Shirley Temple Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height & Weight

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What’s Shirley Temple's net worth? How wealthy is she? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!

Shirley Temple Wealth Info
Net Worth$30 Million
Date of BirthApril 23, 1928 - February 10, 2014 (age 85 years)
Height5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)
ProfessionActor, Dancer, Diplomat, Politician, Singer
NationalityUnited States of America

Net Worth of Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple net worth and salary: Shirley Temple was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer and author who had a net worth of $30 million. Shirley Temple Black was born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California to a homemaker mother and a banker father. At the age of three, Shirley started taking dance classes at Meglin’s Dance School in Los Angeles. Around the same time, Shirley’s mother had the idea to style her daughters hair in curls rings in tribute to the famous actress Mary Pickford. After a year of dance classes, Shirley entered a talent competition at her school and was soon landed a series of bit parts in short films and modeling jobs. In 1934, when she was just six years old, Shirley signed a contract with Fox Films. That same year she landed what would become her breakout role in the movie “Stand Up and Cheer!”. Pretty soon Shirley was the talk of the town and earning $1250 per week, which is equal to $22,000 after adjusting for inflation. Before the age of 14, Shirley had earned $3 million as a child actor which is equal to $34 million after adjusting for inflation.

Shirley Temple Quotes

How is it that Shirley Temple has a net worth of $30 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to her financial situation:

I guess I was an early method actress. I would go to a quiet part of the sound stage with my mother. I wouldn't think of anything sad, I would just make my mind a blank. In a minute I could cry.

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Time is money. Wasted time means wasted money means trouble.

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I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award: Start early!

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We would have to invent the U.N. if we did not have it, which is not an original thought.

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I've always been bossy.

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