A British actress and a former model who is known for her role in TV drama “Absolutely Famous” Joanna Lumley was born on 1 May 1946 in Srinagar, British India to James Rutherford Lumley and Beatrice Rose Weir. Her alias names include – Matt Benett, Joanna Lamond Lumley, FRGS, and OBE.

In 1947, after Indian Independence, the family moved to Kent, England. She attended the boarding school – Mickledene School and later St. Mary’s convent school in Sussex. Later she attended the Lucie Clayton finishing school.

Joanna Lumley Net Worth 2017-2018

Initially, Joanna worked as a photographic model for Brian Duffy and also as a house model for Jean Muir. In 1966, she appeared in “Bruce Forsyth Show” early shows. She started her acting career in 1969 in a small role in the movie “Some Girls Do” and “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. In 1973, she appeared in “Coronation street” which was a short memorable role for Joanna. In 1974, she was on the big screen in the movie “The Satanic Rites of Dracula”.

In 1976-77, Joanna was in the mainstream of stardom and appeared in “The New Avengers”. Between 1979 and 1982, she appeared in “Sapphire & Steel” an adventure Sci-fi series. During the 80s she was on screens – “Trail of the Pink Panther”, “Curse of the Pink Panther”, and “Shirley’s Valentine”.

In 1992, she signed her all time famous show “Absolutely Famous”. This show was aired for five seasons – 1992, 1994, 1995, 2001, and 2003. In 1995, she voiced for the animated series “The Forgotten Toys”. In 1999, she voiced for the animated series “The Foxbusters”. Through the 90’s and 2000’s, she has acted in various movies, the latest being “The Wolf of the Wall Street” in 2013.

Joanna Lumley Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $16.5 Million US Dollars

Joanna’s current net worth is $16.5 million US dollars as of 2017.

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She has a son James. Currently, she is married to Stephen Barlow. She owns a mansion in Albert Square, England with a huge collection of small and big cars.

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Joanna Lumley is also a theater artist and a writer. She has published 7 books as an author – “Peacocks and Commas: Best of the “Spectator” Competitions”, “Stare Back and Smile: Memoirs”, “Forces Sweethearts”, “Girl Friday”, “In the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon”, “No Room for Secrets”, and “Absolutely”.

She was also a subject of one book – “Joanna Lumley – The Biography by Tim Ewbank and Stafford Hildred” which is unauthorized. She has also released two DVD’s – Joanna Lumley’s Trans-Siberian Adventure and Joanna Lumley’s Japan.

She is also a human rights activist. She supports many charities – ‘Kids for Kids’, ‘Suffolk Family Carers’, ‘ActionAid’, ‘Mind’, and ‘SANE’. She also serves as a patron of Born Free foundation and supports animal rights charities.

Joanna Lumley has appeared in many movies and TV shows. Some of her movies are – “some girls do”, “on her majesty’s secret service”, “the breaking of bumbo”, “tam-lin”, “games that lovers play”, “the house that dripped blood”, “don’t just lie there, say something!”, “the satanic rites of Dracula”, “the plank”, “trail of the pink panther”, “curse of the pink panther”, “Shirley Valentine”, “Innocent Lies”, “Cold comfort farm”, “James and the Giant Peach”, “Prince Valiant”, “Parting shots”, “mad cows”, “maybe baby”, “whispers: an elephant’s tale”, “the cat’s meow”, “Standing room only”, and many more.

Some of her TV shows are – “The Wednesday Play”, “It’s awfully bad for your eyes, darling”, “Steptoe and Son”, “coronation street”, “are you being served?”, “the cuckoo waltz”, “the new avengers”, “sapphire & steel”, “The Kenny Everett Television Show”, “the weather in the streets”, “mistral’s daughter”, “the glory boys”, “Oxbridge blues”, “the two Ronnies”, “a ghost in Monte Carlo”, “a perfect hero”, “the full wax”, “Lovejoy”, “Absolutely famous” and many others.

Recently, Joanna revealed to the reporters that she was having a nervous breakdown as she believed that assassins were trying to kill her during her performance in a West end play. Joanna Lumley turned 70 in the year 2016 and yet fabulous looking actress reported.

Joanna Lumley is a British actress and has had a successful career and is still counting at the age of 70. She is famous for her TV show “Absolutely Famous”. She is also a philanthropist and activist. She works for both human and animal rights. She is a role model for those who want to achieve great highs. Let’s wish her luck and wait for more from Joanna.

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