Rebecca De Mornay Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Rebecca Jane Pearch was born on the 29th August 1959, in Santa Rosa, California USA, and is an actress probably still best recognized for appearing in the role of Lana in “Risky Business” (1983), playing Sara in “Runaway Train” (1985), and as Helen McCaffrey in “Backdraft” (1991). Her acting career has been active since 1981.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Rebecca De Mornay is, as of mid- 2016? It is estimated that the total size of Rebecca’s net worth is over $9 million, accumulated through her successful career as an actress.
Rebecca De Mornay Net Worth $9 Million
Rebecca is the daughter of Julie and Wally George, who was a DJ and television host; she is the granddaughter of actress Eugenia Clinchard. When she was two years old, her parents divorced, and she stayed with her mother who later remarried, so Rebecca took the surname of her stepfather. She studied at the independent Summerhill School in Leiston, Suffolk, England, after which she moved to New York, where she took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
Rebecca’s professional acting career began in 1981, when she made her debut appearance in the film “One From The Heart”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Two year later, she was chosen to star in the role of Lana in the film “Risky Business”, along side Tom Cruise. Her next big role was in the 1985 film “The Slugger’s Wife”, appearing in the title role, which brought to her great popularity. In the same year, she also starred in the films “Runaway Train”, and “The Trip To Bountiful”, both of which were nominated for several Academy Awards, and which increased her net worth by a large margin.
In 1987, she was chosen for the lead role in the film “Beauty And The Beast”, which was followed by her casting as Robin Shea in Roger Vadim’s film “And God Created Woman” (1988). Three years later came one more big role, in “Backdraft” (1991) portraying Helen McCaffrey, the wife of Kurt Russell’s character, contributing more to her net worth. The following year, Rebecca featured in “The Hand That Rocks The Cradle”, and later in 1993 she landed a role in the film “Guilty As Sin”. She also she made an appearance in the film “Never Talk To Strangers” (1995), starring with Antonio Banderas, and in 1999 she was chosen for the role of Elaine Nichols in the TV series “ER”.
The new millennium didn’t change things too much for Rebecca, as she continued successfully. In 2002 she acquired the lead role as Elizabeth Parris in the film “Salem Witch Trials”, directed by Joseph Sargent, and after two years, she was cast in the TV series “The Practice”, which was followed with the role of Aunt Nina in the film “Raise Your Voice”. Afterwards, she appeared as Mrs. Kroeger in “Wedding Crashers” (2005), along side Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. She also starred in the 2007 drama film “American Venus”, increasing further her net worth, and later that year, she was cast in the HBO series “John From Cincinnati”.
Most recently, Rebecca has appeared in the TV series “Jessica Jones” (2015), and “Lucifer” (2016), and in the films “Collar” and “I Am Wrath”, both released in 2016.
Speaking about her personal life, before she married Bruce Wagner(1986-90), Rebecca was engaged to singer Leonard Cohen, and dated Tom Cruise. After she divorced her husband, she was in a relationship with Patrick O’Neal (1995–2002), and they are the parents of two daughters. Her current residence is in Los Angeles, California.
In the Stephen King novel Doctor Sleep, his sequel to The Shining, he writes the line "the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world"; De Mornay was the star of the movie of the same name and played Wendy in the miniseries version of The Shining (1997).
Sentenced to a three-month program for DUI offenders, three years summary probation and a $350 fine, after pleading no contest to one count of DUI on February 5, 2008. Was pulled over and arrested on October 30, 2007 on Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles.
I've made some great movies. Risky Business (1983) still stands up. It's timeless. They study that film in film school.
I feel a terrifically painful disturbance in the natural law of things between men and women that must be balanced in the next few thousand years. What has been done in the name of holding up masculine energy as God and feminine energy as subservient has really wiped out everything.