Hollywood icon Susan Sarandon is an award-winning American actress, media personality, social and political activist best known for her roles in movies and reality television series including The Client, Atlantic City, Friends, You Don’t Know Jack and Feud just to mention a few. She has been nominated for numerous awards including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, British Academy Awards, Critics Awards, and Primetime Emmy Awards for her brilliant and excellent performances.
The amazing actress has been married just once to an Italian filmmaker named Chris Sarandon; their marriage lasted for more than a decade before they got divorced. She was involved with Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri and American actor Tim Robbins. Susan has three children, a daughter, and two sons.
Let’s have a look at Susan Sarandon’s bio, career, boyfriend, husband, her body measurements, and net worth below.
Susan Abigail Tomalin was born in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York in the United States on October 4, 1946. Her dad Philip Tomalin is of English, Irish, Welsh descent while Lenora Marie is of Italian descent. She has eight siblings, four brothers, and four sisters; they were raised in New Jersey. Her father worked as a television producer and an advertising executive.
While she was growing up, Susan went to Edison High School where she graduated from in 1964. She enrolled at the Catholic University of America where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Drama. While at the Catholic University, she worked with notable drama master and coach named Father Gilbert Hartke.
After her graduation, she made her film debut in 1969 when she appeared as the lead character in the motion picture’s film titled Joe. The next year, she made her television debut, appearing in soap operas titled Search for Tomorrow and A World Apart from 1970 to 1972. She also starred in other movies including The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975, Pretty Baby in 1978, and Atlantic City in 1981 with which earned her first Academy Award nomination.
However, the amazing actress came into the limelight in 1988, after she starred in a movie titled Bull Durham. She starred alongside Tim Robbins and Kevin Costner. Later on, she appeared in several other movies which earned her award nominations including an Oscar award nomination for her role in movies such as Thelma and Louise in 1991, Lorenzo’s Oil in 1992, The Client in 1994 and an Academy Award nomination for her brilliant performance in Dead Man Walking released in 1995.
Susan’s other movie appearances include The Lovely Bones in 2009, You Don’t Know Jack in 2011, Cloud Atlas in 2012, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe in 2015, A Bad Moms Christmas in 2017 and Feud in 2017.
Awards and Recognition
Throughout her movie career, Susan Sarandon has received nine Golden Globe Award nominations and five Academy Award nominations which she won one out of the five. She also got six Primetime Emmy Award nominations, six Screen Actors Guild Award nominations of which she won one out of the six and five Critics Award nominations of which she won all of them.
Asides from acting, Susan is a social and political activist and she supports liberal political causes. She was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and she champions human right causes and was part of the antiwar activists that fought against the Iraqi war.
Additionally, she has been recognized for her contributions in championing civil rights and justice. She has equally received Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for social and political activism.
Susan Sarandon’s Net Worth
The award-winning actress Susan Sarandon has an estimated net worth of $50 million. She has been outstanding throughout her movie career and has won several awards for her outstanding performances in movies and television series.
The gorgeous actress is also active on the social media including Twitter and Instagram. She has won Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for her social and political activism.
Boyfriend and Husband
The charming actress had a boyfriend named Chris Sarandon while at The Catholic University of America. The duo dated few years before they got married on September 16, 1967. The couple lasted for over a decade and finally got divorced in 1979. They didn’t have kids from the marriage and after the divorce, Susan adapted Sarandon as her stage name till date.
However, Susan did not get married again but has been in few relationships with famous celebrities such as Franco Amurri an Italian Filmmaker and Tim Robbins who is a fellow actor. The iconic actress has three children named Eva Amurri, John Henry, and Miles Guthrie.
After her divorce, Susan had an affair with Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri with whom she had a daughter Eva Amurri. Their relationship didn’t last long before they went their separate ways and their daughter Eva is also a successful American actress just like her mother; she was born on March 15, 1985, and is the only daughter between Susan and Franco.
Amurri attended Saint Ann’s High School located in New York and also graduated from Brown University. She began her acting career in 2002 and has appeared in several movies including Dead Man Walking alongside her mom, Middle of Nowhere, Isolation, and Mothers and Daughters.
Eva is happily married to a sports journalist named Kyle Martino. The couple got married on October 29, 2011, and are blessed with two children; a daughter named Marlowe Mae and a son Major James. The attractive actress resides at Pound Ridge, New York with her family.
Susan Sarandon started having an affair with Tim Robbins in 1988 after she broke up with Franco Amurri. The duo met during the filming of the movie titled Bull Durham. They never got married but they had two sons named Jack Henry Robbins and Miles Robbins. Their relationship lasted for about 23 years and they separated in 2009.
Their son Jack is an American movie director, he was born on May 15, 1989, while his younger brother Miles is also a young talented actor best known for his roles in movies like The Greatest, Mozart in the Jungle, and Friend Dahmer.
However, in 2006, Susan along with her ten relatives and her son Miles went to Wales on a quest to discover their Welsh origin. Their findings which was later documented in the BBC Wales Programme and titled Coming Home: Susan Sarandon and the series, was awarded the Ragasani Nel Mondo Prize in 2006.
Body Measurements and Height
The Hollywood icon is a very sexy and attractive woman. She has the body measurement of 38-27-36 inches, with a curvaceous body shape. Susan weighs 63 kg and stands at 5 feet 6 inches which is slightly above the average height for American women. Her dress size is 10 and feet size is 7.5.
Quick Facts about Susan Sarandon
Birth Name: Susan Abigail Tomalin
Date of Birth: October 4, 1946
Birth City: Queens, New York, United States
Birth Sign: Libra
Education: The Catholic University of America
Profession: Actress, Producer
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.7 m)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Body Measurement: 38-27-36 inches
Dress Size: 10
Marital Status: Divorced
Spouse(s): Chris Sarandon (m. 1967 – 1979)
Partner(s): Franco Amurri (1980s), Tim Robbins (1988 – 2009)
Children: 3 (Eva Amurri, John Henry Robbins, and Miles Guthrie Robbins)
Net Worth: $50 million