Virginia-born actress Sandra Bullock has an estimated worth of $125 million. She is the daughter of an American voice coach and German opera singer, and spent a good portion of her youth singing in a choir in Germany. Abandoning her University studies to pursue a career in acting, Bullock lived in New York City where she worked, attended acting classes and went on auditions, taking roles for the stage and student films. After moving to Los Angeles, Bullock maintained a steady roster of small roles until landing a major supporting role in 1993′s Demolition Man.
The following year, Bullock co-starred opposite Keanu Reeves in Speed, which grossed $350.4 million worldwide. Bullock's career was soaring with major roles in highly successful and diverse films such as While You Were Sleeping ($182 million worldwide), A Time to Kill($152.2 million worldwide), Miss Congeniality ($212.7 million worldwide), and Two Weeks Notice ($199 million worldwide). Bullock won critical praise for her supporting role in the 2005 film Crash, which earned three Academy Awards. Bullock's 2009 comedy film The Proposalis her highest grossing film to date, bringing in $314.6 million worldwide. Her other 2009 feature, The Blind Side, is currently climbing the ladder of success with an already estimated $200 million in domestic box office earnings and has garnered Bullock a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for best actress. Bullock also runs Fortis Films and was the executive producer for The George Lopez Show.
Sandra was married West Coast Choppers founder Jesse James. In March 2010 James admitted to being unfaithful to Bullock.