Robin Wright rose to prominence as Kelly Capwell in the NBC Daytime soap opera Santa Barbara from 1984 to 1988. She is also well known for her exceptional acting abilities on television and in films.
Age of Robin Wright
Robin Wright was born in Dallas, Texas on April 8, 1996. Robin Gayle Wright is her full name. Her parents are Mary Kay (mother) and Fred Wright (father).
Robin’s mother, Mary, is a cosmetics saleswoman, and her father, Fred, works for a pharmaceutical company. She did, however, grow up in Southern California.
Wright is of white ethnicity and has American nationality. He also has a photographer’s sibling brother, Richard Wright. Robin attended La Jolla High School in San Diego, California. She then enrolled at Taft High School in Chicago, Illinois.
Robin Wright’s Net Worth
Robin Wright’s net worth is estimated to be $65 million. At the height of the series, she earned $9 million per season for her work on “House of Cards.” As a result of her professional career, she was able to earn a substantial sum of money.
Robin is still in the entertainment industry and earning more than the average actress’s salary. In addition, Wright and Penn received half of his fortune in the settlement, which was estimated to be worth around $40 million. As a result, Robin has led a lavish lifestyle.
Robin Wright’s third Husband
In the year 1986, Robin Wright married her husband Dane Witherspoon. They met on the set of the soap opera Santa Barbara in 1984 before they married. They dated for about two years before getting married.
Sadly, Robin and Dane’s marriage ended in divorce in 1988. Following his divorce from Madonna, she began a relationship with actor Sean Penn in 1989. She was pregnant when she was offered the role of Maid Marian in the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, but she declined.
Dylan Penn, Robin and Penn’s daughter, was born in April 1991. Then, on August 6, 1993, they welcomed their second child, a son named Hopper Jack Penn. Robin eventually married her husband Sean Penn in 1996 after breaking up and getting back together.
The couple’s on-again, off-again relationship appears to have ended with divorce plans announced in December 2007. The couple’s divorce petition, however, was withdrawn four months later at their request. She filed for legal separation yet again in April 2009 but withdrew the petition in May.
On August 12, 2009, Robin filed for divorce, declaring that she had no intention of reconciling. Robin and Penn’s divorce was finally finalized on July 22, 2010. In February 2012, she began dating actor Ben Foster. They also announced their engagement in January 2014.
They ended their engagement in November 2014 but reunited in January 2015. On August 29, 2015, the couple announced the end of their second engagement.
Robin began dating Saint Laurent executive Clement Giraudet. Wright and Giraudet married in a private wedding in La Roche-sur-le-Buis, France, in August 2018.
Robin began her modeling career when she was 14 years old. After auditioning for a role at the age of 18, she landed the role of ‘Kelly Capwell’ in the popular soap opera ‘Santa Barbara.’
She has also been nominated for several Daytime Emmy Awards. She starred in ‘Santa Barbara’ from 1984 to 1988. Then, in 1987, she played ‘Buttercup,’ a lovely damsel in distress in the fantasy film ‘The Princess Bride.’
She portrayed ‘Jenny Curran’ in the 1994 comedy-drama ‘Forrest Gump.’ In 1996, she appeared in the film ‘Moll Flanders.’ She appeared in the 1997 film ‘She’s So Lovely,’ playing a drug addict and alcoholic.
In the year 2000, Robin played ‘Audrey Dunn’ in the superhero drama film ‘Unbreakable.’ She appeared as herself in the documentary ‘Searching for Debra Winger,’ discussing the difficulties she faced as a woman working in the film industry.
In 2005, she also appeared in the two-part mini-series ‘Empire Falls.’ In 2008, Wright was a member of the ensemble cast of ‘New York, I Love You,’ a romantic comedy-drama anthology of 11 short films.
Robin portrayed ‘Mary Surratt’ in the 2010 film ‘The Conspirator.’ She rose to prominence again after appearing in the political television drama ‘House of Cards’ in 2013.
Robin appeared in the 2011 Academy Award-nominated sports drama film ‘Moneyball.’ In 2013, she starred as the unpredictable aging actress in the live-action animated drama ‘The Congress.’
She also appeared in the epic biographical adventure film ‘Everest.’ In the 2017 superhero film ‘Wonder Woman,’ she portrayed ‘General Antiope,’ Diana’s aunt who guides and trains her.
Robin appeared in the science fiction film ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ In 2020, she will reprise her role as ‘Antiope’ in ‘Wonder Woman 1984.’ She directed and acted in ‘Land,’ an American-British-Canadian drama film.
Robin Wright Charitable Giving
Robin is an avid philanthropist and the honorary spokesperson for the nonprofit The Gordie Foundation. The Gordie Foundation is a non-profit organization that works to help young people deal with and avoid the risks associated with alcohol consumption.
She is also a Democratic Republic of the Congo human rights activist. She has been an outspoken advocate for national issues.
Height of Robin Wright
Robin Wright stands 1.68 meters (5 feet 6 inches) tall. Wright has blonde hair and hazel eyes.