About Kim Novak
Kim Novak is a popular actress although currently, she is retired from this career. Kim Novak has appeared in many films and TV shows. These appearances have added up a lot of revenues to the overall estimate of Kim Novak net worth, which has been calculated to reach 15 million dollars, as of right now. After her retirement from acting, Kim Novak became a visual artist and this career has also increased the current amount of Kim Novak net worth.
In 1954, Kim Novak signed a contract with Columbia Pictures, which marked her start as a film actress. Kim Novak became a popular and recognized film actress when she was signed to this company. In 1955, she had a role in a successful film called “Picnic”. In the same year, she appeared in “The Man with the Golden Arm”. Two years later, Kim Novak had a part in “Pal Joey”. One year later, she was chosen for one of her best known roles, that being as Judy Barton in the film called “Vertigo”. In it, she appeared next to James Stewart. In addition, Kim Novak has appeared in the same films with such big stars as Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Fred MacMurray, Tyrone Power, Laurence Harvey and William Holden.
Since that time, she has appeared as an actress on some occasions. In 1980, for example, she had a role in “The Mirror Crack’d”. In the period of 1986-1987, Kim Novak joined the regular cast of the series called “Falcon Crest”. In 1991, Kim Novak appeared in “Liebestraum”, which was her last appearance as an actress. Thus, overall, this career has played a huge role in making her popular and also in increasing the total sum of Kim Novak net worth.
The actress was born in 1933 in Chicago, Illinois and her real birth name is Marilyn Pauline Novak. Her mother worked in a factory, whereas her father was a history teacher. Kim Novak was educated at Farragut High School and later continued her studies at Wright Junior College. Then, she was given a scholarship to study at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Kim Novak was spotted in Los Angeles by a talent agent, who offered her to sign a contract with Columbia Pictures. In 1954, she appeared in her first film called “Pushover”. In the same year, she appeared in her next film called “Phffft”. For her roles in both of these films, Kim Novak was praised. In 1955, Kim Novak appeared in her third film called “5 Against the House”. These first films began to make her name recognized and also increased the total amount of Kim Novak net worth. In 1955, the actress was chosen for the part of Madge Owens in the successful movie called “Picnic”, in which she appeared next to Rosalind Russell and William Holden. For her role in this film, Kim Novak was awarded a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer.