Joan Crawford Net Worth
Joan Crawford Net Worth: Joan Crawford was an American actress who had a net worth equal to $8 million at the time of her death in 1977. Joan Crawford was born in San Antonio, Texas in March 1904 and passed away in May 1977. Crawford started out as a dancer and stage chorine (chorus girl). She worked on Broadway and signed a motion picture deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1925. She became frustrated by her parts and got herself noticed as a flapper. She became one of Hollywood's most popular actresses and one of the highest paid women in the United States. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for 1945's Mildred Pierce. Crawford married Pepsi-Cola Company Chairman Alfred Steele in 1955 but he passed away in 1959. Joan took over for his duties but was forced to retire in 1973. The American Film Institute named her the tenth greatest female star in the history of American cinema. Crawford had over 100 acting credits to her name and her last role came in the TV series The Sixth Sense in 1972. She also did some work as a writer and producer. She was nominated for two other Oscars for Best Actress in a Leading Role as well as winning a Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Golden Globes in 1970. Crawford was awarded a star on the Motion Picture Walk of Fame in 1960 at 1752 Vine Street. Joan Crawford passed away on May 10, 1977 from a heart attack at 73 years old. At the time of her death, Joan's estate was worth $2 million. She famously disinherited her children Christina and Christopher from the will, citing "reasons which are well-known to them". They sued the estate and eventually received a total of $55,000.