Octavia Spencer, the Oscar Award Winner for Best Performance in a Supporting Role 'The Help' (2011) has piled up an estimated amount of $13 million. She has earned her fortune from her career as an actress, producer, and author.
Spencer has signed three movies for her upcoming projects which will increase her worth. As she will appear in 'The Witches', 'Thunder Force' as Emily, and 'The Heart' as Lucy.
In July 2013, 'The Shack' actress bought a house in Los Angeles at $841,500. Spencer has purchased a 20s-style Spanish house that includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, with vintage tiles, a vine-covered veranda, and a patio.
The two times Oscar Nominated actor has appeared in more than 130 movies, television series, short movies, and short videos. Out of those hundreds of movies, Spencer highest-grossed movie is 'Spider-man' (2002) as a Check-In Girl. The movie made a huge profit of $821.7 million while it was made on a budget of $139 million.
Spencer's second highest-grossed movie is 'Hidden Figures' where she has played the character of Dorothy Vaughan. The movie was made on a budget of $25 million while made $235.9 million from it.
Spencer has been earning as an actor since 1996 for over two decades as her first debut role was as Roark's Nurse in 'A Time to Kill' starring celebrities like Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and others.
After that she has appeared in almost sixty-one movies and is well-recognized as Sue Ann in 'Ma', Wanda in 'Fruitvale Station', and in 'Luce' as Harriet Wilson.
The 'Gifted' actress has produced ten movies, television series, short documentary, and mini-series. She is the producer of 'The Captain', 'The Unforgiving Minute',and an executive producer of 'Small Town Crime', 'Green Book' and 'Ma'. Her produced movie 'Green Book' has made a profit of $327.9 million while it was made on $23 million. Spencer will also be the executive producer of an upcoming mini television-series 'On Her Ground'.
Octavia Spencer has done voice-overs for seven movies and series and some of her best voice acting are in 'Zootopia' as Mrs. Otterton, 'American Dad!' as Shonteeva, and 'Dolittle' asDab-Dab. The movie 'Zootopia' has was made on $150 million but made a massive earning of $1.02 billion.
In 2014, Spencer filed a lawsuit against Sensa Products with whom she has an endorsement deal. She sued them because the brand ended their deal without paying her $700,000.
After all, she used #spon,” for “sponsored on tweeter to promote the product. The 'Instant Family' actress said the contract didn't say you can't use the hashtags.
Spencer said the company was unhappy with the results of the campaign and blamed all of her hashtag for its ineffectiveness.
According to the sponsorship deal, she also lost 20 pounds for the before and after pictures that were supposed to be featured picture in the tabloid magazines. Later the judge ordered Sensa to pay $940,000 to Spencer.
Spencer has supported six charities and foundations like 'Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation', 'Legacy of Hope Foundation', 'Heifer International', and so on. In 2017, Spencer along with other celebrities attended an event 'Spring Break: Destination Education' where they raised a whopping amount of $1.8 million for the non-profit organization, City Year Los Angeles.
On April 29, 2020. Spencer teamed up with Mikucare and donated breathing monitors, iPad, and medical facilities for nurses as they navigate care for COVID-19 patients in Alabama and New York. The monitor helps the nurses to watch the respiratory and communicate with 10 patients at a time through the iPad.
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