Facts of Maggie Smith
|Full Name||Maggie Smith|
|Birth Name||Margaret Natalie Smith|
|Father Name||Nathaniel Smith|
|Mother Name||Margaret Hutton Smith|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||BAFTA Awards,Golden Globe Awards|
|Filmography||Harry Potter,Dowtown Abbey|
|Education||Oxford High School|
|Date of Birth||December 28,1934|
Seven times BAFTA Awards winner, Maggie Smith is an English actress who is well known for playing the character of Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter movie series and as Lady Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in the TV series Downtown Abbey, alongside Gary Carr, for which she won three Emmy Awards.
The winner of Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Legacy Award and receiver of Bodley Medal is also popular for films like Clash of the Titans, Othello, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, and California Suite.
How much is Maggie Smith's Net Worth?
As of 2019, the two times Academy Awards winning actress has an estimated net worth of $18 million which she gathered from her 67 years of acting career. The average salary of an actress in Hollywood is estimated to be $46,800.
By far the 84-years old actress hasn't disclosed the salary she received from the different acting ventures that she has undertaken over the years.
Where doe Maggie Smith live?
Maggie Smith lives a very private life in her home in Pulborough, West Sussex in the United Kingdom. The 5-bedroomed house comes with a stable, three barns, an orchard, and a vineyard. The price of the house is still unknown.
Her house in the series Downtown Abbey in West Byfleet, Surrey, sold for about $9 million (£6 million) in 2015.
Maggie Smith's Highest Earnings Films
She played Professor Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ($975.1 million), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ($879.2 million), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($796.9 million), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($897.1 million), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($940 million), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($934.5 million), and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ($1.342 billion).
Awards and Honours
In her overall acting career, Maggie Smith has received 58 awards and has been nominated for 157 categories. She has won two Oscar Awards, seven BAFTA Awards, Four Emmy Awards, and three Golden Awards.
Further, she has also won a Tony Award, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Special Olivier Award. Smith is Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire and a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour.
Maggie Smith's Life History
The English actress was born as Margaret Natalie Smith on 28th December in 1934 in Ilford, Essex, in the United Kingdom. She is the daughter of mother Margaret Hutton Smith and father Nathaniel Smith. She had two elder twin brothers Ian and Alistair (died 1981). She is of British nationality, and her ethnicity is white.
She studied at the Oxford High School until she was 16 and then attended Oxford Playhouse where she studied acting.
84-years-old Maggie has been married twice and is currently single and the widow of Beverley Cross, whom she married in 1975. They remained married until Cross' death on 20th March 1998.
She was first married to actor Robert Stephens with whom she shares two sons Toby Stephens and Chris Larkin. The couple married on 29th June 1967 and divorced on 6th April 1975. Smith is now the grandmother to 5 grandchildren.