Joan Collins Career and Net Worth
Joan Collins Career and Net Worth, Was Jackie Collins richer than Joan Collins?
Dame Joan Henrietta Collins is an English actress, author and columnist. She has a net worth of an estimated $20 million as of this writing. She was born in Paddinton, London. She is popularly known for playing “Alexis” in the soap opera “Dynasty”. The actress is adorned with several accolades. She is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award, a People’s Choice Award, two Soap Opera Digest Awards as well as a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
Joan Collins is known for her philanthropy especially causes relating to children. Queen Elizabeth recognized her charitable works and made her a Dame. Joan Collins remains the last chip of the old block of Golden Age Hollywood stars.
Joan Collins Early Life
Joan Henrietta Collins was born on May 23rd, 1933 in Paddinton. Her father was a Jewish and a native of South Africa. she worked as a talent agent while her mother was English with Anglican heritage. Joan had two younger siblings. Joan went to an all-girls school known as Francis Holland School in London.
At a very young age of nine, she was already cast in Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll’s House”. She started training as an actress at the age of 16 at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. The following year saw her sign with the British Film studio Rank Organization.
Joan Collins Career
The comedy, “Lady Godiva Rides Again” cut her umbilical cord in acting in 1951. The actor leveraged on this opportunity to feature in “The Woman’s Angle”, “Judgement Deferred”, “I Believe in You”, “Britain’s bad girl”, “Decameron Nights”, “The Square Ring”, “The Seventh Veil”, “Claudia and David”, between 1951 and 1955. She made her maiden in 1955 with the drama, “The Virgin Queens”. Was Jackie Collins richer than Joan Collins? Yes, Jackie’s wealth is significantly higher than her sister.
In 1960, she asked her contract with 21st Century Fox to be ended. The actress had minor roles in the late sixties in films such as, “Star Trek” and “Mission: Impossible”. The actress returned to England in 1970 featuring in horror and thriller movies. The prolific actress leveraged the rejuvenation of her career
Joan Collins Personal Life
The actress has been in and out of marriage five times. Joan Collins was first married to actor Maxwell Reed. In 1963, the diva got married to actor Anthony Newley with whom she had two kids. She then married her third husband, Ron Kass with whom she bore a daughter. She then married Swedish pop star Peter Holm. Joan Collins married Percy Gibson in 2002 after she separated with Ron Kass.