LACMA Trustee Tony Ressler (L) and actor Jami Gertz attend the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala on November 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Charley Gallay, Getty Images for LACMA)

Top actresses all over the world are making a tonne of money in the twenty-first century, despite the fact that they may not be compensated as highly as their male counterparts. For only one movie, many of the top Hollywood actors demand several million dollars. There are countless multi-millionaire actresses out there when you take their endorsement income into account. The richest actress in the world, however, has a far less net worth than the majority of actors. She has only been in five films in the previous 25 years, which is astonishing given that she has never been the star of a single picture.

The richest actress in the world is American actress Jami Gertz, who has a net worth of over $3 billion (about Rs. 25,000 crore). Many people may not be familiar with the name and may assume that names like Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston, or the Olsen twins, who have achieved greater fame, are on the list instead. However, Gertz’s income exceeds these women’s net worth by a factor of 5–10. And this is in spite of the fact that her acting career was not extremely successful. Gertz made her billions in the business sector, which is why. Jami shares ownership of the NBA franchise Atlanta Hawks with her businessman husband Tony Ressler. She also owns a number of other business ventures.

Jami Gertz’ film and television career

After being identified in a nationwide talent competition in the late 1970s, the 57-year-old started her acting career as a child actress. She debuted in a movie in 1981 with Endless Love and afterwards made appearances in Twister, Still Standing, and The Neighbours, among other films and TV series. Gertz cut back on her film roles after the 1990s, appearing in just five films as a lead after 1997. She has, however, made many TV appearances throughout this time, and in 2001, her guest appearance on Ally McBeal earned her a nomination for an Emmy Award. She had a brief cameo appearance in the 2022 film I Want You Back.

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