Robin Wright is an American actress and a famous director. She starred in the drama series entitled “House of Cards” for which she won the Golden Globe Awards in the best actress category. Wright gained attention for her role as Kelly Capwell in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara. She appeared in the movie “Forrest Gump” co-starring with a famous actor Tom Hanks.
Early Life And Education Of Robin Wright
Robin Gayle Wright, also known by Robin Wright Penn was born on April 8, 1966, in Dallas, Texas. She holds White American Ethnicity and belongs to American nationality.
Her parents were Gayle Gaston who was a cosmetics saleswoman and Freddie Wright who was an employee at a pharmaceutical company.
Robin was raised in San Diego, California. She attended La Jolla High School to complete her education level. Later on, she joined Taft High School in Los Angeles.
Robin Wright's Career
Robin Wright began her professional career as a model in 1980 at the age of fourteen and worked in Paris and Japan. She got a role on the soap opera entitled Santa Barbara for which she was nominated for Daytime Emmy.
Robin starred in the movie “The Princess Bride” playing the title role. After completing Santa Barbara, she got a role in “Daniel” along with Jason Patric. She also appeared in “State of Grace” where she met actor Sean Penn.
Robin was back to Hollywood after taking rest for some time. She played the role of Tara in the movie “The Playboys.” Along with Robin Williams, she appeared in the movie “Toys” where she played the role of a funny character.
Wright got a small role in “The Crossing Guard” along with Jack Nicholson. She played a title role of Moll Flanders which was directed by Pen Densham along with Morgan Freeman and Stockard Channing.
Stockard Channing's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
Stockard Channing has collected a large amount of money from her successful acting career. She has a net worth of around $65 million, in 2019. And her annual salary is $9 million.
The actress was paid $5.5 million from her highly-acclaimed appearance in Netflix's House of Cards.
Stockard Channing's Spouse, Love Life, And Affair
Robin Wright was married to one of the famous actor Dane Witherspoon to whom she met on the set of the soap opera “Santa Barbara.” She later divorced and became close with actor Sean Penn following his divorce from Madonna. They live together and got married in 1996.
Wright was offered the role of Maid Marian in the movie “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” but she could not play it due to her pregnancy.
Wright and Penn’s daughter was born in April. Due to her pregnancy with her second child, she backed out the role of Abby McDeera in the movie “The Firm.” Wright and Peen have a son together who was born in August.
After breaking up with Dane and being back together Wright and Penn married and changed her name to Robin Wright Penn. Later, they too planned for divorce but it was withdrawn for four months later after the couple's request. They both attended the 81st Academy Awards for which Penn won the best actor award.
In the year 2009 Wright filed a form for divorce with her husband Penn and their divorce was finalized in 2010. After two years of their separation, Wright began dating Ben Foster and planned of engagement but could not handle it. Later they again got reunited in 2015 and again called off their engagement on August 29.
The actress is now married Clement Giraudet, a Saint Laurent executive. The two tied the knots in a private wedding ceremony in August 2018, at La Roche-sur-le-Buis, France.
Robin Wright's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Robin Wright's age: April 8, 1966 (age 52)
- Wright's height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
- Birth Name: Robin Virginia Gayle Wright
by ab-niranjan, 18 Jul, 2017