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November 8, 2013

Nicole Kidman net worth

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Author: Peter Matthews

Celebrated Australian actress and producer Nicole Kidman is worth an estimated £89 million.

Daughter of a clinical psychologist and a nursing instructor, Kidman attended North Sydney’s Girls’ High School as a teen.

After discontinuing her studies at 17, she worked as a massage therapist to support her family, later attending the Australian Theatre for Young People.

Appearing regularly at Philip Street Theatre, she was spotted by noted producers, opening a new chapter in her life.

Nicole Kidman got her first film offer in 1983 with Bush Christmas. She later appeared in television series Five Mile Creek.

It was in 1988 that Kidman’s career took a u turn with Emerald City – a film that made her a popular actress and even fetched an award. Her US breakthrough came with Dead Calm (1989). She tasted further success with films such as Billy Bathgate (1991), To Die For (1995), Practical Magic (1998) and Eyes Wide Shut (1999).

She won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of a Parisian singer and courtesan in Baz Luhrmann’s musical extravaganza Moulin Rouge! (2001). In 2002, Kidman wowed critics and audiences alike with her performance in The Hours (2002), playing famed writer Virginia Woolf, for which she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Nicole Kidman’s net worth has risen sharply during her career. She reportedly received $21 million remuneration per minute for a three minute ad for Chanel No. 5 perfume.

According to news reports, Kidman made $14.5 million profits from 2004 to 2005. People magazine listed her as the second-highest-paid actress in Hollywood with a $17-million-per-film tag.

Kidman is married to Keith Urban and has four children. She was previously married to Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise; the couple divorced after ten years of marriage.

Apart from appearing in films, she has also lent her voice to animated movies and also made a mark as a playback singer.

Kidman founded Blossom Films Production in 2010. She owns properties in Bunya Hill, Australia, Beverly Hills, California and a New York Penthouse and currently resides in Sydney. She also owns a 22.55 metre Sunseeker Manhattan super yacht.

She last appeared in the movie The Railway Man and is also working on four other projects, which are at post-production stage.

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