Sigourney Weaver Net Worth: Sigourney Weaver is an American actress who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Over the course of a career that has lasted over thirty years, Sigourney Weaver has starred in such hits as the "Alien" franchise, "Gorillas in the Mist", and most recently, the international blockbuster, "Avatar". She has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won multiple Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards.
Born Susan Alexandra Weaver on October 8, 1949, in Manhattan, New York City New York, US, she has made a name for herself on screen playing literally everything from sci-fi matriarch with Alien to the Queen of Spain. With a few roles behind, Weaver rose to fame with Ridley Scott's movie Alien playing the role of Ellen Ripley. She got the chance to reprise the role three times, and thus, the film turned into a franchise. Alien Resurrection was the fourth time for Susan to play Ellen again getting the attention of many film critics. She followed up the Alien's success with two Ghostbusters movies of the 80s, the critical hit The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), Working Girl (1988), as well as playing Grace Augustine in Avatar (2009). Weaver went on to receive nods from critics and audiences for her manifold contributions to the science fiction film history gaining the nickname of "The Sci-Fi Queen". In her three decade long career, she has fetched three Oscars along with numerous Emmy Award, Drama Desk Award and Tony Award nominations. In addition to the above, Sigourney Weaver owns a New York based production company, Goat Cay Productions, which is working to introduce new voices from the theater into the film industry. Off the screen, she holds a degree from both Stanford University and Yale University. What's more, she is married with one child.