Weaver was born in New York. Her mother was an actress and father was a television executive. She went to Ethel Walker School, and also attended Sarah Lawrence College and Stanford University.
She completed her Master degree in Fine Arts from Yale University School of Drama. There she was seen in The Frogs, Beyond Therapy etc.
She started with small role in Woody Allen’s. She was also seen in Alien sequels. She got her debut role in theatre in Watergate Classics.
She was also offered a six second role in film and the shortness of role was due to her short height. But due to this she got famous role in movies named Madman and Alien.
This was her remarkable performance for which she received nomination in British Award.
Later she also won Oscar and worked in movies names such as Eyewitness and The Year of Living Dangerously.
She got married to Simpson on October 1 1984 and then for her performance in Hurly Burly she was nominated for Tony Awards.
She is also remembered for her work in One Woman or Two and Half Moon Street.
Later she also won Golden Globes for best Supporting Actress for Working Girl and Best Actress for Gorillas in the Mist.
She then took a break for a while to give birth to her daughter named Charlotte Simpson, she then returned to work with 1492: Conquest of Paradise movie.
She won one more Golden Globe award and a BAFTA prize for The Ice Storm.
She also made famous Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey and for his support to The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund she got an honour from Explorers Club.
She is also considered as an environmentalist
All this added to her worth contribution and she manages big net worth from her remarkable career in acting field in spite of her short height.
Sigourney Weaver net worth is 40 million dollars. Recently she lives with her daughter and husband in New York.
She enjoyed remarkable three decade acting career which brought many famous awards like golden globe awards and few other awards such as Drama Desk Awards Emmy awards etc.
Her remarkable work also brought her many nominations over various other famous actresses.
Full name: Susan Alexandra Weaver
Date of birth: October 8, 1949
Birth place: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 1.82 m
Net worth: 40 million dollars