Renee Russo is an American actress, a former model, and a producer as well. As a model, Rene has been the cover girl of many popular journals like Cosmopolitan and Vogue. She is well known for playing the role of Lorna Cole in the movies Lethal Weapon 3 and Lethal Weapon 4.
Rene Russo's early life
Rene Russo was born as Rene Marie Russo in Burbank, California on the 17th of February, 1954. She is the daughter of father Nino Russo and mother Shirley Russo. Her family also consists of her sister named Toni Russo. She is an American as per her nationality and her ethnicity is mixed.
Rene Russo's childhood was not as good as expected; she had to work while she was in school to support her family financially. She attended Burroughs High School, along with classmate Ron Howard, son of late Rance Howard. During that time Rene also worked in the movie company. It was from that time on she induced her interest in acting.
Rene Russo's career
Rene Russo began her professional career as a model. She began her modeling career since 1972 and also modeled for prestigious modeling agencies and journals like Cosmopolitan and Vogue, for about a decade.
After that, she gave up her modeling career and established herself as an actress. She began acting in 1986 when she landed the role of Eden Kendell in the TV show Sable.
Rene Russo's personal life
Rene Russo is a married woman. She is married to her beloved husband Dan Gilroy. They got married on 14th March 1992 in a beautiful wedding ceremony. The couple was said to have dated for long before they tied in a marital relationship.
Rene Russo has one child; a daughter named Rose Gilroy with him. Besides this, she is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs and Dan is her only boyfriend-turned-spouse.
Rene Russo's net worth
Rene Russo has acted in numerous blockbuster movies which have had great earnings at the box office like Major league, which earned $49 million. Her other films Mr. Destiny earned $15 million, Lethal Weapon 4 earned $285 million. It has been assumed that Rene Russo received a fair amount for her part in these films which have all amounted to her current net worth.
As of 2019, Rene Russo has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Personally, she also earned a massive amount of salary in her life, for her role in Lethal Weapon 4, her salary was $3,000,000.