Inside Alicia Witt's net worth and career: complete details here!
Alicia Witt attained stardom as a child when she got cast in the 1884 sci-fi film Dune. More recognition followed when she starred in the critically-acclaimed Twin Peaks and Fun. Witt was discovered by Oscar-winning filmmaker David Lynch as a child. Witt is also an acclaimed singer and pianist.
Alicia Roanne Witt was born on August 21, 1975, in Worcester, Massachusetts. The actress was defined as a child prodigy growing up. From earning her high school equivalency credentials at 14, Alicia took piano lessons once a week for years and competed nationally. Witt's best-known credits are The Walking Dead, Two and a Half Men, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
What is Alicia Witt's net worth?
The reports on Witt's amassed fortune looks heavily disputed. Celebrity Net Worth claims the actress has an estimated net worth of $4 million, whereas Therichest approximated her net worth at a striking $50 million. While the contradiction blurs the accuracy, Witt's stellar career is the only constant in both pieces.
Witt was discovered by Oscar-winning filmmaker David Lynch. Photo Source: Instagram
After being scouted by Lynch, who helped her land roles in Dune and Twin Peak, in the early 1980s, Witt scored small roles in Liebestraum, Bodies, Rest & Motion. Alicia nabbed her first leading role in the 1994 independent drama Fun, in which Witt's performance as a disturbed teenager earned her Special Jury Recognition Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
While she enjoyed a thriving career in movies, Witt's venture in music was also getting raving reviews. She started performing live in the 90s and released her self-titled extended play album in 2009. Alicia has been noted as an outstanding pianist. She channeled her inner actress and singer while playing a country singer named Autumn Chase in the beloved soap opera Nashville.
Witt is also regarded as an outstanding pianist. Photo Source: Instagram
Alicia moved to the UK in 2005 to play actress Joan Allen's daughter in the comic drama The Upside of Anger. The movie grossed $28.2 million against a budget of $12 million. More leading roles followed for the actress in Last Holiday, 88 Minutes, in which she starred alongside Al Pacino. The rather reclusive actress recently revealed that she and her family struggled financially at one point.
Alicia Witt opens about her parents' death!
A month ago in December, an unforgettable tragedy struck Witt's life, as both of her parents were found deceased in their Worcester home. Witt hadn't heard from her parents for a while, and when she asked a relative to check up on them, the shocking truth unraveled.
Alicia details the shocking moment she found her parents were no more. Photo Source: Instagram
Alicia's late parents, Robert and Diane, were teachers. The actress recalls, "My dad made about $35,000 a year, and we didn't have a car until I was, I think, 11," she adds, "Money was always something that we had to be careful of." The Walking Dead actress shares she is still wrapping her head around her parents' sudden demise. "still doesn't feel real," the actress/singer says.
Posting an old picture of herself with her parents, the 46 years old actress wrote, "It's been a month since I got scared, not having heard back from them, and called to have them checked on." Witt adds, "Knowing I would never hear their voices again. Beginning the rest of my life of finding them on the breeze, in a song, in a dream."
"Our last words to each other were 'I love you,' Witt. Source: Access
The Orange Is the New Black actress shares she traveled to her home earlier this month and attended the "beautiful service and burial, to mourn and to celebrate them in total privacy." "Our last words to each other were 'I love you,' Witt revealed.
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