How Much is Nia Vardalos Worth?
Do you remember a cute Toula from olive oil-slicked comedy “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? The actress Nia Vardalos rose to fame mostly due to this project. But she portrayed a number of other interesting heroines too. During the years of her acting activity Nia Vardalos saved $10 million net worth.
In fact, acting is not the only one source of wealth for Nia. She earned the huge part of her millions as a screenwriter and producer too. Vardalos co-wrote scripts for such screen hits as “Connie and Carla”, “Larry Crowne” and some others.
In 2016 Nia Vardalos doubled her earnings, when she released the sequel of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”. She waited for 14 years till she got ready to write the next part of the hit movie. Vardalos needed to get some “mummy experience” to portray a parent on the screen naturally. It is interesting to know, that Nia refused from using makeup during first scenes of the movie. She knew that each mother had to forget about herself for a while. The actress wanted to look real in her role.
Nia and her husband, the actor and My Big Fat Greek Wedding co-star Ian Gomez, adopted a daughter Ilaria in 2008. The couple tried to get pregnant through IVF, but their 13 attempts failed. To describe her feelings on the long way to motherhood, Nia wrote a book “Instant Mom”, which was sold worldwide and brought a star some extra wages.