Jennifer Saunders was born in England on July 6, 1958, making her 61. She is best known for being an actress and has multiple film and television credits under her belt, including; Friends, The Simpsons, Shrek 2, Minions and most recently, Netflix thriller, The Stranger. So, with multiple credits to her name and a long successful career in the entertainment industry, what is her net worth?
Tonight, Jennifer Saunders appears on BBC One’s Graham Norton, alongside Patrick Stewart, Jamie Foxx and Micael B Jordan, to discuss her new serious role in the Netflix thriller The Stranger.
Jennifer Saunders net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jennifer has a huge and impressive net worth.
According to the net worth site, Jennifer boasts a $20 million net worth. This is roughly converts to £15,300,000 (GBP).
But, how did she earn her impressive fortune?
Most of Jennifer’s wealth comes from being an actress.
She famously was the Fairy Godmother in Shrek 2, and brought her to life through her voice, with fans, even to this date, claiming that her rendition of “I need a hero” is better than the original.
She has voiced multiple cartoon characters over the years including; Miss April Spink in Coraline, Elizabeth II in the Minions movie, and she was Nana Noodleman in Sing.
As well as acting, Jennifer has written multiple TV scrips which is sure to have topped up her income.
Jennifer Saunders Career
Jennifer Saunders was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England in July 1958.
She graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama and became a member of the Comic Strip.
She is known for being one half of comedy duo French and Saunders with Dawn French.
Jennifer starred in the television series Girls on Top as Jennifer Marsh from 1985 to 1986.
She starred in the TV series French and Saunders from 1987 to 2005 and in the series A Bucket O’ French & Saunders in 2007.
From 2006 to 2009 Saunders starred as Caroline Martin in the TV series Jam & Jerusalem.
She starred as Edina in the television series Absolutely Fabulous from 1992 to 2012.
Saunders has also starred in the TV series The Comic Strip Presents… from 1982 to 2012, This Is Jinsy from 2011 to 2014, and Blandings from 2013 to 2014.
She has been a writer for the TV series Girls on Top, French and Saunders, a Bucket o’ French & Saunders, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle, Jam & Jerusalem, and Absolutely Fabulous.
Saunders has won three BAFTA Awards and two awards from the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.
British comedian and actor, Bradley Walsh also has an impressive net worth.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bradley Walsh has more than £6million in the bank.
Previously, The Sun reported in 2018 that Bradley had become one of the UK’s highest-earning stars as he earned £9.2million in two years – an average of £4.6million a year. How did he earn his impressive fortune?
Bradley’s wealth comes down to his lengthy career in television which saw him host The Wheel Of Fortune before becoming a regular on the cobbles as Danny Baldwin on Coronation Street from 2004 – 2006.
Now he is better known as the host of The Chase, and also stars in Doctor Who as companion Graham O’Brien.
Prior to his acting career, Walsh was a professional footballer, playing for Brentford from the age of 18 but injuries forced him to retire from the sport and try an entirely different direction.
Graham Norton continues tonight at 10:35pm on BBC One