Nastassja Kinski is a German actress and a formal model known for her role in movies like Stay as You Are and Tess. As an actress, she has been in more than 60 movies in Europe and the USA. She is also the daughter of German actor Klaus Kinski.
Early Life of Nastassja Kinski
Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynski was born in Berlin Germany on January 24, 1961. Her father Klaus Kinski and mother Ruth Brigitte Tocki were both actors.
Her mother was Klaus’ second marriage. She has two half-siblings, Pola Kinski and Nikolai Kinski, from her father’s previous marriage.
After Nastassja’s parents’ divorce, her father deserted her completely and her mother struggled to support her financially. Unable to afford basic necessities, she and her mother started living in a commune in Munich.
About their parent, the German actress revealed that her father often abused her physically and was glad that he was dead. Klaus Kinski died in November 1991, at the age of 65.
How old is Nastassja Kinski?
Nastassja’s age is 58, as of 2019.
Personal Life: Boyfriend, Marriage, Children
Nastassja was in a relationship with musician Quincy Jones in 1992. They had a daughter, Kenya Julia Niambi Sarah Jones, together in 1993. Their daughter is a model under the alias, Kenya Kinski-Jones. Kinski and her boyfriend split in 1995, after three years of romance.
Nastassja Kinski was previously married to Egyptian filmmaker Ibrahim Moussa. She married him on September 10, 1984. They have two children together.
Nastassja and Ibrahim’s eldest son Aljosha Nakszynski was born in 1984. Their second child was born in 1986. Their daughter Sonja Kinski is a model and an actress. They dissolved their marriage in 1992, after eight years in marriage.
Nastassja Kinski's Career
After her father left her mother struggling with all the finances, Nastassja supported her family by modeling in for several small German agencies.
Kinski's debut as an actress was in 1975 in the movie The Wrong Move, at the age of 12. The movie was directed by Wim Wenders. After appearing in a few German movies, she moved up to the British cinema and appeared in the movie named To the Devil a Daughter, at the age of 14.
Kinski’s fame came in the USA from the movie Stay as You Are with actor Marcello Mastroianni. The movie was re-released internationally by Columbia Pictures.
Her debut in American film was in Roman Polanski’s movie Tess in 1979. The movie was nominated for six awards and won three. One of the awards was the Best Picture at 53rd Academy Award.
She teamed up with Wim Wenders again in the movie Paris, Texas in 1984. The movie won many awards at the Cannes Film Festival.
Over the years, she has done innumerable movies in the USA and Europe. Some of her other movies include Exposed, Revolution, Terminal Velocity with actor Charlie Sheen and The Lost Son.
As of 2019, she has appeared in more than 60 movies.
Net Worth of Nastassja Kinski
Nastassja Kinski has worked in countless movies as an actress throughout Europe and the USA.
Her work in more than 60 movies has earned her a net worth of $20 million, as of 2019. She earned $72,000 for her work in a German movie, Boarding School.
Kinski’s breakthrough role in Tess also earned her quite money. The movie earned a whopping $20.1 million worldwide in 1979.
The actress reteamed again with Wim Wenders for Paris, Texas in 1984, and the movie earned $2.2 million at the box office.
Nastassja Kinski has been in the entertainment industry for more than four decades. She has been active as an actress from a young age and is still continuing to write her legacy.