Drew Barrymore net worth and salary: Drew Barrymore is an American actress, director and producer who has a net worth of $125 million. Drew Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 in Culver City, California. Drew Blyth Barrymore was born into one of America's greatest acting. She is the granddaughter of the legendary John Barrymore and the daughter of actress/model Jade Barrymore. She began her acting career while still a child with a role in the 1980 film, Altered States. The role that would make famous occurred when she appeared in the smash hit movie "E.T. the Extraterrestrial". Fame at such a young age was not easy for Drew to handle. Barrymore struggled with drugs and alcohol while still young. She chronicled these experiences in her autobiography, "Little Girl Lost". Once she sobered up and straightened out, she made a successful transition to adult roles, and in 1990 started her own production company, Flower Films. Drew Barrymore has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and serves as Ambassador against Hunger for the U.N World Food organization. She recently donated more than $1 million to this organization. Her performances have not gone unnoticed. She has received the Screen Actors Guild Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV miniseries for her role as Little Edie in Grey gardens.