Drew Barrymore (born 22.02.75) Drew Barrymore is an American actress, screenwriter, film director, producer, model and author best known for her roles in 'E.T. The Extra Terrestrial', 'Donnie Darko', 'Scream' and '50 First Dates'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2013, Drew Barrymore has a net worth of 125 million USD.
Childhood: Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, to Jade and John Barrymore. Her parent divorced when she was nine years old. As well as having five sibling, Barrymore has a predominantly actor-based family. Her father, John, was arguably the most famous actor of his day, and her godfather is Steven Spielberg.
Career: At 11 months old, she appeared in a dog food commercial after attending the audition and being bitten by the dog. Instead of crying, she laughed, landing her the part. In 1980, she appeared briefly in the film 'Altered State', before appearing in her breakout role in 'E.T. The Extra Terrestrial' the next year. After spending her late childhood going through a rebellious phase a result of sudden stardom, Barrymore channelled this new persona into films like 1992's 'Poison Ivy', and 1993's 'Guncrazy'. In 1995, she appeared alongside Whoopi Goldberg in 'Boys on the Side', before appearing in a cameo in 'Batman Forever'. The following year, she made an appearance in the film 'Scream', before settling into a more comfortable career path with regular starring roles in romantic comedies. She appeared in 'Wishful Thinking' in 1997, 'The Wedding Singer' in 1998, and 'Home Fries' in 1998. In the year 2000, Barrymore was nominated for a Primetime Emmy award for her part in 'Olive, the Other Reindeer'. The same year, she appeared in the film 'Charlie's Angels' before starring in the drama 'Riding in Cars with Boys' the following year. In 2003, she reprised her role in the 'Charlie's Angels' sequel, 'Full Throttle'. The following year, she made her directorial debut with the television documentary, 'Choose or Lose Presents: The Best Place to Start' about the US election process. She made her feature film directorial debut in 2009, with 'Whip It', which she also appeared in.
Personal Life: Barrymore was first engaged in 1991 at the age of 16, to Leland Hayward, although the marriage was called off after a few months. She then became engaged to Jamie Walters in 1992, and lived with him until they broke up in 1993. She married her first husband, Jeremy Thomas, in 1994 when she was 19. They were divorced two months later. In 1999, she began dating comedian Tom Green, and they became engaged in July 2000. After marring in July 2001, they filed for divorce in December of the same year. It was finalised in October, 2002, the same year Barrymore began a five-year relationship with Fabrizio Moretti from The Strokes. In 2011, she met Will Kopelman, and they were married in June, 2012. The couple have two daughters together.
The 40-year-old actress is ready to delve deep into her tumultuous personal and professional life to write her very first autobiography.
Drew Barrymore has undoubtedly lived an intriguing life, beginning acting at just 11-months-old she quickly rose to stardom from her breakthrough role in 'ET: The Extraterrestrial' aged 6. But dealing with fame at such a young age led her to experience a notoriously troubled childhood, which resulted in a strained relationship with mother Jaid, and father, John Barrymore.
Barrymore is writing a autobiography
Overcoming her turbulent years, the 40-year-old actress has forged herself a hugely successful Hollywood career, in which she has dominated the romantic comedy genre with films such as 'The Wedding Singer', 'Never Been Kissed' and '50 First Dates.'
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Jimmy Fallon provided lots of laughs with his special filming of 'The Tonight Show'.
The Super Bowl XLIX was all anyone could talk about over the weekend - and it wasn't just about the epic win of the New England Patriots over the Seattle Seahawks. As per usual, this year provided some pretty hilarious highlights, most notably from 'The Tonight Show''s Jimmy Fallon.
Jimmy Fallon provided the comedy at Super Bowl XLIX
Fallon was shooting a Super Bowl special for 'The Tonight Show', filming at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix for the first time in honour of the occasion. Despite special guests Brandon LaFell, Danny Amendola and LeGarrette Blount of the Patriots making an appearance, Fallon did well to keep the attention on him with his admittedly impressive 'Super Bowl of Lip Sync Battles' skit.
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Despite having a notoriously troubled upbringing, the 39-year-old actress recently described her teenage self as a "happy, blithering idiot."
Drew Barrymore first began acting at just 11-months-old and she landed her breakthrough role in 'ET: The Extraterrestrial' at age 6, but finding stardom at such a young led her to experience a notoriously troubled childhood.
After becoming a child star, Barrymore had a troubled upbringing
The Hollywood star's personal life quickly began to spiral out of control her adolescence years, which included substance abuse, rehab stints and emancipating herself from her parents. Surprisingly, while being interviewed by More magazine, Barrymore claims she wouldn't change it for the world.
Drew Barrymore, Will Kopelman and Olive Kopelman - American actress Drew Barrymore was spotted out with her husband Will Kopelman as they took their daughter, Olive to the Farmers Market in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015
Launching a new award ceremony can't be easy, so for The Daily Front Row's inaugural Fashion Los Angeles Awards, a host of celebrities were on-hand to ensure it was a success.
Fashion lovers and Hollywood fans were desperately checking in to the Sunset Tower Hotel to watch The Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards on 22nd January 2015. For those of you that have never heard of the Fashion Los Angeles Awards, don't worry; you aren't at fault as Thursday night's award show was the first of what is hoped to be annual event. An event which, apparently, honours the finest contributions to the style of Hollywood from the world of fashion.
Miley Cyrus with a t-shirt reading "I had nothing to wear so I put on this Moschino dress" (Credit Frederick M. Brown - Getty Images)
For the inaugural event, a host of celebrities flocked to the Sunset Tower to present awards, or just watch the action unfold before them. Drew Barrymore and Ciara were called upon to present some of the prestigious awards, with stars like Rihanna, Katy Perry and Kanye West taking up the front row of seats for the show. Miley Cyrus also presented an award. Whilst wearing an oversized t-shirt emblazoned with the statement "I had nothing to wear so I put on this Moschino dress", Cyrus presented the awards for 'Womenswear Designer of the Year' to Jeremy Scott.
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman - A variety of stars were snapped as they arrived at the inaugural Daily Front Row Fashion Los Angeles Awards which were held at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 22nd January 2015
After just 16 months since the birth of their first child, Jimmy Fallon confirms more good news.
Congratulations to Jimmy Fallon and, of course, his wife Nancy Juvonen as they proudly announce the arrival of their second baby (another daughter!) Frances Cole Fallon. With the child being carried via gestational surrogate, the couple previously kept the impending news secret.
Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen are parents again
Life is full of nice surprises and 'The Tonight Show' host has certainly shown his spontaneity as he's only now revealed that his second child has been born. The media hadn't had so much of a sniff of baby news since Fallon and Juvonen welcomed Winnie Rose Fallon into the world in July 2013, but it seems they are dead set on developing a large family of their own. Frances Cole made her arrival on Wednesday morning according to a representative of the family.
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Jessica Barrymore's brother is calling her sudden death a "drug misadventure."
On Tuesday (July 29th), Drew Barrymore's paternal half-sister, Jessica, was found dead in a car after what was believed to be a possible overdose, but according to her brother this would have been accidental as she would have not have purposely taken her own life.
Drew's half-sister died from a suspected overdose
Even though the late 47 year-old, who was found in her vehicle parked along a street in National City, Calif., a suburb south of San Diego, had vodka and methamphetamine in her possession, John Barrymore doesn't think she was suicidal.
Jessica Barrymore discovered dead in her car by neighbours in San Diego
Following the tragedy of the death of her half-sister Jessica, actress Drew Barrymore has released a statement offering condolences.
It said "Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss.” Drew’s statement suggests that the half-sisters were estranged, but it expresses sorrow nonetheless.
Drew Barrymore, pictured here at the premiere of Blended, released a statement
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The Hollywood actress's half-sister's body was discovered in a car on Tuesday morning (July 29th).
Drew Barrymore's family was struck with a tragedy on Tuesday morning (July 29th) as her paternal half-sister was found dead in a car after possibly suffering from a fatal overdose.
Drew's half-sister was foudn dead on Tuesday morning (July 29th)
Jessica Barrymore's body was discovered in her vehicle, which was in park along a street in National City, Calif., a suburb south of San Diego, the local authorities confirmed.
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Jessica Barrymore, 47, found dead in her car
Drew Barrymore’s half-sister Jessica Barrymore has reportedly been found dead in her car in San Diego.
Drew Barrymore's half-sister Jessica was sadly found dead on Tuesday
The movie star’s paternal half-sister, 47, was found by her neighbour Marta Lopez after she discovered Barrymore’s car blocking her drive on her way to work on Tuesday morning. After being unable to get her attention, she noticed a number of white pills scattered around the inside of the car.
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Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson's wedding photographs have sold for $300,000. The pictures will be published in a US entertainment magazine tomorrow (Wednesday 9th July).
People magazine has bought Jessica Simpson's wedding pictures for $300,000, according to reports in a US newspaper. Simpson had joined the likes of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humpries and Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman whose wedding photos were all bought by the entertainment magazine.
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson married on Saturday in California.