Last Updated: February 19, 2024
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$25 Million
Sep 11, 1950 (73 years old)
5 ft 5 in (1.664 m)
Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Pianist, Voice Actor
United States of America
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What is Amy Madigan's Net Worth?

Amy Madigan is an American actress, producer, and singer who has a net worth of $25 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband since 1983, fellow actor Ed Harris.

Amy Madigan is known for her performances in such films as "Love Child," "Places in the Heart," "Twice in a Lifetime," and "Field of Dreams." For "Twice in a Lifetime," she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Madigan has also acted on television, with credits including the HBO series "Carnivàle" and the NBC television film "Roe vs. Wade."

Personal Life and Real Estate

Amy married fellow actor Ed Harris in 1983. They have a daughter together, Lily Dolores Harris.

For over two decades, Ed and Amy have owned a home in Malibu, California. It's unclear what they paid for the home, but today it's worth an estimated $5 million. In 1998 they paid $660,000 for the undeveloped 2-acre property immediately next door. They tried to sell this plot in 2015 for $2.6 million but appear to still be the owners as of this writing.


Early Life and Education

Amy Madigan was born on September 11, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois to Dolores, an administrative assistant and amateur stage actress, and John, a well-known journalist and political commentator who hosted his own radio show. She has two brothers named Jack and Jim. Madigan was educated at St. Aquinas Dominican High School, and then at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She also studied piano at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. After graduating from Marquette with her BA in philosophy, Madigan moved to Los Angeles. She later studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York.

Career Beginnings in Music

Madigan began her career in the music industry. She sang lead vocals for the band Jelly, which released its only album, "A True Story," in 1977. After that, she appeared nude and covered in jelly in Playboy magazine to promote the band. Madigan went on to tour the United States with various other bands over the subsequent years.

Film Career

Madigan transitioned from singing to acting in the early 1980s. She made her feature film debut in the 1982 biographical drama "Love Child," starring as prison inmate Terry Jean Moore. Madigan went on to appear in three films in 1984: "Love Letters," "Places in the Heart," and "Streets of Fire." The next year, she starred opposite her husband Ed Harris in "Alamo Bay," and had a supporting role in "Twice in a Lifetime." For her performance as Sunny Mackenzie-Sobel in the latter film, Madigan received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. A couple years later, she starred in the thriller "Nowhere to Hide." Madigan was subsequently in "The Prince of Pennsylvania," for which she earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female. Closing out the 1980s, she appeared in the sports fantasy "Field of Dreams" and the comedy "Uncle Buck."

In the 1990s, Madigan appeared in such films as "The Dark Half," "Female Perversions," and "Loved." For her performance in "Loved," she received her second Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female. Kicking off the new millennium, Madigan starred alongside her husband Ed Harris in the biographical drama "Pollock," which Harris also directed. Her subsequent credits included "Winter Passing." In 2007, Madigan acted alongside Amy Ryan in Ben Affleck's crime thriller "Gone Baby Gone." She went on to act in "Once Fallen," "Virginia," "Future Weather," and "Frontera," among other films. Madigan's other notable film credits include the musical drama "Stuck," the drama "American Woman," the satirical action horror film "The Hunt," and the supernatural horror film "Antlers."

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Television Career

Madigan first appeared on television in a 1981 episode of the series "Hart to Hart." The same year, she was in the television film "Crazy Times" and an episode of "CHiPs." Madigan mostly acted in television films during the rest of the decade, including "Victims," "The Day After," "Travis McGee," "The Laundromat," and "Roe vs. Wade." For her portrayal of attorney and women's rights advocate Sarah Weddington in "Roe vs. Wade," she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Emmy Award nomination. Among Madigan's other credits in the 1980s was the 1984 miniseries "Eureka Stockade." She continued appearing primarily in television films in the 1990s, with credits such as "Lucky Day," "And Then There Was One," "Riders of the Purple Sage," and "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years."

In the early 2000s, Madigan appeared in such television films as "In the Name of the People," "A Time for Dancing," "The Laramie Project," and "The Ranch." She also played Iris Crowe in the HBO series "Carnivàle," which ran from 2003 to 2005. After that, Madigan appeared in the two-part ABC miniseries "The Path to 9/11." At the end of the decade, she was in the Lifetime television film "Living Proof" and in nine episodes of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy." In 2010, Madigan appeared in episodes of "Law & Order" and "Fringe." Over the ensuing years, she had guest roles on such shows as "Memphis Beat," "Grace and Frankie," and "How to Get Away with Murder." In 2018, Madigan had a recurring role in the second and final season of the series "Ice," and in 2020 had a recurring role on Showtime's short-lived "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

Stage Career

Madigan made her off-Broadway debut in 1987, playing Sue Jack Tiller in "The Lucky Spot." She won a Theatre World Award for her work, and received a Drama Desk Award nomination. Madigan subsequently acted in "A Lie of the Mind." In 1990, she starred opposite Paula Kelly in "Stevie Wants to Play the Blues," for which she won a Drama-Logue Award. Two years later, Madigan made her Broadway debut playing Stella Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire." She didn't return to the stage until 2013, when she played Susan Perch in "The Jacksonian." Madigan next starred in the 2016 off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's play "Buried Child"; she reprised her role later in the year for the West End production.

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