Joanne Whalley Net Worth: Age, Height, Relationship, and Career

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Joanne Whalley is an English actress. She has appeared primarily on television, but also in nearly 30 feature films, including Dance with a Stranger (1985), Willow (1988), Scandal (1989), Storyville (1992) The Secret Rapture (1993), and Mother’s Boys (1994). Following her marriage to Val Kilmer in 1988, she was credited as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer until their divorce in 1996. Joanne Whalley net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of 2022.

Celebrated NameJoanne Whalley
Rеаl Nаmе/Full NаmеJoanne Whalley
GenderFemale
Age60 years old
Віrth Dаtе25 August 1961
Віrth РlасеSalford, England
NationalityBritish
Joanne Whalley Net Worth in 2022$5 million
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Early Life

Joanne Whalley was born in Salford, Lancashire, and later moved to Levenshulme and then to Stockport, Cheshire. There, she attended Bredbury Comprehensive School, before leaving to study at Harrytown Convent Girls’ School in Romiley and the Braeside School of Speech and Drama in Marple.

Whalley first appeared as a child in How We Used to Live and Juliet Bravo, and also had bit parts in soap operas, especially Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Her early film roles include a non-speaking part as a groupie in Pink Floyd’s The Wall, and a young Beatles fan in Birth of the Beatles.

In the post-punk era, she flirted with the fringes of the Manchester New Wave scene and was briefly a member of a Stockport-based band called the Slowguns, but left before the release of their two singles. Later, she was the lead singer of the pop group Cindy & The Saffrons; they recorded the Shangri-Las’ song “Past, Present, and Future” in 1982 at Abbey Road Studios, and the next year they recorded “Terry” by Twinkle. The group split up soon afterward. In 2003, Whalley appeared on Blink-182’s song “Stockholm Syndrome”, reading letters between Mark Hoppus’ grandparents.

Joanne Whalley Age, Height, Weight, and Relationship

Being born on 25 August 1961, Joanne Whalley is 60 years old. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 52 kg or 115 pounds.

Whalley met American actor Val Kilmer while filming the movie Willow. The couple married in 1988. Whalley took a break from acting to bring up two children with Kilmer. Mercedes was born on 29 October 1991 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Jack was born on 6 June 1995. Shortly after that, the pair separated. Whalley filed for divorce on 21 July 1995, citing irreconcilable differences.

Joanne Whalley Net Worth and Career

Joanne Whalley Net Worth and Career

Joanne Whalley began her career as a young actor in shows such as How We Used To Live and Juliet Bravo. She also starred in the television shows Emmerdale and Coronation Street. She had a brief stint as a singer in the pop group Cindy & The Saffrons as she grew up. In addition, she was a member of the band Slowguns. She did, however, leave the band before their two songs were released.

Whalley gained notoriety in 1982 for her portrayal of Ingrid Rothwell in the television adaptation of the novel A Kind of Loving. However, her breakout part came in 1985, when she played Emma Craven in the drama series Edge of Darkness. Then as Nurse Mills in the Dennis Potter-written serial The Singing Detective (1986)—both for BBC Television. In 1987, she played Jackie in the TV film Will You Love Me Tomorrow; she also played a role in The Good Father (1985), another Channel 4-backed film.

Whalley met the American actor Val Kilmer in 1987 while filming the fantasy adventure Willow. After their wedding in 1988, she moved to Los Angeles and began using ‘Joanne Whalley-Kilmer’ as her professional SAG-AFTRA name. She continued making more films in Hollywood than in the UK. In 1989, Whalley-Kilmer played the role of Christine Keeler in Scandal alongside stars John Hurt and Sir Ian McKellen. In 1991, she starred in the mystery noir Shattered.

In 1994, she was the lead actress in Trial by Jury, with co-stars Armand Assante and William Hurt, among others. Also, in 1994, she became the second actress to play Gone with the Wind heroine Scarlett O’Hara when she appeared in a made-for-TV adaptation of the sequel novel, Scarlett. She later starred in the 1997 film The Man Who Knew Too Little.

After her divorce from Kilmer in 1996, for personal and professional reasons, she changed her surname back to Whalley. Whalley played the title character in the 2000 television film Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. She later collaborated with the pop-punk band Blink-182, reading a letter at the beginning of the song “Stockholm Syndrome”. In 2005, she appeared as Queen Mary I in The Virgin Queen, a BBC serial about the life of Queen Elizabeth I which also starred Anne-Marie Duff and Tara FitzGerald. That same year she filmed Played which also starred her ex-husband Val Kilmer. However, the two did not share any scenes together. In 2006, she appeared in Life Line, a two-part drama on BBC1, starring opposite Ray Stevenson.

In February 2008, she appeared on stage in Billy Roche’s Poor Beast in the Rain presented by the Salem K. Theatre Company at the Matrix Theatre, Los Angeles, California. In that same year, Whalley was also a regular in the ITV miniseries Flood with Robert Carlyle amongst others.

In 2011, Whalley played one of the female leads, Vannozza dei Cattanei, mistress of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, future Pope Alexander VI, in the Showtime historical drama The Borgias. She guest-starred as Princess Sophie in season 4 of Gossip Girl. With the cast of 44 Inch Chest, she shared the Best Ensemble Award at the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2010. The film reunited her with John Hurt, with whom she had done two previous films. In 2014 she played Aunt Patience in Jamaica Inn for BBC One. In 2015, she played Claudia, the wife of Pontius Pilate, in A.D. The Bible Continues, and Queen Catherine of Aragon in the BBC miniseries Wolf Hall.

In 2018, she appeared in the third season of Daredevil as Sister Maggie.

In 2020, Whalley starred in the Eleanor Coppola film Love Is Love Is Love. It was scheduled to have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2020, but the festival was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is rescheduled for its world premiere at the Deauville American Film Festival in September.

Joanne Whalley Net Worth

Joanne Whalley net worth is estimated to be around $5 million as of 2022. This includes her funds, property, and earnings. She earns the most money from her acting and singing careers.