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What was the Net Worth of Olympia Dukakis? Learn all the Details Here

Published Sun May 16 2021 By Tashipalmo
What was the Net Worth of Olympia Dukakis? Learn all the Details Here

What Was Olympia Dukakis's Net Worth At The Time Of Her Death? Read The Full Story Here! 

Olympia Dukakis, an Oscar-winning actress, recently passed away aged 89. Also a director, producer, teacher, and activist, her death has left people recounting her life, her artistic and monetary accomplishments. 

Three decades in showbiz, but the actress got her long-awaited worldwide recognition when she won the Oscar for her role in Moonstruck, a 1987 romantic comedy film. Continue reading to learn more about the late veteran actor.  

Olympia Dukakis's Colossal Net Worth At The Time Of Her Death!

Called a late bloomer, Olympia garnered massive acknowledgment at the age of 56 with her roles in movies like Moonstruck, Steel Magnolias. Though she claimed to have done greater roles prior to these movies, the actress took the late fame as fate's call.   

Olympia Dukakis with her oscar award.

 Olympia Dukakis was estimated to be around $6 million at the time of her death. 
Photo Source: NBC News

She is now survived by her three children and four grandchildren. Dukasis's Net Worth at the time of death was estimated to be a whopping $6 million.   

Also an activist, Olympia was an active advocate of the LGBTQ community. She received the 2020 Human rights watch's ally for equality award. Olympia also served on the board of directors for Compassion and Choices.  

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An actress from the golden age, it seems her theatre and acting career were only sources of income for her, and the actress had also restrained from the boastful portrayal of wealth throughout her life.   

Mavromichalis's Olympia! 

Directed by Harry Mavromichalis, the late actress's life was cinematized with unfiltered highlights in 2018. The bio-doc recounted Dukasis's life and career but mostly put forth a personal portrait of a woman.   

Olympia Dukakis posing for a shoot.

 A bio-doc "Olympia" was released in 2018 that recounted Dukasis's life and career. 
Photo Sources: Tmz

Throughout the documentary, Olympia stood bare-faced, drinking and smoking weed. It was painted in a time when second-wave feminism hit the actress's life.  

The one and half hour film was highly reviewed by fans and experts. Built with archival footage, messages from her colleagues, and moments with her husband, the documentary stood as a story of more intimate affairs than professional.  

Olympia Dukakis; Dead at 89 

The Academy Award-winning actress passed away in peace on May 1, 2020, aged 89.    

Olympia Dukakis and her husband Louis.

Olympia's brother Apollo confirmed her death on May 1, 2021.
Photo Source: Chicago Suntimes 

Dukasis's brother Apollo took to his Facebook to break the unfortunate news. He wrote, "My beloved sister, Olympia Dukakis, passed away this morning in New York City. After many months of failing health, she is finally at peace and with her Louis."

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Hollywood soon flocked to their social media pages to pay their respect to the late icon. Among countless who remembered Olympia were actress Cher, Viola Davis, George Takei, Michael McKean, and Bradley Whitford.  

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