Sandra Bullock is a Virginia-born actress and producer who maintained a steady calendar of small roles till landing a major part in 1993’s Demolition Man opposite Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. After that, she performed opposite Keanu Reeves in Speed, which grossed $350.4 million ( INR 26,70.55 Cr) worldwide. Her career took off overnight in Hollywood where it has remained ever since.
|Real Name||Sandra Annette Bullock.|
|Birth Place||Arlington, Virginia, U.S.|
|Date of Birth||26th July 1964.|
|Source of Income||Professional actress and producer.|
|Age||58 years. (As of 2022).|
|Father Name||John Wilson Bullock.|
|Mother’s name||Helga Mathilde Meyer.|
|School||She had a Waldorf education in Nuremberg.|
She also studied ballet and vocal arts as a child.
She studied at Washington-Lee High School.
|University||East Carolina University|
|Qualifications||She received a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in Drama in 1987.|
|Height||5 feet 7.32 inches / 171 Cm.|
|Weight||54 Kg / 119.05 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Natural brunette.|
|Eye Color||Dark brown.|
|Marital Status||Married ( 16th July 2005- 28th June 2010).|
|Husband||Motorcycle builder and Monster Garage host Jesse James.|
|Children|| Louis (Adopted).|
Laila Bullock (Adopted).
|Relationship||She was once engaged to actor Tate Donovan ( for three years).|
She also dated football player Troy Aikman and actors Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Gosling.
|Monthly income||$ 16,63,686.58 (INR. 12,68,40,376.67 Cr).|
|Yearly income||$ 19,958,881.22(INR 1,52,20,84,520.00Cr).|
|Twitter / Sandy|
1.3 million followers
|Net Worth||$ 250 million (INR 19,05.81 Cr).|
|Last Updated||March 2022.|
Sandra Annette Bullock was born in Arlington, Virginia, on 26th July 1964. Her father is an Army employee, John W. Bullock, and her mother is an opera singer, Helga Mathilde Meyer. She spent a good portion of her youth singing in a choir in Nuremberg in Germany where her father was stationed and in charge of the Army’s Military Postal Service.
This is where her father and mother had met and got married. The family moved to Arlington when Sandra was around twelve years old. At that point in time, her father became a contractor for The Pentagon. Bullock attended Washington-Lee High School, where she was a cheerleader and participated in school plays. She received a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in Drama in 1987.
To pursue a career in acting, she moved to New York City after college where she worked, she started attending acting classes and went on auditions, taking roles for the stage and student films. She has also worked as a bartender, waitress, and coat checker to pay the bills while auditioning for various roles. Along with this she also took acting classes with Sanford Meisner.
After moving to Los Angeles, Bullock soon started maintaining a steady roster of small roles. Director Alan J. Levi was very much impressed by her performance in an Off-Broadway play he had seen and offered her a part in 1989 made for TV film Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman. This led her the way that secured her many small roles in so many small films (and the NBC television version of the film Working Girl in 1990).
The next year she co-performed as Annie Porter opposite Keanu Reeves in the smash-hit blockbuster Speed, which grossed $350.4 million ( INR ( INR 26,70.55 Cr) worldwide. With her wonderful performance, she exploded her career overnight into the stratosphere.
After Speed, her career was established as a Hollywood leading actress. Many high profile roles in highly successful films followed including While You Were Sleeping ( $182 million ( INR 13,90.44 Cr) worldwide, and make her eligible for a Golden Globe Nomination. After that A Time to Kill ( $152.2 million (INR 11,62.77 Cr) worldwide, Miss Congeniality $212.7 million ( INR 16,24.98 Cr) worldwide, and Two Weeks Notice $199 million ( INR 15,20.67 Cr) worldwide.
She also acted in 1995’s The Net as a computer programmer who stumbles upon a conspiracy. Critics appreciated very much her performance and The Net brought in $110.6 million ( INR 8,45.16 Cr) in the U.S. IN 1997 she reprised her role in Speed 2: Cruise Control. Later on, she stated that she regretted making the sequel. In 1998, Bullock produced and performed in Hope Floats, which made $81.4 million ( INR 6,22.02 Cr) That same year, she also performed in Practical Magic with Nicole Kidman.
In the crime drama A Time to Kill (1996), Bullock played a member of the defence team, opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey. In 1998 she voiced Miriam in the DreamWorks Animation film The Prince of Egypt Alongside Ben Affleck.
She also won critical appreciation for her supporting role in the 2005 film Crash, which earned three Academy Awards for her. Her 2013 drama Gravity is her highest-grossing leading film to date, which collected $700 million ( INR 53,49.29 Cr) at the worldwide box office. Her 2009 feature, The Blind Side, earned approx $309 million ( INR 23,61.33 Cr) in worldwide box office along with a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for best actress.
That same year, she also performed in The Proposal with Ryan Reynolds, which grossed $317 million ( INR 24,22.46 Cr) at the box office. In 2013, she acted as Dr Ryan Stone in Gravity, which achieved $716 million ( INR 54,71.56 Cr) at the box office worldwide. She was nominated for many awards, including the Oscar for Best Actress. In 2015, she voiced the villain in the animated film Minions which became her highest-grossing film to date, bringing $1.1 billion ( INR 84,06.03 Cr) worldwide.
In February 2021, Deadline confirmed that she is joining Brad Pitt in the Sony action movie Bullet Train directed by David Leitch. She also runs Fortis Films and was the executive producer for The George Lopez Show.
Top 10 Sandra Bullock movies
- While You Were Sleeping (1995) PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance.
- Speed (1994) R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller.
- The Proposal (I) (2009).
- The Lake House (2006).
- In Love and War (1996).
- 28 Days (2000).
- A Time to Kill (1996).
- The Blind Side (2009).
- Miss Congeniality (2000).
- Two Weeks Notice (2002).
Sandra was once engaged to Tate Donavon for three years. She was married to West Coast Choppers founder Jesse James on 16th July 2005. She filed for divorce on 23rd, April 2010 in Austin, Texas. She has since then adopted two children on her own. She is also philanthropic which includes supporting other charities and organizations. She has associated for a long time with the American Red Cross by donating a total of at least $5 million ( INR 38.21 Cr) to the organization over the years.
Gravity movie performance
In 2014, she earned a huge amount of paycheck for the film Gravity. Her Best Actress Oscar win, Sandra was able to make a deal of $20 million ( INR 1,52.86 Cr) plus 15% of Gravity’s gross box office receipts as well as TV deals and DVD sales. To date, she has earned $70 million ( INR 5,35.01 Cr) from Gravity.
She earned $500,000 ( INR 3.81 Cr) for 1994’s Speed. Next year she earned $250,000 ( INR 1.90 Cr) for The Net. This salary was settled before the massive success of Speed. Finally becoming famous as a celebrity she earned $8 million (INR 61.11 Cr) for 1996’s A Time To Kill. She earned $10.5 million ( INR 80.21 Cr) to reprise her role in Speed 2: Cruise Control. She made $20 million ( INR 1,52.79 Cr) for The Blind Side, $15 million ( INR 1,14.58 Cr) for Murder by Numbers, $17.5 million ( INR 1,33.67 Cr) for Miss Congeniality 2, $10 million ( INR 76.38 Cr) for Minions.
Between 1994 and 2009, she earned $150 million ( INR 11,45.81 Cr) in salary. She earned another $120 million ( INR 9,16.67 Cr) between 2009 and 2019 in movie salaries alone bringing her total career collection to around $300 million ( INR 22,91.68 Cr) including all bonuses. As an executive producer of the TV series George Lopez, she earned at least $10 million (INR 76.39 Cr).
She owns around 20 properties in the United States. In total, her real estate portfolio is worth conservatively $80 million ( INR 6,11.71 Cr).In 2019 she listed a 3-acre property on an island in Georgia for $6.5 million ( INR 479.70 Cr). The property is actually an addition of NINE properties that feature 200 feet of beach frontage. She bought the properties in step by step transactions over 2001 and 2002 for a total of $4.5 million ( INR 34.41 Cr).
In 2018 she sold a house in Los Angeles above the Sunset Strip, that she bought for $1.5 million ( INR 11.47Cr) 7 in 2011, for $2.9 million ( INR 22.16 Cr). Same year she paid $8.5 million ( INR 64.97 Cr) for a home in a Malibu gated community. Two years later she paid $5.3 million ( INR 40.50 Cr) for another oceanfront property in the same community. She owns more than a dozen properties in Texas, mainly around the Austin area.
Her residence is a mansion in Beverly Hills that she bought for $16.2 million in ( INR 1,23.79 Cr) 2011. This property, which is spread over 3.4 acres, & worth $25-30 million ( INR 1,90.99 Cr – 2,29.19 Cr) . She owns two units in a nearby luxury tower and in March 2021 for $2.7 million ( INR 20.63 Cr)for a 2,800 square-foot nearby single-family home.
Sandra owns a 5-acre mountain retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which is a $4 million ( INR 30.56 Cr) townhouse in Manhattan and a $3 million ( INR 22.92 Cr) Victorian mansion in New Orleans.
Q. Does Sandra Bullock have an Instagram?
Q.Who is Sandra Bullock’s husband?
Ans:- She married Jesse James ( 2005-2010).