Born on March 10, 1958, Sharon Vonne Stone is a well-known American actress. Because of her many roles as femme Fatales and mysterious women in the ’90s, she was widely regarded as a s*x icon.
She has received several honors, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award nomination. In 1995, she was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2005 she was made an Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters (Commander in 2021).
After beginning her career as a model, Stone appeared in the film as an extra in Woody Allen’s drama Stardust Memories (1980), and then she had her first speaking role in Wes Craven’s horror picture Deadly Blessing (1981).
Movies she was in throughout the 1980s include Irreconcilable Differences (1984), King Solomon’s Mines (1985), Cold Steel (1987), and Above the Law (1988). Her breakthrough role was in Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall (1990), an action film set in the science fiction genre.
However, it was her portrayal of Catherine Tramell in Verhoeven’s erotic thriller Basic Instinct (1992) that brought her widespread acclaim and her first nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama.
Sharon Stone Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Sharon Stone, an American actress, producer, and former model, is $60 million. In 1992, with her no-holds-barred performance in “Basic Instinct,” Sharon Stone seemingly emerged from nowhere to become a major Hollywood star.
She was well-known for her parts in movies and TV shows including “Magnum, P.I.,” “T.J. Hooker,” “War and Remembrance,” and “Total Recall,” and had already enjoyed a prosperous career as a model. However, it was her role in “Basic Instinct” that propelled her to international fame and established her as a leading lady in the 1990s film industry.
She went on to have a successful acting career, earning nominations for an Academy Award for her performance in “Casino” and an Emmy for her guest-starring role in “The Practice” in 2003.
She has won three Razzies for Worst Actress, and to add insult to injury, she has been nominated for many Golden Globes. In the early 2000s, she had surgery to treat a subarachnoid haemorrhage, a type of stroke caused by blood in the area surrounding the brain, and this setback her career.
Sharon Stone Early Life
On March 10, 1958, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, the world welcomed Sharon Vonne Stone into the world. Stone, who was deemed intellectually brilliant from an early age, skipped first grade and went straight to second.
She completed secondary school in 1975. Stone was Miss Crawford County, Pennsylvania and a Miss Pennsylvania candidate while she was a student at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
It was recommended by one of the judges that she drop out of college and relocate to New York City to pursue a career in the fashion industry.
Stone moved out of Pennsylvania and in with an aunt in New Jersey in 1977. She began appearing in advertisements for fast food chains and beauty products shortly after signing with New York’s Ford Modeling Agency four days later.
Stone left the modeling industry in the 1980s to pursue acting, and her first job was a small one in Woody Allen’s film “Stardust Memories.” In 1984, she landed her next major part in the film “Irreconcilable Differences.”
In the rest of the 1980s, she was in films including “Action Jackson,” “King Solomon’s Mines,” “Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold,” “Above the Law,” and “War and Remembrance.” When Sharon Stone co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1990’s “Total Recall,” it was a major turning point in her acting career.
Basic Instinct, in which she co-starred with Michael Douglas, launched her career. After the success of the movie, Stone was voted one of People magazine’s 50 s*xiest people.
For her performance in 1995’s “Casino,” she received her first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Film. Both of her subsequent films, 2004’s “Catwoman” and 2006’s “Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction,” were critical and commercial failures.
Sharon Stone Personal Life
Stone and TV producer Michael Greenburg met in 1984 on the set of Greenburg’s TV movie, “The Vegas Strip War,” in which Stone starred. Their wedding took place in the same year. Stone featured in another film Greenberg produced in 1986 titled “Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold.”
In 1989, they began living apart and ultimately divorced the following year. Back in 1993, while working on “Sliver” with Billy Baldwin, Stone crossed paths with William MacDonald. His role in the film’s production was crucial.
He proposed to Stone after leaving his marriage. In 1994, the couple announced their breakup and she sent back the engagement ring through FedEx. She became engaged to Bob Wagner, the film’s first assistant director, in 1994. The two are now engaged to be married.
Stone wed Phil Bronstein, executive editor of the “San Francisco Examiner” and afterwards of the “San Francisco Chronicle,” on Valentine’s Day in 1998. In 2000, the couple adopted Roan Joseph Bronstein. After their 2004 divorce, Bronstein remained Roan’s primary custodian. There were visitation privileges for Stone.
Sharon Stone, then 43 years old, tragically had a stroke in 2001. Due to the stroke, she had to relearn how to talk from scratch. Stone adopted Laird Vonne Stone in 2005. She adopted her third son, Quinn Kelly Stone, in 2006.
In 2016, Sharon Stone went back to school at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania to earn her degree after being motivated to do so by the former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Sharon Stone Real Estate
Stone currently resides in a home in West Hollywood, California that had belonged to actor Montgomery Clift with her three sons. After starring in the hit movie “Basic Instinct,” Sharon decided she needed a more secure residence than her previous one to deal with the stress of her newfound celebrity. In 1995, she paid $3.2 million to purchase the 10,537 square foot mansion.
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