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Halle Berry Net Worth

WHat is Halle Berry net worth

WHat is Halle Berry net worth

Net worth$90 million
Source of wealthProfessional actor
Date of BirthAugust 14, 1966
Country of OriginUnited States of American

Halle Berry Net Worth

Halle Berry is one of the most successful in highest paid actresses today. She went from being Miss Ohio USA to becoming one of the biggest names in Hollywood. As of 2021, Halle Berry’s net worth is $90 million.

Early life

Berry was born Maria Halle Berry; her name was legally changed to Halle Maria Berry at age five. Her parents selected her middle name from Halle’s Department Store, which was then a local landmark in her birthplace of Cleveland, Ohio. 

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Her mother, Judith Ann  is white and was born in Liverpool, England.  Judith Ann worked as a psychiatric nurse. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was an African American hospital attendant in the psychiatric ward where her mother worked; he later became a bus driver. Berry’s parents divorced when she was four years old; she and her older sister, Heidi Berry-Henderson, were raised exclusively by their mother.

Berry grew up in Oakwood, Ohio and graduated from Bedford High School where she was a cheerleader, honor student, editor of the school newspaper and prom queen. 

She worked in the children’s department at Higbee’s Department store. She then studied at Cuyahoga Community College. In the 1980s, she entered several beauty contests, winning Miss Teen All American in 1985 and Miss Ohio USA in 1986.

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Career

In 1989, Berry moved to New York City to pursue her acting ambitions. During her early time there, she ran out of money and had to live briefly in a homeless shelter.

Her situation improved by the end of that year, and she was cast in the role of model Emily Franklin in the short-lived ABC television series Living Dolls, which was shot in New York and was a spin-off of the hit series Who’s the Boss?.

During the taping of Living Dolls, she lapsed into a coma and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. After the cancellation of Living Dolls, she moved to Los Angeles.

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Berry’s film debut was in a small role for Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever (1991), in which she played Vivian, a drug addict.

She is, as of February 2019, executive producer of the BET television series Boomerang, based on the film in which she starred. The series premiered February 12, 2019.

Berry made her directorial debut with the feature Bruised in which she plays a disgraced MMA fighter named Jackie Justice, who reconnects with her estranged son. Filming began in 2019 with shooting in Atlantic City and Newark. The film’s world premiere was held at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2020. Even Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film.[

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