Claire Catherine Danes Net WorthReal Name: Claire Catherine Danes
Date of Birth: 04/12/1979
Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York
2017 Net Worth: $20 Million
2016 Earnings: $3 Million
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Claire Danes was born in April of 1979 in Manhattan, New York. Her mother ran her own day care center out of the family’s loft in order to supplement her income working as a painter. She later would become her daughter’s manager. Danes took dancing lessons when she was 6 and acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute when she was 10. Danes attended the Professional Performing Arts School, later attending New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. The family moved to Santa Monica, California, when she was a sophomore in high school. Danes attended Yale University for two years before dropping out to pursue her acting career.
Danes debuted on television when she appeared on the popular show Law and Order. Later, she also worked on another television show called Lifestories: Families in Crisis. However, her big break came when was cast in a popular television show called My So-Called Life. This role earned Danes an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe Award. Danes has also worked on the HBO network series Temple Grandlin and since 2011, she has been the star of the Showtime network show Homeland, for which she has won numerous Golden Globe and Emmy awards, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Danes also has numerous movie roles to her credit, including Little Women, The Rainmaker, Stardust, Shopgirl, Brokendown Palace, Stage Beauty, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, The Other Man, and It’s All About Love.
Danes has been named one of the most 100 influential people in the world by TIME Magazine in 2012 and that same year, she was honored by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals as Woman of the Year. Danes lives with her husband and son in the West Village area of New York City. This young and talented actress has a current net worth of $20 million.