Joan Rivers Net Worth: American actress, writer, comedian and talk show host, Joan Rivers had a net worth of $150 million.
Joan Rivers was born Joan Alexandra Molinsky on June 8,1993, in Brooklyn, New York as the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants Beatrice and Meyer C. Mollinksy. Joan Rivers found fame in her life as an actress, comedian, writer and TV personality. She was also recognized to be the first female talk show host to ever appear in Late Night Shows.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Joan graduated from Bernard College in 1954with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and anthropology. Joan worked her way into show business after some other jobs such as a tour guide, a writer/proofreader and a fashion consultant, which turned out to be a fruitful job for her as she was seen in different fashion related programs in television afterwards.
Joan started her acting career by playing in some plays in late 50s, made her first TV appearance in the Tonight Show as a guest and in the days to come, she was already hosting the show along with Johny Carson. Joan was seen in many other talk shows and variety shows as she shined her comedy sense and appeared in different films and television series. Joan River’s annual salary from ‘The Late Show’ was $5 million which also made her one of the highest paid female television host.
This Hollywood Walk of Fame starred personality has been decorated with a Grammy as well as Daytime Emmy award. Having talk shows in her name such as the Joan Rivers Show has not only made her famous but has given her a respected spot in the list of millionaire celebrities. Famous for her fashion sense and her amazingly fit body even in her 80s, Joan has been an inspiration to all the women from Hollywood to a mother in the suburbs all around the world.
Maintaining the respect and fame throughout her life, she managed to live a lavishing life with her husband Edgar Rosenberg and their daughter Mellissa Rivers in her $34 million costing apartment in New York. Widowed after 22 years of marriage, this Fashion Police star did have some dents in her finances as she was once down with debt of millions of dollars which she managed to pull herself out of, in no time.
The comedian, who passed away at the age of 81, after complications from a routine throat surgery, has made sure that her finances were completely in order before her untimely death. This legend has left her daughter not all tears, but a fortune of $150 million which includes her New York apartment and her yearly income of millions. This makes Joan River’s net worth stand at $150 million even after her death in September 4, 2014.
Quick Facts about Joan Rivers
Full Name: Joan Alexandra Mollinsky
Profession: Actress, Comedian, Talk show host
Height: 5 ft 2 in
Weight: 50 kg (110lbs)
Ethnicity: Russian, Jewish
Date of Birth: June 8, 1993
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Education: Bernard College
Marital status: Widowed (Edgar Rosenberg)
Astrological sign: Gemini