|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||Apr 15, 1983|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Height:||5.3 feet (163cm)|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Alice Braga Moraes is a 38 years old Brazilian actress, producer, and model who has a net worth of $2 million as of September 2021. She came into the spotlight when she starred in the famous action thriller film I Am Legend (2007) along with Will Smith. For the last two decades, she has been starring in multiple Brazilian and Hollywood films. The City of God (2002,) Lower City (2005,) and Only God Knows (2006) are the most famous among them. She has also been playing vital roles in the super hit Hollywood movies like Repo Man (2010,) Predator (2010,) The Rite (2011,) The Shack (2017,) and Elysium (2013.) She is six times awarded as The Best Actress from ACIE Awards and twice as Best Supporting Character, and she has won numerous other Brazilian Cinema awards – like Cinema Brazil Grand Prize – and Hollywood Awards.
Let’s have a deeper look into her career and life – along with some interesting facts about her – and see how she has become a millionaire.
How Did Alice Braga Become Rich?
Alice Braga was born in a well-to-do family, being her mom and aunt the famous actresses of the time. So, her inclination towards on-screen acting was quite genetic. From her childhood, Alice was interested and ‘tamed’ to be on-screen from her childhood. In her early years in school, she was an active participant in different commercials, plays, and dramas.
During her schooling in 1998, she made her debut film Trampolim in the Portuguese language. This was followed by her legendary starred thriller film City of God in 2002, which was widely appraised throughout Brazil. For this film, she won Best Supporting Actress Award from the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize. This was the era when her fame was rapidly increasing and she was becoming famous throughout Brazil and abroad. Nevertheless, she was also frequently appearing on the Brazilian television show called Carandiru, Outras Historias which greatly added up to her national fame.
Joining the South American film industry in 2005 was a slight career shift for Alice. That is, she was performing for holistically different audiences as compared to her Brazilian and Portuguese movies. Lover City (2005) and Only God Knows (2006) are the most popular South American films where she starred with great success.
However, she came into the international spotlight in early 2007 when she stepped into Hollywood movies. The most known and popular is her Hollywood debut I Am Legend (2007) where she starred along with the famous actor Will Smith. Following her successful role along with Will Smith, her recognition increased in the United States and she got a dignified place among Hollywood fans worldwide. She starred in popular Hollywood films like Journey to the End of Night (2006,) the martial arts film Redbelt (2008,) Blindness (2008,) Kill me Three Times (2014,) and the popular crime drama Crossing Over (2009.)
Braga still continues her successful career as an actress. She has played a major role in the recent super hit horror film The New Mutants (2020) where she plays the role of Cecilia Reyes. The most recent film where Braga has played her role is The Suicide Squad which was originally released in France on July 28, 2021.
Throughout her thriving career, she has won numberless prizes. These include Verona Love Screen Film Festival Awards, SESC Film Festival Awards, Sao Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards and Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival Awards.
What Is Alice Braga Net Worth?
As of September 2021, Alice has a net worth of $2 million. Her main source of income is the solely relied profession of on-screen acting. She earns a fair part of her income as an actress – in both Brazilian and Hollywood films and dramas. Most of the films where she has starred – all the way from 1998 to 2021 – have been greatly successful and have helped her in generating a reliable revenue.
Apart from her movies, her character in dramas and plays has a pivotal role in her rapidly increasing net worth. The most obvious and known among them is her longest collaboration with the popular BBC television series Queen of the South which she produces as well. The series has released five episodes till now and Braga has been a part of it since 2016. Although the exact salary she earns from Queen of the South is unknown, but certainly it adds up to her ever-growing net worth. Nonetheless, the Hollywood reporters assume that she earns approximately between $15,000 to $20,000 per episode.
She has also been working on different projects in the United States and in her home country Brazil which are other sources of her income. It would be fair to say that her major sources are threefold: her professional career as an actress, her long-term collaboration with the TV series Queen of the South and We Are Who We Are and her other projects in the US, Brazil, and overseas.
How Alice Braga Spends Her Money?
Alice Braga has residences in Los Angeles and in her home city Sao Paulo Brazil. She reveals in an interview that she is dating the Brazilian actress Bianca Comparato since 2017. But she still considers her marital status as ‘single.’ Nevertheless, she was assumed to be romantically linked with the Mexican actor Diego Luna back in 2005, but they never tied the knot.
She currently lives a luxurious and successful life in the United States as she works on building her Hollywood career. However, she reveals in an interview that despite the lavish lifestyle in the United States, she misses her hometown, Sao Paulo. “I have a deep respect for where I come from,” she says, “I am homesick most of the time. The densely populated town exudes a whole different energy which I am unable to find here in the US,” she concludes. On a lighter note, she mentions that a fair bit of her life is spent in traveling as she flies back and forth to the US and Brazil – despite the fact that she is not a keen traveler.
- Alice Braga is the niece of the legendary actress Sonia Braga. Her mother Ana Braga is also an actress.
- She is trilingual: the actress fluently speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
- Her first appearance on television commercials in 1991 was for yogurt when she was only eight years old.
- Braga is presumably the youngest Hollywood actress who started her career at the early age of 8 years.
- She was dating the Mexican actor Diego Luna back in 2005.
- She is an astute reader of Spanish fiction and literature, and Arturo Pérez-Reverte is her favorite novelist.