Cameron Diaz Net Worth, Money and More

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Cameron Diaz Net Worth: $100 million

Profession: Actor


Cameron Diaz is an American actress and used to be a model in 1990s. She is best known for her films like The Mask, My Best Friend’s Wedding and There is something about Mary. She also dubbed princess Fiona in the Shrek series. Other high profile movies of hers include Knight and Day, The holiday, Bad Teacher and The Green Hornet. She has also been nominated for the Golden Globe for her roles in Gangs of Ney York, Being John Malkovich and Vanilla sky. Her currently estimated net worth is $100 million.

Growing Up

She was born in California in 1972 to an import-export agent Billy Joan and oil company worker Luis Diaz.  Emilio Luis was from Cuba with ancestry from Spain while Billy was of German and English descent. Cameron was the youngest kid in the family with only one elder sister. The future super star grew up in Long Beach and went to the same high school as Snoop Dogg (rapper and record producer).

Political Affiliations and relationships


Cameron Diaz isn’t much known for her political affiliations but she did show some political inclination in 2000 when she publicly endorsed Al Gore. She wore T-shirts with anti-Bush statements. She even spoke as an advocate to families with their children involved in war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

She had been in a couple of relationships from 1990-95 but she hit headlines with Matt Dillon in 1995. It ended in just three years. She was later seen dating singer Justin Timberlake and basketball star Alex Rodriguez.

Starting her Career


Her net worth started expanding while she was just sixteen. By this time, Diaz had begged a solid modeling contract with Elite Model Management and began travelling the world as a photo model and catwalk too. Acting came kind of accidentally. She was recommended for The Mask by one of the agents from her modeling agency i.e. Elite Model Management. Though she had no prior acting experience and never even considered acting as her career, she got the role in The Mask opposite Jim Carrey. She immediately became a sex symbol and received more and more movie offers.

Various magazines have listed Cameron Diaz as the hottest and sexiest woman. She has ruled various rankings. People magazine has called her as one of the 50 most beautiful women. FHM put her in the list of top 100 sexy ladies while the Australian Empire magazine ranked her the 11th sexiest actor. In one of the trilogy she received whooping $20 million to play the part. Only Julia Roberts is known t make that kind of money for movie appearances.

She is also notorious for her habit of breaking bones. She once broke her hand while preparing for a role in Mortal Combat. In another accident she broke her nose while surfing in Australia.

This is what she makes!


She has come a long way since 2007 when she was ranked #15 Richest Women in the World by Forbes magazine. That time, her net worth amounted to $75 million.

After twenty years of her debut with Jim Carrey in The Mask, Cameron Diaz still continues to be one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood. She starred opposite Tom Cruise in ‘Knight and Day’ in 2010 but the movie didn’t quit meet the expectations. Nevertheless, it made $260 million due to its overseas sale. She has also starred opposite her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake in ‘Bad Teacher’ where she plays a foul mouth teacher. She continues remaining in limelight thanks to her relationship with basketball star Alex Rodriguez.

Annual earnings according to Forbes:

2005- 2006: $15 million

2007- 2008:$50 million

2008- 2009: $20 million

2009- 2010: $32 million

20101-2011: $18 million

Salary according to IMDB

These are some of her most grossing movies till date, according to IMDB:

There’s something about Mary (1998) earned her $2 million. She was paid $500,000 for Any given Sunday in 1999. For Charlie’s Angels and Shrek in 2000 and 2001, she earned $12 million and $3 million respectively. The follow up on Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle in 2003 earned her $15 million. For Shrek 2 in 2004 she was paid $10 million. She charged the same for What Happens in Vegas in 2009. For Knight and Day and The Green Hornet in 2010 and 2011 she earned $10 million and $6 million respectively.

Cameron Diaz Home and Estate


Although she was never known to be a heavy spender but she surprised everyone when she bought a Beverly Hills estate for $10 million. The wide and sprawling property spawns for over 3 acres and features 6 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, one guesthouse, a tennis court and a swimming pool. The best feature of the house is its backyard which is probably the best Hollywood has ever seen. She has celebrity neighbors which include Penelope Cruz and Jessica Simpson.

She was also seen shopping at Dior and Versace Couture shows in Paris during last year, probably in a bid to p her fashion profile.

Autos and Cars Cameron Diaz owns


She is a proud owner of three high-end cars which include a Toyota Prius, a Tesla Model S and a black Maserati Quattroporte. Truly a fan on luxury and class!

Holiday Getaways


She can probably be seen heading to Iceland for a long and relaxing vacation. She also loves her exotic vacations in Mexico.

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