How much Rachael Leigh Cook is worth?
She starred in a high-budget Netflix movie called “A Tourist’s Guide To Love”, a 2023 romantic comedy directed by Steven K. Tsuchida. In the movie, she plays the character of Amanda Riley alongside the famous American-Thai actor Scott Ly and Ben Feldman, who appeared in “As Above, So Below.”
She is also a famous model producer and has been featured in many movies since 1996, including Blonde Ambition, The Baby-Sitters Club, The Big Empty, The Final Season, and Texas Rangers. And she’s won awards like the Young Star Awards (Twice), Teen Choice Awards, and MTV Base Awards, among others.
|Name||Rachael Leigh Cook|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Profession||Actress, Voice Actor, Model, and Film Producer|
|Salary||Still in view|
|Date of Birth||4th October 1979|
|Parent||Thomas Howard Cook and Joann|
|Age||44 years old|
|Height||5ft 1 inch|
|Children||Charlotte Easton Gillies, Theodore Vigo Sullivan Gillies|
Rachael Leigh Net Worth
Rachael Leigh has a net worth of $5 million. Such an impressive figure came mostly from her career as a model, actress, and voice-over artist.
She has played the role of a voice-over actor in 17 episodes of Robot Chicken (2005 – 2021), Star Wars: The Old Republic – Onslaught, and Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, earning between $69,000 and $87,499 per year, according to backstage.com.
Rachael’s performance in A Tourist’s Guide To Love movie made headlines, pulling fans to watch the romantic comedy on Netflix. Her lead roles in movies earn her $65,000 per movie shooting session thanks to her A-list status as an actor.
A-list movie actors like Rachael Leigh earn an average of between $15 million to $20 million per movie in total.
Other sources of income for her Include major endorsement deals and contracts as a model.
Rachael initiated her pursuit of acting opportunities at the tender age of 14. Her on-screen debut unfolded in 1995 with the film ‘The Baby-Sitters Club.’
Simultaneously, she showcased her talent in the adventure film ‘Tom and Huck,’ hitting theaters in December of the same year. By 1996, her modeling agency facilitated her participation in the short film ’26 Summer Street.’
A pivotal moment came in 1997 when she secured a leading role in ‘Country Justice,’ portraying a 15-year-old rape victim grappling with pregnancy.
The turning point in her career arrived in 1999 with her breakout performance in the romantic comedy ‘She’s All That,’ marking the most financially successful film in her repertoire.
In 2000, she shared the screen with Elijah Wood in the well-received ‘The Bumblebee Flies Anyway.’
Taking on the lead role in 2001’s ‘Josie and the Pussycats,’ the film faced box office challenges but later gained cult classic status.
Her prominence continued to rise, featuring as the cover girl for the U.S. March/April issue of FHM in 2000 and starring in the New Found Glory’s MV ‘Dressed to Kill.’
The following years saw her ranking at No. 26 in Stuff magazine’s ‘102 Sexiest Women in the World’ (2002) and starring in the film ’11:14′ (2003) and the television miniseries ‘Into the West’ (2005).
Subsequent ventures included appearances in various productions, such as the big-screen adaptation of ‘Nancy Drew’ (2007), the independent sports drama ‘The Final Season,’ and roles in the Seth Green comedies ‘Titan Maximum’ and ‘Robot Chicken.’
She continued to diversify her roles with guest appearances on the USA Network series ‘Psych’ in 2008.
Transitioning seamlessly into the 2010s, Rachael’s career showcased versatility, spanning T.V. comedy pilots, Western horror films like ‘Vampire,’ and the crime drama series ‘Perception’ (2012). She flexed her creative muscles in the independent film ‘Broken Kingdom’ and collaborated with her husband, Daniel Gillies.
Rachael’s involvement with Hallmark Channel films, including ‘Summer Love’ (2016), ‘Autumn in the Vineyard’ (2016), and ‘Summer in the Vineyard’ (2017), demonstrated her enduring presence in the entertainment industry.
Beyond on-screen roles, her voice resonated in animated series and video games, including ‘Batman Beyond,’ Final Fantasy VII’ and ‘Kingdom Hearts II.’ Her production company, Ben’s Sister Productions, reflected her commitment to creative endeavors.
Her multifaceted career extended into 2020, where she played a pivotal role in the fifteenth season of ‘Criminal Minds’ and produced and starred in the Netflix film ‘Love, Guaranteed,’ showcasing her enduring impact in the ever-evolving entertainment landscape.
Nominations And Awards
In 1997, Rachael Leigh Cook was noticed in the movie “Tom and Huck” and nominated for a YoungStar Award for being really good in a funny film.
Then, in 1999, she starred in “She’s All That” and won a YoungStar Award for being the best young actress in a funny film. The Kids’ Choice Awards also liked the movie, giving it an award for Favorite Movie Couple for Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachael. She even got the Best Actress award at the Santa Monica Film Festival for her part in “The Hi-Line.”
At the MTV Movie Awards, Rachael was nominated for two prizes: Best Breakthrough Female Performance and Best On-Screen Duo with Freddie Prinze Jr. The Teen Choice Awards thought she did a great job, giving her a win for the Sexiest Love Scene in a movie (with Freddie Prinze Jr.) and a nomination for Breakout Performance in “Dawson’s Creek.”
In 2000, she got a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Newcomer (Internet Only) for her role in “She’s All That.” She also won the Best Actress award at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival for “Sally.”
In 2001, she was honored with the Young Hollywood Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Female. The movie “Josie and the Pussycats” got her a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Actress.
In 2006, Rachael and the cast won the Western Heritage Award for Television Feature Film for “Into the West.”
Rachael Leigh Cook was born on October 4, 1976, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born to JoAnn Cook, a cook and weaver, and Thomas Cook, a social worker and stand-up comedian.
When Rachael was still in elementary school, she was a professional print model and was seen in national Target advertisements and on Milk-Bone dog biscuit boxes.
She went to the young actors’ school called Laurel Springs School. She later earned her high school diploma from Minneapolis South High School.