|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Born||October 21, 1956|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Actress|
What is Carrie Fisher net worth? Did she make it on the Forbes list? Good questions and we have some answers! Carrie Fisher was born on October 21, 1956, in Los Angeles, California. Much like Stephen Curry being born into a basketball-driven family, Fisher was born into the entertainment industry.
Her father was singer Eddie Fisher and her mother was the famous actress, Debbie Reynolds. Carrie was mainly interested in writing as a kid and would often write short stories and poetry.
She made her first performance onstage at the age of 15 in Irene, which was a Broadway show her mother starred in. In 1975, she made her film debut in Shampoo, which starred Hollywood legends, Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn. Of course, no one really knows Carrie for her performance in Shampoo. Needless to say, Carrie Fisher’s net worth hadn’t grown much, but that would soon change.
Carrie became a breakout star in 1977 when she appeared as Princess Leia in the blockbuster film franchise, Star Wars. The role made her an icon. She starred in the sequels, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. , before hitting a bit of a rough patch in her life.
Much like fellow entertainers after her, including Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, and Eminem, she then hit a rough patch and struggled with drugs and alcohol in the mid-80s. It was later revealed she was dealing with depression as well.
In 2015, she made a return to the Star Wars franchise in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. The movie was a massive success and became the third-highest grossing film of all-time. It made over $2 billion worldwide. It was a wonderful way for Carrie to end her long career in Hollywood.
Without a doubt, Carrie Fisher’s net worth was in the millions! Sadly, Carrie’s life was cut short just before 2017. She suffered a massive heart attack while on a flight from London to California on December 23, 2016. After landing, she was rushed to the hospital and was reportedly in critical condition. Four days later on the 27th of December, she was pronounced dead at the age of 60.
It’s believed her net worth was around $18 million at the time of her death. Just one day later, her mother Debbie Reynolds died from a stroke. It’s believed the stress of her losing her daughter contributed to her death.