Jane Seymour Net Worth: Jane Seymour OBE is a British-American actress and philanthropist who has a net worth in excess of $60 million. Jane Seymour is best known for her roles in James Bond films “Live and Let Die” and “Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman”.
Jane Seymour net worth
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 15, 1951 (71 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Television producer|
She was conceived Joyce Penelope Wilhelmina Frankenberg in Uxbridge (now part of Greater London) on February 15, 1951. Her mother Mieke was an obstetrician and her father Benjamin John Frankenberg a distinguished gynecologist. Her mother was a Dutch East Indies prisoner of war in World War II.
Seymour claims that she learned Dutch from her mother, and other survivors from the Japanese concentration camp. They spent many holidays in the Netherlands together as a child. Seymour is fluent in French. She attended Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, Hertfordshire. Jane Seymour was her stage name after the English queen of the same name.
Seymour began her acting career in 1969 at the age 18 when she was uncredited in “Oh! Director Richard Attenborough gave her the role of “What a Lovely War”. She also has a connection to Attenborough through her marriage to Michael after she worked on the movie. Jane got her big break in “The Only Way” a year later. She was Lillian Stein, a Jewish woman who sought refuge from Nazi persecution. Seymour’s first TV role was in 1973 when she played Emma Callon on the popular series “The Onedin Line.” During this period, she also appeared in two-part TV miniseries “Frankenstein The True Story”.
She finally became famous as Bond girl Solitaire three years later, in 1973. IGN ranked her 10th among the Top 10 Bond Babies. She was also seen in “Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger”, another adventure film. This third installment of the “Sinbad”, a trilogy featuring stop-motion animation by Ray Harryhausen, is her third appearance. She was also featured in “Battlestar Galactica”, the 1978 film, as Serina. Seymour starred opposite Chevy Chase in the 1978 TV series “Oh Heavenly Dog”. Seymour was the Constanze in “Amadeus” in 1980 alongside Tim Curry and Ian McKellen. It was performed 1,181 times and won five Tony Awards.
The period romance “Somewhere in Time” was her next film. She won a Golden Globe in 1981 for her role as Cathy Ames, based on John Steinbeck’s novel. The next year she was in “The Scarlet Pimpernel” and in 1984 in “Lassiter,” a box office disaster. Seymour was the lead female in the 12-part TV miniseries, “War and Remembrance”. Seymour also won her first Emmy Award that year for her role as Maria Callas in the TV movie, “Onassis:The Richest Man in the World”.
She worked in TV and film for many years until she was cast as Dr. Quinn on the TV drama, “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.” This role is what made her famous today. The role she played was for the entire run of the show, 1993-2001. She won a second Golden Globe for her work on the series. She was also featured in the television sequels to “Dr. Quinn.”
Seymour worked primarily in television throughout the 2000s. She made six guest appearances on the WB’s “Smallville” series in 2004 and 2005. 2005 saw her return to comedy in “Wedding Crashers,” where she played Kathleen Cleary (the fictional U.S. Secretary) She has guest starred on “How I Met Your Mother”, “Justice”, “In Case of Emergency,”” “Castle,” and “The Kominsky Method.” She was a contestant in season five of Dancing with the Stars and placed sixth with Tony Dovolani. She starred in “The Vortex”, a play by British Theatre Playhouse in Singapore, in April 2016.
Jane Seymour is also an author. She wrote Jane Seymour’s Guide to Romantic Living (1986), Two at a Time : Having Twins (2002) and Remarkable Changes (2003). Her books were co-written with her husband James Keach.
Jane has been working with Kay Jewelers since 2008 to design various jewelry lines, including the “Open Heart Collection”. Also Read Ketlen Vieira Net Worth
She was married and divorced four time, the first to Michael Attenborough in 1971. From 1977-1978, she was married to Geoffrey Planer, Attenborough’s close friend. She married David Flynn in 1981 and they had two children together: Katherine was born in 1982 and Sean in 1985. Flynn had gotten Seymour involved in some dubious housing market deals, which made her “completely bankrupt.” In 1992, the couple divorced. She married James Keach in 1992. John and Kristopher were born in 1995. After Keach had been caught cheating with Jane, Keach and Keach split in December 2015. In 2013, they split. Jane has been dating David Green since 2014.
Seymour was naturalized as a U.S. citizen in Feb 2005. Green and she live in Malibu, Hawaii.
Seymour has also a successful career in philanthropy which allows her to use her net worth for charitable purposes. Childhelp is her celebrity ambassador. Their mission is to assist victims of child neglect and abuse.
Heterochromia is Seymour’s most distinctive physical feature. It makes her right eye brown, and her left eye green. She posed for Playboy in February 2018, marking her third appearance for the magazine. She was 67 years old and the oldest woman photographed by the magazine.
Jane’s ex husband James Keach is the brother to actor Stacy Keach. This is significant because Jane and James bought Stacy’s Malibu mansion clifftop for $4.5million in 2004. Stacy owned the six-acre property for 25+years. The existing structures were in disrepair. Jane and James spent $5 million over several years on renovations. The result was a magnificent 6,300-square-foot Tudor-style home that features a recording studio as well as a cinema that can convert into a stage.
Jane and James had listed the house for $16 million at one time. Jane is the current owner of the property. According to public records, Jane has not found a buyer. The property is now worth likely $20+ million.
They owned a Malibu second mansion that they sold in the early 2010s for $11 million. Jane and James also owned an estate in Bath, England at one time.