What is Sally Field’s net worth? Originally known as Sally Margaret Field, she has worked in n number of films and has won various awards. Talking about her films, she was seen in the absence of Malice, Kiss Me Goodbye, Murphy’s Romance, Steel Magnolias, Soapdish, Mrs. Doubtfire, Forrest Gump, and many more. She is the recipient of 2 British Academy Film Awards, 3 Primetime Emmy Awards and 2 Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards.
Born in Pasadena, California, United States, on November 6, 1946, Sally Field is an actress. Her mother, Margaret Field, belonged to the same field and was an actor, and her father, Richard Dryden Field, was an army officer who served during World War II.
Sally’s brother Richard D. Field is a physicist and an academic. In 1950, her parents got divorced, and her mother married Jock Mahoney, who is an actor and a stuntman. In 2018, Sally, in her biographical account, said that she was sexually abused by Jock in her childhood.
She attended Portola Middle School, which is the largest public school in California with the largest strength of students. After completing middle school, she went to Birmingham High School in Van Nuys. In her high school, Sally Field was a cheerleader. Actress Cindy Williams, talent agent Michael Ovitz, and financier Michael Milken were Field’s classmates.
Sally Field’s Career
Sally Field’s first big break was in a sitcom, Gidget, but the show got canceled after one season. The show was not a successful one, but ABC knew that Sally had potential. They gave her a lead role in another show, The Flying Nun, which was a success.
The show helped her to gain recognition. Along with earning recognition, she also had a negative experience with the show. Show’s directors used to treat her badly, and she was also typecast in later roles.
In the 70s, she was seen in films like Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring. She also appeared on shows like Alias Smith and Jones, Night Gallery, and The Girl With Something Extra, which got canceled after one season. After the show got canceled, Sally decided to reinvent herself and started learning under coach Lee Strasberg. During her time with Lee Strasberg, she learned how to be a versatile actor.
Her defined skills helped her land a role in the 1976 television film titled Sybil. Sally played a woman with a multi-personality disorder in the film. Her acting in the film begged her an Emmy Award. Through the film, she proved that she could handle more than just a romantic comedy.
In 1977 her collaboration with Burt Reynolds became of the biggest collaborations. She starred in the film Smokey which was the highest-grossing film of the year. Sally also recites her role in the sequels of the film. In 1979 she again proved herself as an excellent actress. Her role as a dramatic actress in Norma Rae was worth watching. She also won Academy Award for Best Actress in the film.
Sally Field is a versatile actor, and it is quite clear from her role in Black Roads. She played a role of a prostitute in the film. She was acclaimed for many of her projects, which include Absence of Malice, Kiss Me Goodbye, and Places in the Heart, and she won another Academy Award for her role in the film. She’s also seen in Murphy’s Romance and Steel Magnolias.
In the 90s, she shifted her line of acting. From acting as the main lead, she started doing supporting roles. She’s seen in Mrs. Doubtfire and Forrest Gump as a supporting cast. In films such as Soapdish, Not Without My Daughter, and Eye for an Eye, she played on the front foot. The field started directing films in the late 90s. The Christmas Tree, which was released in 1996, was directed by Sally.
She returned as a leading actress in 2000 for films such as Where the Heart is, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde. In 2012 she appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man and was also in the next installment of Spider-Man.
Sally Field’s Net Worth
Sally Field is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. The field has a net worth of around $55 million. In 2011 she sold her Malibu house for a total amount of $5.51 million. In 2009 she had listed her Malibu property for sale for $6.95 million, but when no interest was shown in the property, she had to list it again in 2011 at a lower rate.
She listed it for $5.9 million. After all the negotiations, her house was sold for $5.51 million. Her 6,000 square feet Malibu house has a swimming place, tennis court, and 3 acres of secluded land.
After selling her Malibu property, she bought a property in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles in 2012. The house cost her $2.3 million. Her Los Angeles property has 2,800 square feet of living space with a spa bathtub and beautiful scenery of nearby canyons and the city.