 1970, 1971’s “Dallas” directed by Robert Altman, and “The Fortune”, a 1975 film directed by Mike Nichols. His next project was a historical film titled “Reds”. “Reds” focused on an American journalist called John Reed who observed the Russian October Revolution.
In 1991, Warren produced and starred in another hit film titled “Bugsy”. “Bugsy” received 10 Academy nominations and eight Golden Globe nominations. His 1998 film titled “Bulworth” also gained significant recognition. His recent works include 2016 film titled “Rules Don’t Apply” and a remake of “Dick Tracy”.
Awards & Achievements
Warren Beatty has won two Oscars, four Golden Globe awards, and one BAFTA awards. He also received the Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2008. In 2017, he was awarded by the Alliance of Women Film Journalism for the film, “Rules Don’t Apply”. His work has been recognized by several other institutions. Warren has won 38 awards for his works in the industry, he has received 51 nominations.
Net worth of Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty has an estimated net worth of $70 million. His huge net worth does not come as a surprise considering his works as a writer, producer, director, and actor. His films have also recorded huge success with “Dick Tracy” being one of the highest-grossing films in the year of its release.
Warren Beatty is known as one actor whose success has been driven by his strong passion for acting. Beatty was a playboy who was known for his high-profile relationships that always got the attention of the media. His playboy personality aided his popularity but his emergence as a well-groomed actor established his place in the film industry.