Uma Karuna Thurman is a well-known American Actress, model, producer and writer. Here we will discuss all details about her life i.e. what is Uma Thurman’s net worth?
How she Earned her Net Worth? And How Uma Thurman gained success in her career life?
Early Life & Biography
Uma Karuna Thurman
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Uma Thurman was born on April 29, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S, to Robert Thurman and Nena von Schlebrugge.
Thurman’s father is an author and professor of Indo Tibetan Buddhist studies, who lived as an ordained Buddhist monk for 3 years.
Thurman’s mother “Nene” is a Mexican-born Swedish-American fashion model. She was discovered in Stockholm, and for joining the “Ford Modeling Agency” Nena moved to New York at the age of 17.
Uma Thurman has three brothers and a half-sister named Taya from her father’s previous marriage.
Uma Thurman raised in Amherst, where she went to Amherst Regional High School after that moved to New York. She received a Buddhist upbringing, and Thurman spent almost two years in the Indo Himalayan town of Almora.
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She suffered in her childhood by body dysmorphic disorder. From childhood, she had an interest in acting but she discovered her craze and passion for acting when she was in eighth grade.
Talent scouts offered her the chance for acting professionally after noticing her performance in a play, “The Crucible” also her love and passion for acting.
How Uma Thurman is famous?
Uma Thurman gained identity and fame in the media industry due to her enormous performances in the movies, TV shows, Drama series.
From comedy, romantic, to science fiction and action movies Thurman performed her every role elegantly.
Uma Thurman also performed in international films and gained prominence with her performance as Mia Wallace in the film “Pulp Fiction” (1994).
For this movie, she was nominated for the Academy, BAFTA, and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
After that in 2003 and 2004, she appeared in Kill Bill: Volume 1 and Kill Bill: Volume 2 and earned great fame through this film and received a nomination for Golden Globe Award.
Uma Thurman made herself a leading Hollywood actress and appeared in numerous films which included:
“Henry and June”, “The Truth About Cats & Dogs”, “Batman & Robin”, “Gattaca”, “Less Miserables”, “The Producers”, “My Super Ex-Girlfriend”, “Nymphomaniac”, and the “House That Jack Built”.
Thurman was named president of the 70th edition’s Un Certain Regard jury in 2017.
She also appeared in theatrical performances and made a debut in “The Parisian Woman” (2017 to 2018).
Thurman won the “Golden Globe Award For Best Actress in the Television Film” for her performance in the film “Hysterical Blindness”.
Thurman also appeared in the musical drama television series “Smash” in 2012, and for this she received the nominations of Emmy Award.
She performed in American drama television miniseries “Slap”, and “Imposters”.
Awards & Achievement
|MTV Movie Award for Best Fight 2004, 2005|
|Film Tribute Award 2001|
|Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2003|
|Bambi – International actress 2014|
|David di Donatello David Speciale 2019|
|Best Dance Sequence 1995|
|Best Female Performance 2004|
How Uma Thurman Earned Success in Career Life?
At the age of 15, Thurman started her career as a fashion model and worked with the agency click models.
In 1987, Thurman made her film debut “Kiss Daddy Goodnight”, and later on she was cast in three 1988 film which includes the most notably Oscar-winning drama “Dangerous Liaisons”, and the other films named “ Johnny Be Good”, “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen”.
In 1990, Thurman appeared in a sexual provocation drama “Henry & June”, this film did not get a wide release in the United states but and through this film, she rose to prominence in the media.
After that she has performed in the drama “Final Analysis” and in the thriller film “Jennifer 8” both in 1992. In the following year, Thurman Starred in the drama “Mad Dog And Glory”.
Thurman performed in a neo-noir black comedy “Pulp Fiction” film in 1994 and gained a huge success and this grossed “US$ 213.9 Million” worldwide and listed as the greatest film ever made.
For her performance, she received great fame and her name appeared in the A-List celebrity.
Thurman appeared in the romantic drama “Beautiful Girls” in 1996, in which she performed elegantly, and she also gained identity in the comedy-romantic film “The Truth About Cats & Dogs”.
After that, Thurman’s performance highly highlighted in the film “Batman & Robin” (1997), and this film grossed “US$ 238 million” internationally and this film often considered “One of the worst films of all time”.
Thurman starred in multiple drama series and films and worked for various productions and obtain Blockbuster Entertainment Award and nominated for the “Favorite Movie Actress” at Kid’s Choice Award.
In 1998, Thurman performed in Less Miserables as Fantine, and in this film according to Roger Ebert, “Thurman’s performance is the best element of the story”.
later on, she performed in theatres and appeared in drama films including “Misanthrope”, “The Lord of the Rings”, “The Golden Bowl”, and “Vatel”.
In 2002, she appeared in the film Hysterical Blindness for this film she was the executive producer as well.
In (2003, 2004), Thurman played her most demanding main role of The Bride in “Kill Bill: Volume 1 and 2” and renewed success with Kill Bill.
These two volumes gained high success and scored a huge audience as well, Thurman was nominated for two Globe awards for both entries, three MTV Awards, and two Awards for “Best Fight”.
How Uma Thurman get So Rich?
In the 2000s, Thurman demanded $12.5 US dollars per film, and her major films released throughout 2005 including “Be Cool”, “Get Shorty”, “Prime” (this film grossed $67.5 million).
In 2006, Thurman received $14 million dollars for the role in “My Super X- Girlfriend”, but the film panned by critics and made a modest $61 Million dollars worldwide.
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In 2008, she performed in a comedy romantic film called “The Accidental Husband” and in “Motherhood” in 2009.
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In 2010, Thurman filmed a brief role in the film “The Lightning Thief” as Medusa. Late on, she became a member of the main competition at the “Cannas Film Festival” in 2011.
Thurman played the role of powerful and wealthy mistress in the drama “Bell Ami” and also played the role of trophy wife in a comedy romantic “Playing for Keeps” in 2012.
In 2012, she was cast in the drama series Smash in its first season, and she garnered critical acclaim for the performance also received Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress.
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In 2014, Thurman won the “BAMBI Award for Best International Actress”, she gained fame and her name listed in several magazines.
Thurman’s other works including “The Slap” (2015), “The Con is On” (2018)”, “The House That Jack Built” (2018), and “Down a Dark Hall” (2018).
Thurman received a career honorary Award –Special David—that was given by the Italian “David di Donatello” award ceremony in 2019. Uma Thurman has a net worth of “ $50 Million” as of 2022.
Uma Thurman Personal Life:
Thurman was first married to Gray Oldman who is an English actor in 1990 but they separated and divorced in 1992.
In 1998, Thurman married to English actor Ethan Hawke. They had two children, a daughter “Maya” who was born in 1998, and a son” Levon” born in 2002.
Thurman and Ethan Hawke were separated in 2003 and divorced in 2005.
In 2018, it was reported that Thurman is trying for getting Swedish citizenship because she has ancestry from Scania, Sweden, and wants to move there.
Uma Thurman Quotes:
“I was not particularly bright, I wasn’t athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.”
“It is better to have a relationship with someone who cheats on you than with someone who does not flush the toilet.”[WPSM_AC id=6451]