Rene Marie Russo is an American former model, actress, and producer.

Her estimated net worth is approximately 40$ million.

Early life

Rene Marie Russo was born on February 17, 1954, in a city of Los Angeles County – Burbank, south California. Rene has an Italian ancestry, as her father was Italian descent and mixed German and English ancestry, throughout her mothers family line.

Rene dropped the high school at the 10th grade and work part-time jobs like movie cashier.

Personal life

Rene is married for film director Dan Gilroy and has one daughter, Rose. Rene suffers from bipolar disorder. She has a sister Tony with whom she appeared in Bernie Taupin song spot – Citizen Jane.

Modeling  Career

An agent from ICM Partners spotted young Rene at a Rolling Stones concert in 1972. This was the initial spark to apply and sign for prestigious Ford Models which makes her one of the top models in 70s and 80s. Rene has graced the covers of worldwide magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Vouge etc.

Acting Career

As she studied theater and acting, her first acting steps were small theaters rolls in Los Angeles. For a while, Rene was under Alan Rich tutoring. The first appearance on a tv screen was in 1987 in a short TV series Sable. She was the protagonist of the character Eden Kendell.

Two years later, Rene has a movie debut in sports comedy film Major League. She acts the Lynn Westin, Tom Berenger’s girlfriend. Another comedy role she has in the movie Mr. Destiny.

First lead role gained in the crime drama One Good Cop in 1991. Still, her major success happened in 1992 with the movie Lethal Weapon 3, where she played internal affairs detective Lorna Cole. This movie earns over 320$ million and has the box office sucsess. Similar accomplishments she achieved with films Outbreak, Get Shorty and Tin Cup.

In 2000s Rene filmed the animated The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, the comedy Bad Troubles and Showtime. Sports drama movie, Two for the Money, was her producer debut, where she also played with Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey.

Another box sucess she accomplished with family drama Yours, Mine and Ours, although the film received negative critics. After this, she retreats from acting for the next 6 years and finally started in 2011 in the superhero movie Thor, where she played Frigga.

In 2014 she played her finest role in her husband s movie Nightcrawler. Currently, Rene working on action comedy Villa Capri, which released is expected in 2017.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Rene Marie Russo

Date of Birth: February 17, 1954

Birth Place: Burbank, California

Age: 62 years

Profession: actor, producer, former model

Height: 1.73

Weight: 59 kg

Net worth: 40$ million