Goldie Hawn, an American actress, gained prominence through her appearances on the NBC sketch comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." Her notable achievements include winning the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her outstanding performance in Cactus Flower.
What is Goldie Hawn's Net Worth?
Goldie Hawn, the iconic American television and film actress, boasts a net worth of$90 million. With a career spanning over 50 years, it's remarkable to consider her enduring influence.
Hawn initially embarked on her professional journey as a dancer, showcasing her talents with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and engaging in both dance and acting in regional theater.
Goldie's breakthrough came with the sketch comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," catapulting her to immense popularity in the United States and internationally. Over the next three decades, she enjoyed a consistent and successful career.
Goldie Hawn's Lavish Lifestyle
In 2013, Goldie Hawn and her long-time partner Kurt Russell sold their beach house in Malibu for $9.5 million. The house had a Balinese style and was more than 4,000 square feet, with lots of tropical details reflecting its location near the ocean.
In 2019, they put the house up for sale again with a price tag of $13.5 million. Then, in 2016, the couple listed another home in the Pacific Palisades, which they sold the next year for $6.9 million.
This house was almost 6,400 square feet, and it had cool features like a fancy fitness center and, fitting Goldie Hawn's interests, a meditation room.
Goldie Hawn's The Hawn Foundation
The Hawn Foundation was established in 2003 by Goldie Hawn. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to delivering youth education programs designed to enhance academic performance through the implementation of "life-enhancing strategies for well-being."
The foundation actively backs research studies led by external researchers, aimed at assessing the efficacy of its educational initiative for children known as MindUP.
Goldie Hawn's Entertainment Career
Goldie Hawn first got famous on "Laugh-In." On the show, she often played a giggly, bikini-clad character and became a bit of a sex symbol for that time. "Laugh-In" was on for six seasons from 1968 to 1973.
After that, Hawn had a successful film career. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her serious role in the movie Cactus Flower in 1969, breaking away from her famous "Laugh-In" image. In the '70s, she had impressive roles in films like The Sugarland Express,Steven Spielberg's first feature film.
During that time, Goldie also appeared on TV, especially in two specials: Pure Goldie in 1971 and The Goldie Hawn Special in 1978, marking her comeback after taking two years off to raise her son. She had a successful film comeback with Foul Play in 1978, a comedy-thriller with Chevy Chase.
In 1980, Hawn did another TV special with Liza Minelli and had a memorable role in the film Private Benjamin, earning her a second Academy Award nomination. Her film career continued in the '80s with movies like Swing Shift and Overboard, both with her real-life husband Kurt Russell.
Goldie kept acting in films through the '90s, teaming up withSteve Martin, Mel Gibson, and Meryl Streep. In the 2000s, she slowed down in choosing projects, making films with Warren Beatty in 2001 and The Banger Sisters in 2002, which was her last feature film for about 15 years.
In 2005, Hawn published her autobiography, A Lotus Grows in the Mud. In 2017, Goldie returned to the big screen in Snatched with Amy Schumer and also appeared in The Christmas Chronicle on Netflix as Mrs. Claus.
In 2019, despite being one of the most successful "Laugh-In" cast members, Goldie didn't participate in the reunion special.
Goldie Hawn's Early Life
On November 21, 1945, Goldie Hawn was born in Washington, D.C.. Hawn is the daughter of Laura and Edward Rutledge Hawn. She got her name from her mom's aunt.
Hawn has a sister named Patti Hawn, who works in entertainment publicity. Unfortunately, their brother Edward Jr. passed away in infancy before Patti was born, and the sisters didn't know about him when they were growing up.
From a very young age, at three, Goldie started taking ballet and tap dance lessons. She danced in The Nutcracker with the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo in 1955 and made her stage debut in 1964 as Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet at the Virginia Shakespeare Festival.
In 1964, Hawn left American University, where she was studying drama, to run and teach in a ballet school. Goldie began her professional dancing career with a debut in Can-Can at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World's Fair.
A year later, Goldie started working as a professional dancer, even appearing as a go-go dancer in New York City and at the Peppermint Box in New Jersey.
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