Judi Dench net worth and salary: Dame Judi Dench is an English film, stage and television actress who has a net worth of $35 million. Judi Dench was born on December 9, 1934 in Heworth, UK. Judi is a follower of the Quaker religion and attended a Quaker secondary school growing up. Her parents were actively involved in the York theater scene. Her mother was even helped out with wardrobes. Actors would frequently stay at the Dench house while they were in town performing a play. Pretty soon Judi herself was actively involved in her local theater. She soon landed roles on film and in television in the late 50s and early 60s. Over the years, Dench has performed in many plays, most notably those written by William Shakespeare. Some of her most notable film roles include Chocolat, Notes on a Scandal, Philomena and Iris. She is famous for playing the role of "M" in several James Bond films including GoldenEye, Skyfall, The World is Not Enough, Tomorrow Never Dies, Casino Royale and Die Another Day. In 2014, Judi Dench was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for her role in Philomena. She won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award in 1998 for the film Shakespeare in Love.