Rose Byrne Net Worth
Rose Byrne net worth and salary: Rose Byrne is an Australian actress who has a net worth of $16 million. Rose Byrne was born on July 24, 1979 in Sidney, Australia. Rose Byrne began taking acting classes at age eight, joining the Australian Theatre for Young People. She later attended the University of Sydney. In 1999, Byrne studied acting at the Atlantic Theatre Company developed by David Mamet and William H. Macy. She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll, when she was 12 years old. Over the next few years, Rose appeared in a variety of Australian television series including high school drama Heartbreak High, as well as Echo Point, the short-lived Network Ten challenger to Home and Away. In 1999, she rocketed to fame in Australia with her role as Alex in Gregor Jordan's gritty crime comedy Two Hands. She was awarded the Copa Volpi for Best Actress at the 1999 Venice International Film Festival for her outstanding portrayal as BG. Her first experience on a big-budget movie came when she played handmaiden to Natalie Portman in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones. In 2001 she featured in the The Pitch, a notorious sub 3 minute short film directed by Nash Edgerton which was created as the trailer for Tropfest 2001. In 2004, Byrne starred as Briseis, the Trojan priestess who is abducted during the Trojan War by Achilles. In 2006, Byrne portrayed Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac, a French aristocrat and friend of Marie Antoinette, in Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette. In 2009, she co-starred with Nicolas Cage in the science fiction thriller, Knowing. To American audiences she first became widely known after appearing in the comedy Bridesmaids. She of Irish and Scottish descent (her grandfather was an Irish immigrant to Australia). She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.