Julie Andrews is an English actress, author, and singer who was a teen heartthrob in her day. Mary Poppins, The Tamarind Seed, Duet for One, and Victor/Victoria are some of her well-known works.
|Celebrated Name:||Julie Andrews|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Dame Julie Andrews, DBE|
|Age:||86 years old|
|Birth Date:||1 October 1935|
|Birth Place:||Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom|
|Blake Edwards (m.1969-2010), Tony Walton (m.1959-1967)|
|Children:||Yes (Emma Walton Hamilton, Amy Edwards, Joanna Edwards)|
|Profession:||English actress, singer and author|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$50 million|
Julie Andrews Biography
Julie Andrews was born in Walton-on-Thames, England on October 1, 1935. Her father, Edward Charles Wells, was a metalwork and woodwork teacher, and her mother, Barbara Ward Wells. Her parents divorced, and she spent her childhood in Surrey with her father and brother, John. They live in the slums because her father has a low income. Julie began her education at Cone-Ripman School before transferring to Woodbrook School in Beckenham.
Julie Andrews Age, Height, Weight
Julie Andrews was born on October 1, 1935, and is 86 years old as of 2022. Her height is 1.73 meters and her weight is 58 kilograms.
Julie began performing on stage with her mother and stepfather at a young age. Her first performance took place in 1945 and lasted two days. At the time, she met Val Parnell, a British television managing director, and presenter.
Julie’s Broadway debut went well. Julie starred in one of the most successful musicals of all time, The Boyfriend. Her successful acting credits include Mary Poppins, The Tamarind Seed, Duet for One, and Victor/Victoria.
Julie published her autobiography Home: A Memory of My Early Years on April 1, 2008, and it quickly became a best-seller. She also wrote children’s books, the best of which was The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles.
Julie Andrews Achievements and Awards
Julie won numerous awards during her illustrious career, which many others can only dream of. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Marry Poppins in 1965. In 1983, she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for her performance in Victor Victoria.
She has won the Golden Globe five times in a row, in 1965, 1966, 1967, and 1968. She received Emmys in 1973 and 2005, as well as a Grammy in 1965. She received numerous other awards and nominations throughout her career, cementing her status as a legend.
Julie Andrews’s Net Worth in 2022
This immensely popular actress has singing and writing skills that she uses to supplement her income. Darling Lili paid her $1,000,000 per year. She was supposed to star in Say It With Music, but the studio refused, so she sued and won $1,250,000 from them. Her net worth is currently estimated to be around $50 million as of October 2022.
Julie has been married twice. Tony Walton, a set and costume designer, was her first husband. They married on May 10, 1959, and divorced eight years later in 1967. Emma Kathrine Walton, their daughter, was born in 1962.
Julie married Blake Edwards, an American film director, and producer, and remained with him until his death in 2010. They had no children of their own, but in 1970 they adopted two daughters, Joanna and Amy.