She is an American author, model, director, actress and producer. Her complete name is Drew Blythe Barrymore. She is grand-daughter of the famous American actor known as John Barrymore and is an esteemed member of Barrymore family of American stage and film actors. She began her career as a Tv actress and soon migrated to film screen. She has acted in many incredible films and has written many texts which are capable of blowing the mind of the reader.
Drew Barrymore Biography and Family
Drew Barrymore was born on 22 February 1975 in Culver City, California, USA. She was born to John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore. Her father belonged to a long show business legacy, while her mother belonged to Hungarian refugees. She made her debut when she was just four years old in Ken Russel’s “Altered States”. Some say that she is born for TV as she appeared in a commercial when she was just an year old. She was just six years old when she first melted her audience’s hearts in a block buster film known as E.T the Extra –Terrestrial in the year 1982 two years later she appeared in Irreconcilable Differences.
Texts proclaim that she had followed a turbulent childhood which was mostly marked by alcohol abuse and drugs. In the year 1991 she wrote her autobiography which came to be known as Little Girl Lost which portrayed all the situations that she had been through.
After writing this autobiography her career took off. In subsequent years she appeared in a string of many hit films such as “Poison Ivy”(1992), “Boys on The side” in the year 1995, “Scream”(1996) and “Ever After” in the year 1998.
It was 1995 when Nancy Juvonen and Barrymore started their production company and gave it a name called Flower Films. They produced many films in which Drew also starred such as, Never Been Kissed (1999) and Charlie’s Angels (2000). She made her directorial debut in the year 2009 with “Whip It”.
Her first marriage with Thomas ended in the year 1994. In the year 2000 she got engaged to Canadian comic Tom Green. In 2001 the beautiful couple filed a divorce. She also dated Justin Long and Stroked drummer Fabrizio Moretti.
After so many temporary relationships she married Will Kopelman in the year 2012. The couple had their first child as daughter in the year 2012. They named her Olive Barrymore Kopelman and the second child was born in the year 2014 who was named Frankie Barrymore Kopelman.
In the year 1982 she received Young Artist Award as Best Supporting Actress for E.T : The Extra Terrestrial. During the same year she hosted “Saturday Night Live” and thus became the youngest person to do so.
In the year 1999 she received “Lifetime Achievement” award for her astounding performances as a child actor. After eleven years she again dominated headlines by winning Golden Globe Award for her performance for “Grey Gardens”.
She has been nominated many times for American Comedy Awards, BAFTA Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. She was also honored with a star for devoting 30 years to the film industry.
Drew Barrymore Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $135 Million US Dollars
Her net worth is estimated about $135 million. She currently lives in Montecito, California. Her house has been a great center of attraction. It is listed for $7,500,000 according to Celebrity real state news. This beautiful house resides on 2 acres of land surrounded by gardens, avocado trees and grooves.
Drew has an affinity for luxury cars. She drives metallic black BMW 745i, Porsche Carrera GT and BMW 330i convertible.
She has been an ambassador to the United Nations, and has held many fundraiser events for UNICEF. She has a great predilection for dogs and has been an active participant in the dog adoption events held by Much Love which is an animal rescue organization.
Over the years she has also associated herself to The World Food Programme and has visited Kenya twice to feed the poor and needy.
Drew Barrymore has always been in the news for different reasons. Recently she posted some photos with her adorable daughters on Instagram. She also spoke frankly about the rumors related to her divorce with Will and stated that “this was her worst nightmare”.
Drew Barrymore has ruled millions of hearts for her versatile acting and also for the way she established herself despite of a disturbed teenage. The efforts she puts for the betterment of poor and needy are commendable.