About Shirley Maclaine
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Shirley MacLaine net worth reaches 25 million dollars. However, some other sources have stated that her net worth is double than that and reaches 50 million dollars. Shirley MacLaine has earned her net worth through a variety of sources, such as being a writer, actress, dancer, singer and activist. Thus, all of these involvements have added up a lot to the total size of Shirley MacLaine net worth, too. She has been active in show business for more than 6 decades already, therefore, there is no surprise that during such amount of time she has managed to increase her net worth to a multi-million dollar sum.
In the middle of the 1950s, Shirley MacLaine got her breakthrough performance, which was in the Broadway production called “The Pajama Game”. Because of her appearance in it, she got an opportunity to get signed to Paramount Pictures. In 1955, Shirley MacLaine got her first big role in a film, which was in “The Trouble with Harry”. The movie was produced by Alfred Hitchcock. Because of her role in this film, Shirley MacLaine became a winner of a Golden Globe award.
Her career into cinema industry has also been awarded and recognized. Shirley MacLaine has been nominated for an Academy Award six times. Moreover, she has received ten Golden Globe awards, three Emmy awards and Oscar award. In addition to her career as an actress, Shirley MacLaine is known as a supporter of civil rights and spiritual understanding.
In addition, she is also known as a writer. More than 20 million copies of her best selling books have been sold on an international scale and of course such high sales have increased the total estimate of her net worth. A lot of her books are about her own thoughts, spiritual understanding, her work in Hollywood and similar topics. In 2012, her career was crowned when she was awarded with the AFI Life Achievement Award, which was given to her by the American Film Institute.