Shirley Temple is one of the most prominent personalities of the 20th century, dancer, singer, actress and at one point in a time- United States ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana. She made her movie debut at the age of 3 and gained international recognition as a six-year-old, starring in a comedy-drama Bright Eyes. Soon after this breakthrough Shirley starred in such film hits as Heidi and Curly Top. By the end of decade the girl was a national idol: her image was used to sell almost everything, from dishes and cocktails to clothing and dolls. By the time she turned 22 Temple was so tired from all the media attention that followed her through her lifetime that she decided to give up acting. She has temporarily returned to the show business a decade later. In the late 1960s Shirley ran for the U.S. Congress, but was appointed as the Ambassador to Ghana instead. As for the day, Shirley Temple net worth is estimated at $10 million.