Hollywood icon Susan Sarandon is an award-winning American actress, media personality, a social and political activist who is best known for her roles in movies and reality television series such as The Client, Atlantic City, Friends, You Don’t Know Jack and Feud, to name a few. For her brilliant and outstanding achievements, 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.
The amazing actress was married only once to an Italian filmmaker named Chris Sarandon; their marriage lasted more than a decade before they 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 look at Susan Sarandon’s biography, career, boyfriend, husband, body measurements, and assets below.
Susan Abigail Tomalin was born on 4 October 1946 in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York in the United States. Her father Philip Tomalin is of English, Irish and Welsh descent, while Lenora Marie is of Italian descent. She has eight siblings, four brothers, and four sisters; they grew up in New Jersey. Her father worked as a television producer and advertising director.
While growing up, Susan attended Edison High School, which she graduated from in 1964. She enrolled at the Catholic University of America, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in theater studies. During her studies at the Catholic University, she worked with a well-known drama director and coach named Father Gilbert Hartke.
After her graduation, she made her film debut in 1969 when she appeared as a leading actress in the movie Joe. The following year she made her television debut and appeared in soap operas entitled Search for Tomorrow and Another World from 1970 to 1972. She also appeared in other films, including The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975, Pretty Baby in 1978, and Atlantic City in 1981, for which she was nominated for an Oscar for the first time.
However, the amazing actress only came into the limelight in 1988 after she starred in a film called Bull Durham. She played alongside Tim Robbins and Kevin Costner. She later appeared in several other films that earned her an award nomination, including an Oscar nomination for her role in films such as Thelma and Louise in 1991, Lorenzo’s Oil in 1992, The Client in 1994, and an Oscar nomination for her brilliant performance in Dead Man Walking, released in 1995.
Susan’s other film appearances include The Lovely Bones (2009), You Don’t Know Jack (2011), Cloud Atlas (2012), The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015), A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) and Feud (2017).
Awards and Recognition
Throughout her film career, Susan Sarandon has received nine Golden Globe Award nominations and five Academy Award nominations, one of which she won. She also received six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award, six nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award, of which she won one of six, and five nominations for the Critics Award, of which she won all.
Apart from acting, Susan is a social and political activist and she supports liberal political causes. She has been appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, supports human rights, and was one of the anti-war activists who fought against the war in Iraq.
She was also honored for her contribution to the promotion of civil rights and justice. She also received the Humanitarian Award of the Action against Hunger and the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for her social and political activism.
Susan Sarandon’s Net Worth
The award-winning actress Susan Sarandon has an estimated net worth of 50 million dollars. She has been outstanding throughout her film career and has won several awards for her outstanding achievements in films and television series.
The gorgeous actress is also active in social media like Twitter and Instagram. For her social and political commitment, she has been awarded the Humanitarian Prize of the Action against Hunger and the UNICEF Ambassador of Good Will.
Boyfriend and Husband
The charming actress had a boyfriend named Chris Sarandon during her studies at the Catholic University of America. The duo met a few years before they got married on September 16, 1967. The couple held together for over a decade and we’re finally divorced in 1979. They had no children from the marriage, and after the divorce, Susan Sarandon changed her stage name to this day.
Susan did not remarry, however, but had few relationships with famous people such as Franco Amurri, an Italian filmmaker, and Tim Robbins, an actor colleague. The famous actress has three children named Eva Amurri, John Henry and Miles Guthrie.
Susan Sarandon began an affair with Tim Robbins in 1988 after she broke up with Franco Amurri. The duo met while shooting the film called Bull Durham. They never married, but they had two sons named Jack Henry Robbins and Miles Robbins. Their relationship lasted about 23 years, and they separated in 2009.
Their son Jack is an American film director, he was born on May 15, 1989, while his younger brother Miles is also a talented young actor, best known for his roles in movies like The Greatest, Mozart in the Jungle and Friend Dahmer.
However, in 2006 Susan traveled to Wales with her ten relatives and her son Miles in search of her Welsh origins. Her findings, which were later documented in the BBC Wales program entitled ‘Coming Home: Susan Sarandon and the series’, were awarded the Ragasani Nel Mondo Prize in 2006.
After her divorce, Susan had an affair with the Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri with whom she had a daughter Eva Amurri. Their relationship did not last long before they went their separate ways, and their daughter Eva, like her mother, is a successful American actress; she was born on March 15, 1985, and is the only daughter between Susan and Franco.
Amurri attended Saint Ann’s High School in New York and also graduated from Brown University. She began her acting career in 2002 and has starred in several films, including Dead Man Walking by her mother’s side, Middle of Nowhere, Isolation and Mothers and Daughters.
Eva is happily married to a sports journalist named Kyle Martino. The couple married on 29 October 2011 and are blessed with two children: a daughter named Marlowe Mae and a son named Major James. The attractive actress lives with her family in Pound Ridge, New York.
Body Measurements and Height
The Hollywood icon is a very sexy and attractive woman. She has the body measurements of 38-27-36 inches, with curvy body shape. Susan weighs 63 kg and stands at 5 feet 6 inches, which is slightly above the average height of American women. Her dress size is 10 and her foot 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
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- 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