Linda Hamilton Net Worth
Linda Hamilton’s Biography
Linda Carroll Hamilton, known with her professional name Linda Hamilton, is an actress based in America. The actress is famous for playing the role of Sarah Connor in the film sequel of The Terminator, and Catherine Chandler in CBS’s television series Beauty and the Beast from 1987 to 1990. Besides, she had also played the role of Vicky in 1984 film, Children of the Corn, and as Mary Elizabeth Bartowski in NBC’s Chuck.
Linda Hamilton was born in Salisbury, Maryland, and her birthday falls on 26th of September, 1956. Her father Carroll Stanford Hamilton was a physician. Her father died when the actress was of 5 years old, and subsequently, her mother got married to a police chief. Moreover, she has a twin sister, Leslie Hamilton Gearren, and one older sister, and a younger brother.
Linda completed her education from Wicomico Junior School (now Wicomico Middle School), and Wicomico High School situated at Salisbury. Later, she enrolled at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland. However, after studying for two years, she quit her education to study acting in New York. Besides, she attended at Lee Strasberg in New York.
Hamilton did her acting debut through a television series Shirley in 1980. Besides, she appeared as Anne Samoorian, and Greta Rideout in TV films, Reunion, and Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case respectively in the same year. Further, the actress appeared as Lisa Rogers in CBS’s soap opera Secrets of Midlands Heights. She played the role from 1980 to 1981, and also received worthy salary from the series which contributed in her net worth.
In the year 1982, Linda Hamilton made her movie debut as Susan Swayze in film, Tag: The Assassination Game. Besides, she played the role of Lauren Hollister for 10 episodes in ABC’s soap opera, King’s Crossing in the same year. Later in 1984, she appeared as Vicky and Eva Crescent Moon in films, Children of the Corn and The Stone Boy respectively. Further, she portrayed Sarah Connor in film, The Terminator along with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Linda, then in 1986, starred as Nina in film Black Moon Rising and Amy Franklin in film King Kong Loves. The following year, Hamilton played the role of Catherine Chandler in CBS’s television series Beauty and the Beast. She played the role for 46 episodes, and received good sum of money which raised her net worth. In 1988, the actress appeared as Claire Madison in a TV film, Go Toward the Light.
Works from 1991 to Present
Subsequently in 1991, Linda Hamilton reprised the role of Sarah Connor in the sequel of Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Linda then appeared as Karen Rainer in film Silent Fall in year 1994. Eventually, the actress appeared in various films like Separate Lives (1995), Dante’s Peak (1997), The Secret Life of Girls (1999), Skeletons in the Closet (2001), Smile (2005), The Kid & I (2005), Broken (2006), and so on. All these works too contributed the actress’s net worth.
Likewise, Linda worked in TV series like Hercules (1998-1999), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000), According to Jim (2005), Thief (2006), The Line (2008-2009), Chuck (2010-2012), etc. These series too had contributed in her net worth.
Moreover, Linda will soon be seen in the same role of Sarah Connor in a new upcoming sequel of Terminator film. And we hope this will too increase her existing net worth.
Linda Hamilton is an owner of net worth of $74 million U.S. dollars. The actress came into fame after playing the role of Sarah Connor in the Terminator film series which too paid her good sum of money which helped in attaining this net worth. Moreover, renowned director James Cameroon too provided her $50 million as a divorce settlement.
Must Know Facts about Linda Hamilton
Real Name: Linda Carroll Hamilton
Date of Birth: 26th September, 1956
Height: 5′ 6″
Husbands: Bruce Abbott (m. 1982; div. 1989), James Cameron (m. 1997; div. 1999)
Net Worth: $74 Million