Jodie Foster Career and Net Worth
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Jodie Foster is an actress, director and producer. She has approximately $100 million in net worth as of this writing. Jodie belongs to a very special group of performers, “Child Stars Who Actually Grew Up To Be Healthy Adults”. She was a child star who effortlessly made it through her adolescence. Jodie graduated from Yale University and had an illustrious career both in front of the cameras as well as behind.
Jodie Foster Early Life
Jodie Foster was born as Alicia Christian Foster on November 19, 1962 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents, Evelyn and Lucius had divorced before she was born. She was the youngest child of her parents. Jodie has Irish, English and German roots. She has three siblings – Lucinda, Constance and Lucius and three half-brothers from her father’s early marriage. She started reading at the age of three. Jodie began her career appearing in a Coppertone television commercial. This was the precursor to a lot more appearances in ads before she got a minor role on the sitcom “Mayberry R.F.D.” in 1968. She appeared in over 50 television shows in subsequent years. Notable among them are her recurring roles on the sitcoms “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” and “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. Jodie made her film debut in “Napoleon and Samantha” and followed it with roles in “Kansas City Bomber”, “One Little Indiam”, “Tom Sawyer” and Martin Scorsese’s “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
Jodie Foster Teenage Fame
She reunited with Martin Scorsese for “Taxi Driver” in 1976, which was the breakthrough she has long waited for. Jodie’s breakthrough role as a child prostitute, Iris Steensma came in “Taxi Driver”. The film was a huge success, it won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Her performance was greatly admired, she received her first Academy Award nomination as a consequence. Why did Jodie Foster quit acting?. Jodie went on to star in “Echoes of a Summer”, “Bugsy Malone”, “The Little Girl Who Lives Dowb the Lane” and “Freaky Friday”. She spent the next nine months of her life living in France. Whiles in France, she starred in the film, “Moi, flour bleue”. Jodie also appeared in the Italian comedy “Casotto” and “Candleshoe”.
Jodie Foster Career in the 80’s and 90’s
The 1980s saw Jodie her career transition into adult roles in the 1980s. Her early projects include “Foxes”, “Carny”, “O’Hara’s Wife”, “Svengali”, “The Hotel New Hampshire” and “The BLood of Others”. Jodie later played varied roles in “Mesmerized”, “Five Corners”, “Siesta” and “Stealing Home”. Her breakthrough as an adult came in the legal drama “The Accused” in 1988. She played a rape survivor fighting for justice. Jodie received the Academy Award for Best Actress for her sterling performance.
Jodie Foster Film Career
She appeared in the early parts of the 2000s in “The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys” as well as “Panic Room”. After her cameo in the French film “A Very Long Engagement” she received plaudits for her outing in three thrillers “Flightplan”, “Inside Man” and “The Brave One”. Jodie was in the family adventure film “Nim’d Island”.
Jodie Foster Television
Jodie has had some stint behind the camera executing directorial role in several famous television series. Between 2013 and 2014, she directed two episodes of “Orange is teh New Black” which fetched her an Emmy Award nomination. She was director for two other Netflix show: “House of Cards” and “Black Mirror”. In 2020, she was director of one episode of science-fiction anthology series “Tales from the Loop”.
Jodie Foster Salary Per Week
At the peak of her career, she earned in excess of $100 million in base salaries alone. Some of her high-end film salaries include; $5 million for “Maverick”, $9.5 million for “Nell”, $9 million for “Contact”, $15 million for “Anna and the King”, $12 million for “Panic Room”, $13 million for “Flightplan”, $15 million for “The Brave One”.
Jodie Foster Personal Life
Jodie began a romantic affair with Clydney Bernard in 1994 after meeting on the set of “Sommersby”. They had two sons before they separated in 2008. Jodie wed actress and photographers Alexandra Hedison in 2014.