Demi Moore whose real name is Demi Gene Guynes, is an American actress and film producer. Demi Moore is only her professional name. She was born on November 11, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico, U.S. In the year 1996, she emerged as the highest paid actress in film history when she was paid an unexpected salary of $12.5 million to act in Striptease and this helped increase Demi Moore net worth.
Demi Moore Biography
Demi Moore’s biological father was Air Force airman Charles Harmon, Sr., who left her mother, Virginia, after a two month marriage before the birth of Demi Moore. Her mother remarried when Moore was three months old. She married Dan Guynes, who was a newspaper advertising man that changed jobs often. Consequently, the family had to move numerous times. In 1991, Moore had said that, “My dad was Dan Guynes. He raised me. There is a man who would be considered my biological father who I don’t really have a relationship with”. Moore got to know of her biological father when she was 13 years old. She found her mother and stepfather’s marriage certificate and inquired about the situation since she saw her parents were married in February 1963 and she was born in “62”.
As a child, Moore suffered from Strabismus, and this was ultimately corrected by two medical operations. Also, she suffered from kidney dysfunction. At the age of 15, Moore moved to West Hollywood, California, where her mother worked for a magazine distribution company. There, Moore attended her high school at Fairfax High School. In 2019, Moore claimed that she was raped when she was 15 years old.
Demi Moore Career
Demi Moore net worth has accumulated as a result of about four decades of hard work. Within 1979 – 1983, Moore signed with the Elite Modeling Agency and went to Europe to work as a pin-up girl, then enrolled in drama classes after being inspired by her next-door neighbor, 17-year-old German actress Nastassja Kinski. Three months before her birthday, she met musician Freddy Moore who was married and at the time leader of the band, at the Los Angeles nightclub, The Troubadour. They both stayed together in an apartment in West Hollywood. Moore co-wrote three songs with Freddy Moore and appeared in the music video for their selection “It’s Not a Rumor,” performed by his band, The Nu Kats. Demi Moore net worth continues to increase as she still receives royalty checks from her brief songwriting work (1980–81). Moore also sang in the films One Crazy Summer and Bobby.
Moore came to international recognition following her appearance in the sex Comedy – Blame It On Rio. Although the movie attracted negative reviews, it was without doubts a box office success. In John Willis’s Screen World, Vol. 38, Demi Moore’s was listed as one of twelve “Promising New Actors of 1986”. Her most successful film to date is the supernatural romantic melodrama Ghost (1990), which grossed over US$505 million at the box office and was the highest-grossing film of the year. The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture , and Moore’s performance got her a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Demi Moore Movies
She has acted lots of movies some of which include;
- Indecent Proposal
- G.I Jane
- Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
- A few Good Men
- St Elmo’s Fire
- Now and Then
- The Scarlett Letter
- Blame It on Rio
- About Last Night
- The Hunch Back of Notre Dame
- Margin Call
- Rough Night
- The Joneses
- No Small Affair
- Corporate Animals
- The Juror
- One Crazy Summer
- Mr Brooks
- Nothing But Trouble
- The Seventh Sign
- Half Light
- The Butcher’s Wife
- Love Sonia
- We’re No Angels
- Passion of Mind
- Austin Powers In Goldmember
- Mortal Thoughts
- Wild Oats
- Very good Girls
- Hollywood Hotties
- Happy Tears
Demi Moore Marriages, Relationships and Personal Life
Demi Moore got married to musician Freddy Moore at the age of 18, on February 8, 1981. Freddy Moore had just recently divorced his wife, Lucy. It was during their marriage that Demi started to use Freddy’s surname as her stage name. The marriage however did not last for long, as Demi filled for a divorce in September 1984; it was finalized on August 7, 1985.
Demi Moore later got engaged to actor Emilio Estevez. It was with him that she co-starred in Wisdom, a crime drama written and directed by Estevez himself. However, their relationship was also short lived as the couple called off their plans to get married in December 1986.
On November 21, 1987, Moore married her second husband, actor Bruce Willis. Moore gave birth to three children for Willis: Rumer (born August 16, 1988), Scout (born July 20, 1991), and Tallulah (born February 3, 1994). The couple announced their separation on June 24, 1998, and filed for divorce on October 18, 2000. Moore also engaged in a three-year relationship with martial arts instructor Oliver Whitcomb, whom she dated from 1999 to 2002.
In the year 2003, Moore entered into a relationship with actor Ashton Kutcher, who was 15 years younger than her. They tied the knot on September 24, 2005. The wedding was attended by about 150 “close” friends and family of the couple, including Willis. After two years into her marriage to Kutcher, Moore got pregnant at the age of 42, but unfortunately, she lost the child about six months into the pregnancy. And in the month of November 2011, after months of media speculation about the condition of the couple’s marriage, Moore declared her decision to dissolve her marriage to Kutcher. After more than a year of being separated, Kutcher finally filed for a divorce from Moore on December 21, 2012, in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Moore filed her response papers in March 2013, requesting spousal support and payment of legal fees from Kutcher. On November 27, 2013, their divorce was finalized.
Demi Moore Net Worth, Cars and Assets
Demi Moore net worth is estimated at $150 million. She has a 5,000 square foot Beverly Hills home in Beverly Hills, California. With Demi Moore net worth that large, she sure has a thing for awesome cars. She owns a Mercedes-Benz S500 Sedan. She also possesses a $30,000 black Toyota Prius, a green hybrid vehicle capable of running on both its 1800cc petrol engine and electric batteries. In addition, Moore has a $100,000 2012 Lexus LS 600h that was gifted to her by her ex-husband, Kutcher some days before their separation.
Demi Moore Quotes
Demi Moore has been known to say these inspiring words:
- “I like to connect to people in the virtual world, exchanging thoughts and ideas, when in the physical world we might never have the opportunity to cross paths”.
- “I’m a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won’t need a lot of makeup”.
- “There is no way to reach your fullest potential if you don’t really find the love of yourself”.