Judi Dench

Dame Judith Olivia Dench is an English actress who has the titles of CH, DBE, and FRSA. She is regarded as a “peerless performer” with parts spanning from James Bond blockbusters to Shakespearean tragedies, and is regarded as one of the best actresses in British history. On several occasions, she has been crowned Britain’s best actor.

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What is the Net Worth of Judi Dench?

Dame Judi Dench has a net worth of $45 million. She is an English actress who has appeared in films, on stage, and on television. She is one of the most well-known and successful British theater performers, and she has also had a long cinema career.

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Early Life and Career:

Judi Dench was born in Heworth, York, England, on December 9, 1934, to Irish mother Eleanora Olive and English father Reginald Dench. Judi was raised as a Quaker and attended a Quaker secondary school. Her parents were both active members of the York theater community. Her mother assisted with the clothing as well. When actors were in town for a play, they would regularly stay at the Dench residence. Judi immediately became an enthusiastic participant in her community theater.

She studied speech and drama at the Royal Albert Hall in London’s Central School of Speech and Drama. In September 1957, she made her stage debut at the Royal Court Theater in Liverpool with the Old Vic company. In “Hamlet,” she played Ophelia. She made her London stage debut in the same show at the West End’s Old Vic. In December 1961, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, and by 1964, she had been in television and film productions such as “A Study in Terror” and “Talking to a Stranger,” the latter of which earned her a BAFTA for Best Actress.

Dench was cast as Sally Bowles in the musician “Cabaret” in 1968. Following a successful run in “Cabaret,” Dench spent over two decades performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford and London, collecting several “best actress” accolades. Her various appearances included the Duchess in the 1971 film “The Duchess of Malfi.” She also acted as Lady Macbeth in the famous 1976 version of “Macbeth” and appeared in “Much Ado About Nothing.” Dench received a BAFTA nomination for her work as Hazel Wiles in the BBC drama “On Giant’s Shoulders” in 1979.

Personal Life:

Dench married actor Michael Williams, with whom she stayed until Williams’ death in 2001. Finty Williams, the couple’s daughter, was born in 1972. Samuel is the name of her grandchild (b. 1997.) Dench has been in a relationship with David Mills, an environmentalist, since 2010. Mills persuaded her to open a squirrel enclosure at the wildlife center he runs near her house in Surrey, and the two became friends.

In 1970, Dench was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). She is the Patron and President of the Drama Studio London Alumni Foundation. Dench was a patron of around 180 charities in the late 1990s, many of them were tied to theater or medical causes, such as York Against Cancer. She is also the long-serving and active Vice President of Revitalise, the national charity for disadvantaged persons.

Quick Facts:

Net Worth: $45 Million
Date of Birth: Dec 9, 1934 (86 years old)
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Profession: Actor, Author, Voice Actor, Theatre Director, Musician
Nationality: United Kingdom