How Much is Kim Cattrall Worth?
At the premiere of the film “Sex and the City 2” Kim Cattrall was irresistible in the golden Naeem Khan dress. She looked perfect and posed with her colleagues – Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon – in spite of the rumors about conflicts between four actresses. The reason of the conflict was Kim’s pretense to get the same salary as the main star – Parker. In fact, her paycheck was not so impressive as Sarah. But it didn’t influence Kim Cattrall net worth – it is estimated at astonishing $75 million.
No need to remind, that most part of Cattrall wealth comes from her role of Samantha Jones in the cult series “Sex and the City”. Her sexual heroine – Samantha Jones – brought the actress not just a solid salary, but also lots of merchandising deals. She co-authored the book about sex and signed a number of successful endorsement deals, including such giants as Pepsi and Nissan.
Kim continues to participate in a number of successful TV and big screen projects. She plays the leading part in Canadian series “Sensitive Skin” and portrayed the title heroine – a porn star – in a drama “Meet Monica Velour”.
As you can see, Kim Cattrall remains a busy and wealthy actress. But she had to refuse from a happy family life to make her career. The star has no children and is now single, in spite of three marriages and numerous love affairs she used to have.
Kim Cattrall Bio and Career
Samantha Jones actress was born in Liverpool, England in the family of a constructor engineer (father) and homemaker (mother). The girl spent most part of her childhood and teen years in Vancouver, Canada. When she was about 11 years old, the girl made up her mind to become an actress. She was trained at the London Academy for Music and the Dramatic Arts. At the age of 16 Cattrall moved to New York in order to become a professional entertainer.
She earned her first salary at the age of 19, when she was cast as Joyce in a thriller “Rosebud”.
After that Cattrall portrayed a number of interesting characters in versatile screen projects. She was Ruthie in “Ticket to Heaven” and Karen in “Police Academy”. Kim got an opportunity to meet A list Hollywood stars at a film set. Thus she played opposite Tom Hanks in “Bonfire of the Vanities” and depicted Britney Spears heroine mother in “Crossroads”.
Kim Cattrall met her finest hour, when she got the role of Samantha Jones in “Sex and the City”. The series producer, Darren Star, thought that Kim was an ideal actress to play this role – she was beautiful, hot and witty. He called to Kim’s agent and after a short discussion the star refused to participate in “Sex and the City”. Cattrall didn’t want to move to New York, where the series were produced. Besides her then-fiancé a Hollywood star Daniel Benzali didn’t want his loved one to play a sexaholic Samantha Jones. Finally Cattrall accepted the offer. Her engagement to Benzali was cancelled.
Currently Kim Cattrall lives alone in her house in Vancouver.
The stellar actress spent her teen years in Canada. Of course, she could buy any house in any part of the world after the success of the series. But she fell in love with a cozy home in her native Vancouver, which witnessed a sea line.
It is not known exactly, what amount Kim paid for the residence in 2014. But now, when she is not busy with screen projects in USA, Cattrall comes to a majestic house, which is surrounded by tall trees and shrubs.
When Kim wants to relax, she spends a couple of hours in a comfortable armchair at the terrace. She looks at the sea out of the window and breathes fresh sea air. If she is in mood, she walks at the seaside to recharge her life batteries.