Nancy Reagan Height, Weight, Age, Career, Relationship, Award and Net Worth 2019
Nancy Reagan Net Worth – Nancy Reagan was a former Hollywood actress, the first lady of the United States during President Ronald Reagan’s time in office and the founder of the “Just Say No” drug awareness campaign.
Aged: 94 years old
Height: 163 cm (5 ft 4)
Weight: 47-52 kg (105-115 pounds)
While in college, she showed keen interest in acting. In the year 1940, she appeared in a short film by National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis shot for the purpose of raising donations to fight polio.
After her graduation, Nancy worked as a sales clerk and as a Nurse’s aide. With the aid of her mother’s colleagues in theater, she got roles in some of the famous plays of her time like ‘Ramshackle Inn’ and ‘Lute Song’.
She cleared a screen test with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. in the year 1949 and entered into a nine year contract with the studio. During her contract period with MGM, she appeared in eleven feature films. She mostly got small roles of a loyal wife and had to aggressively compete with other famous actresses of the time.
Nancy’s career as a major actress began in 1949 when she got supporting roles in two films, viz. ‘The Doctor and the Girl’ and ‘East Side, West Side’. In 1951, she got another major role in the movie ‘Night into Morning’.
In early 1950s, Nancy’s career faced a big challenge when her name figured on the Hollywood Blacklist. The Blacklist was created to warn the Hollywood studios regarding communist sympathizers and omit them from any future roles.
She contacted Ronald Reagan, the President of the Screen Actors Guild to check if he could help her in removing her name from the blacklist. They both were immediately attracted to each other and started dating.
They both dated for long but did not marry as Ronald Reagan was skeptical of marriage after his painful divorce with actress Jane Wyman. They finally married after three years of togetherness in the year 1952.
She continued acting after marriage but became a full-time homemaker. She completed three films after marriage and acted in some minor roles of TV programs. Due to her growing family (the couple had four children by then), Nancy discontinued acting and focused on managing the house.
In the year 2007, Nancy received the ‘Order of First Eagle’ by the government of Poland. It was the highest Polish distinction and was presented to her husband for his contribution to the development of Poland.
She was presented an honorary degree by Ronald Reagan’s Alma matter, Eureka College.
Apart from being an actress and first lady, Nancy Reagan
was also an accomplished author. She published a number of books in her life-time like I Love You Ronnie: The Letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan (2000), My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan (1989), and Entertaining at the White House (2007).
Nancy Reagan was an American actress and former first lady who had a net worth of $25 million