What is Laura Dern's net worth? Laura Dern's net worth is $12 million dollars. Born in Los Angeles, California, Laura Dern began appearing in her parent's films in the early 70s. Her mother is actress, Diane Ladd, and her father is actor, Bruce Dern. She began to make a name for herself, separate from her parents, in the mid-80s, with her performances in such films as "Smooth Talk" and "Blue Velvet". Throughout the 90s, she turned in multiple award-winning performances in such projects as "Rambling Rose", "Jurassic Park", "Citizen Ruth", "Afterburn", "Ellen", and "The Baby Dance". Throughout the early 2000s, she has gone back and forth between film and television work, appearing in the films, "We Don't Live Here Anymore" and "Inland Empire", among others, and the shows, "The West Wing" and "The Larry Sanders Show". She is currently starring on "Enlightened", for which she won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.