Gemma Arterton’s net worth is estimated at $11 million. This amount is calculated by taking her current salary and multiplying it by two. That is $22,000 per hour.
Gemma Arterton is the English actress who is famous for her part in the film ‘Funny Games’.
Arterton started playing when she was only 8. This was her first big role and she played Rosaline in a play written by William Shakespeare.
She’s famous for her role in the critically acclaimed movie “The Wife”. She was born in England but later moved to Ireland.
At age 13, Arterton’s parents divorced. After being in foster care for a while, the then-teenager was adopted by an American family before moving to the U.K.
Sally-Anne’s mother Sally-Anne Heap runs a cleaning business and her father Barry J. Arterton is a welder.
After graduating from the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama, she found her way onto the West End stage and had her first professional break in a production of The Tempest.
After graduating from University, she made her film debut in ‘Madea’s Witness Protection’ in 2010. She received her first starring role as a romantic lead opposite Pierce Brosnan in ‘Love is All You Need’ in 2011.
Arterton played a Bond girl in the film Quantum of Solace. She was chosen from around fifteen hundred candidates. She said it was a “nice-sized role” but she only did a short part.
While her career hasn’t reached the heights of films like ‘Titanic’, some of her more recent roles have been in interesting work, like ‘The Fall’ and ‘Tamara Drewe’.
In January 2014, she took the title role in John Webster’s ‘The Duchess of Malfi’. The play was first performed at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the new indoor theatre at Shakespeare’s Globe.
During 2016 Arterton played the title role in
The Merry Wives of Windsor at the King’s theatre
The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Apollo Theatre.
According to Forbes, on July 1, 2019, Gemma Arterton’s net worth was $19 million.
From the first film that you’ve ever gone to see with your parents, you decided to be an actress.
Favorite Quotes from Gemma Arterton
When on set, Arterton was often the picture of calmness and professionalism. However, the actress would regularly indulge in ‘therapeutic’ escapades. The actress’s personal assistant would often be the first person to see that Gemma was struggling.
‘I don’t want to be in some kind of celebrity bubble. I want to be in my local community and in my normal life. I want to be out buying stuff and I want people to recognize me.”
– Gemma Arterton
She also spoke on how she prefers to just move and travel rather than staying in one place.
While in France, all of Arterton’s family members were extremely proud of her, they were also worried about her safety. Her family was supportive throughout the shoot.
3 Lessons from Gemma Arterton
Although Gemma has achieved tremendous success she has been able to do so because she has stayed true to herself and has not let her beauty or her money make her into someone she’s not. She has a very strong sense of self and is very honest and good to others.
1. Life Gets Tough
When life seems tough, do something tougher so that you no longer remember what it was hard before.
2. Our Goals
We are able to accomplish what we want to because we focus on what we want more so than on what we don’t want.
3. Being Present
I feel that balance in the way you speak about the importance of being present and yet focusing on the task at hand.
In order to keep you consistently connected with your goals and your future, you need to make sure that you know who and when you need to be connected to.
The stage debut came in an amateur production of the play “The Boy Who Fell into a Book”.
Arterton attended Miskin Theatre School, where she was spotted by the casting director of Dirty Pretty Things. She had a small role in the film and was offered the role of Holly in the film adaptation of Dirty Pretty Things.
Arterton was ranked the 48th highest-earning actor in 2018.