Penelope Cruz Net Worth: Career & Movies

Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz (Source: Hola)

Spanish-born actress and producer Penélope Cruz has an astonishing net worth of $75 million.

Having grossed billions in the box office collection, Cruz, is undeniably one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood.

She has appeared in at least 60 movies during the course of her career.

However, she is best known for her roles in films such as Blow, Vanilla Sky, Nine, and Academy Awards winning performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Penelope Cruz
Penelope Cruz (Source: Luxury London)

Similarly, she has bagged other respected awards, including British Academy Film Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.

Apart from her movies, Cruz has modeled for several designer brands, including Ralph Lauren, Chanel, and L’Oreal.

Moreover, men’s lifestyle magazine Esquire named Penelope Cruz Sexiest Woman Alive in 2014.

Penelope Cruz | Quick Facts

Birth Name Penélope Cruz Sánchez
Age 48 Years Old
Nick Name Cruz, Penelope Cruz, Pe
Date of Birth 28 April 1974
Gender Female
Profession Film and Television Actress, and Model
Place of Birth  Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Ethnicity Spanish
Horoscope Taurus
Marital Status Married
Spouse Javier Bardem (m. 2010)
Children Luna Encinas Cruz, Leo Encinas Cruz
Father Eduardo Cruz
Mother Encarna Sanchez
Siblings Monica Cruz and Eduardo Cruz
Education Madrid Royal Conservatory, Escuela de Interpretación de Cristina Rota
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5 feet 5 inches, i.e., 168 cm, 1.68 m
Weight 62kg, i.e., 137 lbs.
Body Measurement 35-26-35 (89-66-89 cm)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Net Worth $75 million
Source of Income Acting, Modeling, Business
Films Pirates of Caribbean (2011), Vanilla Sky (2001), Loving Pablo (2017), Bandidas (2006), Blow (2001), Sahara (2005)
Debut Film Jamón Jamón (1992)
Awards Academy Awards (2008), British Academy Film Awards (2008), Cannes Film Festival (2006), Venice Film Festival (2021)
Endorsements Chanel, Ralph Lauren, L’Oreal
Active Years 1989-Present
Social Media Instagram
Last Update September 2022

Penelope Cruz | Net Worth and Income

One of the most popular actresses in Hollywood, Penelope Cruz, has an astounding net worth of $75 million as of September 2022.

Cruz has appeared in more than 60 films over the years and has earned a sizable amount for her work as an actress.

In 2005 she appeared as a lead in the Action/Adventure film ‘Sahara‘ directed by Breck Eisner, which eventually grossed over $160 million in the worldwide box office collection. From the movie, she made over $1.6 million.

Similarly, she starred in the 2001 film ‘Vanilla Sky‘ opposite Tom Cruise, directed by Cameron Crowe. The movie was a smash hit with a worldwide box office collection of $203.4 million.

For her role in the film, Penelope took home a cool $2 million.

Penelope Cruz in Pirates of Caribbean
Penelope Cruz in Pirates of Caribbean (Source: Spotern)

Furthermore, Cruz also appeared opposite of superstar Johnny Depp in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, which is one of the highest-grossing movie franchises of all time.

The actual salary figure is not available, but given the success and worldwide collection of the film, we are pretty sure the actress made over $5 million for her role.

Apart from that, Cruz also makes decent money from her lucrative endorsement deals.

She has been inked with several brands which pay her millions in return for her work to promote the brand.

Moreover, Cruz also earns from her social media platform, where she shares sponsored posts.

Net Worth of Penelope Cruz in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look into the net worth of Penelope Cruz in different currencies, including the cryptocurrency BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 64.55 million
Pound Sterling £ 54.56 million
Australian Dollar A$ 99.68 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 92.75 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 5,626,290,000
BitCoin ฿ 1,269.88

Penelope Cruz | Houses and Cars

Houses

The amazing Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz has a solid real estate portfolio and owns a handful of properties in several countries.

She shares her properties with her dear husband, Javier Bardem.

In 2005 Cruz purchased a 3,334 square feet house in Hollywood Hills for $3.138 million. However, she put the mansion back on the market after owning it for five years in 2010 for $3.695 million.

Nonetheless, with not a lot of interested buyers, she reduced the price of the three-bedroom house to $3.15 million after eleven months.

Still, there were no buyers, and she had to further reduce the price to $2.88 million. She ultimately sold the house in December 2011.

Moreover, in 2010 Cruz, along with her husband Bardem, splashed over $3.3 million on a gorgeous mansion in Beverly Hills, California. The house spans 2,538 square feet over four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms.

Apart from the houses in the United States, the pair also own a home in Madrid, Spain.

Cars

Penelope Cruz has been spotted in a number of automobiles on different occasions.

Her choice of cars seems practical rather than expensive.

Cruz has been mostly seen in her Volkswagen Jetta, worth $18,995. Other than that, she also owns Lincoln Navigator worth $77,000, Lincoln Towncar worth about $44,000, and Audi SUV.

Penelope Cruz | Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

The Oscar-winning Spanish actress Penelope Cruz lives a life of luxury along with her husband and children.

Cruz married her co-star, Javier Baredem, from Spanish film ‘Jamón Jamón’ in July 2010.

Though they met in the film set, they did not begin a relationship until 2007.

In January 2011, they welcomed their first child Leo and daughter Luna in July 2013. Luna was born in Madrid, Spain, but Leo in Los Angeles.

Before getting married, Penelope dated Tom Cruise from 2001 to 2004.

Moreover, Penelope Cruz follows a Mediterranean diet. She avoids eating gluten and does not drink much alcohol these days.

Apart from that, she also stays away from eating meat from animals not raised in a free-range facility.

Also, she drinks plenty of water to stay hydrated.

As for her workouts, she does plenty of cardio, and rather than spending hours in the gym, she does Bikram Yoga these days.

Most of the days, her workout lasts for 90 minutes that leaves her soaked in sweat by the end of the session.

Furthermore, Cruz loves dressing up in designer clothes.

Normally she goes for brands such as Jimmy Choo, Chopard, Gerard Darel Dublin, Roksanda Ilincic, and Herve Leger.

Vacations

Cruz has been spotted in several exotic holiday destinations.

One of the places she visits regularly is the Caribbean vacation hot spot at St. Bart’s. She goes to the leisure island almost every winter.

Over the years, the Spanish actress has been spotted in St. Bart’s with her sister Monica Cruz and also with some friends.

Penelope Cruz on a Vacations With Her Husband
Penelope Cruz on a Vacations With Her Husband (Source: Page Six)

Similarly, the actress jetted off to the ideal beach destination of Barbados in March 2013 to take a break from a tedious work routine.

She was pregnant at the time and was accompanied by her actor husband, Javier Bardem, and her two-year-old son.

Penelope Cruz | Charity

Penelope Cruz has donated her money and time to several charitable organizations over the years.

She spent a week working with Mother Teresa, which included assisting in a leprosy clinic.

Likewise, she donated her first Hollywood film’s salary to Mother Teresa’s mission.

Similarly, she also spent time in Nepal photographing Tibetan children for an exhibition attended by Dalai Lama in the early 2000s.

Along with Nepal, she has also volunteered in India and Uganda.

Moreover, she posted ads supporting PETA’s anti-fur campaign in 2012 and 2018.

Furthermore, after an Australian magazine published an article about her relationship with Tom Cruise, she sued the magazine in June 2003 and made the publication apologize, pay the legal fees and also donate $3,200 to her nominated charity.

Penelope Cruz | Movies, Endorsements, and Investments

Movies

Penelope Cruz has appeared in numerous films, both Hollywood and Spanish.

Her movies have grossed over billion dollars in the worldwide box office collection.

She has over 87 actor credits, according to IMDB, which includes TV series appearances and the silver screen.

Some of her best films include 2001 Vanilla Sky, 2011 Pirates of Caribbean, 2016 Zoolander 2, 2001 Blow, and 2005 Sahara.

Similarly, some of her notable television work includes 2018 American Crime Story, 2013 Sesame Street, 2014 Nature is Speaking and 1992 Framed.

Cruz has several projects on her pipeline which are yet to be released.

Endorsements

Apart from acting, Penelope Cruz is also known for her endorsements deals.

Cruz has been the face of several brands, including Ralph Lauren (2001), Mango (2007-2009), Chanel (2018), Lancome (2010), and L’Oreal (signed 2006).

Penelope Cruz on L'Oréal Endorsements
Penelope Cruz on L’Oréal Endorsements (Source: Rachel Goodwin)

As of 2006, she was earning about $2 million for her work with the French cosmetic company L’Oreal.

Investments

Penelope Cruz designed handbags and jewelry along with her younger sister Monica Cruz for a company in Japan.

Similarly, Penelope also owns a clothing store in Madrid.

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Penelope Cruz | Career

Penelope Cruz was born on 28th April 1974 in Madrid, Spain. Her father, Eduardo, was a mechanic who passed away in 2015, and her mother was a hairdresser.

She attended Cristina Rota’s school in New York City for four years.

She was influenced by Pedro Almodovar’s 1990 film Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! And decided to pursue her acting career.

In the beginning, she was rejected due to her young age but eventually, Bayonas signed her.

Moreover, at the age of 15, she beat more than 300 other girls to win an audition at a talent agency.

After that, she appeared in a number of videos and made her big-screen debut with 1992 Jamon Jamon, which earned he nomination for Best Actress at Goya Award.

Similarly, her first American film was ‘The Hi-Lo Country‘. The 1998 film earned her a Best Actress ALMA Award nomination.

Unknown Facts About Penelope Cruz

  • She got her name Penelope after the song “Penelope” by Joan Manuel Serrat.
  • Cruz used to amuse her family by re-enacting TV commercials as a child.
  • Penelope studied ballet for more than nine years and signed an agent at the age of 15.
  • Penelope is friends with another famous actress Salma Hayek.

FAQs

How many languages can Penelope Cruz speak?

Cruz can speak four languages, including English, Spanish, Italian and French.

Was Penelope Cruz married to Tom Cruise?

They did date for a while, but no, they were never married. Their relationship ran its course, and they decided not to be with each other anymore.

Is Penelope Cruz retired?

No, Penelope Cruz is not retired. In fact, she just completed her shoot for The 355, which is set to release in 2022.

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